Cedarburg blends historic charm with contemporary amenities

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 11,537 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.

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Are You A Registered Voter?

2018-08-10 13:02:32

The City Clerk’s Office suggests voters verify their voter registration online by clicking on the MyVote Wisconsin website and entering their name and date of birth.  Voters who find they are not actively registered can now register online until July 25 if they have a Wisconsin driver license or Wisconsin State ID card and their address on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles is current.  Voters can also register in the City Clerk’s Office up until August 10 or on Election Day.  All registrations after July 25 must take place in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, with proof of residence.

In-person absentee voting for the August 14 Partisan Primary will begin on Monday, July 23.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  City Hall will be open until 5 p.m. on August 9 and 10 for voter registration and absentee voting.  Photo ID is required.  Voters can use the above link to request an absentee be mailed to them.  For more information on Photo ID please see the Bring It to the Ballot website.

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on August 14.  All voters vote at the Community Center Gym.

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Public Hearing - Conditional Use Request for Lakeside Contractors

2018-08-10 13:01:11

The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to consider a request from Lakeside Contractors for a conditional use permit for landscaping contracting business and outdoor storage of landscaping equipment at W59 N240 Cardinal Avenue.  Click here for more information.

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Public Hearing - M-3 Business Park Text Amendment

2018-08-08 08:37:31

The Common Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. to receive comments and input regarding proposed amendment to the Zoning Code that would allow hair salons as a conditional use in the M-3 Business District.  Click here fore more information.

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