Memorial Public Collinsville Library
The Collinsville Memorial Public Library Center is located at 408 West Main Street. Library Hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 - 5p.m. A library card is free to anyone living or owning property within the city limits of Collinsville. The non-resident fee is based on the taxable value of their property tax statement with a minimum cost of $30 per year. The Library is a member of the Lewis and Clark Library System which provides service for more than 800 libraries in Illinois through interlibrary loan for registered borrowers. For more information call 618-344-1112 or visit www.collinsvillelibrary.org
Collinsville Historical Museum
The Collinsville Historical Museum is located at 406 West Main Street. Visit the Collinsville Historical Museum and learn about Collinsville’s rich history including coal mining, early settlements, military documents and journals from the Civil War to the present, local school and sports, business, industry and domestic life. Research assistance, field trips and group tours are available.
Belleville News-Democrat, www.bnd.com (618-397-6615), is published daily and is available by subscription. St. Louis Post-Dispatch www.stltoday.com (618-235-7100) is a daily newspaper and is available by subscription. Madison County Journal, stltoday.com/suburban-journal/illinois (618) 344-0264, is published once a week by the Suburban Journals and is available by subscription.
The Collinsville Chronicle offers timely articles surrounding local news, breaking news, sports, opinions, and entertainment. Rising from its newly-formed humble beginning as an online publication, we hope to keep you in-the-know of all things Collinsville, St. Louis, and the Metro-East. After officially gracing the web on Monday, September 12, 2016, our e-edition will post daily, seven days a week. Visit their website at http://collinsvillechronicle.com/
Zip Code for Collinsville is 62234. The United States Post Office is located at 1610 Eastport Plaza. Call (618) 344-3820 or visit www.usps.com for more information. Postal service is also located in FCB Bank, 800 Beltline Road.
CCTV - City of Collinsville Television
The City of Collinsville’s television channel is dedicated to what is happening in the City. CCTV will air bulletins throughout the day advising citizens of the different events around the City as well as a monthly talk show, Collinsville Today, that focuses on a different topic of interest each month. Tune in to get updates on items of immediate interest, such as holiday schedules for garbage service, street closing and detours for construction, boil water orders, public safety warnings and much, much more! Log on to the city’s website, www.collinsvilleil.org, for programming information click on CCTV.
Charter Communications, located at 210 West Division St. in Maryville, provides cable television services for the City of Collinsville. For information call (800) 211-4450 or visit www.charter.com. AT&T also offers services such as U-Verse. For information call (800) 288-2020 or visit www.att.com.
Water and Sewer Service
The City of Collinsville provides water and sewer service for its residents. Please visit City Hall, located at 125 South Center Street (Uptown) to establish service. For billing information please call (618) 346-5200. www.collinsvilleil.org
Ameren IP provides service to most areas of Collinsville. For information call
1-800-755-5000 or visit www.ameren.com. Southwestern Electric Cooperative provides service to the northern part of Collinsville. For information call (618)664-1025 or visit www.sweci.com .
Ameren IP provides gas service to the City of Collinsville. For information call 1-800-755-5000 or visit www.ameren.com .
AT&T, www.att.com, provides local telephone service for the City of Collinsville. For residential service information call 1-800-244-4444. For business customers call 1-800-660-3000. Charter also provides land line telephone service. For information call (800) 211-4450 or visit www.charter.com .
The City of Collinsville contracts with Allied Waste/Republic Services, a private trash hauler, to operate in the city limits. The service can be established at the same time as water and sewer service and is billed with these other services on a bi-monthly cycle by the City of Collinsville. Recycling services are also included. Yard waste pickup is available on a weekly basis. Residents who desire yard waste pickup must contract directly with Allied Waste/Republic Services for this service. For information call (618) 656-6883 or visit www.disposal.com.
Open Burning Ordinance
City Ordinance No. 2848 prohibits open burning of leaves, brush, grass, wood, tree limbs, rubbish, garbage, trash, or other combustible materials within City limits. Any person violating this ordinance is subject to a fine not to exceed $750.00 for each offense. If interested, you may sign up for yard waste service by contacting Allied Waste/Republic Services at (618)656-6883. The cost for the service is per quarter (three month period). Bonfire permits may be obtained in special circumstances, by filing out an application at City Hall. See More City Ordinances at www.collinsvilleil.org
Fall & Spring Clean Up
Allied Waste/Republic Service provides a free large item pick-up for residents in the spring and fall of each year. Large items include furniture, television, hot water heaters, mattress sets, large carpets (cut into manageable bundles), and other debris from the home. Concrete, shingles, and other construction debris are prohibited. The spring cleanup is usually scheduled in April and the fall clean up in October. For more information, you may contact Allied Waste/Republic Services at (618) 656-6883 or visit www.disposal.com
Electrical device are prohibited from regular waste removal in the state of Illinois. Electronic and appliance recycling drop off is available the second Friday of the month every month except January at the public parking lot located at Main & Seminary (227 W. Main). The drop-off runs from noon to 6pm. Proceeds benefit Miner's Theatre. For complete list of recycling materials click here:
Health & Security Services
The City of Collinsville operates a Fire Department and Ambulance Service staffed by full time firefighters/paramedics. The City's fire insurance rating is a class 4. For general information call (618)346-5022. For emergencies dial 911.
The closest hospitals to Collinsville are Anderson Hospital, located in Maryville, IL and Gateway Regional Medical Center, in Granite City, IL. Both hospitals are full-service facilities providing outpatient surgery, inpatient surgery, obstetrics, emergency services, critical care, hospice care, community education/wellness programs, and complete diagnostic services. To contact Anderson Hospital, call (618) 288-5711 or visit www.andersonhospital.org . Anderson Hospital also
operates an ExpressCare Clinic located at 1103 Belt Line Road in Collinsville. For information call (618) 344-2273. For Gateway Regional Medical Center, call (618) 798-3000, or visit www.gatewayregional.com. Gateway also operates a Urgent Care clinic located at 4273 S State Route 159 Glen Carbon, IL 62034. To contact the urgent care call 618.288.2297 or visit www.gatewayregional.net/Gateway-Regional-Medical-Center/UrgentCare.
The City of Collinsville's Police Department's mission is to protect and serve the residents, businesses, property and visitors of the City. The services provided by the Department include general assistance, criminal complaints, traffic enforcement, investigation, crime scene processing, dispatching, and animal control. The Department also operates the DARE program and community policing. For general information call (618) 344-2131. For emergencies dial 911.
The City of Collinsville provides a FREE Senior shuttle bus service for citizens 60 years and older and the disabled. The bus runs within the city limits Monday-Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call (618) 346-5200 EXT 151.
Madison County Transit provides public transportation in and around Collinsville. Visit www.mct.org or call 618-797-INFO
St. Clair County Transit District provides public transportation for the southern portion of Collinsville and routes headed south. Visit www.scctd.org or call 618-628-8090