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City of Port Washington - News And Information Archive - 2016

December - 2016

Christmas Tree Pick-Up
The Street Department will be picking up Christmas Trees on the week of January 9th and the week of January 30th. Please remove all lights and ornaments. Trees should not be in any bags. Only bare trees will be picked up.

Holiday Garbage/Recycling Schedule
This is a regular week for garbage and recycling. Monday's pick up is Monday; Tuesday's pick up is Tuesday; Wednesday's pick up is Wednesday; and Friday's pick up is Friday.

Adopt A Fire Hydrant
The prospects of deep or accumulating snow could cover the main link in the fire fighting chain...Fire Hydrants. In an emergency, many valuable seconds are lost trying to locate or shovel out a fire hydrant covered in snow. The city's fire hydrants have posts attached to them to assist in locating them. However, a deep snow or a build up of plowed snow may make the hydrants inaccessible until the snow is cleared away. The Port Washington Fire Department is asking residents to Adopt a Fire Hydrant and keep it clear and accessible.

Recycling Pick-Up
If your recycling waste was not picked up last week, please leave it out this week and the recycling truck will be around to pick it up.

2017 Recycling Calendar
The new 2017 Recycling Calendars are here. Click here to download a copy. Please also visit our Garbage/Recycling page for more information.

Real Estate/Property Tax Payment Hours
City Hall is open for real estate/property tax payments Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. City Hall will be closed the following days:

      Friday, December 23, 2016
      Monday, December 26, 2016
      Friday, December 30, 2016
      Monday, January 2, 2017.

Refunds of over $50.00 will be issued as a refund check approximately two weeks after payment. Payments may also be made at two of the Port Washington banks: Port Washington State Bank and BMO Harris. Please check with them regarding their holiday hours. For more information on real estate/property taxes, please visit our Finance/Treasurer's Office page.

City Receives Grant for Rip-Current ID Technology
The City of Port Washington received a We Energies Foundation grant to expand groundbreaking real-time rip-current identification technology. Read the press release here.

November - 2016

2017 Street Improvements
A Public Information Meeting has been scheduled to discuss 2017 Street Improvements on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the upper level of City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave. For more information, please click here.

Newest Proclamations
Mayor Mlada presented proclamations honoring Arbor Day and the retirement of Dave Ewig after nearly 40 years with the City of Port Washington. Please visit our Proclamations page to see more.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for the positions of Library Assistant 1 and Water Utility Outside Maintenance (Distribution) and Filtration Plant Operator. Please visit our Employment page for applications and more information.

2017 City of Port Washington Budget
The 2017 City of Port Washington budget was approved at the Common Council meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Click here to see the Budget Presentation and the Budget Summary.

Holiday Craft & Bake Corner With Silent Auction
The Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center is hosting a Holiday Craft & Bake Corner with Silent Auction. For more information, please visit our Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center page.

Newest Proclamation
Click here to read the newest proclamation honoring Business Appreciation Month.

October - 2016

Winter Parking Reminder
Reminder - Winter parking restrictions are in effect December 1st through April 1st in the City of Port Washington. During this time, on-street parking is not allowed on any city street between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Employment Opportunity
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Outside Maintenance (Distribution) and Filtration Plant Operator. Please visit our Employement page for an application and more information.

Fall 2016 City Newsletter
The Fall 2016 City Newsletter is here. Click here to visit our City Newsletter page.

Development Proposals Being Accepted
The City of Port Washington is seeking development proposals for 44 acres of city-owned land located along Lake Michigan. Also available is an additional 11 acres owned by We Energies. Click here for more information.

It's Here! City-Branded Merchandise
You may now purchase City of Port Washington branded merchandise! Please click here for more information.

Character Counts! 10 Year Celebration
Character Counts! will be celebrating 10 years on Monday, October 17, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the W.J. Niederkorn Library in Port Washington. Social with refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the 10th Anniversary Recognition Program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

September - 2016

Mobile Office Hour
Friday, October 7, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamberse - Mobile Office Hour with Joe Dean on behalf of Senator Johnson. A great opportunity for the public to come and speak with Joe about concerns so he may share them with the Senator.

