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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
Water is safe
WATER UPDATE: ELGIN TAP WATER REMAINS SAFE DESPITE TASTE & SMELL  - Water remains safe to consume and continues to improve, although some are still experiencing a different smell or taste. In an effort to combat this aesthetic issue, the city’s water treatment process has been adjusted to include more well water & carbon. Read on...

Police hiring
Elgin Police Officer Testing Process Open  - The Elgin Police Department announces that the testing process for the position of police officer is currently open. Read on...