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May 13, 2021 01:26 PM
Crews will be testing hydrants in the following areas: Fair Acres Dr., streets between Hackberry Rd and Carl Sandburg Dr. Additionally, Olive St., N. Arthur Ave & Lawrence Ave.
May 07, 2021 06:47 PM
Transportation Security Administration has extended mandatory use of face masks.
May 04, 2021 05:01 PM
The City of Galesburg Water Division in conjunction with the Galesburg Fire Department will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing and testing program on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Hydrant testing will occur Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting. General hydrant flushing locations will be posted daily on the City’s website.
Apr 30, 2021 09:38 PM
Mulch and compost are available to Galesburg residents free of charge at the oversized brush drop-off site, located at 636 Pickard Road, just west of Farm King on West Main Street. The products are available to pick up during the facilities operating hours, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., seasonally. Mulch and compost are provided on a self-serve basis and residents should bring their own shovel to load the material.
Apr 20, 2021 08:19 PM
Enrollment in the aggregation program is automatic and users only need to take action if they choose to opt-out of the program. The new agreement will take effect with the July 2021 meter read date and will be active through the July 2024 meter read date. The agreement will be for 100% renewable power at $0.05499 per kWh with Homefield Energy.
Apr 12, 2021 04:00 PM
We at Galesburg Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce that online registration is now available through SmartRec by Amilia.Find your answers to frequently asked questions about the new software here.
Apr 01, 2021 06:22 PM
Weather permitting, Brandt Construction will be closing South Seminary Street from 2nd Street to 3rd Street and will include the intersection of Seminary and 3rd Street. Construction should begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 5th for roadway construction and will be closed for approximately 6 weeks.  A detour route for traffic will be in place.
Mar 31, 2021 03:37 PM
Spring brings the mowing season and with it comes this reminder to all Galesburg property owners to keep their grass and weeds below 12 inches as required in Galesburg Municipal Code, Section 94.03 Weeds. Maintaining the greenery within the community increases the value of homes and deters the presence of unwanted pests.
Mar 25, 2021 04:47 PM
The Galesburg Police Department (GPD) has released the 2020 GPD Annual Report, which provides detailed information and statics on the police department's mission, personnel, and initiatives throughout 2020.
Mar 12, 2021 08:54 PM
January 2021 Housing Newsletter, provides an update on housing programs.
Mar 06, 2021 06:54 PM
GFD responded to reports of a subject that had fallen through the ice Friday night.
Feb 22, 2021 09:51 PM
Galesburg Firefighters raise over $15,000 through virtual fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association as COVID Threatens Fill the Boot.
Feb 22, 2021 08:08 PM
The 2020 Annual Report for the City of Galesburg is available to view on the City's website. The report provides an overview of the services provided by each City Department and key achievements realized during 2020.
Feb 10, 2021 05:01 PM
Structure fire at 336 North Henderson Street.
Feb 08, 2021 04:02 PM
In response to citizens' requests for more information on the Lake Storey Expansion Feasibility Study, the City of Galesburg created a centralized location for citizens to find all information regarding the project.
Feb 05, 2021 09:19 PM
GFD shares some safety tips for you and yours regarding fireplaces.
Feb 01, 2021 06:51 PM
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) recently tested the City of Galesburg water system for compounds known as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) as part of a statewide study of community water supplies. The EPA samples tested for 18 PFAS. Of those 18, the City’s results only detected four PFAS, three of which were below the draft guidance level, and one which was above the draft guidance level.
Jan 22, 2021 08:04 PM
In an effort to provide accessible and transparent information to citizens, the City of Galesburg shares information with the public through several social media platforms. A list of social media pages is provided below to help citizens easily find the content they would like to follow.
Dec 29, 2020 08:15 PM
SPRINGFIELD – A coalition representing Illinois law enforcement leadership and rank-and-file officers has issued a 15-point plan in a Safe Communities and Law Enforcement Modernization Strategy. The proposal is designed to build trust and stronger relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
Dec 17, 2020 10:10 PM
The initial feasibility study is complete and available for the public to view on the City’s website. The results of this preliminary study suggest that the proposed project is potentially physically and financially feasible, and merits an additional detailed final feasibility study.
Dec 17, 2020 05:04 PM
GFD responded to the report of a structure fire at 668 Home Blvd.
Dec 11, 2020 03:58 PM
The Galesburg Police Department (GPD) rolled out a new fleet of squad cars in the last quarter of 2020. As part of this, GPD initiated a new car and body-worn camera system (BWC). This new system incorporates both the in-car and body-worn cameras into one program. Every uniformed officer assigned to patrol duties has been issued, and will wear, a body-worn camera while on duty.
Dec 03, 2020 03:48 PM
GFD responded to a structure fire last night at 990 McClure St.
Nov 23, 2020 04:42 PM
GFD responded to a report of a building on fire at 10 pm.
Oct 16, 2020 05:01 PM
Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Illinois small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by Civil Unrest from May 26, through July 30, 2020.​
Oct 12, 2020 06:37 PM
The City of Galesburg offers an Adopt-A-Park program to encourage community involvement and civic engagement while keeping city parks clean and well-maintained.
While Halloween celebrations may be different this year, many ghosts and ghouls will still be on the “haunt” for a frighteningly good time. The Galesburg Police Department today reminded motorists of the importance of planning for a sober ride home before the scares start and keeping watch for little goblins walking along roads after dark.
Aug 11, 2020 05:11 PM
The State’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 21) budget authorizes an expansion of the LIHEAP and CSBG programs for eligible Illinoisans seeking emergency assistance to cover costs of utility bills, rent, temporary shelter, food, and other household necessities.
Jun 26, 2020 02:53 PM
Information from the City Assessor's Office as Illinois moves to Phase 4
Mar 26, 2020 07:25 PM
This webpage is the official source of information on COVID-19 for Knox County. We will post updates to this page daily as new information becomes available.
Preliminary Damage Assessments will be conducted by FEMA representatives.
Apr 12, 2019 09:14 PM
The City of Galesburg is using Public Service Request (PSR) to process requests for service. Learn how to access the program through the City’s website or the app.
Sep 23, 2014 04:37 PM
Information on the Galesburg Promise Scholarship.
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