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Monday, December 28, 2015

Press Release: Fox Valley Metro Police Department- Overnight Parking Ban



Due to the impending winter storm, Fox Valley Metro Police Department will be reenacting the overnight parking ban tonight 12/28/2015 through Wednesday 12/30/2015. All vehicles must be off the street from the hours of 2:00am to 6:00am for snow removal. No requests for overnight parking will be granted. The Fox Valley Metro parking line has been changed to reflect this.

The Fox Valley Metro Police Department will re-evaluate the road conditions on Wednesday 12/30/2015, and will make a determination then if the parking ban will be lifted for the New Year’s Holiday.

Thank you for your understanding and please drive carefully.

If you have questions, please contact Community Support Officer Michael Lambie at the Fox Valley Metro Police Department at (920) 788-7505.

Community Support Officer Michael Lambie
Fox Valley Metro Police Department
920-788-7505

Friday, December 11, 2015

Habitat for Humanity- Home Repair Program


Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity’s Home Repair program helps low-income homeowners address health and safety issues and preserve the appearances of their homes and yards with zero-percent interest repair loans. 

Partnering with a variety of organizations, Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity provides the volunteers and resources needed to repair homes at a reduced and affordable rate. Providing critical home repairs, weatherization and exterior preservation work in partnership with low-income homeowners, who pay for the repairs through no-interest loans.

To apply: attend an informational meeting or call for an appointment and complete a Home Repair application.

What will be repaired?
Habitat for Humanity staff will assess home repair need and develop a project plan and cost estimate. Priority will be given to critical safety risks/code violations and repairs pertaining to the health, safety and well-being of those living in the home. 

To qualify individuals must: Demonstrate a need for repairs, own a home within the Fox Cities Habitat service area, be the primary residence of the applicant(s) and/or qualifying household member(s), demonstrate ability to make monthly payments to repay the zero-percent interest repair loan and have a household income below 80% County Median Income.

Selection Criteria:
Need: The home must be in need of repair in any of these areas: Safety and code violations,structural integrity of interior or exterior and energy efficiency.

Ability to pay: Individuals must have a stable income, satisfactory credit and the ability to make a small down payment and monthly repayment at no interest.

Willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity: Individuals must complete an application, provide require documentation and participate in a home visit and Habitat meetings, work alongside volunteers when appropriate, agree to maintain home repairs and be a positive representative of Habitat for Humanity in the community and in your neighborhood.

Apply Now! Applications are accepted year round.
Contact Eileen at (920) 967-8887 or email at EileenD@FoxCitiesHabitat.org

Dog License Information

Do I have to license my pets?

If your dog is spayed/ neutered the cost is $7.00. If not, the cost is $12.00. Failure to get a license after April 1st will result in a $5.00 late fee. 

Upon payment of the fee, individuals must present evidence that the dog is currently immunized against rabies, and a license will be issued. 

At this time you do not need a license for a cat.

Licenses can be obtained at Village Hall, 108 West Main St. from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Lost Tags

If a tag is lost, the owner must present their current license. There is no fee for the replacement tag.

Municipal Judge and Trustee Elections

Municipal Judge

The Municipal Judge position is elected in even numbered years
and is elected at large.

If more than two citizens file as candidates for the Municipal Judge position, a primary election will be held on the 3rd Tuesday in February.

How do I run for an elected position in the Village?

You must be a resident of the Village and a qualified elector to seek election to a Village office.  A  Declaration of Candidacy and Campaign Registration Statement form must be filed in person with the Village Clerk.  The citizen must then circulate nomination papers and obtain at least 20 signatures from Little Chute residents to have their name appear on the ballot.

Nomination papers may be circulated no earlier than December 1st  and are due in the clerk's office by (normally 5:00 p.m. the first Tuesday in January) For 2016, deadline is Tuesday, January 5th at 5:00 p.m.

Elections for the Village Board President and Trustee seats are held on the 1st Tuesday in April.  The Village President and three trustee seats are elected in odd-numbered years and all seats are elected at large.

The Village President, Village Trustee seats are three-year terms.

If more than two citizens file as candidates for the Village President position, a primary election will be held on the 3rd Tuesday in February.

If more than six citizens file as candidates for Village Trustee seats, a primary election is necessary and it will be held on the 3rd Tuesday in February. 

The two Trustees receiving the highest amount of votes will be for 3 year terms. The Village Trustee with the lowest vote total will be for a 2 year term.

For additional information contact the Village Clerk.