Lots For Sale - Accepting Bids
The City of Port Washington is accepting sealed bids for the purchase of two residential lots owned by the City. For more information, please visit the Engineering Department page.

Newest Proclamation
Franklin Energy is the newest proclamation recipient. The City of Port Washington is honored to have Franklin Energy calling us their Home Port! This is the third consecutive year that a Port Washington Business Partner has been named as the Ozaukee County Economic Development Large Business of the Year. Click here to see the proclamation.

Attention Residents
Anyone going door to door, selling or soliciting, must have a permit issued by the City of Port Washington Clerkís Office. If their permit has been approved, they will be wearing a badge issued from the city with their company name, the solicitorís name and the dates they are allowed to go door to door. If you suspect someone is selling without a permit, please contact the Port Washington Police Department at 262-284-2611.

Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, October 22, 2016
For the safe disposal of medications, there will be a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Ozaukee County Transit Building, 741 W. Oakland Ave., Port Washington, and also Concordia University, 12800 N. Lakeshore Dr., Mequon. For more information on what you can and cannot bring, please click here.

City of Port Washington Voting
Trick or TreatThe City of Port Washington will hold in-person early absentee voting for 4 weeks starting October 10th - November 4th 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. Also, you may register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot be sent to you by mail online at www.myvote.wi.gov.

Brush Chipping
Brush chipping will begin on alternate weeks, starting September 19th. Please visit our Department of Public Works page for a full schedule.

Marina District Plans By Local Businessmen - Updated 09/06/16
A group of local businessmen led by Mike Ansay has presented plans for the Port Washington Marina District. Read more about it on our Planning & Development page.

Alternatives to the Marina District plan proposed by Mike Ansay were presented at the September 6th Common Council meeting. Stephen Perry Smith who previously presented a townhome development for the Cityís car/trailer lot, offered two alternatives for the adjacent block that is surrounded by Pier, Jackson, and Lake Streets. One plan shows two 3-story apartments with a connecting plaza for a total of 42 units. The other shows a 3-story 34-unit apartment and four townhomes fronting Lake Street. Both apartments have enclosed parking and both plans retain the brick Victorian home on the corner of Pier Street and Harborview Lane. The proposed projects range in value of between $6.3 and 6.7M. Click here to see the plans: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4.

Questions Regarding City Dump/Landfill
The City of Port Washington does not have a landfill (dump) in the City. There are no landfills in Ozaukee County. For bulk items such as mattresses, furniture and other large items, please call Advanced Disposal at 1-800-387-0949 for a special pick-up or for information on where you can take items. The City of Port Washington does have a Street Yard for yard waste items such as grass clippings, leaves, dead plants and yard materials. If you have any questions, please contact 262-284-2600 or visit our Department Of Public Works page.

Trick Or Treat Day/Hours
Trick or Treat will be Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the City of Port Washington. Have fun and remember the following Halloween safety tips:

  • Do not wear costumes that obscure your vision
  • Wear reflective clothing, or light colored clothing to make you more visible to motorists
  • Trick or Treat
  • Travel in groups composed of at least one adult
  • Have a pre-planned route
  • Only cross streets at the crosswalks
  • Visit familiar homes, and do not enter a strangerís home
  • Be prepared for adverse weather
  • Refrain from consuming any treats until inspected by an adult

INFOS Port Washington
The City of Port Washington, in partnership with Professor Chin Wu of UW-Madison, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute and NOAA have created and funded the INFOS Port Washington real-time wave data system. Our Waterfront Safety Team and Environmental Planning Committee helped spearhead the effort as well. With its inception, the City of Port Washington became the first Great Lakes community with such a system in place. In short, it advances our collective drive to make our lakefront as safe as possible, and that is something for us all to celebrate! Thank you to our partners, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program and Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Please watch for the billboards, read the article on the All Ways Forward website, and visit the INFOS (Integrated Nowcast/Forecast Operation System for Port Washington website.

