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8/19/2022 Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been found in Breese. The Clinton County Health Department issued a press release on August 16, 2022, the press release can be found here.  For more information visit Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) at West Nile Virus | West Nile Virus | CDC.

The Illinois Department of Revenue announces the State Sales Tax Holiday effective August 5, 2022 through August 14, 2022.  The state sales tax holiday is a ten-day period during which consumers can purchase certain clothing and school-related items and pay sales tax at a reduced rate. For more information on...

The City of Breese Business District Improvement Grant Program is a grant initiative administrated by the City of Breese. The purpose of the program is to encourage and assist property and business owners to improve the interior and exterior of their business properties.  Properties must be within One (1) of the Three...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has conducted a statewide testing for the prevalence and occurrence of Per – and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance(s) (PFAS) in finished water of our community water supply.  Please click on the links below for notifications and sampling results. Water Customer Fact Sheet...

The City of Breese will hold a Public Hearing on July 18, 2022 to discuss the Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal 2023 (May 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023). The hearing will be held in Breese City Hall, 500 N. First Street, Breese, IL  62230, starting at 7 pm. Appropriation Hearing Notice

City of Breese offering Online Utility Bill Payments Register for Online Utility Bill Payment and Paperless Statements available.  Follow link to register: Utility Online Bill Payments  

City of Breese will be accepting bids for Lawn mowing at City Hall, Library, Breese Activity Center & City Cemetery. All bids are due January 28, 2021.  Inquiries may be made at City Hall 526-7731.

The City of Breese is offering two separate COVID Relief Grants to the businesses of Breese.  Applications open for both Grant Programs on December 16th and applications are due no later than January 7, 2021 at 4:30 pm.  All Grant Program information may be picked up at City Hall and can be downloaded from the Forms...

In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 101-0504. The law requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. IMRF will update these reports annually. Visit IMRF website at Employer Cost and Participation Information ( for this information.

Please click the link below for the Maps for the newly forms Business Districts in Breese:  Downtown & Main, Old Hwy 50 and New Hwy 50. City of Breese Business District Maps