March - 2017
New City Assessors
The City of Port Washington has new assessors, who may be going door to door, leaving postcards. Their contact information is: Ryan Andersen, Associated Appraisal Consultants, 1314 W. College Ave., P.O. Box 2111, Appleton, WI 54912-2111, Phone: 1-800-721-4157, Fax: 920-731-4158, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.apraz.com.
Answers Regarding Surplus Lands In Downtown Port Washington
Questions have been raised as to why the City is in a “rush to sell” public land, in particular, downtown parking lots. For more information, please click here.
NEW - 2016 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2016 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for part-time summer positions in the Water, Wastewater and Street Departments. Please visit our Employment page for more information.
Snow Ordinance Lifted
Based on the extended weather forecast for the remainder of March, the Port Washington Police Department will be lifting the snow ordinance. You may now park your vehicles on the roadway overnight without calling in for permission. Please remember there is no overnight parking anytime on Grand Ave., Franklin St. and N. Wisconsin St. as these are considered state highways.
Public Meeting For Marine Sanctuary
The City of Port Washington in conjunction with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) leadership will be hosting our Public Scoping meeting in the Lakeview Community Room (former Wilson House) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. This is a very important opportunity for us to showcase our strong collective support for the Designation of our proposed Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary. In short, we need to be visible with a strong turnout and a loud unified voice. The public comment period ends on March 31st; please don't miss this chance to offer yours! We are asking for your help in the following ways:
Attendance at the meetings in Algoma, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan has been very strong. We are fortunate to have partner communities who share our passion for the Designation of our Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary. Remember, this will essentially function as an underwater national park, one of only 15 or 16 in the nation - right here off our Lake Michigan shores -- what an extraordinary opportunity that presents us with limitless possibilities! We've all worked very hard to get this done, and now we are so very, very close. Please help us with a very positive demonstration of support on Thursday night! See you at 6:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Community Room. To read more about our efforts, please visit our Marine Sanctuary page.
- Attend the Public Scoping meeting
- Bring a friend, a family member, a colleague with you
- Help us spread the word through your personal and professional networks
Early Voting & Registration
The City of Port Washington will hold in-person early Absentee Voting and in-person Voter Registration Wednesday, March 15th - Friday, March 31st at City Hall, 100 W. Grand Avenue, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily. To vote early by Absentee Ballot you must be a registered voter. To check if you are currently registered, go to www.myvote.wi.gov or by contacting City Hall at 262-284-5585. To vote in-person early by Absentee Ballot you must provide Photo ID. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington Elections page.
Monday Garbage Pick-Up Suspended
February - 2017
Garbage pickup for Monday, March 13, 2017 has been suspended for today due to the snow storm. Monday's garbage and Tuesday's garbage will be picked on on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Please do not put your carts in the street, please place on the parkway or the driveway approach.
You may view election results after any election by visiting the Ozaukee County Elections page.
After two years of planning work and securing of necessary funds, our City of Port Washington begins work on Monday to completely transform the gateway entrance to the North breakwater! The crane is poised and ready for action! Visit our Breakwater News page for more information.
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for the positions of Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Street Maintenance, Parks Maintenance Supervisor and summer positions in the Water and Street Departments. Please visit our Employment page for more information.
Mayor's 2017 State Of The City Address
Click here to view Mayor Tom Mlada's 2017 State Of The City Address.
South Bluff Development Proposals
Seven Hills Farm
Cross Connection Control Program
January - 2017
Port Washington is currently replacing water meters throughout the City at residential home sites. During the water meter replacement visit, the meter technician will also conduct a Cross Connection Safety Survey of certain connections to the internal water supply. Areas of the survey include outside hose connections, irrigation systems, boilers and water softeners. Download an informational brochure or visit: City of Port Washington Cross Connection Control Program.
Know The Risks
Join us on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Port Washington High School Auditorium for a conversation around the risks facing youth in Port Washington. This is an adults only event. The information shared with you will help you support your son/daughter and develop your own awareness of the risks facing kids in 2017. The conversation will range from drugs to alcohol. Click here for more information.
NOAA Marine Sanctuary
Great news from the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries! The Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Management Plan for the proposed Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary have been made publicly available online. Please visit our Marine Sanctuary page for more information.
Attention Residents - Garbage Pick-Up
If your normal garbage pick-up day is Monday or Tuesday, and your garage was NOT picked up today, please leave it out for Wednesday pick-up. If it is not picked up on Wednesday, please call us at 262-284-2600.
Attention Residents - Garbage Pick-Up
As of 9:00 a.m. this morning, Monday, January 16, 2016, Advanced Disposal has pulled their truck from the City due to weather conditions. Advanced Disposal will be picking up Monday's route, along with the recycling that was missed on Friday, with Tuesday's route on Tuesday. If any garbage is missed, please call 262-284-2600 to report it.
Garbage Pick-Up Halted For Remainder of Tuesday, 01/10/2017
Advanced Disposal will not be able to finish their garbage and recycling route today because of icy conditions. They will be back on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 to finish the Tuesday route and do the Wednesday route. If your garbage and recycling were missed today, please leave the carts out for pickup on Wednesday. If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600. Thank you.