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COVID-19 Updates for the City of La Salle

Phase 4 Restoring Illinois Guidelines effective 6/26

Complete details on Phase 4: https://dceocovid19resources.com/assets/Restore-Illinois/businessguidelines4/phase4overview.pdf

  • Additional outdoor dining and drinking seating on city-owned property remains in effect, but a registration form must be filled out by calling 815-488-4442 (or visiting the weblink below) if city property or right-of-way will be utilized.
  • La Salle Veteran's Pool is OPEN!
    • The pool will have two sessions per day with no more than 200 attendees per session to meet state health guidelines.
    • Adults and adults with children ages 3 and younger can swim from 10:30 a.m. to noon, for $2 admission
    • The pool is open to everyone from noon to 3:15 p.m. for session 1 and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for session 2. The break in between will allow staff to clear the pool and clean.
    • Attendance is $3 per day, however, 50 passes can be purchased for $100. Children 3 and under are allowed in for free. Those arriving prior to the start time of a session will wait until the session is open to enter the pool. Tickets must be purchased prior to a specific session and cannot be pre-purchased to ensure a spot later.
    • Pool parties can also be reserved for Saturday and Sunday evenings for $200.

2020 Temporary Outdoor Seating Expansion Permit Application and 2020 Temporary City Property Usage Application for use of city alleyways, parking space(s), or sidewalks.

Water Billing

Water bills should be paid online, by mail to 745 2nd St, La Salle, IL 61301 or by using the drop box located between City Hall and Eureka Savings Bank.

  • Pay your water bill online
  • Late fees resumed on July 2.
  • Those experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can call City Hall and set up a payment plan. For this assistance, contact Finance Director John Duncan at 779-201-5347 or email j.duncan@lasalle-il.gov.

City Hall is reopened to the public

For questions call (815) 223-3755 and when prompted, enter these extensions:

  • Water Billing Questions x5032
  • City Clerk/FOIA Requests (City Clerk Carrie Brown) x5028
  • Permits, Mayor’s Office, Light Displays, City Events x5026
  • Building Inspector/Fire Chief (Andy Bacidore) x5020
  • Police Chief (Rob Uranich) x5001
  • Public Works (Jeff Bumgarner) x5022
  • City Engineer (Brian Brown) x5019
  • Parks & Recreation (Lynda Kasik) x5023
  • Economic Dev, business incentives, grants & new business (Leah Inman) x5021

Lawn Waste and Garbage Service Updates

  • Yard waste collection returned to Mondays as of 6/1. Bulk pickup is also continuing.
  • Branches can be dropped off at the city's drop-off area near Oakwood Cemetery, follow the signs for the Cemetery and turn right at the top of the hill.
    • Branch pick-up requests should call 815-223-3755 to schedule.
  • All garbage should be placed in garbage bags, then into your normal cans.
  • Recyclable items can remain loose.
  • No changes to the normal garbage pickup schedule at this time.

Closures due to COVID-19

  • ALL City parks are completely open
  • Garage sales are permitted in La Salle
  • The La Salle Farmers Market began on Tuesday, 7/7 at Hegeler Park from 3-6pm and continue every Tuesday through the end of September

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 and Statewide Information

Unemployment Claims

Business Incentives (Grants and Financial Assistance)

Assistance for eligible Illinois residents

Effective immediately, eligible Illinois residents and families can apply to receive assistance with food, rent, utilities, temporary shelter, medicine, and other essential household services. To learn more about these expanded offerings and to fill out new remote applications made live today, visit www.helpillinoisfamilies.com

Residents who believe they may be eligible are encouraged to visit the website and follow easy steps to apply immediately. The State is reminding applicants of the following documentation required for applying, depending on the type of assistance being sought:

  • Proof of employment (paystubs) for the head of the household for the last 30 days.
  • Copy of current heat and electric bills issued within the last 30 days (if they pay for their energy directly).
  • Copy of their rental agreement (if they are renting) showing that utilities are not included, the monthly rental amount and landlord contact information.
  • Proof of Social Security numbers for all household members.

Assistance for Senior Citizens

Funding is available to assist with things such as grocery and medical delivery, assistance with setting up resources such as in-home care, meal delivery, emergency response systems, caregiver support, etc.   Help is provided over the phone during the pandemic.

Older adults or caregivers can call Alternatives for You at 309-277-0167 or visit their website at www.alternativesforyou.org.  See additional program details listed in the files on the right side of this webpage.