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Monthly Status Report

January - March - April - May

June - July - August - September

October - November - December

View prior years status report.

Status Report Submission Form.


Contact Village of Elwood Elected Officials



It Is In The Interest Of Public Safety That The Strawn Road Crossing Be Temporarily Closed.

Interim Order


National Weather Service Central Illinois

Email: ILXspotter@noaa.gov
Phone: 217-732-2871


Elwood Village Hall Warming Shelter

401 E. Mississippi Avenue; Elwood, IL 60421

A Warming Center is a heated facility where residents can go to find safe refuge from extreme weather.

Bitter cold temperatures are more than an inconvenience; they pose a serious threat to health and safety. The Village of Elwood has a warming shelter available to help residents during the extreme cold temperature.

Please do not hesitate to request a well-being check for someone who may be suffering from extreme weather.

For assistance during normal business hours

Monday – Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

please contact Village of Elwood 815-423-5011

For assistance after hours please contact

Police Department Non-Emergency  815-423-5411 or

Fire Department Non-Emergency  815-423-5224


Protect Yourself and Family:

  • Wear several layers of loose, warm clothing
  • Keep your head, hands and feet covered when outdoors
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Recognize the symptoms of hypothermia: stiff muscles, shivering, puffy or
    swollen face, cold skin, slow breathing and mental confusion
  • Never use an extension cord with a space heater. Ovens should not be used to heat home


Elwood Police Department Tour

Girl Scout Troop 70693




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

Learn more.


Senior "Benefit Access Program"

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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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