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The Swansea Illinois Police Department is seeking certified police officers for lateral entry hiring into the position of probationary patrol officer. 

For more details click the link below

Applications may be obtained from the following web site:

COVID-19 Testing site information click here

As of January 3rd, 2022 the park reservation fees have changed.  For any pavilion rental there will now be a deposit of $100.00 along with the rental fee paid at time of reservation. There are also more changes, please be sure to ask what has changed since January 3rd, 2022 when you come in to reserve a pavilion or building. 

New Rules: For all pavilion and building rentals the renter will need to take a picture upon arrival  and send immediately to with the renters name to establish the pavilion or building was clean upon arrival and do the same after the event and clean-up is completed and email to the same address to receive deposit back. There will be no return of deposits if pictures are not sent to the email above. No exceptions. Call the Government Center with questions.

Swansea Fire Department BBQ On February 20th the Swansea Fire Department will be hosting a barbeque at Engine House #1 located at 1350 North Illinois St. The barbeque will begin at 11:00 AM - 2:00pm or until SOLD OUT!. Meat selection will be ribs, pork steaks, pulled pork, and chicken. Don’t forget to swing by and enjoy some delicious barbeque from the Swansea Fire Department.

The Government Center will be closed on Monday February 21st, 2022 in observation of President's Day. Trash and Recycling will not be affected during this week. 

Trash Sticker Prices increase May 1st, 2022...The price for a sheet of 5 stickers will increase from $23.35 to $24.55 starting May 1st. Trash stickers do not expire at any time, so if you would like to purchase several sheets before the increase you may do so.  

Swansea Food Pantry is open...Mondays and Thursdays, from 9 to 11am, Mask are required. Address is Swansea Church at 292 Frank Scott Parkway East in Swansea.  For more information please contact Kim Jones at (618) 960-7155 and leave a message. 

Swansea Senior Van Service     
The van runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon of each week. Riders must be 60 or older, or disabled and 55. If you would be interested please contact the Village of Swansea  at (618) 234-0044 from 8:00am to 4:30pm for complete policy for riders.

Tornado siren testing will be done on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00am unless there is severe weather in the area.
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