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Scheduled Street Maintenance

9/17/2018

Please be aware that the scheduled street maintenance has started later than expected, so the street broom will be operating this evening. Please note that this will cause large amounts of dust....

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Boil Order Lifted

9/14/2018

The boil order for the Athens Water District has been lifted. 

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 217-636-8429.

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Street Maintenance

9/13/2018

The City of Athens street crew will be using a power broom on Monday, September 17 to prep the streets for oil and chipping that will begin on Tuesday, September 18. Please note that during the...

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Water Main Break-UPDATE

9/13/2018

Crews have worked through the night replacing the section of pipe that had ruptured. They are currently tightening down the connector sleeves on each end of the replacement pipe. Once that is...

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Boil Order

9/12/2018

The Athens Water District is currently under a

BOIL ORDER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

This includes ALL residents and business that are served by the Athens Water Department.

Precautionary boil...

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Water Main Break

9/12/2018

ATTENTION!

There is currently a break in a large water main on West Jackson Street. The road will be closed at Wilson Street as well as at Redwood Street to allow crews access to the area.

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UPDATE 2: Water Outage

8/24/2018

The boil order has been lifted for Athens Water customers that reside on Sunset Maple Avenue.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 217-636-8429.

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UPDATE: Water Outage

8/22/2018

The water main break has been repaired and water has been restored to all customers. 

*There is a boil order that is in effect for Athens Water customers that reside on Sunset Maple Avenue*

The...

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Water Outage

8/22/2018

Due to a break in a main water line, some Athens Water customers will be without water until the line is repaired. 

Currently, the water outage will affect all customers in Still Meadows...

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*NEW* Internet Purchase Exchange Location in Athens!

8/15/2018

The Athens Municipal Library parking lot is now an internet purchase exchange location.

The library, partnering with the Athens Police Department, designated the parking lot in front of the...

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City Hall/Water Department Hours

8/8/2018

City Hall, including the Water Department, will be CLOSING at NOON on Friday, August 10, 2018

We are very sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause, but due to unforeseen circumstances, our...

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Notice of Public Sale

7/11/2018

Please click the link below to see the current property that the City of Athens is accepting bids for:

https://www.municipalimpact.com/documents/75/412_south_Mill_bid_announcement_on_letterhead.pdf

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Employment Opportunity

6/22/2018

The City of Athens is seeking to fill a part-time mowing position. 
 
The City of Athens is seeking a responsible adult who could be available up to three days a week to mow city property.  This...

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Road Closure

6/22/2018

A large tree has fallen at the corner of Jackson Street and Redwood Street. Jackson Street will be closed until further notice. Crews are on scene clearing the tree, so be very cautious and please...

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Road Closure *UPDATE*

6/22/2018

The corner of Jackson and Redwood Streets has been cleared of debris and the roads are now passable. 

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