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Ladd Cemetery Cleanup

The annual spring cleanup at the Ladd Cemetery will begin Saturday, March 17th.  All grave decorations will be removed and disposed of at this time.  Anyone wishing to retain these items must pick them up prior to the cleanup date. New grave decorations may be placed beginning Saturday, March 24th.  No glass, ceramic or clay vases will be allowed.  For more information, call Paul Biccochi at (815) 894-3279.

Primary Election

The polls will be open from 6:00am to 7:00pm for the Tuesday, March 20th Primary Election.  Voters in the Hall 4 and Hall 9 precincts may cast ballots at the Ladd Community Center, 303 South Central Avenue.  For more information on the election, click here.

Preschool Screening

Ladd Community Consolidated School District #94 will conduct Pre-K screenings on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.  To be screened, children must be at least 3 years old by September 1.  The screenings are by appointment only.  To register a child for the screening or for answers to questions, call Ladd School at (815) 894-2363.  The screening determines eligibility for a grant-funded preschool program which the district has applied to receive for the 2018/19 school year.  Screening is required for placement in the program and consists of a series of tests including cognitive, speech, vision, and hearing.  If the district receives a grant award from the state, priority placement will be based on a student’s school readiness after the children have completed this screening process.

Ladd Library To Resume Regular Hours

Beginning April 2, 2018, the Ladd Public Library will return to regular hours:  Monday & Tuesday 10:00am – 6:00pm, Wednesday 3:00pm to 7:00pm, Thursday closed, Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm, Sunday closed.

Dog Tags Available

2018 Ladd dog tags are now available in the Village Clerk’s office.  An annual tag is required for all dogs within the Village limits. Tags are $2 per dog and are valid from January 1st through December 31st.  This tag is in addition to the Bureau County rabies tag.  Dogs are not allowed to run at-large in the Village.  Failure to purchase an annual tag or allowing your dog to run at-large may result in a $25 administrative ticket. Please be a responsible owner and clean up after your pet.

125th Anniversary Commemorative Books

The Ladd 125th Anniversary Commemorative Book is an 8.5″ x 11″, hard cover book published in full color and available for $35.00 in the Village Clerk’s office during normal business hours.  Books can also be mailed in a padded envelope for an additional cost.  Proceeds from the sale of the books benefit the annual Ladd Daze fireworks display.  For more information, contact the Clerk’s office at (815) 894-2440

Sewer Backup Reporting

The Village of Ladd is in the process of implementing a CMOM (Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance) Plan for the Sanitary Sewer Collection System.  In order to improve the ability to identify where basement backups and overflows occur, a system of record keeping will be implemented.  For each complaint or notification received by the Village concerning a sanitary sewer overflow or a basement backup with the potential of being caused by issues with the Village’s collection system, a report will be generated.  A form has been created for the purpose of keeping these records.  Residents are encouraged to print, complete and submit the form to the Village Clerk’s office when they experience a sewer backup event.  Forms are also available in the Village Clerk’s office.  For more information, contact Superintendent Doug Englehaupt @ (815) 894-2806.

Schwan’s Cares

Schwan’s home delivery offers over 350 delicious foods conveniently delivered to your door.  Through Schwan’, you can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery and help Ladd Education Foundation meet its fundraising goals.  Schwan’s will contribute 5% of all orders to Ladd Education Foundation for the rest of the school year!  There are two ways to order:  ONLINE – Visit and enter Campaign ID: Ladd Education Foundation #20592 into the search box located in the upper right hand corner then click to open campaign.  Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase an eGift card or “Shop Now” to place a product order.  PHONE – Call (855) 870-7208 and provide Campaign ID: Ladd Education Foundation #20592.  The Ladd Education Foundation committee fundraises to assist in providing educational and developmental tools to enrich the lives of the students in Ladd Community Consolidated School District #94. Thank you for your support!