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Name: Justin Nickels
Date registered: August 20, 2012

Latest posts

  1. 2016 Budget SURPLUS — March 28, 2017
  2. Experience — March 10, 2017
  3. The Future of Your City | Part 6 — March 9, 2017
  4. Kerry/Red Arrow Plans to Invest in Manitowoc — March 8, 2017
  5. Absentee Ballot Voting Information — March 7, 2017

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Feb 15

Low Utility Rates in Manitowoc

Did you know that your electric rates have decreased 3% since Jan. 1st, 2009 and that your water rates are the 2nd lowest of major cities in the entire state? Electric rates were reduced at the beginning of 2017 for the third straight time since I was first elected Mayor.   As a member of …

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Feb 15


The Common Council unanimously approved a demolition contractor for the Mirro building on Monday, Feb. 13th. The winning contractor is Brandenburg Industrial Services out of Chicago, IL (major corporation that specializes in demolition, they are currently doing some work in Green Bay). The contract states that the building must be demolished to grade between March …

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Feb 14

The Future of Your City | Part 2

The Future of Your City | Part 2 of 9   Thank you for tuning in today.   For the second episode I would like to reflect on my past 8 years as Mayor and 4 years on the Common Council and focus on the accomplishments we’ve made so you can determine if my resume …

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Feb 03

The Future of Your City | Part 1

The Future of Your City Part 1 of 9 – Thank you for tuning in today.   I’m Justin Nickels, the Mayor of the City of Manitowoc.   Over the next 9 weeks I will be sharing my vision for the future of our community with these 5 minute radio ads. I’ll review how we …

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Jan 27

Manitowoc business gets $3M for harbor work

MANITOWOC – Local transloading business 1311 Spring LLC was awarded a $3 million grant to develop 520 feet of Manitowoc River shoreline by constructing a new dockwall and dredging 9,000 cubic yards of sediment. Peter Allie, co-owner of 1311 Spring LLC, said: “This means that we can create some jobs here and have a working harbor. Companies …

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Dec 12

Nickels Announces Intent to Re-Open Library on Thursdays in 2018 Budget

Over the next few weeks I will be rolling out several plans or proposals that I will implement if I am fortunate enough to earn your vote for a third term on April 4th, 2017.   Through steadfast leadership and strict budgeting, we have balanced the city budget, cut the overall debt by $26 million …

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Dec 01

Nickels Announces Brennan Seehafer as Campaign Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 1, 2016   Manitowoc Mayor Justin M. Nickels announced today that Brennan Seehafer will serve as his Campaign Manager for the April 2017 Mayoral Election.   Born and raised in Manitowoc, Seehafer owns and operates Brennan Seehafer Productions, which is a national concert promotions company that has produced a number of …

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Nov 28

2017 Budget Passes 8-1

Brey: 2017 city budget ‘a way to the future’ 2017 Budget Passes 8-1

May 26

Nickels Announces Re-Election Bid

Media Announcement 5-27-16   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Manitowoc Mayor Justin M. Nickels, currently serving in his second-term as Mayor of the City of Manitowoc, announced on Friday, May 27th, 2016 that he will seek a third term as Mayor of Manitowoc.   Nomination papers will be circulated in December 2016 with a General Election …

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May 23

2016 City of Manitowoc Budget

View the 2016 City of Manitowoc Budget here:

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