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City of Port Washington - News And Information Archive - 2019

November - 2019

2020 Garbage/Recycling Calendar
The 2020 City of Port Washington Garbage/Recycling Calendar is here. To download a copy, please click here.

City Aldermanic Offices To Be Elected in 2020 - Districts 2, 4 and 6
Candidacy Documents and Circulation of Nomination Papers begins on December 1, 2019 and ends January 7, 2020. For more information contact the City Clerk Susan Westerbeke at swesterbeke@cpwwi.org or 262-284-5585 or at City Hall, 100 W. Grand Avenue, Port Washington on Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (appointments are encouraged).

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Meeting Notice - Friday, November 22, 2019
Notice is hereby given that the City of Port Washington Joint Review Board will meet on the proposed Tax Incremental District (TIO #4). The Joint Review Board will review, discuss and take action on Resolution 2019-13, "A Resolution Creating Tax Incremental District #4 of the City of Port Washington" that was approved by the Common Council on November 5th, 2019. For more information, please visit the click here for meeting notice.

City of Port Washington Spring Election, April 7, 2020
An election will be held in the City of Port Washington on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington Elections page.

October - 2019

Holiday Craft Sale and Silent Auction
Weekdays, November 4, 2019 - December 4, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. Located at the Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center, 403 West Foster Street. This is a major fundraiser that supports the Port Washington Senior Center programs. For more information, visit the City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Men's Basketball League Scorekeeper, Children's Library Assistant Storyteller, Water Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Brush Pick-Up
The last week for brush collection will be October 21st. Please have your brush at the curb by 6:00 a.m. The Street Crew will be around that week to pick it up. Brush will be accepted at the Street Yard from October 29 – December 7th. Brush shall consist of all “woody” material, maximum 8 inches in diameter. Place brush (cut ends with the flow of traffic) at roadside. Brush and logs cut by a contractor must be disposed of by the contractor. Leaves may be raked into the street October 7 – December 1 only, weather permitting. Leaves can be bagged and taken to the Street Yard until December 7, 2019.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Children's Library Assistant Storyteller, Water Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Water Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Wastewater Discharges Reported
On 10-02-2019, the Wastewater Treatment Plant overflowed east across the public walkway directly into Lake Michigan. The volume was less than 250,000 gallons. The time was 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. On 10-02-2019, there was also an overflow that took place on East Jackson Street, just south of the bike path through one manhole. The volume was less than 50,000 gallons. The time was midnight to 1:00 a.m. If you have any questions about these discharges, please contact Dan Buehler at 262-284-5051.

September - 2019

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Notice From The City Clerk's Office
Tuesday, September 24th, is National Voter Registration Day. This is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will take place on September 24, 2019. National Voter Registration Day seeks to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities. Click here for more information.

Trick Or Treat
Trick Or Treat will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. At it's meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Common Council passed that going forward Trick-or-Treat will be held annually the last Saturday of October between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Brush Pick-Up
Brush collection is made bi-weekly from April 15 – May 31, weekly from June 10 – August 30, and bi-weekly from September 9 – October 25. Brush will be accepted at the Street Yard from October 29 – December 7. Brush shall consist of all “woody” material, maximum 8 inches in diameter. Place brush (cut ends with the flow of traffic) at roadside. Brush and logs cut by a contractor must be disposed of by the contractor. Leaves may be raked into the street October 7 – December 1 only, weather permitting. Leaves can be bagged at taken to the Street Yard until December 7.

Possibility Playground Temporary Closing
Possibility Playground will be closed on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, until further notice, for renovations and additions.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Outside Maintenance (Distribution) and Filtration Plant Operator, Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

August - 2019

Holiday Hours
City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labor Day. Have a wonderful Holiday weekend!

Senior Center Month
September is Senior Center month! For information on an Open House, tours, musical entertainment, new sign-up offers and a "Retirement 101 - Focus on Medicare" seminar happening in September, please click here. Also check the City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center page for information on the 2019 Aging Mastery Program.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Port Washington Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. For more information, please click here.

NOTICE FROM CITY CLERKS OFFICE
U.S. 2020 Census preparation is underway. The US Census program is looking for individuals to be Census Takers. The position is paid and if you are interested see the attached flyer for more information on how to apply. You can also go to their website at 2020census.gov/jobs.

