La Salle, Illinois City Council news
La Salle’s new garbage hauler began delivering new 95-gallon waste and recycling bins Monday to residents.
Nearly every seat in the La Salle City Council chambers was filled Monday with residents concerned about the Jan. 11 Carus Chemical fire.
Some La Salle residents were able to identify their new trash pickup day and get answers to questions about La Salle’s new garbage provider at an informational session at City Hall on Tuesday.
The city of La Salle announced Monday residents’ garbage bill will increase from $14.50 to $20 a month when the city switches from Republic Services to Lakeshore Recycling Systems beginning in February.
The brewpub project at 801 First St. in downtown La Salle is tentatively scheduled for completion in March 2024. Building owners CL Enterprises reached a contractual agreement with the city to complete the project on a scheduled timeline.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems will be replacing Republic Services as the new garbage provider for La Salle residents beginning Monday, Jan 30. New 95-gallon bins, one for recycling and one for garbage, will be delivered to all homes beginning Monday, Jan 23.
A possible retirement match program for qualifying La Salle police officers may help the city find qualified candidates for its police department.
The La Salle City Council approved its taxy levy at Monday night’s meeting, resulting in no change in La Salle’s portion of the tax bill compared to last year.
After digging through city records, La Salle officials found a city ordinance regulating tail lights on electronic and motorized bikes, negating the need to write a new one.
La Salle residents can look forward to paying less than initially thought on their garbage bill when the switch from Republic Services to Lakeshore Recycling Systems takes place Feb. 1.
Candidates lined up at City Hall in both La Salle and Peru to put their names on the ballot for the upcoming city council elections. Monday was the first day for filing. Candidates have a week to file paperwork to put their names on the ballot.
The La Salle City Council is looking to create a new website for tourism and economic development to promote the city and gain more outside interest.
La Salle conducted a public hearing on the proposed tax changes Monday night, suggesting a plan to reallocate money to different areas while asking for the same amount of tax dollars.
La Salle is considering creating an ordinance to regulate electronic and motorized bicycles, and it could be the first city in Illinois to do so.
La Salle residents can expect to pay the same in taxes as they did in 2021, provided the assessment on their home remained the same. The city plans to ask for close to the same amount of tax dollars as it did last year.