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City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works

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Union Avenue and Taylor Drive Update

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works is providing this advance notice that the Union Avenue and Taylor Drive intersection will operate as a temporary Four Way Stop starting Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Winter Parking Rules Start December 1st

Reminder - Winter Parking Rules go into effect starting December 1st.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Curbside Collection Schedule Change

Normal Thursday and Friday Garbage/Recycling Pickup with be delayed ONE DAY due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Re-Opening - Superior Avenue

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that Superior Avenue, between Taylor Drive and North 29th Street will officially open to traffic tomorrow morning, November 20, 2020.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Recycling Tips: Holiday Cooking Edition

Before you know it, we'll be knee-deep in snow and putting lights up in front of our houses. The holidays are filled with family, friends, and food. However, during all of the hustle and bustle comes the mess. So, before you begin to stress about the impending mess, here are our top six recycling tips for you and your family. Make it an easy clean-up for your holiday cooking!

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Garbage & Recycling |

Department of Public Works Wins Projects and Initiatives Award from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for Recycling Program

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recognizes recycling and waste reduction efforts across the state through its annual Recycling Excellence Awards Program. This year, the DNR awarded the Sheboygan Department of Public Works (DPW) the 2020 Recycling Excellence Award in the category of Projects and Initiatives.

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Parks & Forestry |

Road Closure for Ash Tree Removal

The City of Sheboygan Forestry Division, as a part of its ongoing Urban Forestry management plan is removing dying ash trees on Superior Avenue from North 21st Street to North 18th Street.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation | Parks & Forestry | Wildwood Cemetery |

Business Office Closure

The Department of Public Works business office is temporarily closing to the public.

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Parks & Forestry |

Healthy Trees with Tim Bull, City Forester

The natural resources within our city require regular maintenance for our citizens to enjoy. When storms or insects (e.g., emerald ash borer) damage or kill healthy trees, we must prioritize removing them. City Ordinance prohibits residents from pruning and cutting street trees. However, the Forestry crew could use residents' help to maintain some street trees by sucker pruning.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – Broadway Avenue

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Broadway Avenue will be closed from South Business Drive to South 17th Street for utility construction. The closure will occur until November 13, 2020.

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Parks & Forestry |

City of Sheboygan Park Restrooms Close for Season

As of October 16 the City of Sheboygan Park restrooms have closed for the season.

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Garbage & Recycling |

2021 CURBSIDE CHRISTMAS TREE PICK UP

Curbside Christmas tree pickup will begin on Monday, January 4, 2021. Trees are picked up on the same day as your garbage pickup. Trees will be picked up through the end of January.

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Garbage & Recycling |

City of Sheboygan Save-the-Dates: Parking & Collection Information

Here at the City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works, we aim to educate and inform everyone in the community with the most pertinent up-to-date information in an effort to make living in the City of Sheboygan enjoyable and easy.

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Wildwood Cemetery |

2020 WILDWOOD CEMETERY FALL CLEANUP NEWS RELEASE

It’s fall clean up time at Wildwood Cemetery.

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Parks & Forestry | City Projects |

Jaycee Quarry Park Master Plan Public Information & Discussion Meeting

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Streets & Sanitation |

Leaf Collection

Beginning Monday, October 12, 2020, and continuing through Friday, November 20, 2020, City residents are allowed to rake leaf piles into the street gutter.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure (North 10th Street) - Asphalt Overlay Preparation

Beginning Friday, September 25th, North 10th Street will be closed from Erie Avenue to Superior Avenue from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the milling of the road surface prior to the installation of an asphalt overlay.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure (Martin Avenue) - Asphalt Overlay Preparation

Beginning Thursday, September 24th, Martin Avenue will be closed from North 15th Street to North 18th Street from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the milling of the road surface prior to the installation of an asphalt overlay.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure (North 18th Street) - Asphalt Overlay Preparation

Beginning Thursday, September 24th, North 18th Street from Calumet Drive to Martin Avenue will closed from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the milling of the road surface prior to the installation of an asphalt overlay.

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Streets & Sanitation | Parks & Forestry | City Projects |

Road Closure - South 10th Street - Ash Tree Removal

The City of Sheboygan Forestry Division, as a part of its ongoing Urban Forestry management plan is removing dying ash trees

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure (Saemann Avenue) - Asphalt Overlay Preparation

Beginning Wednesday, September 23rd, Saemann Avenue will be closed from North 21st Street to North 25th Street from 5:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the milling of the road surface prior to the installation of an asphalt overlay.

