Village of Waterman

Official Website for the Village of Waterman

Welcome to Waterman!

oldpicwatermanIn this original prairie town the first settlers lived in abandoned teepees before their homes were built Pottawatomie Indians lived southwest of Waterman when the first settlers arrived in 1835.

Surveyed and plotted in March of 1872, the town was named in honor of Daniel Waterman, General Solicitor of the Chicago and Iowa Railroad which reached Waterman in December of 1870.

Through the years, Waterman has developed many family traditions and welcomes all to share in its historic claims and family atmosphere.  

Waterman Area Heritage Society Museum – Organized in 1994 by a group of citizens who wanted to preserved the history of Waterman and the family heritage of this town in DeKalb County, Illinois.  The museum is open Saturday’s from 1-3pm.  Check out their facebook page!

BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL DAY is tomorrow!   Lets keep our kiddos safe.  

http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/m_index.php?book_id=428

5-3-5: SCHOOL SPEED LIMITS: 

No person shall operate a motor vehicle in excess of the posted speed limits on the following streets:

A. Twenty miles per hour on school days when children are present:

East Garfield Street from Walnut Street west to Hickory Street

East Grant Street between North Hickory Street and North Maple Street

Illinois Route 30 east of Elm Street to Hickory Street

Illinois Route 30 west of Elm Street to Cedar Street

North Elm Street north of Garfield Street and south of Grant Street

North Maple Street between East Garfield Street and East Grant Street

South Elm Street between Adams Street and south of Washington Street (Ord. 2012-01, 1-10-2012)

 

Small Business Resource Fair

DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY

DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

110 EAST SYCAMORE STREET SYCAMORE, IL 60178

(815) 895‐7188 

WWW.DEKALBCOUNTY.ORG

DEKALB COUNTY SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE FAIR PLANNED TO HELP LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS

DEKALB COUNTY ‐ The DeKalb County Small Business Resource Network is hosting a free resource fair for small businesses or those interested in starting a small business in DeKalb County on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4‐7 p.m. at the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building located at 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, Ill.

In an effort to better coordinate entrepreneurship outreach efforts and provide small businesses with direct access to small business resources, the DeKalb County Small Business Resource Network is hosting a free Small Business Resource Fair to showcase the business‐to‐business services offered throughout DeKalb County. The Small Business Resource Fair will also feature three breakout sessions led by local experts addressing key topics of interest.

Exhibitors invited to attend include financial institutions, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, municipalities, higher education, private small business consultants, and partner organizations such as Fox Valley SCORE, Waubonsee Community College’s IL Small Business Development Center, Kishwaukee College Workforce & Community Education, Northern Illinois University and more. 

The event schedule is as follows:

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Resource Fair open

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Breakout sessions (simultaneous)

• “Access to Capital” by a panel of local financial institutions

• “ABC’s of Contracting” by Rita Haake, Illinois PTAC, College of DuPage with a focused discussion on “Contracting

with NIU” by Antoinette Parker, Director of Procurement Services and Contract Management at NIU.

• “Competing in a Crowded Market” by Harriet Parker, IL SBDC – Waubonsee Community College

Free registration is encouraged through http://dekalbsmallbusinessfair.eventbrite.com or by visiting www.dekalbcounty.org/smallbusiness.

The DeKalb County Small Business Resource Network is a collaborative group of public and nonprofit small business assistance providers representing chamber organizations, local government, and higher educational institutions who serve DeKalb County. For more information contact, Jolene Willis, Economic Development Coordinator, DeKalb County at jswillis@dekalbcounty.org or call 815‐787‐8999. Additional information is available at www.dekalbcounty.org/smallbusiness.

      

DeKalb County Small Business Resource Network: DEKALB COUNTY, CITY OF DEKALB, CITY OF SYCAMORE, CITY OF GENOA, NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE, IL SBDC ‐ WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, FOX VALLEY SCORE, DEKALB COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, NIU EIGERLAB, DEKALB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, SYCAMORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, GENOA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, SANDWICH AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, GREATER KIRKLAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, WATERMAN‐SHABBONA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, HINCKLEY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, SANDWICH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

 

Yard Waste

Reminder

 

For the convenience of all Waterman residents, a 24/7 365-day brush dumpster is located at the 215 W. Adams parking lot. For large quantities of brush, call Village Hall 815-264-3652 for disposal arrangements. YARD WASTE ONLY please. NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!   LRS DC Trash will NOT pick up yard waste.

