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2017 Flood Recovery Information
Jul 19, 2017

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COMMAND CENTRAL IS CURRENTLY STAGED AT THE

HISTORIC TOWN HALL(HTH), 6101 LYONS ST, LYONS, WI 53148

Shown below is helpful information for recovery from the flood.  

RED CROSS CLEANUP SUPPLIES AND BOTTLED WATER - Items available include:

  • brooms

  • bleach

  • cleanup kits 

  • bottled water

REPORTING DAMAGE FOR STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING

ALL residents that had any amount of damage should file a report with Walworth County Emergency Management  - 262-741-7700.  

Please provide:

  • the property owner's name,

  • a brief description and estimate of damage

  • phone number.

Emergency Management Officials will follow up with callers as soon as practical.  Emergency Management Press Release 

WATER TESTING KITS

Reasons to Test your Water:

  • If your well was surrounded by water

  • If your well was covered with water

  • If you have a shallow well

  • If there has been a change in odor, color or taste.

Water testing kits are available free of charge.  Available at the HTH

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE WITH CLEANUP

Samaritan's Purse  is staged at Mt. Zion Christian Church on Hwy 120.  They are available to help with any of the recovery process.  

They have volunteers from around the country coming in to help to mud out basements, help homeowners move personal belongings, and sanitize and spray for mold and suppress bacteria. They will also have chaplains to encourage those who were affected.

 

IF YOU HAVE A HOME THAT WAS AFFECTED OR KNOW OF AN AREA AFFECTED, PLEASE CALL 262-758-4064 AND LEAVE YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER, AND ADDRESS OF THE AFFECTED AREA.

If you would like to help be a part of the response team, there will be a debrief tomorrow, Monday, July 17 at 12:30pm at Mt. Zion Christian Church in Lake Geneva, WI. Then there will be daily debriefs at 7:30am and 12:30pm to receive location assignments and projects.

 

BUILDING PERMITS.

A permit will not be required for repairs to your home, furnace, electrical, etc. unless you want the building inspectors guidance and inspection to protect yourself from non-qualified installations and/or scammers. If you do need a permit you can contact the building inspector, Joe Mesler, at 262-763-7745. Ext 1. Please leave a message and someone will return your call.

 

0% INTEREST LOANS

0% Interest Loans are available for eligible households to help with repairs. For more information or to obtain an application, please contact Kari Justmann at the Housing Program Office at 1-800-562-6330. Click the pic to see the detaills

 

DONATIONS ACCEPTED

Lyons For a Better Neighborhood, a community minded civic organization, has established an account to accept donations to help the flood victims of Lyons Township.  Donations can be mailed to

Lyons For A Better Neighborhood

PO Box 73

Lyons, WI 53148

or 

Flood 2017 -  Lyons Community Relief Fund

 

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