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Village of Coal Valley
900 1st Street
P.O. Box 105
Coal Valley, IL 61240

Welcome to Coal Valley!

Sign for Coal Valley Municipal CenterThe Village of Coal Valley is located in Henry and Rock Island Counties, Illinois. The Village is a residential community and is a suburb of the greater Quad Cities area. Find out the history of the village.

What's New

01/15/2021 - Click here for the agenda packet for the January 20, 2021 board meeting.

01/13/2021 - REMINDER

Section 28. SNOW REMOVAL
All abutting property owners shall be responsible a. To remove within a reasonable time from the portion of any public sidewalk abutting said property all snow and ice.
b. To refrain from putting, pushing, blowing of otherwise depositing any snow removed from a public sidewalk of private property upon any improved public roadway.
For purposes of this Section, "reasonable time" shall mean that snow removal shall be within twenty-four (24) hours after cessation of a snowfall, or, if a snowfall ceases in the nighttime hours, within twenty-four (24) hours after sunrise.

01/07/2021 - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - UTILITY PERSON The Village of Coal Valley is taking applications to fill the position for a full-time (40 hours) Utility Person. The position will include overtime & on-call hours when necessary. Under general supervision from the Village Administrator and Public Works Director, employee will be assigned daily activities for streets, parks, and sewer and water departments throughout the village, as well as other duties as assigned.  Must possess good working knowledge of hand tools & have experience with larger equipment necessary to perform the job duties; good communication skills, the ability to handle stressful situations, the ability to exercise good judgment in ordinary situations and critical incidents.  Employee will be expected to obtain their Class C Water License within one year of employment or will be terminated.  Position will start at Grade 10 along with an attractive benefit package including Health, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Personal & Sick time (after one year of employment) and IMRF Tier 2 Pension (vested after 10 years of employment).  Applications can be picked up at the Village Hall, 900 1st Street and addressed to the attention of the Village Administrator, or emailed to  Please call ahead at 309-799-3604 to arrange a pick up/delivery time as our offices are closed to the public, or click here for the application.  Applications will be taken through Friday, February 5, 2021.

12/28/2020 - Republic Services will be picking up Christmas trees on Wednesday January 13th, 2021.

11/19/2020 - Effective Friday, November 20, 2020, the Village Hall will be closed to the public. For general questions please call 309-799-3604. All building inspections will be by appointment only. Building Inspector can be reached at 309-799-3604, ext. 213. For Police, during business hours call 309-799-5416, after hours call 309-791-1556. Sorry for any inconvenience.

11/18/2020 - Governor Pritzker has moved the entire State of Illinois into Tier 3 Mitigations effective Friday, November 20, 2020 at 12:01 am.  Click here for the press release and what the Tier 3 mitigation covers.

11/10/2020 - Effective Monday, November 16th, the Robert R. Jones Public Library will begin operating under curbside-only service mode. No public access inside the library will be permitted other than appointment-only computer use.

These measures are being taken to remain consistent with the Moline School District's Covid-19 precautions since all schools are going to remote-only learning on that date.

Please check our website or Facebook page for further information and anticipated reopening dates.

Jeffrey Stafford,

09/28/2020 - Effective October 1st bulk item pickup will change from Tuesdays to Wednesdays. If you have a bulk item that you would like to have picked up, please call the Village Hall at 309-799-3604 to make arrangements no later than 12pm on Tuesdays.

Bulk item requests received after that will be placed on the next week’s list. Please remember that residents are allowed only one bulk item per month, if you have multiple items, you can call Republic customer service directly @ 1-563-332-0050 for a quote.


EXECUTIVE ORDER IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 (COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 8) WHEREAS, I, JB Pritzker, Governor of Illinois, declared all counties in the State of Illinois as a disaster area on March 9, 2020 (Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation) in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

THEREFORE, by the powers vested in me as the Governor of the State of Illinois, and pursuant to Sections 7(1), 7(2), 7(8), 7(10), and 7(12) of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, 20 ILCS 3305, and consistent with the powers in public health laws, I hereby order the following, effective March 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm and for the remainder of the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation, which currently extends through April 7, 2020:

Prohibited activities. All places of public amusement, whether indoors or outdoors, including but not limited to, locations with amusement rides, carnivals, amusement parks, water parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, arcades, fairs, children’s play centers, playgrounds, funplexes, theme parks, bowling alleys, movie and other theaters, concert and music halls, and country clubs or social clubs shall be closed to the public. Playgrounds may increase spread of COVID-19, and therefore shall be closed.