No local vehicle registration fee for City of Eau Claire

City of Eau Claire
City of Eau Claire(WEAU)
Published: Mar. 28, 2023 at 7:53 PM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - People living in the City of Eau Claire will not have to pay a local vehicle registration fee. During its meeting Tuesday, the Eau Claire City Council failed to approve the fee with council members voting 5-5.

The city was proposing in $30 a year local vehicle registration fee, commonly known as a wheel tax. The plan was to generate revenue to help with city streets projects.

People living in Eau Claire County already pay a $30 vehicle registration fee for county road improvements.