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Police Officer and Telecommunictor of the Year 2019

The 2nd annual awards were given to:

Detective Brent Rombach for his detail and work ethic especially on the case of a business burglary in February 2019. 

Records Supervisor Arron Weber for his leadership during the move to the new Police facility and during the process of consolidating dispatching/911 services for the Village of East Alton. 


New Codes Adopted

As of March 1, 2018 the City adopted the 2012 Building Code, 2012 Residential Code and 2012 Property Maintenance Code.  For a list of all adopted codes please click here.

Yard Sales

Don’t forget to get your yard/garage sale permit.  They are FREE and can be obtained at the City Clerk’s office Monday – Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.  Yard/garage sales are allowed two times a year with a duration not to exceed seventy-two (72) continuous hours.  Also, City code prohibits the placement of signs or advertising on utility poles, traffic control device, or anywhere in the public right-of-way.  We appreciate your cooperation and good luck with your sale.

Holidays Observed for Trash Pickup

The following holidays are observed by Republic Services:

New Years Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day


Christmas Day

Should your pick up day fall on or after the holiday, your trash/recycle will be collected one day late.

Monday holiday routes will be picked up on Tuesday

Tuesday route is picked up on Wednesday

Wednesday route is picked up on Thursday

Thursday route is picked up on Friday

Friday route is picked up on Saturday

Street Maintenance Program

Street Asphalt Program for 2021

Location         From                           To

Lorena           Whitelaw                        6th

3rd                Rt 143                           Eaton

George          Jennings                         Eaton

Tipton           Jennings                         Eaton

Alley Maintenance Program

The public works department will continue to oil and chip alleys in zone 7 and zone 8 this year (2020).  These two zones include "Little Italy" and alleys west of Wood River Ave.