Fire and Police Application and Test
The deadline for submitting applications to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Paris in care of City Hall, 206 S. Central Avenue, Paris, IL 61944 is 4:00PM on Thursday, September 4, 2014. All attached paperwork must be submitted by the deadline or the application will be considered incomplete and the applicant will not be allowed to attend the testing process.
Testing will be conducted on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Allen Memorial Football Field located on Buena Vista Street in Paris. An orientation meeting will be held at 8:00 AM prior to the physical ability test. All applicants must present proof of identification prior to testing.
The written test will be administered at the Fire Training Center following the physical ability test. Information about the time testing will begin and directions to the Fire Training Center will be given during the orientation meeting.
At the Lakes
Twin Lakes Beach
The beach will open for the season on Saturday, May 24th. Hours of operation are 11:00AM to 6:00PM Tuesday through Sunday throughout the summer. No lifeguards will be present – swim at your own risk.
Mini-Golf, Batting Cages and Concession Stand
The Mini-golf Course and Batting Cages will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 12:00PM to 9:00PM beginning Memorial Day week-end.
Potts Lane Notice
Burning landscape waste is no longer permitted in the City. For your convenience, Potts Lane will open Monday, April 7th. Annual free Paris resident permits are available at City Hall, 206 S. Central Street. Contractor fees and permits are also available at City Hall.
Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Welcome to the City of Paris
On behalf of the City Council, I want to welcome you to Paris. Whether you are a local resident or a visitor to our community, I hope that you find our website informative and helpful.
The City Council wants to provide assistance in meeting the needs of its citizens. We hope to continue our approach to open communication and feedback with you.
Council meetings are typically scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month at 6:30 PM. Please contact the City Clerk for questions regarding the agenda. The Council encourages citizen comments at each meeting. All building permit applications must be submitted to the City by 12:00 PM on the Thursday preceding the Council meetings.
We will continue to meet challenges in providing effective public service and feedback to Paris Citizens.