"Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest." Mark Twain




Monthly Status Report

January - March - April - June - August

September - October - November - December

View prior years status report.

Status Report Submission Form.


Contact Village of Elwood Elected Officials



Tiger Tikes Story Time

401 E Mississippi Avenue

Free stories and activities and fun...Oh my!

1st & 3rd Friday of the month  9-9:30am:

September 4th & 18th

October 2nd & 16th

November 6th & 20th

December 4th & 18th

Children ages 4 and under with parent are welcome!

Please no drop-offs


Elwood Days Car Show &

Cruise On Route 66 - September 11, 2015

Tyler Park, Corner of Mississippi and Chicago Streets

Free Registrations for Car Show

$10 Fee for Test & Tune Admission

Cruise to Route 66 Raceway

Take a parade lap down the Return Road

Stay and enjoy Test & Tune Night!

4:00pm - Gates open

6:00pm - Voting

6:30pm - Awards

6:45pm - Cruise

Cruise participants must register for car show!


Hunter Safety Course

Elwood Village Hall-Community Room , 401 E Mississippi Avenue

September 19th and 20th     9:00am - 4:00pm

For more information please visit Illinois Department of Conservation web site

Hunter Safety


Truck Route Study

Kimley-Horn prepared capacity analyses at key intersections in the Elwood and Joliet area and conducted queue observations at the IL 53/Laraway Road intersection. This section of the report details
the results of count data collection and summarizes the results of the capacity analyses and queue observations.

Kimley-Horn Truck Route Study Part 1

Kimley-Horn Truck Route Study Part 2


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"

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
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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