Village of Pleasant Plains
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY TODAY, MARCH 16, 2023, THE VILLAGE OF PLEASANT PLAINS HAS ISSUED A SYSTEM-WIDE BOIL ORDER FOR ALL CUSTOMERS SERVED BY THE PLEASANT PLAINS WATER DEPARTMENT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Village staff are currently working to notify all affected water customers. We will provide updates here as soon as we have any additional information.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:
The Village of Pleasant Plains is holding a public hearing at 6:30pm on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Village Hall for the purpose of considering and hearing testimony as to the request from Daniel and Carol Laws for a variance and/or rezoning residential property. The variance is being requested to allow Dan and Carol Laws (a.k.a. Zeke's Auto Sales) to conduct automobile sales from their pole barn building located at 204 W. Church St. See published legal notice HERE.
Due to software issues with our water billing system, there has been a delay in processing and mailing bills due in March. In response to the delay, the Village board has authorized payments after the March 15 deadline to no later than Friday, March 31 at 1:00PM. If you have any questions, please contact us at Village Hall.
Water Customers: Please see THIS PDF regarding a survey request from IEPA regarding lead service lines. Please complete this survey and return to Village Hall. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
On February 8, 2023, The Village Board approved a water rate increase to help our Public Works Department offset substantial increasing costs of operating and maintaining our water distribution system. The last water rate increase took place in 2016.
The rates will take effect during the next billing cycle after meters are read in late February.
Village Residents: $12.00 ($2.00 increase from $10.00) for the first 1,000 Gallons; $9.00 ($1.00 increase) per additional 1,000 gallons, prorated in 100 gallon increments
Non-Village Residents: $20.00 ($2.000 increase from $18.00) for the first 1,000 gallons; $9.00 (1.00 increase) per additional 1,000 gallons, prorated in 100 gallon increments
Bulk water:$10.00 per 1,000 gallons. ($1.00 per 100 gallons) ($2.00 increase)
In an effort to increase communication between the village and the community members about boil orders, emergency notifications and other important information, we are developing an email list to notify and update the community. If you would be interested in receiving notifications and updates, please click the link below to be taken to a form that will help us gather the information.
If you would prefer to fill out your information on paper, copies will be available at the Village Hall.