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Department Detail:  Highway Department

Department Highway Department
Department Head David Bomkamp
Address 6916 S County Road J
Beloit, Wisconsin  53511
Phone Number 608-289-3358
Alt. Phone Number 608-207-0099
Fax Number 608-365-5255
Email turtlehwy@aol.com
Staff Highway Department Staff
Office Hours Monday-Friday 7:00a.m.-3:30p.m. Shop Phone-608-365-5255
Services

The Highway Department personnel are responsible for issuing building permits and inspections for outside buildings, swimming pools, driveways, etc.

The Highway Superintendent has the authority to hire a part-time person to help with plowing and mowing when necessary.

Duties

Turtle Highway Department is responsible for maintaining approximately 45 miles of town roads.  This includes plowing, sanding and ice removal when possible.  (Go to Resources for Snow Removal Procedures)Summer months includes but not limited to grader patching, road shouldering, mowing, cutting trees, brush and removal when necessary.  Also mowing Town Parks, the Community Center area and the Fire Department area.  The Highway Department also maintain the equipment for the Town Parks.

The Highway Department personnel in conjunction with the Cemetery Committee to maintain the two Town Cemeteries.

Public Information

The Highway Department currently has two 5-yard dump trucks, one end loader, road grader, one mowing tractor with a 15 foot batwing-road shouldering machine-roller chipper and numerous small pieces of equipment with one pick up truck.

Tim Kopp is the Town Board Liaison for the Highway Department.

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