Village of Elmwood

Elmwood is a beautiful rural community located along Pierce County’s northeastern border.With close proximity to I-94 and Menomonie, Elmwood offers the best of both rural living along with easy access to larger metropolitan areas.Distance to:

  • Downtown St Paul – 60 mi
  • Twin Cities International Airport – 68 mi
  • Eau Claire – 54 mi
  • Madison – 237 mi
  • Chicago – 376 mi.

Education & Training:

Students in the Elmwood School District consistently score above national averages in standardized tests.  A progressive Board of Education works with local residents to provide community-wide access to facilities and programs.  The West Central Wisconsin Private Industry Council and the Wisconsin Job Service provide coordinated training and development services from Job Centers in Menomonie and Ellsworth.

Elmwood Residents and businesses have excellent access to job training resources with technical instruction available at Chippewa Valley Technical College campuses in Menomonie, 19 miles east and River Falls, 28 miles west.  Four other excellent technical schools are within a 60-mile radius.  University of Wisconsin campuses at River Falls, Menomonie, and Eau Claire along with the University of Minnesota and other Twin Cities colleges are just a short drive from Elmwood, providing world-class comprehensive programming.

Medical Facilities: 

The Mayo Clinic Health System is located in Elmwood.  Hospital service and 24-hour emergency medical services are provided at Mayo Health System Hospital in Menomonie and at the River Falls Hospital.  We are centrally located from state of the art medical facilities in Eau Claire, Rochester and the Twin Cities.  www.mayoclinic.org/

Business Assistance:

The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation is available to assist existing and new business and industry with development needs. Website: www.pcedc.com

Building/Remodeling Permits: 

Every person or entity desiring to build a structure on any premises in the Village of Elmwood, to structurally alter a building, or remodel a structure is required to obtain a building permit.  Building permits are not required for replacement of furnaces, central air conditioners, water heaters, installation of cabinetry, and minor repairs as deemed by the Building Inspector.

ALL DOGS are to be licensed once they are 5 months old and proof of rabies vaccination must be shown at time of licensing.  The fees are $14.50 for Un-spayed or Non-Neutered and $8.50 Spayed and Neutered dogs. Village ordinance 7-1-1 & Wis. Stats. 174.05 – 174.10

Seasonal Parking: 

Parking is not allowed on any Village street between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 1st to March 31st.

Snow and Ice Removal:

Sidewalks are to be cleared of snow within 24 hours after the snow has ceased to fall.  When ice has formed on any sidewalk, it should be sprinkled with salt, sand, or sawdust.

Garbage:

The garbage is picked up every Wednesday and should be out by 6:00 a.m.  Garbage stickers can be purchased at Countryside Cooperative (CENEX). The Village is contracted with Paul’s Industrial Garage; P.I.G and they have 3 different sizes of refuse carts to use. They will bill you directly.  To order your refuse cart call 1-715-792-5209. You are not required to use Paul’s Industrial Garage (P.I.G).

Recycling:

Recycling bins are located at the north end of Main St on Groot Avenue and are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Compost Pile:

Leaves, garden & yard waste can be taken to the compost pile, which is at the end of the service road to the right of the sewer plant, located on Groot Avenue.

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