Village of Waterman

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*N.I.C.E. Center in Lee –  346 S. County Line Road, Lee, IL 60530-0005 – Food & Clothing – Saturday’s from 8:15 am – 11am.  Emergency contacts: Sandy 815-264-3267, Bill 815-824-0700 & Jeannie 815-756-5610

*Hinckley Area Food Pantry – 324 W. McKinley Ave., Hinckley (use the west door on View St). – Food & other items. 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month, 8 am – 9 am – For an alternate pick-up time, call (815)286-7275.

Who do you contact about Clinton Township?

Township Board Officials

SUPERVISOR Mary Ann Erickson: 815-739-9835

TRUSTEE Kip Anderson: 815-824-0832

TRUSTEE David Erickson: 815-739-6105

TRUSTEE Jerrold Hipple: 815-264-3979

TRUSTEE James Wassmann: 815-264-3595

CLERK Jeanne Tyne: 815-264-3243

ROAD COMMISSIONER Scott Hunt: 815-739-4703

ASSESSOR Dean Lundeen: 815-501-6873

What are the utility rates and how often are the bills?

Current Utility Rates Billed Quarterly
Residential Water Rate – $75.06 per quarter minimum charge for 1st 6,000 gallons*; $2.76 per 1,000 gallons over
6,000 gallons

Residential Sewer Rate – $23.01 per quarter minimum charge for 1st 6,000 gallons; $2.27 per 1,000 gallons over 6,000 gallons

Residential Garbage Rate (TR) – $53.32 per quarter

Infrastructure Fee (INFS) – $24.00 per quarter deposited in savings fund for infrastructure maintenance

Quarterly Schedule:
Feb 1 – April 30
May 1 – July 31
August 1 – October 31
November 1 – January 31

Bills will be mailed within 2 weeks of the end of the billing cycle.

Payments are due 30 days after the bills are received and bill will reflect due date.

How many bulk items will the trash company pick up?

One free furniture bulk item per week with your regular service.  They do not pick up appliances or an electronic items in the normal waste collection.

How often is water, sewage, garbage billed in Waterman?

Water/Sewer/Garbage is billed quarterly – payments accepted in cash or check at Village Hall or online.

Is there Electronic Recycling in Waterman?

  • No. Any questions about electronic recycling contact LRS DC Trash at 815-758-7274 or Dekalb County at 815-748-2408 or visit their website here.

What should I do with my yard waste?

Fall leaf pick-up will be announced.  (Typically it runs from mid October to mid November – weather permitting) Please have all yard waste removed from the curbs and do not mix with leaves. For the convenience of all Waterman residents, a 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. Please keep your leaf piles easily accessible, i.e. away from trees, bushes, parked cars, and mailboxes. Also, be aware of the strength of the leaf vacuum. Anything you do not want to lose should be kept away from the curbside.  Leaves put out after the last scheduled pick up date will not be picked up. NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!!

Christmas trees will be collected from Christmas through the end of January. Trees must be free of all decorations and cannot be in plastic bags.

How do I rent the shelter at Waterman Lions Community Park or the Clinton Township Community Building in Waterman?

Street Lights out?

Call Com Ed at 800-334-7661 or

Does Waterman have parks?

Yes! We have Garfield Park, Muingan Park and Waterman Lions Community Park

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