Village of Forrest Residents:
Golf Carts are welcomed back to the streets on May 1st.
The Village would like to say “THANK YOU” for your cooperation you have showed during this time. We ask that you still follow the COVID-19 guidelines and continue Social Distancing:
It is important so the village employees can schedule a time to install the new meter.
Forrest Town Wide Spring 2020 Garage Sales
- Friday April 17th, 8:00am-5:00pm
- Saturday April 18th, 8:00am-12:00pm
If you would like to be placed on the map please contact Phyllis Bellot at 815-657-8774 or Peg Vaughan at 815-657-8650 . $7 per listing. Deadline to be put on the map is April 9, 2020. Money goes to the Forrest American Legion Auxiliary.
Web Bill Pay & Debit/Credit Card Payments
We accept web bill pay as well as debit/credit card payments. Come into the office to pay your bill or go online. There is a minimum fee to use this service.
www.GovPayNow.com , Use Pay Location Code # a000za
The Village of Forrest has 2 cubic yard dumpsters for rental to Forrest Residents living inside city limits. Rental fee is $20.00 per dump minimum; contact Lori in the office to fill out the rental agreement.
Register your golf carts during Village office hours Monday–Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. You will need to bring golf cart and proof of insurance with you.
Village Board Meetings Notice
The Village Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 323 S Williams St (Old Catholic Church). Meeting dates are posted at the Village office, the Community Board at the Library and the Post Office. Upcoming dates:
- Annual 2020 Meeting TBA
Village of Forrest 2019 Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report)
Click Here for our 2019 Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report).
The Village of Forrest, Illinois is located at the junction of US Route 24 and Illinois Route 47. Forrest was named in honor of a Mr. Forrest of New York City, the business partner of Mr. Frost, President of the T.P.W. Railroad at the time of incorporation in 1890.
Village of Forrest is to be committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing our unique rural community, character, values, and quality of life. It’s sound fiscal management, attention to improving our resident’s property values and providing the community with excellent services, safety, and recreational needs shall be our guiding principles.