City of Wilmington 1165 S. Water Street Wilmington, Illinois 60481
815-476-2175 (Office) 815-476-2276 (fax)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
City Hall will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27
2015 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Please assist us in recognizing outstanding volunteer service in Wilmington
by nominating a "Volunteer of the Year" for volunteer service during 2015
For further instruction & to download the nomination form,
click on the link provided - 2015 Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form
FALL LEAF COLLECTION
The Fall Leaf Collection Program has been scheduled to begin November 2 through December 4.
Residents must place their leaves on the parkway, not on the street. Crews start at 7:00 a.m. and work till 3:00 p.m. weather permitting.
If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 815-476-3104.
YARD WASTE COLLECTION
The last day for yard waste collection is November 27, 2015.
Yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, tree branches, and brush is
collected weekly on your scheduled pick-up day
from the first Thursday in April
through the last Thursday in November.
• Yard waste must be placed in kraft paper bags, which can be purchased at
local retail stores.
• Brush and branches must be cut into 4-foot lengths and bundled with string
or twine. Each bundle must not exceed 50 lbs.
Unbundled brush will not
• Residents can rent a 96-gallon yard waste cart by calling Waste
Management. Yard waste carts can also be purchased by
calling Waste Management
Customer Service at (800) 796-9696.
• Please note that sod, whole trees, limbs greater than 4 inches, stumps,
and dirt are not part of the weekly yard waste program.
For more information, please contact Waste Management at (800) 796-9696 or
visit their website atwww.wm.com.
Wilmington is nestled in the middle of the beautiful Kankakee River Valley, 52 miles south of Chicago. Much of its beauty
and charm is attributed to the ideal location on the Kankakee River.
The Kankakee River's northwest flow makes it a rarity among Illinois
Rivers. Outdoor recreation is perhaps the biggest attraction the
Wilmington area has to offer. The Wilmington neighborhood offers boating
and fishing, and the nearby Des Plaines Conservation Area has 4,500
Wilmington combines all the best aspects of rural and suburban living,
outstanding recreational opportunities, rich farmlands, quality public
services and an active business community; all within the quiet pace of
the city. Wilmington boasts being a part of the historic Route 66
Highway, the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and the Underground Railroad