Outdoor Warning System-Siren Testing – July 11, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

Advisory: NEWS RELEASE: Outdoor Warning System: Siren Testing – Postponed until July 11, 2018

Contact Person: Sergeant Shena Kohler (608) 758-8440
Date : 07/02/2018

The testing of the Outdoor Warning Siren System will be postponed until Wednesday, July 11 at 12:05 pm. The test signal will be 1 – 2 minutes in duration. Please tune in to your local radio stations or weather radios for all weather related information and instructions when the sirens are sounded.

In the event of an actual tornado warning, the sirens sound steadily for three to five minutes. This lengthy alert tone will indicate that citizens should immediately take shelter and tune in to local broadcasting stations or weather radios for further information.

Test Signal vs. Tornado Warning
· Test Signal: Steady tone lasting 1 – 2 minutes
· Tornado Warning: Steady tone lasting 3 – 5 minutes

Citizens are reminded that they should not call the Rock County 911 Communications Center or local radio stations for weather information. If cit izens find that the siren in their area is not working properly, please contact the Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau at 608-758-8440. For further information on the Outdoor Warning System, please visit http://www.co.rock.wi.us/emergency-management-alerts-warnin….

ROBERT D. SPODEN
SHERIFF
By: Sgt. Shena Kohler #11519
Emergency Management

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News Release from WI DOT – Long term ramp closure near Edgerton

News Release

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Southwest  Region       111 Interstate Blvd.     Edgerton, WI 53534

July 2, 2018

For more information, contact:

Steven Theisen, WisDOT Project Communications Manager

(608) 884-1230, [email protected]

 

Long-term ramp closure from WIS 59 to I-39/90 southbound near Edgerton

Signed detour route: I-39/90 northbound to WIS 73/US 51 interchange then travel south

 

Starting Monday (July 9), the WIS 59 ramp to I-39/90 southbound, near Edgerton and Newville, will be closed for approximately three weeks. Crews will construct the permanent configuration for this entrance ramp. Motorists are required to use alternate routes, such as the signed detour route of I-39/90 northbound to the WIS 73/US 51 interchange (Exit 160) to turn around and travel south on the Interstate.

 

All other ramps at the WIS 59 interchange (Exit 163) will remain open.

 

This work and closure is weather dependent and subject to change, and may be rescheduled to start late next week. Motorists are reminded to pay attention, do not tailgate and drive with caution through all work zones.

 

Visit the I-39/90 Expansion Project website, www.i39-90.wi.gov, to register for project email updates and follow the I-39/90 Project on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WisconsinI3990Project.


Board Members Present at Fulton Church public informational meeting

TOWN OF FULTON
2738 W Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton, WI

Notice of Meeting

Tuesday, July 17, 2017, 6:00 pm
at
Fulton Church
9209 N Fulton St.
Edgerton, WI  53534

Please take notice that a majority of the Town Board may be present at a Public Informational Meeting for Fulton Church vacating streets on the above date and time.  No formal action will be taken at this meeting.

Connie Zimmerman, Clerk/Treasurer

* Posted at  CKSD
Carl’s Shell
Fulton Town Hall
www.townoffulton.com

On 6/26/2018


NEWS RELEASE: UPDATE 1: Flood Warning on the Rock River in Afton, Extended to Lake Koshkonong

 

Contact Person: Sergeant Shena Kohler (608) 758-8440 – Rock County Sheriff’s Dept.
Date : 05-15-2018

UPDATES:

1. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Rock River at Lake Koshkonong, and maintains the Flood Warning at the Rock River in Afton, WI. The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service forecasts the following river conditions over the next week, impacting areas in Rock County:

(Reference: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=mkx)

• Rock River at Lake Koshkonong – Approaching “Minor Flooding” levels today, expected to rise to 10.9 feet, bordering “Moderate Flooding” at 11.0 feet by the weekend.
• Rock River at Newville – Currently at 6.01 feet and climbing (Pre-Flooding Stage)
• Rock River at Afton – Currently within range of “Minor Flooding” at 9.26 feet, rising to approximately 10.3 feet by Sunday.

2. The entire Rock River is under a “Slow, No Wake” restriction, effective May 14th, 2018. Lake Koshkonong is exempt from the restriction.

3. The Town of Milton Board has issued a “Slow, No Wake” on Clear Lake effective May 15, 2018, in accordance with Chapter 38 of their Town Ordinances.

4. Any residents of Fulton and Milton Townships that would like to receive sandbags and sand are instructed to contact their respective Town Halls to coordinate the pickup of sandbags. Sand will be available at the Newville Park and Ride off Interstate 39/90, Wednesday May 16 by 12:00 pm.

a. Fulton Town Hall: 608-868-4103
b. Milton Town Hall: 608-868-2465

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau will continue to closely monitor the flooding conditions and the water levels on the Rock River. Residents are encouraged to contact their respective township to request sandbags as needed.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is asking citizens to avoid traveling across high water s on roadways and report any immediate, hazardous conditions to Rock County Communications at 608-757-2244.

All requests for sandbags and other concerns related to the current flood situation should be reported to the respective townships or through the Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau at 608-758-8440.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau will continue to monitor the flooding conditions and announce sandbag staging locations later today as needed.

Further information about flood safety can be located at: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/water/tadd/

ROBERT D. SPODEN
SHERIFF

By: Sgt. Shena Kohler #11519
Emergency Management

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Road Workshop Meeting Notice 4-23-18

TOWN OF FULTON

Notice of Meeting

Monday, April 23, 2018, @ 6:00 pm

Town of Fulton, 2738 W Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton, WI

Please take notice that three or more members of the Fulton Town Board may be together on the above date and time for a 2018 Road-work workshop.  No action will be taken at this meeting.  This meeting is open to the public.

Connie Zimmerman, Clerk

* Posted at CKSD

Carl’s Shell

Fulton Town Hall

www.townoffulton.com

 

On:  4/12/18


Notice of Meeting – Riding the Roads

TOWN OF FULTON

Notice of Meeting

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, @ 1:00 pm

Town of Fulton, 2738 W Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton, WI

Please take notice that three or more members of the Fulton Town Board may be together on the above date and time to ride the roads in the Town of Fulton.  No action will be taken at this meeting.

Connie Zimmerman, Clerk

 

* Posted at CKSD

Carl’s Shell

Fulton Town Hall

www.townoffulton.com

 

On:  4/12/2018


Annual Town Meeting 4-17-18

 

TOWN OF FULTON

Annual Town Meeting

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, @ 6:00 p.m.

Fulton Town Hall, 2738 W. Fulton Center Dr.

 

Agenda:  Call to order, approval of April 18th , 2017 minutes;  Committee reports, public participation, review annual report, set date and time for 2019 annual meeting, and any other business that may legally arise.

 

Connie Zimmerman, Town Clerk