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Affadavit of Posting Ord #20140310 Authorizing Town of Sumner To Exempt Treasurers Bond
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Town of Sumner
Population: 896
N1525 Church St
Edgerton, WI 53534
(608) 884-7925
(608) 884-7925 (Fax)
Email: townsumner@compufort.com


 

Welcome to the Town of Sumner

The Town of Sumner was established in November of 1858. Its first meeting as a Town was on the first Tuesday in April of 1859. In its earliest years, Sumner was a bustling frontier community with a grist and flour mill, a saw mill, a harness shop and a blacksmith shop.   While the early business disappeared due changes in due to industrialization a fair number of the current residents are proud descendants of original settlers in the area. The names of the Town roads reflect the names of early settlers: Kumlien, Klement, Hammerquist, and Bussey to name a few.  Four lake side communities which started primarily as second homes in the 20s and 30s are now thriving communities with many permanent residents who once were summer visitors, who were drawn to a quieter more rural lifestyle.

As Towns go in Jefferson County, Sumner is the smallest Town in land area, just 17 square miles. Its population at the last Census was 904 people. The geographical features include having the Rock River and Lake Koshkonong on its southern boundary and Koshkonong Creek which passes under Hwy 106 just at the outskirts of Busseyville on its way to Lake Koshkonong. State Highway 106 rambles from the City of Fort Atkinson on the east end of the Town to the county line road of Bingham on the west end. The City of Edgerton is only a few miles further down 106.

Small Sumner may be, but it has a lot to offer those with an eye for quality of life. It is a diverse community that offers things such as hunting, fishing and boating and in the winter unparalleled snowmobiling on the third biggest lake in Wisconsin. There is still a farming and agriculture community with its work ethic and community spirit. There are small farms in Sumner which offer locally raised produce and locally raised beef. And In the present the Town of Sumner continues to offer a rural environment for both living and recreation.

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NOTICE--ALERT

2014 FLOOD FORECASTS

 

Information received from the Jefferson County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service indicates the Town of Sumner should be aware of an increased risk of flooding beginning within the next two weeks

Between the deep frost (2-3 feet), the snowfall this year and the anticipated percipitation yet to come the forecast prediction is above average for potential flooding.

Town Residents located in the Town of Sumner flood areas should make potential plans of action that may be needed on your part based on the forecasts. 

 

Emergency Management officials have initiated plans for response if flood conditions exist. 

1.  Town of Sumner has an initial inventory of sand bags.

2.  Sand will be staged at a designated staging area

              The cost of the Bags will .29 cents each

             The cost of a Bag filled with sand will be 38 cents each.

     SAND:  a.  You may purchase sand from your own supplier and fill yourself.

                   b.  If you need a name of a supplier the Town can furnish you with that information. 

 Updates will be posted as conditions and planning change.

 

 Town of Sumner Emergency Management

Calendar of Events

April
Apr 19, 2014, Sat 08:30am
Apr 19, 2014, Sat 09:30pm
May
May 01, 2014, Thu 06:30pm
May 05, 2014, Mon All Day
May 14, 2014, Wed 06:00pm
June
Jun 02, 2014, Mon All Day
Jun 05, 2014, Thu 06:30pm
Jun 11, 2014, Wed 06:00pm
July
Jul 03, 2014, Thu 06:30pm
Jul 07, 2014, Mon All Day
Jul 09, 2014, Wed 06:00pm
August
Aug 04, 2014, Mon All Day
Aug 05, 2014, Tue 01:00pm
Aug 07, 2014, Thu 06:30pm
Aug 12, 2014, Tue 07:00am
Aug 13, 2014, Wed 06:00pm
Aug 25, 2014, Mon 06:00pm
September
Sep 01, 2014, Mon All Day
Sep 04, 2014, Thu 06:30pm
Sep 10, 2014, Wed 06:00pm

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