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BEWARE - VILLAGE EMAILS HAVE BEEN SPOOFED!

RECENTLY, WE HAVE BEEN MADE AWARE THAT EMAILS CONTAINING A PAST DUE INVOICE ATTACHMENT, ARE BEING SENT UNDER THE DISGUISE OF OUR VILLAGE EMAIL ADDRESSES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO OPEN THE ATTACHMENT, AND RUN A SCAN ON YOUR COMPUTER TO CAPTURE POTENTIAL VIRUS ATTACKS. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE VILLAGE RARELY SENDS AN INVOICE DIRECTLY TO A RESIDENT'S EMAIL ADDRESS. IF IN DOUBT GIVE US A CALL BEFORE OPENING.

Starting March 5th, 2018, Swansea will be doing the Occupancy Inspections for the Village. You will need to make payment at the time of scheduling, and must schedule 5 days in advance. To schedule an inspection please call (618) 234-0044. Please look over all attached documents to see the changes. 

Landscape Waste Options Begin April 4th. You can call Republic Services to set up yard waste pickup at (618) 656-6883.  Residents must commit to at least a three month period. Residents who choose to burn may burn landscape waste between April 4th and June 13th, on Wednesdays and Saturdays only from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Republic has changed the date for yard waste pickup...It will move from Wednesday to Thursday. If you have signed up with Republic Services for yard waste collection, the pickup day is Thursdays.

Trash Stickers will increase starting May 1st, 2018. The price for a sheet of 5 stickers will increase in price from $19.95 to $20.75. The stickers that are purchased before May 1st will not expire. Yearly stickers will be available the last week of April.

Farmers Market Returns May 3rd

The Swansea Farmer’s Market starts its ninth season on May 3rd. The market will be open every Thursday, rain or shine, from 11:00 am until 3:00 p.m., on the parking lot of Rural King, 2801 N. Illinois St., in Swansea.

In the month of May, you can expect to find strawberries, asparagus, varieties of lettuce difficult to find elsewhere, and other spring crops. As with last year, a local restaurant or charitable organization will be selling or donating food. The opening day menu includes hot dogs, brats, and other items. Opening day is also National Prayer Day. In honor of that, the market will be giving away free prayer plants to each family - as long as the supply of 150 lasts. 

Anyone who would like to be a vendor should email your interest to swanseafarmersmarket@yahoo.com or call Norm Geloat at 978-8753.

Government Center Closed on Monday May 28th...in observation of Memorial Day.

Republic Services collections will shift one day. Mondays will shift to Tuesday, Tuesday will shift to Wednesday, Wednesday will shift to Thursday, Thursday will shift to Friday and Friday will shift to Saturday. Yard waste will shift from Thursday to Friday.

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