Mandatory Cross Connection Control Survey

Residential & Commercial Mandatory Cross Connection Control Survey


If you have not already submitted the survey to the village office, please do so asap.

The Village Office

215 W. Adams St.

Waterman, IL 60556

You can find a downloadable and printable form at this website:

If you need help filling out this form, contact Chris Perra at Test Inc. (815) 252-9637.


Christmas Tree Collection






Christmas Tree Collection will be from January 2nd through January 31st, 2019 on your normally scheduled garbage/recycle pick up days.


If your tree is longer than 4ft, DC Trash requests you cut it down to make it easier for the drivers to dispose of it!   Thank you!



Bicycle Safety


If you or your child is riding a bicycle, make sure you have lights or reflective gear so motorists can see you!   

There have been reports of children riding bicycles in the streets and motorists nearly missing them. 

No one wants this to happen!   So please talk to your children!  Stay safe!


Please be safe when riding bicycles or other toy vehicles.


A. Clinging To Vehicles: It shall be unlawful for any person on any street riding any bicycle, motorcycle, sled, skateboard or other vehicle to cling to or attach himself or his vehicle to any moving motor vehicle or wagon. (1999 Code § 17.03)

B. Operation On Roadways; Use Of Crosswalks Required: It shall be unlawful for any person upon roller skates, rollerblades, skateboards, a coaster, sled or other toy vehicle, to go upon any roadway other than at a crosswalk.

C. Prohibited Operation On Specific Streets:

1. It shall be unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle, skateboard, rollerblade or roller skate upon any sidewalk that is parallel or adjacent to Route 30 between Elm Street and Birch Street, or on Cedar Street between Route 30 and Alley A (George Cies Alley). (1999 Code § 15.03; amd. 2005 Code)

2. Any person violating this subsection C shall be fined not less than twenty five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each offense. Additionally, any juvenile who is found to be in violation of this subsection C may be issued a warning citation, and any bicycle, skateboard, rollerblades, or roller skates or other play vehicle utilized in the commission of the violation of this subsection C may be impounded by the village police department. Such item shall be released to the juvenile only when accompanied to the village police department by a parent or guardian who shall be presented at such time with a copy of this subsection C.

3. Any parent or guardian who knowingly allows a juvenile to utilize a bicycle, skateboard, rollerblades, roller skates or other such play vehicle in violation of this subsection C shall himself or herself be considered a violator of this subsection C and shall be fined, upon conviction thereof, not less than twenty five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each offense.

4. A presumption is hereby created that if a parent or guardian has been previously presented with a copy of this subsection C in relation to a first or second offense of a juvenile, that said parent or guardian knowingly allowed the juvenile to use the vehicle in a prohibited manner. (1999 Code § 15.03)


No person may operate an all terrain vehicle or off highway motorcycle within the village limits. This section shall not prohibit the transport of such all terrain vehicle or off highway motorcycle by trailer or other means within or across the village limits to an area outside the village limits. (1999 Code § 17.07)

WPD Auxiliary Program receives a $300 Donation


Thank you to the Waterman Lions Club! 





This week, the Waterman Lions Club graciously donated $300 towards the Waterman Police Departments Auxiliary program. 


The WPD is very grateful to have received such a generous donation!







Here are some of the Waterman Police Department donning their new uniforms!


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












No 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


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

DeKalb County Food Pantries 2018


















Waterman Community Chest

Waterman Community Chest receives $2,000 Monsanto Fund grant for to assist with Annual Fund Drive 

Waterman, Illinois – July 16, 2018– Employees from Waterman Monsanto Corn Production recommended Waterman Community Chest to receive a $2,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund. Funds from the grant will be used to benefit organizations that provide services that benefit the citizens and Waterman community. The Waterman Community Chest previously received a Monsanto Fund grant in 2017 to assist with the 2016-2017 Annual Fund Drive.  The Waterman Community Chest supports non-profit organizations and groups that provide services for the people in and around the Waterman area.  It is a 501(c)3 qualified tax-exempt charitable organization. 

“We’re fortunate to have a group like the Waterman Community Chest working in our community” said Troy Dukes, Site Lead at the Waterman Seed Production site. “We’re proud to partner with them and support the great work they do in our community with this Monsanto Fund grant.” 


This year, the Monsanto Fund awarded more than $1.4 million to nonprofit organizations in rural communities to help address essential needs in Food & Nutrition, STEM Education, and Community Development. Nonprofit organizations across the U.S. have received more than $7.5 million through this program over the last five years.  


About Monsanto Fund 

The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the communities where farmers and Monsanto Company employees live and work. Visit the Monsanto Fund at