Watseka Flood Update: Curfew Partially Lifted, Contractor Guidelines in Place

Update from Watseka Police and Fire Departments:

CURFEW LIFTED FOR CERTAIN AREAS.
The curfew for areas of Watseka not directly affected by flooding will be lifted at 6 AM Friday July 17, 2015.

Areas still affected by flooding will be kept in the curfew. These areas are:
Oak Street north to Sheridan St and the Union Pacific RR tracks East to 8th Street.
Lafayette St North to Iroquois Street and the West City limits to the Union Pacific RR tracks.
One block either side of West Park Avenue.


Important Message from City Hall:

Until further notice, due to the severe flooding emergency within the City of Watseka, no contractor shall perform any work on any structure within the City of Watseka that was affected by flooding without first registering at City Hall. Each such contractor must be licensed, bonded, and insured to perform the proposed work, and must provide a written estimate for the cost of the work to be performed

FOR THE CITY OF WATSEKA
Robert Harwood, Mayor