Trenton City Hall  | 14 West Broadway  |  Trenton, IL  62293  |  (618) 224-7323

CITY HALL HOURS:  Monday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm.  Tuesday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

UTILITY DEPOSIT/BILLING

A deposit shall be held by the City as security for the payment of utilities used by the applicant upon the premises to which his application pertains. The depositor shall be refunded the fee with no interest earned after three years of continuous service, providing all bills and any late payment penalty charges which may have been assessed are paid in full. (Ord. No. 1559; 11/01/13).  New residents/applicants must provide photo identification prior to service application.

SEWER RATE IS BASED ON WATER CONSUMPTION

Water (Inside City Limits)
First 1,000 gal (Minimum Bill): $7.21
$6.21 per/1,000 gal (1,001 to 25,000)
$5.49 per/1,000 gal thereafter

Water (Outside City Limits)
First 2,000 gal (Minimum Bill): $26.93
$7.87 per/1,000 gal (2,001 to 25,000)
$6.84 per/1,000 gal thereafter

Sewer (Inside City Limits)
First 2,000 gal (Minimum Bill): $15.00
$8.50 per/1,000 gal thereafter
Sewer Rate (Without Water Meter): $45.59/month

If water is temporarily shut off at the request of the user during normal working hours, there shall be a charge of twenty dollars ($20.00) for such service.  If water is temporarily shut off at the request of the user after normal working hours, a charge of fifty dollars ($50.00) shall be made for such service (Ord. No. 1233, 9/3/02).

Questions about the application process or utility billing? Please contact Peggy Wellen, Utility Billing Clerk (618) 224-7323 or pwellen@trenton-il.com

Auto Debit

The auto debit program is available for the billing of water, sewer, and trash accounts. The program allows customers to have their utility bill automatically deducted from their checking or savings account on a monthly basis.

Voter’s Registration

Don’t forget to change your voter’s registration to the new address of your new location.  This can be done at City Hall after residency has been established for 30 days.

GARBAGE/YARD WASTE/RECYCLING

Residential rate for weekly refuse, recycling and yard waste is $18.47.
Reduced Senior rate for weekly refuse and recycling is $16.62. Please come to City Hall to register for your discount.

Weekly Yard Waste Pickup by Republic Services

WEDNESDAY

Must be out at the curb by 6:00 AM
Unlimited – Limbs must be bundled. Limbs must be no larger than 4 inches in diameter, and bundles no more than 4 feet long. All yard waste must be placed in a can marked with a red “X”, or placed in Kraft paper yard waste bags.

Weekly Garbage Pickup Service by Republic Services

MONDAY

Must be out at the curb by 6:00 AM
Garbage must be placed in 32 gal containers (unlimited) not to exceed a 50lb weight limit.

Weekly Recycling Pickup Service by Republic Services

FRIDAY

Must be out at the curb by 6:00 AM
Bins were delivered to your residence by Republic Services. Additional recycling bins are available for pickup at City Hall.

Bulk Items

Large items such as mattresses, furniture and other large items will be picked up at no charge on four set dates throughout the year.

2017 Bulk Item Pickup Dates are: Monday, February 20, Monday May 15, Monday August 7, and Monday, December 4.

LEAF BURNING HAS BEEN BANNED IN TRENTON

CITY LICENSES

New residents have 45 days to purchase vehicle licenses and dog/cat tags before penalty is assessed.

Dog & Cat Tags

Must be purchased annually beginning December 1.  Deadline is February 15.

You must bring proof of rabies vaccination.  Fees are $5.00 per dog/cat ($10.00 after February 15).

Vehicle Licenses

Must be purchased annually beginning December 1. Deadline is February 15.

Fees are:

Passenger vehicles and trucks under 1 ton $10.00
Trucks of one ton and over $15.00
Motorcycles, scooters $5.00
Motorized recreational vehicle $15.00
Golf Carts (Must complete annual registration) $10.00
Residents 65 & older get one vehicle sticker at ½ price, per household.

Each applicant, upon payment of the fee, shall be given a windshield sticker which shall be fastened in a prominent and visible place on the front windshield (right side) of the vehicle at all times.

OTHER UTILITIES

Cable Television

Charter Communications provide cable television services for City of Trenton residents. Please call (888) 471-4485 to establish service.

Telephone Service

AT&T provides local telephone service for the City of Trenton. For residential service information call (800) 222-0300.

For business customers call (800) 660-3000.

Electrical Services

AmerenIllinois provides service to most areas of Trenton. For information call (800) 755-5000 or visit www.amerenillinois.com

The Clinton County Electric Cooperative provides service to the Wildwood Estates subdivision. For information call (618) 526-7282 or visit www.cceci.com.

Gas Service

AmerenIllinois provides gas service to the City of Trenton. For information call (800) 755-5000 or visit www.amerenillinois.com.