Village News

Movie in the Park Postponed Due to Heat

Jul 21, 2016

Chill on the Hill Schedule

Jul 20, 2016

Road Construction Alert - East & West Roberts Drive

Jul 18, 2016

The Village of Mt. Zion and Earl Walker Construction will be working on East and West Roberts Drive beginning Tuesday, July 19, 2016.  Traffic will be interrupted and no parking will be permitted on either side of the street during this time.  Residents on East Roberts, West Roberts, Baker Drive and Pine Court should look for more specific information regarding access to be delivered to their homes.  All other residents should take an alternate route during construction.


Main Street and McGaughey Drive Road Work to Begin

Jul 14, 2016

Weather permitting, Dunn Company will be oiling and chipping West Main Street from Baltimore to Bell Street and all of McGaughey Drive on Friday, July 15th.  Motorists are encouraged to take a different route and local residents should plan accordingly by giving themselves ample time to enter or exit their driveways or subdivisions when traveling in the area.  The road will remain open but it will be congested and traffic will be slower.

Movie Nights at Fletcher Park

Jul 11, 2016

Road Closures

Jun 29, 2016

The Village of Mt. Zion's Public Works Department will be conducting street repairs located on W. Main Street between Bell Street and the Mt. Zion Grade School on Thursday, June 30th starting at 6 a.m.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane.  Please avoid the area and use an alternative route if at all possible.

McGaughey Drive Road Repairs begin July 5th

Jun 28, 2016

The Village of Mt. Zion and Microsurfacing, Inc. will be repairing McGaughey Drive from State Highway 121 to Burgener Drive beginning July 5th. Traffic will be interrupted. No parking will permitted on either side of the street. Motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes and avoid the area to help with traffic congestion. Please drive with caution to ensure the safety of our workers.

Main Street Road Construction Starts July 5th

Jun 28, 2016

The Village of Mt. Zion and Microsurfacing, Inc. will be repairing W. Main Street from Baltimore Avenue to Bell Street beginning July 5th.  Traffic will be interrupted.  No parking will permitted on either side of the street.  Motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes and avoid the area to help with traffic congestion.  Please drive with caution to ensure the safety of our workers.

Village Sign Regulations Reminder

May 06, 2016

As spring is upon us, a reminder that the Village of Mt. Zion has specific rules regarding signs to regulate, control, and provide for private signs in accordance with an overall plan and program for the public safety, area development, and the general welfare of the village.  Signs for garage sales are allowed but must be removed on the last day of the sale.  Residents are also only allowed one For Sale by Owner sign to be located on the property for sale.  Signs are not allowed to be placed on the right-of-way or off-site (a family/friends's property) within the village.  

Signs that violate these regulations will be picked up and taken to the Mt. Zion Police Department, 410 W. Main Street.  If a phone number is available, the owner will be contacted to pick up the sign(s).  All signs will be kept for 30 days and then thrown away.   If you have any questions regarding the village's Sign Code, please contact Julie Miller, Village Administrator at 864-5424.  

Ameren Utility Work

Mar 08, 2016

Ameren Illinois is working in Mt. Zion to upgrade the utility infrastructure in order to better service the area.  The have contracted with Henkels & McCoy, Inc.  Please use caution over the next couple months when driving in or around Wildwood Drive off State Highway 121, Nottingham Court & Buttonridge Drive and Harry Land Road.  Crews will be working to install new equipment and large trucks will be in the area as well.