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Area Disposal Postcard Update

Residential homeowners should be receiving Area Disposal postcards in the mail this week to sign up for garbage and recycling bins to begin Thursday, May 3, 2018.  No action is required if you want a 95-gallon waste cart and 95-gallon recycling cart.  They will automatically be delivered to your home free of charge.  However, to… Continue Reading

2018 Mowing bids – Still available

The City of Farmer City is still seeking bids to mow various City properties for the 2018 season.  A new bid opening has been set for March 29, 2018 at 2 pm at City Hall.  Attached is the bid packet, which is also available for pick-up at City Hall and will be published in Champaign’s… Continue Reading

Water disturbance possible

As we continue our search for a major leak, we have a consultant in town who is helping us look.  We will be opening and shutting valves in our attempt to locate it, which may disturb the water.  This disturbance may create discolored and/or gritty water.  You may want to refrain from washing clothes at… Continue Reading

Illegal burning? Abandoned vehicles? Please call the Police Department at (309) 928-2111!

Please help the City address ordinance violations, such as illegal burning, by contacting the Farmer City Police Department at (309) 928-2111.  They will address these violations based on personal observation and citizen complaints.  In the case of leaf burning, with the wind and depending on the size of the fire, it can be nearly impossible… Continue Reading

We want you – Farmer City Strategic Planning!!

The City of Farmer City will be undergoing its first Strategic Planning in January and February, 2018!  We will hold 3 different focus groups to hear from community stakeholders, other government entities and YOU! What is Strategic Planning?  Creating a Strategic Plan helps the City provide a sense of direction and set measurable goals for… Continue Reading

Community Times – December

PDF Version Updated: Farmer City Council Meetings in Dec. will be the 5 & 18 Refuse and Recycling Pickup Program The City of Farmer City has adopted a new program for all single family residences to utilize a single garbage hauler for refuse and recycling pickup. In this way, the City was able to help… Continue Reading

City of Farmer City FY 2016-17 Audit

The audit of the City of Farmer City’s Fiscal year 2016-2017, which ended April 30, 2017, was presented to the City Council at its regularly scheduled meeting last night.  Attached please find the audit in its entirety.  If you have any questions, please call the City Manager at City Hall at 309-928-3412.  Thank you!  2017… Continue Reading

Residential Refuse & Recycling Contract FAQ’s

With the passage of the contract for city-wide Residential Refuse and Recycling services, we thought it would be helpful to distribute some Frequently Asked Questions…  Area Disposal will be reaching out very soon to each and every residence with information regarding the program.  In the meantime, here are a few helpful items of note: When… Continue Reading

Trick-or-Treat Hours

The City of Farmer City’s Trick-or-Treat hours will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. this Halloween, Oct. 31, 2017!  And don’t forget the Chamber of Commerce’s Trunk-or-Treat event that day in downtown (100 Blk South Main Street) from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. for all the little ghosts and goblins.  They’ll have a costume contest, hot… Continue Reading

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