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Ashton IL e-pay

Web payments for Water Bills, Police Tickets and Building Permits

 

 

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2021 Holiday Lights Contest
Call 815-453-2241 or email clerk@ashtonusa.com to get your home on the map by December 11th

 

 

 

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Congratulations to all the winners! You can pick up your prizes at Ashton Village Offices, located at:
810 Main Street
(815) 453-2241

Zander Appleman-Kutz
Melissa Sanders
Jackie Fransen
Riley Carlson
Da'Marcus Wallace
Zaniya Adams
Zavier Adams

 

 

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Yes, this includes the booster!

Click here to schedule an appointment for Dec 13

 

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The Village of Ashton is teaming up with Santa's elves to collect letters for Santa Claus to be delivered before Christmas
A special mailbox has been put in front of the Village Office downtown and any letters collected will be sent to the North Pole on December 22nd
Make sure your letter is in an envelope with your full name and address

 

 

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Christmas Light Competition in Ashton, IL!

Any home decorated with outdoor lights is welcome to join the competition
Please contact Katie at the Ashton Village Office to Enter
810 Main Street
(815) 453-2241
Homes will be judged from 12/4 to 12/21
Each house will be placed on our Christmas Light Tour Map
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 decorated homes

 

Please contact Katie at the Village Office for more info
810 Main Street
(815) 453-2241

 

 

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Happy Holidays from the Village of Ashton, IL

 

 

 

 

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There are many ways residents can pay water bills!
1) In person at Village Hall
2) At the Ashton branch of Central Bank
3) Via drop box (it’s a black metal box marked Water Bills) on the west side of Village Hall
4) Online at Login - Illinois: Village of Ashton (collectorsolutions.com) –please note there is a processing fee when you pay online: CLICK HERE to pay online now
5) Mail back the stub and payment at the post office

 

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Ashton Care Pantry


The Ashton Care Pantry is open 2 days a month. The 2021 schedule is as follows:
Thursday September 16th - 9am-11am
Thursday September 30th - 9am-11am
Thursday October 7th - 9am-11am
Thursday October 21st - 9am-11am
Thursday November 4th - 9am-11am
Thursday November 18th - 9am-11am
Thursday December 2nd - 9am-11am
Thursday December 16th - 9am-11am

The Ashton Care Pantry serves the residents of Ashton and Franklin Grove that are in need of assistance with groceries. Through generous monetary and supply donations, the pantry has a wonderful variety of food to choose from. Most recently, the AFC FFA donated two whole hogs raised by the group this past year. On pantry days, patrons can enter through the side door at the Village Office (810 Main Street) and look for the Ashton Care Pantry sign. There are boxes available for transport or you can bring your own bag.

 

Here's a sneak peek of the pantry!

 

 

 

 

For more information, please contact the Village Office at (815) 453-2241.

 

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Water Bills go out on January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1

The due date, printed in bold on the bill, will be anywhere between the 20th-22nd of that same month depending on the week and where those business days fall.

Please make sure your water meter is easily accessible for the Village Street staff to read.

If you have an outstanding bill or if you have questions/concerns, please contact Village Hall at (815) 453-2241

 

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Yard waste information for Ashton IL

The seasons are changing and the Village Street Department would like to remind residents that brush and yard waste pickup is done on Monday and Friday each week.
Residents should bundle large sticks and bag other yard waste, like leaves and grass clippings, to put at the curb for pick up.
Piles of un-bagged grass or leaves will NOT be picked up.

 

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The Village of Ashton has partnered with Tri-County Opportunities Council to help qualified residents with water bill payment.
The Community Action Agency helps reduce poverty, revitalize communities, and empower individuals and families to be self-sufficient.
If you would like to learn more about this program, please contact Alicia O'Rorke at the Dixon office 815-718-2387 or 815-562-5838 or stop by the Ashton Village Office to pick up a pamphlet outlining the different programs offered by Tri-County.

 

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Emergency Alert Messaging System

The Village of Ashton has set up an alert system to notify residents in case of an emergency.

We would like all residents to sign up for the alerts to be informed in case of an emergency.

How do you sign up, you ask? You can fill out a form at the Village Office (810 Main St) or call the office (453-2241).

 

 

 

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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.

**BROWN PAPER LAWN WASTE BAGS ARE ACCEPTABLE**

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.

**BROWN PAPER LAWN WASTE BAGS ARE ACCEPTABLE**

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OFFICIAL LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE IN A WORD (.doc) FORMAT

 

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OFFICIAL LANDSCAPE WASTE COLLECTION ORDINANCE IN AN ADOBE READER (.pdf) FORMAT

 

 

 

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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

 

 

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

Ashton Illinois is in Lee County, IL

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Got questions or comments? Contact Lynn at Ashton Computer Center
815-453-7717
lynn@ashtonusa.com

 

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