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Public Works to Go Door to Door

The City of Genoa has begun creating an inventory of the material of all the water service lines in the City. The City will be applying for a grant that may pay for the cost of replacing service lines if they are made of lead.


Over the next 2 weeks, Public Works will be in the area North of Rt 72 and East of Sycamore going door to door asking to examine the water line coming into your home. Public Works needs to be able to access homes to determine the service line material.


This should only take a few minutes.

2022 Resident Survey

Dear Resident,

The City of Genoa Economic Development Commission is looking for your valuable feedback on our 3-Minute Genoa Resident Survey and we need your help!

As a Genoa resident, we need your help to focus our efforts in providing recommendations to the city leadership to attract new business and development within our strong community. Please complete the survey as fully as possible so we can create actionable strategies to drive positive economic development to the City of Genoa!

The survey (printable PDF here) can be returned to any Genoa Economic Development commission member, dropped in the City’s utility bill payment box, or completed online here.

Feel free to provide any additional information the survey did not address. If you have any questions about any of the survey questions, please contact us at (815) 784- 2327.

Best regards, 

City of Genoa Economic Development Commission

Special City Brush Pickup

In addition to the brush pickup provided by Flood Brothers, the City will be conducting a special brush pickup on Monday, July 11th. A second special brush pickup is also scheduled for October 10th.

For City brush pickup, please keep in mind the following:

-Residents’ brush must be stacked along the curb or road’s edge to be picked up by the City crews.

-Brush pickup per household is limited to a 3′ W x 5′ H area.

-Residents stacking brush in the alley need to contact City Hall no later than 8:30 a.m. Monday for pickup.

-Please make sure that brush is stacked neatly in one direction (not tied) with the cut ends towards the street.

-The chipper is limited to 4-inch diameter limbs and will not chip Y sections of tree limbs exceeding the 4-inch limit.

-Please do not place brush in the street

Public Works Larviciding 5/13

Public Works will be larviciding storm drains throughout the community tomorrow (5/13) from approximately 5:30 AM to 8:30 AM. A larvicide is a type of insecticide used to control mosquitoes indoors and outdoors. They work by killing mosquito larvae before they can grow into adults.
The larvicide was provided by DeKalb County Health Department. In order to avoid encouraging mosquito breeding, please eliminate/maintain standing water where possible. This includes changing birdbath water weekly, maintaining wading pools, stocking ornamental ponds with fish, and turning over buckets, garbage cans, and other containers that may collect water.

No Parking on Railroad Avenue – May 7th, 9th, and 10th

There will be NO PARKING on Railroad Ave., Saturday May 7th, and Monday, Tuesday May 9 & 10th.  The Schroeder asphalt company will be grinding on Saturday, and shaping Monday and Tuesday.


The area of construction is from Stiles to N. Sycamore St. on Railroad Ave.


Asphalt application is predicted to be the following week.


Access on Railroad Ave will be available when construction is not happening (7am-6pm). Please be advised to go very slow, and avoid any structures.


Please avoid Railroad Ave. during this process if possible.


Please be patient as we work on a better road,

 if you have any questions or concerns please

call 815-784-2327.


City of Genoa

Public Works

Yard Waste and Brush Pickup to Begin April 1st

Flood Bros. Disposal Co. will provide yard waste collection from April 1st and ending December 15th on the same day as refuse and recycling collection each week.
All yard waste shall be placed in a biodegradable Kraft bag or plastic or metal container with a tight cover of a size no larger than 35 gallons and not exceeding 50lbs. Flood Bros. offers 95-gallon cart rentals for an additional monthly rate. Please contact the office at (630) 261-0400 if interested. There shall be no limit on the number of containers placed out for collection by a given household.
Flood Brothers will accept and collect all bundles of brush or limbs, providing the bundles do not exceed a weight of fifty (50) pounds per bundle, are not more than four (4) feet long, are not more than two (2) feet in diameter, do not contain limbs greater than three (3) inches in diameter and are tied with a material that is accepted at the compost site.

Kindergarten Registration

Genoa-Kingston School District will be hosting Kindergarten Registration March 8-22 at Kingston Elementary School. If you have a child that will be turning 5 on or before September 1, 2022, then this is for you! Please mark your calendar for March 8 (9:00-3:30), March 9 (9:00-6:30), and March 10 (9:00-3:30). Bring your child along to do a brief screener and they will receive a kindergarten readiness bag.

For additional information, please contact Kingston Elementary School at (815) 784-5246.

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