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The Department of Public Works' mission is to provide public services for the convenience and safety of residents and visitors to the City. These services include: Engineering, Fleet Maintenance, Parks and Forestry, Street Maintenance, Waste and Recycling Collections, Snow and Ice Control, and functions of the Stormwater Utility, which enhance the daily lives of our residents and visitors.

Our staff is proud to serve the City of Kenosha, to ensure it stays beautiful for all to see and use.

Holiday Tree Disposal Locations
Now through January 31st, 2022 holiday trees may be disposed of within the green snow-fenced enclosures at the locations provided. The collected trees will be chipped and used as mulch in City parks. To prevent damage to chipping equipment, please remove all tree bags, ornaments, tree stands, nails and other metal objects - a trash receptacle will be provided at each disposal location.
Note: Disposal of other holiday greenery (wreaths, garlands, etc) must be placed with your normal residential trash collection. Use the below map to search your address to find the nearest holiday tree disposal location.

Download the Kenosha City App on Android


The Kenosha City App is a great resource for:

  • Receiving the latest press releases
  • Accessing important city links
  • Reporting potholes, overhead street light issues, long grass/weeds

For instructions on how to download and use the Kenosha City App, click here. 

Click here if you would like to report an issue online.

Sign up for the City of Kenosha's AlertSense

Signing up for the City of Kenosha's AlertSense allows you to recieve important city notifications, examples include: the start and end of snow emergency parking bans or the disruption of curbside waste collection services.



Contact Info
  • Phone: 262.653.4050
  • Fax: 262.653.4056
  • Email:
  • Office: 625 52nd Street Room 305,
    Kenosha, WI 53140
  • Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Department Leadership
Brian Cater

Brian Cater, PE
Director of Public Works