City of Sterling, Illinois

USEPA Brownfield Cleanup Grant Proposal

The City intends to apply for a USEPA Cleanup Grant for the former Lawrence Brothers site. Copies of the Narrative and Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives can be seen by clicking the linked title.

Holiday Hours

City Offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday November 28th & Friday November 29th Happy Thanksgiving! We will also be closed Tuesday December 24th and Wednesday December 25th, Merry Christmas from our family to yours.

Yard Waste

Yard waste collection will come to an end on November 30th, it will resume on April 1st 2020. Reminder that burning is not allowed in the city limits of Sterling.

City App

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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.