The Village Clerk’s office serves as a hub for the Village and often the first point of contact for citizens and those looking to do business in the Village of Pewaukee. Municipal clerks in the State of Wisconsin have many responsibilities.

The Village Clerk’s official duties include:

  • Administers all phases of the election process including staffing the polls, voter registration, absentee voting, preparation of legal notices, preparation of ballots, and the Board of Canvass
  • Attends all official meetings of the Village including, Village Board, Plan Commission, and various committees, commissions and boards and maintains an official record of the proceedings
  • Administers payroll and employee benefits
  • Maintains public records and ensures that they are properly preserved, filed, and disposed of in accordance with the ordinances of the Village of Pewaukee and Wisconsin State Statutes
  • Prepares the annual department operating budget
  • Processes all licensing applications and maintains the official records of all licenses and permits including liquor licensing
  • Serves as a member on the Board of Review
  • Works in conjunction with the Village Treasurer and County Treasurer on  a statement showing the total amount of all taxes levied in the Village
  • Fulfills open records requests