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Available Public Records
Some records are available on this web site, such as the minutes of the Common Council proceedings and minutes of various boards, commissions and committees.

Requesting Records
The methods for requesting records include a written request in person, a written request by mail, fax or email, or a verbal request in person. Record request hours are Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

Requests may be mailed or emailed to the following:
City of River Falls
City Clerk
222 Lewis Street
River Falls, WI  54022


$0.25 per copied page (8 ½ x 11 or 8 ½ x 14) plus postage
$0.35 per copied page (11x17) plus postage
$0.50 per page for faxed records
$15.00 per videotape, $5.00 per audiotape plus the cost of the tape, $25.00 per DVD
Any other appropriate fees as authorized under Wisconsin Statutes

Special Assessment Searches
Requests for special assessment searches must be in writing and have the consent of the account holder unless the requestor is exempted as by 2013 Wisconsin Act 47

The City of River Falls and River Falls Municipal Utilities each conduct searches of their own records. Searches can be done with one or the other, or with both entities. When making your request, complete the form below and specify the type of special assessment search you would like; City of River Falls search, River Falls Municipal Utility search, or both.  Please allow at least three business days for the search to be conducted.

Special Assessment Search Request Form

Requests may be mailed or emailed to the following:
City of River Falls
Special Assessment Search
222 Lewis Street
River Falls, WI 54022


$45.00 for City and Utility search
One search per request (one owner-one parcel)

Search includes money owed to the City for:
  • Special Assessments
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Utility Balances
  • Any other amounts known for the property that the City would bill for

Fee Exceptions
Utility search only:  $20.00
City search only:  $25.00

One owner with two contiguous properties, on same search request:  $45.00
Multiple contiguous land only parcels with same owner, same request:  $45.00

Please make checks payable to the City of River Falls.