Employment Opportunity - Public Works Director (Open until filled)

The Village of New Glarus is currently accepting job applications for the position of Public Works Director. The successful applicant shall project a positive work image of the Village, have the ability to effectively work with co-employees and the public, and provide leadership for the Public Works and Utility Departments. Additional details regarding the position may be found HERE.  

Krafty Kids 

Krafty Kids will be held on Tuesdays beginning June 19th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Village Park.  The program will continue for the next 8 weeks, except on July 3rd.  The cost is free to the kids of New Glarus (aged 5-12) and open to the first 30 kids that arrive.  The program is sponsored by the New Glarus Youth Committee through a grant from the New Glarus Community Foundation.  

Brush/Branches Pick-up

Brush and branches for curbside pickup should be placed curbside by the first day of each month from April through October for pickup within the 1st week of that month by the Village.  Next pick-up is scheduled for the week of July 9th.  Brush can also be dropped off at the brush pile on 2nd Street (north of 1st Avenue).  Village residents are welcome to take mulch created from the chipped brush and branches located next to the brush pile. 

Yard Waste must be composted or dropped off in the compost bunker located at the Village Garage at 93 – 1st Street anytime during the months of April-November.  Only yard waste should be placed in the bunker.              

Refrigerator & Freezer Recycling

Focus on Energy is offering FREE refrigerator and freezer recycling and a $35 reward per appliance recycled (limit 2).  To qualify for the program, your units must be in working condition and must be 10 - 30 cubic feet in size (mini fridges are ineligible).  Schedule your FREE appliance pick up at Focusonenergy.com or at 1-800-354-1898.


New Glarus was established as a Swiss Colony in 1845 and incorporated as a Village in 1901. The Village has retained its Swiss charm with Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals and Swiss delicacies. The Village is located in beautiful Green County in south central Wisconsin. We are just 28 miles south of Madison and 17 miles north of Monroe on State Highway 69.


  319 2nd Street
    PO Box 399
    New Glarus, WI 53574

(608) 527-2510

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed