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Village of Pecatonica 2022 Meetings Calendar Revised

Posted March 23, 2023

On April 15, 2023- 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.(or until dumpster is full) there will be a dumpster at the Village of Pecatonica Public Works location on Taylor St. for Residents of the Village to dispose of electronic waste. The items that will be accepted are computer towers, laptop computers, tablet computers, cell phones, small scale servers, satellite receivers, televisions, monitors, printers, electronic keyboards, facsimile machines, videocassette recorders, portable digital music players, digital video disc players and recorders, video game consoles, scanners, electronic mice, digital converter boxes, and cable receivers. This is a one day event for Pecatonica Residents only with a picture I.D. and you may drop off a total of 4 items per household on April 15, 2023 starting at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon or until the dumpster is full.  Any questions, please call 815.239.2310.

Posted March 22, 2023

Please click the link below to view the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Project Summary and Preliminary Environmental Impacts Determination



Posted March 17, 2023


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Village Board of the Village of Pecatonica, Illinois will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 6:00pm. The purpose of the hearing is to provide an opportunity for public input regarding the proposed Lead Service Line Replacement Project.
The public hearing will include a discussion on the planning, design, and evaluation of the Lead Service Line Replacement Project. These improvements include the replacement of all Lead Service Lines in the Village of Pecatonica.
PLACE OF HEARING: This Public Hearing will be held at Village Hall, located at 405 Main Street, Pecatonica, Illinois 61063. Members of the public who wish to comment can provide public comment via multiple mechanisms: 1) mail written comments to Village of Pecatonica, 405 Main Street, P.O. Box 730, Pecatonica, Illinois 61063 so that they are received before 4:00pm on Monday, March 20, 2023; 2) drop off written comments at Village Hall, 405 Main Street, Pecatonica, Illinois 61063 so that they are received before 4:00pm on Monday, March 20, 2023; 3) email comments to [email protected]; or, 4) contact the Village at 815.239.2310 before 4:00pm on March 21, 2023 to provide comments for the public record to be read at the Public Hearing.
The Village of Pecatonica has prepared a detailed Project Plan regarding this project, and the proposed financing of the project is through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Public Water Supply Loan Program. As a condition of the proposed funding, a Project Summary and Preliminary Environmental Impact Determination (PEID) has been prepared by IEPA. Detailed information on the project, together with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA) Preliminary Environmental Impact Determination (PEID) documents, will be available for public inspection at Village Hall located at 405 Main Street, Pecatonica, Illinois 61063.
Persons and/or organizations wishing to make a statement on the proposed project will be asked to identify themselves and their respective interest at the Public Hearing. Written statements regarding the subject of the Public Hearing will be accepted until 10 days after the hearing and should be addressed to the IEPA as indicated in the Preliminary Environmental Impact Determination document. Written comments can be directly submitted to IEPA to the attention of Bryan Smith, Infrastructure Financial Assistance Section, 1021 North Grand Avenue East, P.O. Box 19276, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276

Posted March 16, 2023


The Village of Pecatonica, Illinois (population 2,195) seeks a qualified and highly motivated person for our Village Treasurer permanent part-time position. The ideal candidate must possess high ethical standards, be an effective communicator, and have a strong attention to detail and accuracy. This position works under the direction of the Village Board and job duties may include but are not limited to accounts payable, cash receipts, utility billing and collections, payroll, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, investments, employee benefits, preparing budgets and appropriations, and working with the auditors on annual audit.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Knowledge of governmental fund accounting and practices and grant writing skills highly desired.

Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, proficient in using a personal computer, Microsoft Office, financial software tools, and the ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field desired but not a requirement, or a minimum of two years of experience in an accounting position, preferably governmental accounting. Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation and drug test.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience and knowledge and position could potentially lead into full Village benefits.

Application Process:
For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, completed employment application and 3 professional references to [email protected] Deadline to apply is April 14, 2023. Application for employment is available online at www.villageofpecatonica.com The Village of Pecatonica is an equal opportunity employer.

Please click the link for application

Application for Employment

Posted March 1, 2023

To view the current newsletter please click the link below.

March 2023 Newsletter

Posted May 23, 2022

Pecatonica Police Department 


Fulltime Officer-Certified-

-Starting pay $57,876

-Employee Insurance 100% paid

- 2 week's vacation after 6 months of employment

- IMRF pension

Part-time Officer-Certified-

- $25.00 per hour

For individual's interested in the above openings please pick-up an application at the Village of Pecatonica located at 405 Main Street between 8am-4:30pm

Posted May 23, 2022

Attention Residents-  Please click the link below to view the Consumer Confidence Report.

2022 CCR Report


Attention UTV owner's as of May 1, 2022 you are required to renew your sticker and have the UTV re-inspected with the Pec PD. The fee is $50.00 for renewal. New Registration is $75.00 if you would like to register. Contact the Police Department at 815-239-1600.


Attention Residents- UTV permits are available through Village Hall.  You Can apply for your UTV permit by calling 815-239-2310 to schedule an appointment.  The permit fee, completed application and inspection need to be completed before you are allowed to ride within the Village of Pecatonica

Required Equipment Checklist

  • Steering Apparatus (Wheel, handlebars or factory installed equipment)
  • Except for All Terrain Vehicles, Seat belts are required for each passenger
  • Tires and /or approved tracks
  • Turn Signals- front and rear
  • Rear-view Mirror
  • Brakes and Brake Lights on rear
  • Headlights-emit white light visible from at least 500 feet
  • Taillights-emit red light visible from at least 100 feet
  • standard factory exhaust
  • Approved "slow moving vehicle" emblem attached to the rear as required by Section 12-709 of the Illinois Vehicle Code

Attention Residents- Just a reminder that you are required to apply for building permits through the village when having work done to your home.  Please click on forms and select building permit to print the form or contact Village hall at 815-239-2310 with any questions.  Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected] and payment can be made over the phone or through our drop box.

Attention Residents-

To view Winnebago County Prevailing Wage Information click the link below

Prevailing Wage


Attention Residents- The Economic Development Committee has taken over the Flag Program in Pecatonica which displays flags along Main Street on special days such as Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and Flag Day.  If you are interested in purchasing a honorary/memorial flag to be added to the display.  Please complete the form and return it to Village Hall.

Flag Program


Bill Payment Options

Attention Residents-  The Village now offers additional ways to pay your utility billing.  We can accept Credit/Debit cards in our office and you can now go online and pay through PSN Please click the link below to get started.




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