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Christmas Tree Pickup Program

The Village of Jerome Public Works crews will be picking up Christmas trees after the holidays. Please be sure to read and follow the following guidelines.

  • Trees must be at the curb prior to January 7th when pickup will begin.
  • Trees must be clean – no lights, ornaments, or tinsel.
  • Trees cannot be in bags.
  • No artificial trees.

Pre-Filing Notice

NOTICE is hereby given that the office of the Jerome Village Clerk, 2901 Leonard St., will be open for the purpose of accepting candidate petitions for the Consolidated Election to be held on April 2, 2019 for the office of Village Trustee during the following times:

Monday, December 10, 2018 – Friday, December 14, 2018
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday, December 17, 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Notice of Public Question

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at the General Election to be
held on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2018, the following
proposition will be submitted to the voters of the Village of
Jerome.
Dated this 8th day of October, 2018
Don Gray, Sangamon County Clerk
THE POLLS WILL
BE OPEN FROM
6 A.M. UNTIL 7 P.M.
ON ELECTION DAY

PROPOSITION FOR THE VILLAGE OF
JEROME TO LEVY A NEW TAX FOR
ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT
PURPOSES

Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of
Jerome, Sangamon County, Illinois be authorized
to levy a new tax for the purpose of covering the
Village’s Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
employer contribution and have an additional
tax of 0.16% of the equalized assessed value of
the taxable property therein extended for such
purposes.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
(1) The approximate amount of taxes extendable
at the most recently extended limiting rate is
$22,168.92, and the approximate amount of
taxes extendable if the proposition is approved is
$67,431.64.
(2) For the 2018 levy year the approximate
amount of the additional tax extendable against
property containing a single-family residence and
having a fair market value at the time of the
referendum of $100,000 is estimated to be
$53.33.
(3) Based upon an average annual percentage
increase in the market value of such property of
3.27%, the approximate amount of the additional
tax extendable against such property for the
2019 levy year is estimated to be $55.08 and for
the 2020 levy year is estimated to be $56.88.

Notice Jerome Proposition

Jerome Halloween Activities

Saturday, October 27th at 10:15 A.M.

Annual Halloween Party at the Civic Center.  Children will line up at 10:15 and parade into the Civic Center at 10:30 where lots of treats await!

Wednesday, October 31st from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M.

  • Trick-or-treating in the Village.
  • Jerome Police Officers are looking forward to handing out candy in front of the Civic Center.
  • Jerome Methodist Church, 1570 Reed Avenue, will be holding a Trunk or Treat event in their east parking lot.