lake geneva utility commission
The Lake Geneva Utility Commission operates under the general control of the Common Council as granted by City Ordinance, while the entire charge and management of the Water and Wastewater Utilities is provided by the Utility Commission. The Utility Commission consists of the Mayor, two alderpersons, the City Administrator and three citizen representatives appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council.
Dennis Lyon – President
Mayor Charlene Klein
Ald. Rich Hedlund
Ald. Ken Howell
City Administrator David Nord
Commissioner Bill Binn
Commissioner Brett Stanczak
The Utility Commission employs a full-time staff of 12 that handles the operations and maintenance, capital projects, billing, and administration duties of Lake Geneva’s drinking water and wastewater systems; serving a customer base of approximately 4,800 accounts.
The municipal drinking water system is a DNR registered public water supply and is regulated by the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. Operations within the water system average 1.3 million gallons per day, peaking at roughly 2.5 million gallons per day during the summer.
The wastewater collection system and treatment operations are regulated through the DNR administrative code and the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit issued to the treatment plant. The wastewater utility collects and treats an annual average of 1.3 million gallons per day.