Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sesquicentennial Coins Available

City of Oconto Sesquicentennial coins are now available for purchase at City Hall (M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.).  The cost of each coin is $10 and the proceeds will pay for the production of the coins as well as going toward the cost of events related to the sesquicentennial.

Coins can also be purchased online by going to: and entering your information.  Please add $0.65 to each coin to cover the cost of shipping.



Advertisement for Bids

SECTION 00 11 13




Project:                                 Holtwood Campground Shower and Laundry Facility

400 Holtwood Way

Oconto, WI 54153


Owner:                                   City of Oconto

1210 Main Street

Oconto, WI 54153

(920) 834-770


Architect/Engineer:             U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.

1701 Dunlap Avenue

Marinette, WI 54143

(715) 732-4188


Date:                       February 14, 2019


The owner will accept Bids for the above project located at the above address until 4:00 p.m. local time on the 13th day of March, 2019 for the following project:


Description:   Holtwood Campground Shower and Laundry Facility


A mandatory pre-bid meeting at the site is scheduled for Thursday, February 27th, 2019, at 2:00 PM at the site.


General Contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers may obtain Construction Document sets by contacting UPEA, whose contact information is listed above, in paper or PDF form as follows:

Paper copy:   For a non-refundable fee of $75.00.

PDF Copy:    For a non-refundable fee of $25.00.

Documents will also be available for viewing at the office of the Architect.


Refer to other bidding requirements described in AIA Document A701 – 2018 Instruction to Bidders.


Bid Bond and Performance and Payment Bonds are required for this project.


The Owner requires the base bid Project to be completed by August 30, 2019.


Submit your Bid on the Bid Form provided. Bidders are required to complete Bid Form 00 41 13.


Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 30 days after submission.


The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids.


John Bostedt

Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Director

City of Oconto


Holtwood Campground Shower and Laundry Facility

UPEA Project No. O28-18353

This ADDENDUM NO.1, issued on February 22, 2019 is to clarify, modify and/or change the original plans and specifications issued by U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc., and is hereby made a part of the bidding documents.

Bidders shall acknowledge receipt of this ADDENDUM No. 1 on the appropriate place on the Bid Form.

Bidding and Contract Requirements:

Date and location: The mandatory pre-bid meeting will be located at the City of Oconto Municipal Building Conference Room, 1210 Main Street, Oconto, on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, at 2:00 PM. A site visit will follow the meeting.


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Prepared by:

U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.


Job Announcement – Part-Time Police Clerk

Job Announcement
Part-Time Police Clerk

Part-Time Police Clerk – Oconto, WI (pop. 4,536), located on the Oconto River 30 minutes north of Green Bay, has a current opening for the position of part-time Police Clerk. This position will work approximately 20 hours per week, with occasional evening and early-morning hours required.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Answer and dispatch calls and walk-in complaints. Respond to and fulfill open records requests while remaining in compliance with State and Federal Laws, including department logs and press releases to media. Prepare agenda, minutes and all correspondence for the Police and Fire Commission meetings. Submit monthly data through Wisconsin Incident Based Reporting. Disseminate reports and classified information to other agencies and departments including; Department of Corrections, Children’s Advocacy Center, Sexual Assault Center, Department of Human Services and other law enforcement agencies. Electronically submit reports and evidence to the District Attorney’s Office for review and prosecution. Regularly works with Human Services, while preparing and submitting reports and information as needed. Records all parking violations and follows up with unpaid fines. Sends vehicle registration suspension and refusal requests to the Department of Transportation. Responsible to be aware of, review and follow the Oconto Police Department’s policies and procedures. Also responsible for special projects and other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications include one to three years of experience working in an office environment. Individual must have customer service experience, excellent communication and organizational skills, strong computer skills and be self-motivated. A working knowledge of municipal government. Must be able to pass background check. Knowledge with Spillman is preferred.
Compensation shall be dependent upon qualifications of the selected candidate. Interested parties should complete an employment application (available at or at City Hall) and submit a resume along with qualifications and experience to:

Oconto Police Department
Chief Michael Rehberg
1210 Main Street
Oconto, WI 54153

Qualifications, as well as questions, may also be submitted via email to Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. EOE