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Garbage & Recycling |

A Guide to Fall Decluttering

As the days start to get shorter and the weather gets colder, it is a great time to prepare for a winter spent indoors. One way you can ensure your home is ready for months of indoor activities is to clean out excess clutter. A clean home can give you a fresh start and help inspire creative ways to stay entertained at home.

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Parks & Forestry |

2021 Park Reservations

Mark your calendars – the opening day for 2021 park reservations will begin at 7:00 am on Monday, October 5, 2020 at the Department of Public Works, 2026 New Jersey Avenue.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Curbside Collection Schedule Change

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - North 15th Street

Beginning Monday, August 31st at 6:00 A.M. North 15 Street will be closed from North Avenue to Mayflower Avenue for street repair.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – Taylor Drive at the Taylor Drive and Union Avenue Intersection

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works is providing this advance notice that Taylor Drive at the Union Avenue intersection will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic as a result of infrastructure improvements from August 31, 2020 until mid-November 2020.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - Union Avenue

The closure of Union Avenue from Taylor Drive west to the Acuity Flag entrance driveway will be occurring from August 24, 2020 until mid-November 2020.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering |

Road Closure – North Avenue

UPDATE: The closure will now end on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Eastbound North Avenue will be closed starting at noon August 13, 2020 through August 19, 2020 from North 7th Street to North 6th Street due to construction at Memorial Hospital.

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Parks & Forestry |

Lifesaving Water Safety Tips

The Sheboygan Water Safety Group is asking that you remember these Lifesaving Water Safety Tips when going to the beach this summer.

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Garbage & Recycling |

5 Sustainable Activities for Kids

In this time of online learning, it can feel nearly impossible to keep your kids entertained and educated while limiting screen time. Plus, with limited resources and fewer outings, coming up with constant activities can be next to impossible. Thankfully, getting your kids active and educating them on the power of sustainability can be both fun and easy!

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - Union Avenue

The closure of Union Avenue from Taylor Drive east to the Horace Mann Middle School driveway will be occurring from August 17, 2020 until mid-November 2020.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - South 10th Street

South 10th Street between Maryland Avenue and Illinois Avenue will be closed Monday, August 3, 2020 through late September, for storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and water main construction.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – South 10th Street

UPDATE: The closure will now end on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. South 10th Street between Maryland Avenue and Illinois Avenue will be closed Monday, July 20, 2020 through Thursday, July 23, 2020, for storm sewer construction.

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Business Office Closure

On Friday, July 24, 2020 the Department of Public Works Business Office will be closed starting at 11:30 a.m.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - South 8th Street

South 8th Street between Oakland Avenue and Union Avenue will be closed Monday, July 20, 2020 through Thursday, July 23, 2020, for private utility construction.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Three Ways Proper Recycling Benefits the City of Sheboygan

In the last three months, the City of Sheboygan produced 3,434 tons of garbage. That’s an increase of 507 tons, or 1,014,000 pounds, from just last year in 2019. If we break that number down by household, each home produced an extra 55 pounds of garbage in the last three months than during this same time in 2019. That’s a lot of trash!

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Business Office Closure

On Friday, July 10, 2020 the Department of Public Works Business Office will be closed starting at 2:00 p.m.

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Streets & Sanitation | Parks & Forestry | City Projects |

Road Closure - North 28th Street

Tree removal on North 28th Street from Geele Avenue to Main Avenue from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. starting Monday July 13, 2020 and ending Friday July 17, 2020.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Garbage Can Pick-Up Scheduled

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works will be picking up old garbage cans.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue

The intersection of Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning on July 6, 2020 for water main replacement in the intersection. The closure is expected to remain in place for 10 days.

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Parks & Forestry |

Beach Fires Update

The Parks and Forestry Division has removed all permanent fire rings that are normally placed along the north side of Deland Beach due to the high water the Sheboygan area is currently experiencing.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Curbside Collection Schedule Change

There will be no changes to the garbage/recycling pick-up in Sheboygan due to July 4, 2020 (Independence Day).

