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Welcome to the Official Website for the Village of Paw Paw, IL
Village of Paw Paw, IL Office
PO Box 426, 362 Chicago Road
Paw Paw, IL 61353
(815) 627-2351
Fax (815) 627-3304
clerk@pawpawil.org
Village of Paw Paw's Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 8am to Noon Tuesday - 1:30pm to 6pm
If you need to contact the Village Office after hours, please send an email to clerk@pawpawil.org - as they are checked regularly

 


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Click on the above image to pay your Paw Paw IL water payments, Paw Paw IL permit payments, Paw Paw IL water deposit payments

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Senior exercise has been canceled for today, Thursday, February 22nd and the week of February 26th

 

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The Village of Paw Paw's Maintenance Shop has a new phone number. It is: 815.388.9234

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There is no parking on Chicago Road between 7th Street and Chapman Street from 3am to 5am after 2 inches of snow fall. Cars will be towed at owners expense.

 

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If your mailbox was knocked down during this recent snowfall, please contact the Village Office - 815.627.2351 or pawpawil.org. You will have the option of a $40.00 reimbursement fee, or have the Village repair the mailbox.

 

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Shed the pounds early, winter walk inside on Mondays and Thursdays at the Paw Paw Community Center
Located at 362 Chicago Road
From 10am to 11:30am starting Monday, December 11th

 

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Your Annual Water Quality Report is now available at http://testinc.com/pawpaw.pdf

To speak with someone about this report or to have a copy of it mailed to you, please call 815.627.9234

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A key was found in the community center parking lot. Please contact the Village Office - 627.2351.

 

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Pet Waste
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 property.
No one likes to step in "dog poop."

Thank you,
Village of Paw Paw

 

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FROM THE PAW PAW FIRE DEPARTMENT
The siren will blow 3 minutes continuously when there is a TORNADO WARNING AS RELAYED TO US BY LEE COUNTY. However, this is not to be considered the only way to be aware of severe weather. Smartphone apps, S.A.M.E. weather alert systems, TV & radio are all advisable when severe weather threatens. Tornados can develop quickly and without warning, so please do not rely on one single source for information. Once again, we will activate A 3 MINUTE WARNING SIGNAL when a TORNADO WARNING has been issued. The following is a short description of watches & warnings, knowing the difference between the two can prepare individuals for the necessary steps to take when considering the threat of severe weather:
Watches and warnings issued to the public are based on different criteria.
Watches are issued by the NOAA's SPC, and warnings are issued by local offices of the National Weather Service (NWS). A WATCH is issued when conditions are favorable, for example, either for a severe thunderstorm or tornadoes. It doesn't mean severe weather is imminent. WARNINGS mean that severe weather is imminent and is based on specific criteria and existing reports received by the NWS.
We urge everyone to seek shelter when the 3 minute siren sounds, or you have received a warning via other forms of media. Please designate an area of your home or business now in preparation.
A TEST OF THE WARNING SIREN WILL OCCUR THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 10 AM UNLESS SEVERE WEATHER IS OCCURRING THAT DAY

 



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Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do
Move better and feel better
Join us for senior activities, 55 and older
10:30am to 11:30am.

Paw Paw Community Center Building 362 Chicago Rd

 

 

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"Small Town Living" magazine featured an article about the Paw Paw Garden Club in their Winter 2020/21 edition!

Click on the above picture to read the article in a PDF

 

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VILLAGE NOTICE
Village Dumpster - Please note that the blue dumpster that is behind the community center is NOT for residential/commercial use.
This dumpster is for the community center ONLY.
Recyclable Dumpster - There is a large recyclable bin that is directly behind the community center that is for recyclable refuse only.
The recyclable bin is for all Lee County residents.

Thank you for your attention to the matter.
Sincerely,
The Village of Paw Paw

 

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When is a building permit is required
Building permits are required for the following: new roofs (per ordinance only one overlay is allowed); fences; sheds; accessory buildings; remodeling of plumbing/electrical; and new construction.
Building permits are not needed for windows, unless enlarging the size of the windows, and siding.

If you have any questions, please call the Village office at 815.627.2351

 

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Applications for assistance will now be taken over the phone. Please call: 1.800.323.5434.

Tri County Opportunities Council /LIHEAP Energy Assistance
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.

 

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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.

 

 

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VILLAGE OF PAW PAW MEETING DATES

The regular 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 dates:

MAY 10, 2023
JUNE 13, 2023
JULY 12, 2023
AUGUST 9, 2023
SEPTEMBER 13, 2023
OCTOBER 11, 2023
NOVEMBER 8, 2023
DECEMBER 13, 2023
JANUARY 10, 2024
FEBRUARY 14, 2024
MARCH 13, 2024
APRIL 10, 2024
APRIL 24, 2024 Year End Meeting

 


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SENIOR BINGO!

Senior Bingo is a monthly event

Always the second Wednesday of the month

 

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Village of Paw Paw
362 Chicago Rd
Paw Paw, IL 61353

(815) 627-2351

 

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Paw Paw, IL, has a new website!

The Village 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.

PawPawIL.org 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.

 

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