Town of Manitowoc


The Town of Manitowoc is separated by the city into two wholly detached parts, a northern and a southern part. Of the eighteen towns in Manitowoc County it is the smallest in area. The boundaries of the South side are Viebahn St. on the north, South 26th Street on the west and the Lake Michigan on the east side. The boundaries on the North side are County Road Q on the west side, Highway 310 on the north, Woodland Drive on the east side with the city of Manitowoc on the south side.

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Questions regarding Southside contaminated wells contact:

Karen Dorow, City of Manitowoc,

Operations Business Manager (920) 686-6550


                                                      TOWN OF MANITOWOC

                                                                  NOTICE OF MEETING of OPEN BOOK  

Notice is hereby given that the Open Book for the Town of Manitowoc, County of Manitowoc shall be held as follows:   

                   OPEN BOOK: Wednesday, May ?, 2024, Noon-2pm

Open Book will be conducted from Noon to 2:00pm or email. 

Call the assessor, Les Ahrens at 262-253-1142 or email any time before the end of Open Book.


                                                            NOTICE OF MEETING of BOARD OF REVIEW

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Manitowoc, County of Manitowoc shall be held as follows:   

      BOARD OF REVIEW:  Wednesday, May ?, 2024, 3:00pm – 5:00pm                                     

                                                              LOCATION:  SILVER CREEK TOWN HALL

                                                              1822 SILVER CREEK ROAD, MANITOWOC

Purpose of the Board of Review is to review and examine the Assessment Roll of real and personal properties in the Town of Manitowoc.  To receive all sworn statements and valuations real and personal property therein, and to correct all errors in said roll whether in description of property or otherwise, and to perform such other duties imposed by law.  Please be advised of the following requirements: 

  • No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the Assessor to view such property.
  • After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board's final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to, a member of the Board about the person's objection except at a session of the Board.
  • No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and, if so, which member will be removed and the person's reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.
  • When appearing before the Board, the person shall specify, in writing, the person's estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person's objection and specify the information the person used to arrive at that estimate.
  • No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or object to a valuation, if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method, unless the person supplies to the Assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under Section 73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The municipality or county shall provide by ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the Assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exemptions for persons using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court.  The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Section 19.35(1). 
  • The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone. 

Geraldine Gilbert, Town Clerk/Treasurer                                         

Town of Manitowoc 920-901-5072 

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to attend the meeting should contact the Town Clerk’s Office in their respective town as soon as possible so that needs can be reasonably met.                        

Open Book -Wednesday May ?, Noon to 2:00pm w/Les Ahrens 

Board of Review - Wednesday May ?,-3:00pm-5:00pm at the Town Hall w/Rae Ann 


Fire Department

The town has two volunteer fire departments. For the south side Silver Creek Fire Department and the north side the Rockwood Fire Department.

Population of town

On January 1st, 2020, the estimated population of the town was 1,114. The 2010 preliminary estimate of motor vehicles registered in the town are 854. There are 715 income tax filers in the township. 

Churches in town

The Town has two churches: Hope Evangelical Free Church, 4408 County Road B, and Trinity Alliance Church, 3121 Nagle Ave. 

Posting locations of agendas

Posting locations in the Town of Manitowoc are:

  • Silver Creek Town Hall, 1822 Silver Creek Road

  • Tom Hartman's Greenhouse, 2021 Nagle Avenue.

  • 2Xtremes, 3004 South 10th St

Schedule of meetings

The Town is governed by a Town Board. The Town Board meets monthly, the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Town residents are encouraged to contact the Town Clerk at 920-901-5072 if they have an item they wish placed on the agenda.

The Town of Manitowoc is a great town on the shores of Lake Michigan."Come enjoy our hospitality next time you are in the area".

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