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The Government Center will be closed Monday May 30, 2016 in Observation of Memorial Day.
Trash service will be delayed one day for all routes that week. Yard waste pickup will shift to Thursday.
Make time on Memorial Day to Honor those who served and still serve.
As has long been the tradition in Swansea, men and women who have served and sacrificed in service to the United States will once again be honored at the Village's annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The event is scheduled for May 30th, beginning at 10:00am at Pavilion # 2 in Melvin Price Memorial Park, 1500 Caseyville Ave. Those veterans as well as all residents and the general public are invited and encouraged to attend.
Farmers Market
Swansea Farmer's Market....You will find in the parking lot if Rural King at 2801 N. Illinois. It operates every Thursday, rain or shine, 11:00am until 3:00pm.
Trash Sticker Rate Increase - Effective May 1, 2016, the cost of a sheet of trash stickers will increase from $14.75 to $19.20. If you purchased sheets of stickers prior to May 1, 2016, you may continue to use them.
In addition, the yearly sticker will expire April 30, 2016 and a new yearly sticker will need to be purchased by May 1st, or Republic will not pick up your trash. The cost of a new yearly sticker for the coming Fiscal Year will be $211.19. 
2nd Annual Swansea Police and Fire Youth Academy....Swansea Police and Fire Youth Academy registration is now closed!  We are SAD and HAPPY to announce this.  Thank you to all who submitted a registration form for the academy.  Unfortunately, we have reached our maximum of 50 youths and will not be accepting any more applications.  For those who were unable to register for 2016 Youth Academy, please watch our Facebook and Village website next spring for information regarding 2017 Youth Academy.

Tornado siren testing will be done on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00am unless there is severe weather in the area.
Weather Preparedness Resources