Respect Our Waters

Respect Our Waters

Did you know that in a green infrastructure system, native plant and tree roots, special soils, and temporary storage systems allow rainwater to be captured or absorbed on site instead of causing floods or picking up pollution?

You can see Green Infrastructure at work in West Milwaukee! West Milwaukee has amended it’s ordinances to remove barriers to green infrastructure.

Learn more about different types of green infrastructure by visiting

Police Officer Position Opening

Police Officer Position Opening

The West Milwaukee Police Department is hiring for Entry Level Police Officer or Lateral Entry Police Officer Positions. To apply, please complete and return the following documents by Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 5:00 PM:

WMPD Application

WM New Authorization for Release of Information

This hiring application requires the applicant to be eligible to enroll in a LESB-approved academy, or have successfully completed or currently attending an approved LESB basic recruit academy. Lateral Entry must have current certification. 

Completed applications with all required materials must be received at the West Milwaukee Police Department at 4755 W. Beloit Rd., West Milwaukee, WI 53214. Incomplete applications will be rejected.  If you need additional time to obtain a copy of your transcripts or birth certificate you will need to note this information when you turn in your application material and you will have to have these item turned in no later than Friday September 9, 2022 at 5:00 P. M. All application material and/or questions should be sent to the attention of Sergeant Anthony Munoz or Assistant Chief Shaundra Randolph at

Village Board Meeting

Village Board Meeting

There will be a Village Board meeting on Monday, August 15, 2022. The Finance Committee Meeting will follow the Legislative Committee Meeting, which follows the License Committee Meeting that starts at 6:15 pm. The regular Village Board meeting will start at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the West Milwaukee Community Center 1345 S. 47th St.

If you have any additional questions about how to join the Zoom teleconference, please contact the Clerk’s Office (414) 645-1530, extension 131 before 5:00 p.m. on Monday.

Licenses Agenda

Legislative Agenda

Finance Agenda

Village Board Agenda


Clerk Dispatcher Position Opening

Clerk Dispatcher Position Opening

The West Milwaukee Police Department is hiring for a Clerk Dispatcher Position. To apply, please complete and return the following documents by the deadline of September 2, 2022 at 5:00p.m. Applications will be processed as they are received.


Clerk Dispatcher Application & Personal History Statement

Authorization for Release of Information

All application material and/or questions should be sent to or the West Milwaukee Police Department at 4755 W. Beloit Road, West Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Short Term Rental Permits

Short Term Rental Permits

Interested in renting out your home or property in West Milwaukee on short-term rental websites, such as Airbnb? The Village of West Milwaukee now has a permit available for short-term rentals!

Rental of a whole or partial residence to visitors for less than a month is commonly known as a Short Term Rental (STR). The legal term in Wisconsin is a Tourist Rooming House (TRH). Wisconsin allows the rental of one to four sleeping accommodations, which can be rooms of a home or an entire home. All Village of West Milwaukee TRHs must be licensed through the West Allis Health Department and inspected annually to verify the operation meets all requirements of Wisconsin law related to general public health.

For more information, please visit our Forms/Permits tab. You may also email or call (414) 645-1530.

West Milwaukee Seeks Bilingual Poll Workers

West Milwaukee Seeks Bilingual Poll Workers Election Inspectors (Poll Workers)

Election Inspectors are essential to conduct open, accurate, and fair elections. Their priority is to ensure every eligible voter can exercise their right to vote by following Election Day procedures and providing excellent customer service to voters.

solemnly The Village of West Milwaukee is in need of bilingual (fluent in English/Spanish speaking) poll workers.

  • Qualifications
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years old (except qualified high school student poll workers)
  • Be a resident of Milwaukee County
  • Never have been convicted of a felony and not otherwise disqualified from voting
  • Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
  • Not be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election.

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Election Inspectors receive $135 for working a full Election Day.

In order to receive payment, the appropriate paperwork must be completed.

*New Election Inspectors are pending Village Board approval.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check-in Registered Voters
  • Register Eligible Voters
  • Monitor Voting and Ballot Marking Equipment
  • Assist and Guide Voters
  • Assist Chief Inspector as needed

Experience, Skills, and Abilities

  • Skills – Must possess excellent customer service skills. Strong clerical and analytical skills. Detail-oriented. Active listener. Must possess good oral communication skills.
  • Abilities – Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

Training Requirement 

Election inspectors are required to attend a 2-3 hour training class every two years.

Respect Our Waters

Respect Our Waters

Sediment is loose sand, soil, or other select types of debris that can be carried by runoff into a stream, river, or lake. Too much sediment makes water murkier, which harms wildlife and aquatic plants. It also affects our ability to use the water for recreational activities.

Help West Milwaukee prevent sediment pollution that may be occurring in our community by keeping your eye out for these Sediment Pollution Red Flags.








There are other ways that you can identify and prevent sediment pollution in our community! Visit to learn more about sediment pollution, its sources, and how to prevent it!