 

No Soliciting

3-2-8: RESTRICTIONS ON PEDDLING AND SOLICITING:

A. Hours: No person, while conducting the activities of a peddler or solicitor, whether licensed or unlicensed, shall enter upon any private property, knock on doors, or otherwise disturb persons in their residences between the hours of eight o’clock (8:00) P.M. and nine o’clock (9:00) A.M.

B. Noise: No peddler, solicitor, itinerant merchant or canvasser shall carry on his trade by means of loud outcries or other noises that unreasonably alarm residents of the village.

C. Rights Maintained: No provision of this chapter shall be construed so as to deprive any person of his right of freedom of religion or freedom of speech as guaranteed by the constitution of the state of Illinois or the constitution of the United States or as any infringement upon businesses engaged in interstate commerce. (1999 Code § 6.03)

D. Uninvited Peddling And Soliciting:

1. Notice Requirements: It shall be unlawful for any person to enter upon any property of another in the village after receiving, immediately prior to such entry, notice from the owner or occupant that such entry is forbidden, or to remain upon the property of another after receiving notice from the owner or occupant to depart. A person shall be deemed to have received notice from the owner or occupant within the meaning of this subsection if he has been notified personally, either orally or in writing, or if a printed or written notice forbidding such entry has been conspicuously posted at the main entrance to said property or the forbidden part thereof. The owner or occupant of any residence who desires to forbid trespasses by solicitors or peddlers, or unlicensed solicitors and peddlers, may attach or exhibit upon or near the main front door, and the main rear or side door (if any and if to be protected), a card or plaque stating such of the following as may be appropriate, in letters at least one-third inch (1/3“) in height:

Solicitors and Peddlers Prohibited

or

Solicitors and Peddlers Prohibited unless
Registered with the Village

2. Violations: Any person soliciting or peddling who is forbidden entry by a notice given in compliance with this subsection shall be deemed guilty of remaining on the property after receiving notice to depart if he shall ring the doorbell or knock or create any sound calculated to attract the attention of the occupant.

3. Exemptions: Notices exhibited pursuant to this subsection shall not be deemed applicable to and shall not prevent access to residential property by a solicitor or peddler who has received prior invitation, written or oral, from the owner or occupant thereof. (2005 Code)

 

***Call the Police Department or Village Hall to find out if someone at your door is registered with the village!

 

Village Hall (815) 264-3652 / Police Department Non Emergency (815) 264-3574

WOW 2018-2019 Kick-Off and Bible Study

WOW 2018-2019 Kick-Off and Bible Study

Women of the Word is ready to start its 20th year, and you are invited to join women from many different churches and communities! We will begin with Priscilla Shirer’s study, “Discerning the Voice of God”. Learn how to quiet all the voices of distraction and fine tune your ear to hear the voice of the Lord. We will then delve into a study of the Acts of Apostles and learn about the early beginnings of the Church and the power available to us as Christians. We will also use Ray Vander Laan’s teaching DVD’s: “The Mission of Jesus” and the “Clash of the Kingdoms” to highlight our personal study. Experience the Bible in historical context emphasizing that our true citizenship belongs in heaven, as well as how to bring God’s shalom to our broken world. Come to LISTEN, LEARN, be EMPOWERED, and GO!

Registration is on Thursday, August 23, any time from 9-11:30 a.m., and then from 6-7 p.m. at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Cedar St., Waterman, IL.

Our Kick-Off event follows Registration at 7 p.m. Current WOW members Barb Nelson, Cindy Noll, and Sue Hipple will share their recent experiences of “Our Adventures in Israel”. Light refreshments will follow. Everyone interested is invited, whether you plan to attend WOW or not, so please come!!

WOW begins Thursday, September 20, with Morning Edition, 9-11:30 a.m. (Children’s Program available in a.m. only) or Evening Edition 6:45-9 p.m.

Registration is $25.00 with Scholarships available.

For more information contact Sue Hipple at 815.264.3979 or sjhipple23@gmail.com

Matthew 28:18-19, “Jesus….said, “All authority in Heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Therefore go……”

N.I.C.E. Center – Food Pantry

The N.I.C.E. Center’s food and clothing pantry

is open on Saturday’s from 8:15am – 11am.

 

N.I.C.E. was organized in 1987 to provide free food and clothing to individuals

and families in need of temporary assistance.

 

N.I.C.E. is a non-profit organization.  If you would like to make a donation you can mail it to:

 

N.I.C.E. Center

P.O. Box 5

346 S. County Line Road

Lee, IL 60530-0005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waterman Pharmacy

Stop in and drop off or have your  prescriptions

sent to your local Waterman Telepharmacy! 

Lloyd would be happy to assist you Mon – Fri from 9-5pm!

140 W. Lincoln Highway

Waterman, IL 60556

(815) 283-1054

 

 

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