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Vilas panel rejects proposed wheel tax to increase funds
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

“It will only hook local people.”

That statement by Vilas County Highway Committee Chairman Charles Rayala Jr., spelled the defeat of a wheel tax on vehicles registered as being kept in Vilas County.

Wisconsin statutes allow municipalities to enact a wheel tax, but so far only one county and four municipalities have done so. St. Croix County has a $10 wheel tax as does the cities of Mayville, Janesville and Beloit. Milwaukee has a $20 wheel tax.

St. Croix County has

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 4:52 PM

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