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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...

Fox Trot
2016 Elgin Valley Fox Trot Registration Closing  - Online registration for the 39th annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot closes at midnight on Wednesday, May 25. In-person registration as well as bib and t-shirt pick-up will be available at The Centre of Elgin’s fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. Read on...