CITY UTILITY STATUS UPDATES (all posted here going forward and in chronological order – most recent being first):
September 22, 2022 – Illinois American Water Acquires City of Villa Grove Water and Wastewater Systems
August, 2022 – Illinois American Water will be holding a public meeting/open house on the evening of Tuesday, August 30th at the Zest for Life Center (formerly the Senior Center) located at 610 East Front Street. Please watch your mailbox for direct information in the coming week!
January, 2022 – The City Council received bids for the sale of the utilities and recently made a decision to proceed with the sale of our water and wastewater treatment systems. Customers will receive a direct mailing with further updates soon.
City Ordinance 2021-MC10 Press Release 2022-01
March 26, 2021 – Below please find the final Facility Plan for the Sewer Plant (as done by Fehr Graham), which has been split into three parts due to the size of the whole report. Following that is the FAQ summary report mailed to customers today, as well as a link to the recent City Ordinance passed this week to begin the process of receiving potential offers from private companies.
2020 Facility Plan Wastewater Treatment Plant: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Concerning a Potential Utility Sale vs City Improvements City Ordinance 2021-MC04
July 31, 2020 – Below please find a current summary of the City utility departments as well as the analysis report done by consultant Gerry Hartman, which has been split into two parts due to the size of the whole report. Updates will be posted here as we go forward.
Water/Sewer Fact Sheet (as of July 30, 2020)
Hartman Report Hartman Report Appendix