Welcome to South Milwaukee

Let’s Light Up South Milwaukee!   #LightUpSouthMilwaukee
This year, Santa’s Elves will be looking to honor South Milwaukee homes and businesses with the best outdoor holiday light display.
Winners will receive small cash prizes, a yard sign, and recognition on our website and Facebook pages – and be the envy of your block, and city.  Click here for more details.

Three ways to enter…
Via our online form
Post your entries on our City’s Facebook page, using #LightUpSouthMilwaukee
Email entries to lights@smwi.org

2017 Real Estate Taxes

The 2017 Real Estate Tax bills were mailed out on December 11th.  You should receive your bill by the end of this week.  You can view or print your bill, print your receipt, or check to see if your escrow payment has been processed, here:  www.smwi.org/taxes/.  For questions, please refer to the newsletter enclosed with your tax bill, or visit the Treasurer’s Office page.

Police and Fire Commission Chooses Next Police Chief: William Jessup

The South Milwaukee Police and Fire Commission has chosen our next Police Chief: longstanding Milwaukee Police Department leader William Jessup.

The commission offered Jessup the job at its meeting on Thursday night, contingent on standard pre-employment testing.

Jessup has been with the Milwaukee Police Department for 27 years and currently serves as an assistant chief for MPD, heading its Investigations & Intelligence and Risk Management Bureaus, which include the Training Academy, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, Internal Affairs, Public Relations, and budgeting.  Learn more here.

2018 Budget read more >

Winter Parking Permits Are Available
Residents are encouraged to plan ahead and purchase your winter parking permits early.  The South Milwaukee Police Department will have limited evening hours available to purchase permits, so plan accordingly. The cost of permits this year is $30 per month or $100 for the entire 4-month season.   Hours and availability to purchase permits can be found on their website.

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

Self Deposit Station 1106 Blake Avenue
Winter Hours – December 1 – March 31
Open Tuesday AND Friday 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CLOSED Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
lso Closed: Friday December 22, Saturday, December 23, Friday December 29, and Saturday December 30, 2017.

The station may be CLOSED during inclement weather.
Learn more here 

Bird City Wisconsin
South Milwaukee is a healthy community for birds… and people

The City of South Milwaukee is committed to making our community healthy for birds and people,
and is proud to be a designated Bird City Wisconsin. Click here for more information.

Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.