New Lisbon, The Friendly City!


New Lisbon is located on the beautiful Lemonweir River in central Wisconsin. According to Indian Folklore, the area now known as New Lisbon was used as a winter location for hunting and trapping. During its heyday, New Lisbon was a bustling center for railroad activity, providing service for industries as well as passenger service.

Just off of Interstate 90/94 (Exit 61) with easy access to all of Wisconsins great attractions. Locally there is the Lemonweir River & Castle Rock Lake for great fishing or just some Summer fun on the water and Snowmobiling in the Winter. To the south its a short drive to the Wisconsin Dells and less than two hours to Madison. To the north is LaCrosse via Interstate or scenic Hwy12 & 16. New Lisbon is a great friendly quiet place to launch your fun filled vacation. Plenty to do and explore with fishing, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, ATVing and snowmobiling. Theres also the nearby Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail, as well as the Omaha Trail.




News & Notices

Think Spring!

14th March 2023

Spring will be here soon!  Sign up for e-bills!  The New Lisbon Municipal Utility has a partnership with Payment Service Network. Sign up to receive your utility bill by email. There is no cost to receive your bill online. Use the link below or on the home page quick links. You do not have to make online payments to receive your bill by email.

If you want to make online payments, go to make payments at   or make a payment by phone at 1-877-885-7968.  You will need your account number.  Payments online have a nominal fee for the service.

There is also an app. Download “PSN Payments” from App Store or Google Play.

Current Focus On Energy Promotion

14th March 2023

Focus on Energy is offering for a limited time a Room Air Purifier promotion. Customers can receive an additional $20 rebate on top of the standard $20 rebate on the Winix A230 air purifier through the Online Marketplace from 3/9 to 3/19/23.  

2023 Electric Public Notice

29th December 2022


2023 Notice for INCREASE of ELECTRIC UTILITY RATES - Correction New Rates start March 1st, 2023.

The application of the New Lisbon Municipal Electric & Water Department to increase rates for electric service was approved by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin on December 22, 2022. The company made application for the increase on April 7, 2022 and the Commission held hearings on November 29, 2022.  New rates will be effective with the March 1, 2023 bill.  

The last rate increase was dated May 12, 2008. 

Notice of Non-Candidacy

12th December 2022








Incumbent Common Council Alderperson Marvin W. Newlun has filed a Notice of Non-Candidacy indicating that he does not plan to seek re-election next spring.


City of New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin , Ward 4 and 5 residents interest in running for office may download nomination forms and the other required ballot access documents from the Wisconsin Elections Commission website: or in person at City Hall, 232 West Pleasant Street.


Nomination papers and the other required ballot access documents must be completed and filed in the clerk’s office y 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, in order for candidates to qualify for ballot placement.


If you have any questions, please contact the clerk at 608-562-5213 or [email protected].



Posted: December 12, 2022




Winter Reminders

19th October 2022

Alternate Parking - To facilitate the removal of snow in the City of New Lisbon from November 15th through April 1st, no cars, trucks or other vehicles shall be parked between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on the even-numbered side of the streets of said City (being the east and north sides of the streets therein) on the even-numbered days of said months and no cars, trucks or other vehicles shall be parked on the odd-numbered side of the streets of said City (being the west and south sides of the streets therein) on the odd-numbered days of said months.

ALSO REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE FROM SIDEWALKS: Pursuant to Ordinance 6-2-8 (a), (b), within twenty-four (24) hours after the cessation of any fall of sleet or snow, it shall be the duty of the owners and/or the occupants of any lot or parcel of land to remove, or cause to be removed, the snow or sleet from any and all sidewalks and the nearest cross-side- walks adjacent to the premises of such owner or occupant, and to keep the same free and clear of snow and ice for the full width of the sidewalk.



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