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December 2021

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Prevent Freezing Pipes this Winter

Look for typical problem areas:  Check unheated basements regularly. Look for pipes near broken or open windows.  Look at pipes near foundation walls or near cracks in the foundation.  Identify exposed pipes outside your home. Freezing pipes can be detected by: Unusually cold water temps (less than 35° F).  Unusually…

Snow Removal Responsibilities

In the event where snow accumulates in Waupaca, residents are responsible to remove snow and clean sidewalks within 24 hours after any snow fall. Landlords and tenants should establish who will be responsible for snow/ice removal in their rental agreement.  It is also required to use material (sand, salt, or…

Employment: Finance Director

The City of Waupaca is accepting applications for a full-time Finance Director. This is a Department Head position that will serve on the leadership team for the City of Waupaca and share valuable input into the short and long-term direction for the organization. This position will be directly supervised by…

Third Annual Yuletide Trail

The 3rd Annual Yuletide Trail will take place on Saturday, December 4, in downtown Waupaca.  The Waupaca Area Arts & Culture Network, comprised of businesses and local organizations, created the Christmas event to bring a unique holiday celebration to Waupaca. The main activities of the Yuletide Trail will be from…

Main Street Update 11.12.21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfoHtQ1EmcY Punch list work continued through the week and will continue into next week. There are some open spots in the colored concrete. These areas are coned off and will be pour next Tuesday (11/16). Here’s a look at the before and after for the project: https://fb.watch/9etvxPv0Tn/ We had another donor…

Official Notice of Election to the Electors of the City of Waupaca, WI

An election is to be held in the City of Waupaca on Tuesday April 5, 2021. The following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed: Mayor for the City of Waupaca to succeedBrian Smith for a term of two (2) years ending in 2024; An Alderperson…

RFP: Swan Park Playground and Splashpad

The City of Waupaca Parks and Recreation Department is requesting proposals for the design, permitting and bidding of a fully inclusive playground and splash pad at the cities Swan Park. The plan and specifications shall be prepared in a manner that the project is ready for bidding by March 31st,…

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), Division of Energy Housing and Community Resources (DEHCR), is introducing the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP).  LIHWAP is designed to provide direct financial assistance to reduce arrearages charged to eligible drinking water and wastewater utility customers. The LIHWAP was authorized under two…

City-Wide Garbage and Recycling Collection to Start in 2022

The City of Waupaca will provide garbage and recycling pickup starting in 2022.  The service will be provided by Graichen Disposal & Recycling LLC.  Graichen will be dropping off 2 carts before the end of the year for each residential unit in the City.  Of the 2 carts, 1 cart…
 

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