Caution - High Water

Due to high waters the Public Works Department is closing a portion of 2nd Street between the high school and elementary school. Also please note there is still standing water on 3rd Avenue. For your safety please do not go around any barricades that indicate a street is closed. Thank you for your understanding.

Request for Bid - Chalet of the Golden Fleece Museum

The Village of New Glarus is requesting sealed bids for the replacement of the existing front porch at the Chalet of the Golden Fleece Museum.  The existing front porch (facing west) is approximately seventy two (72) square feet in size, and is in need of replacement due to deterioration of the deck boards, railings, and steps.  Bids are due by 10 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019.  Information regarding the bid specifications may be found HERE

Position Announcements

The Village of New Glarus has a vacancy for a Deputy Clerk Treasurer.  Information on the position and how to apply may be found HERE.  

The Village of New Glarus has a vacancy in the Public Works Department for a Public Works Laborer.  Information on the position and how to apply may be found HERE.

The Village of New Glarus is looking for lifeguards for the 2019 season.  Information on how to apply may be found HERE.

Energy Assistance

With the recent cold weather are you in need of energy assistance?
The nonprofit Energy Services, Inc. has taken over the energy assistance program for Green County. The program assists qualified applicants with heating and electric costs. Information may be found HERE from the New Glarus Utilities webpage or by calling Energy Services directly at (608) 328-1111.

Safety Reminder

As the plow drivers work hard to keep our streets clear, they are asking for residents to avoid crowding the plows and slow down to allow for the snow removal. Please keep cars off the streets as much as possible so the plows can clear the streets.  A special request for those of you with children, please keep them from playing near edge of the streets. While those snow banks can be a lot of fun, they can also be a dangerous place to play.

Sidewalk and Hydrant Snow Removal

With the current snow conditions, the owner or occupant of any property which fronts upon or abuts any public sidewalk or hydrant is responsible for the removal of any snow and/or ice that accumulates on the sidewalk or hydrant. Pursuant to Section 262-7 of the Municipal Code of the Village of New Glarus, residents are required to clear snow and/or ice within twenty-four (24) hours from the time the snow ceases to accumulate.  Sidewalks are to be kept clear of snow and ice to a minimum of four (4) feet in width.

In the event that the removal of ice is impossible, the property owner or occupant is required to use sand and/or salt to prevent the ice from being dangerous.

Alternate-side Winter Parking

Alternate-side Winter parking begins November 15, 2018 and ends March 31, 2019.  Information may be found HERE regarding Winter parking.
If you have any questions, please contact the New Glarus Police Department at 527-2145.

Summer Pool and Recreation Programs

Registration for all Village of New Glarus Programs is open online via Active Network.  Click HERE to begin the registration process.  Register by April 30, 2019 and receive a 5% discount. 

Please refer to the Pool/Recreation Program Brochure regarding details of each program and Early Bird and Late Fees.

Refrigerator & Freezer Recycling

Focus on Energy is offering FREE refrigerator and freezer recycling and a $20 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 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