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Posted on: June 10, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Kaptain "Listening Sessions" Continue

The “Mayor’s Community Listening Sessions, which began in June, are scheduled to continue with additional live on-line web chats, community meetings and neighborhood walks each month throughout the remainder of the year.

The next live chat will take place at U-46 Headquarters on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Residents can log in to participate on-line each month at and follow the link on the home page to chat live with the mayor. Participants can type in comments and questions and the mayor will respond directly in the webcast. Residents are encouraged to participate either on-line or in person.

The purpose of these outreach events is for the mayor and other council members to hear directly from residents on issues, ideas and concerns they would like to share with their city government. These sessions are intended to provide a forum to discuss the important policy issues that will shape the future of our community.

Other upcoming community outreach events include:

Community Listening SessionDate: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Location: Wing Park, Shelter #1, 1000 Wing Street

Live Chat with Mayor KaptainDate: Tuesday, September 27, 2011Time: 7:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
School District U-46 Administrative Headquarters 355 E. Chicago, Room #252

Community Listening SessionDate: Monday, October 10, 2011Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 330 Griswold Street

Live Chat with Mayor KaptainDate: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.Location: Elgin Technology Center, Tower Building
100 East Chicago, 2nd floor

Residents can check out the complete schedule of Mayor’s Listening Sessions and live web-chats at the city’s website More meetings will be announced as they are scheduled. For more information email or call 847-931-5667.

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