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Mayor Erik BrooksMayor’s Message: Shop Local: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Give the gift of economic development this Christmas: Shop local. There are dozens of local merchants that would be happy to earn your business this holiday season, with more on the way for 2015. Please make local merchants part of your shopping plans! Read more information here.


Help Shape the Future of Downtown
Wanted: Lovers of downtown South Milwaukee, and its promising future. The city is now accepting applications for membership on the new Downtown Advisory Committee, which will act as a key advisory group to the Plan Commission and city council as we shape the future of our city center. Learn more and apply here http://smwi.org/commissions/

Holiday Trash and Recycling schedule:
Christmas Holiday

Regular Pickup: Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Rescheduled Date: Friday, December 26, 2014
Recycling Date: Friday, December 26, 2014 – Yellow
Regular Pickup: Thursday, December 25, 2014
Rescheduled Date: Saturday, December 27, 2014
Recycling Date: Saturday, December 27, 2014 – Yellow

New Year’s Holiday
Regular Pickup: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Rescheduled Date: Friday, January 2, 2015
Recycling Date: Friday, January 2, 2015 – Orange
Regular Pickup: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Rescheduled Date: Saturday, January 3, 2015
Recycling Date: Friday, January 3, 2015 – Orange

2015 Budget

2014 Parking Permit Information

Would you like to receive emergency messages and alerts by phone or text message? The AlertSense system (mystateusa.com©), 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

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