Long Creek Township

2610 Salem School Road, , Decatur, Illinois 62521
217.864.4182 | 217.864.5656 | 217.864.2977

Long Creek Township, 2610 Salem School Road, Decatur, Il 62521 217.864.4182

Macon County, Decatur, Illinois



Governor Pritzker released Executive order 2020-22 this afternoon addressing the ANNUAL TOWN MEETING scheduled for April 14, 2020 or April 21, 2020.  The order specifically states the following:

Section1:  The provisions of the Township Code, 60 ILCS 1/30-5(a) and 30-5(b), requiring that each township’s annual meeting for calendar year 2020 be held on either April 14, 2020 or April 21, 2020 are SUSPENDED through the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation.

Therefore, the ANNUAL MEETING IS CANCELLED.  We will update everyone on the meeting date in the future.

Due to the COVID-19 Virus Long Creek Township Offices will be closed until further notice.  You can still call the office for assistance at 864-5656.  We will be here to answer questions or address issues. There is a drop box located on the South side of our building for your convenience in making payments. You can make your payments via phone, with a debit or credit card or checking/savings account.  You can also pay online on this web page.  Click the tab that says Water Payment and click on the link to make your payment on line.  You can mail your payment to our office or pay at Prairie State Bank branch on Route 36 East, Busey Bank, and Scott State Bank in Mt. Zion.  Thank you for your cooperation and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  We are committed to keeping our customers and employees as safe as possible.  

AT THIS TIME ALL ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED.  NO ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD AT THE LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY CENTER OR LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP OFFICES.


 SUMMER WATER RESTRICTIONS -  IRRIGATION RESTRICTION
 
 IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AMPLE WATER SUPPLY, LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP WATER DEPARTMENT IS IMPLEMENTING IRRIGATION WATER USE RESTRICTIONS FROM MAY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30.   EVEN NUMBERED ADDRESSES MAY IRRIGATE ONLY ON MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY.  ODD NUMBERED ADDRESS MAY IRRIGATE ONLY ON TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY OF EACH WEEK. THESE RESTRICTION APPLY TO THE USE OF AUTOMATIC DEVICES, USED TO SPRAY OR IRRIGATE LAWNS, GARDENS, TREES AND SHRUBS SUCH AS IRRIGATION SYSTEMS AND LAWN SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.  NEW LAWNS, TREES AND PLANTS MAY BE IRRIGATED ANY DAY FOR 30 DAYS AFTER PLANTING.  HAND HELD HOSES, CANS, BUCKETS AND DRIP TYPE IRRIGATION WATER DEVICES ARE PERMITTED ANY DAY.

 



If you would like to receive notices of boil orders, etc. by phone, text, email - please sign up at:

http://www.sheriff-macon-il.us/

http://www.maconcountyema.org/

http://decaturil.gov/index.html

https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085611879#login

Each website has instructions for sign up.  You can select the manner you wish to receive the notices and in what order. The notices can come to your home phone, cell phone, email.  You decide the manner in which you wish to receive the messages.  We will be using this method in most cases to notify you of boil order notices.   This is the most effective way to notify our customers of a boil order.  You can also visit our Facebook Page: Long Creek Township to receive boil order notices.


LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP SENIOR CITIZENS MONTHLY LUNCHEON MEETS 2ND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT NOON. LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP 2610 SALEM SCHOOL ROAD. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER.  BRING A COVERED DISH TO SHARE AND TABLE SERVICE. DRINKS, PLATES, AND MEAT ARE FURNISHED.



TO Pay your water bill on line, look up your account information, set up recurring payments, make a one time payment, receive your bill on line, etc. Just click on the Water Payments Tab at the top of the page! If you need assistance with this process just give us a call.

COMMUNITY CENTER


If you are interested in reserving our Community Center for a function please call 864-4182 or 864-5656 for availability. You must be a Long Creek Township resident to rent the Community Center. The cost is $150 rental and $150 CASH deposit. The rental must be paid at the time of the reservation. The deposit (in cash) is to paid when you pick up the key for your event but it must be in cash. You are renting for one day only! Do not set up the Center early!  This will result if forfeiture of your deposit. The deposit will be returned if everything is left in good order and clean. If you have any questions please call us 864-4182.

We have available recycling trailer located in the alley behind 2520 S. 70th Street.  That location is available to recycle paper, plastic, aluminum cans. WE NO LONGER TAKE GLASS FOR RECYCLE. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR GLASS AT THIS LOCATION! If the trailer is not there that means it has been picked up to unload, it will return when empty.  Macon County Solid Waste is the sponsor of this service.

Long Creek Township provides its citizens road maintenance, assessment of property, general assistance and numerous other programs.

Long Creek Township Officials encourage visitors to call upon the site and provide the Township with feedback and suggestions. "We want our site to be a community resource. We understand that not everyone can make the Township meetings and the website will help better inform those individuals, as well as provide an additional outlet for feedback from residents regarding issues in Long Creek Township".

CEMETERY DEPARTMENT

SALE OF CEMETERY LOTS & GRAVE OPENINGS: CONTACT DEBBY FORTNER 864-4182 MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8 A.M. TO 4 P.M. AFTER HOURS AND WEEKENDS IF EMERGENCY CALL OUR 24 HR ANSWERING SERVICE AT 217.362.5843