Street Department

811 South First Street     
Office: 920-262-4080 
Fax: 920-262-4082


Dan Zuelsdorf, Street Superintendent (920) 206-4272

Stacy Winkelman, Office Manager  (920) 262-4047       
Jane Flanigan, Administrative Assistant (920) 206-4270

Street Department Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 
6:30am - 3:30pm
Closed - Monday, July 4th


Keep Grass Out of Waterways pic

As the mowing season continues please keep clippings directed away from the roadway.  Per the Watertown Public Works Commission, the depositing or placement of any type of yard waste, including grass clippings, leaves or tree branches, in the paved portion of any road or alley is prohibited.  The Watertown Street Superintendent has the authority to issue citations to persons who violate this section. The penalty for violating this section will be $25 per occurrence plus court costs and  assessments. (sec 457-17)


Limb and Branch Curbside Chipping

Residents may place branches on the boulevard for collection however we collect by designated section April through November. Please ensure the branches have cut ends facing the street, a maximum diameter of 6 inches and a MINIMUM length of four feet.  Please do not block a sidewalk, stack parallel to curb if necessary. No grass, stumps, fabric, rocks or debris may be mixed in with the branches. 

Section 1:  Northwest Portion - North side of W Main Street north to city limit  and  West of Rock River and/or East Spaulding to city limit

Section 2:   Northeast Portion – North side of E Main Street/Summit Av/East Gate Dr to the  city limit and east of Rock River and/or Schiller Street to Schuman Drive/Kuckkan Lane

Section 3:  Southwest Portion – South side of West Main Street to city limits and Rock River/Railroad/River Drive west to city limits

Section 4:  Southeast Portion – South side of East Main Street/Summit Avenue, East Gate Drive to city  limits and Rock River/Railroad/River Drive east to city limits

Map is at available at left menu.


Yard Waste

The site is open for residents Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 7pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm.
In observance of the 4th of July holiday on Monday, July 4, the site will be closed.

Grass clippings, vines, garden plants, fruits, vegetables, flowers, leaves, cornstalks, twigs, brush, etc...Residents take to the yard waste site at 1507 Boomer Street. Please separate waste to drop off at appropriate area. 

  1.  Garden/leaves/plants/flowers
  2. Twigs/branches/brush
  3. Dirt 
  4.  Rocks

Wood chips from the Street/Parks crew are available for pick up at the yard waste site. 

Absolutely NO garbage or plastic bags may be deposited at the site.  Landscape timbers, fencing and railroad ties are not accepted at the yard waste site and must be taken to Street/Recycle Center (fees apply).
An attendant will be there for directions and questions.  Lift assistance is not available.
Operates April through November annually, weather permitting. 

Compost is available for residents at 1339 Boomer Street (corner). No dumping please.

Leaves are only picked up curbside in the autumn - typically October and November.

Street Department/Solid Waste
Street Department at 811 S. First Street has drop off of electronics, furniture, mattresses/box springs, construction debris, and extra garbage and recycling with the following guidelines:
Lift assistance may not be available.  Fees may apply.  Payment: Cash, Check, Credit/Debit Card
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