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The Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of every month beginning at 6:30 p.m. at:Municipal Center Community Room312 W Whitewater StreetWhitewater, WI 53190
In the event that an election falls on the date of a regularly scheduled Council meeting, the Council meets the following Thursday also at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building.
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Beginning on December 1st of each year, interested residents of the City can circulate nomination papers for positions on the Common Council for positions that expired the following April. These nomination papers and other required election forms can be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 262-473-0500.
To obtain a Beverage Operator’s License, commonly called a “Bartender’s License”, you must first enroll in or complete a Responsible Beverage Operator’s course. These courses are offered by the area technical schools. If you prefer, you can take an online course through one of the courses approved by Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
Bring your certificate of completion to the City Clerk’s office, where you will be asked to complete an application. Prior to license issuance, the Police Department will process a background check on the applicant. Police Department approval is required for all Bartenders’ Licenses. Licenses all expire on June 30th. License fees are $15 for a one year license and $25 for a two year license.
The City has citizens serving on the following City Boards and Commissions:
If interested in serving on any of these municipal groups, local residents are encouraged to complete a Citizen Service Information Form or by calling the City Manager's Office at 262-473-0104. The Common Council President and City Manager reviews information submitted by all citizens who wish to serve and makes recommendations for appointment to the Common Council. The Common Council makes all final citizen appointments to municipal boards and commissions.
You may register to vote any weekday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the City Clerk’s Office. You must provide your Wisconsin Driver’s License Number, or, if you do not have one, the last four digits of your social security number. Please bring proof of residence (utility bill, real estate closing paperwork, etc.).
You may also register to vote at the polls on election day. Proof of residence will be required before registration can be approved. Please call the City Clerk’s office at 262-473-0500 with any voter registration questions.