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Aug 02, 2018


BULK PICKUP - The City of Fort Atkinson's garbage contract allows residents to place bulk items are the curb the third full work week of each month.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY

Jul 17, 2018


The traffic signals at the intersection of Madison and Reena Avenues have been activated.  Click here for full story.

Jun 27, 2018


The Fort Atkinson City Council and Planning Commission will hold a kickoff meeting to begin Comprehensive Plan update. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 101 North Main Street, Fort Atkinson, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Jun 20, 2018


The City of Fort Atkinson has an unexpired term opening on the Police & Fire Commission (click here for entire story).

Jun 18, 2018


The Fort Atkinson Police Dept. will be holding a bike auction on Saturday, June 23, 2018.  Viewing will be from 9:00-9:30 a.m. with the auction to follow.  The auction will take place at the Police Dept., 101 S. Water St., E.  CASH ONLY. Proceeds go to Police Dept. Explorer Post.

Jun 11, 2018

Glacial Heritage Solar Project

Are you interested in solar for your home?  Free educational session. Click here for more information.

May 14, 2018


Bird City Wisconsin, a program of the Milwaukee Audubon Society, was created in 2009 and began recognizing communities the following year.  Click here for full story.

Apr 11, 2018


The City of Fort Atkinson is currently accepting applications for seasonal laborer positions with the Department of Public Works.  Click here for the full ad.

Mar 27, 2018


The City of Fort Atkinson has opening on the following Boards, Commission and Committees (click for complete story).

Mar 26, 2018


The City's Assessor (Associated Appraisal) will have a representaive working throughout the City over the next couple of weeks to do field work. (Click here for full information)

Mar 06, 2018

Mercury Fever Thermometer Exchange

Do you have old mercury thermometers in your household?  Dispose of them properly at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1600 Farmco Lane, (920) 563-7766 and receive a new digital thermometer!

Jan 26, 2018

Welcome to Fort Atkinson!  Watch the video now!

Welcome to Fort Atkinson! https://youtu.be/YdKla-OBAWA

May 17, 2017

Revaluation Continues with Associated Appraisal

The City of Fort Atkinson will be experiencing a revaluation of all properties in 2017. The process originally began the week of September 26, 2016 and will continue beginning May 18, 2017. Appraisers will be in the City beginning May 18, 2017.


May 11, 2017


When the Stormwater Utility Ordinance was adopted in February of 2009, a section of the Oridnance required a permit application fee for post-construction stormwater management plan.

Apr 18, 2017

DRAFT Subdivision Code

The Subdivision Code has been revised and updated. You are welcome to view and provide comment to Building Inspector Brian Juarez.

Dec 16, 2016

Foundation to help with Tree Replacement Project

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation has awarded a
grant of $50,000 to the City of Fort Atkinson to help the city and the newly-reorganized Beautification Council purchase and plant hundreds of new, large trees in the wake of the emerald ash borer infestation.

Oct 07, 2016


To be more compliant with state statutes the Court Clerk’s office will now be at Municipal Bldg, 101 N Main. The office hours for the Clerk will be Mon., 1:00-9:00 p.m. and Tues.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.-4:00p.m. Forfeitures should now be paid at the municipal bldg. The Court’s telephone line will be 563-7763

Aug 15, 2016

EZ-TAB License Plate Renewal

Registration Technology Inc. (RTI) is an Authorized Partner of the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles and is pleased to announce that EZ-TAB is now available at the Festival Foods located in Fort Atkinson, WI.

Jul 11, 2016

Electronic, Appliance and Lawn Equipment Recycling Events

Jefferson County is hosting an Electronic, Appliance and Lawn Equipment Recycling Event. Mark your calendars for July 30th, August 20th or October 29th. Click here for more information.

Jun 08, 2016

Door to Door Solicitors

Summer brings fun and sun, but it also brings Door to Door Solicitation. Know your rights as a Fort Atkinson resident when it comes to peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants.

Apr 20, 2016

Tree City

For the 20th year, Fort Atkinson has been named a Tree City USA. This recognition was achieved by the City meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

Mar 01, 2016

Water Quality and Lead

Questions on water quality and lead in the water or lead infrastructure? We have a page of FAQs devoted to providing you the information you are looking for.

Feb 09, 2016

Vehicle Registration Fee

The DOT will be collecting an annual $20 fee for all vehicles registered as being in the “City of Fort Atkinson”. If you received a renewal notice with the fee and the vehicle is not kept in the City limits, make a note on the application which municipality the vehicle is kept in and deduct the fee.

Nov 05, 2015

Community Placemaking Initiative

City Council President Paul Kotz, City Council President Pro-Tem Jude Hartwick and City Manager Matt Trebatoski met with UW Extension Educator Steve Grabow on Aug 28, 2015 to discuss, diagnose and begin the design for "Community Placemaking Initiative".

Nov 04, 2015

2016 Jefferson County Dog Park Tags Available December 1st

The 2016 Jefferson County Dog Park Tags will be available December 1, 2015!   2016 tags are valid December 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016. Purchase at City of Fort Atkinson Municipal Building.

Nov 03, 2015

Hiring Election Inspectors

The City of Fort Atkinson is hiring Election Inspectors for the 2016-2017 election cycle. You must be 18 and live in Jefferson County. Inspectors are paid and provided beverages, snacks and meals.

Oct 23, 2015

New Website Launched

Welcome to the New City of Fort Atkinson website. Please share feedback as we continue to enhance the site.


2017 Annual Report