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Village Announcements

Snow Emergency 12/22 – 12/24

Village of Jerome Road Emergency

With anticipated winter storm for this week. This road emergency will go into effect:

Thursday December 22nd, 2022 @ 6:00am
until Saturday December 24th, 2022 @ 6:00am.

“To enable Village Jerome public works staff to remove snow along the main and secondary streets, It is being encouraged, whenever possible, to park vehicles in driveways and off of the streets,”

This road Emergency is anticipation of a forecasted snow event and near blizzard conditions with forecasted winds and sub zero temperatures.

Michael Lopez
Village Jerome President

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NOTICE: Candidate Petitions to be Accepted

Notice is hereby given that the office of the Village of Jerome will be open from 10 am to 1 pm beginning December 12, 2022, through December 19, 2022, for the purpose of accepting candidate petitions or certificates for the Consolidated election to be held on April 4, 2023, for the following offices.

In addition, the village office will be open until 5 pm on December 19, 2022, to accept 2023 Candidacy Packets.

  • Village Trustee – 4-Year Term
  • Village Trustee – 4-Year Term
  • Village Trustee – 4-Year Term
  • Village Trustee – 2-Year Term

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Village Board Elections

The Village has three four-year terms up and one two-year term that will be on the ballot April 4, 2023.  If you are interested in running, pick up a candidacy packet at the office between the hours of 10 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Large Item Dropoff

This Saturday November 5th from 8 to noon the village will host a large item drop-off.

The dumpsters will be located at the park and the library driveway. Residents will need to unload their items into the dumpster.

Items not allowed to be dropped of:

Waste Oil



Yard/Landscape Waste

Major Appliances


Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Septic Tank Waste

Containerized/ Bulk Liquid 


Medical/Hospital Waste

Highly Flammable or Volatile Substances


Regulated Infectious Waste

Regulated Hazardous Waste

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Radioactive Materials

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Updated: Trailer

The Village of Jerome is looking for the owner of the trailer parked in the 1500 block of Reed Ave. Please get in touch with the village office at 217-546-2203 between 10 am and 2 pm.

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Halloween Party

The Village of Jerome will be having Trick or Treat inside this year in the Civic
Center on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10:30 am to 12:00(Noon) or until
supplies last.
The Village will be handing out candy and we’re asking for your help in donating
either candy or a monetary gift to purchase the candy.
We look forward to hearing from you and would appreciate any donation. Please
contact our office at 217-546-2203 between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm for
any questions or candy drop-off.

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Tree Trimming

To all Jerome residents:  The Department of Public Works will be conducting tree trimming regarding all light of sight and Village right-of-way issues beginning on October 16, 2022, and continuing until completed.  The entire ordinance -400.3-12 -can be viewed on the Village website.  Violations include but are not limited to tree branches less than 12 feet off the ground or that overhang the street and street intersection clearance.  

If you have any questions regarding this work, please call Public Health Trustee Christina Smith at (217) 801-3828