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Tree/Bush Removal


Village maintenance crews will pick up and dispose of branches and limbs that have fallen or broken due to natural occurrences (storm damage). Disposal of tree limbs, branches or bushes that are intentionally cut or removed are the responsibility of the property owner. If you need assistance, please contact Village Hall.

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No Chickens Allowed!


This is a reminder that Greenview has an ORDINANCE that prohibits any kind of LIVESTOCK to be kept or raised for any purpose (personal or commercial use) for any length of time within the Village including: 

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Nominate Greenview’s 2023 Citizen of the Year


Nominations are open for 2023 Greenview Citizen of the Year, who will be honored at the Labor Day Celebration.  

To nominate someone, tell us about their projects, affiliations (committees & organizations), stories/anecdotes and personal history pertinent to the Award. The nominee's name and contact information must be included with submission.

In addition, these criteria will be considered:

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Hydrant Flushing


Our crews are continuing to flush hydrants, working from the North end of town to the South.

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Opportunity For Employment


The Village of Greenview is accepting resumes for the position of Full-time Police Officer.

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Ameren Tree Trimming to Affect Greenview - See the List


Crews working for Ameren Illinois will be trimming trees in and around the Greenview/Sweetwater area in the near future.
Their qualified line clearance trimmers will trim trees that could interfere with electric lines running from pole to pole.
Ameren contractors are nationally recognized as professional arboricultural companies who meet American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
pruning standards and pruning methods endorsed by the International Society of Arborists (ISA).
Ameren Illinois will mail a notice to customers who may be affected by the distribution tree trimming work.

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Christmas Tree Lighting December 17th


Greenview's FFA donated the NEW Christmas Tree in the Park at the corner of East Washington and North Blaine Streets. (New location!) A lighting party was held on Saturday, December 17th, with thePark Committee serving hot chocolate and cookies.  A BIG Thank You goes out to the sponsors, Greenview FFA and Knob Hill Landscape Company.  Thank you to Joe & Steve, Greenview's Maintenance Team, for planting and caring for the tree.

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Alcohol Sales Extended


The Village Board has voted to extend the hours of all Sunday liquor sales in the Village from 11am to 10pm. The new ordinance affects all holders of liquor licenses - Casey's, Chili Bears, and Taaper's Tap.

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Leaf Pick-up


Greenview's Maintenance Team will pick up properly bagged leaves!

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Water Connection Survey


Greenview residents are encouraged to complete the "Cross Connect Control Survey" delivered by US Mail.  To protect the safety of all Greenview water customers, the State of Illinois requires the Village to gather information on all water connections. 
Please complete the survey, sign and return by December 1, 2022

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Lunch Is Served at Greenview Community Center


Would you consider being a volunteer to help serve lunches at the Greenview Community Center?  Pick your schedule---and call Pam @ 217-415-7400.
If you'd like to eat, follow this link to see the costs and menus.  What a wonderful way to stay healthy and fed!  Thank you to the volunteers who make this possible in Greenview.

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Pam Rouse Appointed as Trustee


At the October 17th Village Board meeting, Trustees acted upon President Kevin Curry's recommendation to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Brandon Wellhausen with Pam Rouse. Rouse coordinates the Daily Bread Lunch program and brings extended experience with budgeting and administrative duties. Rouse will serve in the Trustee position until the April 2023 election. Welcome aboard, Pam!

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Taya Smith Appointed to Village Board


The Greenview Village Board voted on Monday, October 3, 2022, to approve the appointment of Taya Smith as a Trustee, filling a vacancy created when former Trustee Sarah Heavner resigned.  Taya has been a long-standing supporter of the Village Park, and as part of her Trustee duties, immediately takes on the chairmanship of the Park, Enertainment, and Trees committee.  She will receive other committee appointments  at the next Village Board meeting.

Taya resides in Greenview with her husband, Kyle, and three children. 

Welcome to the Board, Taya!

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Sewer Update


The most recent bids on a Village sewer system were deemed cost-prohibitive for residents based upon recent Census and income data. Opportunities for grants are currently being explored by the engineering company that designed a wastewater system for Greenview.  

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Village Dump Rules


ONLY yard waste, natural landscaping materials, sticks and branches are allowed at the Greenview Village Dump.  Absolutely NO garbage, bicycles, appliances or any thing other than yard waste is allowed.  In the event that the gate is locked, please contact Village Hall or any Trustee. Do not dump anything in front of the gate or outside. The dump is under now surveillance and the Village will pursue prosecution for those who violate the rules.

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