Through continued efforts to increase resident safety in the face of severe weather, the City of New Berlin has earned its StormReady® certification. A StormReady® certification ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. March 25 in Council Chambers at City Hall, preceding the Common Council meeting. Marcia Cronce, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service’s Milwaukee/Sullivan office will present the City with its certification. The media is encouraged to attend.
“The City of New Berlin is extremely proud to be the largest City in the State of Wisconsin to receive this certification to date,” stated Mayor Dave Ament. “This is just another example of our commitment to excellence. I am honored and proud of this StormReady certification and commend our resourceful staff for their dedicated efforts.”
StormReady® is a national community preparedness program that helps communities develop plans to handle all types of severe weather. In general, a community must possess a solid communication network and have a comprehensive multi-hazard emergency operations plan.