The website for The Friendship Lake District
P.O. Box 473, Friendship, WI  53934
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 Our Mission 
We are a non-profit district working to preserve and protect our water body by partnering with our community leaders to promote a clean, and healthy environment for all citizens by using education along with proven water management practices to improve our water resource. 

 Our Vision 
Our vision is for a community where our residents and general public benefit from the human conveniences that we have incorporated to ensure that Friendship Lake is not compromised in quality or quantity as a valued water resource. Our vision is a community that regularly uses, enjoys, and assists in conservation efforts to keep and maintain this lake for future generations. 
Did you know that if you cannot make the board meeting in person, you can call into the meeting and hear what is going on? If you are interested in finding out how to do this, please email Tina Meinen at and I will walk you through the set up process.  
Due to the continued outbreak of the COVID-19 virus we are cancelling the monthly meetings of the Friendship Lake District until further notice. We will keep you informed as to our new meeting dates when and if we are cleared by authorities to reconvene.  ALSO PLEASE MAKE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE A SPECIAL MEETING ON SATURDAY MAY 16, 2020. The plan is to have the attorney present the Pheiffer appeal to the property owners at our annual meeting scheduled for Saturday September 5, 2020 (Labor Day Weekend).  

The Newsletter was mailed and you should have received it in the mail.  Some documents with the dam expenses, legal totals, and donated monies were accidentally omitted from being included with the newsletter.  You can find these documents here.
Tina is not continuing her position as Treasurer, so we are in need of a volunteer.  Please contact Tina @ if you are interested.  Click here for the job description.
The 2nd Annual Dam Mulligan Golf Outing is scheduled for August 1st.  The planning committee is starting to meet and work out details, if you are interested in helping out on the committee, we could use you.  Please contact Karen Pokorny to join.  As of right now, we are not cancelling this event.  We will re-evaluate things at the end of June to determine if we will cancel this event.  The Boat raffle has been cancelled.  If you have sold any tickets, please refund the money to the purchasers.
You heard it right, we are going back to court with Pheiffer! On January 25, 2020, Friendship Lake District received legal notice that Mr. Charles Pheiffer is appealing the award of compensation, $110,000.00,he received in 2018. Under Wisconsin Statutes for Condemnation, Mr. Pheiffer had two years to appeal the value of the Friendship Dam, or by January 31, 2020. a Special Meeting of the Friendship Lake District Board of Commissioners and district property owners, is scheduled for Saturday May 16, 2020, at 10:00am, at the Adams Community Center. The purpose of the special meeting is for our attorney to meet with our full board in closed session and then reconvene in open session for our attorney to discuss the specifics of the appeal as well as answer any questions from the membership. Please mark your calendar for this very important meeting. We are asking that the full Board of Friendship Lake District be in attendance. A formal notice of the special meeting will be mailed in early March along with an agenda. 
Click here to read the 2019 Land and Water Report from Land Water Department
Please be aware that there is a designated no wake period that has been set by DNR and the Village.  Please be respectful of the fishermen and other boaters and adhere to the no wake time of 7pm to 10am every day.
Spring in Wisconsin has the highest fire risk with the No. 1 cause of wildfires being debris burning. Wildfires pose a serious threat to public safety, property and our natural resources. People cause over 98% of all wildfires in Wisconsin.

Due to the COVID-19 Safer at Home order, we are taking proactive measures by suspending all Department of Natural Resources burning permits until further notice to protect the health and safety of Wisconsinites.

All burning of debris in barrels, burning of debris piles on the ground, grass or wooded areas is prohibited at this time.