Announcements

Electric Aggregation Program

Dear City of Prophetstown Residents, You are all now receiving NEW letters from DYNEGY for your Electric Municipal Aggregation Program. It is legit this will be the new City Supplier for the energy service. If you wish to stay with the Aggregation Program you do not have to do anything , you will be automatically renewed into the program. If you wish to opt out you will just sign the yellow card and send it back. NO ONE will come to your door to have you sign up or look at your previous bills. IF this happens you send them away!! If anyone EVER comes to your door you ask for a permit from the City and call city hall at 815-537-5598!! Thank you!!

Road Closure Will Be July 12th, 2021

Starting Monday July 12th, 2021 the following streets will be closed for chip and seal work. There will be NO parking allowed. Weather permitting it will be Monday morning July 12th or Tuesday July 13th, 2021. Thank you!

8th St from Locust to Jackson St.

Adam St. from 5th St to W 6th St.

Elm St. From E 3rd. to Alley

Jackson St from W 5th. St. to the Tower

9th St. from Locust St to Jackson St.

Railroad – Washington St. to Locust for 2 Blocks

Dairy Lane

4th of July Holiday

CITY HALL OFFICES WILL  

BE CLOSED MONDAY

 JULY 5th, 2021

 IN OBSERVANCE OF THE

 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

BEFORE THE PLAN COMMISSION

ON PROPOSED TEXT AMENDMENTS TO THE ZONING ORDINANCE

CITY OF PROPHETSTOWN, ILLINOIS

            On July 13th, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., a public hearing will be held by the Plan Commission of the City of Prophetstown, an Illinois municipal corporation (the “City”), in City Hall, which is located at 339 Washington Street, Prophetstown, Illinois, for the purpose of considering and hearing testimony with respect to proposed text amendments to the City’s Zoning Ordinance.  The proposed text amendments would amend the City’s Zoning Ordinance regarding the temporary allowance of cargo storage containers on certain properties within the City.  A copy of the proposed text amendments are on file with the City Clerk.

            All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing and will be given an opportunity to be heard.

            By order of the Corporate Authorities of the City of Prophetstown, Illinois.

Connie Jensen

City Clerk

Prophetstown, Illinois

Dick Brown Fishing Derby

2021

15th ANNUAL

PROPHETSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

“DICK BROWN”  JUNE

19th, 2021  FISHING DERBY 

PROPHETSTOWN STATE PARK

SATURDAY, JUNE 19TH

8AM-9AM Boys & Girls UP TO 6yrs

9 AM-10AM Boys & Girls 7-10 yrs

10AM- 11AM Boys & Girls 11-14yrs

Registration blanks available at Police Department or at Park on the 19th, a parent must sign registration blank.

All must check in at Park before fishing.

PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED for each Age Group

MORE PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN

FOR INFORMATION CALL 815-537-2386

E-Waste

There is NO E-Waste this Saturday June 19th, 2021. It has been cancelled due to the John Crady 5K and the Dick Brown Fishing Derby being held on Saturday June 19th, 2021. The next scheduled E-Waste Dates are August 21st and October 16th, 2021. Thank you!!

E-waste

City of Prophetstown E-Waste Program
Next Dates: The City will be accepting E-Waste on August 21st, 2021 and Final Date of October 16th, 2021, from the Hours of 9a.m. to 12p.m.
Location: This will take place at the Public Works building at 233 E. Railroad St. There will be a sign on building were items will be taken.
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE PROGRAMS GUIDELINES ACCEPTABLE ITEMS ONLY
TV’S-TUBE, FLAT, CONSOLE, PROJECTION STYLES
COMPUTER MONITORS/TOWERS/KEY BOARDS PRINTERS
KITCHEN ELECTRONICS STEREOS/SPEAKERS DVD/VCR PLAYERS GAME CONSOLES TABLETS
CELL PHONES LAPTOPS
FAX MACHINES SCANNERS CAMERAS/CAMCORDERS

E-WASTE ITEMS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED WHEN THERE IS AN ATTENDENT PRESENT SO PLEASE: DON’T JUST DROP OR SET ITEMS OFF BY THE BUILDING WHEN NO ONE IS PRESENT OR THIS SERVICE WILL JUST GO AWAY.

THIS IS A FREE SERVICE FOR THE CITY THAT IS PROVIDED BY UNIVERSAL RECYCLING TECHNOLOGIES
ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT BRIAN STRIKE AT 815-537-5214

Applications

Police Department and City hall applications are still being accepted until Monday May 17th, 2021. Prophetstown Police department has a full time position open and the City hall has a part time position open if you’re interested please inquire within.

Bulk Waste 2021

City of Prophetstown Bulky Waste Clean Up 2021

Start Date: May 10th till May 17t h or as soon as there full they will be removed

Locations: There will be 4 dumpsters at the Public Works Building, 233 E. Railroad St.

PLEASE NOTE: ELECTRONIC ITEMS ARE NOW BANNED FROM ILLINIOS LANDFILLS. SO PLEASE DO NOT THROW THEM IN THE DUMPSTERS. YOU CAN GO TO WWW.MORINGDISPOSAL.COM AND LOOK AT THE “E RECYCLING SOLUTIONS” LINK FOR OTHER OPTIONS AVAIBLE TO YOU ON RECYCLING YOUR E WASTE.

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF PROGRAM GUIDELINES

ACCEPTABLE (BULKY)

Couches Sectional

Sleeper Sofas Rocker/ recliners Coffee/end tables Kitchen Tables Bed Frames

Mattress/box springs Baby beds (cribs) Bicycles

Dressers, shelving, cabinets etc•.• Push mowers (fuel must be drained)

ACCEPTABLE MISC. ITEMS

Bikes, tricycles, & other outdoor toys Grills, shovels, rakes, lawn chairs etc••• Baby swings, playpens, walkers, car seats Dishes, clothing, pillows, picture frames, Area rugs

UNACCEPTABLE (BULKY)

Major appliances Air conditioners De-Humidifiers Electronic Items

Water heater/softener Windows

Plate glass

Riding lawn mowers Tires

Demolition/remodeling debris Cement , rock, brick

Swing sets Carpeting

UNACCEPTABLE MISC.

Auto batteries

Liquid waste of any kind Household hazardous waste Medical waste

Yard waste

PLEASE CONTACT BRIAN STRIKE AT 815-537-5598 OR 815 -537-5214 WITH ANY QUESTIONS

City Hall to be Closed

City hall will be closed Thursday April 29th, 2021 at 12:00 pm. For emergencies please call 815-537-2386 or 911. Thank you!

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