City of Freeport, Illinois

HOW DO I FIND...

Bid Documents

City Hall Public Outreach Survey Results 2014

Directions to Freeport

Email Address

Firefighter Testing

Freedom of Information

Living In Freeport

My City Council Representative

Recent News

Rental Property Registration

Who Should I Call?

 

 

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 Map of Phase B Proposed Project Area

 

Welcome to Freeport, Illinois

Welcome to the official Freeport, Illinois website. We’re happy that you’re visiting us!

Pretzel CityFreeport is a wonderful mix of old and new. Fortune 500 companies like Newell
Rubbermaid occupy some of the oldest buildings downtown, while antique stores and mom-and-pop restaurants enjoy software developers as neighbors. Turn-of-the-century Victorian homes co-exist with modern senior-living facilities. We have a leading-edge hospital and cancer center, but our history of quality healthcare extends back into the 1800’s. Our excellent schools, from preschool to community college, offer both traditional and up-to-the-minute tools needed to excel in the future, and our state-of-the-art library is located in the heart of our historic city center.

Freeport boasts more than 800 acres of parks, with activities from an old-fashioned carousel to just enjoying the beauty of Yellow Creek from a paddle boat. We have a 36-hole golf course and driving range, as well as an aquatic center, nature preserve and center, boat rental operation, a skate park and an athletic complex.

In the arts, Winneshiek Theater is the country’s oldest continuously running amateur theater, and we’re especially proud that Freeport High School has a Grammy Award Winning music program. We have concerts in the park on summer evenings, a children’s choir and theater group, a wonderful Arts Center and an impressive historical museum.

Freeport is home to several large manufacturers including Newell Rubbermaid, Honeywell, and Titan Tire Company, as well as a number of mid-size manufacturers including Tri-Star Metals and Seaga Manufacturing. Both our industrial and business parks have space for expansion. Several insurance firms have significant offices in Freeport, including, QBE and Sentry Insurance. Many service and retail businesses round out the business picture for our City, some of them supporting the agricultural heritage of our County.

Freeport is centrally located, less than 30 minutes from a major UPS hub, 90 minutes from international airports and two hours from four major metropolitan areas.

Thank you for visiting us online – enjoy your “trip” through Freeport!

 GO

Quick Links

> Codified Ordinances
> Contact List
> E-Packets
> FAQs
> Forms
> Meeting Calendar
> Utility Bill Options
> Comprehensive Plan
> Albertus Airport
> Chamber of Commerce
> Freeport Downtown Development Foundation
> Freeport Public Library
> Freeport/
Stephenson County Visitors Bureau
> Freeport Township Assessor
> Jane Addams Trail
> Northwest Illinois Development Alliance
> Lincoln-Douglas Debate Site
> Stephenson County


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