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City of Port Washington - Mayor's Office

State Of The City - February 21, 2018
To view a print copy of the State of the City presented by Mayor Mlada at the February 21, 2018 Common Council meeting, click here.


Letter To City Residents from Mayor Mlada
To view the comments made by Mayor Mlada at the 12/05/17 Common Council meeting, please click here.


A Message From The Mayor

August 30, 2017

As we approach Thanksgiving, we all prepare to pause and give thanks for the many blessings in our lives. For me, it is an opportune time to once again thank you, our City residents, for the privilege of serving our community as your Mayor. I recognize and I appreciate that you have entrusted me with a great opportunity and responsibility, and I am genuinely grateful each and every day for that trust. Truly, ours is a great City, and I am reminded so every day by the great people who call it their "Home Port!"

Along those lines, each year we declare (via Mayoral Proclamation) the month of November as "Business Appreciation Month" here in our City of Port Washington. Similarly, we declare (once again, via Mayoral Proclamation) the month of April as "Volunteer Appreciation Month" in our community. This was a practice I launched as Mayor back in 2013, and I have been enormously proud to make these important Proclamations each year since. I believe it is a fitting celebration of the vital role our business partners play within our community - as employers, providers of goods and services, partners with and investors in community causes, and more - and the difference our hundreds of City volunteers make in the lives of our City residents through their gifts of time and talent. We are so blessed by all those who serve in such a volunteer capacity, whether on our City Boards, Commissions, Committees, and Teams or as part of one of our civic or faith-based groups or nonprofit organizations. And, we can and should take such great pride in all those who choose to do business here in Port Washington and thankful for the impact they have - and we can demonstrate that pride and gratitude by supporting and investing in them through our patronage (especially at this time of year!).

Speaking of pride in one of our business partners, at the end of September Ozaukee Economic Development presented its Awards for " Business of the Year," and for the fourth time in five years, one of City of Port Washington business partners was lauded as the "Large Business of the Year!" Kleen Test Products was that winning business, and we as a City could not be prouder of the fact that the business continues to call our City its "Home Port." A group of City staff, elected officials, and volunteers from our Economic Development Committee joined in the celebration at the annual Awards Breakfast, just as we've done in recent years for the awards presented to Ansay & Associates, Port Washington State Bank, and Franklin Energy. Four "Business of the Year" recipients in five years - what a wonderful representation of the business climate and economic conditions here in Port Washington! Truly, this is a "win" for all of us, so please join me in celebrating and congratulating our friends and partners at Kleen Test Products.

As a community, we do have so much to celebrate. This year was another very successful one on so many levels, and I am confident 2018 will bring much of the same. Please stay engaged and involved and know that if you wish to give back in service to our community, opportunities exist for you to do just that. Simply send me an email ( or call me on my cell (262-573-8736) and let me know of your interest. I would love to meet over a cup of coffee and identify the best way for you to help make our great City even greater. I am personally so proud that we have, over the past five years, essentially doubled our number of volunteers working on behalf of "Our Home Port!" Talk about impact!

Finally, as you begin your preparations for the holidays, I ask two things of you: (1) please share in the spirit of community and celebration by joining us for our annual " Christmas On The Corner" event hosted by Main Street on the first Saturday in December; and (2) please be sure to do your holiday spending in our downtown - every dollar you spend here is an investment in our city business partners!

Once more, on behalf of our City leadership, staff, and elected officials, please accept my heartfelt gratitude for the privilege of serving you and this City we all love.

My very best wishes to you and yours for a happy and healthy holiday season and New Year, too!

Tom Mlada

Tom Mlada
Mayor City of Port Washington


City of Port Washington, Wisconsin Department of Public Works Contact Us

Tom Mlada
100 W. Grand Ave.
P.O. Box 307
Port Washington, WI 53074

City of Port Washington, Wisconsin Proclamation Archive

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City of Port Washington, Wisconsin Proclamation Archive

2012 - Present Thomas Mlada
2003 - 2012 Scott Huebner
1997 - 2003 Mark Gottlieb
1994 - 1997 Joseph Dean
1991 - 1994 Mark Dybdahl
1988 - 1991 Ambrose Mayer
1977 - 1988 George Lampert
1977 - 1977 Robert Lorge
1971 - 1977 James R. Stacker
1961 - 1971 Frank Meyer
1955 - 1961 Paul Schmit
1949 - 1955 John Kaiser
1947 - 1949 Charles Larson
1945 - 1947 George S. Cassels
1939 - 1945 John Kaiser
1929 - 1939 August F. Kruke
1924 - 1929 A.W. Grady
1923 - 1924 Vice Mayor Kuhl
1923 - 1923 George H. Adams
1914 - 1923 John Kaiser, Jr.
1910 - 1914 H.W. Bolens
1908 - 1910 R.E. Maerklein
1906 - 1908 H.W. Bolens
1896 - 1906 Chas. A. Mueller
1895 - 1896 E.B. Bostwick
1893 - 1895 B. Biedermann
1892 - 1893 R. Stelling
1890 - 1892 Chas. A. Mueller
1888 - 1890 R. Stelling
1887 - 1888 H.W. Lyman
1883 - 1887 H.B. Schwin
1882 - 1883 James W. Vail



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