The Public Works Department will begin picking up leaves
in the Village on Monday, October 13th. Leaves raked in
rows along the curbside are picked up by a large vacuum machine
on a weekly basis until the week of Thanksgiving. Residents
should place leaves in a pile or row in the parkway between
the sidewalk and curb as near to the street as possible. In
areas without curbs, leaves should be placed on the grass or
parkway at the edge of the street. The leaf machine will make
at least one pass per week down each street in the Village.
Election packets for the April 7, 2015 election are now available
at the Beecher Village Hall, 724 Penfield Street. The filing
period is from December 15 through December 22, 2014. Please
note: Election filings will be accepted only at the new Village
Hall located at 625 Dixie Highway. Three Trustee seats (all
are four year terms) on the Beecher Village Board are up for
The Beecher Women's Club is continuing
the great tradition of the Holiday House Walk on December 7th.
Your help is needed! They are still looking for houses for this
years walk. It is a fun event and a great way to start your
holiday season and show others your holiday spirit. If you are
interested, please call Village Hall at 946-2261.
A Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection
Event will be held in Peotone on Saturday, October 25th
from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Peotone High School parking lot.
here for more info
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Congratulations to Beecher
Chamber of Commerce 2014 Citizen of the Year Paul Goldrick!
The Village has renewed the electrical aggregation program
through the Will County Governmental League. Letters have gone
out to Village residents advising of the switch to Homefield
Energy. All residents will be given an opportunity to opt
out of this program at no cost. Due to an increase in electrical
demand rates have increased. Rates for the Program are $0.06996
for the time period of October 2014 to October 2016 and $0.06850
for the time period of October 2016 to October 2017. For more
information about other electrical aggregation programs visit:
ON INDIANA AVENUE WEST OF THE VILLAGE
Will County Highway Department has notified the Village that
Indiana Avenue between Kedzie and Western is closed until the
end of November for replacement of a bridge. The designated
alternate route is County Line Road. All Village businesses
along Indiana Avenue are still open an accessible during construction.
Leaf pick up is scheduled to begin the week of October 11th.
The last day for yard waste bag pick up will be Monday, November
Brush pick-up will continue every other Monday until November
17th (on the same day recycling is collected).
The Village has launched a new smartphone app to give residents
another tool to stay informed on what is going on in Beecher.
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED
LINKS OF INTEREST:
For information on the Illiana Expressway visit:
For information on the South Suburban Airport visit:
Local cable access channel WPAL is located on Comcast
channel #4 and broadcasts Village Board meetings and provides
information on local events in the area. For more information
BEECHER COMMISSIONS &
RIBBON OF HOPE COMMISSION
BEECHER YOUTH COMMISSION
Beecher Mausoleum has been listed on the National Register of
Historic Places. The Beecher Mausoleum is a designated
Will County Historical Landmark and is an important part of
Beecher's history. Restoration efforts are ongoing. If you would
like to learn more about the mausoleum, visit their website:
BEECHER VETERAN'S MEMORIAL
haven't seen the memorial yet, stop by the corner of Reed and
Hodges Streets to view the commemoration to our nation's veterans.