City of Freeport, Illinois


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Motor Fuel Tax Street Projects 2015 MFT
Motor Fuel Tax Street Projects 2014 MFT
Sidewalk Program Application and Waiver Form Word Doc
Sidewalk Program Overview, Waiver, and Application Forms to Complete PDF

Street Light Outage Information

Leaf Collection Program

Street Department

Street Sweeping

Department Responsibilities

The Department of Public Works and the Street Department come together to direct the construction and maintenance of road, sidewalks, curbing and building. The Departments control the management of public construction, traffic and street lighting, snow and leaf removal, and animal control. The department staffs 22 persons.
Engineering Division Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all roadway projects within the City of Freeport
  • Work closely with the Illinois Department of Transportation.
  • Work closely with Water & Sewer Commission
  • Work closely with City Engineer
  • Work closely with Stephenson County Engineer

Currently involved in Projects with:

  • Yearly Street Maintenance Program
  • Yearly LAPP Program

Street Division Responsibilities - view link

  • Street maintenance including snow plowing
  • Tree removal and trimming - City owned trees only
  • Cemetery management
  • Provide mechanical support for Street Dept. and Police Dept.


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