Welcome to the Village of Beecher
THE VILLAGE IS CREATING A PLAN FOR THE FUTURE!
The Village is creating a 2040 comprehensive planning process which will examine existing conditions, future goals, and needs as they relate to economic development and jobs, transportation and infrastructure, social and cultural vibrancy, and community cohesion. Recommendations for the future will be based on market data, detailed analysis, and driven by community input.
A website has been created by Teska Associates who is conducting this planning process and will be updated as project materials, including draft documents, meeting highlights, and presentations, are created. Keep an eye out for a survey and upcoming public meetings to provide input on the plan.
PUBLIC WORKS - FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE
The Village of Beecher is accepting applications for the position of a full-time public works employee. Starting salary is $32,372 and top pay is $52,234 after eight years of service excluding overtime. Full benefits. Work hours 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with some weekend duty. Commercial Driver’s License required within six months of hire date. To obtain an application, please contact the Village Hall at 625 Dixie Highway, P.O. Box 1154, Beecher, IL 60401, or by phone at 708-946-2261 or click here to download the application. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2018. EOE.
2018 PREVAILING WAGE
On June 25, 2018 the Village Board approved Ordinance #1289 - An Ordinance investigating and ascertaining the prevailing rate of wages as of June, 2018, as defined in the act for laborers, mechanics, and other workers in the locality of the Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois employed in performing construction of public works, for the Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois. Click here for Prevailing Wage Ordinance.
VILLAGE BEGINS WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS
Construction of The Village of Beecher, Illinois, 2017 Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements at the Wastewater Treatment Plant serving the Village of Beecher, were financed by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). The SRF program is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Receives a portion of its money to fund these types of projects from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
This project includes rehabilitation of existing structures for screening, biological treatment, clarification, digestion, and non-potable water supply; as well as additional clarification, a new UV disinfection system, sludge dewatering system, and chemical feed equipment. Once complete, it will improve water quality for area residents and businesses in the Village of Beecher by additional nutrient removal, reduction in potable water use, production of higher-quality and lower volume of sludge, and a more efficient operational system. SRF programs operate in each state to provide communities the resources necessary to build, maintain, and improve the infrastructure that protects one of our most valuable resources: water.
AVAILABILITY OF INTERESTED PARTIES REGISTRY
VILLAGE OF BEECHER
PROPOSED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING (TIF)
REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA
The Village Board has created an interested parties registry for the proposed Beecher TIF Redevelopment Project Area. The Registry is on file and available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Village Hall, located at 625 Dixie Highway. Anyone interested can register with the Village on the Registry in order to receive information on the designation of the proposed TIF Redevelopment Project Area.
For the Interested Parties Registration Form, please click here.
To email your elected officials go to the VILLAGE OFFICIALS AND STAFF page