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Police Officer and Telecommunicator of the Year 2021

The 4th annual awards were given to:

Sergeant Jeremiah Buerke

For committing himself to his shift while on and off duty.  The Officers on his shift are very complimentary of his leadership and willingness to assist them on their daily duties. Sgt. Buerke is also the Range Master and helps to keep every member of the department trained and compliant on firearm qualifications while also donating his off-duty time to assist members of the department at the range. Sgt. Buerke’s dedication and perseverance to his work makes him very deserving of this award.

Telecommunicator Derek Mormino

For doing his  work at an exceptional level. He takes it upon himself to provide support and service to new and existing staff. He quickly discerns their individual needs and moves efficiently to provide key information, recommendations, or direction. He welcomes tough assignments and does his job with dedication to keep every officer safe on the streets.


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 Hall 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 for 2022:

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor 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 2022/23

Location         From                  To

Leslie               Eaton                 Eula

4th St             Rt 143               Jennings

Acton              9th St                Rt 111

Summit           Dead End            City Limits

Hillview            Summit               Dead End

George           Jennings              Eaton

Tipton            Jennings              Eaton

Dulaney          Edwardsville Rd     Halloran

7th St            Ferguson              Rt 143

8th St            Ferguson              Rt 143

Alley Maintenance Program

The public works department will oil and chip in various locations for 2022