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The County Clerk is a constitutional officer elected every four (4) years by the voters of Lincoln County. The Clerk’s chief duty is to act as Clerk for the County Board of Supervisors. The County Clerk’s other duties include: coordinate and administrate County election activities and serve as a resource for town officials; coordinate and facilitate County Board and Committee meetings; and disseminates agenda’s, minutes, and packets for all committee’s and boards of Lincoln County. The County Clerk is the officer vested with the duty of issuing marriage licenses. The County Clerk also handles the tax deed process; issues Notice to Cut Timer permits; issues Temporary Motor Vehicle licenses; issues Work Permits; manages and administers the property/liability/auto/boiler insurances and employee bonds; prepares and manages the County Clerk’s budget, the County Board budget, and the insurance budget; daily deposits funds collected by the County Clerk’s office; manages the Facilities Usage Agreements; and maintains the County Directory. The County Clerk also does the following: oversees the operation and allocation of the County postage meter; files law suits with the County insurance companies; and prepares dog tags for the city and town treasurers and the Humane Society.

Christopher J. Marlowe - County Clerk
Phone: 715-539-1019
Fax: 715-539-8054
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Lincoln County Service Center
801 N. Sales Street, Suite 201
Merrill WI 54452
Office Hours: 
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

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Lincoln County is designing a new website that will be mobile friendly, feature rich, and easy to navigate. We're looking for high quality pictures from around the County to use as background images and were hoping you could help. The best photos will be displayed on the new website’s homepage! To submit photos, please email them to kat.hartwig@co.lincoln.wi.us and let us know what area of the County they’re from. Disclaimer: By submitting a picture, you warrant that your submission is not copyrighted and consent to its use by Lincoln County.
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