Per Mayor Dominic Rivara residents will be allowed to hold garage sales as long as proper guidelines are followed (social distance, gathering of no more than 10 people, etc…)
May 7, 2020
Effective immediately, the city parks will be open to the public, with the following guidelines:
- The public must maintain the proper social distancing of six feet.
- The walking track at McPhedran Park, the canoe landing, all of the green spaces, and the tennis courts will be open.
- Fishing at McPhedran Park is now allowed.
- Gatherings of 10 or more people are not allowed
- The playgrounds, ballparks, basketball courts, the dock at McPhedran, shelters, stages, benches, and picnic tables will remain closed at this time.
The police will be monitoring these areas. If the proper guidelines are not followed, the Commissioner of Public Property will close the parks if necessary.
The burn ban is being lifted to allow for recreational fires/fire pits in addition to the use of gas/charcoal/smoker grills as well. There is to be no burning of sticks or leaves and never garbage.
Respectfully, Mayor Rivara
The Oglesby Fire and Police Board will be holding its quarterly meeting at 6:30p.m. on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020. This meeting will be held at Oglesby Municipal Building.
Agenda 1.Call to order by Chairman Matt Glupczynski
2. Roll Call 3. Public Forum (Citizens Comments)
4. Seek Approval for the Minutes on 2-18-2020
5. Correspondence – none
6. Closed Session to discuss Candidate 1
- Seek motion to approve or deny Candidate 1 7. Old Business
- New Business
- Seek permission contact Candidate 2 & 3 to continue testing process
By Chairman Matt Glupczynski
Per Commissioner Jason Curran branch chipping will be held May 4, 2020 – May 8, 2020.
Effective immediately: Per Commissioner Jim Cullinan all city parks and the Canoe Landing will be closed for public use until further notice.
For those who wish to comment on the agenda items only/public comments portion of the April 8, 2020 City Council meeting at 7:00 p.m. may do so by e-mailing: email@example.com. Comments will be read during the meeting. If you prefer to call in during the meeting please call 815-481-8717. If you have any questions please e-mail the address listed above.
To All Residents of Oglesby:
Effective immediately the City of Oglesby is initiating a ban on burning this Spring. This ban will continue until further notice.
The burn ban includes the burning of all yard waste and recreational fires (examples: fire pits or bonfires). Grilling is allowed at this time. As a reminder, the the burning of garbage is never permitted.
Respiratory issues brought on by COVID-19 have forced us to make many changes to how we operate on a daily basis. I believe this change is in the best interest for the safety of our community.
We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our residents informed of any changes. Please continue to stay safe.
Dominic Rivara, Mayor
Effective April 10, 2020 There will be a Republic Waste Service dumpster located inside the fence of the Electric Department (across from the Elk’s) that residents can take their yard waste bags only on Friday, Saturday and Monday between 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Stickers will NOT be required to be put on bags.
The Annual Water Quality Report is now available. To speak to someone about this report or to have a copy of it mailed to you, please call 815-883-3389
Attention:Important Notice Regarding Your Recycling and Waste Service
Dear Valued customer,We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation to make sure we’re doing the right thing for the health and safety of our employees, our customers, and the communities we serve. Our number one priority is safety, and that is at the forefront of every decision we make. We provide an essential service to the country, and like the police and fire departments, it’s our duty to help protect and serve the public, especially in times like these. While we are working hard to ensure the highest quality customer service and minimal service disruption, the recent surge in residential waste and unique challenges we face requires us to temporarily modify our service offerings to keep your community clean and safe.
Until further notice we will be operating under the following guidelines:
We will accept cart contents only. Drivers will not be authorized to leave their vehicle to pick up waste outside of the cart.•For customers who do not have carted service, we will accept waste placed in bags only. Bags cannot exceed 50 pounds.•Yard waste and bulk waste programs will be suspended.•We may need to use alternative disposal methods if there are disruptions to recycling processing capabilities or if recycling contamination increases. It’s important to keep waste out of your recycling container.
The Republic Services team remains committed to you throughout this crisis. We appreciate your business and wish you all the best during this difficult time.For updates, visit RepublicServices.com
City Hall will now be open from 8:00-12:00 p.m. until further notice. All business will be conducted through the drive thru.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOMINIC RIVARA, MAYOR
CITY OF OGLESBY
As per order of the Oglesby Mayor, Dominic Rivara, there will be a reduction of City of Oglesby non-essential staff. All employees will be paid and available for recall in the case of an emergency. While all of our employees are important and contribute greatly to our operations, we are taking these protective measures to aid in the safety of our employees and their families and prevent the spread of COVID-19 throughout our community.
The City Clerk’s office will have limited hours. The hours (which are subject to change) will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
It is important that we do not panic and understand that there is an abundance of food and product available. There is enough for everyone so long as people only purchase what they need.
I would like to thank all the first responders, police, fire, EMT’s, hospital workers, and the workers that keep the aforementioned essential services running.
Again, I would like to thank of our City employees for their hard work and dedication. Please stay safe.
To access our Master calendar for events within Oglesby ~ Click here for City Wide Calendar
Click here for the 2020 Republic Garbage Schedule.
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