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Water Meter Replacement Project

The Village of Greendale will begin replacing residential water meters starting the week of August 22nd.  Replacement of the water meter is mandatory, takes about 25-35 minutes and is at no cost to the homeowner.  The Village of Greendale has contracted with Core & Main, and their installer Midwest Testing, to furnish new Sensus water meters.  All installers will have photo ids, uniform, travel in marked vehicles and have completed a background check.
 
The meter installation will start in the West side of the Village.  You will receive a welcome letter a few weeks  prior to the installers being in your area.  After that you will receive a letter with instructions on how to schedule an appointment for your water meter replacement.

Village Days

Village Days is this weekend, starting Thursday August 11 - Sunday August 14 in Downtown Greendale.  Enjoy music, food, beverages, and the Family Entertainment Area.  New this year the GTO Car show will take place the Saturday of Village Days from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Community Survey

Greendale is a great place to live, work, play and visit, and the Village Board and staff are committed to making it even better.   A community survey was included in the most recent edition of the Village Views newsletter.   You may also fill out a copy of the survey online.  Input from Village residents is requested on a variety of topics relating to quality of life and Village services. Your input will help serve as a guide to the Village Board in future decision processes. Please limit responses to one response per household. Thank you for your interest and participation in this survey!
 
Please submit your survey response by August 15, 2022.

August 9th Partisan Primary Election

In-person absentee voting is available at Village Hall Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm through Friday August 5th.  If you had an absentee ballot mailed to you please DO NOT use the drop box to return your ballot.  Ballots must be returned by mail, or hand delivered to the Clerk's office inside Village Hall at 6500 Northway (only the voter may turn in their ballot).

Polls will be open from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm on Tuesday August 9th.  All voters who live east of Loomis Road will vote at Highland View (5900 S. 51st Street) and all residents who live west of Loomis Road will vote at the Greendale High School (6801 Southway).

Grange Avenue Project

The Village of Greendale, with their consultant Ayres Associates, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), are planning to rehabilitate West Grange Avenue, from S 76th Street to S 84th Street, in the Village of Greendale, Milwaukee County. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024.

A public informational meeting was held on July 14.  Comments are being accepted until July 28, 2022.

2022 Revaluation

If property owners would like to discuss their assessment please contact Tyler Technologies at 262-395-4441 to schedule an appointment with assessment staff June 9, 2022 - June 28, 2022 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Letters from the Assessor regarding your 2022 property assessment were mailed out the week of June 6th.  Each property should have received a letter from the Assessor with their new assessment.  This year, the Assessor completed a Village-wide revaluation of properties in Greendale. A revaluation is a review of all assessments using current market sales and trends in order to arrive at an estimated fair market value of each property as of January 1st of the year of the revaluation.  The last revaluation for the Village of Greendale was conducted in 2018.

 

Road Work on S. 76th Street

The Wisconsin DOT will be completing road work on S. 76th Street on the bridge over Loomis Road this summer.  Construction is scheduled to begin June 22nd and continue through the end of August.  The bridge over Loomis Road will be painted, rehabilitated and resurfaced.  Impacts on S. 76th Street will include a reduction to a single lane in each direction and potential overnight closures to facilitate bridge painting.

Village Board Meeting Time Change

At the May 24th Village Board meeting the Board voted to change the meeting start time of the Regular Board meetings from 7:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  This was done to try to be more accommodating to community members and Village staff.  This change will begin with the June 7th Board meeting.

2022 Capital Projects - Road Rehabilitation, Street Lighting, Water Mains and Pathways

In the Budget the Village Board added approximately $5 million in additional funding for Capital projects in 2022.  The additional funding will help the Village catch up on deferred maintenance for road rehabilitation, street lighting, water mains and pathways.  A list of projects were bid out, including a number of alternate projects that would be considered depending on how bid pricing came in.   The Board reviewed and approved the bids at their meeting on February 15th.  All projects that were bid out will be completed in 2022.

85th Anniversary Subcommittee Seeking Volunteers

In 2023, the Village will be celebrating its 85th Anniversary.  The Village Board created a subcommittee of the Public Celebrations Committee to plan for special events to celebrate the Villages 85th.  The Village is seeking volunteers to serve on this Committee.

Village Board Adopts Resolution to Acquire and Extinguish Out-Dated Restrictons on Southridge Mall property

The Village Board approved a resolution at their June 1st meeting that will work to acquire the restrictive covenants governing the 100-acre Southridge Mall property and extinguish those which encumber all parcels associated with the mall and significantly limit redevelopment opportunites.

Refuse and Recycling Center New Hours

The New Recycling Center hours will take effect March 1, 2022 and are listed below.

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:00AM-3:00PM
  • Tuesday and Thursday Closed
  • Saturday (April-December) 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Saturday (December-March) 9:00AM-1:00PM

 

 

Village Board appoints new Village Manager

When Todd Michaels announced his retirement after over 24 years of service with the Village, the Village Board conducted a nationwide recruitment to fill the position of Village Manager.

After reviewing numerous applications, four were selected to meet via teleconference.  Following the interviews, the Village Board selected three finalists.  One of the finalists removed themselves from consideration. The remaining two finalists participated in a battery of examinations, which included an open forum with residents. 

 

Redevelopment of former Boston Store Site to include Apartments and Retail

At the December 21st Board meeting the Board approved a redevelopment agreement for the former Boston Store site with Barrett Lo Visionary Development.  The proposed redevelopment will include a mix of retail and apartments.  Please see attached press release for additional information.

2022 Adopted Budget

The Village Board adopted the 2022 Budget at their meeting held on November 16, 2021.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

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