Advisory: NEWS RELEASE: HIGH WATER SAFETY AND SANDBAG ACCESS

NEWS RELEASE
HIGH WATER SAFETY AND SANDBAG ACCESS

Contact Person: Sergeant Shena Kohler (608) 758-8403
Date: 02-20-18

Rock County has experienced a significant amount of rainfall over the last 24 hours. This precipitation, in combination with more recent snow falls and saturated soil is causing flooding issues countywide.
There have been several reports of standing water following the heavy rains, which can pose a hazard to those traveling on the roadways. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is urging citizens to avoid traveling on roadways deemed impassable due to flooding. Please do not attempt to drive through flooded roadways or any road identified as closed by the respective Public Works departments.

Currently, sand and sandbags are available for Rock County residents at the following locations:

· Rock Town Hall: Rock County will Sand and sandbags will be available at the Rock Town Hall at 5102 S CTH D, Afton WI. Residents will need to fill and transport their own bags.

· Newville Park and Ride: Sand and sandbags will be available at the Newville Park and Ride located off I-39/90 at exit 163. Residents will need to fill and transport their own bags.

· City of Janesville: The City of Janesville is providing sandbags for Rock County residents at 900 N. Parker Drive. Please call the City Services Center at 608-755-3110 for instructions for pickup.

· City of Beloit: The City of Beloit is providing sandbags at 2351 Springbrook Court. Residents can pick up at this location.

Please report any immediate, hazardous conditions related to the flooding to Rock County Communications at 608-757-2244. All 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.

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

For full details, view this message on the web.


Hunter’s Safety class scheduled for March

Must be pre-registered to attend.
To pre-register, call the Fulton Town Hall @ 608-868-4103
Class size is limited to 30 students.
Class Dates:  March 14, 15, 21 & 22  6pm- 9 pm  @ Fulton Town Hall, 2738 W Fulton Center Dr., Edgerton, WI
Class Date:  March 24th, 9 am – noon (Final Test, and Field Work) @ Hull Farms, 6339 N John Paul Rd. Milton

Fee:  $10 paid on the first night of class.

Must attend all classes

Instructor:  Kerry Hull


2017 Tax Bills Mailed Out on 11/30/17

The 2017 Tax bills were dropped off at the post office on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to be mailed out.

If you did not receive yours in the mail, you can look up the information at this link:  http://www.co.rock.wi.us/Rock/TaxSearch/search.php

Or you call the Fulton Town Hall @ 608-868-4103.


Dane County Drainage District Annual Inspections

DANE COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

NOTICE OF ANNUAL INSPECTIONS

District inspections will begin on September 8th.  The plan is for the Board to start in the morning at Marshall in District 28 then to Districts 16, 10 up to 7 then 29, 22, and 25 probably in the afternoon of the 8th.  If time allows they will continue with Districts 11, 21 and 4.  If time runs short they will pick up where they left off on Monday the 11th.

 

If anyone wants to attend the inspection or speak to one of the board members, please contact:  Scott Ringelstetter at (608) 347-4159 or [email protected], Paul Maly at (608) 695-1623 or [email protected], or Leonard Massie at (608) 512-7372 or [email protected]

 

Thank you.

Dane County Drainage District