West Bend — Washington County Sergeant Jill Raffay received the NICE Systems Line Supervisor of the Year award at the National APCO Conference on Aug. 20 in Anaheim, Calif.
Raffay is the Sheriff's Office communications supervisor. She was nominated for the award by her supervisor, Capt. Steve Gonwa and selected for the award by a panel of judges from the industry.
lawn watering ban
Germantown — The Germantown Department of Public Works has declared a lawn watering ban effective immediately.
Residents are being asked to limit their water use by following an odd-even schedule. Residents with an odd-numbered address are asked to water their lawns only on odd days of the week. Even-numbered homes can water on even days until further notice.
The DPW also asks that residents on private wells voluntarily restrict lawn watering to conserve water resources that may be shared by neighbors.
The DPW has issued the ban due to extreme demand placed on the village's water system. These restrictions only apply to the watering of lawns. They do not apply to other outside uses of water such as tree or watering a garden.
For information regarding the lawn watering ban, call Germantown Department of Public Works at (262) 250-4721.
Falls company places
in Inc. 5000 rankings
Menomonee Falls — Tailored Label Products, a manufacturer of custom labels and die cut adhesives, placed 4,749 in Inc. Magazine's 5000 ranking.
The magazinemeasures the fastest-growing companies in the United States and welcomes them to the famous Inc. 5000 list. To qualify, companies were required to be U.S.-based, founded and generating revenue by March 2009, privately held, for-profit, independent and meet the minimum revenue of $2 million in 2012.
This is the sixth year in a row that TLP has made the Inc. 5000 listing, along with also being named a Top Company in Wisconsin for 2013.
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