• Octagon House

    Welcome to the City of Watertown
    The Octagon House

  • birdseye view

    Opportunity runs through it.

  • Riverside Park

    Opportunity runs through it.
    Riverside Park

  • Watertown Library

    Opportunity runs through it.
    Watertown Public Library

  • Rock River Plaza

    Opportunity runs through it. 
    Rock River Plaza

  • Main Street Bridge
    Opportunity runs through it.
    Main Street Bridge
  • Welcome Mural
    Opportunity runs through it.
    Welcome mural
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Watertown area.  Snow is expected to develop in our area on Friday evening and continue through Saturday morning.  Total snow accumulations as of today are for 3-5 inches of snow.

To assist the Street Department in their anticipated plowing and cleanup efforts, the Watertown Police Department has declared a State-Wide SNOW EMERGENCY that will go into effect at 11:00 p.m. Friday night, January 24, 2020.  The Snow Emergency will run for 48 hours.

During the 48-hour period of the snow emergency parking on all city streets and alleys will be banned between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following morning.  Residents who have no off-street parking available are encouraged to utilize municipal parking lots or make arrangements with neighbors, relatives or friends to avoid a potential $50.00 citation.  In addition, any vehicle that has been ticketed and remains parked at the same location for 24 or more hours afterward may be towed at the owner's expense.  

Citizens are encouraged to monitor the Watertown Police Department web site at:  www.watertownpolice.com or the City of Watertown website at:  www.ci.watertown.wi.us/ or follow us on Facebook for up to date information.

Police Chief Robert Kaminski
The City Treasurer's Office reminds City taxpayers that 2019 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are due and must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. in our office by Friday, February 7, 2020.  This applies to taxpayers who wish to pay their taxes in full or choose the installment plan.

Tax payments may be mailed but must be received post marked on or before January 31st; or they may be placed in the silver/red night deposit box located in the brick wall to the left of the front doors of City Hall.

Elissa Friedl
City Clerk/Treasurer
Recycling Drop off Rates Effective January, 1 2020
Click here for the Recycling Drop Off Rates that go into effect January 1, 2020