Police, fire awards earned by Taylor, Hanson 

Nine civic clubs within the City of De Pere honored the brave, skillful, and compassionate service of their public safety servants on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, during their annual "Beyond the Call & Outstanding Public Safety Member Recognition" banquet. 
Among the 2023 award recipients was a police officer who helped bring a sense of justice and closure to a local family reeling from the tragic drug-related death. Also honored was a Fire Rescue staff member who has helped create and strengthen integral community partnerships and events for her department. 
Congrats to Lea Taylor (Fire Rescue) and Detective Sergeant Aaron Hanson (Police). Click here for more info on the work that led to their well-deserved recognition: https://loom.ly/88QlGXY

Get your Dog & Cat Licenses before late fee applies!

Remember to renew your pet's license by March 31st! After this date, a $5 late fee will apply. Click here for more information. 

City launches mobile, web app! 

The City of De Pere is launching a new tool to help empower residents to report quality-of-life issues in their community and request government services. The application called De Pere Report It is available for all residents to download on any iOS or Android device. You can access the system from a desktop computer via the City of De Pere website at www.deperewi.gov/reportit.

The web portal for De Pere Report It can also be accessed on the City’s website homepage of www.deperewi.gov.

For City of De Pere residents who identify community repair or service request needs, the De Pere Report It app allows them to submit photos, location information, and request details directly to City of De Pere administrative staff members. In addition, the platform provides City of De Pere officials with a centralized system to manage issues – from creation to resolution — and engage with residents throughout the process.

Click here to learn more. 

No local primary election in De Pere

REMINDER: There is no primary election on Feb. 20, 2024 in the City of De Pere. Here's an upcoming timeline to keep in mind in 2024... 

  • Tuesday, April 2 - Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary
  • Tuesday, August 13 - Fall Primary Election
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5 - General Election

Stay informed of key local election info here: https://loom.ly/k8tMWug

Sign-up starting for De Pere adult softball leagues

Knock it out of the park with our adult summer softball leagues! A variety of options are offered by the De Pere Parks, Rec & Forestry.

  • Returning team registration is OPEN. 
  • All team registration begins on Monday, March 4, and ends on Friday, March 22 at 11:00 am.
  • Season: April 30, 2024 - August 2024 (includes a single-elimination end-of-season tournament).
Leagues Offered:
  • Men’s 12” Slow Pitch (Thursday evenings at VFW).
  • Men’s 14” Slow Pitch (Thursday evenings at Legion).
  • Coed Slow Pitch (Tuesday evenings at Legion).
Get registration packets, league rules, and more here.

Public Works "Flushable" Information

REMINDER: "Flushable" wipes should go in the garbage , not in toilets. "Unflushable" items, wipes as the main culprit, have been identified in your neighborhood's sanitary sewer system. 

These wipes (even if labeled "flushable") can cause your sanitary sewer to backup, cost you for repairs to your home and sewer system, and endanger the safety and our staff and public health. 

Please remember to ONLY flush the "3Ps" (Poop, Pee & Toilet Paper)! Thank you for your help. To learn more, click here 

City of De Pere Seasonal Jobs

Summer jobs in the City of De Pere are a great way to gain valuable life skills, give back to the community, and enjoy our beautiful summer weather! If you or someone you know is interested, don't wait! View available positions and apply now! Check out the details here.

Parent Child Dance is April 26

This is an event for the whole family! This event is inclusive of all families, any relation to the participating child is allowed. Snacks, drinks, activities and a photo area will be provided. Tickets went on sale January 2nd. Grab them before they are gone.

*Friday, April 26th *6:30-8:30pm* Ages 5-12 + accompanying adult

Location: De Pere Community Center, Pine Room (Upper Level)

Fee: $16 a person

Purchase your tickets in person at the De Pere Community Center during business hours, Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-5:00pm and Friday, 7:30am-11:30am. 

Election Information

Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd. 

If you need to register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot, click here. Please note that the last day to register online or by mail for the Spring election is March 13th. 

In-person absentee voting begins on Tuesday, March 19th and goes through Friday, March 29th at City Hall. Hours are 7:30 am-5:00 pm, with the exception of Friday, March 22nd which is 7:30 am- 11:30 am. 

Please contact the Clerk's office with any election-related questions: 920-339-4050 or dpclerk@deperewi.gov

Spring Tree Orders

If you're interested in having a tree planted in the parkway in front of your home (the terrace area existing between the sidewalk and curb), now is the time to place an order! If there is adequate space in your parkway and no other major site limitations (utilities and other obstructions or issues), chances are good our forestry division can plant there. Our spring order forms are now active. Here is a link to the order form, which provides details on costs and available species: https://loom.ly/RtoSqmE Deadline to order is Friday, March 22. Any questions can be directed to the City Forester at (920) 339-8362 or dmelichar@deperewi.gov. For more information on planting trees in our city, visit www.deperewi.gov/trees.

Easter Egg Hunt is March 30

Come join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30th, 2024 at 9:30 am. Please arrive by 9:15 am to receive instructions. Open to children 1-9 years of age. This event is free and sponsored by: De Pere Optimist Club, De Pere Area Men's Club & the De Pere Community Center. Location is De Pere Community Center & VFW Park. 

De Pere flags available 

As you consider things you may want to get/give during this festive season, here's a few friendly reminders: 

  • City of De Pere flags can be purchased here: https://loom.ly/SYk8mJw

NOTE: The City is not profiting from these stores or the sale of any items within them.

Submit your Photo of the Day!

The City of De Pere's social media accounts regularly feature a Photo of the Day, which can be submitted by community members. Our "Photo of the Day" seeks to highlight sights, services and events within the City of De Pere city limits. If you're interested in submitting a picture to be considered for Photo of the Day, please use this entry form: https://loom.ly/aVkwRPo

Road Construction Updates

Curious about road construction projects in the City of De Pere? Click here for the full rundown. 

Helpful Garbage/Recycling calendars & reminders

Garbage Collection deadlines

Garbage is collected once weekly on your designated collection day. Garbage must be placed curbside no earlier than 6:00 pm the evening before collection, and no later than 6:30 am on your collection day.

Recycling Collection deadlines

Recycling will be collected every other week on your normal garbage day. Recycling carts placed out on the wrong week will not be collected. Recycling must be placed curbside no earlier than 6:00 pm the evening before collection, and no later than 6:30 am on your collection day.

Upcoming City Meetings

The De Pere Common Council meets in the second-floor council chambers of City Hall (335 S Broadway), typically on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Meetings start at 7:30 pm.

Click here to view agendas and to see when other boards and commissions are meeting in the coming days.

Page last updated 2/12/24