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Upcoming Events

2020 Budget Committee Meeting
September 30 - Monday
06:00 PM
Joint Municipal Court
October 2 - Wednesday
03:00 PM
2020 Budget Committee Meeting
October 7 - Monday
06:00 PM
Plan Commission Meeting
October 8 - Tuesday
06:30 PM
Finance & Fee Committee
October 10 - Thursday
06:30 PM
Village Board Meeting
October 10 - Thursday
07:00 PM

Welcome to the Village of North Prairie  

 

NORTH PRAIRIE HARVEST FEST is quickly approaching! Check out all of the events under the Events tab on this website! If you wish to volunteer for this fun event, please find the contact information on the Events page.

SAVE THE DATES: FRIDAY, SEPT 13, SATURDAY, SEPT 14 AND SUNDAY, SEPT 15TH!
Fireworks on Saturday night....you don't want to miss the show!

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North Prairie Fire Dept Auxiliary Fund Raiser: 

The Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the North Prairie Fire Dept Auxiliary was extremely successful and we wish to thank the countless Volunteers who dedicated their time and efforts to raise funds to go towards the purchase of a newer and safer vehicle to assist the firefighters at various emergency locations fighting fires. However, the fundraising continues!! Please contact the Village Clerk's Office with any questions at 262-392-2271 or the Fire Department at 262-392-2700. The fundraising will continue to customize a 2000 Carry Go vehicle to accommodate the Auxiliary services!

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Beginning January 1st, 2019, John's Disposal Service will be changing the way bulky items will be collected each month. Effective January, 2019, residents are required to call John's Disposal at 888-473-4701 and schedule each bulk collection. Each residence will still receive up to one bulk items collection per month, however, residents must call at least 72 hours in advance of their desired pick-up date and options will be made available by office staff.

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Village Snow Removal Policy and Contact information
It is the Village's responsibility to control/reduce the use of salt on the Village streets. We need your cooperation to drive at slower speeds during the winter months to ensure the safety of yourself and Village residents. A link is provided in the contact information to Waukesha County's website for additional information regarding the effects of using salt on Village streets.


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Village Item FOR SALE:

Jacobsen 744423 6' Aerator- 3 point hitch mount (click on link for more information)
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Have you noticed the Village Incorporation banners on Main Street? July 10th was the Village's 100th anniversary!


Proclamation for North Prairie: Happy 100th ANNIVERSARY OF INCORPORATION!
2019 is the year North Prairie is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its incorporation! The photograph was taken in 1920 and is looking south on North Main Street. The hill in the middle of the photo in the background is the hill leading up to Prairie View School.

Our community began in 1836 when Thomas Sugden, who was working on his land near Eagleville, took a walk to the top of the hill near Prairieville Elementary School and overlooked a beautiful "Prairie" "North" of his home. Later that year, Thomas returned with two other early pioneers, Mr. William Coats and Mr. William C. Garton. They were soon followed by Charles Ranous (often spelled Raynous) arriving in 1837 who built the first blacksmith shop and the first home in North Prairie.
Originally what was to become North Prairie was known as Brown's Corners located at the intersection of Highways E and ZZ. A stagecoach stop was located there on the NE corner of the intersection. The area population was stagnant until the arrival of the railroad in 1852. With the railroad coming through the area south of Brown's Corners, North Prairie Station became the hub of activity.

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2019 Village Weed Notice

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Please walk your pets safely at night. Wear illuminated protective clothing and lights so that drivers are able to see you and your dogs.

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NORTH PRAIRIE CEMETERY ASSOCIATON- If interested in contacting a representative regarding the North Prairie Cemetery, please contact the Village of North Prairie Clerk's Office at 262-392-2271.

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Burning Permits
Open burning requires a burning permit.  Permits must be obtained through the Village Office, as a signature is required (must be at least 18 years old).  An Annual Permit (calendar year) is issued for $15.00 OR a two-week permit for $5.00.
Call 262/392-2271 for more information.

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STORMWATER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 Sustainability Fair at Retzer Nature Center

Storm Drain Stenciling

Pet Waste

NR216 Storm Map

Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels Reduce Runoff

(click on above for more information)

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