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Section: Content | Category: Public Information | Date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 | Hits: 3859
Fireworks -Please use caution when handeling fireworks and remember that fireworks that are self propelled or blow-up are illegal in the City of Kenosha. The link below is a guide fireworks safety. Fireworks Safety Covid Resources -The Kenosha Fire Department has been busy preparing and stands ready for the increase of medical requests for help related to the COVID-19 pandemic. -Please help stop the spread of the virus by staying home and going out in the public only when absolutely necessary. Help slow the virus by wearing a mask when you are out of your home. Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 If you are seeking non-emergency information regarding Coronovirus (COVID-19), we encourage you to dial 211 . As the COVID-19 situation evolves in our area, this hotline may provide information and resources from community officials, nonprofits and government services. You may also click here for information and resources. For the most current information on Influenza and COVID-19, and for Kenosha County recommendations, you can visit the link below: Kenosha County Health Department For information on things you can do to manage your health at home, see the following handouts: 10 Things To Do Quarantine At Home At Home Isolation About Our Services The Kenosha Fire Department serves the City of Kenosha through the delivery of Emergency Services. The Department is committed to serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of Kenosha by providing paramedic level medical care and advanced fire suppression techniques. The department also is equipped to handle hazardous material incidents, along with fire prevention education, fire inspections and fire investigations. Kenosha firefighters continually advance their skills and knowledge through daily in-service training, college coursework, and specialized hands-on training. Contact Info Phone: 262.653.4100 Fax: 262.653.4107 Email: Office: 4810-60th Street Kenosha, WI 53144 Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Department Leadership Charles Leipzig Fire Chief Employment Opportunities Fire Current Events Recreational Fires Water Safety Additional Resources / Information Freedom of Information Act Public Relations Request and Tours Special Event Requirements & Checklist The City of Kenosha Fire Department is accepting online applications through July 11, 2020, to establish an eligibility list of qualified applicants for Firefighter/EMT vacancies that occur in 2020 through early 2021. The complete job posting can be read here . To fill out an application, click here . Please note that the City of Kenosha does not accept paper applications. The requirements for the 2020 recruitment for Firefighter/EMT are as noted below: Be a minimum age of eighteen (18). Be a high school graduate or equivalent . Have, or have ability to obtain a valid driver's license with a good driving record that meets City of Kenosha standards. Be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Have no criminal convictions substantially related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Be able to perform the essential duties of Firefighter/EMT. The 2020 recruitment process will award additional point to candidates that are successful in getting through the Written Examinations, Oral Examinations, and Physical Abilities assessment (CPAT). Points for the following certifications and education are as noted below: 4 Percentage points for a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college 4 Percentage points for an Associate's Degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection or a related field 3 Percentage points for an active State of Wisconsin or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician certification 2 Percentage points for State of Wisconsin Firefighter I certification or equivalent 2 Percentage points for State of Wisconsin Firefighter II certification or equivalent Recent Cold and Influenza outbreak has dictated that we refrain from some of our Public Relations activities. We have asked our staff to limit our appearances and public relations events in order to prioritize care for the general public as well as the health of our staff. Please refrain from Fire Station visits and asking for appearances until we are in better position to accomodate these items later in the year. Kenosha Fire Department Station #1 opened in August of 2019. Crews have occupied this new, state-of-the-art building and are responding to calls from the new facility. This Fire Station was built to expand in it's operations and grow with the community. For City Wide Current Event please visit the Events Page. OPEN BURNING ORDINANCE The City of Kenosha does allow "Recreational Fires" This is allowed under the following conditions: Fire is contained in a commercially available fire pit/fireplace with a screen in place. Clean and dry wood are used (no trash or yard waste). Fire is used on a level, stable and non-combustible surface. Fire is not within 15 feet of a combustible structure, house, garage fence, etc. Wind speed is at 15 mph or less. Wind Speed Fire is attended by a responsible adult with proper means of extinguishment. Hours limited to 4:00pm until 10:00pm. Propane fireplaces are not limited to this time restriction. Air quality is deemed"good" or "moderate" by the Wisconsin DNR. For current DNR Air Quality, click here Calls for Open Burning outside the conditions as stated above will result in a Municipal Citation of $187.00. Below is a link to the ordinance City of Kenosha Open Gencode of Ordiance 30-17 Please enjoy recreational fires safely