State of the City

Annually, Mayor Paul Esser delivers his State of the City (SOTC) address, where he shares his traditional budget breakdown as it relates to your tax bill and highlights the upcoming budget year. 

There will be several opportunities to participate:

Optimist ClubFebruary 2, 2022 at 12:00pmPrairie Lanes
Chamber of CommerceFebruary 17, 2022 at 8:30amCommunity Room at Sun Prairie Public Library
Rotary Club February 22, 2022 at 7:30amColonial Club
Colonial ClubFebruary 24, 2022 at 10:30amColonial Club (NOTE: New date and time)

At the conclusion of the presentations, we will have a Special State of the City: Community Conversations airing on February 24th at 7pm on KSUN. For the third year in a row, this year’s SOTC will feature guest speakers. This year's theme is building community and resiliency. Joining the Mayor the city's Communications and Diversity Strategist Jake King, our guest speakers will be:

  • Kristin Grissom, Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director
  • Scott Semroc, Sustainability Coordinator
  • Alexander Brown, Transportation Coordinator