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Posted on: July 1, 2020

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Due to budget constraints, the City of Belleville is releasing its first virtual edition of the quarterly newsletter instead of mailing it to each resident. To see the latest edition of the newsletter, click here

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

City of Belleville’s Infill Redevelopment Program Elevates East ‘D’ Street Neighborhood

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Belleville, Ill. – June 30, 2020 – The first property associated with the City of Belleville’s Infill Redevelopment Program is making a substantial impact on its E. ‘D’ Street neighborhood.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Belleville Police Department Announces New Facebook Page

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Belleville, Ill. – June 29, 2020 – The City of Belleville’s Police Department today announced a new official Facebook page and encourages residents to follow it to receive the latest and most up-to-date information. The new p...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Belleville East Lancers Enhance CUP’s New HUB

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Belleville, Ill. – June 24, 2020 – Nearly 15 Belleville East High School students from the Octagon Club gave their time and talent to Catholic Urban Programs (CUP), when they spent the day sprucing up its newly named HUB locat...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Illinois Schools Slated to Open for Fall Instruction with Added Precautions

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The Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released guidance for bringing students back to school buildings this fall while keeping health and safety the number one priority. Illinois is on track to enter Pha...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

State of Illinois Announces Phase 4 Reopening Guidelines

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To prepare businesses and employers to implement new and updated safety guidelines in Phase 4, the State of Illinois has developed this business toolkit complete with signage, posters, and other resources to en...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Donate Blood in Honor of Former Officer Jon Brough

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Former Belleville Police Sergeant Jon Brough was injured in the line of duty on Nov. 10, 2006. Blood donations saved his life. Give the gift of life on Tues. July 7, 2020 from 2-7 p.m. at the Quail Club, 8303 Concordia Church, Belleville. Click this link ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

City of Belleville’s Human Resources Director Welcomes Retirement

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Belleville, Ill. – June 16, 2020 – For Sherry Favre Salvatore, third time’s a charm on retirement. Her first retirement was from Southwestern Illinois College in 2016 after 18 years of service. She was then hired by ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Director of Wastewater Treatment and Sewer Lines Retires After 34 Years of Service

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Belleville, Ill. – June 16, 2020 – Director of Wastewater Treatment and Sewer Lines Royce Carlisle was hired by the City of Belleville in 1986 as a wastewater treatment plant operator. Looking back over his career of 34 years,...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

City of Belleville’s Parks & Rec Department Selling Commemorative Tour de Belleville T-Shirts

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The City of Belleville’s Parks & Recreation Department had to cancel this year’s Tour de Belleville night bike ride, but those die-hard riders can still get a commemorative t-shirt for the 2020 event.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Illinois EPA to Resume Phased-In Vehicle Emissions Testing

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SPRINGFIELD – Illinois EPA Director John J. Kim today announced the Agency will resume vehicle emissions testing at most Illinois Air Team locations beginning June 1, 2020.  The Agency suspended operations on March 21, 2020 to aid in th...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

View Mayor Eckert's Most Recent Message to Belleville Residents, June 5, 2020

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Dear Residents:

The City of Belleville would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, whose lives were tragically lost over the last few months, and to all individuals facing the loss of a ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Belleville Reopens under Illinois’ Phase 3 of Restore Illinois Plan

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Many businesses are reopening under Illinois’ Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan on May 29 and the City of Belleville has approved a special plan to assist restaurants and bars to safely serve customers.

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Congratulations to all Graduating Seniors

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At the May 18, 2020 City Council meeting, Mayor Eckert proclaimed it High School Senior Recognition Month. Congratulations to the Class of 2020 for your academic success and persistence! You did it!!!

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

St. Clair County Responds to COVID-19 By Delaying Due Dates for Real Estate Taxes

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ln response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Clair County Treasurer’s Office is delaying the mailing of the 2019 Real Estate Tax Bills until June 15. First and second installment due dates are tentatively scheduled for July 30 and September 30....

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