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Village Meetings Scheduled for November

11/1    Library Board at Kohler Library                12:30 pm
11/13  Property Committee                                   4:30 pm
11/13  Finance Committee                                    5:00 pm
11/9    Village Board and Planning Commission   4:30 pm
11/20  Village Board                                              5:30 pm

All meetings are held at Kohler Village Hall, 319 Highland Drive, unless otherwise indicated.

Nomination Papers for Spring Election

Friday, December 1, 2017, is the first day to circulate nomination papers for the 2018 Spring Election. Nomination papers are available at the Village Offices during regular business hours or on-line at The due date for filing nomination papers is Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 5:00 pm. All terms begin on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, and are for two years. The following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed:

Village Trustee – John Ewert
Village Trustee – Bruce Nowak
Village Trustee – John Winter

If you have any questions regarding nomination papers, please contact the Village Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 920-459-3873 or email The Spring Primary, if needed, will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, and the Spring Election will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Village Office Hours

The Village Office will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Regular office hours are Monday–Friday, 7:30 am–4:00 pm.


Gunlocks: With gun deer hunting season right around the corner, the Kohler Police Department is reminding all those with firearms to use caution when handling firearms. Also, the Kohler Police Department continues to supply Masterlock trigger locks for all residents that want one. One free gunlock can be obtained from the police department just by stopping in. For those who have already obtained one in 2017, another can be obtained starting in 2018. In addition to the Masterlock trigger locks provided by the Kohler Police Department, a federal program, Project Childsafe continues to have locks available at the police department, while supplies last. These locks are the cable lock variety and anyone may request up to three of those for their guns too.



The main parking lot of the American Club will be renovated in early 2018. This renovation will prevent normal guest access of off Highland Drive. As such, starting in October, a temporary guest entrance will be created on Church Street on the west side of the American Club. Please drive safely during construction.


If you are considering installing a fence, please be reminded of the following process. The home owner needs to obtain a property survey, a copy of your deed, pictures of the areas impacted by the fence, fence specifications, a site plan and a cover letter explaining the scope of the project. This information is submitted to Kohler Co. for approval. Once approved by Kohler Co., the Village’s Planning Commission needs to review and approve as well. This process may take up to 3 months.


Leaf collection has started and will continue until December 1st. Leaves should be raked into the street along the curb in three-foot (3’) wide rows. No grass clippings, sticks, or other garden debris is allowed. The Public Works Department follows a schedule for leaf collection. Each week, the collection starts on the south end of the Village where the trees are more mature and produce more leaves. The route continues to the west and north sections of the Village. During the last part of October and early part of November we may only be able to get through the Village once a week due to the heavy leaf fall.


As a reminder, brush (tree branches) must be neatly piled in four-foot lengths. The maximum diameter is six inches. No brush with thorns will be picked up. Thorny material must be cut up and put in the cart with the green lid. Brush not complying will be tagged and not picked up.

On October 31st and November 7th, special Yard Waste collections will be held. After the green Yard Waste Cart is full, yard waste may be put into additional containers for collection. Place these containers on the curb adjacent to the standard containers.

Yard Waste (green lid container) pickup will discontinue on December 5th.  It will recommence in the spring.


Residents looking for landscape mulch are encouraged to call the Public Works Department at 459-3881. Mulch will be delivered to your home for $10/Cubic Yard.  Deliveries will be on Fridays only.


Activities in November

11/2 & 11/16 Painting class 1:30pm
11/3 Kinesio Taping 10:30am
11/7 Card Making 1:00pm
11/10 Insurance Solutions 11:30am, No regular Friday Lunch
11/10 Mystery Dinner 5pm at Experiential Learning Center
11/14 Jewelry Making Class 10:00am
11/16 Diabetic Cooking Class 10:30am

To register or for more information, stop at Village Hall, call 920-459-3873 or email All classes are held at Village Hall unless otherwise indicated.

Fridays lunch at Village Hall 11:30 am, cost $4

To register for lunch stop at Village Hall, call 920-459-3873 or email by Wednesday.

Exercise Classes

Classes are held at Village Hall. No pre-registration required. Classes are $4 for members or $5 for non-members.

Mondays Chinese Yoga 10:30am

Wednesdays Chair Yoga 8:15am

Wednesdays Tai Chi 4:00pm

Walkers Club

Tuesdays/Thursdays Walkers Club 8:00am at school track (Inclement weather meet in Village Gym 7:30am). No pre-registration required. No fee.

Pickle Ball

Wednesdays at the Kohler School Gym at 7:00pm. No pre-registration required. Members are free, non-members are $1. In November Pickle Ball will be moving indoors to the gym.

Water Aerobics at the Pool

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7:00am
Mondays 6:00pm
Thursdays 8:30am


Hours of Operation for November, 2017

Monday through Friday 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday, November 17 Open 12:30 – 5:00 pm (no school)
Wednesday, November 22 Open 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm (early release)
Closed November 23, 24, 25 & 26 for Thanksgiving


Located on School Street, Door 19, right next to the Pool


Need a quick snack after school or before practice?
Need a place to unwind?
Need a place to hang out and get some homework done?
Need a quick and easy dinner?  

Here to help at the Kohler Youth Center, we offer after school snacks, after school unwind time and a place to meet your friends.



WHO: Middle and High School Students (grades 6-12)
WHAT: Thanksgiving Party Lock-In (Middle and High School)
WHEN: Saturday, November 18, 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
WHY: Let’s help stock the shelves of a local food pantry and make sure that no one goes hungry this Thanksgiving.

Bring a nonperishable food item as your admission ticket

Open Gym, Glow in the Dark Swim, Music, Food & Fun

REMINDER: This lock-in is your last opportunity to swim for the season – pool is closed after tonight!!!


WHO: Middle and High School Students (grades 6-12)

WHAT: Holiday Party and Lock-In (Middle and High School)

WHEN: Saturday, December 16, 2017; 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

WHY: Let’s enjoy this holiday season with a get-together that includes the white elephant gift exchange, music, open gym, fun.

Save the date: Join us for the Winter Lock-In February 17, 2018:   7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Middle and High School Event


Attention Parents and Students, Looking for a great venue to hold your next kid friendly event, get-together, or birthday party . . .?

Remember:   The Youth Center is available for rent!

Contact Rhonda Holland @ 920-207-6537 for more information.

The Youth Center can be found on Facebook and Snapchat.

LIKE: “Kohler Youth Center” on Facebook

ADD: @kohleruthcenter on Snapchat

Check out our website too:

Remember, the Youth Center begins with YOU!  / See you soon.

This Month’s Menu Highlight:

Pizza Pocket:  $1.50

Mom’s Mobile Meal chicken tender:  $2.00

Mozzarella Sticks:  $1.50

Warm or Iced Specialty Coffee:   $2.00


The Village Board approved the following items during their September 18 meeting:

Denied request for variance to the right of way at 685 Treehouse Parkway.

Proposal from Ehlers, Inc. to complete a Financial Management plan, cost $15,000.

Appoint John Ewert and Kristine Strange to the Village Board.

August 2017 Revenue & Expense reports, bank reconciliation and journal entries.

Hire full-time Public Works Employee position.

Resignation of Dietmar Wohlgemuth from Plan Commission and Board of Review.

Appoint David Warner to Plan Commission and Board of Review.

Sheboygan County Sales Tax Revenue-Sharing for Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance 2018 Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement.


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