Taxi Drivers & Lead Driver/Supervisor Wanted

MTI Transit LLC is seeking responsible and reliable professional drivers focused on customer satisfaction and safety. Drivers will receive ride requests via company software and execute exceptional service from pick-up to drop-off. Drivers will be trained on the advanced technologies of our dispatch software. Drivers must demonstrate exceptional abilities to manage the road, and communications between customers and Black River Falls Taxi. Our drivers must display actively listening, courtesy, professionalism, and offering positive resolutions for customer transportation needs. Company drivers are required to demonstrate remarkable vehicle cleanliness. Drivers will be rated by customer feedback and evaluations in all aspects of service performance. Professional drivers will be asked to work within business, including weekdays and weekend shift work. Drivers must remain undistracted while transporting passengers.

In addition to PT driving duties the Driver Supervisor will be responsible for basic driver accountability and cash handling/bank deposits. As well as training of new drivers along with other supervisory tasks.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips


  • Driving: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Apply for Driver Positions now at:

Apply for Lead Driver / Supervisor position now at:

Or email your resume to:


Black River Falls Municipal Utilities (BRFMU) will begin moving into their new facility at 349 South McKinley Street (behind Wal Mart) on Monday November 15 th. Therefore, the Utility office will be closed to the public on Monday November 15th and Tuesday November 16th.


BRFMU staff anticipates that it will take two (2) days to move the office staff into the new building and ensure all business IT and phone systems are functioning properly. The phone service will be interrupted for the majority of the two (2) day closure. Staff will begin answering phones as soon as possible, however, customers should plan accordingly.


Beginning November 15th, the Utility is encouraging customers to use the new payment drop box available next to the parking lot in front of the new operations center. The drop box at 119 N. Water Street will be remain available for dropping off payments through Sunday November 21 st. All payments received at the drop box (119 N. Water St.) will be collected on Monday November 22nd and the drop box will be closed in and no longer available for use.


Customers may use the drop boxes at both locations beginning November 15. However, payments will not be posted to customer accounts during the closure.

The Utility office will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday November 17th. Normal office business hours will remain 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

BRFMU appreciates everyone’s cooperation and patience during this transition.


S.C. Swiderski Homes officially closed on 5 resdiential lots in Lalapalooza Estates and are excited to bring 5 new construction homes to the Lallapalooza Subdivision in Black River Falls this year!

S.C. Swiderski Homes is a residential home builder that operates throughout the state of Wisconsin bringing single family housing options to communities. Each of their homes is specially designed and built by SCS Construction.

Stay tuned for more updates on this project!

Follow them on Facebook at

#scshomes #newconstruction #blackriverfalls #lallapalooza #homesweethome




Come cool off at the Hoffman Aquatic Center all summer long!!

Due to the nationwide lifeguard shortage, Hoffman Aquatic Center will use a slightly modified schedule, and on occasion, may close off certain sections of the pool.  These steps are necessary to create the safest possible swimming environment for the community.


Monday & Tuesdays               12pm-6pm

Wednesdays                             12pm-4pm

Thursday – Sunday                 12pm-6pm

Daily Admission

Youth                                      $4

Adult                                       $5

Season Pass

Family                                     Resident $150             Non-Resident $200

Adult                                       Resident $60               Non-Resident $90

Youth                                      Resident $40               Non-Resident $60


Black River Falls Parks and Recreation will continue to recruit and train lifeguards to minimize inconveniences and maximize safety.  If there are questions, patrons should contact the Black River Falls Parks and Recreation Department at (715) 284-9246.


The City of Black River Falls is now accepting applications to fill current part-time police officer vacancies. The department will also be building a 12-month eligibility list.

Responsibilities include working in partnership with the community to prevent crime, solve problems, and enhance the quality of life for the citizens. Duties include patrol, enforcing laws, maintaining public peace, and protection of life and property.

Job Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen; minimum age – 18; hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record; be in good physical condition; be eligible for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; possess 60 college credits in a related field; be able to possess a firearm; have no felony convictions or domestic abuse convictions; vision correctable to 20/20; possess good verbal and written communication skills; ability to react quickly and effectively to stressful situations; able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; ability to perform essential functions of this position; ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment.

Wage is dependent on qualifications.  Part-time starts at $18.14 per hour.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and a completed copy of the DJ-LE-330 form.

Applications will be accepted until July 23rd at 4:00 p.m.

Applications can be submitted to Chief Jeremy Isensee, Black River Falls Police Department, 101 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls, WI 54615.

The City of Black River Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Outstanding Safety Practices Earn Local Utilities National Recognition

Local utilities are being recognized for earning a Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices. Presented by the American Public Power Association (APPA), 19 of WPPI Energy’s member-owners received the award for their 2020 safety performance.

“This award demonstrates the strong commitment these utilities have to keeping their lineworkers safe,” said Chris Chartier, director of distribution services for WPPI Energy. “This work can be dangerous, and the number one goal for utilities is making sure staff get home safely to their family at the end of the day.”

