Water/sewer/trash services are provided/managed by the village. For any questions regarding these services or for billing questions, please use the "contact us form" or visit Village Hall.
Trash collection is included in the Village utility bills. Please put your trash out on Thursday night for pick-up on Friday. Each residence is allowed only five (5) bags or cans each week. Trash must be placed in a receptacle made specifically for trash collection (ie, trash bag or trash can - NOT barrels, etc.)
You can now view and/or pay your bill online at www.ub-pay.com. The Municipal Code for the Village of Okawville is: OkawvilleIL271
Chapter 38, Article II, Section 38-2-1 Paragraph (H) reads as follows regarding utility billing:
All regular monthly bills for utility services shall be rendered monthly on the 10th day of the month and shall be delinquent if payment is not received by the 20th day of the month. Should the 20th day of the month fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, payment must be received on the following business day to avoid delinquency. In the event a bill becomes delinquent, an additional charge of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bill shall be added to the bill. If the bill plus the penalty are not paid by the 25th day of the month, an additional penalty of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) shall be added to the bill and a termination notice shall be sent to the customer. If payment of all amounts due is not received on the 1st day of the next month, then the utility service shall be stopped. An additional Fifty Dollars ($50.00) reconnection fee must be paid in addition to the bill plus all penalties before service will be reconnected.
10th of current month: bill sent for $50
21st of current month: payment not received by the 20th: 10% added (amt due is now $55.00)
26th of current month: payment not received by the 25th: $20 fee added (amt due is now $75.00) and disconnection notice sent
2nd of following month: payment not received by the 1st. Services are turned off and amount due is now $125.00 before services will be turned on.