The Lincoln Train Depot will be undergoing a major facelift putting the Depot back to it's original splendor. Please take a look at the site plan document and tell us what you think.
The Lincoln Street Dept. will begin picking up Christmas trees on Monday January 9, 2017. Trees should be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 AM that morning.
Crews will start collection at 7:00 AM and runs will continue until they have completed a pass through the city. They will not return to an area after a pass has been made to pick up any trees that were not out.
Trees should be placed at the curb and removed from bags. Trees should also be free from all decorating material and stands. Any trees not meeting these requirements will not be picked up.
Citizens may also dispose of their trees at the Landscape waste facility located at 957 Broadwell Dr. Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 3:50 PM.
If there are any questions or concerns contact Street Superintendent Walt Landers at 217-732-4655.
Lincoln, IL – On Saturday, December 3, 2016, at the Chateau Hotel and Conference Center, Bloomington, IL, the Lincoln Police Department received the Illinois Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (ILCOPS) 2016 Eternal Flame Award along with the Illinois State Police, Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office, and the Burr Ridge Police Department.
On June 6, 2016, the Lincoln City Council approved ordinance #2016–851 amending section 9-7-4 of the City Code, Downtown Parking Regulations within the City of Lincoln. The purpose of this ordinance was to help facilitate customer parking by allowing customers to park on the streets in front of businesses and to help with patrons to the government buildings find convenient parking for the in and out transactions.
Recently the Street Department erected new signage in the downtown area marking those areas designated for customer parking only between the hours of 9AM and 5PM. The Police Department will now start to enforce those areas designated by the attached map. Violations can be reported to the police department at 217-732-2151.
The Lincoln Police Department and City of Lincoln is teaming with Nixle to offer public safety announcements via cell phones and emails. With more and more people moving away from land line telephones, the reverse 911 system may not contact everyone. So we encourge users of cell phones to sign up with Nixle to receive notices from the City Fire and Police Departments.
You can sign up for Nixle on your cell phone or your email by visiting Nixle Website. Messages will be in a text format and you will not receive phone calls from the system. You will not be signed up to any advertisement systems by registering for this service.
You can also simply sign up by texting 62656 to 888777 on your mobile phone.
(You may opt out at any point by sending STOP to 888777)
Lincoln Street Dept. crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all City residents beginning October 31, 2016. Pickup will begin at 7:00 A.M. in Ward One and run continuously until all wards are completed on each of the dates listed below.