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NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

A phased reopening of Oak Creek's municipal buildings has begun.  City Hall, the Police Station, the Public Works building, and Water & Sewer Utility HQ reopen on June 2. More details here.

The Library remains closed to the public until further notice. More details here.

The Oak Creek Recycling Yard has reopened during normally scheduled hours. More details here.

Awards & Recognition

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City Awards

  • Discover Wisconsin Choice Destination (2019)
  • Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award - Drexel Town Square (2019)
  • South Suburban Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year (2017)
  • CVMIC Bronze Award of Excellence (2013)

Finance

  • GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award – City of Oak Creek (2018)
  • Public Policy Forum Salute to Local Government Award – Innovation in Financial Management – Drexel Town Square Project (2015)

Economic Development

  • Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Best Public Project Award – Lake Vista Park (2019)
  • WEDA Real Estate Development and Reuse Award – Drexel Town Square Development (2015)
  • Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Vision Award – Drexel Town Square Development (2016)
  • The Daily Reporter Top Projects of 2015 – Oak Creek Civic Center (2015)

Engineering & Public Works

  • APWA Project of the Year Award – Drexel Avenue Reconstruction (2013)
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation Outstanding Highway Construction Award – Nicholson/Pennsylvania Avenue  (2013)

Health Department

  • Certification as a Level III Health Department by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (2019)

Water & Sewer Utility

  • Partnership for Safe Water – Twenty-Year Director’s Award (2018)
  • Partnership for Safe Water Program – President’s Award (2015)
  • Partnership for Safe Water – Director’s Award for achieving Phase III distribution system optimization (2015)
  • Partnership for Safe Water – Fifteen-Year Director’s Award (2013)
  • Partnership for Clean Water – Founding Member (2014)
  • Wisconsin AWWA – Special Achievement Award ( 2006, 2013) 
  • Wisconsin AWWA – On-Going Excellence Award (2009)
  • Wisconsin AWWA – Operator Meritorious Award (2003, 2016)
  • GFOA – Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (2016)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies in Wisconsin – State Finalist Award (2007, 2014)