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10/11/2021 Road Construction Update

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. 

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!

4th of July

The City of Genoa wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July!
City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021, in observance of Independence Day.
Waste Management’s garbage day will also be delayed by one day. If your pickup is normally on Monday, it will be on Tuesday this week. If your pickup is normally on Tuesday, it will be Wednesday this week.

Odd/Even Water Outdoor Water Usage


The City of Genoa is asking residents to begin practicing an odd/even outdoor water usage schedule. If your address ends in an odd number, please only water outside on odd days. If your address ends in an even number, please only use water outside on even days.

These restrictions are a proactive measure to protect the City’s water supply during the ongoing drought. Public Works will continue to monitor the situation and notify residents when restrictions end or change.

City Offices Closed May 31st

City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day.


Waste Management services will also be delayed one day. Monday pickups will be on Tuesday and Tuesday pickups will be on Wednesday.

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