87 Galligan Road • Gilberts, IL 60136 | 847-428-2861

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

The Village of Gilberts has been closely monitoring reports and recommendations from our local, state, and national health agencies regarding COVID-19 (commonly known as Coronavirus) and continues to seek the latest updates to prepare for the well-being of our community. Individuals are encouraged to continue practicing good hygiene to prevent contracting or spreading virus borne illnesses like influenza or Coronavirus. We also encourage you to monitor your health and keep in touch with your doctor.

For the most up to date and accurate information related to the Coronavirus, please visit the following links:

Center for Disease Control - 800-232-4636

Illinois Department of Public Health - 312-814-2793

Kane County Health Department - 630-208-3801

State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - 800-889-3931

Phase 4 Guidelines:

The State has released guidelines for Phase 4 which is anticipated to begin on June 26, 2020. To prepare residents and businesses to implement the new and updated guidelines in Phase 4, the State has developed informational toolkits to help residents and businesses to ensure activities are conducted in accordance with the latest public health recommendations. These guidelines and resources may be found here: https://dceocovid19resources.com/restore-illinois/restore-illinois-phase-4/

Village Hall Facilities Update as of 6/4/20: 

During Phase 3, Village facilities are open with some health and safety restrictions. However, conducting business online or over the phone is still strongly encouraged. Please note the following guidelines that have been put in place in order to keep our staff and visitors safe:
- Face coverings must be worn when entering a Village facility per IDPH guidelines
- If you are exhibiting any flu-like symptoms, please do not enter a Village facility
- Visitors must maintain a 6-foot distance from others; floors are marked to indicate appropriate distancing, where necessary.
- If possible, please use your own writing utensil
- If possible, please pay with checks rather than cash

When making utility bill payments, we encourage residents to please continue to use these convenient contactless methods to pay your utility bill:
- Pay online as a one-time payment with a credit or debit card on the Village’s website (https://magic.collectorsolutions.com/magic-ui/Login/village-of-gilberts)
- Mail checks to 73 Industrial Drive, Gilberts IL 60136 or 87 Galligan Road, Gilberts IL 60136
- Drop off payments in our 24-hour locked drop box located in the parking lot of Village Hall.

Many of our building department’s documents are available online. Please visit https://www.villageofgilberts.com/index.php?m=210&s=267 for permit applications and e-mail completed applications and/or any questions to info@villageofgilberts.com. During normal business hours, a drop box will also be available in the vestibule of Public Works to drop off building documents. The 24-hour locked drop box located in the parking lot of Village Hall may also be utilized after hours for dropping off building permit applications.

Garage Sale Update as of 5/27/20:

The Village has received official word from the State that garage sales will be permitted in Phase 3 provided that there are no groups larger than 10, people keep 6-feet distance, wear face masks, and practice social distancing and sanitation. Phase 3 begins on May 29, 2020.

Based on this guidance for Phase 3, this would mean the Community Garage Sale as well as individual garage sales can proceed once we enter Phase 3, subject to the state guidelines outlined above.

Permits are not required to participate in the Community Garage Sale that takes place from June 11 to June 14. To conduct a garage sale outside of these dates, a permit is required and the online application can be found here: https://www.villageofgilberts.com/…/news/002860021003051.pdf

Garage sale permit applications along with the fee of $5.00 can either be mailed to 87 Galligan Road, Gilberts IL 60136 or dropped off in the white drop box that is located in the middle of the Village Hall parking lot. If you have any questions, please email us at info@villageofgilberts.com or call us at 847-428-2861.


The Village has received the following notifications from our garbage collector,
MDC Environmental Services:



IRS & IDOR Update:

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Governor JB Pritzker announced that the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) would also delay the state’s tax filing and payment deadline to July 15.

Please visit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus and https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx… for more information.

Police Department Update: 
In an effort to encourage social distancing, our police department will be suspending fingerprinting services and child safety seat inspections until further notice. 


Utility Bill Payments

In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Village is actively following the advice of local health officials to encourage social distancing practices.

With utility bill due dates drawing near, we ask that residents consider using one of the following methods to make payments that limit personal interaction:

- Mail check to Village Hall (87 Galligan Road, Gilberts IL 60136).
- Pay online as a one-time payment with a credit or debit card at https://magic.collectorsolutions.com/…/…/village-of-gilberts
- Drop off payments in our 24-hour locked drop box located in the parking lot of Village Hall at 87 Galligan Road (pictured). Our drop box is checked multiple times a day.