Posts under ‘Salem Lakes’

Salem Lakes approves services purchases from Westosha Senior Community Center, The Sharing Center

Salem Lakes approved 2023 purchase of services with Westosha Senior Community Center and The Sharing Center at Monday’s Village Board meeting. The village will send $7,500 to the senior center and $15,000 to The Sharing Center. These are not donations, village official stress, but rather purchases of services that if not offered by these non-profit […]

Garbage rate increase, bulk pick-up change approved by Salem Lakes

Residents of Salem Lakes will pay more for garbage pick-up and see their procedure for pick-up of bulky items change after action by the Village Board Monday. For 2023, residents will pay $18.62 per month for garbage and recycling pick-up. That’s $1.47 or 8.6 percent increase from the 2022 monthly rate. The contractor remains JOHNS […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board Sept. 12, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Among the agenda items: Johns Disposal Bulk Item Collection Change Proposal and 2023 Rate Increase Proposal. Chris Klemko request to reduce the building permit fees for Kenosha County Fair Grounds bleachers installationpermit. Falcon […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 8:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 8700 block of 225th Court in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm. UPDATE 8:30 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports this is a large two-story residential building. No exterior signs of fire showing from three sides. UPDATE […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting June 13, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting also will be livestreamed here. Among the agenda items are: Discussion and possible action on the bond schedule and Ordinance 2022.06-53, an ordinance creating Section 470-15 of the Municipal Code of […]

Salem Lakes eyeing increase in storm water utility fee

The Salem Lakes Village Board is considering an increase in its storm water utility fee. The consideration comes as the village also is expected to update its Storm Water Management Plan. The plan is designed to span 10 years. At a committee of the whole meeting last Monday, the board heard a presentation on the […]

Salem Lakes considers pausing recreation center feasibility study

Pausing a feasibility study of building a municipal recreation center in Salem Lakes is being considered by the Village Board. The board heard a presentation from its consultants who are conducting a feasibility of the project at a committee of the whole meeting Monday at Village Hall. Consultant Jeff King of Ballard King & Associates […]

US Rep. Steil recognizes Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue for Ukraine relief effort

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil presented Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with a Congressional Record applauding their efforts to collect supplies for Ukrainian firefighters. Steil made the presentation Wednesday morning at Station No. 1 in Trevor. The Congressional Record reads: Madam Speaker: Today I rise to honor the men and women of the Salem Lakes Fire Department. As […]

2022 Salem Lakes Easter Eggstravaganza April 16

Salem Lakes will host its Easter Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16, at Schmalfeldt Park, 383 Railroad St., Silver Lake, beginning at 10 a.m. Age groups for the egg hunt will be: 1 to 3 years old. 4 to 6 years old. 7 to 10 years old. You also can take pictures with […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board meeting April 11, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Among the agenda items are: Discussion and possible action on revisions to Golf Cart Ordinance 2022.03-52 relative to the application process, permit fees and bond schedule Discussion and possible action on the purchase […]

No Pumpkindaze for 2022 says Salem Lakes Village Board

There won’t be a Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze festival for 2022 and maybe beyond. Four of the Salem Lakes Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting last week were in favor of dropping the festival. The remaining three were in favor of dropping the festival for at least this year and considering bringing […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and special board meeting March 7, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board si scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting and special board meeting on Monday. The committee of the whole meeting will be first, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Among the agenda items for discussion only are: Business License fees and definitions. Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze. […]

Highway C closed Thursday evening for crash

A crash on Highway C Thursday evening closed the highway for several hours. The crash scene was at Highway C just east of 98th Street in Salem Lakes. The crash occurred around 5:15 p.m. Two vehicles were involved. Photos show both suffered heavy damage. Flight for Life Medical Transport helicopter responded, transporting one patient. Share51Tweet51 […]

Bid awarded for Salem Lakes 2022 Street Rehab program

Street paving and sanitary sewer rehabilitation work may be coming to you this summer in Salem Lakes if you live in one of the areas included in the 2022 Street Rehabilitation Program for which the Salem Lakes Village Board awarded a bid last week. Payne and Dolan was chosen for the work. The company had […]

