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Boil Order Lifted

The Precautionary Boil order for the Village of Jerome is lifted as of today Saturday, January 14, 2023.

All water is safe to drink and cook with. Samples that were sent to the ILLINOIS EPA have come back clear.

The Precautionary Boil order was a safe guard due to pressures dropping below 20 psi. No further action is required.
All entities required by law will be notified of the lifting of the Precautionary Boil order per Public Works Supervisor Dave Wilken.

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Emergency Water Valve Repair

An emergency water main valve repair is needed. It will begin at 8 AM Thursday, January 12th, 2023. The valve is located on Fillmore and Vernon Ave.

Areas that will be affected include:

  • Fillmore St. from Reed Ave to Jerome Ave.
  • Vernon Ave from Leonard St. to Fillmore St.
  • Potentially Alberta Ln. may need to be shut down if not able to locate the valve at Fillmore St.

Roads closed will include Vernon Ave. before Fillmore and Fillmore from W. Grand CT. to Alberta Ln.

Message from Village President Lopez

Good Afternoon all. In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Village of Jerome, as well as other governmental bodies, are undertaking measures to ensure public health and safety! We ask our residents to follow best practices.

Please stay at home if it all possible and practice social distancing when out in public. As the Village President of Jerome, I will exercise everything in my power under consultation with the Village Board of Trustees to keep our 1600 residents safe.

Governor JB Pritzker’s Executive Order

Governor Pritzker has announced new rules beginning Saturday evening for people to shelter in place. Please see the full order by following the link to the right.

Read Here

Our village is called home by individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Many of our residents are elderly and are at high risk. Please check on your neighbors’ well-being. This village is built on being strong and caring.

I simply ask for you to follow the CDC Guidelines:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds!
  • Stay home if sick!
  • Work from home if available!

I ask all to stay educated!

I ask all to stay calm!

I ask all not to hoard food and other consumer goods!

Most importantly, take care of one another!

Michael Lopez

Village President