City Notices

3rd District Town Hall Meeting with Alderman Nik Kovak

Forwarding a meeting invitation from Alderman Nik Kovak… Dear Neighbor: Alderman Nik Kovac invites you to attend a 3rd District town hall meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 in the library at Riverside University High School (1615 E. Locust St.). The library is located on the third floor. The meeting will include the new commander of the MPD’s 1st District,

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Reminder: Monday begins garbage collection set-out program

Beginning Monday, January 27, the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works will begin its year-round garbage cart set-out program. Residents with curb garbage collection must place their garbage carts at the curb on their designated collection day by 7:00 a.m. just as they do in spring, summer and fall. For more information, please see the attached Questions and Answers sheet, or go to

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Snow Shoveling Note from the City

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works thanks all Milwaukeeans for their help in cleaning up after each of December’s fresh snowfalls. This is a reminder for residents and property owners on what they need to know and make part of their clean-up: Please clear a path to garbage and recycling carts so DPW crews can service them with few snow and ice

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Winter Schedule for Garbage Collection Begins Monday

The Department of Public Works (DPW) will start its winter schedule for collecting garbage and recycling materials on Monday, December 2. Collection routes and days will change for many City residents. The winter schedule will remain in effect through April 4, 2014. For more information, please click here to view the advisory, and go to to look up your scheduled collection dates.

Winter Parking Regulations Begin Today

Winter parking regulations for the City of Milwaukee take effect this Sunday, December 1, 2013 and remain in effect through Sunday, March 1, 2014. For more information on winter parking regulations, ALL parking regulations, plus instructions on how to sign up for Snow Mobile winter text message alerts, click here to view the advisory or go to

Neighborhood Town Hall set for Wednesday, December 11

Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac invites residents to share concerns and hear from local officials at a Neighborhood Town Hall meeting the evening of Wednesday, December 11, 2013. Participants will have the chance to meet, hear from and address concerns to Milwaukee Police Department Captain Aaron Raap, the new commander of Police District One. Other speakers will include Alderman Kovac, Heidi Weed from the Department

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Fall Leaf Collection

City Notice: City of Milwaukee residents can rake leaves into the street October 1st – November 15th for pickup by City crews. After November 15th, leaves can be taken to one of the City Help Centers.  More information is available at the DPW website.

Reminder: Meeting on U.S. Bank block development TONIGHT

This notice is from Alderman Kovac. ======================================= Dear Resident,Please join your neighbors and me for a community meeting on Tuesday, October 8th (TONIGHT) at 6:00 p.m. to review and comment on the proposed amendments to the Detailed Plan Development for East Greenwich Park Apartments located on the U.S. Bank block. This is the latest version of the Mercy Housing proposal.The meeting will be held

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Meeting: Another Bar on North Avenue?

From Alderman Kovac… —————————————————— Dear Resident, I am hosting a neighborhood meeting regarding a NEW application for a Class B Tavern License, Public Entertainment Premises License and Center for Visual and Performing Arts License for the Library Club, which inhabits the space beneath Beans & Barley. Sam Asad, the applicant, will be there to present his plan of operation for the establishment. You are

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Tall Grass/Noxious Weeds Ordinance Change Now in Effect

Amended City of Milwaukee Ordinance 80-17-2 & 80-17-6 took effect August 10. Property owners in the City of Milwaukee are advised that a City ordinance amendment concerning tall grass and noxious weeds on their property is now in effect. What has changed? City Ordinance 80-17-2 is amended to read in part: “…no turf grass or weeds of any kind shall be permitted to grow

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