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Annual Macon County Emergency Alert & Notification System TEST - July 10th at 10:00 A.M.


July 3, 2024
Contact: Jon Thomas (217-424-1002 Ext. 203) or Jodi Becker (217-424-1002 Ext. 202)

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Notice of Special Meeting - Monday, July 8, 2024 5:15 PM



Contact:  Julie Miller, Village Administrator
                1400 Mt. Zion Parkway
                Mt. Zion, IL 62549
                (217) 864-5424


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Village Wide Roadway Assessment


The Village of Mt. Zion has partnered with Applied Pavement Technology to provide a roadway assessment throughout the Village of Mt. Zion.  On July 1st, 2024, APT will be conducting their automated data collection with their specialized vehicle (pictured below).  The data will be collected while maintaining normal traffic speeds and has very little impact on the flow of traffic.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call Village Hall at 217-864-5424.

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Oil and Chip - Various Roads


Dunn Company will be applying oil and chip on various roads throughout Mt. Zion starting Thursday, June 13th and anticipate finishing the project on Friday, June 14th.  Please be aware there may be temporary delays when traveling through town and proceed with caution.  Contact Village Hall at 217-864-5424 if you have any questions.

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FREE Jersey - Brazilian United Soccer Camp


Make sure you register in time to snag a FREE jersey! ⚽️☀️????

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Sale of Surplus Equipment


The Village of Mt. Zion is selling surplus equipment through Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction Site.  A link to those items can be found HERE.

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Water Billing Notice - Delayed Delivery


The Village has been notified that our water/sewer bills have not been delivered by USPS within the normal time frame as in previous months.  Bills were sent out on February 29th by our billing processor, but we have received confirmation from various residents that they are just now receiving their bills today, March 7th.  Due to the delivery delay, the bill that was originally due on March 15th, is now due on March 20th.  Penalties will be posted on March 21st.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Village Hall at 217-864-5424.

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Road Closure - Sunset Drive


Dunn Company will be repairing Sunset Drive on Wednesday, November 1st.  The road will be closed entirely from approximately 540 Sunset Drive through the intersection of Bell Street.  We anticipate the road being opened back up on Thursday, November 2nd.  Below is a screenshot highlighting the impacted area.

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Trick-or-Treat Hours


Hours for Halloween trick-or-treating in the Village are 5 PM to 8 PM on October 31st. Parents are encouraged to accompany young children, especially after dark, and inspect all treats.

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Hydrant Flushing


The Mt. Zion Public Works Department will be doing some routine hydrant flushing in the following areas of town:

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Road Closures - East Side Sewer Relief Project


The Village of Mt. Zion’s contractor for the East Side Sewer Relief Project has notified us that they plan to start the project on August 14, 2023.  Due to the tight constraints of the area, the contractor will have to close certain portions of the roadway to allow enough space for them to work.  These roads will be closed to all thru traffic for approximately 3 weeks.  Click HERE to see a screenshot of the highlighted closed portions of Bell Street, Bell Court, and Sunset Drive.  The contractor will make accommodations for the impacted property owners to gain access to their homes during the closure, but thru traffic will not be allowed.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Village Hall at 217-864-5424.

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Update: Storm Debris Clean Up


The Mt. Zion Public Works Department will continue picking up storm debris until they have gone through the entire town.  They now expect to finish going through the town by early next week.  Please be patient as crews work their way through each neighborhood.  Please call Village Hall at 217-864-5424 if you have any questions.

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Storm Debris Clean Up


The Village of Mt. Zion will provide curbside pickup of storm debris (limbs, trees) on Wednesday, July 5th and Thursday, July 6th.  Residents should place the storm debris at the curb at the edge of the road.  Residents do not need to call in for the pickup, the Public Works Department will be going down every street in town.  The Public Works Department will not enter private property to remove any debris.  If you have any questions, please call Village Hall at 217-864-5424 or send us a message HERE.

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