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

9th Annual Candlelight Walk – February 2, 2019

The 9th Annual candlelight hike at Copper Culture State Park is schedueld for this Saturday, February 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Refreshments and a warming campfire will be available at the park pavilion. Registration is not required and admission is free, but donations are always appreciated. Although the trail is lit by candles, a flashlight is recommended. This event is sponsored by the Oconto County Historical Society, the City of Oconto and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. For more information call 920-834-5733 or 920-834-7706.

Snow Removal




Under City Ordinance No. 986 and Section 6-2-7 it shall be duty of the owners and/or the occupants of any lot or parcel of land in the City of Oconto to remove, or cause to be removed, the snow and ice from any and all sidewalks.


The owner or occupant will have forty-eight hours to remove any snow or ice after the cessation of any fall of snow.


The Superintendent of Public Works or his designee shall remove or cause the snow to be removed from any and all sidewalks that may be neglected by the owner or occupant and a fee shall be assessed against the owner or occupant for the cost and expense of moving such snow. The minimum cost for the removal will be $75.00


Jeremy Wusterbarth

Superintendent of Public Works & Utilities



City of Oconto

Snow Plowing and Removal


Under City Ordinance Chapter 2 Section 6-2-11 (Unlawful Dumping on Streets.) It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit or cause to be deposited, dump, sort, scatter or leave any snow or ice in any public street, sidewalk, and alley or upon any public property of another without the express permission of the owner of occupant thereof.


Citations will be issued for any person violating the above said ordinance.


Jeremy Wusterbarth

Superintendent of Public Works & Utilities

Spring 2019 Election

Notice of

Judicial Election, Municipal and

School Board Election


April 2, 2019



Oconto County


Spring Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election is to be held in the several towns, villages, cities, wards, and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the following officers are to be elected:


Judicial Officers

ONE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, for the term of ten years, to succeed the present incumbent listed, whose term of office will expire on July 31, 2019:


Shirley S. Abrahamson


ONE COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE, for the term of six years, to succeed the present incumbent listed, whose term of office will expire on July 31, 2019:

Lisa K. Stark







TWO ALDERPERSONS, each for a term of two years, whose term will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2019:


City of Oconto                Jean Feldt

Robert LeBreck


THREE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, each for a term of three years, whose term will begin on Monday,

April 22, 2019:


Oconto Unified School District

Crissy Kumballa – Rural Seat

Kris Alwin – City Seat

Lisa Sherman – City Seat


A description of the school district boundaries can be obtained from the school district office.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that a Campaign Registration Statement and a Declaration of Candidacy, must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, in the office of the responsible clerk.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2018, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Judicial Office candidates (except multi-jurisdictional municipal judges) file with the Wisconsin Elections Commission.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if an incumbent does not file a Notification of Noncandidacy by 5:00 p.m., on December 21, 2018, and does not seek reelection, the deadline for filing nomination papers or declaration of candidacy papers will be extended an additional 72 hours or no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2019.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.


Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. If you do not have a photo ID, you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.


DONE in the City of Oconto, this 15th day of November, 2018.

Kim Pytleski, Oconto County Clerk, 301 Washington Street, Oconto, WI 54153