The City of Peru’s Community Calendar four primary objects.
- Posting of City of Peru meetings. (for example Council Meetings)
- Posting of dates for City services or programs. (for example yard waste pickup dates)
- Posting of City of Peru events and neighboring community events. (for example the Santa Fly-In at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport or Utica’s Burgoo)
- Posting for the promotion of events for groups, clubs, organizations, non-profits. (for example the IVCH Fall Fitness 5K)
(All event requests will be reviewed and not published until approved by a moderator)
Leaf Vacuuming - Wednesday, November 17, 2021 @ 07:00am
LEAF COLLECTION BEGINS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST (NO SET END DATE)
The City of Peru provides leaf vacuum collection for residents during the fall. Collection schedules and routes may be found here, on the city website and city calendar.
Residents are asked to please observe the following guidelines:
LEAF COLLECTION ROUTES
Tuesday: 4th Street north from east side of Peoria Street to Route 251.
Wednesday: East side of Calhoun Street to west side of Peoria Street.
Thursday: West side of Pulaski Street to Route 251 and 4th Street south from the east side of Peoria Street to Route 251
Friday: East side of Pulaski Street to east end city limits and 4th Street south from west side of Calhoun Street to the west end city limits.
YARD WASTE PICKUP OPTION
As an alternative to leaf vacuum collection, residents may also put leaves in 30-gallon biodegradable yard waste bags. No stickers needed - the city has waived the requirement for 2021. Republic Services will pick up yard waste on November 5th, 12th, 19th and 27th. Bags should be placed at the curb prior to 6:00 a.m.