Announcements and Events
Please Note: All solicitors must register with the Village Office. EACH solicitor receives their own card. If they do not have a Peddlerís Card from the Village, they are NOT registered. The card will have a Village Signature and the Village Seal imprinted on the card.
Village Residents have been having trouble with solicitors being rude, appearing after dark, and being disrespectful.
If you have any problems, call the Village office if is during the work day (469-7371) or if after work hours call the non-emergency number for the County (333-8911).
St. Joseph Wetlands
Come stop by the wetlands and see if you can spot the Bald Eagle.
A Mature Bald Eagle has been seen in the Wetlands and in the paint ball area.
Please report any eagle sightings to the Parks and Recreation Department
(Don't forget to leave the date, time and location of the sighting)
2015 Reported Sightings
The Bald Eagle has been seen near W. Grand Street (May 11th, 1:11pm)
The Bald Eagle has been sighted near I-74, just West of the St. Joseph Exit (August 11th, 11:45am)
The Bald Eagle has recently been sighted near I-74 on the backside of the Salt Fork Paintball area. (September 29th, 7:45am)
The Bald Eagle has been seen in St. Joseph (Dec 19th, 1:45pm)
2016 Reported Sightings
The Bald Eagle has been sighted flying North across I-74, near the St. Joseph Exit
(May 6th, 7:28am)
May 14th 7-11am
Please do not bring the following:
Tires, Paint, Chemicals, Anything containing freon (unless freon is removed first)
brush, old oil or gas, batteries, and electronics
The village of St. Joseph is now charging for use of the Municipal and Annex building.
Please see the Rental Agreement Below.
Click here for Rental Agreement
Volunteers Needed for Village Gardeners
Contact: Sandy Anderson 469-2416
Can you spell minute? Or fortitude? How about asunder?
Be a part of the Association of Illinois
Senior Centers and the Illinois
Department on Aging 2016 Senior
Itís a fun and brain-healthy activity,
and itís FREE!!
Hereís the BUZZ in our community:
The Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee competition is an exciting statewide program that provides
Illinois adults age 50 and older the opportunity to showcase a lifetime of knowledge and to
celebrate years of experience through spelling abilities. The program is coordinated by the
Association of Illinois Senior Centers with the help of the Illinois Department on Aging.
The competition includes three levels of competition: local, regional, and finals. The Finals take
place at the 2016 Illinois State Fair on Senior Day, Monday, August 15th.
SENIOR SPELLING BEE
DATE: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 TIME: 10:00 a.m.
CONTACT PERSON: Susan McKinney
PHONE: 217-469-2159 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCATION: St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library
ADDRESS: 201 N. Third, St. Joseph, IL 61873
GUIDELINES FOR BRUSH PICKUP
Whole trees and grass will not be accepted.
Turf and Field Maintenance
Allen Wall- (217) 722-3948
LAWN CARE ONLY
Dave McCormick- (217) 649-9286
Rick's Tractor Service- (217) 202-0715
LAWN CARE AND SNOW REMOVAL
Dan's- (217) 714-9819
Darren Ramm- (217) 202-2575
Kara Rewaets- (217) 377-2932
Fresh Cut Lawn Care- (217) 621-8909
Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District
Will be burning small sections of the St. Joseph Wetland
Questions contact: Bruce Stikkers (217) 352-3536
Please contact non-emergency number 333-8911
If you see suspicious activity,
CALL & REPORT
it at the METCAD non-emergency number 333-8911
We have had a lot of questions about recycling. No, the Village is no longer offering the service but local garbage haulers are. If you are interested, call your hauler to get your recycling set up.
IS THERE SOMETHING ELSE YOU WANT TO SEE ON THE WEBPAGE? Call Julie or Laura at 469-7371 or email