Cedarburg blends historic charm with contemporary amenities

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    Cedar Creek meanders through the City of Cedarburg

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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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Public Hearing - Advent Lutheran Church Columbarium

The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments and input on the request of Advent Lutheran Church to install a columbarium on church grounds at W63 N642 Washington Avenue.  Click here for more information.

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Public Hearing - Hometown Sales

The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 3, 2016 to receive comments and input on the request of Hometown Sales to amend the previously granted Conditional Use Permit to sell and service autos at W68 N954 Washington Avenue.  Click here for more information.

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November 8th Election

Photo ID is back and is now required to vote in Wisconsin!  Click here for acceptable forms of Photo ID.

The General Election will be held on November 8, 2016.  All voters in the City of Cedarburg vote in the Community Center Gym at W63 N641 Washington Avenue.  The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  To check the status of your voter registration, register to vote, see who is on the ballot, request an absentee ballot, or check the status of your absentee ballot, check the My Vote Wisconsin website.

Click here for an application to request an absentee ballot by mail.  The last day for regular voters to request a ballot by mail is Thursday, November 3 at 5:00 p.m.  Indefinitely confined voters may request a ballot until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4.  In-person absentee voting in the City Clerk’s Office begins on Monday, October 10 and continues through Friday, November 4.  The hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  City Hall will be open until 5:00 p.m. on November 3 and November 4 for voter registration and absentee voting.

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