Why is a census done? How does taking a census count for the City of Port Washington affect our community? Why should residents complete the 2020 Census Questionnaire when it arrives in their mailbox in March - April of 2020? Answer: Our final Census count is very important. The City’s census data determines how funds are allocated and spent in our community on things like roads, schools and medical. $675 billion in Federal funding is distributed to States and Communities each year. The census count also determines your State’s representation in Congress and is used in drawing boundaries for districts.

For more information on becoming a Census Taker, please click here.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Hydrant Flushing
The City of Port Washington Water Department will be flushing hydrants in the City from September 9, 2019 through October 18, 2019. Because of the possibility of discoloring of your water due to disturbance of mains, we advise if it is at all possible, that you refrain from washing clothes between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3 :30 p.m. during these weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Leo Duffrin, Water Supt. at 284-2172.

Attention City Residents with Monday garbage pick-up
If your garbage does not get picked up today (Monday, August 5, 2019), please leave it out for tomorrow. Advanced Disposal is having truck issues.

July - 2019

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Recreation Maintenance Supervisor, Adult Community Senior Center Assistant and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

From The City Clerk's Office
The 2019 Assessment Roll is available for inspection at City Hall, 100 W. Grand Avenue from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. Open Book has passed; however, property owners can contact the City Assessor at 920-224-8809 with questions on current assessed property value. Board of Review will be held at City Hall on August 5th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. or to adjournment for scheduled hearings if needed.

Wastewater Discharges Reported
On 07-18-19, from 10:45 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m., raw wastewater flowed from the Wastewater Treatment Plant to the east directly into Lake Michigan, crossing the public walkway on the east side of the Treatment Plant. The quantity was approximately 250,000 gallons. On 07-18-19 from approximately 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 a.m. on 07-19-19, untreated wastewater flowed from the lift station east of Duluth Trading directly into the Marina. This volume was approximately 145,000 gallons. If you have any questions about these discharges please contact Dan Buehler at dbuehler@cpwwi.org.

Public Notice
The 2019 Assessment Roll is open for examination at Port Washington City Hall. Open Book with the City Assessor is being held on July 18th between 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Port Washington City Hall, 100 W. Grand Avenue. To make an appointment with the City Assessor, call 920-224-8809 or to view the Assessment Roll, City Hall hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room & Lodging Tax
For information on City of Port Washington Room & Lodging Tax, and if your business is required to collect room tax, please click here.

Holiday Hours
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019. City Hall will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019.

June - 2019

4th Of July Celebration
For information and times on events happening in the City of Port Washington for the 4th of July, please visit our Events page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Adult Community Senior Center Assistant and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Notice Of Water Rate Increase
The rate for water services in the City of Port Washington will increase as of July 2, 2019. There are no rate increases to sewer service at this time. These new rates will be reflected in the billing that will be mailed in September. To View the full rate structure approved by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, please click here.

July Common Council Meeting
There will be only one Common Council meeting in the month of July. That meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 262-284-5585.

Notice To Registered Voters In The City of Port Washington
The Wisconsin Election Commission is conducting a 4- Year Maintenance of Voter Records with Postcard Mailings to Voters . Voters who have not voted since November 2014 will receive a postcard in the mail and unless the voter requests to continue their registration, will be Inactivated and removed from Statewide Voter List. If you do not receive a postcard in the mail this may not apply to you.

If you receive a postcard in the mail and wish to remain a Registered Voter at your address then you need to respond by signing, dating and mailing the part of the postcard that says, “Keep Me Registered to Vote” and return it to the Port Washington City Clerk at the address that appears on the postcard by July 31st.

If your name or address has changed do not return the postcard, instead re-register under your new name or address at MyVote.wi.gov or by completing a Voter Registration Application and submitting it to the City Clerk with a copy of your Proof Of Residency. To access a Voter Registration Application or get more information on elections please visit our Elections page or contact City Hall at 262-284-5585. For more information on 4-Year Maintenance, please click here.

If you want to check your Voter Registration status go to www.MyVote.wi.gov or contact City Hall at 262-284-5585.

