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Mayor Erik Brooks
Mayor Erik Brooks

Mayor’s Message:
Exciting News for Grant Park, And All of
South Milwaukee

Burgers, custard and beach volleyball – consider it three more reasons to head to Grant Park this summer. Learn more here.



CITY HALL HOURS: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate Arbor Day in South Milwaukee!
The City of South Milwaukee is partnering with the South Milwaukee School District to celebrate!  How? By planting trees, of course!

The city will plant a tree at each of the four South Milwaukee public elementary schools over the next couple of weeks. A brief ceremony is planned at each school recognizing Arbor Day and the planting.

The schedule, all at 3 p.m. …

  • Monday, April 27: Rawson
    Wednesday, April 29: Lakeview
  • Friday, May 1: Blakewood

None of this would be possible without the leadership of hard work of Dan Ratajski, our assistant street department, who is receiving significant training from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in urban forestry, as we ramp up our city tree program. This event came out of those efforts.  See the flyer here.  Read more about this event at

Upcoming Meet the Mayor Events:   Meet Mayor Erik Brooks at one of his upcoming Meet the Mayor sessions!   State Rep. Jessie Rodriguez will be joining Mayor Brooks on May 30 at Nona’s Cafe. The hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New events are coming to Downtown!  See the calendar of events here!

Would you like to receive emergency messages and alerts by phone or text message? The AlertSense system (©), has the capability of providing notification to residents in the event of an emergency that affects your neighborhood. Click here to read more.

The Common Council recently adopted an ordinance regarding care and maintenance of trees in the public right-of-way.  Read more here regarding the urban forestry program.

Self Deposit Station Hours: Read More

Do you have a comment or a concern to share?  Please use the Citizen Comment Form found here.