September is National Senior Center Month!
Find Balance at Your Center! We are balancing educational information with entertainment and social opportunities. Join us on Thursday, September 29th at 3:00 p.m. for "Making A Savvy Senior" and at 4:00 p.m. for the musical stylings of Mark Mrozek (with 4 Guyz in Dinner Jackets). For this and more information, please visit our Adult Community Senior Center page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has openings for Street Commissioner, Water Utility Superintendent and two Library Shelver/Page positions. Please visit our Employment Page for more information.

Music At The Lake This Weekend - September 2, 3 & 4!
Come to Coal Dock Park for three days of music! Paramount Music Festival is your home this weekend for the Blues, Country and Rock! Visit the Paramount Music Festival website for more information.

August - 2016

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has openings for the positions of Street Commissioner, Water Utility Superintendent and Coordinator of Library Teen Services. Please visit our Employment Page for more information.

Marina District Plans By Local Businessmen
A group of local businessmen led by Mike Ansay has presented plans for the Port Washington Marina District. Read more about it on our Planning & Development page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has openings for the positions of Street Commissioner and Water Utility Superintendent. Please visit our Employment Page for more information.

Hydrant Flushing
The City of Port Washington Water Department will be flushing hydrants in the City during the week of September 12-16, 2016, September 19-23, 2016 and September 26-30, 2016. 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. - 3:30 p.m. during these weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Water Superintendent David Ewig at 262-284-2172.

Tuesday Garbage Pick-Up
Garbage pick-up has been delayed today. If your garbage does not get picked up today (Tuesday), it will be picked up on Wednesday. Please leave your cart out to be picked up. If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600.

July - 2016

Cross Connection Control Program
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. Read more about it here: City of Port Washington Cross Connection Control Program.

IRS Phone Scam
The Port Washington Police Department has been receiving many phone calls from residents that they have been receiving these calls. Please hang up and do not give out any information AND do not send money!!! Once the money is sent they are unable to do anything to help you get it back. These scams can be very convincing. Be sure to tell your friends and family especially the elderly! For more information, please visit the IRS website.

Election News
The Partisan Primary Election will be held Tuesday, August 9, 2016. For more information and to see a sample ballot, please visit our Elections page.

Congratulations Kleen Test Products
Congratulations to Kleen Test Products, the newest member of the City of Port Washington Green Business Program. Read more about it here!

June - 2016

Breakwater Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Click here for a video by James Meyer of the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, 06/30/16, celebrating the recent work completed on the breakwater. The breakwater is now open and will be open until the next phase of repair work starts.

Employment Opportunity
The W.J. Niederkorn Library is accepting applications for a Library Assistant I - Circulation position. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

Shipwrecks Of The Sanctuary - Tonight!
Please join us tonight at the Port Exploreum to see some exciting underwater footage of the "Shipwrecks Of Our Sanctuaries"! Footage will entail shipwrecks from the Thunder Bay National Sanctuary off the coast of Michigan and other wrecks right off our Port Washington shores that are part of the proposed Wisconsin Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary. For more information, please visit our Events page.

Parks And Recreation Proclamation
The Port Washington Parks & Recreation Department was honored with a proclamation on 06/21/16. Please visit our Proclamations page for more information.

2016 Bicycle Rodeo - Thursday, June 23, 2016
Presented by the Port Washington Police Department, it's the 2016 Bicycle Rodeo - Thursday, June 23, 2016! All ages welcome. Come join the fun - there will be a bicycle raffle, free t-shirts, snacks and refreshments, bicycle helmet give-away, free bicycle inspections, a bicycle safety obstacle course and you can even explore a fire truck and ambulance. For more information, contact Officer Leet or Officer Bergin at 262-284-2611.

Latest 2016 Street Improvements
2016 street improvement work has begun on James Drive, Theis Lane and Theis Street and is expected to be completed by August 31, 2016. For more information, please click here or visit our Engineering Department page.

Congratulations Port Washington Historical Society!
Congratulations to the Port Washington Historical Society for receiving the 2016 Museum Exhibit Award from the Wisconsin Historical Society for their exhibit "Nothin' But Nets!", which is currently on display at the Port Exploreum.

