News

  • Sep 18 2018
    Funds may be requested to promote tourism and economic impact specifically for the City of West Bend between Friday, December 21st, 2018 and Wednesday March 20th, 2019. The primary purpose for using these funds is to create additional overnight stays at West Bend hotels. Marketing that is directed to outside of the West Bend/Washington County area will be given priority. PDF of Grant Application ... details
  • Sep 17 2018
    Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department NEWS RELEASE East Side Downton Riverwalk - Veterans Avenue Closure September 17, 2018 Veterans Avenue from East Washington Street/STH 33 to Water Street will be closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday, September 19, 2018 until approximately mid-November 2018 for construction of the East Side Downtown Riverwalk. Road users will be detoured to Indiana Avenue during this closure. Motorists wishing to access the M... details
  • Sep 5 2018
    Recent rains have delayed the final tasks associated with the construction of Rolfs Avenue extension. The opening of Rolfs Avenue to vehicular traffic between Lang Street and Creek Road is therefore being delayed and is now anticipated to happen mid to late morning on Friday, September 14, 2018, weather permitting. This new road extension will provide a connection from Creek Road to Washington Street to replace the section of Schmidt Road that served this function in the past. Said se... details
  • Aug 28 2018
    The dark store loophole is a tax break opportunity that a few commercial property owners use to save themselves from paying their fair share of property taxes. Watch this brief video to learn more about the dark store loophole. Tax attorneys for big box stores use the dark store loophole to argue that the value of a new store in a busy, popular area should be based on the value of empty vacant stores. If a big box retailer uses the dark store loophole to cut the amount they pay in prope... details
  • Aug 3 2018
    Carl M. Kuss Field Renovation Project Groundbreaking ************************************************* West Bend, WI , (August 3, 2018) On Tuesday August 7, 2018, the City of West Bend, West Bend School District, and the West Bend Baseball Association will be breaking ground to renovate a multi-use/baseball stadium, the historic Carl M. Kuss Field located inside Regner Park right in the heart of West Bend. The City of West Bend, West Bend School District, and the West Bend Baseball Ass... details
  • Jul 31 2018
    Fleet Farm Potential Growth in the City of West Bend West Bend, Wis. (July 31, 2018) The City of West Bend will be discussing a proposal for a new, larger Fleet Farm store. Representatives of Fleet Farm have met with the City of West Bend to share plans for a proposed 190,000 sq. ft. store, in addition to a 5,000 sq. ft. convenience store and outdoor garden center. The current Fleet Farm is located just east of Hwy 45 on West Washington Street; Fleet Farm is proposing the new d... details
  • Jul 27 2018
    City of West Bend Revaluation The City of West Bend Assessor's Office will be mailing the 2018 revaluation notices on July 27, 2018. The average increase in value is approximately 12%. Certain areas of the city may experience more or less than the average increase in value. An increase in assessment does not by itself mean a tax increase. Open Book will begin Monday, July 30, 2018 through Monday, August 20, 2018. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The 2018 Board of Revi... details
  • Jul 26 2018
    Schmidt Road will be closed to through traffic between East Washington Street/STH 33 and Creek Road beginning Monday, July 30, 2018 for the construction of Rolfs Avenue extended. A detour will be posted. Access to the Sheriff Department will only be provided from Washington Street during this construction. Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists are reminded to abide by all traffic control signs and devices as well as be aware of ongoing construction activities. Alternate routes should be plann... details
  • Jul 25 2018
    Veterans Avenue from the southernmost driveway of the Museum of Wisconsin Art to Water Street will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday, July 30, 2018 until approximately early October for construction of the East Side Downtown Riverwalk. Motorists will be detoured to Indiana Avenue during this closure. Janke General Contractors will continue work efforts which include removal and replacement of the river wall and pedestrian bridge; installation of retaining walls; installation of concr... details
  • Jun 11 2018
    Work for the extension of Rolfs Avenue from Lang Street to Creek Road will begin on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, and construction activities are anticipated to extend until the end of September. Schmidt Road will remain open to all traffic for now, until further notice later on during this project. The general contractor for this project is All-Ways Contractors, Inc from Brookfield, Wisconsin. There will also be a number of subcontractors working at various times during the project. Construction ... details
  • Apr 23 2018
    The 18th Avenue reconstruction project between Decorah Road to Vogt Drive, is scheduled to start Thursday, April 26, 2018, weather permitting. 18th Avenue between Decorah Road and Vogt Drive will be closed to through traffic during the entire life of the project, with closure of the Decorah Road and Vogt Drive intersections, as mandated by the work schedule. The work will include grading, storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, new pavement; and is scheduled to be completed by mid-October. ... details
  • Apr 4 2018
    City-Wide Brush Collection Changes for 2018 Starting in the spring of 2018, Brush will be collected with a separate truck on the SAME DAY as your garbage collection day instead of on a Friday. Crews will be collecting brush two weeks out of each month beginning the week of April 9-12, and continue through the end of October. The 2018 Refuse Recycling Collection Calendar was mailed to each resident in December of 2017 and may also be found on the City of West Bend Website under Depart... details

  

 

 


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