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Posted on: November 8, 2019

City Offices Closed

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On Monday, November 11, City Offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. City Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12. Thank you retired and active military for your service.

City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Construction Project Open House

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2020 Water Main & Roadway Reconstruction Project

Open Houses will be held regarding the proposed infrastructure improvements planned to begin next year. Project engineers will provide an overview of the proposed project and will be available to answer ...

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City News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Beautification Contest

Fall Property Contest

The Beautification Committee is currently accepting applications for the Fall/Winter 2019 Property Recognition contest. If you have beautiful fall, Halloween, or holiday decorations and take pride of ownership in your property, this contest is for you!

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Leaf Pickup

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The City's leaf pickup program will continue through Friday, November 15 due to recent weather allowing for additional time for leaves to be raked and collected.

To participate in the City program, please rake your leaves along the back edge of the curb. P...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Trick-or-Treating Hours

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Designated trick-or-treating hours will be on Thursday, October 31 from 4-7 p.m. as previously planned. Have a safe Halloween.

City News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Waste Management Early Pick Up

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In order to be off the streets for trick-or-treating, Waste Management will begin pick up this Thursday at 5 a.m. Have a safe Halloween!

City News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Nicor Work

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Nicor has provided notice to the City that they will be performing enhancements to the natural gas system throughout several areas of the City. Work will be performed in areas south of 9th Street, east of State Street. Specific areas affected are detailed...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

TRIAD

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Tuesday, November 19 at 9:00 am, join us for a presentation from Kevin Zwiers, Community Liaison, for Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital.  Kevin will be speaking on Adult Mental Health with an emphasis on Processing significant life changes, Depress...

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City News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Leaf Collection

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The Public Works Department has started fall leaf collection. To participate in this City program, please rake leaves to the back edge of your curb for pick up. Leaves may also be disposed of through Waste Management's yard waste program using carts or kr...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Commercial Filming

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The City has received an application for commercial filming within City limits on Wednesday, October 16, Thursday, October 17, and Tuesday, October 22.

Public parking will be impacted on Wednesday, October 16. Please abide by all posted signs. The Lockport...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Bulk Pickup Reminders

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Due to recent weather including heavy rains, Waste Management has reported an increase in bulk waste disposal. As a reminder, one bulk item per week is included in residential refuse service. The standard bulk item must weigh less than 50 pounds and be le...

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City News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Fall Branch Pick Up

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The City's fall branch pick up will begin on Monday, September 30. To participate in this program, place branches by the curb prior to the first day of the program. Branches should be unbundled, cut end toward the street.

There will only be one pass throug...

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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Our Town Newsletter

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Our Town Lockport is the City's print newsletter, sent to all postal customers within the City limits. Our newsletter is published quarterly with spring, summer, fall, and winter editions.  

Fall 2019

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Water Main Break

Water Main Break Notice

Due to a large water main break, Farrell Road will be closed between Highland and MacKenzie. Crews are working as quickly as possible to repair the break. At this time, the City is unable to determine when the problem will be repaired.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Parkway Tree Replacement

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The City is currently accepting applications for the 50/50 Parkway Tree Replacement Program for residents who are interested in replacing a tree outside their home within the parkway.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Flyover at LTHS East

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On Friday, September 6, ABC7 WLS Chicago Morning News will be broadcasting live from Lockport Township High School East from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. During this time, there will be a helicopter overhead and increased activity near the school. Tune into ABC7 to w...

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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Adirondack Chairs Auction

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Fridays in the Park with AbeFriday, September 6Lincoln Landing 

  • Bidding opens at 5 p.m. 
  • Bids will start at $50 for each chair. 
  • Qualifying bids must be at least $10 more than the previous bid. 
  • Bidding sheets will be attac...
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Posted on: July 1, 2019

TRIAD: September 17

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K9 Demonstration Tuesday, September 17 at 9 a.m.Lockport Township Supervisor1463 S. Farrell RoadLockport, IL 60441Community Room

Lockport Police K9 Officer Andy Ganger and K9 Officer Citgo along with Romeoville Officer Allen and K9 Officer Spike w...