Congratulations to the following utilities:

  • Black River Falls Municipal Electric & Water Utilities
  • Brodhead Water & Light
  • Columbus Water & Light
  • Evansville Water & Light Dept.
  • Independence Light & Power
  • Lodi Municipal Light & Water Utility
  • Menasha Utilities
  • Muscoda Utilities
  • New Richmond City Utilities
  • Oconomowoc Utilities
  • Plymouth Utilities
  • Prairie du Sac Electric Department
  • Reedsburg Utility Commission
  • City Utilities of Richland Center
  • Sturgeon Bay Utilities
  • Sun Prairie Utilities
  • Waunakee Utilities
  • Waupun Utilities
  • Whitehall Municipal Electric Utility

Across the nation, there were 329 utilities who entered the Safety Awards, which have been held annually for 65 years. Entrants were judged by their incidence rate, which is based on the number of work-related reportable injuries or illnesses and the number of worker-hours during 2020, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

“Utilities that receive an APPA Safety Award have demonstrated that they have made the health and safety of their employees a core value,” said Brandon Wylie, Chair of APPA’s Safety Committee and Director of Training & Safety at Electric Cities of Georgia. “Designing and maintaining a top-notch utility safety program takes a lot of hard work and commitment. These utilities and their communities should be very proud.”


Sealed bids for sidewalk repair projects in the City of Black River Falls will be received by the City of Black River Falls Public Works Department, 101 Second Street,  Black River Falls, WI 54615 (Telephone: 715-284-2315) until 10:00 am Tuesday June 15, 2021 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Bid specifications and bid requirements for this project will be available on our website at , at City Hall located at 101 South Second Street, Black River Falls WI, or emailed upon request. Sealed bids shall be labeled “2021 Sidewalk Projects”.

In accordance with Wis. Stat. 62.15(3) all bids must be accompanied by a certified check or a bid bond equal to 10 percent of the bid payable to the City of Black River Falls (the “City”) as a guaranty that if the bid is accepted the bidder will execute and file the proper contract and bond within the time limited by the City. If the successful bidder so files the contract and bond, upon the execution of the contract by the City the check shall be returned. In case the successful bidder fails to file such contract and bond the amount of the check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the City as liquidated damages.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the City of Black River Falls.


On March 20, 2021, the Hiring Committee for the City of Black River Falls selected Chad Duerkop as the new Parks & Recreation Director for the City of Black River Falls.  Duerkop has been employed with Eau Claire Parks, Recreation, & Forestry since 2005 as the Program and Facility Supervisor.  He has 22 years of parks & recreation experience previously serving 5 years as Recreation Supervisor for the City of Bloomington, MN and 2 years as Parks & Recreation Director for the City of Waukon, IA.  Duerkop earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration – Parks & Recreation Emphasis from Winona State University.  The City’s Hiring Committee received 52 applications and interviewed eight (8) candidates for the position.  Duerkop is expected to begin his tenure as Parks & Recreation Director for the City of Black River Falls on April 19, 2021 pending standard pre-employment screenings and exams.


Garbage collection for the Memorial Day holiday will be as follows:

Monday, May 31st will be collected on Tuesday, June 1st.

All other routes will remain the same.

The City appreciates your cooperation during these holiday weeks.

Reminder to all residents, please blow your grass into your lawn and not in the streets as it plugs our storm basins.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the City of Black River Falls will meet on June 1, 2021 at 5:45 P.M. at City Hall, 101 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls, WI to adjourn to Board of Review Meeting on June 30, 2021 from 9:00 A.M. to at least 11:00 A.M. at City Hall, 101 S. 2nd Street, Black River Falls, WI.

Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review:

  1. No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review, to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the assessor to view such property.
  1. After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to, a member of the Board about the person’s objection except at a session of the Board.
  1. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under sub. (3) (a), that person provides to the clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under sub. (6m) and if so which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.
  1. When appearing before the Board, the person shall specify, in writing, the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate.
  1. No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or object to a valuation if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method, unless the person supplies to the assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Assessor’s manual under s. 73.03 (2a) of Wis. Statutes, that the assessor requests. The City of Black River Falls has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exceptions for persons using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court.  The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats., the assessment roll for the 2021 assessment year will be open for examination starting June 23, 2021. Due to COVID-19, OPEN BOOK sessions for informal talks with the City Assessor and to file written objections will be conducted by phone. If you would like to set up a phone appointment, please contact Bowmar Appraisal, Inc. at (715) 835-1141 during regular business hours (M-F, 8:30-4:30) no later than 3 days prior to the Board of Review. The 2021 assessment roll, instructional information, and objection forms will be made available. These documents will assist with scheduling a hearing before the Board of Review. Keep in mind that objection forms must be filed with the clerk of the Board of Review at least 48 hours before the Board of Review is conducted unless the Board of Review chooses to waive this requirement.

Alex B. Chown, City Clerk – City of Black River Falls

This Notice is hereby posted at the following locations in the City on the 10th day of May 2021:

  1. Front Door – City Hall
  2. Black River Falls Public Library
  3. Jackson County Court House
  4. S. Post Office
  5. City of Black River Falls website: