St. Joseph, Illinois


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
Phone: 469-9504
(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)








Dumpster Day

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

Spelling Bee!

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.


DATE: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 TIME: 10:00 a.m.


PHONE: 217-469-2159 EMAIL:

LOCATION: St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library

ADDRESS: 201 N. Third, St. Joseph, IL 61873







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Whole trees and grass will not be accepted.


Turf and Field Maintenance

Allen Wall- (217) 722-3948

Greg Immke-(217)469-7471



Dave McCormick- (217) 649-9286

Rick's Tractor Service- (217) 202-0715




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

Date TBD

Questions contact: Bruce Stikkers (217) 352-3536




 Vacation Watch
Please contact non-emergency number 333-8911


If you see suspicious activity,
 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