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IEPA-Sponsored One-Day Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

This IEPA-sponsored One-Day HHW Collection event is open to all Illinois residents.

Residents must register to attend this event!   The online registration is open at hhwevent.simplybook.me.

The IEPA One-Day HHW Collection event will be held at a designated Market Place Mall parking lot in Champaign. Participants registering will select a 15-minute appointed time to arrive, at a time between 8 am and 3pm.  An entry ticket and details will be provided to all those who register online to attend.

For more information about this event, head over to the event website hhwevent.simplybook.me.  Reminder, this site updates dynamically as slots are filled, if there are no slots available please check back the following day to get your spot reserved.  If you still are unable to get registered you can also contact Susan Monte using the contact information below.

Additional Information or Help to Register Online

Information about items accepted at the REC event or at the HHW event is available at the Champaign County RRR webpage .

If you have questions about the events or would like assistance in registering online to attend either of these events, please contact Champaign County Recycling Coordinator Susan Monte at smonte@co.champaign.il.us or (217) 819-4127.

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRONIC COLLECTION – October 12, 2019

Fall electronics recycling will be coming up soon, and residents of Tolono are eligible to participate again, but you must register online in advance!

Register online to bring TVs and Electronics Items to the October 12th Residential Electronics Collection

  • This is the second of two Residential Electronics Collection (REC) events taking place at Parkland College this year, the first was May 18, 2019 and this one is October 12, 2019.
  • Tolono residents, residents of other participating municipalities, and residents of unincorporated Champaign County are eligible to participate.
  • Residents must register in advance online at https://ecycle.simplybook.me. At this website, residents will select an available 15-minute time-slot during which they plan to arrive at the REC.
    • If you visit the page and no slots are available please try back the following morning, the City uses a automated booking system that opens new windows when the available slots posted are filled.
  • Online registration for the upcoming October 12th REC is currently open!

Click here for Residential Electronics Collection Event Details and Registration (includes list of approved and non-approved items)

Click here for the Resident E-Guide

 

 

Boil Order Lifted – South East Tolono

**Update 9-14-19: Test results came back clean and the boil order has been lifted.

Update 9-12-19: Test results came back today as failed. Residents impacted still remain under a boil order. The next round of test results are expected in two days. When those next round of results come in another update will be posted here and then we’ll send another update out through the Tolono Alert system.


Tolono Alert: Some residents on the South East side of Tolono are currently under a boil order. Residents inside the boil order area should have received a door tag and residents who are also signed up for the Tolono Alert system should have received a text, email, and phone call alert depending on what you signed up to receive. Currently the boil order is expected to be lifted tomorrow 9-11-19 as long as test results come back clean.

Sign up for Tolono Alert

Tolono Alert, powered by Smart911 and RAVE, is the official emergency notification system used by the Village of Tolono to communicate with community residents during emergencies. Sign up now to receive free alerts from the Village of Tolono via text message, email, and/or voice message.

  • Add your address to receive geo-targeted alerts.
  • Indicate what types of alerts you want to receive including weather, traffic, emergency, and more opt-in options.
  • Indicate how you want to be notified by text, email, and/or voice message.

Sign up to receive emergency notifications here.  

https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=tolonoil

 

Already have a Smart911 account and need to update your notification preferences? Click here to log in to your existing account.

 

If you are a business owner or know of an organization/group that would be interested in sending alerts out to it’s own group of people, please have the person who is responsible for sending communications out email Brian.Booher@tolonoil.us to express interest in utilizing this system as well.

 

Fun Day Golf Cart Usage Reminder

With Fun Day weekend quickly approaching the Village of Tolono would like to remind you of Village regulations that apply when operating golf carts and utility vehicles for the safety of you as the operator, as well as the general public. If you operate a golf cart or utility vehicle in the Village of Tolono, please read the ordinance in its entirety by clicking the link. Below are some of the highlights to remember.  The following also applies to any rental units that you may obtain during the Fun Day Festival weekend. 

  • Crossing Route 45 is allowed ONLY at Holden Street.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license to operate a golf cart or utility vehicle on the roadways.
  • Your golf cart or ATV must be registered at Village Hall (Permits are valid January 1-December 31 of the current year. If your sticker does not say 2019, your permit is expired.)
    • Fun Day weekend permits may also be purchased at Village Hall.
    • Golf Car parade entrants without a permit will be valid Friday night for the parade with paid entry.
  • You must carry insurance on the golf cart or utility vehicle.
  • You must obey all traffic laws of the State of Illinois while operating the golf cart or utility vehicle.
  • For the safety of Fun Day patrons there shall be no vehicles operated in the park unless authorized by the Tolono Park District.

Operators of a golf cart or utility vehicle without a current permit can be fined $250. Any other violations of the ordinance is subject to a $100 fine for each violation.

A copy of the most recent ordinance regarding golf carts can be found here: http://tolonoil.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Golf-Cart-Ordinance-2016-05-with-Exhibit-A.pdf