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The Village of Hartford Illinois, 140 West Hawthorne, Hartford Illinois 62048.  (618) 251-2680 

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Confluence Tower Summer Events
Confluence Tower Hours or Operation:
Open by appointment only from
October 16th, 2017 through April 2018
Call (618) 251-2680 to schedule an appointment.

Hartford Halloween Parade
Saturday October 28, 2017
Line up 12PM at Gym & parade starts at 1PM
10/28/17 Fall Fest from 6-9 PM at the Park

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Community Services
The Village of Hartford provides drinking water and modern wastewater disposal services, trash and recycling pickup, police and fire protection, Planning and Zoning departments and economic development tools designed to encourage business and industrial development. The village offers benefits through the Riverbend Enterprise Zone and recently adopted a Tax Increment Financing district to further promote development. With the assistance of the Federal Government, the village installed a million dollar utility improvement to better serve existing and new businesses.
Union electric provides reliable electric services to the community at a very attractive rate. Illinois Power provides safe and economical gas services to Hartford residents and businesses. Union electric has recently completed a 20 million dollar utility upgrade to provide reliable service to existing and new customers to our region.

Emergency Services:
Hartford Police and Fire Departments respond to 911 emergency response system calls in addition to numerous mutual aid assistance with other local communities and industries.

Public Works
The village employs 7 full time public works employees. This department not only maintains streets, alleys and public properties, but also provides the community's drinking water and wastewater disposal. This department also provides trash pickup and recycling services. For additional information call 618.251.2691 or 618.251.2690

Trash Pickup and Recycle Schedule
Mondays, Thurdays - west side of town
Tuesdays, Fridays -east side of town
Wednesdays for recycle items pickup
Water, wastewater and trash rates, billed bi-monthly.
Water Residential rates are $20.00 for the first 5,000 gallons.
Over 5,000 gallons the cost is $4.00 per 1000 gallons.
Trash and Recycling rates are $10.00 per bi-monthly billing.

Hartford Sewage Disposal charge- $20.00 for the first 5,000 gallons.
Over 5,000 gallons the cost is $4.00 per 1000 gallons.
Wood River Sewer usage fee-$3.26 per 1000 gallons shall be applied to all users.

Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals
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The Village of Hartford governs its own Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, hearing variance requests, zoning changes, and preparing for Hartford's future. This service provides a smooth and timely process for new or expanding development needs. For additional information call Mayor Jim Hickerson at 618.251.2680 ext 2311.
Hartford, is proudly located at the beginning of our nation's newest National Scenic Byway!