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Updated Open Burning Ordinance
Posted: 05/25/2016

Effective 5/23/16, the City of Kewanee Open Burning Ordinance has been updated to include the months of April, May, June, September, October, and November. Burn days will continue to be on Wednesdays and Saturdays of these months (with exceptions included) for landscape only.

The City of Kewanee Fire Department will identify on each possible burn day if conditions are permissible for burning. Wind, drought conditions and severe weather events, as well as the amount of rainfall in the prior two days may prohibit whether or not burning is allowed on a particular day.

Residents are advised that the ordinance has been updated to now prohibit burning of grass clippings and weeds. No burning can be conducted within 20 feet of any structure or combustible material, or directly under any tree limbs or wires.


Transfer Station Saturday Hours
Posted: 05/24/2016

The City of Kewanee Transfer Station will continue to be open additional hours on all Saturdays in May and June. Saturday hours will be from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM continuing through 6/25/16. The regular scheduled hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (closed for lunch from 11:00 11:30) will be ongoing as well.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 852-2611.


Holiday Closing
Posted: 05/20/2016

City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day. No landscape waste will be picked up the week of May 30th and there will be no change in garbage routes for the week.


City Hall Extended Hours
Posted: 04/28/2016

As part of a pilot program, City Hall will be open extended hours from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm beginning Monday, May 2, 2016. Limited Finance staff will be available to accept water bill payments, answer questions, etc. City Officials and remaining staff will be available after 8:00 am.


Public Works Summer Hours Beginning 5/1/16
Posted: 04/05/2016

Beginning 5/1/16 the City of Kewanee Public Works hours will change to a summer schedule. Working hours will begin at 6:00 AM rather than the current 7:00 AM. Residents are advised that beginning in May, trash will need to be ready for curbside pickup before 6:00 AM on their scheduled days.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 852-2611.


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