and be a respectful neighbor. If fires create smoke that is intrusive to your neighbors, it is deemed a "nuisance". In this event, we will ask that you extinguish the fire and issue you a warning. A warning will mean that if the Fire Department a called for a similar call, you will issued a municipal citation. Click Here for Permit requirements : Bon Fire Permit Sky Lanterns are forbidden within the City limits. "Drowning is Preventable" Life rink Kiosks have been placed on the Light house Pier, the South Pier and both sides of the Pike River exit. Please avoid the need for these by staying clear of swimming in these areas. There is a fine for tampering with these life saving devices. Click Here to view Drowning is Preventable Lake Michigan is known to be the most dangerous of all the great lakes. It is referred to as an "inland sea". Weather changes in a moments notice and danger under currents make swimming very dangerous. Swimming from the north or south pier are illegal and dangerous as well. The ever moving tide as well as undercurrent that is prevalent in the harbor inlet, the marina inlet and the the pike river outlet are extremely dangerous and many have lost their lives in these deadly waters. Lake Michigan is beautiful and a 1st class body of water for swimming, fishing and other recreational sports. please respect the dangers inherent in this body of water. Click below for Current Beach Conditions Current Beach Conditions Rip Tides occur during increased surf and wave heights. This also occurs when another body of water enters the lake. There are areas in Lake Michigan this does happen. Most dangerous is where the Pike River drains into Lake Michigan. This is historically a dangerous place to swim. This area is very unpredictable. The waves and amount of water that drain into the lake can create a drastic and dangerous under-tow that will convey a swimmer off-shore in a very short time. Swiming in, or near this area is not advised. Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project Water Safety - Around 1000 children lose their lives each year in open water accidents in United States each year. Most of these are during the summer months. Please use the website below to educate yourself and family on the dangers involved with open water and a check list of items to consider as you and your family enjoy the open water season. Children Water Safety Kenosha County Emergency Plan Are you properly insured? Most home-owners insurance policies cover fire and content loss to $300,000. You may exceed this if you have a fire that causes damage to a neighbor's property. Please review your policy. Renters Fire loss to the physical property cover the owner's property. Renter's items are not insured by the owner's insurance. If you rent, you will need your own policy to cover any losses to your items. Frequently renters will ask "Are my belongings covered". Unless the renter has an insurance policy, renters items are NOT covered. Typical renter's insurance premiums range from $150-300 for a typical 3 bedroom apartment with belongings. If you rent, please review you insurance needs to avoid undue hardship after a fire. Dangers of Asbestos As you may know, asbestos was once widely used as insulation in buildings. When these buildings catch fire, the asbestos in them becomes airborne and can threaten the health of those that comes into contact with it. For more information about the dangers of asbestos and mesothelioma, please visit: https://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma or www.mesothelioma.com To request information about a property or development as part of the Freedom of Information Act: Send Email Public Education Request Until further notice, the KFD will be suspending Public Relations Requests. Please check back in the Fall of 2020. Due to the Governor’s stay-at-home order and our department’s call volume, we are not participating in birthday parades at this time. We will resume scheduling fire station visits when this public health crisis has subsided. Outdoor Event Rules Electrical/Extension Cords Mobile Food Vehicles Special Event Inspection Report / Correction Order KFD
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Owner: MARLOTTY, DONALD J Address: 9325 RIVER RD
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The Bulk & Recycling Drop-Off Site , 1001 50th St, is open with restrictions due to the pandemic. The site will be open on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full and Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full. Due to the site’s recent closure, the City will provide an extra day each week through June for drop off: Thursday, May 28th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full Thursday, June 4th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full Thursday, June 11th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full Thursday, June 18th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full Thursday, June 25th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full Citizens may schedule a curbside bulk waste pickup by calling the Department of Public Works at 262-653-4050, bulk waste pickups must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of regular waste collections days. As you know the requirements have been changing. The Yard Waste/Brush Drop-Off Site , 4071 88th Ave, opened Monday, May 4, 2020. The site's normal hours of operation are 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays. There is construction on 88th Avenue / HWY H that will continue through the season. Due to the construction, citizens accessing the site are required to travel northbound on 88th Ave., from 52nd St./ HWY 158. They will enter the site at the southern entrance and exit to the