The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob Area Chamber of Commerce is in its third decade of serving the community, and currently has over 400 members. A two person professional staff carries out day-to-day operations, under the leadership of a 14-member Board of Directors.
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Maryville is a growing community that has tranquil surroundings, and people who care about you. Maryville has a top notch police force and a fire department that will react quickly.
Come and see Fireman's Park, the place where all of our Homecoming festivities are. There are games, rides, food and other entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Come and see the 59 acre Drost Park. The park includes our multi-purpose senior's center, and Drost Lake which has excellent fishing. The park also includes baseball and softball facilities that our Khoury League baseball and softball team uses.
Maryville is a thriving community, that has had an increase of 900 people since 1990. That is why we are continually expanding our suburban residential areas. We are also a great community to start a business. We have many businesses such as lawyers, restaurants, and doctors. Well known businesses here the Illinois Department of Transportation and Charter Cable Communications.
We also welcome you to worship at our many church denominations. There are also many schools for your children to attend. We offer both public and private schools. You are invited to join one of our many community organizations and groups.
Maryville takes pride in it's number one resource, its citizens. We invite you and your family to our village of Maryville.
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April 1993 Larry Gulledge was elected Mayor.
April 1994 Red'z Barbeque Shack opens at the intersection of Rtes. 162 & 159.
October 30 ,1995 Maryville opens a new post office north of the Knights of Columbus building on Route 159. The official address is #1 Oak Drive.
Mayor Gulledge - highlights of his terms since May 1, 1993
• New $400,000 Fire Station was constructed at 300 N, Donk St. by Jun Construction.
• Hired Alan Ortbals to provide economic development services for the village.
• Anderson Hospital's Women's Pavilion was dedicated.
• Clerk Frank Vallino retired per resolution on July 21, 1999.
• Route 162 waterline was installed.
• The two-story building (Village Hall) and Police Station were renovated.
• A Special Census was conducted in 1994 and 1997.
• Playground equipment was purchased from Reese Recreation Products for $9,935.00
and installed in Drost Park.
• Two pavilions were constructed in the Park System for $15,500.00.
• Boundary line agreements were signed with Troy, Glen Carbon, and Collinsville.
• West Main Street (Phase I and II) was reconstructed as a concrete road from the beginning of the Rolling
Meadows Subdivision to Pleasant Ridge Road using a combination of federal, county, and local funds.
• Maryville joined the Madison County Cable TV Consortium in which a number of communities banded together
to negotiate better cable TV franchises with Charter Communications.
• The Lakeview Acres Road Water Main Extension was completed allowing for looping of the water system.
• The Wheel Tax was repealed.
• An emergency water supply agreement and water connection was established with Glen Carbon.
• Old underground fuel tanks were removed at the old fire house.
• New Christmas decorations were purchased for the village which are seen every Christmas lighting up
Routes 159 and 162 through the village.
• Open house for the dedication of the Fire Station and Administrative Building held on May 21, 1994.
• Road and sewer improvements were made to E. Main Street via a $125,000.00 grant from
Madison County Community Development by Theims Construction.
• West Main Street Water Main was relocated (due to Phase I of W. Main St. road construction) by
D&K Backhoe for $33,768.00.
• Village sign marquee, directional signs, and building designation signs were erected.
• Police Chief Donald Sonnenberg was presented the Medal of Valor.
• Water tap-on fees were raised.
• The village received federal funding under a COPS FAST grant for one additional police officer.
• Special Service Area #3 was created for sanitary sewers (a $350,000.00 project for Plocher Construction)
for residents of Maryville Park Terrace and Lin Hy Terrace. Residents will pay of cost of these sewer mains
via property taxes.
• The Drost Park Master Plan was created by the Southwestern Illinois
Planning Commission in conjunction with the Park Committee.
• Two full time firefighters (EMTIs) were hired by the village for the Fire Department.
• Development agreements with the Osborns (Stonebridge Farms & Copper Creek
Subdivisions) and Thomas (Fox Mill Estates) were created to rebate sewer tap-on fees
for construction of sewer lift stations in these developments.
• A survey of residents concerning water softening of the village water was
conducted and based on a 70% approval rating water softening was authorized to be added to the village's water plant. This $850,000.00 project by Fitzpatrick-Murphy Building Contractors is paid for by residents with an extra charge on their water bills for softening.
• A grant of $125,000.00 was received from Madison County Community Development for sanitary sewers for portions of Giofre, Nepute, Drost, and Williams Streets.
• A business district was created at the intersection of Route 159 and I55/70 which will contain
the new Collinsville-Maryville-Troy (CMT) YMCA.
• The Postal Service expanded the postal district containing Maryville and constructed
a new post office at #1 Oak Drive.
• The Homecoming Association in coordination with the Village of Maryville and the
Maryville Fire Protection District purchased a new ambulance, multi-purpose truck, and a fire truck.
• High service pumps at the water plant were refurbished and/or upgraded as well as well
pumps being pulled and refurbished.
• Minimum and maximum well setback zones were established for the wells at the Maryville Water
Treatment Plant in an effort to prevent pollution/contamination of the wells and associated ground water.
• Village Personnel Policy was revised.
• The Public Works Department upgraded equipment with the purchase of new backhoes,
snow-plowing trucks, and a trailer.
• In association with the county's Keebler Road Project some $160,000.00 of water lines were
relocated as well as the sewer metering station being relocated.
• East Main Street was refurbished for some $90,000.00 in a low interest loan from Madison County
as well as some funding from Madison County.
• Portions of Blossom Lake Lane were refurbished for $19,900.00 by Yates Concrete.
• A $170,000.00 low interest loan was received from Madison County for construction of the
Blackburn Terrace Interceptor Sewer.
• A full time Building & Zoning Administrator and Code Enforcement Officer (Kevin Flaugher)
was hired by the village.
• The village executed a Brine Waste Agreement and Collective Sewers Agreement with Glen Carbon.
• A Comprehensive "Master" Plan was developed by the Southwestern Illinois Planning
Commission for the Village of Maryville at a cost of $26,900.00. A Master Plan Committee of trustees and citizens helped to develop this plan.
• A moratorium was placed on the construction of telecommunication towers with the village.
The Maryville Community Library has so much to offer. The library offers a large variety of books, videos and CD’s. In addition, you may stop by the library at 8 Schiber CT. If you want more information click here.
Established in 2006 as a member of the Lewis and Clark Library System, the library offers a schedule of activities including story hour, summer reading programs, a teen book club, and adult programs on a variety of topics.
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