New Resident's Guide

Welcome to Milton.  We are glad you chose to make Milton your home.  Below is a list of items and issues that you may be wondering about right now as you become settled in your new home or apartment.  Hopefully this information will help you quickly become comfortable in your new settings.  If the information you are looking for is not on this page, try checking our  the City FAQ database or contact the City Hall 608-868-6900.

 Quick Browse

Churches

Local News Sources

School District & School Locations

City Maps

Looking for a Job?

Student Registration

Civic Organizations

Milton Area Business / Industry

Telephone (Local / Long Distance)

Events Calendar

City of Milton

Television (Cable & Satelite)

Gas & Electric Company

Phone Books

Warning Siren System

Important Phone Numbers

Post Office Location & Hours

Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection

Internet Options

Public Access Television

Water & Sewer Utilities

Library / Getting a Library Card

Recreation Programs

Winter Parking Rules / Snow Emergencies

 

Churches

Weekly the Milton Courier Newspaper prints a listing of places to worship or check .here.

City Maps

Click on this link to view various City maps and directions to City facilities.

Civic Organizations

Click here for contact information for Civic organizations in Milton

Gas & Electric Company 

Alliant Energy is provides electrical and natural gas service to properties in the City of Milton.  They may be contacted at 1-800-862-6222 
Milton Propane, at 3992 E. Vincent St., is a local propane dealer. They may be contacted at 608- 868-2874.
Rock Energy at 2815 Kennedy Road, Janesville WI. They may be contacted at 608-752-4550.

Important Phone Numbers

EMERGENCY - 911
Milton City Hall -608- 868-6900
Milton Police Department - 608-868-6910
Milton Department of Public Works - 608-868-6914
Milton Public Library - 608-868-7462
Milton-Milton Township Fire Department and EMS - 608-868-2842
Rock County Non-Emergency - 608-757-2244
Poison Control - 1-800-222-1222 - www.aapcc.org/
Diggers Hotline - 1-800-242-8511 - www.diggershotline.com/

Internet Options

Spectrum.  Call 833-941-0121
CenturyLink.  Call 800-201-4099 
Direct TV Internet Service 1-877-373-9168 Direct TV Internet & TV web site
**Other various options are available for residential and business Internet service in Milton, including cable, DSL, ISDN services  Check the local yellow pages for further information.

Library / Getting a Library Card

The Milton Public Library is located at 430 E. High St.  608-868-7462.  Click here to view the Library's website.  To get a library card, bring your driver's license or a piece of official mail with your current address. If you are age 16 or under, you need a parent or guardian to sign the form for you.  Library cards are issued at no charge.

Local News Sources

The Milton Courier is a local weekly newspaper and serves as Milton's official newspaper. The weekly paper is available at local newstands on Wednesday evenings.  (608) 868-2442
The Janesville Gazette, located in Janesville, is a daily regional newspaper. Website access may require on-line registration.  (608) 754-3311
WCLO / WJVL offers regional radio news.  This is the best source for school closing information. The station is located in Janseville at 1 S. Parker Place. (608) 752-7895

Looking for a Job?

The best source for local jobs would be the area newspapers, including the Milton Courier and Janesville Gazette
Another resource would be the Rock County Job Center.  The Rock County Job Center provides resources to assist the community in enhancing the quality of the workforce.  A wide range of education, employment, training and supportive services are available at one convenient location. The Job Center is recognized by the United States Department of Labor as a "model" job center and has received recognition as the "#1 One Stop in the Nation". The Job Center is located at 1900 Center Avenue in Janesville.  (608) 741-3400
Jobs in Rock County post local employment opportunities as well.

Milton Area Business / Industry

Questions about business and industry development can be directed to  the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber can be reached at (608)868-6222.
MACC maintains a database of members, which is a good resource for locating area businesses.

Phone Books

Century Link provides phone book annually to all postal customers.  If you need a phone book, CenturyLink may be contacted at 1-800-201-4099. CenturyLink's local office is located at 101 Hilltop Drive (near the post office).

Post Office Location

The Milton Post Office is located at 150 Hilltop Drive.  608- 868-7742

Recreation Programs

Their of many youth sports opportunities within the City of Milton. The School District of Milton or private groups run most of the  youth leagues. Contact the school district at 608-868-9200 for further information.  
Some youth sports programs are operated by private leagues. Click on the links below for more details on each league:

Milton Youth Soccer Association
Milton Youth Football Association
Milton Monster Youth Wrestling
Milton Aces Youth Volleyball
Milton Youth Basketball Association

The contact for the Adult Milton Softball Association is Derek Davis at 608-868-7186.
The Milton High School hosts the Milton Swim Program. Call at 608-868-9565 for more details.

School District & School Locations

Milton School District Central Office, 448 E. High St. Milton, 608-868-9200
Milton High School, 114 W. High Street, 608-868-9300
Milton Middle School, 20 E. Madison Avenue, 608-868-9350
Milton Northside Intermediate School, 159 Northside Drive, 608-868-9280
Milton East Elementary, 725 Greenman Street, 608-868-9380
Milton West Elementary, 825 W. Madison Avenue, 608-868-9230
Milton Harmony School 4243 E. Rotamer Road, 608-868-9230
Consolidated Elementary, 4838 Cty. F, 608-752-3107

Student Registration

The City of Milton is served by the Milton Area School District (which also serves area townships and northern portions of the City of Janseville).  The District's central office is located at 448 E. High St. Milton WI The District offices can be reached at 868-9200 or at http://www.milton.k12.wi.us/district/index.cfm 
Listed below are several forms that new residents might find useful in enrolling children into the District.  Questions should be directed to the Milton Area School District.

Milton Area School District Enrollment Instruction

Telephone (Local / Long Distance)

Spectrum
"Land line" telephone service is provided by  CenturyLink 800-201-4099 

Television (Cable & Satellite)

Spectrum
Direct TV & Internet Service 1-877-373-9168 

Warning Siren System

Several warning sirens are located around the City to alarm residents of emergencies and severe weather. The sirens are operated by the Rock County Sheriff's Department. The sirens are tested by Rock County April through October, the first Wednesday of each month at 12:05 p.m. Prior to conducting a test, the Sheriff's Department issues a notification over the local radio stations and also informs local police departments. If there is a chance of severe weather in the area on a day that a test is scheduled, then the testing is cancelled for that particular day.

Refuse and Recycling Collection

Refuse and recycling is collected by Johns Disposal. Refuse is every Wednesday of the month and recycling is every other Wednesday of the month.
If you have built a new house and would like to request a recycling bin, please contact Milton City Hall at (608) 868-6900 ext. 1. Established residents have the recycling bin already on site and do not need to call City Hall to request service.
Johns Disposal can be reached by calling the customer service line at 1-888-473-4701.

Water & Sewer Utilities 

The City of Milton operates the Water and Sewer Utilities. Bills are mailed bi-monthly.  If you recently purchased a home in Milton, typically the title company will contact the City to provide all of the necessary billing information.  If you moved in to an apartment, you will want to talk to your landlord about who is responsible for contacting the City.
During normal weekday hours, please direct calls to 868-6900 ext. 1. For evenings, weekends, and holidays emergency contact the Rock County Sheriff Department at 608-757-2244.

Winter Parking Rules / Snow Emergencies

Parking during and after snow storms is regulated by City Ordinance and can be found in Section 70-155 – Traffic Code. According to City Ordinance, no person shall park or leave standing any vehicle on any street or municipal parking lot in the City of Milton after a snowfall of 1 ½ inches in depth until after the snow from such street or parking lot has been removed or plowed to the curb line..