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City of Port Washington - News And Information Archive - 2018

April - 2018

Newest Proclamations
Proclamations honoring Arbor Day and Volunteer Appreciation Month presented at the 04/04/2018 Common Council meeting may be viewed on the Proclamations page.

March - 2018

Duplicate Water Bills
Due to an error at the printing company, you may have received more than one water bill. Please pay only one bill and discard the rest. If you have auto pay, your account will only be charged once. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Generous Donation from Be3 Inc.
Be3 Inc. Presenting Donation to City of Port WashingtonCity officials receiving a generous $13,000 donation from representatives of Be3 Inc., a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to empowering women, on March 20, 2018 to be used for installation of additional safety railings in Coal Dock Park adjacent to Lake Michigan.

Statewide Tornado Drill
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - a statewide Tornado Watch will be issued at 1:00 p.m. with a statewide Tornado Warning at 1:45 p.m. A second drill will occur with a statewide Tornado Warning issued at 6:45 p.m. with the drill ending at 7:00 p.m.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is seeking applicants for the positions of Director of Planning and Development, Marketing & Communications Coordinator and seasonal part-time positions in the Water, Parks, Wastewater and Street Departments . The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has a part-time position available for an Assistant and a Contract Hatha Yoga Instructor. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

2018 Street Improvements
For a list of streets being improved in 2018, please visit our Engineering page.

Winter Parking Restriction Lifted
You can now park your vehicle overnight without receiving a snow ordinance parking ticket. Just a reminder there is no parking overnight on State Highways which include Grand Avenue, Franklin Street and Wisconsin Street. It is also required by ordinance to move your vehicle once within a 24 hour period.

Community Recycling
Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Port Washington High School. Please click here for more information.

Residential Land For Sale
The City of Port Washington will be accepting sealed bids for the purchase of two residential land parcels located in the north 1000 block of Grant Street. Although currently not available, the City will be extending sewer and water to both parcels for new development. Due to the depth of the proposed sanitary sewer, conventional gravity will not be possible. For more information, please visit our Planning & Development page.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is seeking applicants for the positions of Director of Planning and Development, Marketing & Communications Coordinator and seasonal part-time positions in the Water, Parks, Wastewater and Street Departments . The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has part-time positions available for Assistant and Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

Comprehensive Land Use Plan
Click here to view the Comprehensive Land Use Plan: 2035 Map Amendment.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington is seeking applicants for the positions of Director of Planning and Development and also Marketing & Communications Coordinator. The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has part-time positions available for Assistant and Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

Brush Pick-Up
Brush pickup will begin in the City of Port Washington on Monday, April 9, 2018. Brush will be picked up every other week. Please visit our Department of Public Works page for more information.

Street Yard Hours
The Street Yard will be open starting Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, on Tuesdays and Thursday - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. City stickers or a driver license is required.

2017 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2017 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.

February - 2018

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has a part-time positions available for Assistant and Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

State Of The City
To view a print copy of the State of the City presented by Mayor Mlada at the February 21, 2018 Common Council meeting, click here.

Economic Development Plan: 2035
For a copy of the 2035 Economic Development Plan, please click here.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington W.J. Niederkorn Library has positions for Assistant Library Director/Technology Administrator and Adult Services Librarian. The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has a part-time positions available for Assistant and Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has a part-time position available for Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department also has various openings. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

January - 2018

2018 Spring Primary Election Election
To view a sample ballot for the 2018 Spring Primary Election held on February 20, 2018, please visit our Elections page.

Trees in Guenther Pond Area
The area along the creek way at Guenther Pond has been aggressively cut back to remove dead and dying Ash trees. There were also numerous invasive species (boxelder, honeysuckle, buckthorn) and potential hazardous trees being removed. Several Black Willow trees had large splits and substantial leans creating the risk of major erosion if uprooted during a storm. The root systems are still intact for stabilization of the embankment. We have more work to do in the near future and there are plans to replant the area with native species.

Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington Adult Community Senior Center has a part-time position available for Environmental Maintenance. The City of Port Washington Recreation Department has various openings, including a position for Recreation Administrative Assistant. Please visit our City of Port Washington Employment page for more information.

2018 Garbage/Recycling Calendar
The 2018 City of Port Washington Garbage/Recycling Calendar is here. To download a copy, please click here.

Christmas Tree Pick-Up
Christmas trees at the curb will be picked up this week (January 2-5) and the week of January 15-19). Trees MAY NOT contain metal and MAY NOT be in plastic bags. Wreaths that contain metal should be placed in your normal garbage receptacle.

2018 Spring Municipal Election
For a list of municipal candidates for the 2018 Spring Municipal Election on April 3, 2018, please click here.

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