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Coal City Food Pantry

The Coal City Food Pantry is available for those needing assistance. The hours of operation are: Monday:  9:00am-11:00am Thursday:  1:00pm-3:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm Closed on major holidays and during inclement weather that cancels school. Where:  6805 E. McArdle Road Coal City, IL 60416 PH:  815-216-3288 Enter through the South Entrance Doors See their Facebook page:  Coal […]

IEMA Highlights Role of Volunteers in Diaster

PRESS RELEASE:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018                           Contact:  Patti Thompson 217-557-4756 Volunteers assist with preparedness, response and recovery SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is highlighting ways Illinois residents can volunteer and provide critical assistance when disaster strikes. IEMA is partnering with local emergency management agencies throughout the month of April to […]

April-Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheels for Prevention Pinwheels are a national symbol for child abuse and neglect prevention and can be promoted in may difference ways.  During the month of April, pinwheels will be displayed at the Village Hall, courtesy of the GFWC-IL Prairie Woman’s Club,   to raise awareness of child abuse prevention and the promise that every child deserves a […]

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 5, 2018

Yard Waste Pick up begins April 5, 2018 and ends November 30, 2018. All yard waste material must be placed in “Kraft” paper bags or in ridged containers of no more than Thirty-three (33) gallons in capacity.  Residents using ridged containers will be required to properly identify those containers designated as having yard waste material. […]

IEMA Urges People to Prepare for Severe Weather

For Immediate Release March 1, 2018                   Jennifer Ricker/Acting Director Contacts:  Patti Thompson 217-557-4756  patti.thompson@illinois.gov IEMA, IESMA Sponsor Online Weather Alert Radio Contest in March SPRINGFIELD – As recent widespread flooding demonstrates; severe weather can happen any time of the year. To help people prepare for weather emergencies, IEMA and local emergency management agencies will be […]

Obstruction of Fire Hydrants

During the flushing of the Village’s fire hydrants, it was noticed homeowners are planting bushes, placing decorations etc. on or near fire hydrants. This is impeding the fire hydrants accessibility. Minutes count during an emergency. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. ANY […]

COMMUNITY ALERT SYSTEM-ARE YOU ENROLLED?

When we issue a notification about a potential safety hazard or concern, do you want to receive a voice mail, text communication or email alert? These alerts would include boil orders, water main breaks, crime alerts as well as evacuation recommendations.  Well now you can now stay connected by receiving up to the minute Emergency […]

OPEN BURNING RESTRICTIONS

The open burning of landscape waste, including leaves, shall be permitted ONLY from October 15 to May 1, provided such open burning shall be subject to the following restrictions:       (1)   Open burning shall occur only on the property upon which the landscape waste was generated.       (2)   Open burning of landscape waste is permitted only on weekdays between […]