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Mayor Appointments

Mayor Joe Behnken  has appointed new Village Clerk/Collector/FOIA Officer.    Amy Benwell of New Athens began in the position on Monday, November 8th, 2021.  Amy replaces Michelle Neff who previously resigned from the posi...

Corps of Engineers Levee Inspection

The Corps of Engineers recently inspected the Kaskaskia River levee that borders the east side of the river.      This barrier protects the Village of New Athens from floods.  The levee is under the jurisdiction of the Cor...

Covid-19 Vaccination Event

November 1st the village co-sponsored a Covid-19 vaccination event at the Community Hall along with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.  There was over 80 vaccinations given of...

Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Program

In conjunction with the village’s ongoing sanitary sewer rehabilitation program the village is awarding a contract to Visu-Sewer of Missouri LLC for completing 1600 feet of 8 and 10 inch cured in place pipe.   A cured-in-p...

Village of New Athens Proposed Financial Plan 2021-2033

There was a financial workshop for the Village Board this evening.  Attached is the proposed financial plan that was distributed at the workshop. Mayor Joe