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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Yard Waste Drop off Site

Please review this information regarding Little Chute's yard waste drop off site!
The location of the 2016 yard waste site is located at the corner of Elm and Nixon Streets, this is the same location as last year’s temporary site. The same access control card can be used as last year. There is a possibility of relocating this site, this property may be a future building site. THE YARD WASTE SITE IS NOT OPEN YET. You will receive a letter in the main once it opens.
Lawn clippings and leaves only, or brush the size of your hand are allowed. For larger brush items please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (920) 423-3869 to be put on a list for curb side pickup of your brush.
Place the yard waste in the retaining wall once at the site and dispose of the containers/bags that you brought the yard waste into the garbage containers. Keep this site clean, any misuse of site rules may result of closure of the site.
If you have lost or disposed of your card, there will be a fee to reactivate your pass when the permanent site is open. Reactivation of access control cards or the purchase of a new card can only be done at the Village Hall Finance Department.
If you would like to purchase an access control card for the new yard waste site once it becomes available, please call the Department of Public Works at (920) 423-3865 and we will add you to a list of residents that will be contacted when the site is available.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

2016 Windmill Miniature Quilt Show

Come join us! The Little Chute Historical Society is sponsoring the 2016 Miniature Quilt Show to benefit our new, authentic, working Dutch windmill. Our windmill grinds grain into flour with only the power of the wind. 

The Miniature Quilt show will be held on April 22, 23, and 24 from 9-4 each day. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children, a tour of the windmill is included in this cost.
The miniature quilt show is a competition featuring a variety of miniature quilts. Visitors can vote for their favorite. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners. 

For more information on the show, please visit our website at www.littlechutehistory.org 
Or contact us by phone at (920) 788-4679 and at the windmill at (920) 788-2629.

List of Events:

Friday, April 22: From 12:30 – 1:45pm the Library/ Civic Center will be featuring author, Gini Athey, for a book signing of her novel “Quilts Galore.”  


Saturday, April 23: From 9- 3pm in the Library/Civic Center, the Senior Service Club will be serving a breakfast/lunch. A Mission Group from St. Johns Parish will be selling their items in the Library/ Civic Center from 9-4 as well.
Free Pickup of Residential Tires
The Village of Little Chute will collect passenger car tires no larger than 18” (rims acceptable) with a limit of (4) tires per household twice during the year.  The pickup will be on your garbage collection day during the weeks of:  April 18—21 and September 19—22. 
Place the tires curbside by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day.  This collection is limited to residential tires only, not businesses.

If you wish to dispose of tires at any other time, you can take them to the Outagamie County Landfill and pay their regular tire disposal rates.  Tires exceeding 18” in size may be taken to the Outagamie County Landfill for $4.00 per tire or $150.00 per ton.  Please call 920-968-5721 if you have questions or would like additional information.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Press Release: Village of Little Chute Releases Survey to the Community


Little Chute, WI. (April 7, 2016) – The Village of Little Chute and the Survey Research Center (SRC) of University of River Falls collaborated to create a community survey to be released to Village residents. The survey will question residents about their satisfaction with Village services and direction on other important topics.

Since 1990, the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls has provided statistically sound, low cost information gathering services for academics, local units of government, non-profit groups, school districts, and other organizations.  

According to the most recent 5-year estimate from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, there are approximately 8,148 adults age 18 year and older in Little Chute. Based on that number, the SRC will need to receive 367 completed questionnaires to produce viable survey results. The SRC will send the survey to a random sample of 1,101 Little Chute residents.

The Village of Little Chute has requested that residents fill out this survey in an effort to assess the services the Village provides. Each response will be taken into careful consideration when reviewing the results of the survey. It is of high priority that residents take their time completing the survey and answer honestly and correctly.

The survey will be sent out this week. Please check your mail box for this survey and return by mail. Post card reminders will be sent to non-respondents 10-14 days after the initial mailing and mailing a second survey to non-respondents 10-14 days after the reminder postcard is sent. 

The Village of Little Chute appreciates your time and input on this important effort. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. It is anticipated that the final results will be delivered approximately one month after the closing of the survey.

About the Village of Little Chute
Little Chute is an incorporated community of approximately 11,000 residents. The Village is located within the southeastern portion of Outagamie County and is situated within the heart of the Fox Cities, an urban area along the Fox River from Kaukauna to Neenah. 

Editorial Contact: For additional information, please contact Village Administrator James Fenlon.  Phone: (920) 423-3850
E-mail: james@littlechutewi.org



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