I wanted to share an update with all of you in regards to what I have been working on over the last month in our city. Now that the weather is starting to warm and cooperate slowly, curb appeal is a major focus. The public works staff is very busy cleaning up our parks, streets and city properties. The park shelters have been washed, new wood ships under all of the playground equipments are being installed, mowing and string trimming is taking place along with general clean-up throughout. I would like to encourage residents to do the same on their properties. One day each week I try to drive every street in the city and make a to-do list of projects that need to be addressed by city staff or ordinance violations by city residents. One continual challenge is city residents blowing grass clippings and/or leaves or other debris into city street. This causes a major issue with our catch basins and water drainage on street and is an ordinance violation that will be enforced.
I continually am working on an entire revitalization plan for the city. Last Thursday I had the great privilege of meeting with nearly 50 business people from the City of Weyauwega at the Weyauwega Chamber's Business after 5 social held at City Hall. I highlighted some of the things I want to work on with them collaboratively to attract new business to our city. I will be joining Connected Communities and will ask for volunteers to attract new business to our city. Joining Connected Communities will provide numerous resources and contacts to help grow our community. There is finally a little progress happening with two vacant buildings on Main Street. I will keep you informed on that progress as appropriate.
The grocery store continues to be a work in progress. I was advised this week that the attorneys on both sides are working on language revisions. Hopefully they will speed up so we can have a store soon.
There is much, much more happening behind the scenes but I want to keep these updates brief with only major highlights. I look forward to sharing more next month.
Thank you for your time.
Lifeguards/Swim Instructors Still Needed
The City of Weyauwega currently has job openings for Lifeguards/Swim Instructors for the Weyauwega Swim Lake.
Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, May 22nd at 4:00 pm.