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Macomb, Illinois

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Ameren - To submit a request, upgrade, relocate or remove electric, gas, or lighting service submit a request online click here.

Visit – a website dedicated to helping Ameren Illinois customers to become smarter, safer energy consumers. Find energy efficiency tips, plus access to helpful programs, rebates, and cash incentives.

McDonough Power Co-Op - Call- 309-833-2101 or visit their website.

You are welcome to view the service territories before you call to locate your address. All final determinations will be designated by the McDonough Power Cooperative.

Contact the Business & Water Department to schedule an appointment to have your water service turned on.

Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM. Customers request for service must be made before 2:30 PM to guarantee same day service.
Note: The Water Department is closed holidays

Water Owner Application

Water Renter Application

Monthly fees for household waste collection/disposal services are included in the monthly water bill.

For items that will not fit into the residential garbage cart, customers may purchase additional $1.50 garbage stickers for extra bag/can or $20.00 large item stickers for couches, mattresses, etc. Each bag/can or large item requires a sticker before pick-up. Stickers may be purchased at City Hall.

The north side of west Jackson Street, starting at the Courthouse Square and the west side of north Randolph Street, continuing north and west throughout the northwest quarter of Macomb. Also includes Spring Lake Subdivision.

The south side of west Jackson Street, starting at the Courthouse Square and the west side of south Randolph Street, extending south through the west side of Maple Avenue, continuing south and west throughout the southwest quarter of Macomb.

The north side of East Jackson Street, starting at the Courthouse Square and the east side of north Randolph Street, continuing north and east throughout the northeast quarter of Macomb. Also includes the area from the east side of Maple Avenue and the south side of east Grant Street throughout the lower half of the southeast quarter of Macomb. This includes Verzel, James Drive, Evergreen Drive, PennyOaks, and Hidden Hills subdivisions.

The south side of east Jackson Street, starting at the Courthouse Square and the east side of Randolph Street, continuing south to the north side of Grant street and east throughout the north half of the southeast quarter of Macomb.

Typical household wastes collected include: trash, garbage, rubbish and refuse. Liquid and household hazardous wastes are not collected. Yard waste cannot be mixed with trash.

Garbage carts are provided to each qualified residence. Additional carts may be purchased. Call 833-2821 for details. These carts should be set out no earlier than the evening prior to the collection day and removed by the end of the collection day at curb-side. These carts are the property of Waste Management and are assigned to addresses, not individuals.

For questions concerning missed pickups for garbage, recycling or yard waste, call 833-2821. For questions about your general account, billings or payments call 833-2031

Recycling carts are provided to each residence that qualifies for city garbage pickup. This service is provided every other week. Please refer to calendar for pick up dates. Place only recyclable items in the recycling cart… no garbage or other trash. Keep a copy of the RECYCLE RIGHT guidelines close to your cart for a quick reminder! Accepted Paint and electronics can be recycled at Tri-County Regional Collection Facility

We accept cash, checks, money orders and automatic bank payment. Credit cards may be used 24 hours a day online at the upper right on this page. From the menu bar select Online City Payments. A nominal fee will be charged by this service.
You may also pay online via Allpaid.
Returned bank items will be charged a $30 fee.
A drive-up drop box is located in the north parking lot behind City Hall next to light pole. Payments are collected on open business days at 8am.
Courtesy delinquent notices are mailed shortly after a bill’s due date. If a bill remains unpaid 10 days after the due date, the utility service is subject to disconnection. There is a $30.00 charge to restore service during business hours and a $165.00 charge to restore service after hours.


If you have a concern about unfair treatment in employment or housing, you may file a complaint in writing with the City Administrator within 30 days of the incident.

The complaint form can be found under the Macomb Equal Opportunity and Fair Housing Commission.

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    Get the latest information and schedules for city council meetings, board meetings, and more information for your local viewing.

  • What can I recycle?

    Follow this link to get all the information you need for recycling and post this RECYCLE RIGHT fact sheet for reminders!

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