Spring Valley, Illinois City Council news
Spring Valley residents: Did you remember to put out your garbage Monday?
Eleven Spring Valley homes were revitalized after the city received a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant Housing Rehabilitation Program grant in 2020.
St. Margaret’s Health soon will be applying for the state’s permission to discontinue its Spring Valley hospital and consolidate services with its Peru hospital — an action that was met with displeasure from Spring Valley’s City Council on Tuesday.
The Spring Valley City Council wants to waste no time in repairing some of the city’s worst streets.
Regardless of where a resident lives in Spring Valley, Monday will be their garbage pickup day beginning Aug. 1.
Spring Valley still wants you to trim your grass and properly dispose of your trash, but it may no longer be necessary to pay the fines at court.
Spring Valley has a number of streets in need of repairs, but Greenwood and St. Paul streets will get a long look at a June 13 committee meeting.
Following the resignation of a police officer on May 2, the Spring Valley Police Department received approval from the City Council to seek a full-time replacement.
A company said it is interested in placing a cellular antenna attached to Spring Valley's water tower and building a standalone tower somewhere in the city.
Spring Valley follows a number of similar city councils in the surrounding areas that have either voted to increase their fees or have discussed the decision and have yet to vote.
Plans for Spring Valley’s Summerfest celebration are underway as Councilman Dave Pellegrini presented the proposed schedule for the event during Monday’s City Council meeting.
While no official action on the matter was taken during Monday’s council meeting, Spring Valley openly discussed increasing the city’s licensing fee on video gaming machines from $25 to $250 annually.
Alderman Dave Pellegrini stated that the city’s new dog park is progressing toward completion. He mentioned that the fence has been installed and picnic tables and benches have been ordered for the location.
After hearing Laura Dubberstine and Danielle Wildhart’s proposal for a youth center in the city during its previous meeting, Spring Valley City Council approved the use of the City Hall basement on Monday.
Monday’s Spring Valley City Council meeting began with an emotional plea for help, as organizers look to get a proposed youth center off the ground.