Picture of John Harbaugh

Utility Superintendent:  John Harbarbaugh

        Description of Duties: To supervise the utility departments operation and to work closely with State and Federal agencies to ensure the effective operation of the utility systems.

jharbaugh@whitehallcitygov.com

217-374-6611

 Street and Alleys

    Superintendent: Ryan Cox

    Laborers: Casey Gillis, John Strowmatt

    Description of Duties: The Street and Alleys Department is in charge of street and alley maintenance.  It is also the departments responsibility to maintain the sewer line system within the city.

 

       

Water Plant

    Superintendent: Steve McCarthy

    Operators: Deric Lakin, Glen Hill,                                        Jess Groves

                    

    Description of Duties: The water plant is charged with the duty of supplying the city with fresh and safe drinking water.  The water that the water plant receives comes from a multi-million dollar well system located in the Illinois River bottoms.  This water is pumped to the water plant and then after it is determined to be safe, it is pumped to the water tower, where it is introduced into the water distribution system.

smccarthy@whitehallcitygov.com

217-374-2355

Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Superintendent: Robert L. Ford

       Description of Duties:  The waste water treatment plant is in charge of treating the sewage that comes into the plant from the city’s sewer system.  Once the waste water is treated and made safe it is discharged from the plant into seminary creek.

rford@whitehallcitygov.com

217-374-2924 

City Hall        

    City Collector: Mona McMillen

    Billing Clerk: Crystal Kleidon

   Description of Duties: It is the billing clerk’s duty to send out monthly bills to the customers for their use of city utilities.  The city collector is in charge of collecting the utility bills of the city and depositing the collections of the city into the city’s various bank accounts.

 

Gas and Water Distribution Department

    Superintendent: Paul VanMeter

    Laborer: Ryan McMillen

    Meter Reader: Brad Ward

   Description of Duties: The Gas and Water Department is in charge of the gas and water distribution system for the city.  They are also responsible for reading each customers meters so that they can be billed accordingly.

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