Author Archives: City Manager

Proposed TIF Plan available for review

The City of Farmer City is considering adopting a new commercial/industrial TIF that will promote economic revitalization from I-74 through downtown and beyond.  This new TIF will provide funds to rehab deteriorating structures, improve infrastructure and entice new development. Attached here you will find the Farmer City Forward TIF Plan for your review.  The City… Continue Reading

2019 City Election Packets available

Beginning September 18, 2018, City of Farmer City Council election petition packets may be picked up at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 105 S Main St.  Petitions may be picked up during regular office hours, Monday-Friday between 8am-4pm. Positions up for election on April 2, 2019 include the Mayor (4-year term) and two… Continue Reading

Part time Utility Billing Clerk/Deputy City Clerk sought

The City of Farmer City, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Utility Billing Clerk and Deputy City Clerk.  High School diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.  Responsibilities include: Utility billings and collections; front desk customer service, general office support and serving as City Clerk in the absence of the Clerk for… Continue Reading

Invitation to bid – house demolition

The City Clerk of the City of Farmer City will receive sealed bids for the demolition and removal of the house located at 420 North John Street Bids will be opened at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 in the City Council chambers, 105 S Main Street Farmer City. All bids must be submitted on… Continue Reading

Utility bills due June 10

The City is aware that the utility bills that were mailed out May 21 have a due date of May 20, 2018.  The utility bills are, in fact, due on the 10th of the following month, which in this case is June 10.  We are investigating what caused this error in the system.  In the… Continue Reading

Farmer City Pool to open June 1, 2018!

The City of Farmer City will open its pool for the season on June 1, 2018!  It’s 4 days later than normal, but we had to make necessary repairs to a couple of the deep end pool walls.  We have also installed new lockers in both the boys’ and girls’ locker rooms! We look forward… Continue Reading

Heritage Days almost here – Main St parking to close

With Heritage Days about to start, overnight parking will become prohibited starting overnight tonight.  Main Street will only be available to local business traffic beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23 and the street will be completely closed for the festival sometime Thursday, May 24, 2018!  Thank you for your understanding and enjoy the festival!! Continue Reading

Strategic Planning Final Report Completed & Available!

The City of Farmer City underwent a strategic planning process earlier this year, which included civic engagement, staff input and a City Council retreat.  This plan creates priorities, plans and action items to address issues and opportunities facing Farmer City and its residents and businesses. Attached is the final report with those results put together… Continue Reading

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