Major Disaster Declaration FEMA - 4402-DR-Wisconsin
On October 18, 2018, Major Disaster Declaration 4402-DR was approved for the State of Wisconsin for Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding occurring August 17-September 14, 2018
This declaration provides individual assistance to eight counties in the State of Wisconsin. These counties are; Crawford, Dane, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk, and Vernon Counties.
The City of Watertown, which resides in Dodge and Jefferson County is not named as part of the area that is eligible for individual assistance. The City of Watertown has been collecting damage information since August 17, 2018 and worked with the Wisconsin Emergency Management in an attempt to determine if individual assistance would be authorized from the federal government.
This data collection lead FEMA and Wisconsin Emergency Management to conduct a damage assessment of Watertown based on information received and conducted an on-site sample surveys of damaged properties in the City of Watertown on September 24, 2018.
Absentee Voting for the General Election
In-person absentee voting is available in the City Clerk's office now through November 2nd. Photo ID is required for in-person absentee voting. Contact the City Clerk's office at 920-262-4000 for election & voting questions.
Work on Main Street this Thursday Evening
Visu-Sewer will be working on E. Main Street this Thursday evening (10/11/18)from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Traffic will still be able to pass in both directions during this time. Visu-Sewer then tentatively plans on then returning the week of 10/22 during night hours to complete their work.