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*** THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE ALWAYS ON THE FOURTH MONDAY OF EACH MONTH UNLESS THERE IS A HOLIDAY OR A SPECIAL MEETING IS CALLED.  THE MEETINGS BEGIN AT 7 PM.  UNDER THE COMMUNITY NEWS TAB THERE IS A LINK TO THE DATES AS WELL.  THANK YOU, DIANE EDWARDS, MAROA CITY CLERK***

AUGUST 17, 2017 - KIDS RETURN TO SCHOOL.  PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND WATCH FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS CROSSING THE ROADS.  REMEMBER TO PAY ATTENTION TO THE SCHOOL BUSES.  SLOW DOWN WHEN THE YELLOW LIGHTS ARE FLASHING AND BE PREPARED TO STOP FOR THE SCHOOL BUSES WHEN THE RED LIGHTS FLASH AND THE STOP ARM IS EXTENDED.  CHILDREN WILL BE CROSSING THE STREET AT THAT TIME FROM ALL DIRECTIONS.  REMEBER IT IS THE LAW.  PLEASE BE ALERT AND NO TEXTING AND DRIVING AND SLOW DOWN IN THE SCHOOL ZONES.  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SCHOOL YEAR.

AUGUST 31, 2017 - ZONING BOARD MEETING AT 6 PM FOLLOWED BY SPECIAL SESSION CITY COUNCIL MEETING AT 6:30 PM. 

September 11, 2017 - Payment due for table rental for the sales.

September 11, 2017 - Noon - All ads for the city sales map are due.

September 12, 2017 - 1 pm - Maps available for pick up.

September 14, 15, & 16, 2017 - Fall City Sales.  Table set up available at City Hall and Maps will be made.  More information under the events tab

Events and Meetings

******PLEASE NO BURNING OF LEAVES, GRASS AND LIMBS ON WEST MAIN FROM WOOD STREET TO CEDAR STREET.  THE DEBRIS IS CLOGGING UP THE DRAINS WHEN IT RAINS AND WASHES IT DOWN.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP WITH THIS MATTER.*****

*** Change in date.  The Zoning Board will meet on August 31, 2017 at 6 pm at City Hall.  There will be a special session for the City Council at 6:30 on the same night. 

 

AUGUST 17, 2017 - KIDS RETURN TO SCHOOL.  PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND WATCH FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS CROSSING THE ROADS.  REMEMBER TO PAY ATTENTION TO THE SCHOOL BUSES.  SLOW DOWN WHEN THE YELLOW LIGHTS ARE FLASHING AND BE PREPARED TO STOP FOR THE SCHOOL BUSES WHEN THE RED LIGHTS FLASH AND THE STOP ARM IS EXTENDED. CHILDREN WILL BE CROSSING THE STREET AT THAT TIME FROM ALL DIRECTIONS.  REMEBER IT IS THE LAW.  PLEASE BE ALERT, NO TEXTING AND DRIVING AND SLOW DOWN IN THE SCHOOL ZONES.  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SCHOOL YEAR.

August 19, 2017 - 1 pm - Grand Opening and Ribbon cutting for The Buttered Bun. 115 W Main Street, Maroa, IL   

August 19, 2017 - 4:30 pm to ? - City Hall Gym - Benefit for Tina Beals.  Silent Auction, 50/50, Live band, food and more.  Please come out to support Tina and her family and help with their expenses.

September 9, 2017 - 2 pm - City Hall Gym - FUNdraiser in honor of Gillian and Grace Irons. For more information, contact Leslie Irons at 217-412-8815, call or text or Teresa Simpson at 217-201-8920.

September 13, 2017 - Lunch and Learn for Local Businesses.  12 - 1 pm at City Hall.  Presented by Ameren and will have experts on hand to answer questions to help improve the energy efficiency for your business.  

September 14, 15, and 16, 2017 - Fall City Sales.  If you would like to have your rummage sale listing on a map, drop the information off at City Hall with $2.00 payment by September 11, 2017 at noon.  The maps will be printed on September 12, 2017 at approximately 1 pm and ready for pick up after that.  The map will also be available here on our website.

September 14, & 15, 2017 - You may rent tables for use in the City Hall Gym for your sale.  The Gym is in use on the 16th so it will not be available for use for the sales that day only.  Tables will be $10 for the first table and $5 for each additional table with a limit 5 tables.  On the day of the sales if more tables are needed and all are not rented you may get more at that time.  Call City Hall, 217-794-2206 to reserve your tables.  Payment for tables must be made by September 11, 2017 in order to be sure everyone who would like a table is able to get one.   

September 16, 2017 - Masonic Lodge.  All you can eat Fish Fry 4:30 - 7 pm

Forsyth United Methodist Church

 

Clothing Event

 

October 21, 8:30-11:30 am

 

Donations of clean, gently used fall and winter clothing will be received from October 1 through October 15 in the collection box at the back of the church. There is a great need for children’s clothing, but clothing for all ages will be accepted.  For pickup of donations, call 877-1441 or 433-5396. 

 

The clothing event will be held in the church fellowship hall, where clothing will be given away for an optional donation of $1 per large kitchen bag.  Donations will be used to purchase diapers and children’s underwear for next event held in May.  Help us help others by spreading the word to those who might be in need of clothing for fall and winter.

Shut off for non-payment of water bills is the 4th Tuesday of the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. 

Effective April 1, 2014 No Golf Cart may be operated in the City of Maroa unless it displays a current Permit.  Permits are issued annually and extend from April 1 to March 31 of the next succeeding year.  The yearly cost of the permit shall be $25.00.  Prior to being issued a permit, each Golf Cart shall undergo an inspection and must meet each and every item on the inspection checklist prior to being issued a permit. Ordinance 08/26/2013-1. See the Police Tab for more information.

Effective immediately - There is no dumping allowed by the Sewer Plant.  The City allows for burning so you may burn yard waste in your yards. Thank You.

The Maroa Fire Department will be hosting various recruitment open houses for potential new members.  Contact Tony Norton 217-519-1656, Matt Norton 217-454-1982, or Jamie Zombro 217-520-4346 for more information or follow them on Facebook for the latest details. 

City of Maroa Map - click link

2017 CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATES CLICK LINK