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Ashton IL Park Committee Meeting

Monday, July 15th at 6pm

Ashton Village Hall
Mills and Petrie Memorial Library
704 N. First Street Ashton, IL 61006

 

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Due to construction, the weather, and some mechanical issues
The Ashton Splash Pad is
CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

We will keep you as we know when or if it will be up and running again

Thank you for your support and patience!

 

 

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Work on Illinois 251 begins July 9

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction work on Illinois 251 from Lakeview Drive to Veterans Parkway in Rochelle will begin on Tuesday, July 9.

Martin & Co. Excavating will be starting the $390,000 project to patch and resurface the roadway.

Daily lane closures with flaggers will be utilized. Drivers should be prepared to stop for flaggers who will be directing traffic through the work areas. The project is expected to be completed within six weeks.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

 

 

 

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Resurfacing of I-88 begins June 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on eastbound Interstate 88, from the IL 78 interchange to the US 30 Clinton interchange, will begin on Monday, June 24.

The work involves resurfacing the road and will require lane closures for approximately two months to complete the work, with all lanes open from 3 p.m. July 3 through July 7.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

 

 

 

 

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Work on Interstate 39 begins June 26

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, construction on Interstate 39 at Beemerville Road, located 3 miles south of U.S. 30, will begin on Wednesday, June 26.

Civil Coatings and Construction Inc. will be starting the $196,000 contract to clean and paint the steel on the structure carrying Beemerville Road over I-39.

To complete the work, lane closures will be required for I-39 northbound and southbound for approximately one month. Traffic on Beemerville Road will not be affected by the work.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

 

 

 

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Road Construction on IL-38 (Lincoln Highway)

March 18th, 2019 through August 1st, 2019

Phoenix Corp of the Quad Cities will be performing an improvement that consists of removal and replacement of two concrete box culverts carrying IL-38 over drainage ditches
One culvert is 0.1 mile east of Daysville Road in Franklin Grove and the other culvert is 0.2 mile east of Center Road west of Rochelle
Please note that in these two locations the roadway will be restricted to one lane of traffic
The work is scheduled to begin March 18th, 2019 and be completed by August 1st, 2019
Please take this as notice of the restriction to all traffic, EMS, Fire, Maintenance, School, etc.

Information per Chad Misfeldt
Project Manager
Phoenix Corporation of the Quad Cities
Via email on March 5, 2019

Please forward all questions and comments to
Phoenix Corporation of the Quad Cities
cmisfeldt@phoenixcorp.org

 

 

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Ashton IL e-pay

Starting March 4, 2019!

The Village of Ashton IL

Is now taking web payments for Water Bills, Police Tickets and Building Permits

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Emergency Alert Messaging System

The Village of Ashton has set up an alert system to notify residents in case of an emergency.

We would like all residents to sign up for the alerts to be informed in case of an emergency.

How do you sign up, you ask? You can fill out a form at the Village Office (810 Main St) or call the office (453-2241).


 

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Yard waste information for Ashton IL

Have your lawn waste at the curb by

7:00 am on Monday and Friday to ensure that is picked up

**BROWN PAPER LAWN WASTE BAGS ARE ACCEPTABLE**

 

ORDINANCE NO. 110810B

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF ASHTON, ILLINOIS
Chapter 54 - solid waste

LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE

Article II
GARBAGE AND REFUSE
SECTION 54 - 34

WHERAS, the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Ashton, Lee County, Illinois, have deemed it appropriate to establish a Landscape Debris Collection Policy and to create Article II, Garbage and Refuse, Section 54 - 34.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Village of Ashton Code of Ordinance be amended as follows:

Chapter 54
Solid Waste

A. Article II Garbage and Refuse. Section 54-34

a) The Village of Ashton shall collect landscape debris on Monday and Friday of each week which schedule from time to time may be amended without ordinance by Village Resolution; provided that the material is properly placed for collection as hereafter set forth.

b) Landscape debris is defined as: leaves, grass clippings, small branches and brush tied in bundles of five feet (5') in length or less and not exceeding fifty pounds, plants and other organic materials which would normally be associated with residential gardens together with shrub and bushes from a typical parcel of residential property.

**BROWN PAPER LAWN WASTE BAGS ARE ACCEPTABLE**

c) Landscape debris shall be placed in clear bags, if not bundled as described hereinabove. Except that small branches may be placed in cans of 30 gallons or less. All bags, cans, and/or bundles must be placed at the front curb for pick up. In no event shall any landscape debris be placed for collection if mixed with other solid waste. In no event shall any landscape debris be placed for collection in any single bag, can and/or bundle weighs in excess of 50 lbs. Any landscape waste which is mixed with solid waste or is in excess of 50 lbs will not be disposed of by the City and in addition, any violator will be subject to fines and penalties as provided in the general penalty of description in the Municipal Code.

d) Any accumulation of landscape debris on any particular pick up day in excess of one Village truck (one ton truck) will be assessed an additional $25.00 charge per load. Arrangements for such pick up must be made in advance together with payment therefore. In the alternative, the Village of Ashton will provide for a truck to be dropped off to be loaded by the Village resident and thereafter dumped by a Village employee at no charge. Any such request must be made to the Village Clerk at least 7 days before the requested drop off. Delivery of the truck and scheduling thereof are subject to availability; Village obligations' and other requests. Village reserves the right and may reasonably deny any such request.

**BROWN PAPER LAWN WASTE BAGS ARE ACCEPTABLE**

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OFFICIAL LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE IN A WORD (.doc) FORMAT

 

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OFFICIAL LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE IN AN ADOBE READER (.pdf) FORMAT

 

 

 

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Garbage Pickup in Ashton IL

Garbage pickup is normally on Mondays

*Please limit your cans to no more than 50lbs

No Garbage Pickup in Ashton on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For more information, go to Northern Illinois Disposal Service

 

 

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Weather siren in Ashton IL

The Ashton Police tests
THE WEATHER SIREN
The first Tuesday of every month at 10 am

TESTS are 1 minute
Actual Warning Signal is for 3-5 minutes
If a tornado WARNING is issued for this area, the siren will be activated.
If a tornado is developing or is spotted near us and we are not under a tornado warning, the siren will be activated

 

 

 

 

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Village of Ashton IL
PO Box 186
810 Main Street
Ashton IL 61006

Ashton Illinois is in Lee County, IL

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