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2023 IMUA Scholarship Program Applications Available The City of Breese, in partnership with the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), is again offering a scholarship competition program for eligible high school seniors.  Each eligible applicant is asked to submit an application and an essay of 500 words or...

The City of Breese is accepting applications for the position of Power Plant/Water Plant Operator. This opening is for the 11 PM- 7 AM shift. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Responsibilities include daily operations of the City’s water treatment plant. Duties include water testing, operating and...

For those that have signed up for the senior discount on your trash service from Waste Management, Waste Management has informed us that your discount for January-March will be a credit on your next bill. Your next bill will also reflect the new rate of $12.88 for trash service only.

Seniors 62 and older are eligible for a discounted rate on trash service with Waste Management.  In order to receive the discount, please call Waste Management at 800-964-8988 after January 1, 2023 and request the senior discount for the City of Breese residents.

Seniors 62 and older are eligible for a discounted rate on trash service with Waste Management.  Waste Management representatives will be at Breese City Hall on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 3PM – 5PM and Tuesday, December 20, 2022 from 2PM – 5PM to register seniors for the discount.  Please bring a form of...

The City of Breese is providing dumpsters on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9AM – 3PM for residents to get rid of larger items (i.e. appliances, furniture, mattresses, etc.) The dumpsters will be located at the Street Department, 980 S. Broadway. The City will not accept the following: construction debris, tires,...

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...