right, going north. The City will not allow waiting on 88th Avenue; therefore if the site is full, drivers must proceed around the block and return when they are able to enter the site fully and safely. The Kenosha Police Department will be enforcing this requirement for the safety of the public and construction crews working in the area. Mulch pickup will be available starting Friday, June 12. Compost is NOT currently available, but is expected to be available after July 6. Click here to view a map of the site. Curbside Yard Waste Collection started Monday, April 13, 2020 and ended on Friday, June 12, 2020. Click here to read more and click here for $2-off coupons toward the purchase of city-approved biodegradable yard waste bags. Contact Info Phone: 262.653.4050 Fax: 262.653.4215 Office: 625 52nd Street Room 305 Kenosha, WI 53140 Waste Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Public Works Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Leadership Keir Powell Superintendent Kevin McClure Supervisor
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The Kenosha Water Utility offers a location where City of Kenosha Residents are able to bring household hazardous waste to dispose of safely. This program is paid for by city residents, which is why all businesses or anyone living outside of the City of Kenosha will be turned away. Please come prepared with your driver’s license that lists your current city residence, or a current water utility bill with a photo I.D. We will do our best to help you dispose of any unwanted hazardous waste – EXCEPT antifreeze and engine oils. There are other locations in the city that are able to take antifreeze and engine oils. Oil and Anti-freeze Drop Off HELP PROTECT OUR DRINKING WATER! Never dispose of Household Hazardous Waste or medications down the drain, on the ground, into storm sewers or in garbage cans. This can harm others, our wildlife and pollute our source of drinking water, Lake Michigan! City of Kenosha Residents may utilize the HHW Disposal; all Kenosha County Residents may use the Medication Drop Boxes. Water Contamination Sources Collection Medication, Sharps, Antifreeze and Engine Oil Disposal Locations Location Kenosha Water Utility 4401 Green Bay Rd Kenosha, WI 53144 Household Hazardouse Waste Collection 6-20-2020 For any questions, please contact the Kenosha Water Utility Customer Service Counter at (262) 653-4300 Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Collection Dates December, February, March & April – First Saturday of each month (except Holidays) May through November – First and Third Saturday of each month (except Holidays) No collections in January Collection Time 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information and Calendar The Kenosha Water Utility is unable to dispose of medications, sharps, antifreeze and engine oil. Please follow these links to find a convenient location. Medication and Sharps Disposal Information & Locations Antifreeze & Engine Oil
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For route information please call 262-653-4287 ***Effective 3/24/2020 until further notice fare collection has been suspended. To limit the spread of COVID-19, riders who can safely do so should get on and off the bus through the back doors. Anyone needing the board the dront of the bus, should alert their driver.*** Bus Fares: Effective Jan 1st 2017 Adults Cash: $2.00 Monthly Pass: $60.00 Students Cash: $1.50 Monthly Pass: $45.00 (age 5 through high school) Elderly and Disabled Cash: $1.00 Monthly Pass: $30.00 (with Medicare card or Transit ID) Medicare card holder Cash: $1.00 Monthly Pass: $30.00 Saturday Super Transfer Unlimited rides Saturdays: $3.50 Transfers: One free transfer when paying fare. Transfers issued when boarding. Good only until time shown on day of issue. Service Days and Hours: Monday through Friday: 4:55 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., with limited service until 12:30 a.m. for routes #2, #4, #5, and #31. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No service on Sundays. No service on the following: New Year's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day If paying in cash, must have exact fare. Bus Stop Locations: Marked bus stop locations are placed approximately every two blocks along the route. You may also board at stop signs or traffic lights along the route. Please wave to the driver when you see the bus approaching. Lost & Found: Items left on bus can be reclaimed by calling 653-4287. Bus Pass Locations: Monthly bus passes can be purchased at the following outlets: City Clerk, Municipal Building 625 52nd Street Kenosha Transit 4303 39th Avenue Pick n Save - North 2811 18th Street Pick n Save - South 5914 75th Street Festival Foods 3207 80th Street Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly 7600 Pershing Blvd. PLS Check Cashiers 6001 22nd Ave Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly 2801 14th Place Or by mail. Send check payable to Kenosha Transit to: Kenosha Transit 4303 39th Avenue Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144 DO NOT SEND CASH. In addition, Adult Monthly Bus passes are also available through: Gateway Technical College 3520 30th Avenue UW-Parkside Union Info Desk Student Monthly Bus passes are also available through: Bradford, ITA, Tremper and Reuther High Schools. Bullen, Lance, Lincoln, Mahone and Washington Middle Schools. Accessibility: Kenosha Transit has wheelchair ramp buses on all regular route service. Elderly Disabled Application (PDF) Aplicacion para personas mayores discapacitadas (PDF) - Espanol
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Owner: PUZEREWSKI, SANDRA M Address: 1008 S RIVER ST
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