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Welcome to the City of Fairbury, Illinois

Fairbury…Where our history provides a vision for the future

201 W. Locust Street, PO Box 228, Fairbury, IL 61739 • 815.692.2743
Fax 815.692.3428 • www.cityoffairbury.com

David Slagel, Mayor  •  Brett Ashburn, City Superintendent • 

Dale Diller, City Treasurer 

• Nancy Widlacki, City Clerk •  Robert McCormick, Chief of Police 


Click the link below for area attractions 





While parks are still open including walking paths and open spaces, the play equipment will be closed for use.  This includes jungle gyms, swings, slides and any other equipment associated with the parks.  The City would like to assure that all equipment will be sanitized before being reopened for public use.

All residential recycling pickup will be suspended during this time.  We ask that you either include it in your trash or hold onto your recycling items until we announce that we will resume regular pick up routes again.  We will not be accepting any drop off items at our recycling center during this time.

Thank you for your understanding during this time.



City Hall will be closed until April 7, 2020.  Staff will be checking messages daily and we will be working to return messages.

Water service will continue as usual for your normal daily usage.  Trash service will also continue to operate on normal route schedules.

When calling City Hall, please leave your name, your phone number and the nature of your call.  

Thank you for your patience during this time.

Messages can be left by calling 815-692-2743, option 2.

Thank you.



The Governor’s office created a one-stop informational website for COVID-19. Please visit Coronavirus.illinois.gov for up-to-date information.



The 2019 Annual Drinking Water Report is available by clicking this link



CSO Implementation website post



Public comment at an open meeting is governed by Chapter 2, section .07 of the municipal code of the City of Fairbury.  Section .07 may be viewed here 07 RULES OF ORDER



To reserve a shelter at North Park or Marsh Park, please call Larry Ray at 815.674.3660


To set up an account to view and pay your water/utility bill, click here

To make a one-time payment, please click here


City Hall is open Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  We may be reached at 815.692.2743.

To file a FOIA request, foia@cityoffairbury.com

To reach Mayor David Slagel, dslagel@cityoffairbury.com

To reach City Treasurer Dale Diller, treasurer@cityoffairbury.com

To reach City Superintendent Brett Ashburn, bashburn@cityoffairbury.com

To reach City Clerk Nancy Widlacki, clerk@cityoffairbury.com 

To reach Utility Billing Clerk Alexandria Voorheis, ubclerk@cityoffairbury.com

To reach Chief of Police Robert McCormick, rmccormick@cityoffairbury.com

Street Department, 815.692.3812, streets@cityoffairbury.com

Sewer Department, 815.692.2911, sewer@cityoffairbury.com

Water Department, 815.692.2033, water@cityoffairbury.com

Police Department, 815.692.3347, police@cityoffairbury.com

“Be the change you want to see in the world” – Gandhi