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City of Port Washington - News And Information Archive - 2021

February - 2021

02/26/2021: Building Inspection Permits - New Fees
Effective 02/26/2021 some Building Inspection permit fees have changed. To access the current fees and permit forms please visit the City of Port Washington Building Inspection page.

02/16/2021: Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has openings available for Police Officer, summer jobs with Port Washington Recreation Department and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

02/16/2021: Please Beware of COVID-19 Vaccine Fraud and Scams
We have seen an increased rate of fraud and scams related to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Please be aware of fraud:

  • If someone calls, texts, or emails you or a family member promising access to the vaccine for a fee, you should not share your personal or financial information.
  • No one should ask you to pay to put your name on a list to get the vaccine.
  • No one should ask you to pay to get early access to a vaccine.
You can report suspected fraud by calling the UMR Fraud line toll-free at 1-800-356-5803.

02/15/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE - SPRING PRIMARY UPDATE
City of Port Washington - VoteThe Spring Primary will be held Tuesday, February 16th. All polling locations are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters need Photo ID to cast a ballot. All Absentee Ballots must be returned by Election Day to be counted. Absentee Ballots can be dropped off at City Hall or at your polling location through Tuesday, February 16th at 8:00 p.m. Voter Registration can be completed at your polling location on Election Day, bring your Proof of Residency document along.

02/11/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE- SPRING PRIMARY UPDATE
City of Port Washington - VoteMail out Absentee Ballots may be requested through February 11th on myvote.wi.gov, by mail with Absentee Application available on the City of Port Washington Elections page, or in person at the City Clerk's Office from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No mail delivery on Monday, February 15th President's Day. Due to this we are suggesting you return Absentee Ballots to City Hall using our inside drop box in the main floor lobby at the Clerk's Office or after-hours at the yellow drop box behind City Hall. Absentee Ballots must be received by Election Day to be counted. In Person Early Voting by Absentee Ballot and Voter Registration at Port Washington City Hall Clerk's Office through Friday, February 12th. Hours below:

      Thursday, February 11th, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Friday, February 12th, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

After Friday at 5:00 p.m., all Voting and Voter Registration must occur on Election Day, Tuesday, February 16th at your Polling Location from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

02/09/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE- SPRING PRIMARY UPDATE
City of Port Washington - VoteMail out Absentee Ballots may be requested until February 11th through myvote.wi.gov, by mail with Absentee Application available on the City of Port Washington Elections page, or in person at the City Clerk's Office. Absentee Ballots must be received by Election Day to be counted. If you have received an Absentee Ballot by mail, return by mail as soon as possible or drop off at City Hall using our inside drop box in the main floor lobby at the Clerk's Office, or after hours in the yellow drop box behind City Hall. In-Person Early Voting by Absentee continues at the Port Washington City Hall Clerk's Office this final week through Friday, February 12th.

      2/8 – 2/11 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      2/12 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Voter Registration must be submitted in person at the City Clerk's Office with a copy of Proof Of Residency or you may register to vote at your polling location on Election Day.

02/09/2021: Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan
Governor Evers Issues New Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective on Tuesday, September 22nd and will expire on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, and will expire on September 28, 2020.

Executive Order #82: Relating to Declaring a Public Health Emergency
Emergency Order #1: Relating to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings in Certain Situations
FAQs about Emergency Order #1

On June 24, 2020, the Port Washington Common Council adopted the Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan. The plan serves as a set of guidelines to aid staff and local officials in executing the City’s COVID-19 response and recovery. The City intends to be supportive of the requirements and recommendations of the Badger Bounce Back and the county Blueprint for Reopening Washington and Ozaukee Counties plans. However, the City may, as deemed necessary, implement additional measures or restrictions due to local impact(s). It may also help provide definition to some areas left unclear by state orders or where local enforcement is involved. This was done with the understanding that the situation(s) and related policies and actions for other surrounding communities may not be compatible with the City’s, but in some cases may be.

It is subject to change based on local or statewide circumstances, local health official recommendations, or COVID-19 developments.

During the response and recovery to COVID-19, the City will continue to deliver quality public services, maintain the infrastructure and build organizational resilience and sustainability.

