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Looking Forward to February

Happy Thursday-
The first of four elections this year will be here before we know it! The Spring Primary is Tuesday, February 18th. Some important deadlines for the election are highlighted in this week's edition of New Berlin Notes. Here at City Hall, we are looking forward to the preview party for the New Berlin episode of, "Around the Corner with John McGivern." We are also keeping an eye out for entries for the 2020 Winter Photo Contest. We want to see your winter pictures of the City we love!
Thanks for Attending Winter Fest
The first ever Winter Fest went off without a hitch! Thank you to all who attended the inaugural event. Participants slid through the snow kickball tournament and enjoyed a beautiful candlelight hike, among other fun activities. Be sure to look out for information on future Winter Fests next season!
Spring Primary
The Spring Primary will be held Tuesday, February 18th. Polls will open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm. For more election information click the button below.
How does the City determine when to plow?
The City of New Berlin determines the plowing operations based on a number of factors including total snowfall expected, duration of snow event, time of day, ice conditions, and ground and air temperatures. Generally, the City will bring in 5 drivers during the initial portion of a storm or for small winter storms to keep the main roads clear. During larger snow events, the City will call in all available personnel to plow each of the City’s 23 plow routes. The City will make a first pass through local roads to keep the roads passable and will return later to clean the entire roadway. Cul-de-sacs are generally opened with one pass around the edge and then cleaned up fully after the storm. The City plows 630 lane miles of streets and 450 cul-de-sacs.

Snowplow Mailbox Damage?
Winter is here and the City of New Berlin snowplows are out! If your mailbox gets damaged this winter by a City snowplow, the City will take measures to replace or repair it. The full mailbox repair policy can be found by clicking the link below. If your mailbox gets damaged contact the Streets Department at 262-780-4609.
"Around the Corner"
Preview Party
Everyone is invited to attend the free premier screening of New Berlin's episode of "Around the Corner with John McGivern" on February 25th. The event will take place at New Berlin West Middle/High School at 7:00 pm. Registration is strongly suggested, click the link below to do so.
Potential Quorum Notice
A possible quorum of the Committee of the Whole and Common Council is possible at the "Around the Corner with John McGivern" preview party on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at New Berlin West Middle/High School auditorium. It is possible that a potential quorum of other governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the event. No action will be taken on any items during this time.
City Living with a Touch of Flurries
Calling all photographers! We want you to show us your best winter picture in New Berlin! Participants of the 2020 Photo Contest are encouraged to take winter pictures around the City that are recognizably New Berlin (ex. buildings, landmarks, street signs, etc.). Click the button below for more information!
Miss New Berlin Day
Mayor Ament has declared February 1st, 2020 as "Miss New Berlin Day." The Miss New Berlin Pageant will be held that day at West Allis Central High School in West Allis. The winner of the pageant will advance to Oshkosh in June to compete for the title of Miss Wisconsin.
2020 Census Hiring
The U.S. Census Bureau is still hiring!
The positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training, and weekly paychecks. To determine the pay rate in a specific area, learn more about these positions, or apply for one of the temporary jobs, visit 2020census.gov/jobs .
January
Business of the Month
Mayor Ament recently visited our Business of the Month, School Service Inc. The company has been in business for over 95 years! Check out a highlight video from his visit by clicking the link below.
Help Stock the
New Berlin
Food Pantry
Now through February 2nd you can drop of non-perishable cans of soup at the New Berlin Public Library. The soup will help stock the New Berlin Food Pantry. "Call the audible" this winter season to help those in need by participating in the first Souper Bowl Drive!
Looking for a Summer Gig?
The New Berlin Recreation Department is hiring for summer positions. These jobs are great for college students who are home for the summer or high school students looking for summer work. If you or someone you know are interested in applying, click the button below.
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Thanks For Reading!
-Your City Clerk,
Georgia Stanford
City of New Berlin
262-786-8610
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