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City of Menasha

140 Main Street ● Menasha, Wisconsin 54952-3151


Welcome to Menasha


Menasha is a city of 17,437 located on the north west shore of Lake Winnebago and the mouth of the Fox River. Our neighborhoods are filled with diverse and friendly people; head to the eastern side of the City and you'll find a suburban lifestyle with convenient access to major retail areas both north and west. Menasha's riverfront downtown is seeing a revival filled with art, restaurants, and history. Visit our parks and trails, explore our history, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere that is our community.


Landmarks Commission Announces 2016 Historic Menasha Photo Contest

The Menasha Landmarks Commission and the merchants of historic downtown Menasha invite everyone to participate in the 2016 "Discover Historic Menasha" photo contest.

To coincide with May being National Historic Preservation Month, the Commission is once again holding the "identify the photo" contest to build awareness and pride in the examples of historically significant architecture that may be found on the buildings throughout Menasha.

During National Historical Preservation Month, come spend some time in Menasha. Find the locations of the photos and visit the unique business establishments in the upper Main Street Historic District and others nearby. Enjoy the river walk and Marina as spring finally arrives and the boating season is just around the bend. It is a fun and educational way for the entire family to discover Menasha.

For more information, visit the Landmarks Commission page HERE.


            Summer Reminders                              Zika Virus information                                         





Volunteers Needed on Saturday, June 4!

Come join in the fun of building a new playground at the City’s new eastside park. 

No experience required.

Click here to learn more about the event and to sign up.

New east side park play equipment!

We took all the public input we received on the type of play features that people wanted and incorporated them into two play systems- one for kids ages 2-5, the other for kids ages 5-12.  Click here Facebook site with 3 documents to see the final design and to give us your feedback on what color scheme you like best.  We would primarily like to hear from east side residents, however, anyone is welcome to contact us as parknrec@ci.menasha.wi.us  or leave a comment on our Facebook page (Menasha Recreation and Pool)  
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Voting and Election Information


Click here for the press release

Influenza cases are increasing in Wisconsin,
however you can still protect yourself, your family and friends by getting the Influenza vaccine.

The Menasha Health Department offers influenza vaccine for adult residents  ($16.00)  

Please call for an appointment at 920-967-3520.


The City of Menasha is accepting photos to be considered for inclusion on the City’s new website.  The photos should be high quality and must not have any copyright restrictions.  The subject of the photos can be anything related to the City of Menasha, current or historical. 

Please submit any photos that you would like to share to:




Planning has begun for a reconstruction of Lake Park Road (County LP) in 2019.

The first step in the process is gathering information regarding the project from the public.  Two concepts were displayed at an August 12th public meeting, if you were unable to attend or have additional comments, please forward them to:

Mark Radtke, City of Menasha Public Works Director – MRadtke@ci.menasha.wi.us


Updated Information:

Blastomycosis associated with the Little Wolf River in Waupaca County



from the Municipal Beach and boat landings


WIS 441 Tri-County Project Information

Are you interested in helping shape the future of Menasha? 

With the positive momentum in the community right now, it is the perfect time to get involved.  The Mayor's office is currently accepting applications from residents to serve on committees, boards, and commissions. There are current openings in several areas, or you can express your interest for a position when an opening is available.


Click on a link below for more information:

 Listing and description of

City of Menasha Boards and Committees   

        Application for City of Menasha Boards                and Committees







Dog and Cat Licenses




Information on City-owned commercial, industrial and residential properties is available here


Planning a Home Improvement Project?

Permits are required for new structures, most remodeling and for plumbing and electrical work. Inspectors may be contacted during office hours (M-F, 8-10:00 a.m. and 12-1 p.m) if you have any questions regarding building or remodeling projects.

Click here for information on building permits, property lines, fences, sheds and more!


Used Oil Filters & Absorbents Landfill Ban

2009 Wisconsin Act 86 bans the disposal of used oil filters and absorbents in Wisconsin landfills as of January 1, 2011.

Who Does the Landfill Ban Apply To?

  • The ban applies to everyone in the state, including individuals, homeowners, farmers, businesses, commercial & industrial facilities, educational institutions and municipalities.

What Does the Ban Cover? Click here for more info.


Radon Home Test Kits Available

at Menasha Health Department

Follow link for more information on radon and how to obtain a Radon Home Test Kit.