Phone: (815) 784-2327|Email: info@genoa-il.com

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.

Street Paving

Residents of North Locust Street, South Locust Street, Elm Street, Church Street, South Stott Street, South Brown Street, South Hadsall Street, Koch Drive, and Central Avenue:
 
Beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, November 1st, Schroeder Asphalt Services will have their team paving on your street to finish up the street project. Paving should be completed on Wednesday, November 3rd. Paving will be from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.
 
Please keep in mind, once paving operations start on your street, access to that street will be restricted until paving and compaction operations are completed.
 
Please make sure cars are removed from the Street by 8 A.M. each day.
 
Please keep in mind that this is the Contractor’s schedule and is subject to change.
 
If you should have any questions, please contact the City at 815-784-2327 or CES, Inc. at 815-547-8435.

10/11/2021 Road Construction Update

Residents:
The Contractor will be grinding Koch, South Stott, South Hadsall south of Hill Street, and Central Avenue, East of Hadsall beginning tomorrow (10/1/2021).
 
Milling will take place on North and South Locust, Church Street, Elm Street, South Brown, and Hadsall North of Hill later this week.
 
Paving is scheduled to tentatively take place next week.
 
Please have vehicles off the street by 7 AM each morning to avoid delay in the Contractor’s work.
 
The Contractor will be prepping for removal of South Genoa Street once repaving of the above streets is concluded (late October).

Council Seeking Input on 2021 Waste Hauling Contract

The City Council is requesting public input regarding the City of Genoa’s residential waste hauling contract to begin November 1, 2021. A summary of the two leading proposals is available here.
 
The City of Genoa will be having a public meeting on September 1st at 7 PM at City Hall at which time the Council will be discussing the two waste haulers and their services below. Waste Management and Flood Brothers will be present to provide information about each hauler and answer questions. The Council encourages questions and comments.
 
If you would like to leave feedback or comments but are unable to attend, please submit comments via our “Contact Us” page and the information will be shared with the Council. https://www.genoa-il.com/contact/ 
 

School Supplies Drive until July 30, 2021

Genoa and Kingston community members and businesses :
Let’s give every GK grade-schooler a great start this year. We need your help filling over 200 new backpacks with much-needed school supplies. Donation boxes are set up at Tobinson’s Ace Hardware and Open Door Coffee or donors can call Pastor Eric Groce of Gospel Life Bible Church at 815-501-4234. Donations will be accepted through July 30.
The following supplies are needed:
Crayons (24 pack)
#2 pencils (24 pack)
Washable markers
Colored pencils
Wide-rule notebooks
Medium scissors
Glue sticks
Dry erase markers
Kleenex boxes
Black permanent marker
*ACE is offering 50% off of existing Crayola stock.
Backpacks and supplies will be distributed in early August to Genoa and Kingston elementary students in need via the Genoa Area Community Food Hub and Gospel Life Bible Church.
Let’s give every GK kid a great start and fill those backpacks!
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