The City is in Phase 1, based on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Badger Bounce Back Gating Criteria. As of August 21, 2020 three out of six criteria are being met. To review the metrics and data, go to https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/prepare.htm. It is also worth mentioning, the case status indicators for Washington and Ozaukee County, as reported by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department are red (high), see below.

2021-02-09 Case Status Indicators - Washington/Ozaukee Counties

Data retrieved from: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/local.htm
Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Capacity Recommendations

02/01/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE- SPRING PRIMARY UPDATE
City of Port Washington - VoteIn person Early Voting by Absentee is being held at Port Washington City Hall Clerk's Office, Tuesday, February 2nd through Friday, February 12th.

      2/2 – 2/11 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      2/12 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Late Voter Registration period has begun. Voter registrations must be submitted in person at the City Clerk's Office with copy of Proof of Residency or you may register to vote at your polling location on Election Day.

Mail out Absentee Ballots can be requested until February 11th through myvote.wi.gov, by mail with Absentee Application available on the City of Port Washington Elections page, or in person at the City Clerk's Office.

January - 2021

01/26/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE- SPRING PRIMARY UPDATE
City of Port Washington - VoteThere will be a Spring Primary held on Tuesday, February 16th. The open period for Voter Registration by mail or in MyVote with no print and mail in form ends Wednesday, January 27th. The Late Registration period begins on Thursday, January 28th through Friday, February 12th and must be completed in person at the City Clerk’s Office. All Voter Registrations must include a copy of Proof of Residency.

Absentee Ballots by mail start going out 01/27/2021 for those voters with current applications on file in the City Clerk's office. If you would like to receive an Absentee Ballot by mail you can do so at MyVote.wi.gov or by completing and printing out an Absentee Ballot Application, which can be found on the City of Port Washington Elections page. Absentee Ballot applications must include a copy of your Photo ID, unless you submitted one at a previous election. If you are a voter who is Indefinitely Confined or Military, you do not need to provide a Photo ID.

In Person Early Voting by Absentee Ballot will be available at the following dates at Port Washington City Hall - Clerk’s Office: February 2nd through February 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday, February 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

01/26/2021: CITY CLERK’S OFFICE- COMMON COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGES
Common Council meetings in February and April are moved due to the upcoming elections. Tuesday, February 16th has been moved to Wednesday, February 17th due to Spring Primary. Tuesday, April 6th has been moved to Wednesday, April 7th due to Spring Election.

01/20/2021: Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan
Governor Evers Issues New Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Tuesday, September 22nd, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective on Tuesday, September 22nd and will expire on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

On June 24, 2020, the Port Washington Common Council adopted the Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan. The plan serves as a set of guidelines to aid staff and local officials in executing the City’s COVID-19 response and recovery. The City intends to be supportive of the requirements and recommendations of the Badger Bounce Back and the county Blueprint for Reopening Washington and Ozaukee Counties plans. However, the City may, as deemed necessary, implement additional measures or restrictions due to local impact(s). It may also help provide definition to some areas left unclear by state orders or where local enforcement is involved. This was done with the understanding that the situation(s) and related policies and actions for other surrounding communities may not be compatible with the City’s, but in some cases may be.

It is subject to change based on local or statewide circumstances, local health official recommendations, or COVID-19 developments.

During the response and recovery to COVID-19, the City will continue to deliver quality public services, maintain the infrastructure and build organizational resilience and sustainability.

The City is in Phase 1, based on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Badger Bounce Back Gating Criteria. As of August 21, 2020 three out of six criteria are being met. To review the metrics and data, go to https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/prepare.htm. It is also worth mentioning, the case status indicators for Washington and Ozaukee County, as reported by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department are red (high), see below.

2021-01-20 Case Status Indicators - Washington/Ozaukee Counties

Data retrieved from: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/local.htm
Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Capacity Recommendations

Governor Evers Issues Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Thursday, July 30th, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, and will expire on September 28, 2020.

Executive Order #82: Relating to Declaring a Public Health Emergency
Emergency Order #1: Relating to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings in Certain Situations
FAQs about Emergency Order #1

01/18/2021: Newest Proclamation
The City of Port Washington does hereby proclaim January 18, 2021 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - a day to seek inspiration for personal action by honoring the great legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and by observing this United States Federal Holiday to celebrate, educate, advocate and serve. For more information, please visit our Proclamations page.

