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Public Works Laborer Recruitment Notice

May 27, 2022

The City of Algoma, Wisconsin, is accepting applications to fill the position of Public Works Laborer. The Public Works Laborer provides general labor and technical skills in support of the delivery of public services, including, but not limited to; sanitary, storm, maintenance of public streets and right-of-way, forestry, parks & recreational facilities, building maintenance, inspection of construction in-progress, heavy equipment operation, and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years of directly related work experience.
• Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and access to an operable and licensed vehicle.
• Must possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B minimum with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
• Position requires occasional overtime work.
• Must pass a post-employment offer drug screen and DOT physical.
• Must attend City safety training sessions required for position and meet and associated testing requirements.
Starting pay is $21.35-$24.75 per hour DOQ plus an excellent benefit package.

The Recruitment Process
Interested applicants MUST submit the following items to the address noted below:
• A completed City of Algoma employment application
• A current resume, detailing qualifications for this position
• A list of three (3) work-related references

A printable PDF version of the application can be found on the City’s website: (Click on the Government Tab - then Job Opportunities)
The application form may also be obtained by contacting City Clerk Erin Mueller via email at or by phone at (920) 487-5203.
The application deadline is 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24th, 2022. The application review process will begin on June 27th with interviews expected the week of July 5th. Position will be open until filled.

Application materials should be placed in a sealed envelope, addressed as follows, and either mailed or hand-delivered by the deadline noted above to:
Public Works Laborer Recruitment
c/o Erin Mueller, City Clerk
City of Algoma
416 Fremont Street
Algoma, WI 54201

FEMA Flood Risk Open House

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Kewaunee County community officials invite community members to join them at a VIRTUAL Flood Risk Open House on June 7 and 9.

With ever-increasing severe weather events, did you know flooding is the top natural disaster in the United States? And flood risk is increasing here in Wisconsin? Do you know your flood risk and how to best protect your home and loved ones?

WHAT: Kewaunee County – Virtual Open House to Review New Flood Maps

WHEN: June 7 and 9, 2022, 5-7 p.m. CT

WHERE: Visit and enter the following:  Meeting ID: 160 488 7386, Passcode: KCOH2022.
*City Hall will be open for residents to come join this VIRTUAL event on Thursday June 9th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.*

You may also call 1-551-285-1373 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode listed above.

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Aldermanic District 2 - Council Vacancy

Do you reside in Aldermanic District 2? Are you looking to be more involved in City government and are at least 18 years old? The Common Council is looking to appoint someone to fill a vacancy until April 2023. Interested parties should submit an application to the Clerk's office by June 24, 2022.
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2021 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) - Water Quality Report

We are pleased to present this year's Annual Water Quality Report, also referred to as the Consumer Confidence Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Water is vital to our community, and we are fortunate in Algoma to have a high-quality water supply. One of our priorities is protecting this natural resource!  Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Efforts are made  to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Algoma Utilities is pleased to report that our drinking water is safe and meets federal and state requirements.

Grants Available to Local Non-Profit Organizations

Algoma Utilities, through funding available from our power supplier, WPPI energy, is soliciting requests from local organizations interested in a Community Contribution Grant or an Economic Development Grant. Grants are awarded to local causes and Algoma Utilities’ non-profit customers, to help offset specific community programs or project costs.

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Notice of Possible Quorum & City Hall Closure - Friday, May 06, 2022


In compliance to the State of Wisconsin Open Meetings Law requirements, public notice is hereby given that members and a possible quorum of the City Council along with City staff and various City committee, commission, and board members may be in attendance at the Algoma Community Building / Algoma Youth Club (620 Lake Street) for Senator Tammy Baldwin’s visit as it relates to the South Pier Federal Funding:

WHEN: Friday, May 06, 2022

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Algoma Community Building / Algoma Youth Club - 620 Lake St., Algoma WI 54201

No formal action of City business will take place at this event.

PLEASE NOTE: City Hall (416 Fremont Street) will CLOSE at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 06, 2022 as staff will be in attendance for this visit. City Hall will reopen on Monday, May 09, 2022 at 8:00 am as normal. 


World Migratory Bird Day!

World Migratory Bird Day is being celebrated in the City of Algoma on May 14, 2022. Click here for more details! 

Arbor Day - April 29, 2022

Mayor Haske has proclaimed Arbor Day in the City of Algoma to be April 29, 2022!

Pre-Construction Public Information Meeting - Third Street

The City of Algoma will be holding a Public Information Meeting for the 2022 Street & Utility Project taking place on Third Street on April 25, 2022. Click here for more information. 

