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Environmental Protection Agency Survey

The EPA is requiring the City of Breese to survey residents regarding water lines.  The surveys can be downloaded and returned to the Utilities office at 800 N. 1st Street or City Hall at 500 N. 1st Street as soon as possible.

Cross-Connection Control Survey

Service Line Material Identification Survey


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City Wide Cleanup Day @ Breese Street Department
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Dumpsters for residents will be available to get rid of larger items (i.e., appliances, furniture, mattresses, lawn mowers, etc.).  We will NOT accept construction debris, tires, electronics, yard waste, hazardous materials, paint/sealers (unless dried).

Park Board Meeting
Apr 24 @ 6:00 PM
Breese Chamber Business After Hours @ Olde City Cafe & Bar
Apr 25 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Open to the public!  Live music by Sophia Mondt, patio games, 50/50 raffle, complimentary drinks and food, attendance prize, limited psychic appointments available.

Limb/Brush Pickup
May 6 all-day
  1. Residents will remove side branches over 1” in diameter and pile in uniformed stack or bundles with butt-end toward curb.
  2. The diameter of the brush may not exceed 4”.
  3. The City brush pickup crew will only spend 10 minutes at each residence (this service was not put in place for a whole tree removal).
  4. Brush is to be put out in front along the curb or street, easily accessible.
  5. Brush will be processed by a chipper to produce mulch, which will be made available to Breese residents without cost through contacting the Utilities office at 618-526-7151.
  6. Residents wanting this service must call Breese City Hall “before the last Friday of the month” at 618-526-7731. This advance notice is required so a route can be developed. There will be no exceptions.
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
May 7 @ 7:30 PM
Finance Council Meeting @ City Hall
May 20 @ 7:00 PM
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
May 21 @ 7:30 PM

News & Events

Olde City Cafe & Bar will be hosting the Breese Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, Thursday,...

Dumpsters for residents will be available on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 9AM – 3PM at the Street...

Recently the City of Breese mailed to each resident two surveys, Cross Connection Control Survey...