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Village of Ashton Christmas Walk

Saturday, December 9th
FROM 5:00 -8:00 PM
MAIN STREET ASHTON, IL

BRING THE FAMILY DOWN FOR SOME HOLIDAY CHEER!

Santa will be at Village Hall From 5:00 until 7:00pm.
Kids can tell Santa what they would like to find under the tree


Carriage rides through downtown
Ashton Library will have a book fair (Great stocking stuffers!)
The Lions Club will have a chili dinner
Lea B's is also having an open house
Fire Dept will have 2 crafts for kids and cookies
St Johns Pre-School will have a cookie sale
Farver's Electric will have a pet adoption event
Central Bank will also have some holiday goodies
Cliffs Donuts will also be downtown that night evening
Many more fun events are planned!

 




The 35 mph zone has moved further west on Rt. 38, west of the doctor's clinic

SPEED LIMIT CHANGES NOW ENFORCED

 


 

 

 

Watch for farm equipment on the roadways in Ashton IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Yard waste information for Ashton IL

Have your lawn waste at the curb by

7:00 am on Monday and Friday to ensure that is picked up

**Brown paper lawn waste bags are acceptable**

 

ORDINANCE NO. 110810B

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF ASHTON, ILLINOIS
Chapter 54 - solid waste

LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE

Article II
GARBAGE AND REFUSE
SECTION 54 - 34

WHERAS, the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Ashton, Lee County, Illinois, have deemed it appropriate to establish a Landscape Debris Collection Policy and to create Article II, Garbage and Refuse, Section 54 - 34.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Village of Ashton Code of Ordinance be amended as follows:

Chapter 54
Solid Waste

A. Article II Garbage and Refuse. Section 54-34

a) The Village of Ashton shall collect landscape debris on Monday and Friday of each week which schedule from time to time may be amended without ordinance by Village Resolution; provided that the material is properly placed for collection as hereafter set forth.

b) Landscape debris is defined as: leaves, grass clippings, small branches and brush tied in bundles of five feet (5') in length or less and not exceeding fifty pounds, plants and other organic materials which would normally be associated with residential gardens together with shrub and bushes from a typical parcel of residential property.

c) Landscape debris shall be placed in clear bags, if not bundled as described hereinabove. Except that small branches may be placed in cans of 30 gallons or less. All bags, cans, and/or bundles must be placed at the front curb for pick up. In no event shall any landscape debris be placed for collection if mixed with other solid waste. In no event shall any landscape debris be placed for collection in any single bag, can and/or bundle weighs in excess of 50 lbs. Any landscape waste which is mixed with solid waste or is in excess of 50 lbs will not be disposed of by the City and in addition, any violator will be subject to fines and penalties as provided in the general penalty of description in the Municipal Code.

d) Any accumulation of landscape debris on any particular pick up day in excess of one Village truck (one ton truck) will be assessed an additional $25.00 charge per load. Arrangements for such pick up must be made in advance together with payment therefore. In the alternative, the Village of Ashton will provide for a truck to be dropped off to be loaded by the Village resident and thereafter dumped by a Village employee at no charge. Any such request must be made to the Village Clerk at least 7 days before the requested drop off. Delivery of the truck and scheduling thereof are subject to availability; Village obligations' and other requests. Village reserves the right and may reasonably deny any such request.


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Leaf burning season ended April 30, 2017

Leaf burning season begins again on September 15, 2017

Leaf burning season ends on December 15, 2017

 

Leaf Burning in Ashton IL

ORDINANCE NUMBER 110909B

AN ORDINANCE CREATING CHAPTER 34
HEALTH AND SANITATION

ARTICLE IV
OPEN FIRES

WHEREAS, the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Ashton, Lee County, Illinois, have determined that it is in the best interest of the Village to create Article IV, OPEN FIRES to Chapter 34 HEALTH AND SANITATION;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Village of Ashton, as follows:

Chapter 34

HEALTH AND SANITATION

A. Article IV. OPEN FIRES.

a) Section 34-62. Prohibited. It is unlawful for any person to burn paper or other combustible refuse, waste, rubbish, garbage, yard waste, or any other material except wood in any open fire or burn barrel.

b) Section 34-63. Exception. Leaves may be burned under the following rules and regulations:

1. Leaves may be burned only between March 1 and April 30 and between September 15 and December 15, and only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

2. Leaves may not be burned on the hard surface or asphalt portion of any street, curb, sidewalk, gutter, or alley.

3. Leaf fires authorized herein shall be supervised by an adult (18 years of age or older) at all times until completely extinguished including any embers.

4. Leaf fires shall not be such by size, location or otherwise that creates or poses a threat to the safety of persons or property.

c) Section 34-65. Abatement. The Village Police Department is authorized to prohibit, stop, cause or order any fire be extinguished if unlawful under this Article and if lawful under this Article (leaf fires or recreational fires) if it determines that due to the size, location, wind or atmospheric conditions, it poses a threat to the safety of persons or property.

d) Section 34-64. Recreational fires.

1) Recreational fires utilizing wood are not prohibited so long as they are supervised by an adult (18 years of age or older) and contained in a fire safe vessel or pit, not exceeding thirty-six (36") inches in diameter.

e) Nuisances. Nothing herein shall be construed to authorize a fire which would create an emission in violation of Article II Nuisances, Section 34 - 31 (5).

EXCEPTION. Nothing herein shall restrict or prohibit Village employees from open fires for Village purposes.

 


 

 

 

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Ashton IL audit

Village of Ashton, IL

Annual Financial Report

Year Ended April 2016

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Garbage Pickup in Ashton IL

Garbage pickup is normally on Mondays

*Please limit your cans to no more than 50lbs

No Garbage Pickup in Ashton on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For more information, go to Northern Illinois Disposal Service

 


 

Weather siren in Ashton IL

The Ashton Police tests
THE WEATHER SIREN
The first Tuesday of every month at 10 am

TESTS are 1 minute
Actual Warning Signal is for 3-5 minutes
If a tornado WARNING is issued for this area, the siren will be activated.
If a tornado is developing or is spotted near us and we are not under a tornado warning, the siren will be activated

 

**This is different than the noon whistle that blows every day at 12 pm, which notifies you that it is time for lunch

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Village of Ashton IL
PO Box 186
810 Main Street
Ashton IL 61006

Ashton Illinois is in Lee County, IL

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