Mayor’s Weekly Message

If you have not already done so, please take a moment to sign up for Knox County Emergency Management’s Code Red System. This system will call your phone in the event of an emergency. For weather related issues, it uses your address to notify you of storm warnings in our area.

Code Red Registration


The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Vincennes City Board of Public Works and Safety will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Vincennes City Hall Council Chambers on Monday, December 12th.  The Vincennes City Council meeting will also be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12th in the Vincennes City Hall Council Chambers. The public is invited to all meetings or can view them live on the Vincennes Mayor’s Facebook page.

As a reminder to residents who use City totes for trash pickup in Vincennes, all trash must still be bagged and $1.25 sticker must be attached to each bag for collection by the sanitation department.  Trash will be picked up on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week and should be set out by 7:00 a.m. on your pickup day. If a trash tote is not available, please place stickers on each bag and set them near the street to be picked up on your scheduled day.

The City Collection Site, on Old Terre Haute Road behind the Girls Softball Diamond Complex is open – Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.  It is also open Saturdays 8:30 to 1:30 pm.  These hours are subject to change dependent on weather conditions. Limb and yard debris curbside pickup can be scheduled by calling the Street Department.

Questions can be directed to the Street Department at 812-885-2520. For more information, please press 1-0 at the end of the menu.