City of Sterling, Illinois

Lawrence Brothers Rebuild Illinois Grant Application

The City is seeking a Rebuild Illinois Shovel Ready Sites grant for Enviro Assessment work, Architectural Planning & Design, Building Improvements, and other Site Prep for the Lawrence Brothers site.

COVID-19 Loans for Business

We are pleased to announce a local $300,000 Revolving Loan Fund for COVID-19 Relief to provide more immediate relief to our local small businesses! Details: http://sterling-il.gov/covid19loan.cfm

Virtual Council Meetings

Due to the pandemic the Council Meetings will be conducted virtually. You can participate via the zoom app on your phone, tablet or p.c. using the free Zoom app. You will need to download it before the meeting to join in time. Click for more!

Sign Up for Online Bill Pay

City Hall is closed. Please sign up for online bill pay. YOU WILL HAVE TO CREATE A USERNAME & PASSWORD to pay your utility bill online.

Features & Events

  • City of Sterling Quarterly Newsletter

    City of Sterling Quarterly Newsletter

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  • City Council Agenda

    City Council Agenda

    The city of Sterling has implemented a new paperless agenda system for city council meetings.
  • Safe Passage

    Safe Passage

    Are you or someone you know suffering from an addiction and in need of help? If you answered yes, a revolutionary new program being offered in Lee and Whiteside Counties can help.
  • Accident Reports

    Accident Reports

    The Sterling Police Department has contracted with LexisNexis to manage & distribute its accident reports via the Internet.