2020 Election Dates
Spring Primary- February 18th
Spring Election and Presidential Preference- April 7th
Partisan Primary- August 11th
Fall Election – Presidential- November 3rd

Cooling Sites
During extreme summer weather, you may take shelter out of the heat and sun. For more information on participating Cooling Sites, please click here.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Wastewater Operator, Adult Community Senior Center Assistant and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Fire Station Task Force Presentation
To view a copy of the Fire Station Task Force Report presented to the Common Council on 06/04/2019, please click here.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Wastewater Operator, Videographer, Adult Community Senior Center Assistant and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Trail Access Limited - Sauk Creek Nature Preserve
Effective the week of June 3rd and spanning much of the month of June, pedestrian and bicyclist access to the multi-purpose trail system in Sauk Creek Nature Preserve in Port Washington will be very limited. During this timeframe, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (OWLT) staff and community volunteers will be working intensively to repair trails heavily impacted by recent rain events. If you have questions or wish to assist with or support the trail repair project, please contact OWLT at (262) 338-1794.

May - 2019

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for a Videographer, Wastewater Operator/Plant Maintenance, Adult Community Senior Center Assistant, Water Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Wastewater Operator/Plant Maintenance, Adult Community Senior Center Assistant, Water Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Safer Lake Michigan Surf Thanks to Kiosk With World’s First “Traffic Lights” to Warn Beachgoers About Rip Currents
Recreational enthusiasts flocking to North Beach on Lake Michigan in Port Washington this summer will be much safer thanks to new real-time “traffic lights” mounted atop an informational kiosk that will brightly indicate the presence, or absence, of dangerous waves and rip currents. For more information, please click here.

Attention City Residents with Wednesday Garbage Pickup
Advanced Disposal has informed us that the garbage truck has been breaking down today, Wednesday, May 15. 2019. They will not be finishing their Wednesday route. Advanced Disposal will have extra garbage personnel and garbage trucks in the City on Thursday, May 16, 2019 to pick up Wednesday’s route. Please leave your carts out if your garbage has not been picked up. If you have any questions regarding this item, please give us a call.

Attention City Residents with Garbage Pickup on Tuesday
If your Tuesday (May 14, 2019) garbage was not picked up, please leave it out and the garbage men will pick it up on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. If it is not picked up 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, please let the City know.

2020-2024 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND REGIONAL ANALYSIS OF IMPEDIMENTS TO FAIR HOUSING
Waukesha County and the HOME Consortium, including Waukesha, Jefferson, Ozaukee, and Washington Counties, are beginning development of their 2020-2024 Five-Year Consolidated Plan, 2020 Annual Action Plan, and the regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing. The Plan will identify community development and affordable housing needs and set priorities for investment of federal grant funds to address them. These plans are required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the City and Consortium to receive federal money through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs. To learn more about the CDBG and HOME programs, please visit https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/communitydevelopment.

Residents and other stakeholders are invited to provide input about local affordable housing and community development needs at a public meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 5:30 PM at the USS Liberty Memorial Public Library, 1620 11th Avenue, Grafton, WI 53024. You can also provide written comments to the Community Development Staff, c/o Waukesha County Administration Center, 515 W. Moreland Boulevard, Room AC 320, Waukesha, WI 53188 or email to Kristin Silva at ksilva@waukeshacounty.gov.

Anyone with special needs related to accessibility or language translation or interpretation should contact Kristin Silva at 262-896-3370 or ksilva@waukeshacounty.gov at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Water Filtration Plant Operator, Water Utility Outside Maintenance (Distribution)/Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Water Utility Outside Maintenance (Distribution)/Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

April - 2019

Holiday Hours
City Hall will be closed Friday, April 19, 2019. City Hall will re-open Monday, April 22, 2019.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Police Department Records Clerk, Water Utility Outside Maintenance (Distribution)/Filtration Plant Operator, Summer Parks and Recreation opportunities and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Statewide Tornado Drill - UPDATE
Due to possible severe weather on Thursday, April 11th, the statewide tornado drill originally scheduled for Thursday, April 11, 2019, has been postponed until Friday, April 12th (same times). Two statewide tornado drills are planned - one in the afternoon and one in the evening. A mock tornado watch will be issued statewide by the NWS at 1:00 p.m. The NWS will follow with a statewide mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m. The afternoon drill ends at 2:00 p.m. An evening drill is scheduled on the same day with a mock tornado warning to take place at 6:45 p.m. The drill ends at 7 p.m. If severe weather is also expected on Friday, the drill will be cancelled. Notification of the drill status will be posted at http://readywisconsin.wi.gov by 10:00 a.m. on the morning of the drill.