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – South Commerce Street

The intersection of South Commerce Street and Maryland Avenue will be closed on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, for water main installation.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – Geele Avenue

Construction on Geele Avenue between North 23rd Street and Calumet Drive will begin Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

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Parks & Forestry | City Projects |

Collaborative North Point Bluff Restoration Project Work Continues

Volunteers from WisCorps will be working on the North Point Bluff Restoration project during the week of June 22, removing invasive and undesirable shrubs and trees

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Garbage & Recycling |

How The New State-of-the-Art Automated Garbage and Recycling Has Impacted the City of Sheboygan

Over the past month, the automated garbage and recycling program has impacted the lives of over 18,000 residents and Department of Public Works employees. This was a massive undertaking that was a welcomed necessity as our priority is to improve the quality of life of our residents! We love hearing your feedback on how the new program is benefiting your life while making Sheboygan safer, cleaner, and greener!

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Streets & Sanitation | Parks & Forestry | City Projects |

Road Closure - North 25th Street

North 25th Street will be closed from Wednesday, June 17, 2020 until Tuesday, June 23, 2020 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for tree removal.

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Parks & Forestry | Facilities & Traffic |

Boardwalk Closure

Due to the record high lake and river levels we are experiencing this year, the City of Sheboygan is temporarily closing down a section of the River Boardwalk.

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Parks & Forestry |

UPDATE - Phased Re-opening of Park Facilities

Sheboygan County has transitioned into the second phase of the “Safe Restart” recommendations and as a result the City of Sheboygan has made the decision to re-open all playgrounds and splash pads.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure – Superior Avenue

Construction on Superior Avenue, between Taylor Drive and North 29th Street, is scheduled to begin on June 22, 2020. Construction will include storm sewer, sanitary sewer repairs, concrete pavement, sidewalk, street lighting, and updated traffic signals.

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Parks & Forestry |

UPDATE - Phased Re-opening of Park Facilities

Select restrooms and facilities have been opened in parks as part of the phased re-opening of city facilities.

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Parks & Forestry |

Phased Re-opening of Park Facilities

Select restrooms have been opened in parks as part of the phased re-opening of city facilities.

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Business Office Closure

The Department of Public Works will remain closed to the public until further notice.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Lane Closure - Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation began construction on the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge to complete the concrete staining that was not completed last fall. Due to the weather conditions, this work is taking longer than expected.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering |

Road Closure - North Avenue

Today May 22, 2020 North Avenue will be closed between North 6th Street and North 7th Street for emergency utility work at the hospital by a private contractor.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Holiday Garbage Schedule

There will be no garbage/recycling pick-up on Monday, May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day).

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Parks & Forestry |

City of Sheboygan Announces Re-opening of City Facilities to the Public

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the City of Sheboygan will re-open many city facilities to the public.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - Saemann Ave

Beginning Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Saemann Avenue will be closed between North 21st Street and North 22nd Street.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Lane Closure - Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will begin construction on the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge to complete the concrete staining that was not completed last fall.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | Facilities & Traffic |

Road Closures: Georgia Ave and 7th Street

Due to flooding the following streets are closed and should be avoided.

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Parks & Forestry |

City of Sheboygan COVID-19 Update

With the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling striking down most of the Safer at Home order, the City of Sheboygan has an update regarding city parks and facilities. Coronavirus COVID-19 is very contagious and can be fatal. Our goal is to encourage proper best practice safety precautions to ensure the community continues to stay safe.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Your Automated Garbage & Recycling Questions Answered

Last week, seven automated garbage and recycling trucks hit the streets. Each week, our new trucks are set to pick up over 18,200 carts of garbage and 9,000 carts of recycling! Before we could even launch the program, a team of 10 spent close to a month delivering 36,400 carts to our residents. With the help of our assembly and delivery team, a generous grant from the Recycling Partnership, the support of the City of Sheboygan, and the efforts of you, our amazing residents, the automated garbage and recycling is an overwhelming success.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering |

Road Closure - North 17th Street

Beginning Wednesday, May 13, 2020 North 17th Street will be closed from Superior Avenue to Saemann Avenue for street repair and should be completed by May 14, 2020.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - Geele Avenue

On Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 5 AM to 4 PM traffic at the intersection of Geele Avenue and Calumet drive will be restricted for storm sewer maintenance.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closure - North Avenue

On Monday, May 4, 2020 construction will begin again on North Avenue. This will require portions of North Avenue to be closed to through traffic. The closures are required to complete the landscaping and tree planting that was not completed last fall.

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Streets & Sanitation |

Road Closure Broughton Drive

Effective Immediately 4/29/2020 Due to flooding Broughton Drive from Michigan Avenue up to North Point Drive will be closed until further notice.

