News and Information

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.

Spring Election, April 7, 2015
Election Results

Wetzel (2)
Honoring a South Milwaukee Hero

Congratulations to Gary Wetzel, the South Milwaukee resident and Medal of Honor recipient who was named Milwaukee County Veteran of the Year on March 25. A Gary G. Wetzel Medal of Honor Way street sign and monument was also dedicated at a ceremony at the Milwaukee War Memorial Center. Read the city proclamation here.

Upcoming Meet the Mayor Events:   Meet Mayor Erik Brooks at one of his upcoming Meet the Mayor events: April 18 at I Can’t Resist Kids’ Resale/B’s Boutique and May 30 at Nona’s Cafe. The hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Milwaukee County Supervisor Pat Jursik will be joining Mayor Brooks as a special guest at the April 18 event, and State Rep. Jessie Rodriguez will be joining him on May 30.

April 25: Earth Day!
Come do your part to help keep South Milwaukee beautiful!
All events will be at South Milwaukee City Hall 2424 15th Avenue.

Community wide clean up from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, with a hot dog lunch to follow for all volunteers at the Grobschmidt Senior Center.  Sign up and pick up supplies at the following locations: South Milwaukee City Hall 2424 15th Avenue, 16th and Rawson Avenues, Oak Creek Parkway and North Chicago, and at the South Milwaukee Fire Department.

Shredding from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  To be held in the City Hall Parking Lot located at 2424 15th Avenue.  There will be a fee of $1.00 per bag/box.

Electronics Recycling from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
Any electronic item with a plug
TV’s and CRT Monitor’s have a fee of $20.00 each.
Proceeds from Electronics recycling will be used to purchase trees.

Recycling your toner and ink cartridges, and old cell phones
drive-thru drop off. (or we have year round collection bin at City Hall)

Recycle your Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids
Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions Club.

Drop off your worn and torn Flags

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.