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Franklin Civic Celebration

The 2018 Franklin Civic Celebration will take place July 2nd thru July 4th! Click here for complete Event Schedule and details!

St. Martins Fair

St. Martins First Monday of the Month Market Fair is held from May through October from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. annually at St. Martins Market Square Gazebo, 11230 W. Franklin Street. The Labor Day Weekend Fair is held on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. along St. Martins Road (County Hwy. MM). Click here for complete details and permit applications!

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As part of the Ryan Road/I-94 Interchange Reconstruction project, click here for current project updates.

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Welcome to the City of Franklin!

Mayor Steve Olson, City of Franklin, Wisconsin
Mayor Steve Olson


It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin! 

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Community Spotlight  


Mayor Hires Calli Berg as the City of Franklin's
New Economic Development Director


Mayor Steve Olson announced the hiring of Ms. Calli Berg as the new Economic Development Director for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin.  Ms. Berg was introduced to the community before the May 15, 2018 Common Council Meeting; she will begin with the City on June 18th.  Currently, Ms. Berg is the owner and President of Business Development Management Services, where, for the last decade, has provided a broad spectrum of economic and community development consulting to municipalities,

Ms. Calli Berg, Economic Development Director of the City of Franklin, WI

development districts, and chambers of commerce in Michigan.  Prior to that, she worked at both the county and state levels performing economic development, such as serving as a Business Development Manager for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. In addition to her direct job experience, she  is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council and an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) through the National Development Council. “Franklin has so many assets and such tremendous opportunity,” says Berg. “I am excited to work with the business and stakeholder community and make great things happen in the City of Franklin."  Mayor Olson noted that “Ms. Berg’s ability to build business relationships combined with her strong background positions her to translate development opportunities into results.” “I believe she will serve the Common Council and citizens well,” explained Mayor Olson.  Click here to read the complete Press Release on Ms. Berg.



Thank You for Your Nominations for Grand Marshal
of the 4th of July Parade

Thank you to all who sent in Veteran nominations for Grand Marshal of the 4th of July Parade!  All nominees are our HEROES and we truly thank all of our Veterans for their service and dedication to our great Country.  Joseph Lengyel, a WWII Veteran, was selected to be Grand Marshal of this year's Franklin Civic Celebration Parade!   



New Pickleball Courts Now Completed at
Lions Legend II Park

The Department of Public Works has completed a conversion of an existing tennis court at Lions Legend II Park into four dedicated Pickleball courts.  An adjacent tennis court with a backboard still remains for those who wish to play tennis.  Bringing Pickleball to Franklin was a grassroots effort led by residents working with the City's Parks Commission. 

New Pickleball Courts at Lions Legend II Park, Franklin, Wisconsin

To encourage play, the City has partnered with the Franklin Community Education & Recreation Department, who is offering open social play Tuesday and Thursday nights at the new courts this summer - click here for more details.  The entrance to Lions Legend II Park is located at 8717 W. Drexel Avenue (east of Fire Station 1).




Volunteers Needed to Fill Vacancies on
City Boards & Commissions

Are you interested in serving on a City Board, Commission, or Committee?  Click here for complete details on the various Boards and Commissions, the list of vacancies that currently exist, and a link to the "Volunteer Fact Sheet" form.



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Upcoming Events & Meetings

Concert in the Park

Larry Lynne Band, June 24, 2018 at 2 p.m., Lions Legend Park Band Shell.  Click here for details!

Franklin Civic Celebration

July 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2018.  Click here for full details!

National Night Out Kick-Off Celebration

August 6, 2018, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Franklin Public Library.  Click here for details. 

Rental Management Training Session

Rental Management Training Seminar for property owners and managers, June 12, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Click here for complete details.

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I-94 North-South Freeway Project (Includes Ryan Road Interchange)   WisDOT (Wisconsin Department of Transportation)

I-94 North-South Freeway Project (Includes Ryan Road Interchange Reconstruction)    



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