Sought-After Landscape Waste Site Open Limited Dates & Times

Orion residents can once again utilize the Landscape Waste Site on the following dates:  Saturdays - April 6, 13, & 27 and May 4 & 18 from 8-10 a.m.  Also, Mondays - April 15 and May 6 & 20 from 1-3 p.m.

The site will be manned by employees and/or village board members and is available to Orion residents only.  Those utilizing the site should bring proof of residency.  Grass clippings and mulch will not be accepted.  If waste is brought to the site in bags, bags must be emptied and taken off site.


Cross-Connection Control Survey - It's That Time Again

Every other year, the Village is required by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to obtain completed Cross-Connection Control Surveys from each property owner in Orion.  A Cross-Connection Control Survey can be found by clicking on the Downloads tab at the top of this page, select General then Water - Cross Connection Control Survey, print a copy, complete, and return to Village Hall.  You might have done this before, but it needs to be completed again.

If you do not complete a survey, village employees will come to your door and complete it with you.  Your cooperation is appreciated and essential to maintaining compliance.

Questions?  Call us at 309-526-8139.  We can help!   


Prevailing Wage

Prevailing wage rates for Henry County, with wages ascertained by the Illinois Department of Labor, can be obtained at  The ordinance adopting prevailing wages is featured under the Downloads tab, then General, and Prevailing Wage.

Henry County Health Department

For complete information on health programs of benefit to county residents, contact or 309-852-7256.  An example of its beneficial programs is the WIC program, assisting qualifying women and children with supplemental foods while learing benefits of proper health and nutrition. 


Applicance/E-Waste Disposal
Those wishing to dispose of appliances may contact Joel Conrad at 1.309.945.1944 or Mike DePaepe at 1.309.235.2188 for private disposal.

Another Option for E-Waste
Eagle Enterprises Recycling, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of an electronics collection site at its facility in Galva.  Beginning January 2012, the number of electronic items banned from landfills will be expanded, making it ever more difficult to dispose of those televisions, computer monitors, printers, and the like.

Electronic recyclables cannot be combined with residential recyclables, so DO NOT put electronics in your curbside bin.  Electronics can only be disposed of by transporting them to 510 S. E. Industrial Avenue, Galva, during Eagle's business hours of 6:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. on Saturdays.  There is no charge for bringing items to the collection site.

For more information contact Eagle Enterprises Recycling at 1.888.932.2936 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Don't Miss Your Chance to Recycle Curbside
Curbside recycling is available to all single family homes in Orion.  To obtain a roll-out container, call Eagle Recycling at 1.888.932.2936.  The company will deliver the container directly to your house.  Pick up is every other Thursday.  You can find the pickup dates by clicking on our calendar tab at the top of this page or get a copy at Village Hall.

The fee to participate is $3.88 per month and is automatically added to your monthly utility bill.  Seniors who qualify for the senior property tax freeze through the Henry County Assessor's office will not be charged the fee.  The village will obtain an updated list from Henry County once per year.

Automatic Payment of Your Water & Sewer Bill
Are you interested in the hassle-free method of bill payment?  If so, consider signing up for automatic payment of your water and sewer bill.  To get the application form click on Downloads, General, ACH.  Complete the form, attach a voided check of the account from which you want funds deducted, and drop off at Village Hall for processing.  It's as easy as that!

Freedom of Information Act Officer
FOIA officers for the Village of Orion are Lori A. Sampson and Deanna Lundburg.  FOIA requests can be submitted in writing by mail to the Village Hall at P.O. Box 69, Orion, IL  61273, hand delivered to the physical address of 1202 4th Street, Orion, IL, or sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by facsimilie to 1.309.526.8444.