Posted by: carlostownship | April 12, 2010



  • Carlos Township was incorporated in 1870.
  • Carlos Township has 30.1 square miles of land area and 5.3 square miles of water area.
  • The Township has 80 miles of roads.
  • The Township encompasses Lake Carlos and Lake Le Homme Dieu, which are both part of the Chain of Lakes.
  • The Township has a municipal tax base of $491,302,800.
  • The average cost per home in Carlos Township is $275,124.
  • The median household income is $64,460.
  • As of the 2020 General Election, there were 1,771 registered voters.  That is an increase from the 2018 Township Election which had 1,542 voters.


Township meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month except November and December. Due to the holidays, the Board will meet once during these months on the 2nd Thursday. Due to COVID 19, meetings are currently being held at 7:00 PM at the Carlos Town Hall.  The public is welcome to attend, however, the board is following masking and social distancing protocol. If you have an issue that needs to be addressed, please contact the clerk by the Saturday before the meeting, and she will place you on the agenda.

Important Information

EAST LAKE CARLOS ROAD PROJECT:  The Carlos Town board has discontinued the proposed project for East Lake Carlos from 8170 north to the dead end.

TOWNSHIP TREASURER:  Dean Yohnke, township treasurer passed away on December 1, 2020.  Dean served as a supervisor/treasurer for 60 years.  He was a kind, generous man who was always happy to help anyone. The Carlos Town board will miss him not only as a member of the board but as a dear, dear friend.

Due to his health, Dean had decided not to run for re-election on November 3, 2020.  Mick Miller  received the most write – in votes, however, he has chosen not to fulfil the office.

Update:  The town board appointed Tammy Schwegel as treasurer. She will be up for election in 2022 as this is the next time the township will have an election.   

Township Election 2020: The township election of officers was held concurrent with the General Election held on November 3, 2020. The Carlos township board  conducted their Board of Canvass on November 12, 2020. Rodney Meyers was re-elected for the Supervisor A position with 1,178 votes.  Dwayne Waldorf was elected to the Supervisor B office with 1,171 votes.  Mick Miller received 12 write in votes and was elected to the Treasurer office.  He has declined the office, therefore, the board will be appointing a treasurer.  Official write in votes and Board of Canvass results are on record with the township clerk.  

As of Election day, there were 1,707 registered voters.  Ninety three (93) persons registered on election day.  There were 605 absentee votes.  1,616 persons from Carlos Township voted for the General Election 11/3/2020.

Snow Removal:   At the town board meeting held on January 27, 2011, it was decided that if there is less than  2 inches of snowfall, the road maintainer will not be plowing snow.

Road Maintenance:  The Carlos Town board awarded the Road Maintenance Contract for August 1, 2020-July 31, 2022 to R&R Ready Mix.