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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When are Village of Harristown water bills due?
 
A: Water bills are due on the 1st of each month. If your payment is not received in the office by 3 p.m. on the 15th of the month, your account will be charged a 10% late fee. If your bill is not paid by 3 p.m. on the 25th of the month, you will be placed on the “Shut Off” List and charged a $35.00 penalty fee. The $35.00 Reconnect fee MUST be paid before service is restored. Shut Off’s will occur on the 26th of the month. Any account with a balance of $5.00 or more will be placed on the “Shut Off” List.

(Excerpted from June 2017 Newsletter)

    

Q: What is the difference between the Village of Harristown and Harristown Township?

A: The Village of Harristown is an incorporated municipality, a separate and distinct government unit from the Harristown Township . Click on the US Census Bureau map here and you will see the pink outline of the Village of Harristown borders and the larger, 555555 outline of the Harristown Township borders.

Townships in Illinois (there are 1,428 of them according to the historical explanation here) are typically subdivisions of counties charged with three basic functions: 1) general assistance for the indigent; 2) the assessment of real property for the basis of local taxation; and 3) maintenance of all roads and bridges outside federal, state, and other local jurisdiction. Harristown Township is one of the 16 townships in Macon County.

The Harristown Township Hall is located at 190 North Meridian Road in Harristown. The meeting room in the hall building is managed by Harristown Township (not by the Village of Harristown). You may call (217) 963-2579 to inquire about availability of the meeting room in the hall building for parties or other events.

 

 

 

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