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NEW WEBSITE

The City has a new website at www.cityoffreeport.org and www.ci.freeport.il.us will be taken down in the near future.  Please redirect any browser bookmarks or favorites to www.cityoffreeport.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To follow City Hall on Facebook
City of Freeport IL City Hall

 

To follow Lowell Crow, City Manager, on TWITTER
CityManager @CityMangerFP

 

 

INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

 

Meet with Mayor Miller

One-on-One conversations with Mayor Jodi Miller

December 6, 2018 - 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Starbucks, 780 W. South St., Freeport

view link

Cup of Joe with Manager Crow

Open Form with Manager Crow Taking Questions From Attendees

January 11, 2019 - 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Beltline Cafe, 325 W. South St., Freeport

view link

 

FLOODING INFORMATION

 

"After the Flood"
Illinois Department of Public Health

To view the booklet, "After the Flood", published by the IDPH on tips, advice, and instructions once your home has been flooded, click here

To Provide Assistance
Salvation Army

Contact Captain Lee Brickson at 815.238.9173 or email at Jim_Brickson@usc.salvationarmy.org View Press Release

Freeport Area Church Cooperative

514 S Chicago Ave., Freeport - 815.233.0435

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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NOTICE OF ELECTION: The office of the City Clerk will be accepting Nominating Papers and Objections for Aldermanic seats for 2019 Elections ... see below

LEAF COLLECTION PROGRAM

The City's Leaf Collection Program will begin Monday, October 15, 2018, and conclude the week of November 26, 2018. Click here for more information.

Last Day: All leaves must be to the curb by Sunday, November 25, 2018. The leaf collection crews will make one final pass on each street beginning November 26, 2018.

FACADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT

Applications are being received for the Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Program through February 1, 2019. A timeline for the program is as follows:

10/01/2018 Applications available from City of Freeport 11/13/2018 - 7:30 a.m. Workshop on Grant Application at City Hall (Rescheduled) 01/25/2019 Deadline to obtain a Certificate of Appropriateness

02/01/2019 Deadline for applications 02/19/2019 Public Hearing of Historic Preservation Commission 03/04/2019 City Council review of HPC award recommendations 03/06/2019 Notification to applicants 08/30/2019 Completion deadline for all awarded projects

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PRESS RELEASE: Water & Sewer Dept. Announces Billing Timelines for Late Charges and Non-Paid Turn-Off Dates  view link
5-Year Capital Improvement Plan - Streets and Water & Sewer - FY2019-2024   Link to: Presentation May 14, 2018

STREET CONDITION ANALYSIS

An assessment has been performed regarding the conditions of the streets within the City limits of Freeport. A colored rating system is used to show the various conditions.  Link to: Street Assessment

COLLECTIONS FOR PAST DUE WATER & SEWER ACCOUNTS

The City of Freeport has recently approved a collection agency, Municipal Collection Services Inc. (MCSI), to send out collection letters for past due water and sewer accounts. The first batch of letters that were printed said Ticket # on them. It should have said Account #.  If you get such a letter and have questions, please contact Denise at the City of Freeport at 815.801.8006.

   Old City Hall is officially for sale - Call: 815.235.8206
   City Manager Form of Government
Greater Freeport Partnership - website  Link to Visitor's Guide 2018

 

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Electric Aggregation Questions - view link

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Notice of Election


Elections will be held to nominate candidates for the following offices:
 Ward 1 Alderman (4-year term ending May 2023)
 Ward 3 Alderman (4-year term ending May 2023)
 Ward 4 Alderman (Remainder of 4-year term ending May 2021)
 Ward 5 Alderman (4-year term ending May 2023)
 Ward 7 Alderman (4-year term ending May 2023)
 Alderman at Large (4-year term ending May 2023)


The election will be held on the following dates:
 Consolidated Primary will be held on February 26, 2019
 Consolidated Election will be held on April 2, 2019

For information to include with nomination petitions, please consult the State of Illinois
Candidate's Guide 2019. A copy of the 2019 Candidates Guide may be obtained through the website of the Illinois State Board of Elections. This document contains election information, signature requirements, and filing guidelines. Illinois State Board of Election 2019 Candidate’s Guide: https://elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2019CanGuide.pdf


The Stephenson County website (County Clerk department page) provides electronic files (PDF version) of previous election results. The following link is provided to assist in obtaining this information: Stephenson County Clerk website: http://www.co.stephenson.il.us/clerk/elections2018.asp

Please visit the State Board of Elections' website periodically for any changes or amendments to the 2019 Candidates Guide. The City Clerk of Freeport makes no representation regarding the accuracy or validity of the documents in the provided links.

Candidates’ nomination papers for Established Political Parties will be accepted in the City Clerk’s office at 314 W. Stephenson St., Suite 200, Freeport, Illinois, during customary City Hall business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) beginning Monday, November 19, 2018, through Monday, November 26, 2018. The office of the City Clerk and all of City Hall is closed on weekends and will also be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018.

The last day to file objections to nomination papers of Established Political Parties is Monday, December 3, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the office of the City Clerk.

Candidates’ nomination papers for Independent and New Political Parties will be accepted in the City Clerk’s office at 314 W. Stephenson St., Suite 200, Freeport, Illinois, during customary City Hall business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) beginning Monday, December 10, 2018, through Monday, December 17, 2018.


The office of the City Clerk and all of City Hall is closed on weekends and will also be closed on Monday, December 24, 2018, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018.
The last day to file objections to nomination papers of Independent and New Political Parties is Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the office of the City Clerk.


Dovie L. Anderson

City Clerk

 

 

Household Waste Collection Guidelines

Collection Guidelines issued by Moring-Gills Environmental Services - view summary

For further information visit the link above to "Living in Freeport" --- Garbage/Recycling website page. view link

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We Need You On Our Boards and Commissions!

Becoming a member of a board or commission for the City of Freeport is fulfilling community service work and plays a vital role in moving Freeport forward. The City of Freeport has openings on various Boards and Commission. Please let Mayor Jodi Miller know of your interests through completion of the following form: view link.

Forms should be returned to Mayor Jodi, 314 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032. Please call and speak to administrative assistant with any questions at phone number 815-235-8200.

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Area Events

Area Events provided by: Greater Freeport Partnership - view link

 

 

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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815.235.8200 or 815.235.8203