New Water Safety Campaign
Sea Grant programs and partners in the Great Lakes region are announcing a new water safety campaign, Be Current Smart. The campaign includes tips for parents to keep a close eye on children while they're near the water's edge or in the water. For more information, visit the Current Smart website at: www.currentsmart.org, join the discussion on Twitter at: #currentsmart or check out: Dangerous Currents Facebook page.
The City of Port Washington Street Department has openings for a full-time Street Maintenance position and also seasonal part-time work. The W.J. Niederkorn Library has an opening for a part-time Library Circulation Assistant. For more information, please visit our Employment page.
Take the Community Center Needs Survey
The City of Port Washington needs your opinion! Our mission is to address the current and future needs of the entire community through a potential multi-purpose community center. The City of Port Washington is committed to identifying needs the community has/will have in the future and creating a plan that best meets those needs. We are looking forward to the input of all households in the survey. A few minutes of your time will help impact the future of our community. Take the survey here.
Time Warner Digital Cable News
On or after Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Time Warner Cable will be making technical changes to their cable system which may disrupt viewing of some unencrypted channels such as Public Educational and Government Access channels. Also, customers having digital cable with be able to view the Government Access Channel 25 on digital channel 97.25, Public Access Channel 14 on digital channel 97.14, and Educational Access Channel 13 on digital channel 97.13. For more information, please see the letter from Time Warner Cable.
North Beach Access
The planned improvements for access to North Beach will begin on Monday, March 30, 2015. Temporary fencing is now installed that will prohibit access to the beach until the project is completed at the end of May. This work, in addition to the re-roofing of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, will also result in the closure of the parking lot until the end of May. Signage is posted on Lake St. and on the pathways directing beach-goers to use the Upper Lake Park stairs during this time. The improvements to the North Beach access path will include a wider walkway for pedestrians and bikes, a drop off area for cars, improved lighting, and ornamental fencing. The pathway will be reopened in late May, with the new fencing installed by the end of June. Click here to see the area that is to be blocked off.
City-Wide Rummage Sale - Saturday, June 6, 2015
The 3rd Annual Port Washington City-Wide Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This rummage sale will always be held on the 1st Saturday of June. To see a flyer with more information, please click here. You may pick up a registration form at Edward Jones, Harry's Restaurant, Niederkorn Library, Port Washington State Bank, Sentry, Chamber of Commerce, BP and Citgo Gas Stations, or by clicking here.
Brush Collection Schedule, Requirements and Information
Ever wonder what the schedule is for brush collection at your residence? What types of items you may put out for collection? What the Street Yard hours are? To find out, please visit our Public Works page and bookmark us!
2014 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2014 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.
Click here to download the Downtown Redevelopment Sites Plan (CDS - Community Design Solution). The download is in PDF format.
Comprehensive Plan: 2035
Click here to view the City of Port Washington Comprehensive Plan.