Deputy responding for loose cows along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

At about 6:55 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of loose cows in about the 29000 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border, Share42Tweet42 Shares

Salem Lakes poised to allow golf carts on village streets

The Salem Lakes Village Board appears to be ready to approve allowing the use of golf carts on many village roads. Only Trustee Dan Campion, citing safety concerns, expressed opposition to a draft ordinance at a committee of the whole meeting Monday. That appears to set the stage for the ordinance to be voted on […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and regular board meeting Feb. 21, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting and regular meeting Monday, starting at 5:30 p.m., at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting will also be live-streamed here. The committee of the whole will start with a closed session at 5:30 p.m. regarding contracted sheriff department personnel. After […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill

At about 10:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding for mutual aid to the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire on Lotus Drive. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes requested to respond with a tender (water tanker). Share20Tweet20 Shares

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Jan. 10, 2022

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting also will be live streamed here. Among the agenda items are: Discussion and possible action on awarding the construction of Well No. 2 and Water System Improvements toMid City Corporation, in […]

Pomaville announces she will not run for re-election to 20th District supervisor seat

The incumbent Kenosha County District 20 Supervisor has announced she will not run for re-election in April 2022. Sharon Pomaville of Salem made the announcement Wednesday via email to news media and social media. Pomaville, the executive director of The Sharing Center, was in her first term on the County Board, having defeated incumbent John […]

Salem Lakes passes 2022 tax levy with 5 percent increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board has passed a total 2022 tax levy of $5,801,571. That figure is an increase of $272,766 or 4.93 percent over 2021. The levy was passed unanimously at a special meeting on Nov. 15. The $5,8701,571 levy for 2022 includes the Community Library levy. The village does not control the library […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Nov. 8, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Among the agenda items are: Discussion and possible action on the sale of nine village trucks at the Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction. Discussion and possible action on the purchase of two Ford 2022 […]

Wisconsin National Guard to perform COVID-19 testing in Salem Lakes through Dec. 14

From the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: The Wisconsin National Guard will offer free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing four days per week through Dec. 14 at the Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue Station No. 1 in Trevor, Kenosha County Public Health announced today (Monday). Testing hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board regular meeting Oct. 11, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. The meeting also will be live streamed here and also will be available for viewing after the meeting. Among the agenda items are: Johns Disposal Contract extension/amendment updating the 2022 rates Approval of […]

Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze is Saturday

The 9th Annual PumpkinDaze will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Salem Lakes Highway/Fire Building, 11252 254th Court, Trevor. The Recycling and Shredding Event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Salem Lakes residents only.  Acceptable household items (not commercial grade items) include: Computer cases, CPU’s, keyboards, mice, monitors, scanners, printers, cables, […]

Salem Lakes keeps 2021 Halloween trick or treat hours at 4 to 8 p.m.

Salem Lakes official trick or treat hours will remain at 4 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31 after a discussion of changing the hours failed to gain support among Village Board members. At last week’s meeting, the Village Board discussed changing the official time to 4 to 7 p.m. Village Clerk Shannon Hahn said the […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole and special board meeting Sept. 20, 2021

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole and special board meeting Monday, starting at 6 p.m. The board meeting can be streamed live and watched afterwards here. The only agenda item for the committee of the whole (discussion only) meeting is: Business License process and procedures. The special […]

Fire/rescue, police on scene of crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:15 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash at Highways 75 and K along the Paddock Lake/Brighton border. At about 11:30 a.m., traffic was being routed around the scene. Westbound traffic on Highway K is being diverted north on 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 12:23 p.m. — […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

At about 8:10 p.m., Western Kenosha fire departments are responding for mutual aid to Kenosha Fire Department, which is fighting multiple structure fires. Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to respond to KFD Station 4 with a squad and chief for a change of quarters. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is requested to respond to KFD Station […]

James Lejcar announced as new Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief

James Lejcar was announced as the new chief for Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Lejcar succeeds David Slover, who retired earlier this year after 19 years as chief of the Town of Salem Fire Department and its successors. Lejcar has 33 years experience in emergency services as a firefighter and paramedic […]

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