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There is a monthly minimum water bill for up to 2,000 gallons of water. After that, the water increases every 100 gallons. Sewer charges are based on water usage. If you have questions, you can always contact the water department at 217-324-2022.
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Generally begins the middle of November. View the City calendar for up to date information or call 217-324-8151.
Generally in April and November. View our City Calendar for specific dates or call the Mayor’s Office at 217-324-8151 to confirm.
Please report your problem specific to your complaint, email L. Montogomery, or call 217-324-8151.
Access the Lake Resident or Non-Lake Resident tree removal request form, email L. Montogomery, or call 217-324-8151.
Complete the street light outage form, email L. Montogomery, or call 217-324-8151.
Email L. Montogomery or call 217-324-8151.
You can pay your water bill by the following options:
You may call the Water Department at 217-324-2022 to set up service or complete the required form online. To disconnect water service, please call the Water Department at 217-324-2022.
There is a $100 deposit and $25 activation fee to begin service.
Sewer is included on your water bill. You have the following options for payments:
City-wide clean-up is generally held in April and October. Please call the Mayor’s Office at 217-324-8151 to confirm the date.
There is currently no recycling facility in the area. Please call the local waste provider for additional information on recycling options.
Residents can install the sidewalk themselves and be reimbursed $1.50 per square foot by following City guidelines and upon approval from the Street Superintendent. The resident must email L Montgomery to see if funds are available. Or resident can request to be put on a waitlist, which may take several years to complete. Send inquiries to L. Montgomery or call 217-324-8151
Access online payments.
View the online press release. They are also submitted to local newspapers and local radio stations.