Public Works & Utilities

Public Works & Utilities

James Mensendike – Public Works Director
Phone:  815-858-3911
The Village of Elizabeth Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance of the following:

  • Public streets, alleys, and parking lots
  • Public sidewalks, buildings, and grounds
  • Street and traffic signs
  • Parks, public trees
  • Maintenance and repair or public vehicles and equipment
  • Installation and repairs of Village owned properties
  • Snow removal and street sweeping
  • Purchase of equipment and materials

Village Employees
James Mensendike – Hired 2012
Ron Temperly – Hired 2005
Duane Brotherton

Village of Elizabeth Utilities
The Village of Elizabeth owns and operates a community-wide water storage and distribution system as well as a waste water treatment system.

Utility Billing Contact Information
Elizabeth Village Hall
200 E. Myrtle St.
PO B0x 236
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815.858 3911
Fax:  815 858 9212

Water, Sewer, and Garbage Rates

Water 1st 2500 gallons $16.39
Each additional 1000 gallons $6.88
Sewer 1st 500 gallons $28.00
Each additional 1000 gallons $8.00
Garbage $12.34
Meter charge per month $2.00
Infrastructure Maintenance Fee $2.00
Catlin St. Infrastructure $6.00

Application for Water Service
IEPA Loan Application for Locust Street Sewer Project (PDF)
Recycling Guidelines (Recycling is collected every other Friday)

Internet and Cable

Sand Prairie Wireless Internet

Exede Satellite Internet

HughesNet Satellite Internet

Frontier Internet, TV & Phone

AT&T Internet

DIRECTV Cable & Internet

Community Solar Option from Jo-Carroll Energy

Jo-Carroll Energy is making subscription(s) available on a first come, first serve basis to our residential, single-phase member accounts that currently do NOT have solar and reside in Districts 1-9, which includes Jo-Daviess and Carroll Counties. Additional information can be found at

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Contact Us

Village of Elizabeth
310 North West Street
P.O. Box 236
Room 140
Elizabeth, IL 61028

Village Office
Phone: 815-858-3911
Hours: M-Th 8:30am-Noon & 1-3:30pm

Village President
Michael Dittmar
Home: 815-858-9823
Cell: 815-218-0597