Public Works

public works buildingLocated at 613 West 1st Avenue, Milan IL.  The Village of Milan Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining nearly 65 miles of roads throughout the village, along with a comparable amount of water and sewer systems.  The department’s goal is to provide and maintain the infrastructure of the Village of Milan, and to protect the health and welfare of residents, businesses, and visitors. Provide quality services within available resources, to our customers in a timely and efficient manner, along with supporting economic growth and development with the unity and trust of highly qualified and skilled personnel.
Below is information on services that the village provides. 

Garbage Pick-up

Household garbage is collected once a week. One wheeled, 96 or 48-gallon cart is provided by the village for this collection.  If you are unsure of what day your garbage is collected, please email the Vilage of Milan or call 309-787-8500.  Your garbage can must be placed at the curb by 7 AM on collection day, with the lid opening facing the street.  Make sure there is nothing within three (3) feet of either side of the can (like mailboxes, recycling can, or other items).

Additional Cans
Additional cans are available at $120 per can, per year, payable by August 1st each calendar year.  This charge is not prorated.

Church Pick-up
Churches may utilize the village’s garbage collection system at a rate of $120 per can, per year.  Fees will be due August 1st of each year. This charge is not prorated.

Brush/Branch Pick-up
Brush is picked up on Friday mornings.  Branches should be no longer than 4 ft. in length and bundled, no heavier than 50 pounds.  To schedule a pick-up, send an email, and please include your name, address and a contact number, or call 309-787-8500.  Pickups must be scheduled by 11 AM the Thursday prior.

Yard Waste Registration
Yard Waste Pick-up will be on Fridays and typically runs from April through November each year, depending on the weather it may begin or end sooner or later. Registration costs $25 and includes 5 yard waste stickers – this must be paid at the Village Clerk’s Office.  Additional stickers may be purchased for $1.45 each in the Clerk’s Office, Hy-Vee or B&B Hardware. Registration begins each calendar year and expires December 30 of the same year.  Yard Waste must be in paper collection bags and stickers must be applied to bag prior to placing at the curb.  Bags must be out no later than 7 AM.  Milan Public Works will not come back to pick up bags not set out by then.

Bulky Item Pick-up
Bulk Items will be picked up every Friday.  To schedule a pick-up, send an email, and include your name, address and a contact number, or call 309-787-8500.  Information must be received by 11 AM the Thursday prior to desired pickup. Call Ricwma For Free Pick Up Of Tires & Appliances 1-877-934-5378  and Scott County Landfill For Free Drop Off Of Paint And Electronics  563-381-1300.

Drop Off Paint & Electronics
Scott County Landfill 563-381-1300

Residents are provided a blue, wheeled, 48 or 96-gallon cart for recyclable waste. This service is $5 per month and is included on your water/sewer bill (as $10). If you do not have either of those services through the village, yearly invoices are sent out in the amount of $60.  Pick-ups are every other Monday, depending on your location in the Village. Click here to see when your recycling is scheduled for pick-up.

Click here to view a complete list of what can be recycled.