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Fire

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Posted on: March 24, 2014

Prepare for unpredictable spring weather

Spring weather can be unpredictable. When severe weather hits unexpectedly, the risk of injury and death increases; planning ahead makes sense. Prepare for Read on...


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Posted on: April 14, 2014

Cleanup Event to be held at the Waste Management Transfer Station

On Saturday, April 26 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Elgin residents can dispose an unlimited amount of extra trash at the LEED certified Waste Management transfer station. The transfer station is located at 1225 Gifford Road Elgin,... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Annual Public Works Open House

Public Works Open House

Don't miss this years open house scheduled for Saturday May 17, 2014. Come learn about the services provided by the Public Works Department.

The Open House features: Equipment Rides, Touch-A-Truck, Informational... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Elgin Parks and Athletic Fields Notice-Fields Now Open

Athletic field usage is now available throughout the City of Elgin on fields and open areas that were previously closed longer than usual due to the harsh winter.

If interested in rental opportunities at the Sports... Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2013

Envision Elgin…Community Workshop #2

Envision Elgin

What is a Comprehensive Plan?
The City of Elgin’s Comprehensive Plan will serve as the official guide for land use and development. The Comprehensive Plan will provide a foundation for decision-making based on... Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2014

Yard waste collection to begin April 1

Weekly yard waste collection will begin Tuesday April 1. Waste Management (sticker or no sticker) will not collect yard waste or bundled brush placed out before April 1. Please place loose yard waste in biodegradable paper... Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

2014 Residential Grant Applications Available

The city is currently accepting applications for its historic architectural rehabilitation, property improvement (substitute siding removal, exterior paint, and chain link fence removal), overhead sewer and backwater valve,... Read on...

Grant Applications

Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: April 11, 2014

Lords Park Zoo Grand Re-Opening Celebration

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The Friends of Lords Park Zoo will be holding their yearly Heritage Month event in the farm zoo area of Lords Park, 325 Hiawatha Drive, Elgin, IL . Come and enjoy free pop corn, bottled water, animal tattoos for the children... Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2014

Elgin Parks and Athletic Fields Notice

The 2013-2014 winter season was uncommon for the Chicagoland area. Having experienced the third highest snowfall on record and freezing temperatures, the havoc done to our fields and parks has been unnatural. Current... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Walk with the Mayor!

Walk with Mayor

Walking with the Mayor will move outside again on May 21st, at 6:30 pm, in the South Country Knolls neighborhood. Join the mayor and converse with him as he takes a brisk 45-minute walk through the neighborhood.

Recent... Read on...


Police

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Posted on: July 25, 2013

Follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest!

We provide social media updates - follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2014

Register for the May Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a nationwide program that was developed to offer education and training to citizens wishing to effectively respond to emergencies that occur in homes, schools and places of... Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2014

Register for the Spring Session of the Senior Citizens Police Academy

Registration is now open for the next Senior Citizens Police Academy. This free program will be offered from May 28 - June 25, 2014. Classes are held from 8:30 am until 12:00 noon one day a week for five weeks. For senior... Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2014

Register for Security Through Surveillance (STS) Training

The Elgin Police Department offers a FREE specialized three-hour training program for homeowners and business contacts who would like to learn how to effectively utilize their surveillance cameras to prevent and solve crimes... Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2014

Register your National Night Out Block Party by June 27, 2014

Contact your neighbors and mark your calendars for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime prevention celebration! National Night Out (NNO) is a great opportunity to build neighborhood unity and strengthen police -... Registration info ...

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Public Works

2 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2014

Annual Public Works Open House

Public Works Open House

Don't miss this years open house scheduled for Saturday May 17, 2014

Don't miss this years open house scheduled for Saturday May 17, 2014. Come learn about the services provided by the Public Works Department.

The Open House features: Equipment Rides, Touch-A-Truck, Informational... Read on...

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,... Read on...