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Public Notice

Notice of a public hearing for Proposed Appropriation Ordinance FY 2016-2017
for the City of Freeport, Illinois
The City of Freeport will conduct a public hearing on its Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. This hearing will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the agenda permits, in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 524 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois. An electronic copy of Ordinance #2016-36, Appropriation Ordinance Fiscal Year 2016-2017 for the City of Freeport, Illinois, is available on the city website under City Council Calendar of Meetings and the Finance Department page as provided below. A paper copy is available for public inspection at the City Clerk 's Office during regular business hours. Anyone wishing to express comments or concerns should attend the public hearing or submit a written comment to the Mayor's Office, City of Freeport, 524 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois prior to the public hearing.

Proposed Appropriation Ordinance Fiscal Year 2016-2017


On Sunday, July 3, 2016 beginning at 5:00 pm, join us as we celebrate Independence Day and the Sky Concert Community Festival. This event will recognize our local veterans, include music and children's activities, feature a presentation by Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by George Buss), and concludes with an awesome fireworks display. Don't miss the Sky Concert Community Festival at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut Road, Freeport, Illinois - view flyer


For more information on the Freeport Mosquito Abatement District
please visit the Stephenson County Website using this link: Mosquito

Call the Mosquito Control Hotline @ 1-800-942-2555

  • To be notified prior to a Mosquito Control application.
  • To report possible mosquito breeding areas, such as standing water or stagnant water or unkempt swimming pools.
  • To report any mosquito annoyances in your area.
  • For further information regarding the Clarke Mosquito Control Program and what products are being utilized.


Area Events

Area Events provided by: The Freeport/Stephenson County Convention
and Visitors Bureau
- view link



To get construction project updates on TWITTER




Household Waste Collection Guidelines

For further information visit the link above to "Living in Freeport" --- Garbage/Recycling website page. view link


We Need You On Our Boards and Commissions!

Becoming a member of a board or commission for the City of Freeport is fulfilling community service work and plays a vital role in moving Freeport forward. The City of Freeport has openings on various Boards and Commission. Please let Mayor James Gitz know of your interests through completion of the following form: view link.

Forms should be returned to Mayor James Gitz, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Suite 310, Freeport, Illinois 61032. Please call and speak to administrative assistant with any questions at phone number 815-235-8200.



2015-2016 Phase B Water Main Project through IEPA

The 2015-2016 City of Freeport Water and Sewer Commission, Phase B-Water Main Replacement and Upgrade Project is made possible by the financial assistance and cooperation of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and its State Revolving Fund (SRF) providing low interest infrastructure loans to protect or improve Illinois’ quality of drinking water resources. The purpose of this Water and Sewer Commission Project is to make water system improvements, including an estimated 21,080 feet of water main upgrades to 12” and 16” diameter in key areas that would provide adequate water transmission lines from the new Well No.9 to the new Elevated Tank and improvements to pressure zones, including the replacement of 10,310 feet of 6-8 inch water main and the replacement of 75 valves. The project will be funded through a State Revolving Fund loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency with the project cost estimated to be $8,587,963.77 - view notice

ORDINANCE #2015-25, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 1052 (Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Fund) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Illinois as passed by corporate authorities on May 4, 2015 to add $6.00 per month to the Captital Improvement Surcharge - view link

View Map of Proposed Project Area



Electric Aggregation Questions - view link



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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203