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Streets & Sanitation |

Road Closure - Geele Avenue

Monday, April 27, Geele Avenue will be closed for sanitary sewer repair between North 21st Street and North 22nd Street. Resident access will be maintained during the closure.

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Parks & Forestry |

Vollrath Park Disc Golf Course Reopening

In response to Wisconsin’s “Safer at Home” Emergency Order #28, the City of Sheboygan will open the Vollrath Park disc golf course on 4/24/20. Both Vollrath Park and Jaycee Park courses are now open with the following restriction: social distancing requirements must be observed at all times unless the players reside in the same living unit or household.

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Parks & Forestry |

Park Rental Cancellations

The City of Sheboygan has made the decision to cancel all previously reserved park rentals until May 26, 2020 in connection with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Garbage & Recycling |

How to Use Your Garbage and Recycling Carts

The launch of the City of Sheboygan’s new automated garbage and recycling collection program is quickly approaching, and the Department of Public Works is here to help you make a smooth transition. The new garbage and recycling carts are being delivered throughout April, and the program’s launch is targeted for May 4, 2020. To help make this transition smooth, we want to ensure every resident is equipped with the information they need to properly use their carts.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Garbage and Recycling Carts Make Sheboygan Safer, Cleaner, and Greener

We at the City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works always strive to improve the quality of life for our residents. You’ve likely heard that garbage and recycling carts are on their way. These carts, and the transition to automated garbage and recycling, are part of our initiative to make Sheboygan safer, cleaner, and greener!

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Geele Avenue Road and Utility Work Delayed

The City of Sheboygan and the Sheboygan Water Utility decided to delay the upcoming roadway and utility work on Geele Avenue between Calumet Drive and North 23rd Street.

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Parks & Forestry |

Use of Parks and Trails during Safer at Home Order

In accordance with the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, all Wisconsin playgrounds are closed. Individuals may leave their home or residence to engage in outdoor activity, including visiting public and state parks, provided individuals comply with Social Distancing Requirements.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Superior Avenue Road Reconstruction Delayed

A joint decision was made between the City of Sheboygan and HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital to delay the start of the Superior Avenue Road Reconstruction Project.

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Wildwood Cemetery |

Wildwood Cemetery Spring Cleanup

Lot owners are respectfully asked to remove their winter decorations by April 1, 2020. Any items not removed by April 1st will be disposed of by the cemetery staff.

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Parks & Forestry |

Park Rental Cancellations

The City of Sheboygan has made the decision to cancel all previously reserved park rentals until May 15, 2020 in connection with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Lane Closure - North Taylor Drive

One lane in each direction of North Taylor Drive between Superior Avenue and Saemann Avenue will be closed starting March 16, 2020.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering | City Projects |

Road Closures - Illinois Avenue, Maryland Avenue, and S. 11th Street

Construction is scheduled to begin on March 16, 2020. Utility and Street Improvements will occur on the following streets: Illinois Avenue from approximately South 12th Street to South 10th Street, Maryland Avenue from South 11th Street to South Commerce Street, and South 11th Street from Indiana Avenue to Maryland Avenue.

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Garbage & Recycling |

How Automated Garbage and Recycling Increases Sanitation Worker Safety

The launch of Automated Garbage and Recycling brings with it the goal to make Sheboygan safer, cleaner, and greener. The new program is set to increase recycling efforts city-wide, reduce litter, and make it easier for residents to transport their waste to the curb. The program also provides a benefit that could easily go unseen – increased safety for the City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works (DPW) Sanitation Workers.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering |

Great Lakes Water Levels Informational Meeting

Informational meetings on Great Lakes water levels, which have been above or near record highs scheduled for nearby communities.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Winter Storm Update Monday, February 17, 2020

The Department is currently monitoring the weather and will be responding accordingly. Please abide by the winter parking rules.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Top 10 Things to Know About Your New Garbage and Recycling Carts

You've probably heard about the exciting changes that are coming to Sheboygan this year, including the service upgrade to automated garbage and recycling. Here's an easy guide to rolling smoothly through the transition.