Attention West Portview Drive and Summit Drive Residents
Your water will be turned off on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and turned back on at 2:00 p.m. for Water Main Reconstruction.

March - 2019

2018 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2018 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.

Street Department News
The Street Yard will be open on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Brush pick up will begin on Monday, April 15, 2019, which will be bi-weekly until the week of June 10, 2019. As of the week of June 10, 2019, brush pick up will be weekly. Please do not rake your leaves into the street - they will not be picked up. Please bag your leaves and take them down to the Street Yard, which is open Tuesdays and Thursday from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Street Improvements and Storm Water Management
Please visit the City of Port Washington Engineering Department page for updated information on 2019 Street Improvements and also tips on storm water management.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Summer Help in the Parks, Water, Wastewater and Street Departments, Summer Parks and Recreation opportunities and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

EARLY VOTING
In-person early absentee voting and registration is taking place from March 13th - March 29th at City Hall, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk's office. Please visit our Elections page for more information on registration and voting.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Firefighter/Paramedic, Summer Parks and Recreation Opportunities and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Statewide Tornado Drill
On Thursday, April 11, 2019, two statewide tornado drills are planned - one in the afternoon and one in the evening. A mock tornado watch will be issued statewide by the NWS at 1:00 p.m. The NWS will follow with a statewide mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m. The afternoon drill ends at 2:00 p.m. An evening drill is scheduled on the same day with a mock tornado warning to take place at 6:45 p.m. The drill ends at 7 p.m. If there is a threat of severe weather in Wisconsin on Thursday, the statewide drills will be postponed until Friday, April 12, 2019. The drill will go on in all other conditions, including non-severe weather (clouds, rain, dark skies, scattered thunderstorms, etc.). If severe weather is also expected on Friday, the drill will be cancelled. Notification of the drill status will be posted at http://readywisconsin.wi.gov by 10:00 a.m. on the morning of the drill. For more information on Wisconsin's Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week (April 8-12, 2019), please click here.

February - 2019

Spring Primary - Tuesday February 19, 2019
Polling Locations are open for voting from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters may also Register to Vote at their polling locations on Tuesday. Voters - Bring your Photo ID to vote and Proof of Residency to Register (see our City of Port Washington Elections page for more information). If you have any questions call City Hall at 262-284-5585 or email the City Clerk at swesterbeke@cpwwi.org.

Community Recycling Event - March 23, 2019
The Port Washington High School Robotics Team will be hosting their yearly Community Recycling at the Port Washington High School on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information on what items are accepted, please click here.

Garbage Pick-Up News
Garbage Pick-up for Wednesday, February 13, 2019 is still on in the City of Port Washington. Please make sure it is clear of snow. Garbage carts need to be accessible to the garbage trucks. Please remove the snow from around your garbage cart if they are buried in the snow. If the garbage trucks cannot get to your containers, they will not be picked up. Thank you for your cooperation.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Firefighter/Paramedic and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Water Main Break
There is another water main break at N. Roger Street and W. Melin Street. Residents that live on N. Roger Street north of W. Melin Street will be without water starting at 8:00 a.m. today (Wednesday, February 6, 2019). We will keep you updated.

Candidate Forum - Ozaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 2
The League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County will sponsor and moderate a Candidate Forum for candidates running for Ozaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 2. The forum will be held on Monday, February 11, from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. at the Ozaukee County Administration Center, County Board Room, A204, at 121 W. Main St, Port Washington. All four candidates on the ballot for this position in the non-partisan primary election will participate: Steven Cain, Angela Foy, Mark Larson, and James Wawrzyn. Candidates will respond to questions from the on-site audience. A video recording of the entire forum will be available at: https://www.lwvozaukee.org/blog. The primary election is February 19th.

Early Voting
In-person early Absentee Voting is available in the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, from February 5, 2019 through February 15, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

January - 2019

Water Main Break
There is currently a water main break in the area of Melin and Rogers Streets that City crews are working on. Residents on Rogers Street will be without water until the problem is fixed. We appreciate your patience in this matter.

