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Recycling Info


We're working to recycle more in 2012.  Let's check our totals: 


6/6/12: 11.85

2012 YTD: 250.54

2011 YTD: 246.51

This Week in History 

Although the term D-Day is used routinely as military lingo for the day an operation or event will take place, for many it is also synonymous with June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, beginning the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control during World War II.

Thought for the Week 

"Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten."


-- G.K. Chesterton

Off and Running

The North Shore Consolidated Communications Center is now fully up and running!  After 702 days of developing agreements, contracts, construction, networking, and so on, the center is operational and serving all seven North Shore communities, as well as the North Shore Fire Department.  While the consolidated center offers many benefits, some highlights include:

  • Enhanced service, reduced costs, and technological advances;
  • Reduction of redundancy and call transferring by combining three current centers into one;
  • Reduced North Shore Fire Department dispatch times with one central dispatching center;
  • Professional training for staff and state of the art technology including wireless 9-1-1;
  • Total projected savings of nearly four (4) million over the first ten years of operation(North Shore)
    • Approximately $448,000 in savings over ten years (Bayside's portion);

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, June 7 for all North Shore elected officials and staff to tour and celebrate the buildings opening.  Take a look for yourself - see the project from start to finish

Not Again

The Lion's Gates were again the victims of vandalism over night on June 8.  Several plants, many of which were planted last year by volunteers, were removed and placed along the road on Lake Drive and Fairy Chasm. 


We urge anyone with information regarding the events to please contact the Bayside Police Department at 414-351-8800.


Great job Bayside!  You managed to set yet another voting turnout record.  With 74.63% of all registered voters participating in the June 5 Recall election, you've pushed the bar even higher.  The following are the results (Bayside only) of the Tuesday election:



  • Scott Walker: 1,241
  • Tom Barrett: 1,343
  • Hari Trivedi: 4
  • Write In: 4

Lt. Governor

  • Rebecca Kleefisch: 1,189
  • Mahlon Mitchell: 1,321
  • Write In: 3

Thank you to all those who participated, and thank you to all the poll workers who worked all day to keep the election going. 

They're Up

The Village has two new additions!  Stop over to the Ellsworth Park Playground, or to Village Hall to take a look at our Little Free Libraries


Built on the concept of community sharing, Little Free Libraries offer residents the chance to "take a book, leave a book."  What kind of new adventure will you discover with your next read? 

Don't Forget - Survey's Up

The 2012 Community Survey is now available, and we need to know what you think.  The survey only takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.  There are a number of convenient ways to obtain and complete the survey, which are outlined below:

  • Take it online;
  • Download the Community Survey from the Village website, print, fill out, and drop it off at Village Hall;
  • Complete the survey in the June edition of the monthly Village newsletter, Village Scene, and return to Village Hall;  
  • Pick-up and return a hard copy of the survey at Village Hall.

The survey submittal deadline is Friday, June 29 at 4:30 pm.  Residents can drop-off a hard copy of the Community Survey after hours by placing it in the night depository box at Village Hall.  After all surveys are received and tabulated, survey results will be made available for review. 

The Mulch Is Back In Town Again

That's right - there is new, fresh mulch available for free pickup at the yard waste drop off center, or for delivery ($75 for 5 yards).  While we temporarily ran out of mulch, new product was ground this past week, and residents can get theirs today!  For delivery, please stop in to Village Hall to pay and schedule a delivery today. 


A quick reminder that the yard waste drop off site is for Bayside residents only.  We have been experiencing illegal dumping, both of non yard waste items and out of town landscape contractors abusing the site.  If you're utilizing the site, please make sure others are following the rules as well. 

Noteworthy News

Wisconsin State Statute 12.04:

All election signs shall be permitted during the "election campaign period."  The Recall period ended on June 5, 2012, the day of the election.  All campaign signage related to that election campaign period is required to be removed on June 6, 2012. 


Ride With Respect

A reminder to all bicycle riders to please use respect and courtesy when passing through the Village.  Keep loud talking to a minimum when traveling during the early morning hours, and ride single file on the interior Village streets.  Lake Drive, Brown Deer Road, and Port Washington Roads all have designated bike lanes for bicycles. 


Schlitz Audubon Nature Center Extending Hours

Beginning on Wednesday, June 20, the Schlitz Audubon will remain open until 8pm, continuing into September.  For more information, visit the SANC website. 


Yard Waste Returns

Yard waste collection resumes next Monday after two weeks off.  Please make sure your items are bagged (if possible) and ready for colleciton by 7am.