Monthly Archives: July 2015

August Events in Oconto!

July 31st and August 1st:  “MDA Fill the Boot” sponsored by the Oconto Fire Department – Friday, July 31st from 3 to 7 p.m. – Saturday, August 1st from 8 a.m. To 3 p.m.

August 1st and 2nd:   SAGBRAW Biking Tour will be staying overnight in Oconto at the Elementary School.  The majority will be arriving in Oconto around 2 or 3 p.m. Saturday, August 1st.  After registering at the school, they will be boarding Commission on Aging busses and taken around the City – “A Taste of Oconto” (our restaurants, bars, supper club).  They will be taken back to Crivello’s for a Rules Meeting at 7:15 p.m.  Following the meeting they will be transported back to the elementary school up to 10:00 p.m.

August 4th:  National Night Out at Oconto City Hall from 6 to 9 p.m.

August 8th:  Kiwanis 5K – 1/2 Marathon Race (N.E.W. Road Race Championships) – 7:00 a.m. To 1:30 p.m.  Race starts at Copper Culture Park – 1/2 Marathoners go to the end of the Causeway and back – 5K’s around Brazeau Avenue and back.

August 16th:  Sheboygan Walleye Club/Sportsmen’s Club Fishing Tournament at Breakwater Park.

August 21st and 22nd:  AIM Fishing Tournament at Breakwater Park.

August 22nd:  Oconto Music Festival on Huron Avenue – 2 to 10 p.m.

Utility Bill Past Due and Disconnection Notices

Please note that beginning with the July 2015 billing cycle, all City of Oconto utility customers who are at risk of having utilities disconnected due to non-payment will no longer receive separate disconnection notices.

Instead, the disconnection notices and past due amounts will be included with the regular quarterly bills.  This is being done in an effort to save postage and reduce costs.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 834-7711.

Thank you!

Job Openings – Parks & Recreation Department

The City of Oconto Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is accepting applications for the position of Parks Lead Worker (40 hours per week).  Wages are dependent on experience and qualifications, plus an excellent benefits package.

The Parks Department is also accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Laborer (35 – 37 hours per week).  Wages are dependent on experience and qualifications.

Both positions require a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.  Applications, along with a job description and additional qualifications can be picked up at Oconto City Hall, 1210 Main Street, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.   Applications are also available at  If you have turned in an application since January 1, 2015 and are interested in applying, please call 920-834-7706. The deadline for this opening has been extended to July 20, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

John Bostedt

Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director