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).



Dumpster Days

May 6th 7am-11am

Location: Behind Jack Flash

We will not take the following items: tires, paints, hazardous materials, appliances, televisions, electronics, or anything with freon.










Invitation to Bid

Village of St. Joseph

207 E. Lincoln Street

St. Joseph, IL 61873


Sealed bids for the Community Park Improvements project will be received at the office of the Village Clerk of the Village of St. Joseph at 207 E. Lincoln Street, St. Joseph, IL 61873, until 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, and publicly opened and read aloud at 10:05 a.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in the Village of St. Joseph’s Council Chambers, 207 E. Lincoln Street, St. Joseph, Illinois 61873.


Bid documents for this project may be examined at the office of Clark Dietz, Inc., 125 West Church Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820.


The project is located on the east side of the Village of St. Joseph at Community Park.  The proposed project improvements will expand the existing youth football field to a full-size field as well as minor modifications to the soccer field.  The work includes earthwork, grading, seeding and minor drainage structure adjustments.  The project requires approximately 1,365 cubic yards of earthwork and 4 acres of seeding.


The plans and specifications were prepared by Clark Dietz at 125 West Church Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820.  For a non-refundable fee of $10.00, prospective bidders may obtain bid documents on Clark Dietz’s website at  Access the documents by clicking on the “Bidding Documents” icon located on the top of the page, then selecting “Browse Projects” to find “Community Park Improvements (Quest Project # 4834808 )” bid documents.  Click on the project title, you will be directed to a web page where the bid documents can be downloaded.  The bidding services are provided by where you can complete a free membership registration to Quest.  Please contact Clark Dietz, Inc. at (217) 373-8900 if you have any questions regarding the registration or download process.


Bidders must be qualified to perform the type and magnitude of construction work for the Community Park Improvements.  The Village of St. Joseph, Illinois, reserves the right to reject any or all bids or portions thereof and to waive any formality or technicality in any bids in the interest of the Village.                                                                              



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