Leaf burning will end December 15th. Burning is only allowed on Wednesdays & Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Santa will arrive at the Santa House next to the Thompson Center on Saturday, December 3rd and remain until December 23rd. Hours on Saturday and Sundays will be 1PM - 5Pm, Monday - Fridays will be 5PM - 8PM. The winter wonderland at the Thompson Center will be open the same time as Santa's House.
The Government Center Will be Closed on Monday December 26th for the Christmas Holiday. Trash and recycling will not be delayed.
Christmas Tree Collection....Christmas trees can be dropped off at Melvin Price Park and Schranz Park starting December 25th until January 17th. No tree bags, trees must be clean of decorations and lights. Swansea Residents Only
The Government Center Will be Closed on Monday January 2nd for the New Year's Holiday. Trash and recycling will not be delayed.
Non-Highway Vehicle...The Village has adopted a program for permitting non-highway vehicles on local streets. Vehicles are permitted to be driven on streets with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less. Persons wanting to operate a non-highway vehicle within Swansea must obtain a permit and have their vehicle inspected. Permit application forms are available at the Government Center (1444 Boul Avenue). The annual fee is $50.00 for a Village resident and $75.00 for a non-resident, and the inspection fee is $50.00
Swansea Food Pantry is open...Mondays and Thursdays, from 9 to 11am, Mask are required. Address is Swansea Church at 292 Frank Scott Parkway East in Swansea. For more information please contact Kim Jones at (618) 960-7155 and leave a message.
Swansea Senior Van Service
The van runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon of each week. Riders must be 60 or older, or disabled and 55. If you would be interested please contact the Village of Swansea at (618) 234-0044 from 8:00am to 4:30pm for complete policy for riders.
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