Chinook Salmon Stocking in Lake Michigan
There will be three public engagement meetings regarding Chinook Salmon Stocking in Lake Michigan. Please read the Op-Ed article from Senator Stroebel and information regarding meetings and times.

May - 2016

Garbage Pick-Up Delayed Today
The Garbage and Recycling trucks are having problems today. They have broken down. The following streets have been missed and will be picked up later today or first thing Wednesday morning: West Norport Drive between North Benjamin Street and North Holden Street, North Benjamin Street between West Norport Drive and West Beutel Road, West Beutel Road West Barry Avenue, Thomas Drive, Michael Court, Cindy Circle, Randy Circle, Viola Circle, Scott Road, Portland Court, Norview Circle, and some on North Wisconsin Street and North Holden Street. If you have any questions, please contact us at 262-284-2600.

Garbage/Recycling Pick-Up Schedule This Week
Due to the Monday holiday, the garbage/recycling schedule will be delayed one day this week. If your normal pick-up is on Monday, it will be picked up on Tuesday. If your normal pick-up is on Tuesday, it will be picked up on Wednesday. If your normal pick-up is on Wednesday, it will be picked up on Thursday. If your normal pick-up is on Thursday, it will be picked up on Friday. If your normal pick-up is on Friday, it will be picked up on Saturday. Any questions, please call 262-284-2600.

Billboard Photo Contest
Port Washington Main Street is hosting a Billboard Photo Contest. Submit your photos of downtown Port Washington to show what makes Port Washington great! For more information, please click here.

1860 Light Station Seeks Volunteers
The 1860 Light Station is seeking volunteers to help share the stories and history of this historic landmark. The shifts are 2-4 hours and typically fall on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, with group tours occasionally occurring on other days. You can volunteer as frequently or infrequently as your schedule allows. We will be having a volunteer training session at the Light Station next Tuesday, May 24th at 5:00 p.m. Please consider joining us to learn more about volunteering. Contact Haley at 920-860-6128 or haley.pfeuffer@gmail.com for more information. Help us make the Light Station come alive for the many people who will be visiting this summer. To see more ways YOU can volunteer, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.

300 Block E. Pier Street Redevelopment
Visit our Planning & Development page for the latest information and to view plans of the redevelopment of the 300 block of E. Pier Street.

Denis Sullivan - June 3-5, 2016!
The Denis Sullivan will be making several stops in Port Washington in the upcoming months. Book your tickets early by visiting the Port Exploreum website.
Denis Sullivan

E-Mail To The City Of Port Washington
If you are attempting to contact any department at the City of Port Washington, please be advised that our e-mail servers are down. The issue is being worked on and hopefully we will be back up soon. If you need to contact us, please call 262-284-5585.

Wednesday Garbage Pick-Up
The garbage trucks are running late today. If you have Wednesday garbage pick-up, please keep your containers out as pick-up will probably be later than normal today.

Fire Department Seeking Explorers
The Port Washington Fire Department Explorer Post is looking for new members. Join us for an informational meeting on May 19, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Fire House. For more information, please visit www.pwfd.org/#!explorers/d6437.

Newest Proclamations
Visit our Proclamations page to see the newest Proclamations presented by Mayor Tom Mlada on May 3, 2016.

April - 2016

CPR In The Harbor - Thursday, May 19, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bystander CPR immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can triple a victims chance of survival. Drop by on your way to work or during your lunch hour to learn hands-only CPR from EMTs and Paramedics. It's free, and you could learn how to save a life in as little as 15 minutes!

Police Memorial Benefit
This year the Port Washington Police Department Honor Guard has chosen to donate all proceeds from the Memorial Benefit at Tello's to the memory of Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Deputy Adam Hartwig. Please come join us at Tello's Grill & Cafe; on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 20% of your tab will be donated to Adam's memorial fund.

Open House - Molded Dimensions
Residents of Ozaukee County and the City of Port Washington are invited to an Open House at Molded Dimensions, Inc. on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

Street Closures
Please visit the City of Port Washington Engineering Department page for a list of upcoming street closures.

