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10/16/2018, PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Village of Princeville is hosting a Community Open House on Thursday, October 25 from 7-8pm at the Lillie M. Evans Library Meeting Room.  This Open House is regarding the upcoming Radio Water Meter Project.  Sensus Meter personnel will be on hand to answer questions.  Come learn about the new Radio Water Meters soon!


Fall Leaf Removal has begun and the street sweeper will run Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through fall to help residents with clean up.   If you have leaves in your yard, you may rake them into the street and the street sweeper will clean them up on those days.  Questions, call Village Hall at 385-4765.  


09/06/2018, PUBLIC NOTICEA reminder to residents, there is a Village curfew (11pm-6am) for anyone under the age of 17 years old. The curfew will be inforced. Officer Hankins gave warnings last week to those that were out after curfew. She has asked that we remind the community of the curfew ordinance and to remind parents and guardians that fines for curfew offenses will be issued if warranted.  First offense fine is $50. 

08/17/2018, PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Village of Princeville will be doing curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement and pavement resurfacing on South Cottage Grove Ave. beginning Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  The project should be complete by the first week of October depending on weather.  R.A. Cullinan is contracted to do the work.

The project will be on Cottage Grove from Rt. 90 (West Spring St.) south to Blanchard St.  When work begins, the section of road will be blocked off for thru traffic.  There will be a detour going west out of town to Duncan Road, then south on Duncan to Laura Road, then back east on Laura Road to Princeville Jubilee Road.

Residents that live on Cottage Grove will be allowed to travel to their homes most of the time, however, there will be some times that road will will be completely shut down.  When it is shut down, residents will have to park on side streets or access their property from the alley if available.  Mail should be delivered to the properties most days.  If there are times they cannot, the contractor will make provisions.  All traffic except large truck traffic can still access Cottage Grove/Princeville Jubilee by way of Douglas St.  If there are any questions please feel free to contact Superintendent of Public Works, Chad Gardner, 309-678-4151.


08/01/2018, PUBLIC NOTICEDue to unforeseen circumstances, the Village of Princeville Board of Trustees Monday, August 6, 2018 Board Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7pm.  Meetings are held at Princeville Village Hall, Board Room, 206 N. Walnut Ave., Princeville, Illinois.  

05/17/2018, NEW 4 Way Stop at intersection of Walnut Ave and Main St in Princeville




As spring begins and summer is approaching, the Village of Princeville Code Officer would like to encourage residents to develop a maintenance plan for yard work and property maintenance issues.  

It is important to put a plan together in early spring to ensure your property is maintained year-round.

Garbage must be placed in a container with a tight-fitting lid.  Loose trash and litter causes blight and contributes to rodent issues.  

Grass and weeds cannot exceed nine inches in length.  This includes growth in fence lines, around foundations and at the alley.  Often occupants cut the grass, but do not eliminated all of the overgrowth.  If there is a privacy fence on the property, the alley side of the fence must be maintained.  Tall grass decreases property values and can lead to mosquito issues. 

Tree limbs, branches and debris must be removed from the property.  Maintenance plans should address branches that fall off during a storm to ensure they are removed in a timely manner. 

Litter must be removed from the entire property, including the alley, around porches, curb lines and fence lines.   Residents are encouraged to support the neighborhood by picking up litter.  The garbage contractor will not pick up televisions or tires.

Vehicles may not be parked on an unpaved surface.  This includes the front, back and side yards and also along the alley.  If you have questions on how to add additional parking to your property, please contact the Code or Zoning Officers for the Village of Princeville.  Vehicles parked on the property must be licensed and operable; tags must be current and the vehicle cannot be in disrepair.  Inoperable vehicles are a major eyesore and cause blight to our neighborhoods.

Please be considerate of your neighbors and encourage everyone to keep our great community clean and safe.  


Village of Princeville Code Enforcement Officer,  Dan Sullivan

Dan can be reached at – or messages can be left at – the Village Hall, 309-385-4765.





03/18/2018Notice of an open house coming up, regarding Community Solar in Princeville. 





01/17/2018, The Village was recently notified:  Eagle Enterprises Recycling will no longer accept plastic bags.   This is particularly to discontinue the bag of bags–or loose bags that have nothing in them.   Residents may still put other recyclables in bags, then put them in their totes.  These generally are soiled or dirty so they were not able to be recycled.

*Stores such as Walmart, HyVee and others may accept plastic grocery bags for recycling.   Plastic bag recycle containers can usually be seen inside the doorways into the stores.

Below is the notice that Eagle Enterprises Recycling has been attaching to the totes regarding the discontinued acceptance of plastic bags.    As the weather warms up, we would expect residents to start seeing this sticker appearing on their totes.  All questions regarding recyclables should be directed to Eagle Enterprises.








2018 Golf Cart/UTV stickers are available at Village Hall. 

2018 stickers expire on 12/31/2018.  Stickers are $25.00.  For more information or to view the Golf Cart/UTV check sheet,

REMINDER:  Golf carts and UTVs are not allowed on state highways even if the highway is located within the village limits.  They are only allowed on the village streets.