2 Stories
Posted on: September 28, 2015

Public invited to Elgin Fire Department Open House

EFD Open House

The Elgin Fire Department invites the public to attend its annual Open House from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 at Fire Station 2 (650 Big Timber Road, Elgin). Parking will be available across the street from the station in the Verizon parking lo...Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2015

NOTICE: Pace Operational changes

Pace Operational Changes

As part of our long-term vision, Pace is committed to providing the City of Elgin with sustainable transportation options and efficient operations. We are currently reevaluating our bus route network to improve customer service, safety, and on-time perfor...Read on...

View Pace's Elgin Posted Stop Locations

Parks and Recreation

3 Stories
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Check out our Programs!

Online Registration Site

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Park Activities

If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to Discover Elgin Parks.

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Discover Elgin Parks
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Parks and Recreation Foundation

Incorporated in 2013, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is a not for profit organization whose mission is “to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the Elgin community by making recreation and cultural programs, parks and recreation facilitie...Read on...

Elgin Parks Foundation Website


4 Stories
Posted on: October 2, 2015

If disaster strikes, are you ready? Join CERT!

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled training to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offers education that will enable residents to support the needs of their family, neighborhood an...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Registration is open for the Fall Spanish Citizens Police Academy

Registration is now open for the Elgin Police Department’s 2015 Fall Spanish Citizens Police Academy. The purpose of the academy is to build a better understanding between citizens and the police department through education. The classes are taught by Elg...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Security Through Surveillance training scheduled for October

This three-hour training program is for homeowners and business contacts who would like to learn how to effectively utilize their surveillance cameras to prevent and solve crimes. This is a free class.

Information and registration

Public Works

1 Story
Posted on: July 20, 2012

Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections.

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections. These projects are often referred to as the bricks and mortar, or infrastructure, which all cities need to provide esse...Read on...

Special Events & Cultural Arts

2 Stories
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Looking to host your own special event?

We are committed to making the special event application process as efficient and smooth as possible. Our staff will work with you along the way, advising you on available resources and assisting you in any way possible to assure a successful event.

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View the Special Events Planning Guide
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin's Special Events and Cultural Arts Office

Elgin is well known for our diverse variety of events year round via city sponsorships and partnerships with organizations in our community. Posters and Information for our seasonal events can be found online via press releases, event sites and the calen...Read on...