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W. Ryan Road Closure: Feb. 24-March 16

In a collaborative effort with the City of Muskego, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District, and Emerald Park Landfill, the City of Franklin has hired and worked with an engineering consultant so that a study could be completed and evaluated for different alternatives on how best to address the odors that are traveling into your home when the Muskego/Emerald Park Landfill sewage system is operational. This study has determined the best solution to resolve these odor issues.

Starting Monday, February 24, 2020, W. Ryan Road will be closed to through traffic from S. North Cape Road to W. Loomis Road so that a sewer odor extraction system can be installed at the west end of the Franklin/Muskego borders where the sewerage will be introduced into the Ryan Creek Interceptor (RCI) sewerage line. All indications point to a successful completion of this project in the near future and positive results moving forward.  This project is weather dependent, but anticipate that the road will be closed for 2 to 3 weeks.  Hopefully open by March 16, 2020 at the latest.

Flooding Situation-8600 Block of S. 116th Street

The Franklin DPW has been monitoring a flooding situation in the 8600 block of S. 116th Street and barricaded as appropriate.  Conditions are imminent such that DPW is on standby and prepared to close the road to all through traffic.  The closure will occur between 8570 and 8628 S. 116th Street, which will likely remain closed until summer when the flooding issue is resolved.  For your safety and convenience, please plan your commutes accordingly to avoid this area.  Please call 425-7510 with questions.


City Seeking Director of Administration & Planning Manager

The City of Franklin is seeking a Director of Administration and Planning Manager.  Please see respective brochures below for complete details and how to apply:

Director of Administration

Planning Manager

Water Utility Evaluating Options for Water Contract

The City of Franklin Water Utility is currently evaluating and considering options for obtaining its drinking water when its current contract with the City of Oak Creek expires in 2024.  To educate Franklin Water Customers on this issue, a letter was distributed to all residents in July 2019.  A growing list of Questions and Answers has also been developed for more information.  If you would like to ask a question of your own, please contact City Engineer Glen Morrow via email or at 414-425-7510.     

Volunteers Needed for Boards & Commissions

Are you interested in serving on a City Board, Commission, or Committee?  View complete details on the various Boards and Commissions, the list of vacancies that currenlty exist, and a link to the Volunteer Fact Sheet form. 

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Public Construction

W. Ryan Road will be closed to through traffic from S. North Cape Road to W. Loomis Road from Monday, February 24th, to approximately Monday, March 16, 2020.


Current Job Openings: Director of Administration, Planning Manager, Police Patrol Officer, and Engineering Tech IV See details.

Elections and Voter information

February 18, 2020 Spring Primary Election. See details on Absentee & Provisional Outstanding Ballot List and Election Results.

Arbor Day Celebration

May 2, 2020 - 10 a.m. to 12 Noon, Franklin Public Library. See full details.

City-Wide Cleanup

Help clean up Franklin of winter trash! May 2, 2020 - 10 a.m. to 12 Noon, Franklin Public Library. See full details.

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