Frequently Asked Questions


 What are the government office hours?

The Village Office is open 8:15 am to 4:45 pm Monday through Friday.

 What is the garbage and recycling pick up schedule?

Trash collection is held on Monday's weekly with recycling every-other week.

 What is a recreational fire?

Please read the following:


(a)     Open Burning Prohibited.  No person, firm or corporation shall build any outdoor fire within the corporate limits of the Village of Edgar excepting as set forth in Subsection (b) of this Section.  This prohibition on burning includes burning of construction waste and debris at construction sites.  Incineration of any material in a barrel is prohibited.

(b)     Exceptions.

(1)     Outdoor cooking over a fire contained in a device (e.g., grill) or structure (e.g., outdoor fireplace) designed for such use is permissible;

(2)     Controlled burning of grass or similar vegetation for environmental management purposes, with the prior written approval of the Fire Chief, may be permitted; this exception is not to be used for the burning of grass, leaves or other lawn debris;

(3)     Ceremonial campfire or bonfires, with prior written approval of the Fire Chief, may be permitted;

(4)     Recreational campfires or cooking fires are permitted for citizens living in single or two‑family residences subject to the following conditions:

  1. Fire rings are to be made of steel no greater than thirty (30) inches in diameter and no less than six (6) inches above grade.  Stone, concrete block or fire brick may be substituted for the steel, subject to the same dimensions set forth for a steel fire ring.
  2. Firewood, cut to no greater than twenty (20) inches in length may be burned in the fire ring.  This specifically excludes all other materials (cardboard, plywood, magazines or other garbage) with the exception of newspaper which may be used only to start the campfire.
  3. At no time may firewood, (the solid combustible) in the fire ring, be stacked to a height greater than twenty-four (24) inches.
  4. No campfire may be burned without supervision.

(5)     Other occasions of desirable outdoor burning not specified by this Subsection, but not as an alternative to refuse removal or disposal of which other methods are available, may be granted single occasion approval as in Subsections (2) and (3) above.

(6)     Whenever approval and special permit are granted by the Fire Chief under Subsection (b)(2), (3) and (5) of this Section, the permit may specify and be conditioned on observance of safety restrictions and insurance requirements set forth therein.

(c)     Chief May Prohibit.  The Fire Chief is permitted to prohibit any or all bonfires and outdoor fires when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous.

(d)     Burning on Streets.  No materials may be burned upon any street, curb, gutter or sidewalk.

(e)     Liability.  A person utilizing and maintaining an outdoor fire shall be responsible for any liability resulting from damage caused by his fire.

 Who do I contact to rent a park shelter?

Contact the Village Hall at 715-352-2891 or stop by at 224 S. Third Avenue.