Raking Into Gutters
Please do not rake anything into the gutter line. Only leaves are allowed to be raked into the gutters and only in the Fall. If you have any questions regarding this item, please call 262-284-2600.

Friendly Reminder - The Breakwater is Closed
Residents and visitors are reminded that the City breakwater is closed to all pedestrian traffic while it is being repaired and improved. The breakwater will be closed from April 14, 2016 - July 3, 2016 AND August 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016 while these repairs are being made. Thank you for your patience while we complete this important work. For more information, please visit our Breakwater News page.

Attention Residents - Sidewalk Reconstruction
Please watch out for reconstruction of sidewalks and curbing around the City.

Attention Residents in Construction Areas in Port Washington
Garbage and recycling pick-up will begin one hour earlier in your areas because of the construction. Please have your garbage and recycling carts out by 6:00 a.m. If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600.

Newest Proclamations
Visit our Proclamations page to view the newest proclamations honoring Volunteer Appreciation Month and Creative Economy Week.

Parks Plus Summer Catalog Is Here!
The 2016 Parks Plus Summer catalog is out. Hard copies are available at the Port Washington Parks & Recreation Office, City Hall, Library, Port Washington State Bank, Harris Bank and Saukville Village Hall & Library, or you may view online here.

Monday Garbage Pick-Up
Attention Residents with Monday garbage/recycling pick-up. If your garbage and recycling were not picked up today, Advanced Disposal will pick it up first thing Tuesday morning. Please leave your garbage and recycling carts out. If you have any questions, please call 262-284-2600.

Tower Drive and Summit Drive Residents
2016 Street Improvements will begin on April 18, 2016. Click here to see the letter sent to Tower Drive and Summit Drive residents.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Marketing & Communications Coordinator. The Port Washington Parks & Recreation Department has several employment opportunities. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

The Spring City Newsletter Is Here
The Spring 2016 City Newsletter is available for download here. A very limited amount of hard copies are available at the front counter at City Hall. Don't want to miss a newsletter? Click on the "Newsletters & Alerts Sign Up" button above. For past issues of the newsletter, please visit the City of Port Washington Newsletter page.

Community Recycling - Saturday, April 23, 2016
Community Recycling Day, Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Port Washington High School. For more information, please download the flyer.

Aging Mastery Program®
The Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center is pleased to announce that they are the first in the area to offer an innovative new ten-week health and wellness program to county residents 55 and over. For more information, please visit our Adult Community Senior Center page.

Volunteers Wanted - Reserve Officers
Applications are being accepted for Reserve Officers. Anyone over 18 years of age from the Port Washington area is eligible to join. For more information, please click here.

Benjamin Street Residents
2016 Street Improvements will begin on May 2, 2016. Click here to see the letter sent to N. Benjamin St. residents.

Employment Opportunities
The Port Washington Parks & Recreation Department has several employment opportunities. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

City Yard Now Open
The City Street Yard opened Saturday, April 2, 2016. Please visit our Public Works page for information on days, hours and what can be brought down.

Marina Opens For The Season
The Port Washington Marina opened for the season on Friday, April 1, 2016. New perk for harbor tenants this year - the Port Washington Marina has been able to secure a deal with the nearby Holiday Inn for tenants to use the pool and workout facilities, Monday - Thursdays.

April 5, 2016 Spring Presidential Preference Election Outstanding Absentee/Provisional Ballots
Click here to view the Outstanding Absentee & Provisional Ballot totals for the April 5, 2016 Spring Election/Presidential Preference Vote. For more election night results, please visit: http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/162/Election-Information.

NEW - 2015 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2015 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.

March - 2016

Community Preparedness Day
Please join us on Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA, 465 Northwoods Rd., Port Washington, for Community Preparedness Day. For more information, please click here for the brochure.

