Village News

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois will conduct a Public Hearing at the hour of 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Beecher Village Hall, 625 Dixie Highway, Beecher, Illinois.  The purpose of this Public Hearing is to discuss the estimated revenues and expenditures in a budget proposed by the Village Board for the coming fiscal year beginning May 1, 2020 and ending April 30, 2021.   Testimony from the public will also be taken at this hearing. Copies of the proposed budget will be available for public inspection at the Beecher Village Hall and on the Village’s website by Monday, June 1, 2020.  Copies of the budget and a budget message will also be distributed at the public hearing.  All citizens are invited and encouraged to attend this public hearing and shall be given an opportunity to be heard.

Janett Conner
Village Clerk

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COVID-19 INFO FOR BEECHER RESIDENTS

 


Message from Village President Greg Szymanski

With the President and Governor’s recent extension of the STAY AT HOME order through April 30th, now, more than ever, we want to ask you to call and check on your friends, neighbors, and relatives, especially those with medical conditions or who are vulnerable to the virus.

If you or someone you know needs medication picked up, food, or needs help, PLEASE reach out between the hours of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to Washington Township at 946-2026 or the Village Hall at 946-2261.

Denis Tatgenhorst, Community Policing Officer is also available at any time at 708-296-1715 to address urgent needs.

Whatever number you call, we will try to get you in contact with the resource you need. We’re all in this together, and we need to support one another. Stay safe, stay healthy, and remember SOCIAL DISTANCING!


 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESOURCES

Will County Health Department

Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC)

State of Illinois COVID-19 Response   

Illinois Municipal League COVID-19 Resources
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FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Emergency Small Business Grants and Loans Assistance

 


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DUE DATE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

  • We have closed all our municipal buildings to the general public to protect our employees and the public during the pandemic.  Effective March 19th, the drive-up window at the Village Hall was closed and will be used for communications only. We are encouraging our residents and customers to use the drop box located just outside the front doors of the Village Hall, the E-Pay system on the Village website or the U.S. Mail for municipal payments.  Anyone using the E-Pay system for any payments will NOT be charged a convenience fee.
  • We are asking anyone who needs to conduct business with the Village which requires a physical presence, to call the Village Hall, to call and make an appointment and we will guide you from there.
  • Late fees for water bills are being suspended until the next billing cycle. Water shut offs are suspended until July 1st.  As always, if anyone needs help making payments, please contact the Village Hall and we will be happy to make arrangements with you.



2020 DOG TAGS CAN BE PURCHASED ON-LINE!

The dog tag deadline has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dog Tags may be purchased online through the Village’s E-Pay system during the COVID-19 pandemic and will remain at $10 each. The late fee has been suspended.

-To purchase your dog tag(s) online:Click on the E-pay option on the left side of this page

  • Choose to login or make a one-time payment, choose “Village of Beecher Payments”, and “Dog Tags” option.
  • Fill out the required information and your tag(s) will be mailed to you.
    (Please note: One dog tag per E-Pay transaction. Enter each dog separately)

    Price per dog:   $10.00                      

If you have any questions, please contact the Village Hall at 946-2261.

 


 

LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF INTENT TO BORROW FUNDS AND RIGHT TO FILE PETITION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Ordinance Number 1326, adopted on April 13, 2020, the Village of Beecher, Will County, Illinois (the “Village”), intends to enter into a Loan Agreement with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $3,301,000 and bearing annual interest at an amount not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by law at the time of execution of the Loan Agreement, for the purpose of paying the cost of certain improvement to the public water supply system of the Village.  A complete copy of the Ordinance accompanies this notice.

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that if a petition signed by 307 (10% of 3,064 registered voters) or more electors of the Village, requesting that the question of improving the public water supply system and entering into the Loan Agreement is submitted to the Village Clerk within thirty (30) days after the publication of this Notice, the question of improving the public water supply system of the Village as provided in the Ordinance and Loan Agreement shall be submitted to the electors of the Village at the next election to be held under general election law.  A petition form is available from the office of the Village Clerk.

VILLAGE OF BEECHER, ILLINOIS

By:      Janett Conner, Village Clerk
Village of Beecher, Will County
625 Dixie Highway
Beecher, Illinois 60401

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ORDINANCE #1326

 


 

2020 CENSUS IS HAPPENING NOW – RESPOND TODAY!

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