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We’re glad you’ve moved to Washington! It’s wonderful having new neighbors on the block. Like us, we’re sure you will find Washington to be a fantastic place in which to live and raise a family. It is also a great place to work. Listed below you will find information that will make your transition into our community easier. You will also find useful information about the city and city services on this web site. Feel free to explore the links above. Visit the Chamber of Commerce site and learn more about the community and find out how to pick up your welcome packet! Welcome to Washington!

New Resident Helpful Contact Numbers

Ameren CILCO (gas/electric) 1.888.672.5252
City Water/ Sewer Department 309.444.8292
City Building Department 309.444.1122
Frontier (phone & internet)
Frontier (customer service website)
1.877.462.8188
http://internet.frontier.com/
Waste Management (garbage) 1.800.796.9696
Comcast (cable, phone, & internet)
1.800.266.2278
MTCO (fiber, cable, phone & internet) 1.800.859.6826
Fire (non-emergency) 309.444.2511
Police (non-emergency) 309.444.2313
Chamber of Commerce 309.444.9921
Schools - School District Map

Websites:
District 50 - 309.745.8914
District 51 - 309.444.3943
District 52 - 309.444.4182
 

CITY HALL OFFICE PHONE NUMBER AND HOURS

309.444.3196 - Monday thru Friday - 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CITY HALL MAILING ADDRESS

City of Washington
301 Walnut Street
Washington, IL 61571

CITY WARD BOUNDARIES

Ward 1 – corporate limits east of the centerline of Nofsinger Rd., north of the centerline of Cruger Rd., east of the centerline of Dallas Rd., south of the centerline of Mitchell St., east of the centerline of Anne St., south of the centerline of Kingsbury Rd., east of the centerline of Grandyle Dr., south and east of the centerline of Gillman Ave., north of the centerline of Business U.S. Route 24, west of the centerline of Tiezzi Ln., north of the centerline of W. Jefferson St., west of the centerline of Lincoln Ave., north of the centerline of Madison St., west of the centerline of N. Wood St., north of the centerline of Monroe St., and west of the centerline of N. Main St.

Ward 2 – corporate limits on the east of the centerline of N. Main St., south of the centerline of Monroe St., east of the centerline of N. Wood St., south of the centerline of Madison St., east of the centerline of Lincoln Ave., south of the centerline of W. Jefferson St., east of the centerline of Tiezzi Ln., north of the centerline of Business U.S. Route 24, east and south of the centerline of Spring St., east of the centerline of Fall St., south of the centerline of Morris St., east of the centerline of Court Dr. extended south to the TP&W Railroad tracks.

Ward 3 – corporate limits on the east of the centerline of School Street, south of the centerline of Business U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 8, west and north of the centerline of Spring St., west of the centerline of Fall St., north of the centerline of Morris St., west of the centerline of Court St. extended south to the TP&W Railroad tracks.

Ward 4 – corporate limits on the west of the centerline of Nofsinger Rd., south of the centerline of Cruger Rd., west of the centerline of Dallas Rd., north of the centerline of Mitchell St., west of the centerline of Anne St., north of the centerline of Kingsbury Rd., west of the centerline of Grandyle Dr., north and west of the centerline of Gillman Ave., north of the centerline of Business U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 8, and west of the centerline of School St.  

City Wards and School Districts Map (ledger/11x17)  

GARBAGE COLLECTION

The City contracts for residential solid waste, recycling, and landscape waste collection with Waste Management. Please contact them at 1-800-796-9696 to establish service or obtain additional information. Each residential property within the City corporate limits were provided with a blue City of Washington recycling bin. Additional bins are available for purchase at City Hall for $13.10. Homeowners constructing new homes may also pick up their first bin free of charge. We do request when moving from a home that one recycling bin is left with the property for the next homeowner. All questions regarding your service should be directed to Waste Management. All recyclable material may be put in the bin, separated from the other refuse and set out on the curb. Recycling materials are picked up every other week on the same day as your garbage pick-up.    

2017 Recycling Schedule from Waste Management

2017 Recycling Schedule if you live north of Route 8 and Business Route 24 - Schedule A
2017 Recycling Schedule if you live south of Route 8 and Business Route 24 - Schedule B
         (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files. Download the free viewer here).  

CITY WATER & SEWER BILLS

  • City water and sewer bills are mailed monthly. To sign in or out for service please call (309)444-8292. Bills can be paid at City Hall, Washington State Bank, and Ipava State Bank. Some residents may receive their water from North Tazewell Water Co., (309)699-1165 or Washington Estates Water Co., (309)694-1061. You may contact them for information.  

GLENDALE CEMETERY – CITY OWNED AND OPERATED

  • Gravesites are available at a cost of $700 per gravesite in traditional area; $600 per gravesite in Memorial Gardens area; $100 per gravesite in infant burial section. Contact the City Clerk at 444-1137 for more information.  

PUBLIC SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Curbside residential pick-up of unwanted items is scheduled one time each year, generally during the month of April.
  • Brush pick-up is scheduled twice each year, generally during the months of May and October.
  • Vacation house check program. You may call the police department at (309)444-2313 to arrange for this service.
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