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Welcome to Freeport, Illinois

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For flood-related information, call:

Freeport City Hall at 815-235-8200

Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) at 815-599-0344

Red Cross Hotline at 847-220-7495

Salvation Army at 815-235-7639


Contact Small Business Collaborative (SBC) Executive Director Brian Borger at 815.233.6301 for post-disaster business counseling. SBC services are offered at no cost through the collaborative efforts of the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Freeport, Northwest Illinois Development Alliance, Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center, and Freeport Downtown Development Foundation.


Garbage haulers will not pick up large items such as chairs, mattresses or furniture without scheduling a special pickup.

If your hauler is Moring Disposal:
$10 per item
Call by Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Pickup on Wednesdays

If your hauler is Gill's Disposal:
$10 per item
Call by Wednesdays at 4PM
Pickup on Thursdays

If you do not know your hauler:
City of Freeport – 815-235-8202

Your garbage hauler will not, in any instance, pick up used tires or televisions. These must be stored inside a building until disposed of with an electronic recycler or at a recycling event, or at a tire recycler or tire recycling event.


The City of Freeport will waive building permit fees to victims that have been affected by the recent flooding for repairs to damage caused by flood waters. For more information and approval, call the Community Development Department at 815.235.8202 or stop by our office at 314 W. Stephenson St.


Mosquito Abatement Hotline: 800-942-2555

The Stephenson County Health Dept. strongly recommends the public use the mosquito hotline number to register high levels of mosquitos, standing water near residence, and if they would like to be added to the list of people to notify of when spraying occurs.

Any questions should be directed to the Abatement Call Center at 800-942-2555. You can also email them at .

Stephenson County Health Department: 815-235-8271

Next district-wide application: Tue, Aug. 15, 2017

LINK to Journal Standard article Tuesday, August 1, 2017

NEWS RELEASE- Thursday, July 20, 2017


   Old City Hall is officially for sale - Call: 815.235.8206
   City Manager Form of Government
   ComEd - electric line trimming - notification document and                - boundary map
   Cooling Shelters
Report Mosquito Annoyances 1-800-942-2555


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To follow Lowell Crow, City Manager, on TWITTER
CityManager @CityMangerFP


To get construction project updates on TWITTER


City Hall is located at 314 W. Stephenson Street
Freeport Illinois 61032-4327


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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203