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2017 Public Safety Referendum
The South Milwaukee Common Council has approved an operating referendum question to fund public safety.

A special election will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

The question asks taxpayers for permission to increase the tax levy to maintain current paramedic services and hire two additional police officers.
Learn more here.

 Police Chief Ann Wellens
Police Chief Ann Wellens to Retire
South Milwaukee Police Chief Ann Wellens is retiring effective Jan. 19, 2018 — 30 years after she started in law enforcement and more than 28 years after she began at the South Milwaukee Police Department. Ann has served admirably as South Milwaukee’s chief for more than 12 years. Please join me in wishing Chief Wellens well as she begins the next chapter of her life, and in thanking her for her hard work in leading a department that has rightfully earned the respect of many others across the state. She leaves a legacy of dedication, integrity and professionalism that will be hard to match. — Mayor Erik Brooks 

City-Wide Block Watch Meeting
Representatives from the State of Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry Unit and members of the South Milwaukee Police Department will be present to answer your questions.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the South Milwaukee City Hall Council Chambers.

Investing in Infrastructure: WE Energies Project in South Milwaukee
Work is beginning in April on a WE Energies project to upgrade natural gas facilities in a number of neighborhoods in South Milwaukee.
Click here for more information

Board of Review meeting will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
To appear before the Board of Review, you must file your intent by 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017.
Open Book July 21, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Treasurer’s Office Update
All delinquent Real Estate Tax bills must now be paid directly to the Milwaukee County Treasurer’s Office at the following address: 901 North 9th Street Courthouse, Room 102 Milwaukee, WI 53233-1462.  Telephone: 414-278-4033  Please visit the Treasurer’s Office page for more tax information.

Late Lottery and Gaming Credit
If you did not receive a Lottery & Gaming Credit on your 2016 tax bill and you were eligible, you have until October 2nd to submit the Late Lottery Credit Application and a copy of your tax bill to the Department of Revenue: 2016 Late Lottery Credit Application.  Be sure to also add the Lottery Credit for the coming year by completing the 2017 application (found on the Forms and Permits page) and submitting it to the Treasurer’s Office.

Self Deposit Station 1106 Blake Avenue
Summer Hours: (April 1 – November 30)
Open Tuesday AND Friday 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CLOSED Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
The station may be CLOSED during inclement weather.
Learn more here 

Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.