- Police Chief and Assistant Manager continued work on implementing new phone systems and employee workstations.
- Manager and Assistant Manager met with New Barons Brewing to discuss the Fox Point summer beer garden series.
- Sample Ballots for February 20 Spring Primary were posted to the Village website.
- Staff facilitated the Board of Appeals meeting on January 24, 2024.
- Tax installment payments are due on January 31, 2024.
- Deputy Clerk attended military and overseas citizens absentee voter training.
Department of Public Works
- The Village held two bid openings on Thursday – one for Bradley Road and one for Lake Drive.
- Water Utility staff has suggested repairing the water main on Nokomis Court this year as it has experienced 4 water main breaks in about 5 months – 3 of them happening in an 8-hour period.
DPW Staff have been busy with the following:
- Rubbish and yard waste collections.
- Responded to the snow/salting event on Tuesday (icy conditions turning into a snow event).
- Cleared off the bridge decks and sidewalks.
- Replaced the salt in the salt barrels on Beach Drive (the hilly portions).
- Responded to a blocked portion of Beach Drive as a result of a crane spinning down Beach Drive in the icy conditions.
- Performed tree removals.
- Continued with sewer cleaning.
- Began hauling fill (spoils) off site and brought back stone.
- Responded to a basement backup in the 8100 block of Mohawk.
Water Utility Staff:
- Repaired the hydrant in the 7600 block of Santa Monica as it was leaking after the water main break a couple of weeks ago.
- Used a hydro-vac crew to vac down to a curb stop and make repairs to the curb stop in order to shut the water off for a homeowner looking to do interior plumbing work.
- Picked up parts to perform valve replacements. About 18-20 valves are being scheduled for replacement as they do not currently work properly and the plan is to replace one every two weeks.
In the shop:
- Repaired/replaced the cutting blades on some of the snow plows.
- Performed repairs to door hinges of a few garbage scooters.
- Began repairs on one of the salt trucks.
- Installed the rear plate on the new packer in order to allow the scooter to dump into the packer.
- Officers met with a citizen who was involved in a hit & run accident after their parked car was struck. The officer completed an accident report and is working with local businesses to identify the striking vehicle.
- Officers assisted a resident who was the victim of fraud after their identity was used to create a utilities account with WeEnergies. The resident did not suffer any financial loss; however, information regarding identity theft prevention was provided to protect from any future losses.
- Officers responded with North Shore Fire Rescue for a person who fell and sustained an injury. While assisting the resident, the officer identified several indicators that the resident may benefit from social service programs and a referral was sent to the North Shore Health Department for follow-up.
- Officers assisted a citizen with a vehicle that was stuck on top of a snowbank. The officer attempted to free the vehicle without success. While speaking with the driver, the officers were informed that the person has an active warrant from the Department of Corrections. The driver was arrested and subsequently transported to the Milwaukee criminal justice facility.
- Officers conducted a traffic stop for a speeding violation and an equipment violation. While speaking with the driver, the officer identified that the person was engaged in activity that violates their parole. The officer confirmed the violations with the Department of Corrections and arrested the driver. The driver was transported to the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility.
- Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident that resulted in the closure of Beach Drive for approximately 1 hour. The accident occurred when a large crane slid on the ice-covered hill causing the vehicle to come to rest across the lanes.
- Sergeant Morelli assisted West Bend police with their promotional process by serving as a candidate assessor.
- Officers Bonebrake and Field began their Emergency Medical First Responder training. The course will run over the next 6 weeks and, upon completion, will certify the officers to respond to requests for emergency medical services.
- Sergeant Arendt responded to assist Whitefish Bay police with an evaluation as a Drug Recognition Expert after the subject was arrested for OWI. The subject was involved in a crash with an emergency vehicle prior to the arrest.
North Shore Fire Department
- Crews are participating in search and rescue training at a vacant large store at Southridge Mall that is being used by Department's across the County for training this week. Due to the icy conditions on Tuesday morning, the training session for that time was rescheduled.
- Monthly Administrative Staff Meeting was held on Tuesday morning.
- Three offers of promotion from Intern Firefighter/EMT to Full-Time Firefighter/EMT were extended this week.
- Station 82 Update: South garage doors were installed last week. This week crews are installing the water supply to the building and working on interior drywall, painting and plumbing. (Pictures below)