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Summer Intern
City of Belvidere

The City of Belvidere is currently hiring a part-time summer Intern.
This position will be responsible for completing tasks in multiple departments
including Mayor’s Office, City Clerk, Finance, Community Development, and Public Works.
This person should be at least a high school senior in the fall 2018 or
already be enrolled in college.
Prefer someone with a desire to pursue a career in government.
Computer skills and the ability to work well with others is a must.
This position will be 20 hours per week and $9.00 per hour.


or you can pick an application up at City Hall.

Return completed application to: 
Belvidere City Hall
401 Whitney Blvd. 
Belvidere, IL 61008
or email to
Applications must be received by June 1, 2018



Operator/Laborer Position

City of Belvidere Street Department


The City of Belvidere is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Reasonable accommodations will be available upon request


The Street Department has a vacancy for one (1) permanent position of Operator/Laborer to be filled on or after June 1, 2018.

Overall Responsibilities:  Maintaining the municipal street and storm sewer system.

Essential FunctionsRepair and maintain streets, snow removal, post traffic signs, traffic signal maintenance, street light maintenance, pavement markings, Install and repair storm sewers, remove debris, haul material, minor equipment maintenance and inspection, prepare equipment for seasonal duties, operate and instruct in the operation of all street maintenance equipment and other duties as assigned.

Requires:  High school graduate; Class “A” CDL preferred or ability to attain within six months of hire; Must have extensive knowledge of methods, practices and techniques involved in the maintenance of municipal street and storm sewer system.  Must have the ability to operate various machinery and equipment associated with street and storm sewer maintenance and operations.  Must have the ability to read and understand various plans related to street and storm sewer maintenance and operations.

Salary: Starting salary is $23.56 per hour.

How to ApplyInterested candidates shall submit a complete application form to the Public Works Department, 401 Whitney Boulevard, Belvidere, Illinois 61108, by no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 1, 2018.  Applications may be submitted in person or by mail.  Email applications will not be accepted. 

CLICK HERE FOR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION   The City of Belvidere is an Equal Employment   Opportunity Employer.  Reasonable accommodations are available on request.

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By completing the survey below you are helping us better understand our community and your concerns.

Boone County Health Department Survey

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ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled in your AREA

ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled in your AREA

 Business Registration License 

Ordinance 361H - Amending Chapter 26, buiness of the City of Belvidere Municipal Code  - Click Here


Business Registration License Application - Click Here

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Some door to door solicitors of electrical energy may have made fraudulent claims that the City has authorized them to view existing energy contracts. This is not true. We suggest that you do not share any existing documents, contracts or bills with unknown door to door salespersons. This information alone may allow them to switch your electrical provider, even without your permission.

Belvidere Police Chief Jan Noble would like to remind residents about tips for solicitors that come to your home: -Ask for identification -Verify the individual and company -Inquire if they've obtained a permit from the city to solicit -Read any contract or agreement carefully -Don't be pressured -Listen carefully -Know your rights. The Federal Trade Commission's Three Day Cooling-Off Rule gives the consumer 3 days to cancel purchases over $25.00 that are made in their home or at a location that is not the seller's permanent place of business. -If you aren't interested in speaking with a solicitor, tell them so and ask them to leave.

In the event you should encounter an unscrupulous solicitor, try to obtain a physical description of the person(s)and report that information to the Belvidere Police Department (815)544-2135.

The City of Belvidere is currently accepting proposals for independent audit services. The purpose of these audit services will be to express an opinion on the fairness of the presentation of the City’s basic annual financial statements for the fiscal years ending April 30, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Proposals must be submitted to the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2016. CLICK HERE for a copy of the RFP. The City of Belvidere reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.

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Sewer Backups

Connection of storm water sump pumps to the City's sanitary sewer system is prohibited. Such connections quickly overload the system in severe rain events and may cause sewers to back up. Residents may receive notice to schedule an appointment for an inspection. Please respond within the time specified to assist the Department with preventing future sanitary sewer backups. If you have questions or concerns, please call 815-544-9256.

Storm Water Survey

Are you interested in or concerned about stormwater quality and run-off in your area? If so, please click here to fill out this survey. Thank you.

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The City of Belvidere established an electric aggregation program which expired in 2014.  The City recently received competive bids to resume the program and selected Dynegy Energy Services (DES) as the new supplier from contract term March 2016-September2017.  DES is an independent seller of power and energy service and is certified as an Alternative Retail Electricity Suplier by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC Docket No.14-0336).

Electric Aggregation Press Release