WATER MAIN FLUSHING
Water mains will be flushed on Thursday, October 1st, weather permitting. Customers may experience increased turbidity and discoloration at this time and are advised to run cold water until it clears.
FALL BRUSH COLLECTION
Brush pick will be held on Monday, October 5th, weather permitting. Crews will pick up tree and shrub trimmings that are from 3′ – 8′ in length and up to 6″ in diameter. Larger branches and items such as stumps, roots, and professional tree trimmings will not be collected. Bundles should not be tied or bound and are to be stacked with the cut end toward the street. Crews will start working early in the morning and make one pass only through the area.
TRICK OR TREAT
Trick or Treat was discussed by the Village Board on September 22nd with no decision made. An announcement from the State of Illinois regarding Halloween is forthcoming and the Board wants to consider their recommendation. The item will be discussed again at the October 13th meeting.
The outdoor burning of leaves and landscape waste is allowed between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm only, Mondays through Saturdays. Burning on Sundays is only allowed between September 15th and November 15th. NO burning on sidewalks, roadways, alleys, parking lots, or other paved areas, or within 20 feet of any structure. Fires must be constantly attended by a competent person until extinguished. Open campfires of clean, non-construction timber and kindling are exempt from these rules.
VOTE BY MAIL & EARLY VOTING INFORMATION
You may request a Vote by Mail Ballot between June 16, 2020, and October 29, 2020. For a Vote by Mail Ballot Application, click here. You may Vote Early in Person between September 24, 2020, and November 2, 2020. For times and locations, click here. To view the Specimen Ballot, click here.
TAPS ON MAIN STREET
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of each month, Taps is played over our Main Street speakers as a reminder to all citizens of the sacrifices that our servicemen and servicewomen have made for our freedom.
To control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Village of Ladd is taking the following action to protect our citizens, employees & officials:
- The Village Clerk’s office will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. Utility payments should be made by using our outside drop-box, through the payment portal on our website www.villageofladd.com, by mail, or with a credit card, debit card, or e-check over the phone. If you need to start or stop utility service, purchase a dog tag, or a golf cart sticker, please call the office at (815) 894-2440. We will resume accessing penalties on late utility bills and disconnecting utility service in July. We understand that many have struggled during this time and will work with our customers to establish a payment plan for those unable to pay their bills in full.
2020 GOLF CART STICKERS
Golf cart stickers for 2020 are now available in the Village Clerk’s office for the $25.00 fee. Stickers are valid from April 2020 through March 2021. Contact the office @ (815) 894-2440 to purchase a new sticker.
2020 DOG TAGS
Dog tags for the calendar year 2020 are now available in the Village Clerk’s office. The fee is $5.00 per dog and is in addition to the Bureau County tag. For more information, contact the office @ (815) 894-2440.
ANNUAL WATER QUALITY REPORT
Please go to http://testinc.com/Ladd.pdf to view your 2019 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water. For a translation of the water quality report or to speak with someone about the report, please call Joe Glynn @ T.E.S.T. Inc. (815) 224-1650. If you would like a paper copy of the Village of Ladd’s 2019 Annual Water Quality Report mailed to your home, please call the Village Clerk’s Office (815) 894-2440.