Announcements

E-Waste Disposal

Public works will be holding E-waste disposal on Saturday, August 27th at 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.
Location: This will take place at the Public Works building at 233 E. Railroad St.
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
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

Water Rate Increase

Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum water rate will go from $12.33 to $24.33 for the first 3,000 gallons, and 1.50 for every 1,000 gallons after that. Water bills will reflect this increase immediately.

Fire Hydrant Testing

Prophetstown Public Works will be flushing all fire hydrants in the city on Wednesday, June 29th. This may cause discoloration of water, which can be resolved by running your tap for a short period of time.

E-Waste Disposal

Public works will be holding E-waste disposal dates this summer. These dates will include Saturday, June 25th and Saturday, August 27th at 9:00 am.
Location: This will take place at the Public Works building at 233 E. Railroad St.
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
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

Fireworks

This year’s fireworks will be held on Sunday, July 3rd at dusk. Events will be held at the Prophetstown State Park.

Online Bill Payment

You can now pay your water bill online by clicking the “Make a Payment” button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

Memorial Day

The office will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, May 31st.

Bulk Waste Disposal Information

Start Date: May 16th till May 23rd or after 10 times being emptied, whichever comes first.

Locations: There will be a dumpster 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

Part-time Summer Help Wanted

City of Prophetstown Public Works Department is seeking a part-time summer applicant. Applicants must be at least 17 years old, able to work various hours, able to lift 50lbs, responsibilities include assisting the public works dept. with general building maint., park maint., lawn mowing and other various duties. Summer employees may be required to work 7 am to 3:30 pm Mon- Fri. thru the end of August. Applications may be mailed, e-mailed or dropped off at Prophetstown City Hall, 339 Washington St., Prophetstown IL 61277, and e-mail office@prophetstownil.org. Applications available at www.prophetstownil.org. We will be accepting applications until June 3rd, 2022.

Bulk Waste Disposal

The City of Prophetstown will be holding a Bulk Waste Disposal starting May 16th at Noon. This will last until May 23 or until the dumpsters have been emptied 10 times, whichever comes first. Please do not wait to bring your items to the dumpsters, as they fill quickly.

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