Welcome to the Village of Beecher
NEW POLICE CHIEF GREG SMITH SWORN IN ON MARCH 1ST
At the Monday, February 12th Board meeting, the Village Board unanimously approved the appointment of Gregory D. Smith, as the new Beecher Chief of Police effective March 1, 2018. Greg Smith was the Commander of the Lemont, IL Police Department. He has 27 years of law enforcement experience and obtained his bachelor’s degree from Benedictine University in 2010. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and the FBI National Academy. Chief Smith was selected from a field of 63 candidates applying for the position. Chief Smith was officially sworn in on March 1st to assume his duties, but a more formal oath of will occur at the March 12th Village Board meeting.
Peotone Hazardous Waste, Motor Oil & Electronics Collection Event
Saturday, March 24, 2018
08:00 am - 03:00 pm (by appointment)
Questions? Call Will County at 815-727-8834 or visit: www.willcountygreen.com
Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals, hazardous materials and liquids. All participants must make an APPOINTMENT. There is a limit of 2 TVs per vehicle and ID required. This is open to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially located within Will County.
Will County is implementing an appointment system. The system is intended to provide predictable lines and smoother service. Please click this link to make your appointment.
ELECTRONIC ITEMS ACCEPTED INCLUDE: Televisions (limit 2), computers, laptops, tablets, notebooks, monitors, printers, copiers, mice, speakers, cameras, video cameras, telephones, answering machines, microwaves, radios, stereos, vacuum cleaners, toaster ovens, blenders (no glass), coffee makers (no glass), power tools, etc.
HHW ITEMS ACCEPTED INCLUDE: All types of paints/stains, old/unwanted medication, paint thinners, solvents, drain cleaners, cleaning products, rechargeable batteries, mercury & mercury items, aerosol paints & pesticides, lawn & garden chemicals and fertilizers, used oil, used oil filters, old gasoline, antifreeze, automotive/boat batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs, pool chemicals, driveway Sealer.
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED INCLUDE: Fireworks/explosives, agricultural wastes, fire extinguishers, ammunition, radioactive material, institutional wastes, controlled substances, alkaline batteries, business wastes, regular garbage, tires, smoke/CO detectors, medical waste/sharps, gas cylinders, appliances, dehumidifiers.
APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR PUBLIC WORKS SUMMER WORKER
The Village of Beecher is accepting applications for the position of summer employee in the Public Works Department. Position will be 40 hrs/wk for 13 weeks at $10/hr. Mowing, tree work, and general public works maintenance activities from 5/21/18 - 8/24/18. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 30th.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE and return to Beecher Village Hall, 625 Dixie Highway, P.O. Box 1154, Beecher, IL
DOG TAG DEADLINE IS MARCH 15
The price is $10 per dog and the deadline for purchase is March 15, 2018. After the March 15th deadline, the price of dog tags increase to $15 each. The dog’s name, breed, color and date of last rabies vaccination will be required to purchase the tag. Dog tag fees are used to pay for the services provided by the Beecher Veterinary Clinic for picking up, feeding and boarding stray animals and lost pets.
The Beecher Fourth of July Commission is accepting sealed bids for the purchase of a vehicle to be raffled as a fund-raising venture of the Commission. For specifications click here.
To email your elected officials go to the VILLAGE OFFICIALS AND STAFF page