Mission Statement

  • To provide a vision and leadership within the organization to effectively accomplish the goals, policies, and directives of the Common Council
  • To determine the most efficient financial way to provide quality services expected by our citizens
  • To be a resource and support to all departments in assisting them in achieving their missions

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the mayor include:

  • Acting as the presiding officer at Common Council meetings
  • Chairing and participating in various boards, commissions, and committees
  • Executing all municipal financial and contractual obligations
  • Fulfilling the chief executive officer responsibilities and exercises all of the executive powers on behalf of the municipality
  • Making appointments to the city’s boards, commission, and committees
  • Providing liaison services to local, county, state, and national elected officials as well as local civic organizations

The mayor’s office also coordinates and implements various city events and programs and responds to citizen concerns.

Contact Us

  1. Mayor's Office (City Hall)

    127 S Sawyer Street
    Shawano, WI 54166

    Phone: 715-526-6138
    Fax: 715-526-5751


    Bruce Milavitz

    City Hall Hours

    Monday - Thursday
    7:00 am - 4:30 pm
    (except specific holidays) 

    7:00 am - 11:00 am
    (except specific holidays)

    *It is best to call ahead to schedule an appointment with the Mayor ahead of time.

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