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FY2015 Employee Compensation Package 



Effective immediately, Waste Management will no longer pick up televisions.  At a cost of $50, you can call Waste Management and they will pick up your television and have it sent to the electronic recycling center.  They can be reached at 800-989-2783. 


The Village of Freeburg is pleased to announce the Recycling Center is open 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. located adjacent to Village Hall. Please click on the link below which will show what items can and cannot be recycled. The recycling center is a single stream operation which means you do not have to separate your recyclable products. 
In addition to the main recycling bin, separate paper recycling bins are provided. Please see the attached flyer which tells you what items can and cannot be recycled in the Paper. The items not accepted in the paper recycling dumpster can be placed in the main recycling bin. The Paper Recycling bin is one of many located throughout the Village of Freeburg and all proceeds will be distributed to the local schools.



Lower your monthly energy bills and get paid to do it.  The Village of Freeburg, working through the Recycle My Fridge Program will recycle your old, working fridge or freezer and give you $35. Plus your refrigerator will be picked up, free of charge.  Please click on the following link for additional information.  Recycle My Fridge Program

Informational Flyer

WelcomeWe are uniquely located 20 miles southeast of the St. Louis metropolitan area offering the advantages of a small community with accessibility to the major metropolitan area and its attractions.


14 Southgate Center   Phone: 618.539.5545
Freeburg, IL 62243         Fax: 618.539.5590




Freeburg Prescription Drop-Off Program:  The Village of Freeburg is pleased to annouce its participation in Illinois American Water's pharmaceutical program.  The medication disposal box is located in the lobby of Village Hall.  The public is invited to dispose of unwanted pills, outdated or no longer needed parmaceuticals in the medication disposal box.  Photo provided courtesy of the Freeburg Tribune.  

Cross Connection Control Survey:  Please click on the following link to download the Cross Connection Control Survey:  Survey

Deduct Meters:  A new program has been implemented by the Village of Freeburg for residents to receive sewer credit for filling a pool or other water usages that do not enter the sanitary sewer by purchasing a deduct water meter.  Meters are currently available at Ace Hardware at a cost of $95.00. Once a meter is purchased, the resident must bring the meter to Village  Hall to register it.  These deduct meters will be read once a year in October to determine the amount of your yearly sewer credit. A $5.00 fee will be charged for reading this meter and included on your October utility bill.  The Village of Freeburg will no longer issue any sewer credits for pools unless you have the deduct meter. If you have any questions, please contact Village Hall at 539-5545.   


Budget Billing:  

After considering various options for making the utility bill payment process more convenient, the Village of Freeburg plans to offer budget billing to its residents effective with the utility bills due October 7, 2013. There will be no charge to the residents for this service. You can join any time, however, in order for the budget billing to be effective with the October 7, 2013 utility bill, your completed form must be received at Village Hall by Friday, September 13, 2013.  For residents who sign up for the service, the following conditions must be met:

  • You must be a residential customer;
  • Your current bill must be paid in full by September 7th;
  • You must have a 12-month payment history at the same location;
  • The Village will caclulate the budget billing amount by averaging the resident's utility usage for th previous 12 months and adding 5%;
  • Two deliquent bills in a 12-month period will automatically disqualify you from the budget billing plan;
  • Your account will be reviewed in March and September of each year and adjustments, either credit or debit, will be made to your account interest free;
  • The Village recommends enrollment in the direct debit program in conjunction with the budget billing program. 

The budget billing plan can be discontinued at either the customer's or the Village's request.  The customer will be required to fill out and sign a discontinuance form. If the budget billing plan is discontinued, normal billing will resume within one month and shall include the debit or credit adjustment. Please click on the following link to download the budget billing form.   Budget Billing


Customer Scam Alert: See Electricity Page for more info.


Freeburg ESDA (Emergency Services Disaster Agency) currently has open membership for volunteer shelter managers. Anyone interested in becoming a manager should call the ESDA office at 539-9996 for an application. Thank you!


2014 Leaf and Limb Schedule:  

The Village of Freeburg will pick up leaves and limbs on the second Wednesday of each month.  Please keep in mind the Village of Freeburg will not pick up any limb debris left by a professional service, whole trees, vines, landscape bushes or yard waste.  Debris piles may not be larger than 150 cubic feet (approximately 4' x 8' x 4').  Please place your debris pile by the road or alley.  To insure your limbs are picked up, please call Village Hall to have your name placed on a list for pickup.  The Public Works Department will also pick up limbs from major storms when they occur.  If you have any questions, please contact Village Hall at 539-5545.

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Village to Resident Notification System

The Village of Freeburg is pleased to announce the launch of the Connect-CTY service, our new village-to-resident notification system. With this service, Village officials can send personalized voice messages to residents and businesses within minutes with specific information about time-sensitive or common-interest issues such as emergencies and local community matters. The Connect-CTY service will be used to supplement our communication plans and augment public safety/first responder services.

Please accept our invitation to participate in this great service. We know that your personal information is important and rest assured that we will not share it with anyone. If you have NOT already received a test phone call from us, or you would like to provide additional contact information, click the Connect-CTY image to sign up. If you have any questions about the service, please contact Julie Polson at Village Hall at 539-5705.

The accuracy of contact information entered into the system is the user’s responsibility. Due to the possibility of system failure or other problems beyond the Village’s control, residents are advised not to rely on this system as the sole source of emergency notification.

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