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PLEASE DO NOT DEPOSIT CASH IN THE DROP BOX.  THANK YOU!!

If you would like to receive your water bill by email each month, please let us know.  You may call the office, 217-794-2206 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

January 20, 2018 - 6 am - 11 am - Maroa Fire Department Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at the Maroa Firehouse.

REMINDER - Shut off for unpaid water bills is January 23, 2018.

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The City of Maroa has a new way for the Community to receive information from the City regarding Public Works, City Events, Safety/Crime Prevention Tips, Community Events and City Emergencies along with Weather Alerts. You may sign up for these messages by clicking on the link.  The messages will come email, text, or phone call, you set your preferences.  You do not have to live in Maroa to receive these alerts, you may register to keep up with what is happening in town.  There is a link on our Facebook page as well, Maroa, Illinois City Hall.  If you need assistance or do not have internet access please call 217-794-2206 and we will be happy to help you enroll.

When you receive an alert it will ask you to confirm, if you confirm, the message is not sent to your alternate contact.  If you do not confirm, the message is sent to your alternate contact.  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CONFIRM. When you sign up for the service and would like each alert to go to everyone in your family, please be sure to sign each contact up separately.  This will insure that each family member will get the alert. 

Proposed Wood Street and Bike laneclick link    click link

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BLDQGHZ  This is the link to take the survey that you received in the mail.  Please respond and let us know what you think.

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 The City of Maroa has their Bicentennial Flag flying on our flag pole at City Hall. 

 

 Bicentennial

 

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Maroa-Forsyth School District Foundation - Turn Amazon purchases into donations for the Maroa Forsyth School District Foundation.  For more information click link

 

 

Maroa Police Department Vacancy notice - click link for information You may submit your resume, application and ask any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  -  click for application

If you are going out of town and would like the police department to do a security check while you are gone, please fill this form out and return to City Hall.  click link

Recycling information - Please read this information to know what is acceptable to put in the recycle bin. Please do not put anything else in the recycle bin.  Thank you.  click link

Macon County Environmental Management click for link

Supportive Living at Hawthorne Inn of Liberty Village of Clinton is now taking reservations.  There are one and two bedroom units available.  Stop by and check them out.  - For more information click link

New Water service application click link For your convenience, you may download this form and complete it along with $50 deposit then bring to the office or drop in the night drop for new water service.  NO CASH in the drop box.

If you would like to receive your water bill by email each month, please let us know.  You may call the office, 217-794-2206 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

REMINDER - THE WATER BILLS ARE MAILED OR EMAILED MONTHLY.  THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR NON RECEIPT OF WATER BILLS. YOU MAY REQUEST A NEW BILL BE SENT, YOU MAY CALL FOR YOUR BALANCE DUE OR YOU MAY CHECK ONLINE. ALL WATER BILLS ARE DUE BY THE 17TH OF EACH MONTH. PENALTY OF 15% IS ADDED ON THE 18TH OF EACH MONTH. THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF ODD MONTHS ARE SHUT OFF DAYS.

The Calendar for the Gym and Spencer Park Pavillion are available under the Events tab.  You may check to see if the facility is available for the date you would like to have it.

The City Hall Gym is available to rent.  The cost is $50.00 and there is a $120.00 deposit that is returned when you clean up and key is returned.  If you have any questions about renting, call 217-794-2206, to get your reservation on the books.  Here are the forms to complete for your convience Gym Reservation & Liability Agreement

The Park Pavilion is available to be reserved.  There is no cost to reserve, just call 217-794-2206, to get your reservation on the books.  Here is the form to complete for your convenience Park Pavilion reservation form

 ******PLEASE NO BURNING OF LEAVES, GRASS AND LIMBS ON WEST MAIN FROM WOOD STREET TO CEDAR STREET.  THE DEBRIS IS CLOGGING UP THE DRAINS WHEN IT RAINS AND WASHES IT DOWN.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP WITH THIS MATTER.*****

CHRISTMAS BASKET/ANGEL TREE COMMITTEE, BARB AT 217.620.5527 OR BARB AT 217.454.3639. MONETARY DONATIONS ARE ACCEPTED AT SCOTT STATE BANK. KEEP IN MIND THOSE IN NEED.   

