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Jefferson County Clean Sweep: NEWS RELEASE   JEFFERSON COUNTY ELECTRONIC AND APPLIANCE RECYCLING EVENT Contact: Kim Buchholz Sustainable Waste Programs Coordinator Planning & Development – Zoning Division 920-674-7430, [email protected]     ELECTRONIC & APPLIANCE RECYCLING EVENT The Lake Mills Electronic & Appliance Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, June 8 from 8-11 a.m. at the Lake Mills Light & Water Department (155 Industrial Drive, Lake Mills). The event is open to households only. You do not need to register for the event! Simply, come to the Light & Water Department between 8 and 11 a.m. Fees apply for some items. Feel free to bring items from multiple residences/families.   Recyclable Items with NO Recycling Fees: Amplifiers, Bread Makers, Cables, Calculators, Camera Equipment, CD Players, Cell Phones, Coffee Makers, Computer Mice, Computer Towers, Controllers, Copiers (desktop), Cordless Phones, Curling Irons, Digital Cameras, DVD Players, DVRs, Eight-Track Tape Players, Electronic Toys, Fax Machines (desktop), Film Cameras, Flat Irons, Food Processors, Game Systems, GPS Devices, Hair Dryers, Headsets, Keyboards, Lab Equipment, Landline Telephones, Laptops, Lawn and Garden Equipment (electric only), Microphones, Mixers, Modems, MP3 Players, Netbooks, Paper Shredders, Phone Systems, Power Cords, Power Tools, Printers (desktop), Record Player, Robotic Equipment, Rotary Phones, Routers, Satellite Phones, Satellite Receivers, Saws, Scanners (desktop), Servers, Sewing Machines, Paper Shredders, Speakers, Tablets, Toasters, Turntables, Vacuum Cleaners, And MORE! NO BATTERIES OR BULBS ACCEPTED.   Flat Screen and Tube TVs (per unit): 29” and under $20.00 30” to 49” $40.00 50” to 69” $60.00 Wooden Console (any size) $60.00 Projection (any size) $60.00 70”+ $70.00+ $1.00 for every inch larger than 70”   Freon & Appliances: Microwaves / Large Copy Machines: $15 Each Mini Fridges / Small AC Units / Dehumidifiers: $20 Each Refrigerators / Larger Freezers: $35 Each Stoves / Washers / Dryers / Dishwashers: $25 Each No hazardous waste, latex paint or unused prescription drugs will be collected at this event. Please refer to our website on how to properly dispose of these items. For information about this or upcoming events, go to www.Jeffersoncountywi.gov/cleansweep or call Kim at 920-674-7430.

Question and Answer on Fire/EMS contract – 12/18/2021

Q:  You have talked about investigating options for the fire/EMS contract. I would like to know specifically what those options are.

A:  The Fire and EMS Committee is  investigating private options and public options.  We are also investigating split services.  We are researching such things as costs for services across neighboring towns and counties, as well as towns and counties throughout the State of Wisconsin and the level of service provided and cost per capita in each.  To this end,  the Town Fire and EMS Committee has contacted the Wisconsin Town’s Association and reviewed information provided by by the Wisconsin Gazetteer in its publication titled “HomeTownLocator”, the budgets and structures of service (one provider or multiple providers) of towns in Jefferson County, Walworth County, Waukesha County and Sheboygan County.   We have also requested information from Jefferson County Emergency Management Department and will be filing a foia request with the Village of Palmyra pertaining to the nature of calls into the Town and Village.  

The Fire and EMS Committee will have a recommendation prepared for the Town Board to consider at the December 30, 2021 special Town Board Meeting.