18
Nov

Water, Sewer, & Garbage Rate Increase

Dear Customer, The Village of Lyons placed a scheduled rate increase in effect on October 1, 2019 for water, sewer, and garbage Rates.  This is the first rate increase for water and sewer services since 2014 and the first increase since 2010 for garbage services. The adjustments are required due to the increased costs since the rates were previously set. 

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22
Aug

Now Hiring “Paid on Call” Firefighter / EMT – B

The Village of Lyons is seeking applicants with a strong desire to serve their community, for the appointed position of “Paid on Call” Firefighter / EMT – B (This is not a full time position) Applicants shall: Live within five (5) miles of the village at the time of appointment. Shall have at time of appointment or be required to

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27
Jul

New LED Street Lights

The Village of Lyons recently completed the installation of new LED lighting to all of the Village owned and operated street light fixtures. Mayor Getty said that the new LED lights provide a brighter White Light, as compared to the dimmer yellow lights of the old light fix­ture systems, and will also result in a significant reduction in elec­tricity costs

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26
Jul

Alley Pavement Resumes This Summer

Village President Christopher Getty announced that the village will resume the village program to replace and upgrade neighbor­hood alleyways. Last year, 8 alleys were upgraded from loose limestone gravel to a concrete-based system that utiliz­es a new technology that reduces water pooling and safety. “We will be able to continue, at a minimum, replacing two blocks of alleyway every year

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26
Jul

All Water Meters Will Be Replaced To Improve Accuracy And Efficiency

The Village of Lyons Board of Trustees voted in 2015 to re­place all of the water meters for the village’s 3,336 water service customers including residential homes and businesses. Mayor Christopher Getty called the move a “vital up­grade” that will modernize the village water metering system, ensure accuracy in water usage readings and reduce mainte­nance costs through improved efficiency. Getty

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26
Jul

Lyons Teams Up With Justice, Willow Springs For 911 Services

The village of Lyons is teaming up with Justice and Willow Springs for its 911 services. The villages are following a trend of other smaller communities in Illinois, many of which are doing the same thing in order to provide 911 services and not lose any funding in the process. The Lyons Village Board recently approved an ordinance that establishes

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21
Jul

Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District

The massive flooding in the northern suburbs will result in a major hatch of the Aedes vexans floodwater mosquito. This mosquito is not involved in disease transmission, however, is an extremely aggressive biter. This mosquito is migratory by nature, with a flight range of well over 10 miles! Although flooding did not occur in our immediate area, District residents can

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21
Jul

Emergency Flood Notice

The best possible information that we have received from the National Weather Service and the Cook County Department of Homeland Security has indicated that the Village of Lyons may face a serious flooding event. Due to the prior rainfall and flooding conditions posed by the DesPlaines River, flooding may occur in your area. You are advised to do the following:

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2
Jul

Village Board Sets July 10 As Date For Tear Down Of Old Fire House

The Village of Lyons Board of Trustees have set July 10, 2017 as the date for the tear-down of the former village Fire House at 4043 S.Joliet Ave. The abandoned Fire House will be replaced with a parking area serv­ing the Lyons Fire Depart­ment and Emergency re­sponse personnel. Mayor Christopher Getty said the tear-down date was selected for after the

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