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Posted on: March 31, 2020

SBA Paycheck Protection Program

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To All Whitewater Businesses:

Please see the below information regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) which was signed into law by President Trump on Friday (March 27th). Special thanks to Knight Public Affairs for ass...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Wisconsin Elections Commission Recommends Voters Request Absentee Ballots

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) strongly recommends that anyone planning to vote should request to have an absentee ballot mailed to them as soon as possible. The following information can also be found on the WEC website: https://elections.wi.go...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

DPW Announces the Opening Date of the Compost Site

Compost Opening Soon

The compost site will open for the season on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The compost site will also open on Wednesdays beginning April 8, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The City will provide a loader for loading chips and co...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Municipal Building Closure Update 03/24/2020

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In an effort to comply with the Governor’s “Safe at Home” directive, and in continued efforts to reduce the COVID-19 risk for city employees, the City of Whitewater Municipal Building will be physically locking its doors toda...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

In-Person Absentee Voting Hours

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Updated March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

In our continued effort to reduce potential exposure and spread of the virus causing the COVID-19 disease, the City of Whitewater is reducing hours for in-person absentee voting.

Effective immediately, in-person absentee vo...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Whitewater Shared-Ride Taxi Program Hour Changes

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Whitewater Shared-Ride Taxi ProgramNeed a ride? Whitewater has partnered with Brown Cab Service, Inc. to get you where you need to go with the Whitewater Ride Share program. Call 920-563-6303 and give the location you desire to be picked up or dropped off...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Request for Resident to Absentee Vote

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In response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the City of Whitewater is urging ALL registered voters to request an absentee ballot for the April 7 election. Please disregard this notice if you have already requested a ballot for the April 7th election.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Board Member Openings & Renewals

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The City of Whitewater invites community members to continue to make Whitewater an exceptional community in which to live, work and play.  There are Board member openings/renewals on:

BIRGE FOUNTAIN COMMITTEE -   Oversees maintenance of B...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Manager Declares a City State of Emergency

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Be it known that on this day, pursuant to the authority vested in my office by the City of Whitewater, it is hereby declared that a City State of Emergency exists in the City of Whitewater, Wisconsin, for the following specific reason(s):

  1. A novel strain of...
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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Facilities Closures

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In our efforts to take a proactive approach to reduce the potential for transmission of the virus causing COVID-19, all city facilities will be closed to the public beginning at 8:00 a.m. on March 18, 2020. Facilities will be closed until further notice, ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

No Wipes Down the Pipes

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We understand that most residents are using more disinfectant wipes and paper towels than ever before during these unprecedented times. We appreciate everyone’s effort to minimize impacts to your family and friends. While using these products, w...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Whitewater Municipal Court Cancelled

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Court dates for March 18th and all of April have been cancelled. The Clerk of Courts will be contacting individuals who were issued citations with these dates to schedule new court dates. Contact the Clerk of Courts at 262-473-1384 or baranda@whitewater-w...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Symptoms of Coronavirus

COVID-19 Symptoms

Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. 

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

US Census 2020 Update

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The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departme...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Voters Encouraged to Vote Absentee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2020                                       ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Library Closing to the Public

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The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be closing to the public until further notice as of 8:30 p.m, March 16, 2020. Staff will continue to work in the building and answer the phone.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

CLOSED - Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center

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NOTICE: as of March 15, 2020 With concerns of public safety and the health of our community The Whitewater Aquatic and Fitness Center’s classes, activities and services have been cancelled until further notice due to the corona virus outbreak. &...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Whitewater Covid 19 Response

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In response to the quickly developing situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic at the national, state and regional level, the City of Whitewater has prioritized its efforts to address the issue at the local level.

Following recommendations from the Center...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Cancellations - Seniors in the Park Programs

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NOTICE: 03/13/2020 - With concern for the safety of our older adult population, the Seniors in the Park programs, classes, activities, trips and services at the Starin Park Community Building and offsite venues, are cancelled for an indefinite period of t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Voting Options

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CITY OF WHITEWATERVOTING OPTIONS2020 SPRING ELECTION & PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Hello voters!  Did you know you have options to cast your ballot for the April 7, 2020 election (and every election). 

For the traditional voter who enjoys the...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Voting by Absentee Ballot

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VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT – April 7, 2020 Election

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Notice of Open Book and Board of Review 2020

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NOTICE OF OPEN BOOK AND BOARD OF REVIEW – 2020CITY OF WHITEWATERWALWORTH AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES, WISCONSIN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Board of Review for the City of Whitewater shall meet on April 28, 2020, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p....

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

New Amphitheater Sponsorships

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Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Cameron ClapperPhone: (262) 473-0104Email: cclapper@whitewater-wi.gov

 City Announces Key Sponsors for Cravath Lakefront Park’s New Amphitheater 

Whitewater, Wis. March 1, 2019 - T...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

City of Whitewater Introduces New Portal Website Page

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After receiving feedback from a community civic summit in 2019, the city worked with their website vendor, Civic Plus to help create a new landing page. When citizens are searching for the city of Whitewater or visit the city’s original website,...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Update on Milwaukee St. - Elkhorn Rd. Construction Project

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The City of Whitewater was just informed that the contractor for the Milwaukee Street project has reconsidered their startup date due to a change in the forecasted weather.  Work is now tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, March 9, 2020.&am...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

The City Announces an Ordinance Amending Subsection 12.20.020 Snow and Ice Removal Required

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The Common Council of the City of Whitewater recently passed an ordinance which increases the charge for removing snow and ice from sidewalks. The $50 charge has been raised to a minimum of $100 for a first-time offense and a minimum of $150 for subsequen...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Leaf and Yard Waste Collection

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Collection Guidelines

Leaf and yard waste collection is scheduled for April 13 - April 17, 2020 and April 20 - April 24, 2020. Yard waste must be bagged in clear or transparent bags only. The City offers Bio-Bags in the fall only and are available in the F...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Winter Parking Hours

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Winter Parking Hours

There is no parking on any street in the City between the hours of 2 am and 6 am on any day from November 1st of each year to March 31st of each year. In addition, special arrangements may be made in advance by contacting the Departmen...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Assistance and Resources in Time of Need and Bad Weather

Emergency Spotlight

Many local organizations have come together to share resources an individual may need during the bad weather or unfortunate situations. If you find yourself or someone you know in need, please call the Whitewater Communications Center at 262-473-0555 ext....

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

City Partners with Whitewater Community Foundation to Raise Funds for New Amphitheater

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Whitewater, Wis. November 12, 2019- The City of Whitewater is excited to partner with the Whitewater Community Foundation to allow residents to help raise money for projects they want to see in Whitewater.

The Whitewater Community Foundation has set up a f...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION

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City of Whitewater – Walworth & Jefferson Counties, Wisconsin.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the City of Whitewater on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the following offices are to be elected to succe...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Small Business Owners May Benefit from Grant Received by UW Extension BR&E Program Press Release

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Whitewater, Wis. October 28, 2019- The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is using a new grant to help local small businesses grow and retain their employees. Extension was recently awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Agricultur...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Website Personalization Now Available

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Whitewater, Your Opinion Matters!

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Brainstorm with the Community and Vote on Policy Topics. The Common Council needs your input and they have initiated a new way to invite citizen feedback. The City of Whitewater has partnered with Polco to receive real-time feedback from citizens...

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