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Weekly e-Newsletter - January 14, 2020
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January 2020 Service Updates

Christmas Tree Curbside Chipping

Monday -  Jan. 20th (final day)
Trees must be curbside by 6:30 a.m. on collection day.  Please make sure your tree is free of all decorations, lights, tree stands, tree bags, etc. - must be free of all foreign material to be chipped.  In the event of a snowfall, please clear tree of snow.


Water Utility Rate Increase

The Village of Saukville implemented a water rate increase that went into effect for the 4th quarter of 2019.  The rate change is reflected on the current bill which was mailed out January 3, 2020.  For an average water usage of 20,000 gallons per household per quarter, the additional cost is $3.51.  The last water rate increase was April 1, 2016.  

Click Here for current utility rate information.
Full payment is due by 1/25/2020 to avoid late penalties.

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Adult School Crossing Guard Week

Jan. 13-19, 2020 is declared Adult School Crossing Guard Recognition Week in the Village of Saukville.
The Village would like to thank Eugene Welch, the School Crossing Guard for the past 2 years.  His dedication to the job, in all types of weather, and his friendliness to our community is greatly appreciated!  Eugene is on the job to make sure the children get safely across the street, to and from school each day.  Please feel free to give Eugene a friendly wave or "thank you" the next time you see him!

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Employment Opportunity

Treasurer - Village of Saukville

The Village is seeking a positive, proactive, energetic, community focused leader to fill the Village Treasurer position. Qualified applicant shall be responsible to perform the statutory duties of the Municipal Treasurer, benefit administration, and utility billing.  Prior municipal experience strongly preferred, but not necessary.  This position is a full-time management position, with a comprehensive benefit package including Wisconsin Retirement and Wisconsin Health Insurance. Salary is dependent on qualifications.  Application Closing - Jan. 20, 2020.
Full Position Description and Application Information

Census Takers

2020 Census jobs provide flexible hours, great weekly pay, and paid training.
Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs 
For info or help applying, call 1-855-JOB-2020.  The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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News & Services

2019-20 Fall/Winter Newsletter 
2020 Residential Recycle Collection Schedule

Annual Water Quality Report (2018)

Recycling/Disposal Center - Port Washington


Oscar Grady Library Events & Programs

Tax Filing Services at Oscar Grady Library - Feb. 13, 2020.
Appointments are required.  Click Here for details.  See Requirements.

Winter Reminders:

Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect through April 1, 2020.  

Parking for longer than 30 minutes between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any Village street is prohibited.  Contact the Saukville Police Dept. at 262-284-0444 with questions.


As The Snow Falls...

Click Here to see helpful hints and Village requirements when removing snow from your driveways and sidewalks.


Pet Licensing

All Village residents owning a dog or cat that is older than six months are required by Village Ordinance 61-8, to purchase a pet license.  2020 licenses can be purchased at Village Hall.  Proof of current rabies vaccination (Rabies Certificate) is required for new pets and when updated rabies shots are required.  
A late penalty is imposed for renewal pet license processing after March 31st.
Fees - Dog License:  $8 Altered; $10 Non-altered  ($5 late fee)
Fees - Cat License:   $5 Altered;   $7 Non-altered  ($3 late fee)


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2019 Property Taxes

The full amount, or the first installment, of your property tax bill is due and payable to the Village of Saukville Treasurer by January 31, 2020 to avoid any penalties.
Second installment payments are due and payable to the Ozaukee County Treasurer by July 31, 2020.  

Personal property tax and special assessments included on a tax bill are due to the Village Treasurer by January 31, 2020 and may not be paid in installments.

WHERE AND WHEN YOU CAN PAY YOUR TAXES:
- VILLAGE HALL - Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   
- U.S. MAIL - Payments postmarked on or before the due date will be considered paid as of the postmarked date.  Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your payment if you would like a receipt.
- SAUKVILLE BANK BRANCHES - Port Washington State Bank & BMO Harris Bank 
Must pay inside at bank, not at drive-through tellers.  Bring your tax bill to process payment.  Refunds can be processed immediately.  

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Tues., Jan. 21, 2020   1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
St. Matthew Church, 1525 N. Grant St., Port Wash.
For an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org  and enter sponsor code "portwashington".

Child care provided.  Please call the church to schedule your child - 262-284-3360.

Healthy River Community Sign (bird, frog, fish)

Community Rivers Program (CRP)

Coming Together For Clean Water

We all benefit from having clean and healthy rivers. That's why we're coming together as a community to plan, design, and build projects that will keep our stretch of the Milwaukee River beautiful and livable for generations to come.  For more info and upcoming events, visit us at:
http://www.riveredgenaturecenter.org/communityrivers 

View  June - Nov. 2019 Impact Report

Winter Programs:  

All CRP residents are invited to the following Winter programs

* CRP residents are those individuals who reside within the villages of Newburg, Saukville, and Grafton. 

Jan. 29, 2020 - 6:00-7:30 PM. Water Trivia Night. Additional information and registration can be found HERE.
 
Feb. 12, 2020 - 6:00-7:30 PM.  Homeowner Lecture Series: Fish & Wildlife of Ozaukee County.   Additional information and registration can be found HERE.


STUDENT ART CONTEST 2020

Students Age:  4th & 5th Grade
Medium:  Graphite or Colored Pencil
Theme:  Healthy River Community

Calling all teachers!  If you or someone you know would be interested in having their students participate, please contact Mandi Zopp, mzopp@riveredge.us for more information.  Entries are due in March.

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Part-Time & Volunteer Opportunities


Part-time On-Call and Volunteer opportunities are available through the Village of Saukville Fire Dept. and Police Dept.  Please contact the respective department for complete info.


Fire Department
Part-time, paid, on-call positions are available for Fire-Fighters and EMTS.  Applications are available at Village Hall and on the Village website.  For more information, call the Fire Dept. at 262-284-5800 and leave a message.

Police Department
The Saukville Police Dept. is seeking dedicated, community minded individuals to become part of our volunteer Police Reserves team.  For more info, call the Police Dept. at 262-284-0444.

Contact Us

Village of Saukville - 639 E. Green Bay Ave. - Saukville, WI  53080
Ph: 262-284-9423    F: 262-284-9527   
Municipal Office Hours:  M - F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

email:  villagehall@village.saukville.wi.us
Website:  www.village.saukville.wi.us 

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