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 Peddler’s 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).




Click here for the Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Representation Letter 





Thank You SJO  High School Soccer!



This was a community project done by the High School Soccer Team to help teach the importance of community and sharing in making it a better place for all.  They painted picnic tables, playground equipment, cleaned up the park area, painted the Basketball court, etc.





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
Send a picture, if you can get a good one!
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)


Two Bald Eagles have been sighted flying above the trees at the Salt Fork Paint Ball Range (September 3rd, 9:53am) 


Two Bald Eagles have been seen perched in a tree West of the Salt Fork River (November 12, 3:30pm)


One Bald Eagle has been seen flying over I-74 one mile West of the St. Joseph Exit (November 16, 4:50pm)













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







Click Here
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