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The mission of the Shawano County Clerk’s office is to provide prompt, accurate and courteous information and services to the general public including the administration and coordination of elections and the issuance and distribution of certain permits and state licenses. The County Clerk’s office also serves the County Board and other county departments by assuring completion of necessary support functions and management of records.

  The position of County Clerk is a Constitutional Officer elected by the voters of Shawano County.

The Clerk’s office provides general information and many services to the public. Some of the services provided are: issuing marriage licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, motor vehicle registrations, work permits and timber harvest notices. This office works directly with employees relating to County benefits. The County Clerk is also the secretary to the County Board and prepares the County Board agenda with the board chairperson, prepares County Board minutes, and publishes necessary documents relating to board action. It is also the responsibility of the office to prepare, design, and distribute the Shawano County directory and County Board proceedings annually. The County Clerk is the legal custodian of County Board proceedings and all committee agendas, minutes and contracts. Finally, the office supports Shawano County’s general information telephone line. This office is also in charge of the courthouse information which addresses incoming calls, directs the public to proper offices, answers numerous questions from the public, and reserves meeting rooms for various committees and organizations.

Shawano County's Sesquicentennial 1853 - 2003.
The County Clerk's office has the Shawano County Sesquicentennial (1853 - 2003) book for sale in their office at a reduced cost of $5.00

The Sesquicentennial books canl be mailed for an additional $6.70 to cover postage and handling. Send your check payable to the Shawano County Treasurer in the amount of $11.70 and mail it to: Shawano County Clerk, 311 N. Main Street, Shawano, WI 54166.

Payment Drop Box
In an effort to better serve its customers, Shawano County has installed a drive-up payment drop box in the parking lot adjacent to the courthouse. This will allow for after-hour and weekend payments. Payments can be made for county property taxes and county fines. Payment must be by check or money order. Do not use cash. Payments should be marked with the payer's name, address, phone number, and type of payment. Payment envelopes are available in the Clerk of Court office and the County Treasurer's office.

Contact:  Pamela Schmidt - County Clerk
Phone: (715) 526-9150
Fax: (715) 524-5157
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Address:  Shawano County Courthouse
1st Floor, Room 104
311 N. Main St.
Shawano, WI 54166
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

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