2021 Hydrant Flushing

03/25/2021

Hydrant Flushing Dates: April 12th – North and all East side of Rt 64. April 19th – South of Rt. 64

3/20/20 Updated List of restaurants open for delivery, pick-up, and carry-out.

List of Bars & Restaraunts 3-20-20 3/21/20 Here is a current list of local restaurants continuing to provide food services.  While dine-in is not allowed, restaurants may provide delivery, pick up, call in / carry-out orders, or even order at the counter and carry out.   Check the list to see which services are provided by each

5th Street Municipal Lot Closure for Construction

11/15/2021

5th Street Municipal Parking Lot Will Be Temporarily Closed Starting Wednesday: Final concrete is being poured today, They are moving into the final grading and preparations for paving on Franklin Street, 5th Street and the 5th Street parking lot. Final grading is being worked on now with the milling operation to take place on Wednesday,

Accepting Bids for Snow Removal from Municipal Sidewalks 2021-2022

10/04/2021

Invitation to BID 2021-2022 SNOW REMOVAL – MUNICIPAL SIDEWALKS BID NO.: 21-001 The City of Oregon is seeking proposals for snow removal from municipal sidewalks. Please see the Bid Documents for details. https://cityoforegon.org/bids/ or pick up bid packets at Oregon City Hall. Proposal Due Date: Friday October 29th, 2021 @ 10:00a.m. when bids will be

ARPA Fund Discussion – Oregon Coliseum

10/12/2021

We would like to invite the public to learn about and discuss our planning for the use of ARPA funds. The City will receive $470,000 in American Rescue funds. We want to make sure these one time funds have the best impact on our community. Come join us at the Oregon Coliseum before the Plan

Bid Extension

07/09/2021

INVITATION FOR BIDS – EXTENTION OF BIDDING PROCESS – CITY of OREGON – ADA IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT The City of Oregon, Illinois, is extending the bid opening and will receive sealed bids for an ADA Improvements project until 11:00 o’clock A.M. on the 28th day of July, at the City Hall, located at 115 North 3rd Street,

CENSUS DAY! Help make Oregon Count!

Today, April 1, 2020, Census Day is observed nationwide. By today, most homes should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Oregon benefits only by all residents reporting their presence.   By doing so, we will benefit from a larger share of state and federal funds provided to towns and cities across Illinois.

Census Timeline for 2020

Timeline for Census 2020 Attached is the Timeline for Census Information When you receive the Census Form and you need assistance filling it out the Rock River Center will be able to help on Tuesday and Thursday. Call 732-3252 for the hours they are available.

City Hall New Hours

07/08/20

The lobby of City Hall will remain closed until further notice. We will be going to new hours of operation starting 07/13/2020 Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Coffee with Mayor, 1st Friday of month

03/30/2022

Conversations with the mayor over a free cup of coffee in a relaxed casual setting.   Learn what’s happening in town and share your opinions as well. First Fridays, from 9 – 10 April 1, 2022 May 6, 2022 June 3, 2022

Coffee with the Mayor 1st Friday of the Month

08/04/2021

Conversations with the mayor over a free cup of coffee in a relaxed casual setting.   Learn what’s happening in town and share your opinions as well. First Fridays, from 9a – 10a August 6th, 2021 September 3rd, 2021 October 1st, 2021 November 5th, 2021 December 3rd, 2021

Invitation for Bids

09/16/2021

INVITATION FOR BIDS The City of Oregon, Illinois, will receive sealed bids for an ADA Improvements project until 10:00   o’clock A.M. on the 8th day of October, at the City Hall, located at 115 North 3rd Street, Oregon, Illinois 61061 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The

Jefferson St. & 5th Street Construction – Tuesday May 12th, 2020

05/08/2020

Per Ogle County Highway Department: Construction on the improvements to 5th St and Jefferson St in the City of Oregon will begin on Tuesday, May 12th. The work will include curb & gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement and pavement resurfacing on Jefferson St from 4th St (IL Route 2) to 6th St, and on 5th St

Memorial Day Service

05/27/2021

The paper reported the incorrect address for our Memorial Day service. At approximately 9am the American Legion and VFW will place the wreath at the Soldiers Monument on 4th Street at the Courthouse. Followed by a ceremony at Riverside Cemetery (approximately 9:30am) 300 Block of North 3rd Street with Mayor Ken Williams, a guest speaker,

Memorial Day Services

05/26/2022

10:00 Lay wreaths at the War Memorials – Ogle County Courthouse 10:15  Leave Courthouse to Riverside Cemetery 10:30 – 11:20 Services at Riverside Cemetery

Nicor Energy Assistance

09/15/2020

Nicor has reached out to us and provided the following information on their energy assistance programs. Please share with anyone who may need some help. – Darin DeHaan, City Administrator Nicor Energy Assistance

No Solicitor cards available at City Hall

It’s Solicitor’s time if you don’t want them coming to your house attached is a card you can print out or they are available at City Hall. You can also call City Hall to see if they are registered. Solicitors Door hanger

Nuclear Plant Closing Economic Impact Information

11/04/2020

Byron Plant Closing Impact: On August 27, 2020 Exelon announced that it intends to retire the Byron Nuclear Plant in September of 2021. The closure of the Byron Plant will have a devastating impact on our County and our Park District as well as local sales tax, housing and many other Economic Impacts. Click image

Odd Even Parking After Snowfall

12/29/2020

Parking On Street After Snowstorm: After a snowfall of one inch or more has accumulated on the public streets the following rules will apply: Vehicles must be parked on the side of the street where the even-numbered building or house would be located between the hours of 7:00 a.m. on that day and 7:00 a.m.

Opportunity to Bid

06/25/2021

INVITATION FOR BIDS The City of Oregon, Illinois, will receive sealed bids for an ADA Improvements project until 11:00  o’clock A.M. on the 14th day of July, at the City Hall, located at 115 North 3rd Street, Oregon, Illinois 61061 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The

Oregon Considers a Non-highway Vehicle (UTV) Ordinance

03/23/2022

Darin DeHaan, City Administrator: At the 03-22-2022 City Council meeting, the council began discussing a new Non-highway vehicle (UTV) ordinance. If anyone has any comments or concerns please reach out to me @ 815-732-6321 or email ddehaan@cityoforegon.org This is just the 1st draft of the ordinance. Ord 2022-106 Non-Highway Vehicles – Draft  

Trick or Treat Hours October 31st 4p-6p

10/29/2020

Considering the new restrictions please be aware of social distancing and best practices provided by the CDC. Hours: Saturday October 31st, 2020 from 4pm-6pm – The City feels that doing this during mostly daylight hours will help with social distancing.   Turn on your porch light if you will be handing out candy. *Do not

Water Main Construction Announcement

09/29/2021

The City of Oregon has begun construction of new water mains on Rhoads Place from 10th Street to 8th Street, Jefferson Street from 10th Street to 8th Street, Monroe Street from 4th Street to 3rd Street, and 3rd Street from Monroe Street to Illinois Street. The project also includes the construction of new water service

Watermain Replacement Project

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT   The City of Oregon has begun construction of new water mains on 10th Street from Jefferson Street to Clay Street, Adams Street from 10th Street to 9th Street, 8th Street from Clay Street to Pines Road, and Madison Street from 8th Street to 7th Street. The project also includes the