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Winter Is Here! Please remove all vehicles from the streets so the snow plows can make it through!

Please remove all vehicles from the streets so the snow plows can make it through!

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Parking During Snowfall; Snow Routes:

No person shall park any motor vehicle of any class on any street in the village after two inches (2″) of snow has fallen, until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street in the following locations which are designated snow routes in the village:

Birch Street between Lincoln Highway and George Cies Way

Cedar Street between Lincoln Highway and George Cies Way

Lincoln Highway between the east village limits to the west village limits

Any street in the village with curbing on both sides

Any vehicle found illegally parked under this subsection may be towed away under the order of either the police department or the public works department, and in addition to the fine, the violator or owner of the vehicle shall pay any necessary towing and storage charges to the towing agency prior to regaining possession of his/her vehicle.

The police department may issue tickets for parking violations of this subsection; however, no snow parking tickets shall be issued between nine o’clock (9:00) P.M. and four o’clock (4:00) A.M. if snow commences after nine o’clock (9:00) P.M. and accumulates to two inches (2″) or more before four o’clock (4:00) A.M.

The person parking any vehicle found illegally parked under this subsection shall be fined the sum of fifteen dollars ($15.00) to five hundred dollars ($500.00).

 

Fall leaf pick-up schedule!

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LEAF PICK-UP

Fall leaf pick-up begins October 25th and is scheduled thru November 23rd, weather permitting. Leaves put out after that date will not be picked up. Please have all other yard waste removed from the curbs and have your piles easily accessible. Be aware of the strength of the leaf vacuum; anything you do not want to lose should be kept away from the curbside. Remember…

NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Service Update

BULK ITEM COLLECTION RESUMES

Waterman residents served by DC Recycling for garbage and recycling service can begin to put out bulk or extra items. Bulk item had previously been on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those with DCRS service may place one (1) bulk item out per week. If you have more to place out, please call Customer Service (844.NEED.LRS).  Please consider gradually placing out bulk items so DC’s crews can begin to catch up with an anticipated higher volume of bulk items.

 

  • MATTRESSES
    • Must be in a plastic mattress cover and securely taped closed.
    • Plastic mattress covers can be found at local hardware stores (Lowes, Home Depot), Walmart, Target, Storage Facility stores and online (Amazon).
  • CARPET
    • Must not exceed 4’ length and 18” diameter, and 50 pounds per roll
    • Must be secured and tied (loose carpet will not be accepted)
    • Four (4) rolls of secured carpet will be accepted as one bulk item
  • LOOSE GARBAGE BAGS
    • Must not have holes and must be tied
    • May not exceed 30 gallons or 50 pounds when full
    • Contractor bags are considered a bulk item

Fall leaf pick-up has begun!

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Fall leaf pick-up begins October 21st and is scheduled thru November 26th, weather permitting. Leaves put out after that date will not be picked up.

Please have all other yard waste removed from the curbs and have your piles easily accessible. Be aware of the strength of the leaf vacuum; anything you do not want to lose should be kept away from the curbside. Remember…NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!

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!

Family Service Agency

Are you looking for a volunteer program? Family Service Agency is looking for volunteers for their Senior Connections and Youth Mentoring programs.


For more information contact:

Stephanie Severing, BS

Community Programs Coordinator

Family Service Agency of DeKalb County
14 Health Services Drive
DeKalb, IL 60115

815-758-8616 X1202

ssevering@fsadekalbcounty.org



Family Service Agency

Yard Waste Dumpster

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! Those dumping trash will be fined. NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!

Election Results

Find election results for DeKalb County here:

http://dekalb.il.electionconsole.com/election.php?e=2019%20Consolidated&t=display

 

VILLAGE OF WATERMAN

April 2, 2019

Election Day Polling Place:

WATERMAN IL

CLINTON TWP COMMUNITY CENTER

160 W. LINCOLN HWY. 60556

 

 

FOR VILLAGE TRUSTEE

Four Year Term (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN THREE)

Adam Pearson 

Henry Meier 

Anton Feitlich

 

CLINTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY

FOR LIBRARY TRUSTEE

Four Year Term (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN FOUR)

Robert A. Bend 

Susan Kauffman 

Carol Peterson 

Ann M. Arends

 

INDIAN CREEK C.U.S.D. 425

FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

TO SERVE A FULL 4-YEAR TERM (VOTE FOR A TOTAL OF THREE)

Josh Merchant

Julie Wilson

Mark Allen Peterson

KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE DIST. 523 FOR TRUSTEES OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT TO SERVE A 6 YEAR TERM (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN TWO)

Kathleen Watkins 

Kathleen M. Spears 

Don Young 

 

http://dekalb.il.clerkserve.com/wp-content/uploads/2019-Consolidated-Candidates.pdf

http://dekalb.il.clerkserve.com/wp-content/uploads/Specimen-Ballot-2019.pdf