Public Works

Kent Smith, Superintendent
(920) 563-7771

The Office of Public Works is located at:
700 James Place
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

The mailing address is:
Office of Public Works
101 N. Main Street
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Fax: (920) 563-7772

Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Sidewalk Improvement Assessment Policy

Report Unshoveled Sidewalks - Call the Fort Atkinson Police Department at (920) 563-7777.

2014 Fall Leaf Pick Up will run from November 3 through the 14th.

Emerald Ash Borer Information

City Compost Site
The site is located east of Whitewater Avenue on Bark River Drive behind Memorial Park. Any property serviced by Veolia Services as their garbage contractor, is permitted to dispose of yard waste at the City’s compost site. The first day the site will be open is Saturday, April 4, 2015. The hours are:

  • Wednesdays 3 p.m. to sunset
  • Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Items Accepted As Electronic Waste:

  • Computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Printers/printer combos
  • Televisions
  • Computer peripherals
  • DVD players
  • Digital video recorders
  • VCRs
  • Fax machines
  • Cell phones
  • Microwaves
No Salvaging Allowed

Brush Pickup
The city provides brush pickup to the north side of the city during the 1st full week of each month and to the south side of the city during the 2nd full week of each month. Only brush that is more than 3/4" in diameter at the cut end and more than 3' in length should be put out for brush pick-up. Anything smaller will plug the chipper and must be taken to the Compost Site or City Garage by the resident. Brush should be put at the curb, piled neatly, with the cut end facing the street. Residents should call the City Garage (563-7771) to leave their address before the Monday of their scheduled pick-up.

More Compost Site Information.
Recycling and Bulk Pickup Schedule
Trash pickup guidelines
Recycling Information
Items NOT Accepted For Recycling (Place With Trash)

Reconnect Goodwill/Dell Computer Recycling Program
Special Best Buy Electronics Recycling Program