City of Manitowoc functions smoothly with a mayor/city
council form of government, with ten-member council. Comprehensive
plan, city zoning and subdivision ordinances are in place.
The municipal fire department has 49 full-time employees and
the city has a Class 4 fire insurance rating. The police department
employs 68 full-time police officers. City services also include
industrial waste collection. There is a public bus system and
Manitowoc Public Utilities is a successful, municipally-owned
utility, providing the most reliable electric distribution in
the state of Wisconsin. Major improvements allow the utility
to meet clean air standards and the energy needs of more than
The Manitowoc City Council meets on the first and third Mondays
of the month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Manitowoc's new City Hall, 900 Quay St., is scheduled to open
June 4, 2001. The 54,500 square foot building has 98.451 bricks
and will be a beautiful addition to the downtown area.
Two Rivers has a city manager/city council form of government
with a nine-member council. The Two Rivers City Council meets
on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. in the
Two Rivers is protected by 20 full-time firefighters, with three
other part-time employees in the department.
Twenty-six full-time and two part-time police officers man the
Two Rivers department, assisted by six employees responsible
for clerical and other duties.
of Mishicot is governed by a board consisting
of village president and six trustees. The board meets on the
first and third Tuesdays of the month, at 7 p.m. in Mishicot
County government - 25 members on the County Board of
Supervisors Sheriff dept. employees Ambulance, other services
The Manitowoc County Board meets on the third Tuesday of the
month at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Room at the University of
One of the strengths of Manitowoc/Two Rivers is the focus on
energy reliability. The City of Manitowoc's water system was
named "Best Tasting Water" in northeast Wisconsin for 1996.
The state-of-the-art, automated water treatment plant produces
quality water, though customer water rates remain very low.
Pumping capacity of the system is 22 million gallons, with an
average consumption of 9 million gallons daily.
Manitowoc Public Utilities operates the electric-delivery system,
which has a transmission voltage of 69KV. Wastewater treatment
system from the City of Manitowoc has a design capacity of 15.5
million gallons per day. Natural gas is supplied by Wisconsin
Fuel and Light Co.
municipal fire department has 49 full-time employees
and the city has a Class 4 fire insurance rating.
Manitowoc City Council meets in the Council Chambers
at City Hall.