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Meet with Mayor Miller

Thursday, September 27, 2018

8 :00 AM – 9:00 AM

Higher Grounds

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Coffee with a Cop

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Boys & Girls Club/King Center

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Cup of Joe with Manager Crow

Friday, October 19, 2018

8 :00 AM – 9:00 AM

9 East Coffee

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Mayor Miller Announces Open Discussions with City Leaders



Presidential Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) - September 20, 2018 @ 2:18 and 2:20 p.m.

A national alert test for both WEA and EAS capabilites will be held by the Federal Emergency Managemernt Agency (FEMA) to test Presidential WEA capabilities. The test message will be available to all compatible cell phones. Some older cell phones may not receive the test message.  view link


The Freeport Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting a district-wide spraying this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 - If weather conditions allow

Previous mosquito larvacide spray applications were made by helicopter on July 3, July 11, Aug. 30, and Sept. 14

The Freeport Mosquito Abatement District strongly recommends using the mosquito hotline number to register high levels of mosquitoes, any standing water near you, and if you would like to be added to the list of people to notify when truck spraying occurs. Citizens may also send emails to

Call the Mosquito Control Hotline @ 1-800-942-2555

•  To be notified prior to a Mosquito Control application.

•  To report possible mosquito breeding areas, such as standing water or stagnant water or unkempt swimming pools.

•  To report any mosquito annoyances in your area.

For further information regarding the Clarke Mosquito Control Program and what products are being utilized go to

The Freeport Mosquito Abatement District has a contractual mosquito control arrangement with Clarke, a global environment products and services company.

PRESS RELEASE: Water & Sewer Dept. Announces Billing Timelines for Late Charges and Non-Paid Turn-Off Dates  view link
5-Year Capital Improvement Plan - Streets and Water & Sewer - FY2019-2024   Link to: Presentation May 14, 2018


An assessment has been performed regarding the conditions of the streets within the City limits of Freeport. A colored rating system is used to show the various conditions.  Link to: Street Assessment


Just a friendly reminder that no one should be raking leaves into the street for pickup. It is only allowed in the fall during a designated time by the City of Freeport. Thank you for your cooperation!


The City of Freeport has recently approved a collection agency, Municipal Collection Services Inc. (MCSI), to send out collection letters for past due water and sewer accounts. The first batch of letters that were printed said Ticket # on them. It should have said Account #.  If you get such a letter and have questions, please contact Denise at the City of Freeport at 815.801.8006.

   Old City Hall is officially for sale - Call: 815.235.8206
   City Manager Form of Government
Greater Freeport Partnership - website  Link to Visitor's Guide 2018




Electric Aggregation Questions - view link




Household Waste Collection Guidelines

Collection Guidelines issued by Moring-Gills Environmental Services - view summary

For further information visit the link above to "Living in Freeport" --- Garbage/Recycling website page. view link


We Need You On Our Boards and Commissions!

Becoming a member of a board or commission for the City of Freeport is fulfilling community service work and plays a vital role in moving Freeport forward. The City of Freeport has openings on various Boards and Commission. Please let Mayor Jodi Miller know of your interests through completion of the following form: view link.

Forms should be returned to Mayor Jodi, 314 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032. Please call and speak to administrative assistant with any questions at phone number 815-235-8200.


Area Events

Area Events provided by: Greater Freeport Partnership - view link




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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815.235.8200 or 815.235.8203