April 5, 2016 Election News
Samples ballots for all wards are available for viewing on our Elections page. Voter ID is required when voting a ballot on election day, early voting by absentee ballot in the Clerk's Office or absentee voting by mail, unless you are a military, overseas or indefinitely confirmed voter. In-office absentee voting starts Monday, March 21, 2016 and runs until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the exception of Friday, March 25, 2016, when the hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please visit our Elections page for everything you need to know about voting in Port Washington, including a new video on absentee voting.

Wisconsin Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week | April 11-15, 2016
Mock tornado watches and warnings will be issued on Thursday, April 14, 2016, with a back-up date of Friday, April 15, 2016. Please click here for more details.

2016 Street Improvements
Street improvements for 2016 will be starting on Monday, March 21, 2016. Please visit our Engineering Department page for more information.

April 5, 2016 Election News
Samples ballots for all wards are available for viewing on our Elections page. Voter ID is required when voting a ballot on election day, early voting by absentee ballot in the Clerk's Office or absentee voting by mail, unless you are a military, overseas or indefinitely confirmed voter. Please visit our Elections page for everything you need to know about voting in Port Washington, including a new video on absentee voting.

February -2016

Household Hazardous Waste
Starting March 1, 2016, at no charge to City of Port Washington residents (unless otherwise specified), household hazardous waste may be dropped of at Veolia ES Technical Solutions, LLC, 1275 Mineral Springs Dr., Port Washington. Please click here to find out what is accepted and what items there is a charge for.

Election Day
Election day is Tuesday, February 16, 2016. For more information, please visit our our Elections page. To see a sample ballot for the February election, please click here.

Breakwater News
A letter was sent to the Army Corps of Engineers seeking funding for our breakwater. Click here to read more and to support our efforts by calling, emailing or writing our elected officials!

Monday Garbage Collection
Advanced Disposal is having problems with one of their trucks today. If your regular day for garbage/recycling pick-up is Monday and your garbage/recycling has not been collected today, please leave your containers out and they will be collected on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Public Information Meeting
Everyone is invited to a Public Information Meeting to review a concept plan for the Marina District on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave. Please click here to see an image of the plans, or call City Hall at 262-284-2600 for more information.

State Of The City Address
Click here to read Mayor Tom Mlada's State of The City Address from January 19th, 2016.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for Library Director. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

January - 2016

Community Blood Drive
Be part of a lifesaving journey - donate blood! The Port Washington Community Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center, 403 W. Foster St. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome! You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit http://redcrossblood.org/RapidPass for more information.

Wednesday Recycling Pick-Up
If you live west of North Spring Street and north of West Grand Avenue, you may not get your recycling picked up today. Advanced Disposal is having trouble with their recycling trucks. Please leave the recycling out and it will be picked up first thing Thursday morning. If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at 262-284-2600.

Christmas Tree Pick Up
Christmas trees will be picked up in the City of Port Washington, by the Street Department crew, the week of January 18, 2016.

Wisconsin Absentee Voting
Check out our Elections Page for everything you need to know about voting in Port Washington, including a new video on Absentee Voting.

2016 Garbage/Recycling Calendar
Download your own copy of the 2016 Garbage/Recycling Calendar here!

Pet Licensing Reminder
Just a reminder to renew or license your pets. For more information, please visit our Pet Licensing page.

Garbage/Recycling Cart Information
Please make sure that your garbage and recycling carts are dug out of the snowbanks. Please do not place garbage and recycling carts on top of snowbanks. These carts need to be on a flat surface and at least three feet away from a snowbank. Both garbage and recycling carts need to be separated by three feet and should be placed next to each other on garbage and recycling pick up days (not in front of each other). If you have any questions regarding this information, please call Department of Public Works at 262-284-2600. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is accepting applications for Finance Director/Treasurer and Police Officer. Please visit our Employment page for more information.

Tax Collection News
The City of Port Washington is accepting payment for 2015 Taxes until 5:00 p.m., January 31, 2016 at Port Washington City Hall. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by mail to City of Port Washington Treasurer, 100 W. Grand Ave., P.O. Box 307, Port Washington, WI 53074. Also accepting tax payments are Port Washington State Bank, 206 N. Franklin St., Port Washington and BMO Harris Bank, 623 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.

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