Public Safety Building - Upcoming Referendum & Informational Meetings

The City of Algoma will have a referendum question on the April 05, 2022 Election Ballot in regards to a new Public Safety Building. 
Upcoming Meeting Informational Meetings: Wednesday 2/23 & Wednesday 3/16 - 6:00 pm - Algoma Elementary School Auditorium

Click here for more information! 

Recruitment Announcement!

Recruitment Announcement!
Recreation Manager

The City of Algoma is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for their next Recreation Manager. The Recreation Manager works under the direction of the Director of Public Services, however the employee is expected to exercise independent judgment at all times. The primary purpose of this position is to perform high level management of the City’s recreation functions, including the operation of the Youth Club and supervision of the marina. Secondary functions include attending monthly Parks and Recreation Committee meetings and providing administrative support to the Director in order to advance our service delivery, particularly in the areas of the marina and urban forestry program. The Recreation Manager must routinely interact with residents and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner.

Applications are due back to the City Administrator, Jared Heyn, by 4:00 pm on Monday, January 3, 2022.

Click on the link below, or navigate over to the Job Opportunities section for the Recruitment Announcement and Job Description.  

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The City of Algoma is an equal opportunity employer.

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2022 Preliminary Budget

On November 16, 2021 at 4:30pm, the Common Council for the City of Algoma will meet at the City Hall, for the purpose of holding a public hearing for any citizens or taxpayers on the proposed City Budget for 2022.  A summary of the proposed budget for 2022 and public hearing notice will be published in the Green Bay Press Gazette on Saturday, October 30, 2021.  

Click here for the details of the 2022 Preliminary Budget.

Halloween Trick or Treat 2021 Hours

Trick or Treating in the City of Algoma will be on Sunday, October 31,  from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. 
Those wishing to accept Trick or Treaters should leave a porch light on. 
Trick or Treat

Kewaunee County 2021 Clean Sweep

Kewaunee County is hosting a Hazardous Waste Collection at the Kewaunee Co. Highway Shop in Casco on Saturday October 30, 2021 from 8 am - 12:00 pm.
Click on the header to see the flyer for acceptable items and the pre-registration link!

When: Saturday 10/30/2021
Time: 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Kewaunee County Highway Shop - Hillside Location - E2180 Hwy 54 - Casco, WI 54205

1996 Chevy Truck FOR SALE!

The City of Algoma is selling the 1996 Chevy Silverado with lift gate. Click here for more details! 

Proclamation 2021-02 September 2021 As World Migratory Bird Month in the City of Algoma

Monday September 7, 2021 Mayor Wayne R. Schmidt proclaimed September 2021 as World Migratory Bird Month in the City of Algoma. He urges all citizens to celebrate this observance and to support efforts to protect and conserve migratory birds and their habitats in our community and the world at large. Click here for more details on how the Bird City Algoma Committee is celebrating World Migratory Bird Month in Algoma! 

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Mayor's Honoree Luncheon - Friday August 13, 2021

Please Join Us! 
The annual Mayor's Honoree Luncheon will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Homestead Kitchen and Tap.
This year's luncheon honors Katie Brandt & Tina Lawrence.
Contact the Algoma Chamber of Commerce for Tickets Today! (920)-487-2041

Proclamation 2021-01 June 13-19, 2021 Fair Housing Week

The Mayor has declared June 13-19, 2021 is Fair Housing Week in the City of AlgomaProclamation 2021-01 Fair Housing Week

Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery grants - grant program to help up to 84,000 Wisconsin small businesses

Governor Evers has announced the application dates for $420 million in Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery grants.

Algoma Utilities Releases Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

The CCR Report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day.  Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.  We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources.  We are committee to ensuring the quality of your water.  To read the full report click here: Consumer Confidence Report 2020.

New Feature at Crescent Beach!

As you drive past Crescent Beach, you may notice a new sign on the beach hill welcoming everyone to beautiful Algoma.
This sign was designed, made, and donated by Shawn Olson.
The City would like to thank Shawn for this neat addition to our city!

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

Thank you to those community members that have participated in taking the surveys for the Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan. Katherine Westaby of Vierbicher has been working with the Parks and Recreation Committee on the plan and is ready for the next steps in the process.

We are inviting the public to review the draft plan in the link below and send any comments or suggestions to by May 12th or attend the committee meeting on May 17th at 6:00 pm at the Youth Club to discuss the draft. 

Thank you!

Congressman Gallagher's Visit to Algoma Fire & Rescue Department

Congressman Gallagher visited Algoma Fire & Rescue on Wednesday April 28, 2021.  Gallagher thanked the crew for their dedication and service.