Library Closure - Thursday, January 31, 2019
The W.J. Niederkorn Library will be closed due to problems with the heating system. It is hoped the problem will be corrected shortly and the library will be open this afternoon.

Attention City Residents - Garbage Pick-Up
Due to the snow storm on Monday, January 28, 2019, which delayed garbage pick-up one day, and the extreme cold weather on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and forecasted for Thursday, January 31, 2019, Advanced Disposal will not be collecting their normally scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday routes until next week's regularly scheduled days. Garbage normally scheduled for Friday this week will be collected on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Advance Disposal understands that the week delay in picking up Tuesday and Wednesday's route will inconvenience residents, but appreciates your patience during this extreme weather. Residents that have Tuesday and Wednesday pick-up next week will be allowed to place extra bagged trash outside their carts this one time only. (No bulk items will be allowed).

Downtown Snow Removal
Snow removal in the downtown area will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

No Garbage Pick-Up on Wednesday, 01/30/2019
There will be no garbage pick-up on Wednesday (01/30/2019) as the trucks will not start due to weather. Please check back later for a new pick-up schedule.

Library Closed On Wednesday
The W.J. Niederkorn Library will be closed, due to weather, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

Sanitary Sewer Foam
The sanitary sewer at the intersection of Franklin and Jackson Streets had a large quantity of white foam coming out of a manhole in the street early Sunday morning (01/27/19). The event lasted approximately 3 hours and was promptly removed by a City plow. The foaming was closely monitored to ensure that public exposure was not an issue.

Port Washington Adult Community Center Closing Information
Channel 6 (Fox), Channel 12 (ABC), and 58 (CBS) are the Center's official stations and websites for notices of closings or cancellations.

Garbage Pick-Up Schedule for week of January 28, 2019
The City of Port Washington garbage schedule for the week of January 28, 2019:
Monday - No garbage pick-up
Tuesday - Monday's garbage will be picked up
Wednesday - Tuesday's garbage will be picked up
Thursday - Wednesday's garbage will be picked up
Friday - No garbage pick-up
Saturday - Friday's garbage will be picked up
If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600. Thank you.

Library Closed
The W.J. Niederkorn Library is closed today due to weather. The library will re-open on Tuesday, 01/29/19.

Attention City Residents With Wednesday (01/23/19) Garbage Pick-Up
Garbage and Recycling for Wednesday, January 23, 2019 is being picked up today according to our garbage company, Advanced Disposal.

Newest Proclamations
Proclamations honoring Adult School Crossing Guard Week and Water Utility Superintendent Dave Kleckner were presented at the January 15, 2019 Common Council meeting. Visit our Proclamations page for more information.

News Release - Emergency Assistance Program
An Emergency Assistance Program grant for low income homeowners and landlords that rent to low income families is now available. Applications are being accepted for damages sustained from August 27, 2018 to September 1, 2018. For more detailed information, please click here. Applications may be downloaded as either a PDF document or as a Word document.

City Department Phone Issues
The City Departments are experiencing problems with their phones and internet today (Friday, January 11, 2019). This is a Spectrum issue and they are working on it. If you need to talk to a City Department, please call City Hall at 262-284-5585 and/or the Department of Public Works at 262-284-2600, press 0. We hope to be back on line in a couple of hours.

Breakwater/Pier Warning
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, strongly urges people to use caution around breakwaters, piers or jetties in the Great Lakes and to adhere to posted warning signs. Do not swim near or jump off any structure, the life you save may be your own. For more information, please click here.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Wastewater Operator/Plant Maintenance and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Property Taxes
City of Port Washington property taxes may be paid on-line by clicking the yellow Property Tax Bills button to the right, by mailing to the City of Port Washington, P.O. Box 307, Port Washington, or stopping in at City Hall at 100 W. Grand Ave. THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2019. After January 31, 2019, property taxes MUST be made payable to and submitted to the Ozaukee County Treasurer, 121 W. Main St., Port Washington.

Christmas Tree Pick-Up
City of Port Washington - Winter ParkingChristmas tree pick-up will be the weeks of January 7th, January 21st and January 28th. Trees must be bare of all items and not in a plastic bag. If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600 and press 0. The City only picks up Christmas trees. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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