Update on Lake Sherwood Dam (Press Release 2)
Because of the multiple rain/snow events that have occurred since then we have been forced to install temporary measures to ensure the stability of the actuator. As a result the DNR has determined that the project is no longer an emergency and needs to go through the normal approval process. We do not anticipate this having any impact on summer lake levels or lake usage.
Adams County Building Project
On March 1, 2017 the County board formed an Ad Hoc Building Committee to examine and develop a proposed solution to the security issues raised by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections during the annual jail inspections. The committee reviewed potential options that ranged from internal construction processes to new facility construction. Through the process it was determined that there are safety and security deficiencies that exist in multiple areas of the courthouse. Since it was determined there was not enough space available to address the jail concerns properly, it was decided to look at options that would satisfy all the existing issues in the most cost effective manner possible.read more