February 2, 2023
Your Weekly City News...City Views!!
This week's photo provided by Public Works Director Brent Anderson.
CPR Training
Are you CPR certified? Is your CPR certification about to expire? The Belvidere Fire Department can help! Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation also known as CPR is a lifesaving tool that can help save a person’s life if their breathing or heart stops. The Belvidere Fire Department offers classes for CPR Certification/ Recertification for $40.00. They also offer a more extensive class for healthcare professionals for $60.00. Please contact Firefighter Gunsteen at 815-544-2735 or by email at [email protected] for more information and to get signed up!
Electronic Recycling For Boone County Residents

Boone County Highway Dept.
9579 IL 76, Belvidere IL 61008

Tuesday 10am- 2pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm
Second Saturday of the following months from 10am - 2pm
(February, April, June, August, October & December)

What is accepted:
Computers, Tablets, Desktops, Computer Monitors, Televisions (fees may apply), Desktop printers, Fax and scanners, DVD players, VCRs, Video game consoles, Converter boxes, Mice, Keyboards and Portable digital music players.

Boone County Ordinance 19-12, Section 34-84
  • 1st TV/ Monitor from Boone County residents per calendar year received when open = No Fee
  • Additional TVs/Monitors from residents = $20.00 (20" or smaller) or $30.00 (Larger than 20")
  • Units dropped off without proof of Boone County residency will be charged $40.00 per item
  • Units dropped off when facility doors are closed will be charged a minimum $200.00

If you have any questions regarding Electronic Recycling please call 815-544-2066

For items not listed above please contact Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful 815-637-1343

Belvidere Historic Preservation Fundraiser

Belvidere Historic Preservation is partnering up with Maggio's Pizzeria on Tuesday, February 7th from 4pm-9pm. Maggio's will be donating 10% of total orders back to Historic Preservation which will benefit the Landmarked Property Maintenance Program.
Snow Emergency
A Citywide Snow Emergency will be declared following an accumulation of 2 inches of snow. 

To find out if the City is under a Snow Emergency tune into your local TV station, Radio station or look on the City of Belvidere website.

Although there isn’t an Ordinance, the City encourages all residents to be considerate of pedestrians and school children by clearing sidewalks of snow and ice. 

Are you curious how Ida Public Library operates? Would you like the opportunity to help the library grow? You're in luck because Ida Public Library has an open spot for a Library Board Trustee! This is a volunteer position with meetings on the 4th Tuesday of each month. You will work with the rest of the Library Board and the Library Director to determine budgets, tax levy requests, growth opportunities, policies, and other general public library tasks. You must be a resident or taxpayer of the City of Belvidere to apply. If interested, please fill out the application and submit to Library Director Mindy Long ([email protected]).
Employment Opportunity - Public Works
The City of Belvidere, Illinois is seeking a highly motivated, qualified individual to serve as its Assistant Director of Public Works. The Assistant Director of Public Works reports to the Director of Public Works and provides management and oversight of the Public Works Department consisting of 31 employees and an annual operating budget of $7.5 million. Click here for more information.

For Eligible Residents of the City of Belvidere

LIWAP (Low Income Water Assistance Program) can help income eligible households who have received a Disconnection Notice to pay their Water/Sewer Bill.

Please call the United Way of Boone Co. 815-544-3144 for further information.
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City Council
Feb. 6, 7p.m.
Belvidere City Hall

Committee of the Whole Meeting
Feb. 13, 6p.m.
Belvidere City Hall

City Council
Feb. 20, 7p.m.
Belvidere City Hall

Committee of the Whole Meeting
Feb. 27, 6p.m.
Belvidere City Hall

City Hall
401 Whitney Blvd.
Belvidere, IL 61008