Transfer Station Saturday Hours
The City of Kewanee Transfer Station will be closed Saturday 7/2/16. The last 2016 Saturday date will be on 7/9/16 from 7:00 a.m. to noon. The Transfer Station will remain open for regular business hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed from 11:00 - 11:30 for lunch).
City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, July 4th for Independence Day. No landscape waste will be picked up the week of July 4th and there will be no change in garbage routes for the week.
Hydrant Flushing Scheduled (Zone 2)
Beginning Monday, June 13, 2016, weather permitting, dead end hydrants in the following areas are scheduled for flushing. Hydrants will be flushed in the order listed. These areas are: 252 Parkview Dr, Hillside Dr, Valley Rd, 144 Junior St, 902 W Mill St, Ridge Road, 24775 N 570 Ave, Red Adams Rd, West end W South St, 631 Beach St S, Circle Dr, Blish Bldg, W South St & Payson St, 100 Blk W South St, 100 Blk E South St, 3462 US Hwy 34, Holiday Lane, E South St & Shadycrest Dr, 605 E Church St, across from 600 E Church St, East St S & E Church St, 638 E Church St, Mill St Subdivision, E Division St east of S East St, and 100 Blk East St S.
Water supplies in these areas may be extremely rusty or cloudy during flushing and care should taken when doing laundry. Check water supply by running cold water only as running hot water will draw rusty water into your water heater.
If you have any questions please call 309-852-2611.
Updated Open Burning Ordinance
Effective 5/23/16, the City of Kewanee Open Burning Ordinance has been updated to include the months of April, May, June, September, October, and November. Burn days will continue to be on Wednesdays and Saturdays of these months (with exceptions included) for landscape only.
The City of Kewanee Fire Department will identify on each possible burn day if conditions are permissible for burning. Wind, drought conditions and severe weather events, as well as the amount of rainfall in the prior two days may prohibit whether or not burning is allowed on a particular day.
Residents are advised that the ordinance has been updated to now prohibit burning of grass clippings and weeds. No burning can be conducted within 20 feet of any structure or combustible material, or directly under any tree limbs or wires.
Public Works Summer Hours Beginning 5/1/16
Beginning 5/1/16 the City of Kewanee Public Works hours will change to a summer schedule. Working hours will begin at 6:00 AM rather than the current 7:00 AM. Residents are advised that beginning in May, trash will need to be ready for curbside pickup before 6:00 AM on their scheduled days.
If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 852-2611.