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Thank You Fischer Excavating

8/13/2020

We would like to send a special thank you to Fischer Excavating for opening Highway 26, and for taking the rest of the afternoon to haul debris on Monday after the storm. Things are...

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Village Board Meeting Cancelled

8/13/2020

Our Village Board Meeting scheduled for August 17th will be cancelled. It is tentatively rescheduled to August 24th, which is the following Monday.

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Village Hall Electricity

8/11/2020

The Village Hall has no phones or electricity at this time.

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Happy 4th of July!!

6/30/2020

Village Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3rd for the Holiday Weekend.  If you have a water/sewer emergency, please leave a voicemail at 815-275-5528 and the on duty employee will return your...

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Water Main Replacement Project

5/20/2020

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...

4/24/2020

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

4/1/2020

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!

2/27/2020

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

1/23/2020

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!

1/9/2020

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

12/3/2019

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!

8/28/2019

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!

7/25/2018

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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