While here he also visited the South Pier in Algoma and was proud to join stakeholders like Mayor Schmidt in helping secure funding for the repairs to the pier. Congressman Gallagher encourages people to come out and celebrate the natural beauty of Algoma!

Truck Bid Results

The City of Algoma received six bids ranging from $1,609.52 up to $4,015.00.  The winning bidder will be contacted by the City of Algoma to make arrangements for paperwork and to complete the transaction.  Thank you for submitting bids!

Finance and Personnel Committee and Public Works Committee Meeting Date/Time Changes

The Finance and Personnel Committee will now meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. beginning August 18, 2020.

The Public Works Committee will now meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. beginning August 18, 2020.

WIS 42 Project Begins Next Week in Kewaunee County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Peter's Concrete Company of Green Bay for the construction work along Highway 42.  The work includes replacing culvert pipes and a new bridge over Three Mile Creek between 9th Road and 10th Road.  No work will be conducted within the City of Algoma.  Open this news story for more details and contact information.

Algoma Utilities Releases Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

The CCR Report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day.  Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.  We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources.  We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water.  To read the full report click here: Consumer Confidence Report 2019.

Moving Kewaunee County Forward

Reopening Guidelines Issued by Kewaunee County Public Health Department

Notice of Application for License

Please take notice that the following applications have been received and are on file in the office of the CITY CLERK of the CITY OF ALGOMA for intoxicating liquor, fermented malt beverage and wine for the year ending the 30th day of June, 2021.  Publication is being made in accordance with 125.04(3)(g) of the Wisconsin Statutes.  The applicants will be considered for approval at the Common Council meeting on June 1, 2020.

Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held before the Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Algoma, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020; at 4:30 p.m., in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall, 416 Fremont Street, Algoma, Wisconsin.

Memorial Day Parade and Activities Cancelled due to COVID-19

The Memorial Day parade and activities have been cancelled due to COVID-19.  The group plans to do a video honoring the video that will then be shared on Facebook, YouTube, and the Algoma Community Access TV station.  Please watch the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page for more info.

Open Book Notice

Notice that the Assessment Roll is open for Examination and Open Book

2020 Board of Review Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the City of Algoma, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, shall convene for the purpose of hearing objections to property valuations on June 10, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to conclusion at City Hall, 416 Fremont Street, Algoma, Wisconsin.  (Board must meet a minimum of two hours).

Meeting Notice - Municipal Board of Canvassers for April 7, 2020 Election

Municipal Board of Canvassers to meet at City Hall on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Closures and Precautions in Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Algoma, Wisconsin – The City of Algoma and several other public service entities within the community are taking precautions in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) in order to protect the welfare and public health of our community. Below are the precautions being taken by the City of Algoma, as well as other public service entities within the community.

Utility Helps City Reduce Costs with Lighting Upgrades

Algoma Utilities has helped local municipal buildings afford the upfront costs of making energy efficiency improvements, resulting in big savings for the City of Algoma.

Important Notice about Garbage & Recycling Bin Placement

Important Notice About Garbage & Recycling Bin Placement from Advanced Disposal!  Advanced Disposal will not empty bins that are put in or on top of a snow bank.

Public Hearing Date Set for 2020 Budget

The Common Council will hold a public hearing for the 2020 Budget on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

RFP for Engineering - Submittals Due 3:00 p.m. 11/22/19

The City of Algoma is currently requesting proposals (RFP) for municipal engineering services.  The deadline for submittals is 3pm on Friday, November 22, 2019.

Leaf Pickup Continues & Brush Pickup will Resume in Spring

Leaf pickup has begun and will continue as weather permits.  Brush pickup is complete and will resume April 6, 2020.


City of Algoma Residents: There will be NO spring cleanup this year.  City staff is currently working on a solution to address a cleanup in the future, however going forward there will be a charge for the cleanup and it is likely that the structure will be different.  It will no longer be a free service.  For your convenience, Riverview Transfer is operating at the former Kewaunee County Landfill site at E3726 Cty Road L, Kewaunee, WI 54216.  They are open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to Noon.  Their phone number is 920-388-2223.


IMPORTANT GARBAGE & RECYCLING UPDATE! Effective June 2019, Advanced Disposal is removing the Monday garbage and recycling route. All residents of the City of Algoma will be on the Tuesday route. Both garbage and recycling will be picked up EVERY week. Containers must be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The City of Algoma has proclaimed that April 29, 2022 will be set as Arbor Day in the City!