Cedarburg blends historic charm with contemporary amenities

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    Cedar Creek meanders through the City of Cedarburg

Welcome to historic Cedarburg – a small city in close proximity to downtown Milwaukee but with a character and a history a world away.

Located just 20 miles north of Milwaukee near Interstate 43 and Highway 60, the city has access to all that Metropolitan Milwaukee offers, but boasts its own award winning school system, seasonal festivals, visual and performing arts and thriving commerce activity. Recreation abounds in dozens of parks, bike trails, lakes and the nearby beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline.

With a population of approximately 11,500 residents, Cedarburg is a growing community that has successfully maintained rural characteristics but is close to national retailers, a regional hospital and industrial and office parks.

From its early beginnings in the mid 1800’s as a destination known for its mineral spring waters and bucolic setting along the banks of Cedar Creek, much of the charm of Cedarburg has not changed. German Immigrants used the native limestone to build homes, churches and stores, many of which are standing today. The stone is incorporated into municipal buildings, bed and breakfasts, museums and art galleries – which earned our main street a designation on the National Register of Historic Places.

Come see what Cedarburg has to offer – you won’t be disappointed!

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Ozaukee County Clean Sweep Program

The Ozaukee County Land & Water Management Department is now accepting pre-registration for the Clean Sweep Program scheduled for June 9 and 10.

The County Clean Sweep is an opportunity for residents, agricultural producers, and some businesses to properly dispose of hazardous waste and used tires. The Land and Water Management Department has coordinated this new Clean Sweep program, partnering with the Ozaukee County Highway Department and Veolia Environmental Services.

Click this link for more information.

Pre-registration and a $20.00 /vehicle fee is required for the household and agricultural hazardous waste collection; it is not necessary to pre-register for tires. There is a fee for tires, based on the tire size.

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Conditional Use Request for Monopole

The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to consider a petition from the City requesting a Conditional Use Permit to construct a monopole for cellular tower antennae to replace the existing water tower located at N49 W6411 Western Road.  Click here for more information.

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2017 Board of Review Meeting

The 2017 Assessment Roll is expected to be completed on Monday, April 17, 2017.  The Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall to hear objections to assessments.  Open book sessions with the City Assessor will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Click here for more information.

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