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Public Works

The Municipal Garage is located in the Village Park, W231 S9110 Riverside Dr. The garage is open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m and may be reached by phone at (262) 662-4903, by fax at (262) 662-3751 or by e-mail at The Public Works Superintendent is Eric Pedersen. Please take a few moments to scroll through the services provided by the Village DPW and understand how we can be of service to You.

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Johns Disposal provides weekly garbage and bi-weekly recycling collections. For more information on these collections, click here. The Village will accept Cardboard and Paper Recycling as well as Drain Oil until further notice.

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The Big Bend Department of Public Works is a collection point for recyclables-specifically cardboard. The “DPW” Department has a cardboard recycling dumpster on-site 365 days per year which will accept as much cardboard and paper as you can supply. Please call DPW Superintendent Eric Pedersen for more information at 262.662.4903.

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There is a dumpster available for village residents to use at the municipal garage, available every third Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. from April through September.  The dumpster will not accept tires, yard waste, hazardous materials, chemicals or paint.  The village does accept appliances such as washers and dryers and electronics such as microwaves and computers.  The Village also accepts TV’s and computer monitors for a fee.  TV’s are $25.00 and computer CRT monitors are $10.00.   At the present time we don’t take refrigerators or freezers.  Brush is accepted for residents only.
A dump card is required; which can be obtained at Village Hall, or at the Dumpster on that Saturday.  Annual card fee is $40.00, or a one-time dump fee is $10.00.  A one-time dump fee is limited to a single dump of 1 yard of debris (Loader bucket).  A photo ID must be provided to use the dumpster.  The Village reserves the right to refuse any debris which is not suitable for the dumpster.

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The Village has a brush pick up twice a year, the third week of April (4/18 through 4/22 of 2022) and the third week of October (10/17 through 10/21 of 2022).  Please leave your brush neatly stacked parallel with the roadway (but not in the roadway).  If you have brush in between these dates, the chipper will be available on the same day as dumpster.  The same rules apply. The Village does not accept yard waste at this time. We are encouraging backyard composting.

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Appliances can be disposed at Kohne Salvage Co. in Muskego, (262) 679-1135. Wisconsin Communities Recyclor in Waukesha accepts appliances and will also recycle electronics with a free pick up, (262) 522-8112. The following communities accept electronics from all County residents at their recycling drop-off sites: City of Brookfield, City of Oconomowoc, Town of Merton, City of Pewaukee, City of Waukesha and Village of Hartland.

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If you have medicine that you need to dispose of please go to  If you have needles or test tapes you will need to have a special sharps container. These containers can be purchased at any pharmacy and can be dropped off at most clinics for disposal.

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If you notice a street light which is not functioning let us know. Generally, the turn-around time to repair a street light is very short (1-2 Days). Just contact the Public Works Superintendent, Eric Pedersen at 262.662.4903.

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