The water tower will be offline for maintenance from July 18-25.
Please conserve water during this period and expect lower than normal water pressure.
We will let everyone know when the water tower is back up and all water use can return to normal.
The Village of Gifford has an opening for a laborer position under the supervision of the water/sewer superintendent.
Applications are due in by May 16th. Please put complete applications in the water bill drop box at the village building.
View the full opportunity and application details.
Reminder to please renew your golf cart stickers for 2022, they expired in December. The cost to renew is $40 and can be paid at Robin’s Body Shop. You can contact Robin’s at (217) 568-7225 with your questions.
We hope all of you are staying healthy and safe during this demanding time. Our colleagues around the nation are seeing an increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) fraud schemes. We are sharing a link to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) with a public service announcement regarding fraud schemes related to the coronavirus: https://www.ic3.gov/media/2020/200320.aspx.
We urge residents to exercise caution and use good judgement when responding to messages about the current pandemic. Visit legitimate sources such as the Center for Disease Control and/or the World Health Organization for accurate information during these challenging times.
Reminder to please renew your golf cart stickers for 2020, they expired in December. The cost to renew is $40 and can be paid at Robin’s Body Shop. You can contact Robin’s at (217) 568-7225 with your questions.
Reminder to please renew your golf cart stickers for 2019, they expired in December. The cost to renew is $40 and can be paid at Robin’s Body Shop. Thank you.
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District has asked us to share the following survey on e-cigarette use to our residents.
Please consider taking this short survey from the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District about your experiences/opinions regarding e-cigarette use in public places. The results may potentially be published and presented to the Village of Gifford board at a later time. This may affect policy in Gifford regarding e-cigarettes so your input is valued.
Here is the link and thank you for your consideration:
Champaign County will be holding a residential electronics collection event on Saturday October 14, 2017. The event will take place from 8am-12pm at Parkland College, 2400 West Bradley Avenue in Champaign, Illinois. Residents MUST register online in advance: ecycle.simplybook.me. You can also view the event flyer with additional details on what items are accepted.
Champaign County also provides an electronic recycling guide for use throughout the year. Visit their Reduce Reuse Recycle page for links to the guide and recycling event announcements.
The Village of Gifford now has a recycling container for Gifford residents.
The container is located just West of Casey’s, across 136 from the Village building. The recycling container accepts paper, plastic, and cardboard.
We ask that all residents break down materials (cardboard specifically), to the best of their abilities, to ensure we fill the container to its maximum capacity.
The annual Gifford Community Celebration will be taking place this Saturday, June 27th.
The events start at 7 A.M. at Werner Roessler Park with the 5K (6 A.M. registration), followed by the kids 1K (8 A.M. registration), many other activities, food, and drink vendors. At 7 P.M. the events shift to Main Street with a beer garden and live music. The fireworks will be let off around dusk.
You can find full details of the day’s events, 5K registration forms, etc by going to the Gifford Community Celebration page on the Gifford State Bank website.