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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Welcome to Somers!

Sheridan Rd. Storm Sewer Project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has made more docuemnts available about the storm sewer projec talong 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.

Open Burning

Open burning is permitted in the Village and Town of Somers April 15 to May 15 in the Spring and Oct. 15 to Nov. 30.
Residents are expected to follow saftety procedures and following ordinance 5.115 addressing open burning.
A quick reference quide has been created by the Somers Fire Department. 

Water Safety

In celebration of May being National Water Safety Awarness Month, the Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition is holding safety demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday May 11 at the lakefront just north of HarborMarket.
Opening ceremonies will be at 10 a.m. and free life-jackets will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Demonstrations include: 

Highway H Closure

The Kenosha County Division of Highways has closed Highway H from Highway A (Seventh Street) to Highway KR (First Street) until the evening of Friday April 19, 2019 for emergency pavement repair.

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How to Get Correct Information

The roadway project relating to Foxconn is FAST PACED and complicated.  We highly recommend that Somers residents and businesses go directly to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website links below for CURRENT, OFFICIAL, and CORRECT information.  Projects have the potential to change quickly and the changes will be reflected in the news shown on the links below. The links below are the same place where Kenosha County and all Village and Town municipalities obtain their updates.

 

WISCONN VALLEY E-NEWSLETTERS

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Southeastern Wisconsin Housing Summit September 12, 2018

Click here for details.

 

PUBLIC UPDATE MEETINGS

Monthly public update meetings are held at the Mt. Pleasant Village Hall.  Click here for dates.
 

 

 ALL I-94 NEWS

I-94 North-South Freeway Southeast Project News.  This link is the BEST LINK to find CURRENT information about travel times, traffic closures, detours, maps relating to I-94.  There is an opportunity to sign up for email updates and we encourage Somers residents to take advantage of this communication service.

 

 I-94 Late Summer-Fall 2018 "Get Around Guide"

 

 
LOCAL ROAD NEWS – SOMERS

Development Roads (Foxconn).  This link is the BEST LINK to find CURRENT information about the overview of local road projects (Highways A, E, H, and KR), news, maps, traffic closures, new traffic patterns, etc.

 

Highway KR – Phase I

  • Phase I relates to Highway KR road work from I-94 east to Highway H
  • Utilities:  Communications, Electric, Gas, Sanitary, Water
    • Utility construction work will take place on the Racine County side of Highway KR
    • Work will be done in conjunction with road construction
    • There will be traffic issues.  Patience will be required.

 

 

Highway KR – Phase II

  • Phase II relates to Highway KR road work between Highway H and Highway 31
**SPECIAL NOTE to residents and businesses who own property impacted by Phase II, especially those who may be impacted by railroad overpasses
  • This area is currently in the “design” phase
  • 60% of the preliminary design planning is expected to be completed by November 1, 2018
  • Phase II construction is expected to begin 2021
  • Property owners are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to voice their concerns and ask questions relating to their specific parcel NOW.
  • The contact at Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the PLANNING AND DESIGN is Steve Hoff, Project Manager.  Contact him at 262-548-6718 or steve.hoff@dot.wi.gov.  Questions may also be directed to Cynthia L. DeVor (consultant to the DOT) at 262-510-8901 or cynthia@devorpr.com

 

 

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES-WISCONSIN FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY GROUP DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

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