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to COVID-19, following recommendations
from the CDC as well as state and local
authorities, the Village of Paw Paw
will be closing the community center
for public gatherings until further
notice. The Village Office will continue
to be open with Village Clerk, Mary
Dodaro, available to conduct Village
business. We ask that you limit in-person
attendance to the office and maintain
proper distancing and hygiene precautions
if it necessary to enter the Village
apologize for the inconvenience this
may cause but these steps are being
taken to ensure the well being and safety
of our citizens. Further information
regarding best practices during this
time can be found at the CDC website,
www.cdc.gov, the Illinois Department
of Public Health website, dph.illinois.gov,
or the Lee County Health Department
This is a fluid situation and further
information regarding this decision
will be posted when it becomes available.
Thank you for your understanding and
Paw Community Center Building 362 Chicago
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Paw Clean Up Days
Tuesday, May 26th and Wednesday, May 27th
We will take junk of all kinds, including
appliances, batteries, old furniture,
TIRES, PAINT, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OR E-WASTE
WILL NOT BE PICKED UP.
E-Waste consist of anything that is plugged
in or runs on batteries.
Items must be left at curbside.
Village employees will use their discretion
as to what may be picked up.
QUESTIONS? CALL JOHN NICHOLSON - 815.627.9234
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Free meals for kids & teens
Grab and go
meals are provided free of charge for
all kids and teens.
No registration or paperwork needed.
Three kid-friendly, ready-to-eat lunches
plus extra goodies will be handed out
to each person.
Contact-less pick up will be at Paw Paw
Library every Wednesday, June 3-August
12. Pick up time is 11 a.m.
Check out uwleeco.org for more information.
The LEE COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
will be meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020,
at 7:00 p.m., 3rd floor, Boardroom, Old
Lee County Courthouse, 112 East Second
Street, Dixon, Illinois 61021 for the
sole purpose of calling the meeting to
order, summarizing Petition 20-P-1552
(Shady Oaks Wind 2), scheduling the next
meeting and then immediately recessing.
will remain an open meeting, but the public
is encouraged to refrain from being physically
present based on current Lee County Health
Department, Illinois Department of Public
Health, and Center for Disease Control
and Prevention recommendations. In order
to comply with the Open Meetings Act and
allow public access, the meetings will
be streamed live on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com
Search for channel ID UCO3ZPalJgtBWmfph0rstLXA
The public will
also be able to participate by ZOOM MEETING.
This will allow audio/visual connection
with computers and phone. Users without
computers can still join the meeting with
their landline or cell phone. Join Zoom
Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/94666989579?pwd=eWx3U1l2VkVQcjJweXdLMS9nbUtHUT09
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trying time, we understand that budgets
are being stretched to the limit. The
Village would like to help ease some of
this burden by deferring the annual increase
from the April billing period to the June
billing period. In times like these, we
must all pull together. Everyone please
stay safe and healthy!
of Paw Paw
Restaurants, Gas Stations Open in
Paw Paw, IL, during COVID-19 (coronavirus)
- Sun: 6 am to 10 pm
Kitchen closed: 2 pm to 4pm
food & pizza
Den Tavern & Grill
5 pm to 8 pm
Paw Fresh Market
3 pm to 7 pm
- Fri, 5 pm to 8 pm
Saturday, 3 pm to 8 pm
ILLINOIS SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR THE 2019/2020
careful consideration of the science and
close consultation with public health
leaders and experts in Illinois and across
the nation, Governor JB Pritzker announced
that in-person learning in schools will
not resume during the 2019-2020 school
year, with remote learning days to continue
for all pre-k through 12th grade students.
Park, Roger's Park, Lions Park and basketball
area are closed by Executive Order number
8 issued by Governor Prtizker requires
organizations to close places with public
amusement. Therefore, effective immediately
the parks within in the Village of Paw
Paw will be closed until further notice.
Thank you for your cooperation!
Illinois Library Association (ILA) has
recommended that public and academic libraries
suspend public operations, including closing
for a period of time.
This is not a service issue, but a public
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Paw Public Library District will close
to the public on Wednesday, March 18 until
Fines and due dates are suspended during
this time as are inter library loans.
You may return your items in the book
drop or wait until we open.
Thank you, for your understanding.
Exercise has been canceled until further
" The restrictions have been lifted
from Republic starting Thursday, April
30th. Republic will resume picking up
bulk waste and yard waste, and are lifting
all other restrictions.
We are closely monitoring the COVID-19
situation to make sure were doing
the right thing for the health and safety
of our employees, our customers, and the
communities we serve.
Our number one priority is safety, and
that is at the forefront of every decision
provide an essential service to the country,
and like the police and fire departments,
its our duty to help protect and
serve the public, especially in times
While we are working hard to ensure the
highest quality customer service and minimal
service disruption, the recent surge in
residential waste and unique challenges
we face requires us to temporarily modify
our service offerings to keep your community
clean and safe.
