Happy Thanksgiving!

Village Hall will be closed Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 29th.  Happy Thanksgiving!


HELP WANTED: ZONING ADMINISTRATOR-ASST. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR

The Village is seeking applications to fill a newly created full-time position beginning in 2022 for a Zoning Administrator/ Asst. Village Administrator.  This position is offered with the expectation that the successful applicant progress to the position of Village Administrator within 1 -2 years as part of a succession plan to accommodate future staff retirements.   

Candidates for this position will have a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, ideally in public administration or planning, and two years administrative experience in municipal government; however any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position will be considered. 

This position, under limited supervision, will ultimately perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of village government. Including analyzing and implementing policies and procedures, assisting in the preparation of budgets, project management, and strategic planning. Providing leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathering, interpreting, and preparing data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinating activities with departments and other agencies as needed. Providing professional advice to the Village Board and department heads; making presentations to boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public. Communicating official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.

Attention to detail, thoroughness, accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality, ability to communicate- both written and oral; proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software, proficiency in technology and internet use, and independent judgment are critical skills for the successful candidate.

Salary range begins at $57,000 and includes health, dental and life insurance; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Participation in a Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan is also available as an optional benefit. 

The Village of Rochester is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Full position description:  Zoning-Administrator-Asst-Administrator Job Description

Employment Application:  Employment Application

Send completed application, resume, and letter of interest to:

Betty Novy, Village Administrator
Village of Rochester
P.O. Box 65
Rochester, WI  53167-0065

Email:   bnovy@rochesterwi.us
Position will remain open until filled, with the first round of applications being reviewed on November 15th. 


Happy Halloween :)! Trick or Treat Sunday, October 31st from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Trick or Treat in the Village of Rochester is Sunday, October 31st from 1:00p to 4:00p.🎃
 
Residents are encouraged to turn on their porch light if they wish to participate. The Village strongly recommends following CDC guidelines as follows:
 
Participate in one-way trick or treating where individual wrapped goodie bags are lined up for families to grab and go while continuing to social distance (such as at the end of a driveway or at the edge of a yard). If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds both before and after preparing the bags. 🎃👻💀
 

November 15 2021 Budget Hearing: 7:30 p.m.

 

NOTICE is hereby given that on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, Rochester, Wisconsin, a PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED 2022 BUDGET of the Village of Rochester will be held.  The proposed budget is available in detail for inspection at the village clerk’s office during regularly scheduled office hours or by following these links:

Notice of Hearing and Proposed Budget Summary

Proposed 2022 General Fund Budget- Detailed

Proposed 2022 Library Fund Budget- Detailed

Proposed 2022 Debt Service and Capital Projects Fund Budget- Detailed

 


HELP WANTED: ZONING ADMINISTRATOR-ASST. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR

The Village is seeking applications to fill a newly created full-time position beginning in 2022 for a Zoning Administrator/ Asst. Village Administrator.  This position is offered with the expectation that the successful applicant progress to the position of Village Administrator within 1 -2 years as part of a succession plan to accommodate future staff retirements.   

Candidates for this position will have a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, ideally in public administration or planning, and two years administrative experience in municipal government; however any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position will be considered. 

This position, under limited supervision, will ultimately perform high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of village government. Including analyzing and implementing policies and procedures, assisting in the preparation of budgets, project management, and strategic planning. Providing leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathering, interpreting, and preparing data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinating activities with departments and other agencies as needed. Providing professional advice to the Village Board and department heads; making presentations to boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public. Communicating official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.

Attention to detail, thoroughness, accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality, ability to communicate- both written and oral; proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software, proficiency in technology and internet use, and independent judgment are critical skills for the successful candidate.

Salary range begins at $57,000 and includes health, dental and life insurance; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Participation in a Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan is also available as an optional benefit. 

The Village of Rochester is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Full position description:  Zoning-Administrator-Asst-Administrator Job Description

Employment Application:  Employment Application

Send completed application, resume, and letter of interest to:

Betty Novy, Village Administrator
Village of Rochester
P.O. Box 65
Rochester, WI  53167-0065

Email:   bnovy@rochesterwi.us
Position will remain open until filled, with the first round of applications being reviewed on November 15th. 

 


September 22, 2021 Plan Commission Land Division Proposals

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Plan Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall where the following proposed land divisions will be discussed:

1.  Pre-application conference for the initial consideration of an application to rezone Proposed Lot 1 from UR-Urban Reserve District to A-2 General Farming and Residential District and the associated proposed one (1) lot Certified Survey Map land division, located at 29117 Washington Avenue

2.  Pre-application conference for initial consideration of a land use plan amendment from agricultural land to rural density residential and Agricultural Land (3 to 30 acres per dwelling unit) and the associated proposed three (3) lot Certified Survey Map land division, located approximately 800 feet southwest of 33633 Oak Knoll Road


August 25, 2021 Plan Commission Land Division Proposals

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Plan Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting on Wednestday, August 25, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall where the following proposed land divisions will be discussed:

1:  Pre-Application Conference for a proposed application to rezone Proposed lots 1 through 4 from A-2 General Farming and Residential District to C-2 Upland Resource Conservation District and the associated proposed 4-lot land division: 1154 N. English Settlement Avenue021/08/Henrichs-Schwabe-Proposed-Land-Division.pdf

2:  Conceptual Plan to create a forty (40) lot residential subdivision in two (2) phases: 733 N. English Settlement Avenue

 


July 28, 2021 Land Division Pre-Application Conferences

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Rochester Plan Commission will hold two pre-application conferences for proposed land divisions at its July 28th meeting, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Rochester Village Hall. 

Please click the following links to view the land division proposals:

733 N. English Settlement Avenue (to create a thirty-six lot residential subdivision in two phases) 

An 18.17 acre parcel located directly north of 111 N. Maple Lane (to create a two lot certified survey map) 

 


Leaf Collection Survey: Input Wanted

The Public Works Committee has been looking at the possibility of implementing a leaf collection program in the more densely populated areas of the Village, but they need your help.  They would like to solicit input from residents on this matter.   Please follow this link to a short surey asking questions about how residents currently handle yard waste; and what their preferences would be if a leaf collection service was offered:

Begin Here:  Leaf Collection Survey Link