|Matthew A. Brandmeyer, AICP
157 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1964
Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Madison County Residents
Madison County will offer its residents two free household hazardous waste collection days in the upcoming months.The Planning and Development Department will host the first collection event from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23 at the Gateway Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville. The collection is open to all Madison County and Collinsville residents. Due to anticipated high turnout, residents must pre-register to drop-off materials.
Click here to register for the June 23 collection and to view a complete list of accepted materials. Download the informational event flyer here. Residents without internet access may register by calling the Madison County Recycling Hotline at 618-296-6447.
Landowner and Farmer Survey Now Available
Madison County Planning and Development and HeartLands Conservancy created the “Landowner/Farmer Survey” to inform county residents about agricultural funding programs that support land management, gather information about erosion and other issues, and identify projects landowners would like to undertake on their land. The survey is available online by clicking here. It will also be mailed to approximately 660 addresses associated with rural parcels in the watersheds over 5 acres in size.
The Draft of the New Comprehensive Plan (edited for corrections) can be found here. The Plan Commission will consider the Comprehensive Plan at their May 15th, 2018 meeting. Please visit the Comprehensive Plan Update page for more information. To find upcoming Plan Commission meeting dates, please visit the County Calendar. If you have any questions or comments regarding the draft plan, please email email@example.com.
Solarize Metro East Kicks Off 2018 Season
Solarize Metro East, a group solar purchasing program, is hosting free informational sessions for residents, farmers, businesses, and non-profits in Madison and St. Clair Counties. Offered by the Madison County Resource Management Program, and other local partners, program participants combine their buying power to secure significant discounts on the cost of solar panel installation. Attend a free Solar Power hour to learn the basics of solar power, its potential benefits to your household or organization, and how the solar group buy program works. Participants in the Power Hours also receive a free, no obligation site assessment from the installer.
|For more information, and to see a schedule of the Power Hour information sessions, visit the Solarize Metro East website here.|
The Planning & Development Department provides the following programs and services to Madison County residents, businesses, and local governments: