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Spring Primary Election - February 16, 2016. Click here for sample ballots and other Election information.

Arbor Day Celebration

City of Franklin's Annual Arbor Day Celebration - May 7, 2016, 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Click here for details!

City-Wide Cleanup

15th Annual City-Wide Cleanup, May 7th, 10 a.m. to Noon. Franklin Students, Families, Friends, Scouts, and Homeowner Associations - Help clean up the City of Franklin of winter trash! Click here for details.

Health Programs

2016 Adult Health Education Programs offered through the Franklin Health Department. Click here for details!

Fall Prevention Class

7-Week Stepping On Program where classes will show older adults ways to reduce the risk of falls and help them live better. Click here for more details.

Kayla's Playground at Franklin Woods

The City continues to accept donations for Kaylas Playground, either monetary or through the ordering of a custom picket for the fence that surrounds the Playground. Click here to order a custom fence picket or make a monetary donation.

Parking Regulations

Reminder: All night parking regulations are now in effect thru April 1st. Click here for complete details on City Municipal Code 245-5 related to all night parking regulations.

Welcome to the City of Franklin!

Mayor Steve Olson, City of Franklin, WI
Mayor Steve Olson


It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin! 

I invite you to explore our website and become acquainted with the City of Franklin and all that we have to offer.  Read More


Community Spotlight  


Franklin Businesses Finalists for Annual
South Suburban Chamber of Commerce Awards

The South Suburban Chamber of Commerce, which serves the City of Franklin and surrounding communities, held its Annual Awards Dinner on February 3, 2016 to honor the business finalists and winners of the "2015 Business of the Year" and "2015 Pride in Premises" awards.  The "Business of the Year Award" is given to a company for their success, their contributions to the local community, and their contributions to the community at large.  The "Pride in Premises Award" is given to a company who has demonstrated great care for their physical environment, their buildings and surroundings.  The winners and finalists of these awards were announced the night of the Awards Dinner.  Congratulations to the City of Franklin 2015 business finalists:


Krones, Inc. - Business of the Year 2015 Finalist
Krsko Chiropractic - Business of the Year 2015 Finalist
Kwik Trip (both Franklin locations) - Pride in Premises 2015 Finalist



Volunteers Needed to Serve on
City Boards & Commissions

Currently openings exist for Franklin citizens to volunteer with interest and expertise to serve on the following City Boards & Commission:

  • Architectural Review Board
  • Civic Celebrations Commission
  • Board of Public Works
  • Environmental Commission
  • Personnel Committee
  • Technology Commission

The Boards and Commissions of the City serve primarily in an advisory role to the Mayor and Common Council in developing policies and managing the affairs of the City to best serve its citizens.  Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council.  Franklin residents interested in serving on one of these Boards or Commissions must complete a Volunteer Fact Sheet.  More detailed information regarding City Boards & Commissions can be found here.


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Arbor Day Event

May 7, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Click here for complete details.

City-Wide Cleanup Day

May 7, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Click here for complete details.

Franklin Lions Easter Egg Hunt

March 26, 2016 - 10 a.m., Lions Legend Park.  Candy/Surprises, dozens of eggs, visit by the Easter Bunny!  Ages 10 and Under.  

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WIS 241 (S. 27th Street) Reconstruction Project   WisDOT (Wisconsin Department of Transportation)

WIS 241 (27th St.) Reconstruction

S. 27th Street is NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS!  Construction has wrapped up for the winter season and will resume again early Spring 2016.  The businesses along the corridor hope to see you over the upcoming holidays!     



The City of Franklin does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability
in its programs or activities.