Monthly Archives: October 2016

New Single Stream Recycling Meetings

City of Oconto
Recycling Informational Meeting

The City of Oconto will be conducting an informational meeting on the new single stream recycling process starting January of 2017. All residents are welcome to attend and ask questions about the new process and the scheduling changes that will take effect in 2017.

All meetings will be held in the City of Oconto Council Chambers on:
November 9th – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
November 9th – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
November 16th – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
November 16th – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Questions or concerns for those unable to attend can be directed to Jeremy Wusterbarth, Superintendent of Public Works & Utilities at 920-834-7725 or

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Building Inspector

Job Announcement

Building Inspector

Building Inspector – Oconto, WI (pop. 4,500), located on the Oconto River 30 minutes north of Green Bay, has a current opening for the position of Building Inspector. This position is a full-time, salaried position, working 40 hours per week.  Hours are generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with occasional evening and early-morning hours required.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: issuing of building permits as allowable under municipal ordinance and state statutes, inspections of residential and commercial construction, HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems, property maintenance inspections for alleged violations of municipal codes and state statutes, enforcement of zoning and property maintenance codes and other related ordinances.

Minimum qualifications include: strong communication skills, considerable construction and/or building inspection experience, possess Wisconsin UDC and/or commercial certifications for construction, HVAC, electrical, and/or plumbing, or be able to obtain the required certifications within an agreed upon period.  Candidates must possess a Wisconsin driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record. Must be able to pass background check.

Compensation shall be dependent upon qualifications of the selected candidate. The City of Oconto offers an excellent benefits package.  Interested parties should complete an employment application (available at or at City Hall) and submit a resume along with qualifications and experience to:

City of Oconto

Sara J. Perrizo, City Administrator

1210 Main Street

Oconto, WI 54153

Qualifications, as well as questions, may also be submitted via email to Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.  EOE

Fall Loose Leaf Collection


City of Oconto

The city of Oconto Department of Public Works will begin its fall curbside collection of leaves and garden waste on Monday, October 17th, 2016. Collection will continue to November 18th, 2016. This material should be placed at the curb in separate piles. Leaves should be in a row no more than 4 feet wide and approximately 3 feet high. Leaves should be placed in open areas and not around obstacles such as street signs or trees or will not be picked up. Bagged material or mixed material will not be picked up.

Do not put leaves into the street. Place the leaves between the curb and the sidewalk and as close to the curb as possible. Leaves placed on the street will not be picked-up unless placed back in the area defined for proper pick-up. Brush cannot be mixed in with leaf piles.

Residents may also bring their loose leaves and garden waste to the City’s yard waste site, which is located at 1616 Main St.

It is not possible to accurately tell residents the exact day their leaves and garden wastes will be picked up.
If you have any questions, call 834-7725 between 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.