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SENIOR FREEZE - APRIL 26, 2017 FROM 9 TO 11:30 AM AT THE MAROA TOWNSHIP BUILDING - 109 N WALNUT STREET, MAROA, IL  QUESTIONS CALL BARB LAMONT 217.468.2365

*** THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE ALWAYS ON THE FOURTH MONDAY OF EACH MONTH UNLESS THERE IS A HOLIDAY.  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***

Events and Meetings

 

Your water bills have a new look.  We are now using Post Cards for water billing.

******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.  DIANE EDWARDS, MAROA CITY CLERK*****

April  26, 2017 - 9 am - 11:30 am - SENIOR FREEZE AT THE MAROA TOWNSHIP BUILDING 109 N WALNUT STREET MAROA, IL  

REQUIREMENTS:

At least 65 years old and live in the home

Household income less than $55,000

Bring proof of income

Anyone turning 65 this calendar year may sign up for senior exemption, bring ID

For questions call Barb Lamont 217.468.2365

May 6, 2017 - Rabies clinic 1 pm - 3 pm - click link for locations

May 11, 2017 4 pm - 7 pm, May 12, 2017 8 am - 5 pm and May 13, 2017 8 am - 12 pm - Maroa City Wide Sales. Individual sale times may vary.  

May 11, 2017 4 pm - 7 pm, May 12, 2017 8 am - 5 pm, and May 13, 2017 8 am - noon - A Fundraiser for the Christmas Baskets given out in December.  Barb and Barb will hold a rummage sale in the City Hall Gym.  You may give donations to either Barb Hastings, 217.454.3639 or drop them off at City Hall between the hours of 9 am & 12 pm and 1 pm & 3 pm.  This is to help the Community at Christmas Time.  Volunteers are welcome to help also. 

May 20, 2017 - City wide clean up.  We will have a Electronics recycling for City residents only.

If you have old tires laying around, bring them to the curb also and the City will pick them up and haul away.

Freedom Festival Events -

June 30, 2017 - Family Night

6 PM - 10 PM Rib Eye Sandwiches

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Kids Corner

7:00 PM - Hot Dog eating contest

July 1, 2017 - Freedom Festival.  

10:00 AM - Parade starts at the High School

9:00 AM - Ball games begin and will run all day long

12 PM - 7 PM - Vendors/Food

11:00 AM - Car Show with judging at 1:00 PM

11 AM - 2 PM - Silent Auction

11AM - 4 PM - Kids Corner - Bounce houses, face painting and more

2:30 PM - Kids Pedal tractor pull sign up

Ages 4 - 13

3:30 PM Pull starts

1:00 PM - BINGO in City Hall Gym

3 PM - Cake Walk at the Maroa Christian Church Lawn - Will be inside if rain

5 PM - 7 PM - Masonic Lodge Pork Chop Dinner in City Hall Gym

Richland Dancers 5 PM - 6 PM

Fireworks at dusk

July 1, 2017

2nd Annual Car, Bike, and Antique Tractor Show

Location:  Near the Ball Diamonds in Maroa

$10 entry fee

Dash Plaque to the first 50 entries

Parade line up at the High School parking lot at 9 am - Parade starts at 10 am and the show will immediately follow the parade.  All participants are welcome to be in the parade.

All proceeds will be donated to the Maroa Countryside Fire Department.

For information contact: John Leach Jr. - 217.519.0871

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

2017 CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATES CLICK LINK