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Monthly Status Report

January 2014  -  February 2014   -  March 2014  -  April 2014

May 2014  -  June 2014   -  September 2014  -  October 2014   -  November 2014   -  December 2014

View prior years status report.

Status Report Submission Form.


Petition Packets for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election

Petition packets for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election can be picked up at the Elwood Village Hall, 401 E. Mississippi Avenue starting September 23, 2014 at 9:00 am.  The petition packets can be filed for a four year term for Village Clerk and 3 four year term trustee positions. 

The filing of the petitions begins December 15, 2014 at 9:00 am and ends December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm.


Elwood Police Department Tour

Girl Scout Troop 70693




Elwood Community Blood Drive

November 20, 2014 - 2:30pm to 6:30pm

Learn more.


Kiddie Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due To Alarm Failure

Learn more.


Mortgage Relief Project Event In Joliet On October 25, 2014.

The event is sponsored by Governor Pat Quinn’s Office; Illinois Housing Development Authority; Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR); Illinois Department of Employment Security; and Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office and hosted by State Senator Pat McGuire, State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, State Representative Emily McAsey, State Representative Lawrence Walsh Jr, State Representative Tom Cross, and State Representative Natalie Manley.

MRP Joliet Flyer 2014 English

MRP Joliet Flyer 2014 Espanol


Inland Port Transportation District

Still In The Conversation

Minutes from the February 7, 2014   Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) Regional Freight Leadership Task Force demonstrate that the Elwood Inland Port proposal is still being pushed at the state level. These are the same people with the same agenda for Elwood. They have taken their cause to a new venue, but the proposal hasn’t changed.

February 7, 2014 minutes

Elwood Seeks To Dismiss CenterPoint's

Federal Lawsuit - Press Release 07-17-2014

Village working to find long-term solution to dangerous rail crossing and reduce truck traffic.

Press Release


Senior "Benefit Access Program"

Learn more

Assistance Programs, Tax Prep, Etc.

Please click on the link below.


Jackson Township Assessor Information

-Vicki Garvey
100 E Mississippi St.   P.O. Box 411
Elwood, IL 60421
Phone: (815) 423-5780   Fax:(815) 423-6266
Office Hours: M- By Appointment
T-F 9:00am-1:00pm


Village Of Elwood On Facebook

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Public Act 97-0609

Public Act.



Waste Management

Effective January 1, 2012 Waste Management can no longer accept listed electronic products for collection with municipal refuse.

Refuse and Recycling Guide for the Village of Elwood.      

Additional Recycling Information.

Contact Information and Holiday Schedule.

          Village President

        William E.Offerman

The Village of Elwood

401 E. Mississippi Avenue
P.O. Box 435
Elwood, IL 60421

Phone (815) 423-5011
Fax (815) 423-6861

Village Office Hours
Monday thru Friday

8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Public Services


Police Department

Emergency: 911

Emergency (dispatch):






7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Elwood Fire Department

General   815-423-5224

Emergency 911







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