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Boil Order for Reagan Dr and West of Reagan Dr and Camp Cilca Rd

7/1/2022

A boil order has been issued for Reagan Drive, West of Reagan Drive on Cantrall Creek Road and Camp Cilca Road. The boil order will only affect these residents. We will update you when the boil order has been lifted. Thank you for your understanding and patience. 

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UPDATE - New Bill Pay Options Delayed

6/15/2022

Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, we are unable to proceed with the implementation of Illinois ePAY at this time. All existing payment options will remain in effect until these issues are resolved. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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New Bill Pay Options

6/9/2022

Please see the link below for our new bill pay options effective June 16, 2022.

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Electronics Recycling

5/16/2022

Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, June 11th, 2022 9am-12pm

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Washington & Monroe Streets

5/4/2022

We are attempting to locate manholes on Washington and Monroe streets. By doing this we will be able to easily access the sewers if needed. We have the potholes on these streets temporarily filled while we wait for risers to bring the lids to street level. Thank you for your patience.

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Municipal Aggregation Program

4/27/2022

Municipal Aggregation Information

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List of recycling items

4/5/2022

The first recycle pick up will be on Thursday, April 14th. Pick up will be every other Thursday. A-Team is still in the process of delivering the recycle bins. We appreciate your patience with us as we roll this out.

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Branch Pick Up Dates

3/10/2022

Branch pick up will resume on March 21st for residents inside the city limits. Pick up will be every other Monday. 

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Garbage & Recycle Pick Up Dates

3/9/2022

For residents that OPTED IN the city's garbage/recycle program.

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Remove Vehicles From Streets

2/16/2022

With snow predicted in the forecast, we ask all residents to  please remove vehicles from the streets and roadways.  In some areas with parked vehicles on the streets and roadways attempting to navigate a large truck with a snow plow and salt spreader is nearly impossible.  The more working room allowed for the trucks and equipment the faster the snow removal can take place. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Recycling Program

1/28/2022

If you opted into the garbage/recycle program with the city and you would like to utilize the recycling program, please email us at garbage-recycle@athensil.com to let us know you will need a recycle bin. Please respond by February 15th. If we do not receive a response, a recycle bin will not be provided. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Cross-Connection Survey

1/26/2022

Please fill out the survey below and return to us at your earliest convenience. Thank you.

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Boil Order Lifted

1/19/2022

The boil order that was issued for residents on Cantrall Creek Rd west of Reagan Drive and residents on Camp Cilca Road has been lifted. Thank you for your patience.

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Boil Order

1/12/2022

A boil order has been issued for residents on Cantrall Creek Rd west of Reagan Drive and residents on Camp Cilca Road. The boil order will only affect these few residents. We will update when the boil order is over. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Garbage OPT IN Letter

1/4/2022

Please read if you have chosen TO participate in the contracted trash pick-up.

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