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



8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Monday - Friday

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Board of Appeals - Village

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Five (5) members and two (2) alternates, all of whom must reside within the Village, are appointed by the Village President and confirmed by the Village Board of Trustees.


Barnes, David
Term ends: December, 2017


2 vacancies


Purpose of Board of Appeals

The Village of Somers has established a Board of Appeals Ordinance 1.17 for the purpose of hearing and deciding appeals and applications for variances from the provisions of the Village Land Use Ordinances which are in harmony with the purpose and intent of that Ordinance.



The Board of Appeals meets on an as needed basis, subject to an appointment for variances filed with the Village of Somers Clerk-Treasurer.


The Board of Appeals Agendas are provided to:

  • Kenosha News
  • WLIP Kenosha Radio Station
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Posted on the website
  • Somers Post Office Public Bulletin Board in Lobby Entrance
  • Somers Fire Station No. 2 located at 818-12th Street (Highway E)
  • The Agenda is also available at the Auditorium door prior to the meeting.  Items listed will be considered at the meeting.  The public is invited to comment during the Citizen Comments portion of the meeting, and at any public hearing listed on the Agenda.


Two Step Process

  • Complete Application for variance at Kenosha County.
  • Provide Village of Somers with a copy of the Kenosha County Application for variance.
  • Make payment of $350.00 fee (effective August 2013) to the Village of Somers.
  • Hearing with Village of Somers Board of Appeals will be scheduled.
  • The Village of Somers Clerk-Treasurer will forward a copy of the hearing results to the County of Kenosha.



For more information about the Board of Appeals process, please contact Tim Kitzman, Somers Clerk-Treasurer at 262-859-2822 or


BIDS and RFP’s

2018 Paving Project Program
Sealed bid deadline is April 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM


HVAC and/or Electrical Service Maintenance Contract
Sealed bid deadline is April 16, 2018 at 2 p.m.


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