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Mission / Purpose: To hear appeals, and in appropriate cases and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, make special exceptions to the terms of the County's zoning ordinance.
Membership: The Board of Adjustment shall be appointed by the Marathon County Administrator. It shall consiste of five (5) members, one of which will be a County Board Supervisor, and two (2) alternates.
Duties and Responsibilities: Pursuant to § 59.694(1)(2) and 59.693(4)(5), Wis. Stats., duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an Administrative Officer.
- Hear and deny any special exceptions to the terms of a Zoning Ordinance which the Board of Adjustment is required to pass.
- Authorize, upon appeal in specific cases, such variance from the terms of a Zoning Ordinance as will not be contrary to the public interests, public safety, or public welfare.
Richard Lawson, Chair - 163228 Meadow Road, Wausau, WI 54403
Karen Piel, Vice Chair - 217299 River Vista Drive, Mosinee, WI 54455
Jim Servi - 243853 Grass Creek Lane, Athens, WI 54411
Roger Zimmermann - 216255 Esker Road, Hatley, WI 54440
Supervisor Arnold Schlei - 237654 Trappers Lane, Wausau, WI 54403 Contact
Gerald Hoffmann - 231630 County Road E, Athens, WI 54411
Carolyn Opitz - 115655 Riverside Road, Marshfield, WI 54449