Updated Ordinance pertaining to chickens & rabbits click link

2017 Annual Treasurer's Report click link

Ordinance pertaining to Prevailing Wages click link

United Waste Contract click for link

ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO UTILITY TAX INCREASE CLICK FOR LINK Revised ordinance click 

City of Maroa Budget 2017/18 click link

City of Maroa Budget 2016/17 click link

Ordinance Pertaining to Maroa Business District click link

Amended Ordinance Pertaining to the Maroa Business District click link

Ordinance Pertaining to Solicitors in Maroa click link

Ordinance pertaining to Hamilton rezoning click link

Ordinance pertaining to Marsh annexation click link

Ordinance pertaining to Marsh rezoning click link

Ordinance pertaining to possession of cannabis click link

Ordinance pertaining to the Tax Levy 2017 click link

Ordinance pertaining to the Tax Levy 2016 click link

Ordinance pertaining to the Annual Abatement click link

Ordinance pertaining to the Annual Abatement click link

City of Maroa Zoning Ordinance Book ZONING ORDINANCE BOOK PG 1 - 78  ZONING ORDINANCE BOOK PG 78A - 182

The Maroa Fire Department is a great way to give back to your community.  If you are interested in joining the Fire Department, please see any volunteer for more information or contact the Firehouse at 217.794.3375.

The Maroa Fire Department is NOT manned 24/7.  If you have a fire emergency, please call 9-1-1.

2018 COUNCIL MEETING DATES CLICK LINK

2018 POLICE BOARD MEETING DATES CLICK LINK

2018 ZONING BOARD MEETING DATES CLICK LINK

About the FFA

The Illinois Association FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. To learn more about the FFA visit http://www.illinoisffa.org

“Maximize”

The theme for the 2016-2017 State Officer Team is “Maximize”.  The State Officer Team consists of the twenty-five Section Presidents and five major State Officers.  This year’s team selected this theme to encourage individuals, teams, chapters, business and organizations to maximize their potential to support current and future FFA members, their activities and agricultural education.  

About the Illinois Foundation FFA

Illinois Foundation FFA engages individuals, industry, education, government, and foundations in securing funds to support quality Agricultural Education/FFA programs in Illinois. To learn how you can become involved link to http://www.illinoisffafoundation.org

 

FFA NEWS

1. Maroa Forsyth FFA would like to thank the community for their support of both the Mum sales and the Poinsettia Sales held out of the greenhouse this past semester! Our Horticulture Class and FFA Membership worked on prepping the plants, and coordinated a lot to make that fundraiser a success! 
 
2. Best of Luck to our Record book participants this February. Last year we saw tremendous success in this with 14 FFA members competing at multiple Section, District, and State Levels. We will again be hosting this event at Maroa Forsyth High School and may be looking for judges to help out from the community - if you are interested please contact Mrs. Crouch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
3. The Mech Tech Class has been hard at work designing and constructing the Musical Set for the Drama "The Music Man" This play set is one of the most elaborate ones created over the last 7 years. Special shout out to Peyton Ruwe, Gage Kapraun, Hunter Huff, and Cody Groves who have all given alot of time to the project!
 
4.  Coming up we would like to encourage you to contact Mrs. Crouch before March 1st to get bulb plants ordered for the Spring season. Bulb plants include Tulips, Daffodills, and Hyacinths and will be in a six inch container with pot cover. Prices will be $10, but group pricing for church events, etc will be done again this year!  The Spring semester Horticulture class will be prepping these plants so get your orders in early! 
 
5. Our Chapter Banquet in May will be held at the Maroa Forsyth High School and will be on May 10th at 6:00pm. 

  

The community Business Directory is on our site.  If you would like your business or service added to the directory please contact City Clerk, Diane Edwards This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.