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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
ELGIN TAP WATER IS SAFE DESPITE SEASONAL TASTE AND ODOR EVENT  - Some have reported their water to having a different taste or odor. The taste and odor experienced are caused by a odorant (2-methyl isoborneol) that is released by certain algae in the city’s water source, the Fox River. 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...

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