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Water Service Line Inspection for Lead incoming water line.


The Village is applying for a grant to replace lead water service lines, which many areas of town have.  If we receive this grant, the IEPA will fund the replacement cost at a full 100%.  One of...

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Lottery Notice for Ballot Placement


Notice is hereby given that lotteries will be conducted on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Forreston Village Hall 102 S Walnut Avenue, Forreston, Illinois to determine the ballot...

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2018 Christmas in the Country


Christmas in the Country will be December 7 & 8! Please see our events page to view the full flyer as well as the Door Decorating contest application. 

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Christmas Light Recycling


Recycle your old and non working Christmas Lights at Village Hall.  Mini-lights, traditional lights, LED lights, and extension cords are all accepted.  Rope lights CANNOT be accepted.  The Ogle...

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Now Available - Pay online!


Residents are now able to pay their water and sewer bills and their Village of Forreston Ordinance Fines online through GovPayNet with credit or debit cards.  A nominal card processing fee will be...

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Brush Pick Up


Brush pick up will begin the first Monday in May (May 7th) and will continue on the 1st and 3rd Monday's of each month WEATHER PERMITTING.  Please trim limbs in 6-8 foot lengths and lay branches...

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Need Help with City Services Schedule?


The Village of Forreston does not have a garbage contract.  You must contact Moring Disposal for garbage pick up.  Pick up is Wednesday morning - early.  We suggest you put garbage out the night...

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Water Bills


Water bills are ALWAYS due on the 15th of the month.  If you are late paying your bill, there is a $10 fee.  If you have questions about your bill, please call our office at 815-938-2400 Monday...

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Village of Forreston Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!


We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and...

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