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may not be aware that one of the major costs of operations
at the Village is the processing of sanitary wastewater.
Interestingly, the Village actually processes more
wastewater than the potable water we produce! This means
water from other places is infiltrating the Village systems.
One of the most common ways that this occurs is when
residents hook up their sump pumps to the Village sanitary
systems. Sump pump water does not need to be treated and
should not go through the wastewater treatment system.
In fact, it is ILLEGAL to hook your sump pump into the
sanitary system and has been since, at least, 1987.
effort to reduce unnecessary and expensive treatment of
water, the Village will be contacting residents and
businesses that have sump pump connections into the sanitary
systems and require that these be disconnected. Village
staff will explain alternate methods of dealing with sump
pump discharges. If you own one of these homes or
businesses, we urge you now, to begin to change over your
system. Please contact Joe Moore, Public Works Supervisor at
815-286-3285 for any questions on how to do this. Any sump pump systems still
connected will be required to be taken off the wastewater
system. As always, the Village appreciates everyone’s
efforts to control costs (that we all must otherwise
The Village of
Hinckley has available upon request this year’s Consumer
Confidence Report (CCR) or you can print out a copy online.
The CCR includes basic information on the source(s) of your
drinking water, the levels of any contaminants that were
detected in the previous calendar year, and compliance with
other drinking water rules, as well as some educational
materials. To obtain a free copy of the report, please call
815-286-3836, or you may pick up a copy at the Village Hall, 720 James St., Hinckley, IL.
http://www.hinckleyil.com/Docs/2013 Annual Drinking Water
http://www.hinckleyil.com/Docs/2014 Annual Drinking Water
If someone comes to your door
soliciting products or services, ask them to show you their
license to solicit issued by the Village of Hinckley and
signed by the Village President (James Roderick). If they do not show you their
license, call the Village Police Department at 815-286-7282
and provide an officer with a description of both the
solicitor and any vehicle they may be associated with.
Please share this information with your neighbors and any
senior citizens you know.
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If you have any questions about the Village, please call us
Dekalb County Health Department E-Recycling Program
Parks & Rec Advisory Board Meeting, Friday, February 5th
at 6:30 pm Agenda
Village of Hinckley Committee of the Whole Meeting,
February 8th at 7:00 pm
2015-2016 Village of Hinckley Board Meeting Schedule
2015 Tax Levy
The Village of
Hinckley has temporary new office hours, until further
notice: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.
Thursday & Friday 1p.m.-5p.m.
If you experience a water quality issue please contact
Dale Youngers from TEST INC. at 815-286-7085. They will be happy to help.
The Annual Report Summary of Condition for FY2013 is now
available on the website on the Document Library Page under misc.
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Comed Helping Hand Program
Hinckley Residents can now pay their Water,
Sewer, & Garbage Bills through the Bill Payment Service
Bill Payment Service.
Hinckley Parks and Recreation
The 2016 Parks and Recreation Survey is available online! Please access
the link on the Parks Page to complete and submit the survey. We
appreciate your input!
Don't forget to get your construction permits BEFORE you begin construction
or the fees could double!
Residents, remember to clean up after your pet when walking in
public parks or rights-of-way.
The Village of
Hinckley has a No Burn
Ordinance that prohibits the burning of leaves, grass, twigs and/or branches.
Furthermore, the Village IS NOT picking up leaves until October. If you
need to dispose of such items, please come into the Village Hall to purchase
lawn refuse stickers. They can be purchased for $3.14 each.