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City News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Bike Share Official Ribbon Cutting

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The City is participating in a regional bike share program along the I&M Canal through the Canal Corridor Association. Join CCA and the Lockport Woman's Club for the Official Ribbon Cutting.

Saturday, August 24 at 10:00 a.m.Public Landing Restaurant, P...

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City News
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Strategic Plan Survey

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The City of Lockport is seeking resident input in the strategic planning process through an online survey available now. Participating City residents will be providing valuable feedback about the community, City governance, and strategic priorities. Respo...

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City News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

National Night Out

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The Lockport Police Department invites all residents and community members from the City to join over 28 million neighbors across 16 thousand communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide to our 11th Annual National Night O...

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City News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Cooling Centers Open

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Due to excessive heat expected on Friday, cooling centers will be open at the following locations in Lockport:

City Hall222 E. 9th Street8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Police Department1212 Farrell Road8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Lockport Township1463 Farrell Road 9 a...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Waste Management Service Notice

Waste Management Heat Wave

Due to the excessive heat that is expected later this week, Waste Management is requesting to begin scheduled pick up on Thursday and Friday at 5 a.m. instead of 6 a.m. If your regular pick up day is on Thursday or Friday, please put your garbage and recy...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Water Quality Report 2018

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The purpose of the Consumer Confidence Report is intended to provide important information about drinking water and the efforts made by the water system to provide safe drinking water. The source of drinking water used by Lockport is ground water.&nbs...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

TRIAD Event

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Tuesday, July 16 at 9 AMPhysical & Emotional Well-BeingA practice for our daily lives to help diminish memory loss. Presented by Andrea Carli, a Certified Natural Health Practitioner, Reflexologist.

Lockport Township1463 S. Farrell RoadAdvance...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Independence Day Fireworks

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Join the Lockport community in celebrating Independence Day at the annual summer fireworks show on Wednesday, July 3 in Dellwood Park. Fireworks begin at dusk.

City News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Beautification Contest

Garden

If you have a beautiful garden or landscaping, showcase your property and community pride by entering the Beautification Committee's Property Recognition Contest. Now through August 1.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Parade Route Detour

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Issued by Lockport Emergency Management: 

State Street will be closed between Thornton and Division Streets beginning on Friday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. for the Old Canal Days parade. This closure INCLUDES 9th and State.

All traffic will be diverted t...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Old Canal Days

Old Canal Days

Join us for our annual festival, Old Canal Days! 

The carnival begins on Thursday, June 13 at 5 p.m. and the rest of the festivities will start Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. 

Featuring live music, parade on State Street, lock to...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

New Building Codes

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Attention developers, contractors, business owners, and property owners: As of July 1, 2019, the City of Lockport will be implementing new building codes.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

TRIAD Event

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Wednesday, June 19 at 9 a.m.Illinois Attorney General Silver Beat & Senior FraudLockport Police DepartmentCommunity Room1212 S. Farrell RoadLockport, IL 60441No registration is required. Please contact Officer Jeren Szmergalski at (815) 838-2132 if yo...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Water Quality Report 2018

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The purpose of the Consumer Confidence Report is intended to provide important information about drinking water and the efforts made by the water system to provide safe drinking water. The source of drinking water used by Lockport is ground water.&nbs...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

State Street Project Update

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PRESS RELEASECity of Lockport222 E. 9th StreetLockport, IL 60441

May 30, 2019

State Street Project Road Resurfacing to Begin Friday, May 31

Lockport, Ill. – Road resurfacing work for the State Street construction project is scheduled to beg...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Memorial Day Ceremony & More

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Memorial Day Ceremony: Join us for the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 to honor those that we have lost while serving in United States Armed Forces . The ceremony will be held at Lockport Cemetery, 500 Madison Street and will begin...

