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Water Main Replacement Project


Our Water Main Replacement project will be starting soon.  Per IEPA guidelines, we must post notice to the Village Residents.  To read the notice on the Village website, you will find it under the...

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Illinois continued shutdown...


Bear with me, this may be lengthy. I am sure most of you are aware the shutdown for Illinois is being extended until May 31, 2020. A hot topic from yesterdays press conference is the wearing of...

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CARES Act for Small Businesses


CARES Act summary

My link was bad - my apologies.  This should work to link you to the summary of the small business loan/grant monies available.

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Village Board Meetings are MOVING to a NEW location!


REMINDER:  Beginning March 2, 2020 the Village Board Meetings will be held at the Community Room of the Forreston Public Library.  We hope the public will appreicate the accessbility, seating, a...

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2020 Water and Sewer Rates


Water and Sewer bills are in the mail!  They are in an envelope with the new water rates.  THIS IS THE LAST BILL AT THE 2015 RATE.  When meters are read next, February 20,2020, the new water rates...

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Snow is on the way!


REMINDER TO RESIDENTS:  The Village has an odd/even parking ordinance.  The Village also requires all sidewalks be shoveled and snow should NOT be pushed into the road.

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CLOSED Monday, December 9th


Village Hall will be closed on Monday, December 9th.  

Other Holiday closure dates are:  December 24 & 25 and January 1st.  (We may sneak out early in the office on the 31st if it isn't busy...) ...

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Census Bureau is hiring!


There will be an Applicant Day on Thursday, August 29th at the Forreston Public Library from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.  If you are looking for part time work, PLEASE stop in and fill out an...

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Now Available - Pay online!


Residents are now able to pay their water and sewer bills and their Village of Forreston Ordinance Fines online through GovPayNet with credit or debit cards.  A nominal card processing fee will be...

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Brush Pick Up


Brush pick up will begin the first Monday in May (May 7th) and will continue on the 1st and 3rd Monday's of each month WEATHER PERMITTING.  Please trim limbs in 6-8 foot lengths and lay branches...

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Need Help with City Services Schedule?


The Village of Forreston does not have a garbage contract.  You must contact Moring Disposal for garbage pick up.  Pick up is Wednesday morning - early.  We suggest you put garbage out the night...

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Water Bills


Water bills are ALWAYS due on the 15th of the month.  If you are late paying your bill, there is a $10 fee.  If you have questions about your bill, please call our office at 815-938-2400 Monday...

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Village of Forreston Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!


We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and...

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