8-27-2022 Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Free Household Waste, Electronics & Appliance Disposal
Join us for the 2022 Clean Sweep Program Where you can drop off household hazardous waste, electronics and appliances on Saturday, August 27, 2022. 8a.m. – noon at the City of Burlington Public Works Facility, 2100 S. Pine St., Burlington
City & Town of Burlington, Town of Dover, Village of Union Grove, Village of Rochester and Village of Waterford have collaborated to hold this event. You must be a resident of the listed communities and show current identification to participate in the hazardous waste collection program. NO LATEX PAINT OR MEDICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
A fee of $35 will be charged for each television /monitor. – CASH OR CHECK ONLY.
Click HERE  to view event details.

August 1 2022 Shoreland-Wetland Conditional Use Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Village Board will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022, in the Village of Rochester Municipal Building Auditorium, located at 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, WI, on the following conditional use request:

Western Racine County Sewerage District  – Jeff Bratz, Applicant

to construct a replacement lift station and related distribution lines, located directly north of 300 N. Rochester Street, Parcel ID Nos. 176031911299000

Click  HERE to view the full public hearing notice.


July 27 2022 Plan Commission Hearing Items

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in the Village of Rochester Municipal Building Auditorium, located at 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, WI on the following conditional use requests:

Craig and Megan Murdock Conditional Use Application , 2807 Beck Drive, Village of Rochester

to occupy an existing commercial building with a contractor’s office known as “Safe Abatement for Everyone, Inc.” located at 2807 Beck Drive.

Click HERE  to view the full Murdock public hearing notice.

Western Racine County Sewerage District Shoreland Wetland Conditional Use Application,* 300 N. Rochester Street, Village of Rochester

to construct a replacement sewerage lift station and related distribution.

*The Village Plan Commission will consider this application at the July 27th meeting, however the public hearing will be conducted by the Village Board on Monday August 1st at 7:30 p.m.

Click HERE  to view the Public Hearing Notice for August 1, 2022.

 


June 22, 2022 Plan Commission Hearing Items

Payne & Dolan Honey Creek Aggregate Site, 34604 Washington Ave., Village of Rochester
to coninue a non-metallic mining (sand & gravel) extraction operation, including an existing asphalt plant, and modification to hours of operation

Levandoski Shoreland Conditional Use, 35118 Wisconsin Street, Village of Rochester :
to raze an existing residence and to construct a new single family residence with a full basement and covered porch

Kempken Land Division Pre Application Conference, 1503 Heritage Road, Village of Rochester:
to discuss a conceptual plan to create a two (2) lot Certified Survey Map,


May 25, 2022 Conditional Use Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in the Village of Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin for an Application for Conditional Use Permit to utilize an existing accessory structure for the indoor off-season storage of boats and other recreational vehicles, such as campers, travel trailers, snowmobiles, off-road vehicles, and motor homes at 28700 Way Mar Lane.

Click HERE  to view the full public hearing notice.

Click HERE  to view the Application for Conditional Use Permit materials.


May 26 2022 Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022, in the Village of Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin for an Application for Variance to construct a covered porch addition to the existing residence that will have an insufficient street yard setback at 548 Abbey Lane.

Click HERE to view the full public hearing notice.

Click HERE to view the Application for Variance materials.

 


Join Us!

Rochester’s 156th Consecutive Memorial Day Parade- Mon., May 30, 2022

The laying of flowers will take place at approximately 10a.m. in the Rochester Cemetery, 31440 Washington Ave.
Parade line up begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Rochester Fire Station, 31020 Academy Road.
Parade begins at 1:30 p.m., followed by a memorial ceremony at Pioneer Park

For more information, please contact Sara Damaschke by email at [email protected] or by phone at 262-492-7779


June 6, 2022 Public Hearing on Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment

Notice is hereby given that the Rochester Village Board will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2022, at the Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin.  Said public hearing is on a proposed amendment to the Village of Rochester future recommended land use map found in Appendix A of the “2050 Land Use Plan, Village of Rochester, WI”.

 

 

The Village staff, on behalf of the Village of Rochester Plan Commission and Village Board, has submitted a recommendation and request to change the land use designation of approximately 8.68 acres of land located at 135 N. River Road, Rochester, Wisconsin, from its current land use designation of “Agricultural Land” in the Plan to the new land use designation of “Low Density Residential (19,000 square feet to 1.49 Acres Per Dwelling Unit)” in the Plan to allow for the creation of four residential lots on the property.

Click HERE   to view the full public hearing notice.
Click HERE   to view the associated 4-lot land division proposal

 


WANTED: ASST. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR

The Village of Rochester is seeking applications to fill a newly created full-time position for an Asst. Village Administrator. 

Ideal candidates for this position will have a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, ideally in public administration or planning, and two years administrative experience in municipal government; however, the village will consider any applicant with an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the diversified skill set necessary to perform the duties of this position.

Under the general administrative direction of the Village Administrator, this position will ultimately perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of village government including:  analyzing and implementing policies and procedures; assisting in the preparation of budgets, project management, and strategic planning; providing leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans;  gathering, interpreting, and preparing data for studies, reports and recommendations;  coordinating activities with departments and other agencies as needed; providing professional advice to the Village Board and department heads; making presentations to boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public; and communicating official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public. 

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, attention to detail, critical thinking, thoroughness, accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality, ability to communicate- both written and oral; proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software, proficiency in technology and internet use, and independent judgment are all critical skills for the successful candidate.

Salary begins at $60,000 and includes health, dental and life insurance; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Participation in a Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan is also available as an optional benefit.   Individuals with certain types of student loans may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) after 10 years of qualifying service and payments.

The Village supports its employees in obtaining the skills they need to perform their work with confidence and will reasonably fund participation in workshops, seminars, short courses, and conferences in order to build on the necessary skill set to complete the duties of this position. 

The Village of Rochester is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Full position description:  Asst Village Administrator Job Description

Employment Application:  Employment Application

Send completed application, resume, and letter of interest to:

Betty Novy, Village Administrator
Village of Rochester
P.O. Box 65
Rochester, WI  53167-0065
Email:   [email protected]

Applications are due by Friday, April 22, 2022.   Confidentiality will be maintained unless applicant is named as a finalist.  References will not be contacted until mutual interest is established.


April 28, 2022 Variance Hearing: Zoning Board of Appeals

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022, in the Village of Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin for an Application for Variance to construct a 24′ x 42′ detached garage in the street yard  at 35519 Academy Road, Rochester, Wisconsin.

Click  HERE to view the full public hearing notice.

Click HERE  to view the Application for Variance materials.