Tilton Clean-Up

Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Tilton Ball Park 8:00am- Noon

Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Tilton Ball Park 8:00am- Noon

Senior Citizen Pick-Up: June 8-12, 2020 (Call for Pick-Up Prior to this Week)


Village Wide Rummage Sale

Due to the Governors current Stay-at-Home Order the Village of Tilton will be Postponing their Town-Wide Memorial Day Weekend Rummage Sales until a later date. All rummage sales that take place are to be done at your own risk. The Village of Tilton will not be sponsoring or supporting those event in anyway. The rescheduled date will be released at a later date.

Virtual Board Meeting

The Monthly Board Meeting will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6pm. This meeting will be limited to the physical attendance of the mayor, board members, Village Clerk, and Village Treasurer due to the Governors Stay-at-Home order. Any person who is wishing to attend via Zoom conferencing will need to call the Village Hall at 217-477-0800 before noon on Thursday of the board meeting.


March 14, 2020


Dear Citizens,


We are fully aware that some customers may turn to other items due to the shortage of toilet paper in surrounding stores. We are asking that you do not flush anything other than toilet paper. The use of paper towels, facial tissues, baby wipes, flushable wipes, and other similar items do not break down like toilet paper and can cause sanitary sewer overflows. That causes additional health issues on top of worries about the COVID-19.


We thank you for the cooperation and if you have any questions please reach out to our office at (217) 477-0800. Visit http://www.dph.illinois.gov/ for the most current updates regarding the COVID-19.





Village of Tilton

Public Works/Sanitary Department


As a result of the overwhelming concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Village Board decided this morning to Cancel the board meeting scheduled for March 19, 2020, for the safety of our Village Officials and Citizens. The Sewer Meeting scheduled for March 18, 2020 has also been canceled. The Board as given the authority for Mayor David Phillips to approve all bills from February 2020 and allow the treasurer to pay them.


  • Mayor, David Phillips
  • Trustee, Virgil Sheets
  • Trustee, Ryan Washkowiak
  • Trustee, Brian Cornett
  • Trustee, Bob Finely
  • Trustee, Bill Wear
  • Trustee, Judie Barett


Effective Today, March 13, 2020, until further notice, we ask that all visitors to City Hall be free of respiratory infection and respiratory symptoms, such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The city’s departments will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will adjust these restrictions as needed.


Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (217) 477-0800. For more information regarding COVID-19 visit http://www.dph.illinois.gov/.

Sewer Rate Increase for 2020-2021

Village of Tilton

October 23, 2019

Tilton Sewer Customer

To all Sewer Customers of the Village of Tilton:

As of January 1, 2020, the sewer rate for customers will increase as follows:

$20.00 basic user fee up to the first 1,000 gallons and an additional $3.00 per 1,000 gallons used.

As of January 1, 2021, the sewer rate for customers will increase as follows:

$25.00 basic user fee up to the first 1,000 gallons and an additional $4.00 per 1,000 gallons used.

The Village Board considered several factors in establishing these rates. As many of you are aware, our sewer system in approximately 70 years old and continues to deteriorate each year. We want to make sure that our citizens are safe and treated fairly. Our current basic user fee is $12.00, making it one of the lowest rates in the state.

We have had conversations with other entities in the past about selling our sewer system to someone with the funds to make the improvements. This would have probably raised user fees to almost $100.00 per month. Which we would like to avoid. Our goal is to make the sewer rates affordable to our citizens but also make it safe.

The Village of Tilton plans to borrow $18,000,000.00 from the Environmental Protection Agency in the next year or so to be able to make the improvements that our sanitary sewer system so desperately needs.

Thank You,

David A. Phillips, Mayor

Virgil Sheets, Trustee

Billy Wear, Trustee

Judie Barrett, Trustee

Ryan Washkowiak, Trustee

Brian Cornett, Trustee