Another Round of Downstate Small Business Stabilization (DSBS) Grants Available

PRESS RELEASE – Another Round of Downstate Small Business Stabilization (DSBS) Grants Available

September 25, 2020

Mayor Dan Aussem announced today that the City of Ottawa is accepting applications for another round of Downstate Small Business Stabilization (DSBS) grants.

Mr. Aussem stated, “As the Covid-19 pandemic continues on, financial stress on businesses continues to build. We want to use this program to assist every Ottawa business we can and help them get through these challenging times.”

This program uses federal HUD CDBG funds and is administrated by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The DSBS Grant makes funds available for 60 days of verifiable working capital up to a grant ceiling of $25,000 and is available for qualifying businesses that employ 50 people or less.

Interested businesses should contact Dave Noble, Ottawa Director of Economic Development at 815-433-0161×220 or dnoble@cityofottawa.org .

Ottawa Water Department 2020 Flushing Schedule-Updated 9/25/2020

Ottawa Water Department
Flushing Schedule
Fall 2020
UPDATED 9/25/2020

Monday, September 21
• Hydrants east of Columbus Street from Joliet Street north to Goose Creek, including Alinda Avenue.
Tuesday, September 22
• North of Interstate 80, all hydrants west of Route 23
Wednesday, September 23
• North of Interstate 80, all hydrants east of Route 23
Thursday, September 24
• Hydrants on West Joliet Street from Walnut Street east to Columbus Street and North, including Wilcox Subdivision
Friday, September 25
• Hydrants on West Joliet Street from Poplar Street east to Boyce Lane and North to Evans Street.
• Autumnwood Subdivision.

Monday, October 05
• Hydrants on West Marquette Street from Boyce Memorial Drive east to Columbus St.
• Price Subdivision.
• Pickwick, Polk and Piper Streets.
• 1400 Block of West Lafayette Street.
Tuesday, October 06
• Hydrants north of the Fox River from Paul to Champlain Street, including hydrants north to CSX Railroad Tracks.
Wednesday, October 07
• Hydrants from the Illinois River north to the Illinois-Michigan Canal from Chestnut Street east to Clinton Street.
Thursday, October 08
• Hydrants on Madison Street from Boyce Memorial Drive east to Sycamore Street and north to the I-M Canal.
Friday, October 09
• Hydrants on West Main Street from Fillmore Street west to Boyce Memorial Drive and south to Ottawa Avenue.

Monday, October 12
• Hydrants south of Illinois Avenue and west of Leland to the Illinois River.
• Hydrants on Phelps Street from Boyce Memorial Drive to Elm Street, Cactus Street, Vine Street and Fern Street, including Pilkington.
Tuesday, October 13
• Hydrants on the east side located between the Fox and Illinois Rivers, including Canal Road.
Wednesday, October 14
• Downtown/Columbus & LaSalle Streets
• Heritage Harbor
Thursday, October 15
• Hydrants from Hitt Street south to College Avenue from State Street west to City limits.
Friday, October 16
• South of Illinois River from State Street east to City limits and south to Watson Street.

Monday October 19
• All of Tomahawk Terrace/Indian Village Subdivision.
• McKinley Road from Catherine Street east to Dakota Drive and south to Southtown Mall, and the 1400 block of Catherine Street
Tuesday October 20
• White Lane and Parks Lane west to University Avenue from Gentleman Road south to View Street.
Wednesday October 21
• The 900-1200 blocks of Marcy Street.
• 700, 800 & 900 blocks of 4-H Road, north to College Avenue, Briarcrest Subdivision east to Adams Street.
Thursday October 22
• West McKinley Road from Catherine Street west to Dairy Lane and south to Jeremiah Ln.
Friday October 23
• West McKinley Road and Pembrook Subdivision.

Storm Repairs – Some Permits Required – Contractors must be Registered with the City

Storm Repairs – Some Permits Required – Contractors must be Registered with the City

With the recent storm event and the resulting damage left behind, this is just a reminder that the City requires that all contractors working within the City need to be registered with the City. The City does not require permits for roofing or
siding repairs. Permits are required for any electrical or structural repairs that may be required.

For more information please visit the https://cityofottawa.org/

Permits: https://cityofottawa.org/permits-and-forms/

Registration: https://cityofottawa.org/contractors/