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Connect with Kaptain Mayor Kaptain has a new video series, Connect with Kaptain. In short 1-3 minute videos, the Mayor will discuss city issues and answer questions submitted by residents.  Submit questions on Facebook or Twitter with #ConnectWithKaptain, through the Elgin 311 mobile app, or by emailing

News & Announcements
Community Conversations
City of Elgin’s Human Relations Commission sponsoring a Courageous Community Conversation  - In recent days, a mural, "American Nocturne" has been a hot topic of debate within the Elgin Community. To continue this dialogue, the Elgin Human Relations Commission will hold its second Courageous Community Conversation on June 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Read on...

Community Conversations
Community members invited to public meetings on public art and race relations  - The city of Elgin’s Human Relations Commission and Cultural Arts Commission invite the public to provide input about important topics related to public art and race at two scheduled meetings in June. Read on...

Offices closed
Memorial Day Observance  - All non-emergency city offices will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Waste Management will be running on a holiday schedule for the week of May 30. Collections will be delayed by one day. Read on...