NEWS AND EVENTS
Spring Cleanup 2014 Announced
Who: CITY OF WASHBURN RESIDENTS
When: SATURDAY May 17, 2014 7:00 A.M. To 2:00 P.M.
Where: 1st. AVE. EAST 2 BLOCKS
SOUTH OF BAYFIELD STREET
What: The dumpsters are available for the
Citizens of Washburn only. Citizens will be able to get rid of all types
of waste EXCEPT: Food waste and
hazardous materials, including paint or paint cans.
will be no charge for refuse disposal, except for the following:
Car and light truck
Semi $ 15.00
Tractor or Grader $ 32.00
(such as microwave oven / toaster
Appliances and appliances with Freon, such as:
Computers $ 20.00
Batteries: Will be accepted at no charge
year all scrap metal and iron will be accepted at no charge. There will
be a separate trailer provided for this material.
April 7, 2014: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Washburn Common
Council will hold a public hearing on the Washburn Marina Bulkhead Wall
Project partially funded by a Community Development Block Grant on
Monday, May 12, 2014 beginning at 5:30 pm. Members of the public are invited to
comment and review the performance of the funded project. The hearing will be located at the
Washburn City Hall, 119 Washington Avenue, Washburn, WI 54891. The agenda is:
1. Review of
the Marina Bulkhead Wall Project and current status of the wall
input regarding CDBG housing activities and need
Residents of the City of
Washburn are encouraged to attend, especially residents with low to
moderate incomes. This hearing is
being held as part of the requirements of the Community Development Block
Grant the City received for this project.
The meeting room is handicapped accessible and persons needing
additional accessibility accommodations should contact Scott Kluver, City
Clerk at 715-373-6160 Ext. 4.
Scott J. Kluver
2014 Press Release:
time, the opening date for
Thompson’s West End Park has been pushed back until at least May 1, 2014. This date is subject to additional
change based on weather conditions.
A determination will be made in mid-April as to whether or not a future
adjustment to the park opening date will be necessary.
decision has been made due to the weather events of 2013-2014 winter
season, which has been one of the coldest and snowiest in decades. It is already the end of March, and
winter weather is still remaining in this area with below zero
temperatures after nightfall.
Based on these conditions, there is no way that Thompson’s West
End Park will be able to be opened in time for camping by the usual April
15th date. Utility lines,
facilities, and the grounds could risk damage if usage begins prior to an
City will make an announcement in mid-April if there is a need to change
the opening date.
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For more information contact: Scott Kluver, City
Administrator, at 715-373-6160 ext. 4
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immediately, the City of Washburn Water Utility is requesting all
customers let their water run until further notice to minimize water and
sewer line freezing. Customers should turn on one faucet and let about a
¼ of inch stream of water run continuously. This is about the size of a
pencil. Utility bills will be adjusted accordingly.
temperatures warm, residents are asked to continue running water until
the City of Washburn provides notice that the water may be shut off.
comply with this request may result in customers retaining full
responsibility for damages resulting from frozen lines.
See additional information.
Ice Rink Schedule Released (PDF)
2014 Fee Schedule Released (PDF)
Wisconsin's New Municpal Utility Law- Forms and Frequently Asked
Washburn High School 2013 Commencement Address
Runoff Water Overflow And How You Can Help
Zoning Code Revision: Frequently-Asked Questions
2013 Recycling Calendar
Thompson’s West End Park
Beach Cleanup Status Report (PDF)
Information on Possible Utility Extensions
Council Meeting Now Available as Streaming Video
Washburn Marina Improvements Plan
Downtown Building Façade Renovation Loan
Voter Registration Information
City Announces Real Property for Sale