Local Government

City Adopts Ordinance To Raise Water Rates

The Prophetstown City Council made a rate increase official at their April meeting by adopting the ordinance it had discussed last month to increase the water rate by two dollars for the first 1,000 gallons of usage for city residents.

Lyndon Announces Dates

The Village of Lyndon announced several dates of upcoming events during its April trustees meeting.

Fire District Agenda Changes Again

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District's Board of Trustees has changed the agenda for its special meeting on Monday yet again.

Lyndon To Inspect Off-Roads

The Non-highway (golf carts and side by sides) inspections will be held at the Village Public Works building, 404 W. Commercial from 8:00am to NOON on Saturday, April 14th, Saturday, April 21st, and Saturday, April 28th.

UPDATE Special Fire District Meeting

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District has called a special meeting for Monday, April 16. 

Fire District Sees Shakeup

The Prophetstown Fire Protection District voted to install Assistant Chief Gerald Armstrong as the chief of the district, replacing Keith Crady who had served in the position for 12 years, at their monthly meeting on Monday night. Following a 30-minute executive session the board members return to the open meeting and elected Armstrong by a 3-2 secret ballot vote. The Chief’s position is decided every two years by the Board of Trustees.

Lyndon Posts Recycling Dates

Hydrant Flushing

The city of Prophetstown will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Tuesday, April 3rd.

Park Board Happy With Upgrades

The Prophetstown Park District Board of Commissioners expressed their satisfaction with the facility upgrades during their March board meeting.

State Park Cleanup Underway

The Prophetstown State Park has been closed since flood waters swallowed it up on February 20th. 

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