01/14/2021: Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan
Governor Evers Issues New Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Tuesday, September 22nd, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective on Tuesday, September 22nd and will expire on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

On June 24, 2020, the Port Washington Common Council adopted the Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan. The plan serves as a set of guidelines to aid staff and local officials in executing the City’s COVID-19 response and recovery. The City intends to be supportive of the requirements and recommendations of the Badger Bounce Back and the county Blueprint for Reopening Washington and Ozaukee Counties plans. However, the City may, as deemed necessary, implement additional measures or restrictions due to local impact(s). It may also help provide definition to some areas left unclear by state orders or where local enforcement is involved. This was done with the understanding that the situation(s) and related policies and actions for other surrounding communities may not be compatible with the City’s, but in some cases may be.

It is subject to change based on local or statewide circumstances, local health official recommendations, or COVID-19 developments.

During the response and recovery to COVID-19, the City will continue to deliver quality public services, maintain the infrastructure and build organizational resilience and sustainability.

The City is in Phase 1, based on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Badger Bounce Back Gating Criteria. As of August 21, 2020 three out of six criteria are being met. To review the metrics and data, go to https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/prepare.htm. It is also worth mentioning, the case status indicators for Washington and Ozaukee County, as reported by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department are red (high), see below.

2021-01-14 Case Status Indicators - Washington/Ozaukee Counties

Data retrieved from: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/local.htm
Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Capacity Recommendations

Governor Evers Issues Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Thursday, July 30th, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, and will expire on September 28, 2020.

Executive Order #82: Relating to Declaring a Public Health Emergency
Emergency Order #1: Relating to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings in Certain Situations
FAQs about Emergency Order #1

01/06/2021: Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan
Governor Evers Issues New Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Tuesday, September 22nd, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective on Tuesday, September 22nd and will expire on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

On June 24, 2020, the Port Washington Common Council adopted the Navigating from Safer at Home to Your Home Port Plan. The plan serves as a set of guidelines to aid staff and local officials in executing the City’s COVID-19 response and recovery. The City intends to be supportive of the requirements and recommendations of the Badger Bounce Back and the county Blueprint for Reopening Washington and Ozaukee Counties plans. However, the City may, as deemed necessary, implement additional measures or restrictions due to local impact(s). It may also help provide definition to some areas left unclear by state orders or where local enforcement is involved. This was done with the understanding that the situation(s) and related policies and actions for other surrounding communities may not be compatible with the City’s, but in some cases may be.

It is subject to change based on local or statewide circumstances, local health official recommendations, or COVID-19 developments.

During the response and recovery to COVID-19, the City will continue to deliver quality public services, maintain the infrastructure and build organizational resilience and sustainability.

The City is in Phase 1, based on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Badger Bounce Back Gating Criteria. As of August 21, 2020 three out of six criteria are being met. To review the metrics and data, go to https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/prepare.htm. It is also worth mentioning, the case status indicators for Washington and Ozaukee County, as reported by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department are red (high), see below.

2020-12-18 Case Status Indicators - Washington/Ozaukee Counties

Data retrieved from: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/local.htm
Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Capacity Recommendations

Governor Evers Issues Statewide Mandatory Mask Order
Thursday, July 30th, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, and will expire on September 28, 2020.

Executive Order #82: Relating to Declaring a Public Health Emergency
Emergency Order #1: Relating to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Requiring Face Coverings in Certain Situations
FAQs about Emergency Order #1

01/05/2021: Common Council Meeting on Tuesday, 01/05/2021
The Common Council meeting being held today, Tuesday, January 5th at 7:30 p.m., will not be televised. The Council Chamber's new audio/visual system that is being installed is not yet completed. If you would like to attend the 7:30 p.m. meeting by telephone, call the Conference Bridge number at 262-268-4270. The automated phone prompt will ask for an access code, then enter 9801# and the Mayor will welcome you to the meeting.

01/04/2021: Downtown Snow Removal 01/05/21 at 2:00 a.m.
The City of Port Washington Street Department will be doing snow removal in the downtown area starting at 2:00 a.m. tomorrow (01/05/2021). If you normally travel through this area at this time in the morning, please avoid it tomorrow (01/05/2021). Please watch for flashing lights for the safety of the Street Department crew.

01/04/2021: 2021 Garbage/Recycling Calendar
The 2021 City of Port Washington Garbage/Recycling Calendar is here. To download a copy, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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