May 31

Hydrant Flushing

The Village of Cerro Gordo will flush hydrants periodically during the month of June. Public Works personnel will start on the North Side of town. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It is advised to wait until after 3 pm before doing laundry. Thank you.

May 31

Annual Golf Cart Registration

The 2017 annual golf cart and UTV registration will take place at the Cerro Gordo Police Department on the following dates and times.

June 3, 2017 – 9 am – 5 pm
June 11, 2017 – 11 am – 7 pm

Please bring your vehicle, previous year’s paperwork (if applicable) and your registration fee.

golf cart

May 31

Trash Service Update

Due to the holiday, Area Disposal will pick up trash one day late on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

May 08

Electronics Recycling

The village of Cerro Gordo, in cooperation with BLH Computers and Recycling in Springfield, is pleased to offer electronics recycling to village residents. This is a one day event to happen on Sat June 17th, 2017 from 9am to noon at the Street Shed on Lincoln St. Please call the Village Hall with questions – 217-763-8551.

PLEASE REVIEW THIS FOLLOWING LIST BEFORE YOU BRING ITEMS!

What We Recycle For Free

Items Accepted

  • Desktop, Laptop, and Tablet Computers
  • LCD Monitors
  • Printers (for large, office printers please contact your local store)
  • Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
  • Satellite and Cable Equipment
  • Projectors
  • VCRs
  • DVD Players
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Radios
  • Speakers
  • Cellular/Mobile Phones
  • Smart Phones
  • Telephones (including PBX equipment)
  • Toner
  • Networking Equipment and Cables
  • Mailroom Equipment
  • Point of Sale Equipment
  • Pagers
  • Cameras
  • Camcorders
  • Power Tools (including batteries)
  • Fax Machines
  • Answering Machines
  • Battery Backups and Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
  • Power and Accessory Cables
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Christmas tree lights
  • If an item is not on the list call BLH Springfield at (217) 585-1580

What We Recycle For a Fee

You must bring a valid driver’s license to verify residency. You must live in the Village of Cerro Gordo. The limit is per household.

Items Accepted, maximum of three of all of the below, not of each item. Fee $10 per item.

  • CRT Televisions*
  • Projection Televisions*
  • CRT Monitors*
  • LCD Televisions*
  • Non-LCD/Plasma Televisions or Monitors*

What We DO NOT Recycle

Items Not Accepted

  • Microwaves, toasters, and other small kitchen appliances
  • Refrigerators, stoves, and other large appliances
  • Broken TVs (broken glass or otherwise dismantled)
  • Air conditioning units
  • Lamps/Light bulbs
  • Vacuum and floor cleaners
  • Toys
  • General rubbish
  • Audio and Video Cassettes
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Software
  • Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors
  • Bathroom devices (ie. electric razors, toothbrushes, etc.)
  • Gas Powered Tools
  • Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Aerosal cans
  • Lava Lamps
  • Pressurized canisters of any kind
  • Live ammunition
  • Needles of any sort
  • Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind
  • Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, etc…)
  • Pre-lit Christmas trees

Nov 29

Trash Service Update

VILLAGE OF CERRO GORDO
GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLE SERVICE

ON NOVEMBER 30.2016 (WEDNESDAY) ADVANCED DISPOSAL WILL PICK UP YOUR GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLE TRASH CONTAINERS. PLEASE LEAVE ALL TOTES (TRASH CONTAINERS) FROM ADVANCED DISPOSAL ON THE CURB. AFTER GARBAGE PICK UP A REPRESENTATIVE FROM ADVANCED DISPOSAL WILL PICK UP ALL TOTES (TRASH CONTAINERS) THE SAME DAY.

STARTING NOVEMBER 29, 2016 A REPRESENTATIVE FROM AREA DISPOSAL WILL BE DROPPING TOTES ( TRASH CONTAINERS) OFF TO ALL RESIDENT’S. PLEASE UNDERSTAND IT WILL TAKE THEM A COUPLE DAYS TO GET TO ALL RESIDENT’S. PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. 217-763-8551

SENIOR CITIZEN STICKER PROGRAM:
THE STICKERS REMAIN THE SAME COST OF $2.25. IF YOU HAVE ANY GREEN ADVANCE DISPOSAL STICKERS AFTER NOVEMBER 30, 2016 YOU MAY EXCHANGE THEM FOR THE YELLOW AREA DISPOSAL STICKERS AT THE OFFICE.

PICK UP SERVICE WILL REMAIN WEDNESDAY BY AREA DISPOSAL.

THANK YOU

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL
217.763.8551

Nov 14

Christmas on the Hill – Saturday Dec 3, 2016

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #117 is again sponsoring the 16th Annual Christmas on the Hill Festival on Saturday, December 3, 2016.
 
This years theme will be “A Holly Jolly Christmas in CG”. There will be a full day of activities for the family. Events will b€ held in the multipurpose room at the Cerro Gordo Elementary School, American Legion Hall and throughout the downtown area – Some of the activities of the day include:
 
Parade at 10am with Santa arriving, vendors alley, balloon sculpting, cookies, candy and homemade goodies, bucket raffle, 50/50 drawing, lunch with Santa for children 5th grade and younger, a soup and salad lunch games with prizes, and a drawing for 4 boys gifts and 4 girls gifts.
 
At 1 p.m. there will be a Magic Show by Sally the Clown.
 
There will also be a Craft Bazaar and Flea Market from 9 am. to 3 p.m. at the Cerro Gordo Civic Center.

Oct 25

BOIL ORDER 10/25/16 (HAS BEEN LIFTED 10/27/16)

ALERT – THE VILLAGE OF CERRO GORDO IS ON A BOIL ORDER FROM NOW (10/25/16 2:30PM) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

BOIL ORDER OF 10/25/16 HAS BEEN LIFTED.

Oct 19

Trick or Treat 2016

Official Trick or Treat hours will be on Halloween, Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5pm-7pm.

Sep 14

Christmas on the Hill – Saturday Dec 3, 2016

Christmas on the Hill

Saturday December 3, 2016

Cerro Gordo Grade School

“A Holly, Jolly Christmas in CG”

Vendor Form

Aug 31

September 1, 2016 – Mosquito Spraying

Thursday September 1st the Village of Cerro Gordo  will be Spraying for Mosquitos in the early evening.

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