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Farmer City Police Department

Last Update - July 1, 2018

FARMER CITY GOLF CART/UTV STICKERS

FARMER CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT PUBLIC ENTRANCE

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Farmer City Police Department is now issuing Golf Cart/UTV stickers for those people that have registered their Golf Carts/UTV's.  City Ordinance requires that a Golf Cart/UTV inspection be conducted and an application be completed.  Proof of insurance and a valid driver's license is required.  A signed liability waiver with the City and a paid fee of $25.00 will complete the process.  If you have not registered your Golf Cart/UTV, please contact the Farmer City Police Department to complete this process if the vehicle will be driven in the City of Farmer City.

THERE ARE NEW SIGNS UP FOR OUR NEW PUBLIC ENTRANCE.  THE PUBLIC ENTRANCE WILL ONCE AGAIN BE ON MAIN STREET TO THE SOUTH OF CITY HALL.  ONCE IN THE LOBBY THERE WILL BE ANOTHER SIGN ON THE BIG WINDOW ON HOW TO CONTACT AN OFFICER.

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The Farmer City Police Department would like to let everyone know the following information for the Salt Creek Area 21 Camp Sites in South Park.

If you intend to camp please come to the old police station lobby entrance located to the south of City Hall entrance. There is a sign up sheet with information of who will be camping in what site.

You may also call 309-928-2111 which will get you our dispatch center who can transfer you to an answering machine where you can leave the following information;
Name
Address
Telephone #
Vehicle Description
License Plate #
Number of persons in camping party
Camp Site #

 

Police Chief candidates sought Applications due 

September 14, 2018


The City of Farmer City is seeking talented, experienced and dynamic candidate for the position of Police Chief to join their team.  Farmer City is a quiet, stable community of 2,000, located directly on I-74 between Bloomington and Champaign in Central Illinois.  The City provides a full range of municipal services.  This is a full-time exempt position that oversees the operations and activities of the Police Department.  The Chief administers and monitors the department budget; develops long- and short-term goals; establishes policies, procedures and operations for the department; provides technical guidance, performance coaching and evaluations for 5 FTE subordinate personnel; manages code enforcement efforts; and serves as department liaison with the business community, schools and other community stakeholders, among other duties.


Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in law enforcement or related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  5-7 years experience in management of municipal law enforcement work or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Possess and retain the ability to lawfully possess a firearm.  Possess and maintain Certification in the State of Illinois.  Valid State of Illinois driver’s license.


 Residency:  Candidate to reside within 40-mile radius of the City of Farmer City or to establish residence within one year of date of appointment as Chief of Police.


Salary Range:  Competitive salary dependent on qualifications; projected to be $62,000-70,000.  Competitive benefit package including IMRF, health insurance, vacation and sick leave.


How to Apply:  Candidates should submit a resume, application, current salary information and three (3) community or professional references to city_manager@farmericytil.org.  Applications can be found here https://www.farmercityil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Job-application-form.pdf or at City Hall, 105 S Main St, Farmer City.  Respond by September 14, 2018.  The City of Farmer City is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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