Farmer City hires new Police Chief

Farmer City hires new Police Chief

The City of Farmer City is pleased to announce the hiring of David Betz as its new Police Chief.  Lt. Betz enjoyed a successful 31-year career with the City of Chicago before retiring and moving to Decatur. Betz worked in nearly all areas of police work in Chicago from gang investigations to patrol.  He holds… Continue Reading

The 100 Block of W. Water St to be closed starting this week

The 100 Block of W. Water St to be closed starting this week

Beginning tomorrow, Monday, October 1, 2018, the 100 block of West Water Street will be closed to through traffic to replace the water main. Traffic will need to find alternative routes and businesses on Main Street, on either side of Water St, will have to utilize their alleys from a different direction. Construction is expected… Continue Reading

October Newsletter

October Newsletter

PDF File Farmer City Haunted Forest Fri., Oct. 26 • 6p.m.-11p.m. Sat, Oct. 27 • 3p.m.-11 p.m. The Farmer City Haunted Forest is a Haunted Hay rack Ride through the Salt Creek Campsites, located in South Park just south of Farmer City.  The hay rack ride takes you around South Park and then into the… Continue Reading

Proposed TIF Plan available for review

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

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

Sept. Newsletter

Sept. Newsletter

PDF Watch for school children the start of the 2018-19 school year Places to take Your Electronic Recyciling FYI – Starting back on January 1, 2012, electronic devices are banned from landfills and cannot be disposed of with regular trash. The Electronic Products and Recycling Act of Illinois provides for free drop off and disposal of electronics to all individual… Continue Reading

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