" The restrictions have been
lifted from Republic starting Thursday,
April 30th. Republic will resume
picking up bulk waste and yard waste,
and are lifting all other restrictions.
Republic Services team remains committed
to you throughout this crisis. We appreciate
your business and wish you all the best
during this difficult time.
updates, visit RepublicServices.com
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of Aging will be not be scheduling any
appointments for April here at the Paw
In the meantime, if you need help with
any of the paperwork, they are in their
office from 8AM to 5PM, Monday through
Friday - 815.288.9236
for assistance will now be taken over
the phone. Please call: 1.800.323.5434.
County Opportunities Council /LIHEAP Energy
Even though we are closed to the public
due to COVID-19, we are still assisting
the public with their gas, electric, propane
via mail or email.
Please call the office 815 625 7830 and
they will take your mailing address or
your email and they will then get the
application along with the information
of the things needed to go along with
the application sent to you.
This goes by income and the number of
people in the household.
With the nice weather approaching and
everyone out walking, the Village is requesting
that pet owners please clean up after
their dogs on other's property and public
No one likes to step in "dog poop."
Village of Paw Paw
Paw Paw is requesting
the help of all its residents to help
make Paw Paw beautiful. We are asking
that residents please maintain their properties
by mowing, weeding, and keeping property
clear of debris.
This means not using front yards as driveways
or driveways as storage units. We would
like people who are visiting our town
to know that we are a community that takes
PRIDE in their town.
We are also asking to PLEASE remove any
junk motor vehicles on your property or
parked on the street. A vehicle is considered
a junk motor vehicle if it is disabled,
does not have a current sticker, this
includes trailers, or a vehicle parked
for more than ten (10) days.
As of May 1, 2020, the Village will be
issuing violations to said violators.
If the vehicle is not removed, the Village
of Paw Paw WILL HAVE THE VEHICLE TOWED
AT THE OWNERS EXPENSE.
The Village thanks you for all your help
and efforts in this.
be picked up on Thursday, as scheduled
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THE WATER BILLS HAVE A NEW LOOK
THE VILLAGE RECENTLY UPGRADED THEIR
UTILITY BILLING PROGRAM
AND NOW HAS THE ABILITY TO EMAIL WATER
CALL THE OFFICE
TO SIGN UP FOR THIS SERVICE
PAW PAW'S NEWEST ESTABLISHMENT!
Den Tavern & Grill
Den Tavern & Grill
347 Chicago Road
through Thurs - 11AM to 9PM
Fri& Sat - 11AM to 11PM
Sunday - 12PM to 9PM
11AM to 2PM & 5PM to 8PM
in Paw Paw during Snow Removal
there is 1 inch or more of snow parking
is prohibited on both sides of Chicago
Road, commencing at and immediately
West of Chapman Street to and including
immediately East of Seventh Street
park in the Community Center Parking
Rd. Paw Paw IL
prohibition is effective from 2AM to
and including 5AM.
will be removed at owner's expense
Paw Paw Senior Activities Program is
in need of 1-pound hand weights for
their exercise program
you have some 1-lb hand weights you
don't use and would like to donate,
please drop them off at the Paw Paw,
IL Village Office
362 Chicago Road
Paw Paw, IL
from 8AM to Noon
Tuesdays from 1:30PM to 6PM
YOU VERY MUCH!
until further notice
held Monday and Thursday at the Village
Community Center from 9:30AM to 10:30AM
- Live with Barb!)
Village of Paw Paw would like to GREATLY
THANK everyone who helped with the installation
of the new playground equipment at Roger's
Danny Allen Justin Hanninen
Gale Barnickel Zac Kern
Walter Barnickel Dean Martin
Tim Brower Ben Schoenholz
Robert Edwards Howard Schoenholz
Jake Fabiszak Matt Schoenholz
Scott Gilmore Steve Sellers (Trustee)
Steve Gilmore Jimmy Smith
The Village would like to also give
a HUGE SHOUT OUT to Erv Safranek. Without
him, this entire project would not have
OF PAW PAW MEETING DATES
meeting of the Board of Trustees of
the Village of Paw Paw, Illinois, shall
be commenced at 7:00pm at the Village
Hall, Paw Paw, Illinois on the following
MAY 8, 2019
JUNE 12, 2019
JULY 10, 2019
AUGUST 14, 2019
SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
OCTOBER 9, 2019
NOVEMBER 13, 2019
DECEMBER 11, 2019
JANUARY 8, 2020
FEBRUARY 12, 2020
MARCH 11, 2020
APRIL 8, 2020
APRIL 29, 2020 Year End Meeting
is a monthly event
the second Wednesday of the month
of Paw Paw
362 Chicago Rd
Paw Paw, IL 61353
IL, has a new website!
of Paw Paw, IL, has created a website to help
keep people living in and around Paw Paw informed
about news and events in our area.
is managed and maintained by Ashton Computer
Center, who also manages village websites for
Ashton and Franklin Grove. Ashton Computer Center
also manages websites for libraries, community
organizations, non-profits, churches and businesses.