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Weekly e-Newsletter - Oct. 8, 2019
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Fire Hydrant Flushing Planned

The Saukville Water Dept. will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the Village between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14th - Oct. 17th and Oct. 21st - Oct. 24th.
There may be some discoloration in your water during this process.  This is iron and is not harmful.  Running your faucets for a short time after flushing in your area is completed should clear the lines.  We recommend not doing laundry if your water is discolored.  Wait until you have cleared your lines.

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Community Events & Programs

Saukville Farmers Market 

Sundays at Veterans Park through Oct. 27th
 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Seasonal Wisconsin grown produce, green house & locally grown floral products, and artisan quality crafts.

Oscar Grady Library Events & Programs (link) 

2019 Saukville Scare 5K Run/Walk - Register Now

Sat., Oct. 19th - Walk/Run begins at 9:00 a.m. at Grady Park, Saukville

$25 Registration Fee thru Oct. 12th - includes pumpkin pancake breakfast and race shirt
$30 Registration Fee Oct. 13 - Oct. 19 (online or at Park)
Children 13 and under - Free (excludes shirt)

Costume Contest, DJ, Bounce House, Cash Prizes, Pet Friendly
Benefiting Saukville Elementary School Free Breakfast Program
Sponsored by the Saukville Chamber of Commerce 

Saukville American Legion Post 470 - Wednesday Brat Frys

Every other Wednesday through Oct. 16th at the Saukville American Legion Hall
601 W. Dekora St. (Hwy 33), Saukville
Click Here for dates and details.

Harvest Moon Dance

Sat., Oct. 26th  -  6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Saukville American Legion Hall, 601 W. Dekora St.
Admission Cost:  $8.00 per person
Music by:  Nora with the Revue
Food, Basket Raffles, 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes for Best Costumes
Sponsored by the American Legion Post 470 family
Proceeds to support Veterans programs

Saukville Fire Dept. Open House

Sat., Oct. 12th  -  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saukville Fire Station -  520 W. Dekora St.

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12, 2019.  Bring the family to the Fire Station on Oct. 12th to learn about fire safety, see demonstrations, meet our fire fighters and EMTs, play games, win prizes, and more.  Food and beverages available for purchase.

Music at the Mushroom: A Historic Riverside Celebration

Saturday, Oct. 12th - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

See details in Community Rivers Program section below.

FREE Power of Attorney Event - October 2019

Meet individually with an Ozaukee County Bar Association Attorney to create your personalized Power of Attorney for Health Care.  Documents and assistance will be provided free of charge.  Appointments are open to Ozaukee residents age 55 and older, as well as to persons with a disability determination.  Call Ozaukee County Human Services at 262-284-8200 to schedule an appointment.  Appointments are approximately 30 minutes.  Click Here for dates and details.

Ozaukee County Historical Society 

Oct 12 - Women in History Luncheon-Voices Longing to be Heard-Women's Suffrage
Find details at
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News & Services

2019-20 Fall/Winter Newsletter 
2019 Residential Recycle Collection Schedule
2019 DPW Services & Yard Hours 

Annual Water Quality Report (2018)

Recycling Center - Port Washington

Water/Sewer Utility Bills Mailed

3rd Quarter utility bills were mailed October 2nd.  Payment is due in full by by October 25th.  If you do not receive your green postcard bill in the mail, please contact Village Hall at 284-9423.

Water Utility Rates

The Village of Saukville has implemented a water rate increase effective October 1, 2019.  The rate change goes into effect for the fourth quarter billing period and will be reflected on bills to be mailed out the first week of January 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.

Branch Chipping vs Tree Removal  

The Village provides curbside branch chipping, through Oct. 28th, only for branches resulting from tree trimming or maintenance.  Property owners are responsible for removal and disposal of all parts of a tree removal, including the branches, per Village Ordinance 187-21.  The Village chipper will not collect/chip branches left curbside from an owner removed tree.

Curbside Leaf Collection - Oct. 1 - Dec. 2

The Village will collect leaves curbside as time and weather permit.  Do NOT place brush or plant materials in leaf piles.  Keep away from storm drains.  Avoid parking vehicles on or near leaf piles.  
We suggest that you containerize and bring leaves to the Compost Site on Saturdays as there is no regular or guaranteed collection and depending on wind and weather conditions, leaves may be blown back into yards.

Grass Clippings & Yard Debris

The Village does NOT collect plant debris curbside.  You must containerize plant debris and grass clippings and bring to the Compost Drop-off Site at the DPW yard, Saturdays only through Nov. 16th.  When cutting your lawn, depositing or blowing grass clippings into the street is prohibited, per Village Ordinance 140-10 and a fine will be imposed.  Depositing grass clippings in to the street can lead to storm sewer blockage.  Please help prevent plugged storm sewers by making sure catch basins near your property are clear of debris.

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.  2019 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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Employment Opportunity

Census Takers

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

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: 

To see our 2018 Impact Report, click here.

Music at the Mushroom: A Historic Riverside Celebration
Saturday, Oct. 12th - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Mosey on down to the Mushroom Shelter at Riveredge Nature Center for an evening of music, history, river exploration and more to celebrate the Milwaukee River.  Naturalists will lead historic hikes to the Grady Ruins along the Milwaukee River found hidden within Riveredge.  Try your hand at catching some river critters and enjoy an autumn day along the River's edge.  Picnic foods will be available for purchase.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this unique historical evening event. 
Village of Saukville, Village of Grafton, and Village of Newburg residents will receive a discounted program fee of $5/family 
For more info contact Riveredge Nature Center. 

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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.


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