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    Seasonal Public Road Weight Limits

    Effective Friday, March 5th, a ten ton weight limit will be in effect for public Village roads, for a minimum of three weeks.

    If you have an questions or concerns, please call Cody Lincoln, Director of Public Works, at 262-367-2239 or you can reach him via email at clincoln@chenequa.org.

    Thank you –


    Home Compost Bin Sale

    Waukesha County

    Department of Parks and Land Use

    Contact: Analiese Smith

    Phone: 262-896-8014



    Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    Free Virtual Workshop on How to Start Composting at Home

    (Waukesha, WI) – Waukesha County Parks and Land Use and Recycling Connections are hosting an online pre-order sale of Home Composter™ bins through March 12. All orders will be available for no-contact pickup at Retzer Nature Center on Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Retzer Nature Center is located at S14 W28167 Madison Street in Waukesha.

    “Home composting is a great way to turn grass clippings, leaves and food scraps into high-quality fertilizer for your lawn and garden,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “It also saves landfill space and reduces methane production.”

    The backyard Home Composter™ bin is on sale for $55 (a $100 value). Products can be viewed and pre-ordered online now through March 12 at www.recyclingconnections.org/waukesha. After ordering, customers will be sent a sign-up tool to schedule their pick-up time. Items are required to be picked up on May 8, unclaimed items will be donated for use as educational materials.

    Interested parties can learn more about home composting at an upcoming online workshop.

    Tuesday, March 9 – Compost: It Makes Plants Happy
    Virtual from 7p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Learn how to start and manage a backyard compost. Get started diverting your food scraps at home for increasing your soil fertility for gardens and household plants.
    Registration is required. Register online today!


    About the Department of Parks & Land Use

    The Waukesha County Department of Parks & Land Use, working through a combination of collaboration, education and regulation is dedicated to fostering economic development, sound land use, and the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of the County’s natural resources and health of its citizens.


    About Recycling Connections

    This program is offered in partnership with Recycling Connections, a non-profit company based in Wisconsin with over 40 years’ experience in waste reduction, composting, and recycling education and outreach.

    Composting Bin Sale


    Ordinance Amending Modifications to Legal Nonconforming Structures

    The Village Board desires to amend Section 6.7(4) pertaining to modifications to Legal Nonconforming Structures, in order to permit rooftop decks and to update and clarify the definitions and standards pertaining to Legal Nonconforming Structures; and the foregoing revisions to the Zoning Code do not change the allowable use of any property within the Village.

    Ordinance No. 2021-02-08-02

    Ordinance Amending Structure Line Setback

    The Village Board desires to amend Section 6.5(4)(b) pertaining to setbacks, in order to reduce the structure line setback from Highway 16; and the foregoing revisions to the Zoning Code do not change the allowable use of any property within the Village.

    Ordinance No. 2021-02-08-01

    Notice of Spring Election

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held in the Village of Chenequa, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed. The term for Village President and Village Trustee begins on April 20, 2021. The term for all other offices begins on May 1, 2021. All terms are for two years unless otherwise indicated a meeting of the Village of Chenequa Personnel Committee will hold a telephone conference on Thursday, April 16, 2021, at 9:00am.

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    VILLAGE OF CHENEQUA  •  31275 W County Highway K  •  CHENEQUA WI 53029

    OFFICE HOURS:  Monday • Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm  •  Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    VILLAGE HALL  (262) 367-2239  •  Fax (262) 367-3341  •  POLICE DEPARTMENT  911 or (262) 367-2145

    AFTER HOURS POLICE  911 or (262) 446-5070 (WCC Dispatch Center)