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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. This page will updated with additional information in the weeks leading up to the special election.

PROJECT CONSTRUCTION – 5th Avenue Storm Sewer Construction – Beginning September 25th
The City of South Milwaukee has contracted with Earth X, LLC for installation of a 48″ diameter storm sewer to replace a deteriorating box culvert built in the early 1900’s that crosses 5th Avenue, just north of Drexel Boulevard.  To complete the work, 5th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Drexel Boulevard and Manistique Avenue.  5th Avenue will be detoured to Manistique Avenue and Drexel Boulevard to 8th Avenue.  Signs will be posted along the detour route.  The City anticipates a 4 week closure to complete the storm sewer installation and pavement replacement.  Parking restrictions may be installed along the route.  Click here for more information.

The City of South Milwaukee is presently seeking a highly motivated professional to become the next Chief of Police.
Please view the complete position profile here.

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

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 

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.