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City of Markesan
150 S Bridge St

PO Box 352
Markesan, WI 53946

920-398-3031 920-398-3031




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Effective January 2, 2024, the City of Markesan will be switching garbage and recycling companies from Waste Management to GFL Environmental, Inc. (Green for Life).


Trash pick-up will be every Monday; with recycling being bi-weekly starting January 2, 2024. GFL will be delivering carts to residents the week of December 18th. There will be a calendar and flyer delivered with the GFL carts. Note: do not put recycling in plastic bags. Be aware of proper cart placement. Please have carts ready for collection services by 6 a.m. on pick-up day.


Residents need to put both WM carts out on December 28th. Leave these carts out until they have been picked up by WM.

WM will not service GFL carts in December.


Bulky trash will be twice a year on Friday & Saturday the last weekend of April and the third weekend in October at the drop off site at the City Shop.



Residents from the City of Markesan, Town of Green Lake, Town of Manchester and Town of Mackford are able to pickup free wood chip mulch out at the Recycling Center, at N2298 County Road A, on Saturdays from 8-2pm.

2023 Trash & Recycling Schedule

City of Markesan- 2023 Service Calendar [...]
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In 2022, Markesan Water Department tested for numerous contaminants, and no health based violations were found.  To view the 2022 CCR (Consumer Confidence Report) click on the green button above.  If you would like a paper copy, you may call 920-398-3767 or 920-398-3031.  Any questions, please contact Jeff Heberer at 920-398-3767.



The City of Markesan is offering an annual bow hunt on City-Owned property starting September 16, 2023 until January 31, 2024. If you are interested in participating, please contact the Clerk-Treasurer's Office by calling 920-398-3031 or stop into the Clerk's Office by August 25, 2023. An application and a fee of $20 is required by all hunters. There will be a meeting on August 31st at 6pm at the Community Center at the City Hall for all hunters that have signed up. There is a limit of 12 hunters.See below for rules and permit policy.


Annual Deer Management Hunt Permit Polic[...]
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Deer Management General Rules.pdf
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City Hall Office Hours

Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm


Contact City Hall: 920-398-3031


Clerk-Treasurer Betsy Amend

Email: bamend@markesanwi.gov


Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Rachel Heiling

Email: rheiling@markesanwi.gov


Mayor Rich Slate

Email: mayorsl8@aol.com


Police Dept Office Hours

By Appointment only.  Our officers are in the community, and spend limited time in the office.  Please leave a message on their voice mail, and someone will get back to you.


Contact Police Dept: 920-398-2121


Chief Will Pflum

Email:  wpflum@markesanwi.gov


In an emergency:  Dial 911


To contact a patrol officer in non-emergency situations, please dial Green Lake County Dispatch at 920-398-2927


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