Village and Town of Somers

Street Address
7511 – 12th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144

 

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 197
Somers, WI 53171

 

(262) 859-2822 Tel.
(262) 859-2331 Fax

 

Hours

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Monday - Friday
 

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News & Events

911 service adds texting

Kenosha County Joint Services just announced that cell phone users in the county will now be able to text 911. The new service will be beneficial to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. 

When using the service, officials ask that you include your location (full address if possible) as dispatch is not able to pinpoint your exact location, and the nature of your emergency.

There is no guarantee that your text message will be delivered as intended. If it was transmitted successfully, the sender should receive an automated return message confirming delivery. 

Tax Audit released

When the village of Somers adopted its 2019 budget, it needed to fund additional first responder services. The board approved the increase to the budget to be paid through increase revenue from new construction. That would have resulted in additional services with no increase in taxes to residents. 

Road Closure June 26

Alford Park Drive will be closed near Carthage College from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26, 2019 to accommodate the funeral procession for Racine Police Officer John Hetland. Traffic will be diverted onto the Sheridan Road truck route, with Law Enforcement from Kenosha County and the City of Kenosha providing traffic control. 

For a map of the closure, click here

The funeral will take place at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

June Newsletter

The new newsletter for the Village and Town of Somers is in the mail.
You can also access it and past newsletters online at this link.

 

Garbage collection vendor sought

The Village and Town of Somers is requesting proposals from qualified contractors for a five-year agreement for garbage collection, bi-weekly recyclables collection and providing dumpsters at the yard waste drop off.

Contractors interested in submitting their bid can find the full application by clicking here.

Memorial Day closure

In observance of Memorial Day, the Village/Town Hall will be closed on May 27.
 

Sheridan Rd. Storm Sewer Project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has made more documents available about the storm sewer project along the lakefront. See the updated article here.

Fire study is released

The Wisconsin Policy Forum released its year-long fire study of the Somers, Bristol and Paris fire departments.
Read more about it here.

Storm Sewer Repair Project update

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has made videos available of the lakefront locations where storm sewer repairs will take place.
More information is available here.

Elections

Don't forget to vote April 30.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Polling places are locates at the Somers VillageTown Hall on Highway E and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Sports Center on Highway JR.

All polling places are handicap accessible.

You can find sample ballots here.

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