City Newsletter for April, 2021

 

Mike Heisler Mayor
217-256-3408

Ward 1
Tyler McLaughlin
217-430-8723

Truman Phillips
217-242-9480

Ward 2
Kim Nagel
217-256-3484

David Krum
319-795-7864

Ward 3
Alan Leffler
217-256-3515

Linda Schrader
217-256-4547


Hancock County
Sheriff Department
217-357-2115 or 911

Warsaw City Hall
217-256-3214

Warsaw Public Utilities
217-256-4512


The City Council Meeting is April 28, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Warsaw City Hall, 210 N 4th Street. Newly elected candidates will be sworn in at this meeting.

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Food Pantry Needs

The Warsaw Township Food Pantry wishes to thank all the people who have donated food and or money to the Food Pantry.  Sincere thanks also to those who volunteer and help on the give away day.  The Food Pantry distributes food every second Wednesday of the month between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. at the Bott Community Center, 705 Lafayette Street. For more information contact Karen Torbeck at 217-256-4438, Stephanie Doyle at 217-440-3410 or the Bott Community Center at 217-256-4593.

The St Paul’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry, 240 South 4th Street, is held the third Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For emergency requests, please call 217-575-0045. We deliver to those who are homebound or who cannot carry the food box.

The First Warsaw Presbyterian Church,  210 South 4th Street sponsors a Blessing Box located on the north side of the church by the steps.  Please feel free to take what you need.


Spring is On the Way

Once the snow starts to melt, and trees are still bare, yards with garbage and junk will be visible again.  It is time to “Spring” clean  your properties!  City Wide Clean Up is set for April 23 and 24, 2021.  Click here for a list of items accepted.

Items accepted are also listed below.


Other News

The City of Warsaw Water Department is accepting debit/credit cards along with online water bill payments. A payment service fee is added by the Utility Bill Company pending the balance of your bill.  Go to https://warsawillinois.azurewebsites.net/ to set up your account.

 Utility bill payments can be made online at the web address above, through the payment drop box in front of City Hall, by mail or by phone  using a credit/debit card.

WARSAW FIREWORKS are July 10, 2021 at the Warsaw Fairgrounds.   Donations  for the fireworks can be made at Hill-Dodge Bank or Warsaw City Hall!  This event is put on by volunteers and donations!!

Warsaw Fairgrounds, Ralston Park and Geode Glen Park shelter houses are reserved at City Hall, 210 N 4th Street by calling 217-256-3214 in advance.

The Warsaw Riverfront Campground is now open. Reservations can be made at City Hall, 210 N 4th Street by calling 217-256-3214 in advance.

Thank you Hill-Dodge Bank and Warsaw VFW for sponsoring the Children’s Easter Egg Hunt on April 3rd!

City Hall welcomes Kelsey Weigand recently hired as Part-time Water Assistant!

The City of Warsaw has vacancies to fill for Alderman Ward 2 and the City Treasurer’s position.  If you are interested in getting involved and helping your community contact City Hall at 217-256-3214.


Water Disconnect Ordinance

Discontinuance of service; reinstatement:  If the rates or charges for such services are not paid within 60 days after rendition of the bill for services, services shall be discontinued without further notice and shall not be reinstated until all past due bills, including penalties and all other charges are paid in full.

Water Service shall be disconnected 60 days after the bill for such services have been sent or the utility bill balance exceeds $125.00. The City will dispatch a representative of the City to disconnect water and charge of $100 will be added to the balance owed.

If the City employee is dispatched to reconnect service after employee’s regular working hour, the Water Service will be charged a 4 hour overtime fee in accordance with the City employee’s current pay rate.

Customer water deposits are nonrefundable until the resident vacates the property and pays all charges in full.

The City of Warsaw Water Department is accepting debit/credit cards along with on line water bill payments.  A payment service fee is added by the Utility Bill Company pending the balance of your bill.  Go to the following address to set up your account https://warsawillinois.azurewebsites.net/ 


Warsaw Fireworks

WARSAW FIREWORKS are July 10, 2021 at the Warsaw Fairgrounds Donations for the fireworks can be made at Hill-Dodge Bank or Warsaw City Hall!  This event is put on by volunteers and donations!!


Reminder

This is a reminder, unused or expired medication can be disposed of at Warsaw City Hall, 210 North 4th Street Monday through Friday 8:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. No syringes are allowed.


 

City Wide Clean Up

Clean up will be for Citizens of Warsaw Only

Friday, April 23, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Drop Off Area Warsaw Burn Pile (Information at the bottom of page)

 Items which will be collected are:

  1. Washers
  2. Dryers
  3. Stoves
  4. Water heaters (emptied)
  5. Dishwashers
  6. Metal-tin, copper, and aluminum
  7. Small pieces of lumber
  8. Furniture
  9. Lawn mowers
  10. Refrigerators (emptied and clean)
  11. Air conditioners
  12. Deep freezers (emptied and clean)
  13. Batteries
  14. Microwaves
  15. Vacuum cleaners
  16. Carpet

Items which CANNOT be collected are:

  1. TV’s
  2. Computers and printers
  3. Tires
  4. Liquids in cans including paint
  5. Barrels of ashes, etc.
  6. Regular garbage items such as: Garbage, etc.

 The Hancock County Highway Department, 101 First Street, Carthage, IL will take paint, TV’s, Computers and printers and other electronics.  Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Friday only. For more information call 217-357-3155. A complete list is available at Warsaw City Hall.

Items will not be picked up at residence homes.  The Central Drop off area is the Warsaw Burn Pile/City Storage Shed on Water Street. The handicap and elderly will be given assistance for pick up items.  If you need assistance, contact City Hall at 217-256-3214 by Thursday, April 22, 2021.

 A copy of a current Water Bill must be shown at the drop off point.  Items will be monitored and we reserve the right to refuse some items.