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Somerset Village Board
March 31, 2017
Village of Somerset to submit community block grant application
MSA Professional Services Branch Manager Dave Rasmussen presented the details of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) at a public hearing Tuesday night preceding the village board’s regular meeting. Rasmussen told trustees and residents the main purpose of this application...
March 31, 2017 - 5:00am
February 25, 2017
Village approves test well in Somerset
At their meeting Wednesday evening, Feb. 22,, trustees reviewed a proposal by MSA Professional Services engineer Chuck Schwartz to drill a test well at site #5 south of the elevated water reservoir on Tower Drive. Should the new well site and test specifications receive WDNR approval,...
February 25, 2017 - 5:00am
January 27, 2017
Somerset Village Board approves purchase of new radios for police department
Somerset At their meeting Tuesday evening, trustees approved the purchase of two new squad radios at a cost of $1,800 for the Village of Somerset police department. The radios were needed to enable the department to function effectively as part of the newly upgraded emergency communications...
January 27, 2017 - 10:00am
January 2, 2017
Somerset Village Board: Trustees approve long range financial management plan
Somerset Ehlers Inc. municipal advisor Sean Lentz walked Somerset Village trustees through a proposed financial management plan which would guide village finances for the next five to 10 years.
January 2, 2017 - 5:00am
November 25, 2016
Somerset village board approves $1,392,498 tax levy; considers Amphitheater's owner request
Amphitheater owner contests doubling of police rate Following a public hearing before a full house, trustees for the Village of Somerset approved a budget of $1,801,453 for 2017 at their meeting last Tuesday night. The budget includes $15,000 in merit pay yet to be assigned. Trustees...
November 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2015
Candidates identified for spring elections
Election season is upon us. Ballots are set for the April 7 election in many area municipalities, and at least one municipality will have a primary on Feb. 17. Municipalities that use a caucus process to nominate candidates have until Jan. 27 to complete that process. The...
February 5, 2015 - 10:06am
December 23, 2014
Dollar General store hopes to open by mid-summer
Somerset village officials have been working for weeks with DGI-Somerset LLC to bring a Dollar General store to town. At the Dec. 18 Somerset...
December 23, 2014 - 11:00am
November 26, 2014
Village, county waiting for Summer Set payment
Somerstar Entertainment has failed to make its payment to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department, Somerset Police Department and Somerset Fire/Rescue for services rendered during the Summer Set Music Festival, held Aug. 15-18. According to Somerset village deputy clerk/treasurer...
November 26, 2014 - 11:19am
October 30, 2014
Employee placed on paid leave; Chief Briggs set to retire
The Somerset Village Board meeting began on Tuesday, Oct. 21, with a nearly hour-long closed session to consider the discipline of a public employee. Village President Jeff Johnson said it was necessary to convene immediately into closed session due to the urgent nature of the matter....
October 30, 2014 - 11:13am
September 25, 2014
Transfer of roadways to village considered
Discussions at the Somerset Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16, highlighted the possible jurisdictional transfer of roadways between...
September 25, 2014 - 11:07am
July 24, 2014
Traffic lights get the green light
The Somerset Village Board unanimously voted to take part in a highway safety improvement program at its July 15 meeting that will install traffic lights at the Highway 35/County Road C intersection. Village Trustee Ryan Sicard said the village was approached by Wisconsin Department...
July 24, 2014 - 2:27pm
La Grandeur expansion funding approved
The La Grandeur Road expansion project and funding were given the green light at the Somerset Village Board meeting Tuesday, July 15, to the tune of $1.095 million. Bids opened June 20 for the project, which will expand La Grandeur Road northward through the industrial park to...
July 24, 2014 - 2:25pm
June 26, 2014
Planning for future growth
With the new St. Croix River Crossing due to be complete in a couple of years, the Somerset area and the Apple River watershed are poised for growth. Chuck Schwartz, a senior project engineer with MSA Professional Services and the coalition engineer of the newly formed Highway...
June 26, 2014 - 10:52am
May 30, 2014
Potential village annexation draws neighbors’ ire
The potential annexation of a 37-acre agricultural parcel at the corner of County Road I and 60th Street into the Village of Somerset drew so...
May 30, 2014 - 6:02pm
Village applies for grant to rehab Arnold Street
The Somerset Village Board unanimously voted to apply for a Community Development Block Grant at its Tuesday, May 20, meeting, which would be...
May 30, 2014 - 6:01pm