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Fire

1 Story
Posted on: October 1, 2014

Fire Chief John Fahy Reminds Elgin Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”

Along with firefighters and... Read on...

NFPA's website

Hemmens Events

1 Story
Posted on: October 21, 2014

Elvis Tickets on sale 10.28.2014

Elvis

The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular taking the stage Friday, January 9, 2015 goes on sale on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 10am. Tickets can be purchased via phone 847.931.5900, in person at The Hemmens Box Office or... Read on...

Buy Elvis Tickets

Home

8 Stories
Posted on: October 21, 2014

Halloween Trick or Treat Hours-October 31, 2014

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Halloween is Friday, October 31st. Recommended Halloween trick-or-treating hours are from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

Valuable Halloween Safety Tips
Posted on: October 21, 2014

Early Voting Information for Kane and Cook County Residents

For the November 4th General Election, Early Voting will take place from October 20th through November 3rd. Early voting allows voters to cast a full ballot before the observed election day.

Although voters can... Read on...

Additional Early Voting Information
Posted on: October 16, 2014

City of Elgin to Host Community Budget Input Meetings

The Elgin Strategic Plan Advisory Commission will host two community meetings to ask the public to provide input on issues related to the 2015 Budget. Each meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude no later than 8:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Informational Workshop for the 2015 CDBG Program to Be Held

The City of Elgin will kick-off its 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year by holding an informational workshop on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 10:00 A.M., at The Centre of Elgin, Heritage Ballroom,... Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

U.S. Census Bureau Conducting The American Community Survey In Elgin

The Elgin Police Department would like to inform residents that over the next few weeks the U.S. Census Bureau will be in Elgin conducting The American Community Survey. The survey, which is conducted randomly in areas... Read on...

American Community Survey Info
Posted on: August 22, 2014

Petitions for Candidacy

Petitions for candidacy for the 2015 Elgin municipal election are available in the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall, Room 202, 150 Dexter Court. The Elgin City Council will have the position of Mayor and four... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

McLean Blvd. Resurfacing Project

McLean Resurfacing

Phase I of McLean Blvd. resurfacing has begun. There are lane closures on McLean Blvd. in both directions between Meyer St. and just north of Highland Ave. Weather permitted, Phase I of the resurfacing should be completed... Read on...

View complete details of project
Posted on: October 16, 2014

City of Elgin Annual Youth Scholarship Challenge

Teams from local businesses, civic organizations, schools or neighborhoods are invited to participate in the ninth annual Youth Scholarship Team Challenge, to be held from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. on Friday, November 7, at The... Read on...


Parks and Recreation

2 Stories
Posted on: October 16, 2014

City of Elgin Annual Youth Scholarship Challenge

Teams from local businesses, civic organizations, schools or neighborhoods are invited to participate in the ninth annual Youth Scholarship Team Challenge, to be held from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. on Friday, November 7, at The... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Walk with the Mayor at The Centre

Walk

The mayor wants to encourage all Elgin residents to exercise regularly for the health benefits. The walks are held the first Tuesday of the month on the walking track, beginning at 8 am.


Police

5 Stories
Posted on: October 9, 2014

October is both Crime Prevention and Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is both National Crime Prevention Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

If you haven't had the opportunity to visit our Community Relations / Crime Prevention Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

U.S. Census Bureau Conducting The American Community Survey In Elgin

The Elgin Police Department would like to inform residents that over the next few weeks the U.S. Census Bureau will be in Elgin conducting The American Community Survey. The survey, which is conducted randomly in areas... Read on...

American Community Survey Info
Posted on: October 10, 2014

Spanish-Speaking Citizens Police Academy set for January

We recently hosted our first Spanish speaking Citizens Police Academy in recent years. The program was received very well and we are pleased to announce that the next training dates have been established.

EPD's winter... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 25, 2013

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

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

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 7, 2014

EPD is able to issue temporary disabled parking placards to qualifying residents

As a new service to Elgin residents only, EPD will be making available to its residents who qualify temporary disabled parking placards at no charge. All conditions of the program must be met before a placard is issued; the... Read on...

Full information about the placard program

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,... Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

3 Stories
Posted on: April 24, 2014

Fall 2014 Special Events Announced

Nightmare on Chicago Street
Date: October 25th
Time: 6pm – 11pm
Location: Chicago Street from Villa to Douglas
Fee: $10
Description: SAVE THE DATE –... Read on...

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... Read on...

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... Read on...