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Streets & Sanitation | Engineering |

Road Closure - North 9th Street

North 9th Street will be closed between Bluff Avenue and Lincoln Avenue from Thursday, January 23rd through Wednesday, January 29th due to a private water lateral repair.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Winter Storm Update Saturday, January 18, 2020

The Department of Public Works (DPW) employees have been salting and plowing since Friday evening. Drivers focused on the main roads until around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Winter Storm Update Friday, January 17, 2020

Weather forecasts are calling for a winter storm beginning Friday, January 17, 2020 and ending late Saturday evening. Forecasts are calling for anywhere from three to seven inches of snow.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Five Benefits of Recycling

How often do you stop and think about the ways recycling can benefit you? Take a second and consider your daily life – have you ever thrown away an aluminum can because it feels like too much work to clean out? Or, do you know what can and cannot go into your recycling cart? Often, people choose not to recycle because it is an extra step that doesn’t reap an instant reward. However, taking small steps to create good recycling habits in your daily life produces benefits that impact you far more than you likely realize.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

January 11, 2020 Snow Emergency Cancelled

Effective Immediately the January 11, 2020 Snow Emergency is cancelled.

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Streets & Sanitation |

Snow Emergency

A Snow Emergency for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works (DPW) Snow Preparation Plans

Weather forecasts are calling for a winter storm beginning Friday, January 10, 2020 and ending early Sunday morning.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation | Parks & Forestry |

Curbside Christmas Tree Pick Up

Christmas tree pickup will begin on Monday, January 6, 2019.

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Garbage & Recycling |

2020 Holiday Collection Dates

Click here for more information regarding 2020 dates that will affect garbage and recycling collection for the City of Sheboygan.

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Holiday Curbside Collection New Year's Day

There will be no garbage or recycling pick-up in Sheboygan on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (New Year’s Day).

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Garbage & Recycling | Streets & Sanitation |

Holiday Curbside Collection Schedule

There will be no garbage pick-up in Sheboygan on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 (Christmas Day)

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Garbage & Recycling |

Recycling Fee Notice

Starting January 1, 2020, the City of Sheboygan has implemented a $4 per month recycling fee per residential unit, or $12 on the quarterly water bill. | A partir del 1 de enero de 2020, la Ciudad de Sheboygan implementara la tarifa de reciclaje de $ 4 por mes o $ 12 en la factura trimestral del agua. | Pib rau hnub January 1, xyoo 2020, lub zos Sheboygan tau tsim tus nqi kev rov siv rua tshiab(Recycle) $4 rau txhua lub hli los yog $12 rau txhua txhua lub peb hli nrog rau daim nqi dej.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Carts Are Popping Up!

You may have heard that carts are coming to Sheboygan! For a very long time, residents have dealt with litter because plastic bags break at the curb or alley, large and sharp items rip bags, bags are too heavy and must be dragged to the curb or alley, and seagulls break apart the plastic bags. But, carts with lids for trash and recycling means these issues are no longer a problem. All trash and recyclable materials will be contained inside the cart.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Benefits of Recycling

The City of Sheboygan makes approximately 18,000 stops a week on the garbage and recycling routes. On average, the Department of Public Works picks up 64 tons of recycling and 240 tons of garbage weekly. By recycling the City diverts over 3,000 tons from reaching the landfill annually.

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Garbage & Recycling |

The Importance of Recycling Correctly

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works has partnered with leading industrial recycling experts, Waste Management and The Recycling Partnership. Together the City of Sheboygan is moving towards a safer, cleaner, and greener collection system.

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Garbage & Recycling |

Recycling Today

Prior to January 1, 2018, 30% of all recyclables worldwide were shipped to China. This number included over 50% of the world’s mixed paper and plastics. Since then, China has banned all importing of mixed paper and recycling. On March 1, 2018, China began enforcing a new .5% contamination limit on imported sorted recyclables. China plans on eliminating all imports of post-consumer recyclables by 2021.

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Parks & Forestry |

Are Trees the "Root" of Your Sewer Problems?

Sewer pipes may become partially or completely blocked for various reasons. Tree roots are often blamed for damaging sewer pipes and then blocking them. Root growth into a sewer only occurs where the sewer has first been damaged by other factors such as poor original construction, aging and cracking, soil settlement and the subsequent separation of pipe sections, and the failure of pipe grout joints.

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Parks & Forestry |

Guide to Watering Trees and Applying Mulch

Please water the trees in the boulevard in front of your home when you are watering other trees on your property. Watering is especially important for recently planted trees during hot and dry times.

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Parks & Forestry |

Special Event Park Reservations 2020

The following special events have reserved parks/shelters for 2020:

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Parks & Forestry |

Sheboygan Named Tree City USA for 40th Year

The City of Sheboygan was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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