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City News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

TRIAD: May 15 and June 19

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Wednesday, May 15 at 9 a.m.Senior Star of Romeoville will be speaking about Alzheimer's and dementia and how it affects the care giver and family.Wednesday, May 19 at 9 a.m.Lt. Brian Gimble, Lockport Township Fire Protection District 

Lockport Pol...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Division Street Detour

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Construction on Division Street Watermain from State to Briggs is expected to begin on Monday, April 22. The contractor will begin staging with detours expected mid to late next week.

Detour: On Division Street between State and Briggs in two-block increme...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Broken Arrow Utility Work

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Landscape repairs will be performed by ACT, on behalf of AT&T, resulting from utility work earlier this year. Repairs are expected to be completed by May 20, 2019.

Residents are asked to please call AT&T directly at (800) 843-6581 with any question...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Public Meeting: 9th Street Phase I Engineering

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The City of Lockport and consultant engineers Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. (CBBEL) are holding a Public Information Meeting for the E. 9th Street (IL-7) Lincoln Street to Summit Drive - Phase I Engineering Study on Thursday, April 25 from 4-6 PM...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Yard Waste Service Resumes

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Waste Management will pick up yard waste the last week of March through the first full week of December. 

Acceptable Materials:

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Tree branches (broken into a manageable length)
  • Brush (bundled, maximum 4 feet, 50 pounds)

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

2019 Consolidated Election

Consolidated Election 2019

Early voting continues this week at the Lockport Township, located at 1463 S. Farrell Road, Suite 102, Wednesday, March 27 through Friday, March 29 between 9 AM to 4 PM. The last day for early voting at Lockport Township is Saturday, March 30 from 9 AM to...

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City News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

State of the City Address

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Mayor Streit will be delivering the annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, April 16 at The Monte Bello Estate in Lockport. The address is sponsored by the Lockport Chamber of Commerce. 

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City News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Follow Us on Social

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Whether you're on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, we are there @CityofLockport. Follow us to stay connected and find out what's going on and coming up. 

Facebook @CityofLockport

Instagram @CityofLockport

Twitter @CityofLockport

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City News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Downtown Restaurant Week

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Our downtown restaurant scene has much to offer! From Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 10, join our participating restaurants in celebration of Downtown Lockport Restaurant Week. Try something new or return to one of your local favorites! 

Parti...

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City News

News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2019

TRIAD

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Tuesday, November 19 at 9:00 am, join us for a presentation from Kevin Zwiers, Community Liaison, for Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital.  Kevin will be speaking on Adult Mental Health with an emphasis on Processing significant life changes, Depress...

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Community Events
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Adirondack Chairs

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Adirondack Chairs are coming to local businesses this summer! Design your own custom chair and display it outside of your business. 

Sponsored by the City's Summer Arts Series Committee, in partnership with Trinity Services, Inc. If you are a loca...

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Community Events
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Gallery Seven Member Exhibit

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Visit the Gallery Seven website for more details.

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Community Events
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Lockport Love's Candlelight Bowl

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Lockport Love's Annual Candlelight Bowl will be held on May 17, 2019, 6 PM at Strike N Spare II in Lockport. Dinner will be provided by Sizzles. 

Tickets are $25 a person, and includes three games of bowling and dinner. Come out for a fun night wi...

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News Flash

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Follow Us on Facebook

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The Lockport Police Department is on Facebook! Join the over 4,000 other followers for special alerts, notices, and department news.

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Nixle Alerts

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Looking to receive alerts from us to stay up-to-date with relevant information? We use Nixle to send out alerts on severe weather alerts, criminal activities, severe traffic, watermain breaks, water shut offs and more. 

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Police News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Prevent Vehicle Break Ins

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Unlocked or unattended running vehicles make easy targets for unwanted crime in the community. Some of these crimes could be prevented by ensuring that vehicles are locked overnight and occupied while running.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Broken Arrow Utility Work

Landscape repairs will be performed by ACT, on behalf of AT&T, resulting from utility work earlier this year. Repairs are expected to be completed by May 20, 2019.

Residents are asked to please call AT&T directly at (800) 843-6581 with any question...

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Public Utility Notices