2014 Leaf Collection Program

leaf collection map2014 Leaf Pick-Up Schedule

Check the 2014 Leaf Collection Map and Schedule above for boundaries, schedule and availability. Read more »

Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closures

City Offices will be closed Thursday & Friday November 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday!

St. Charles Earns Top Honor from Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On behalf of the City of St. Charles, City Administrator Mark Koenen and Electric Services Manager Tom Bruhl accepted the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency’s President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award at the Agency’s annual meeting and awards banquet held in Springfield on October 17. 

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Connect with Us

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The Best Plans Take Time to Unfold

The Red Gate Bridge turns two–after spending several decades on the books

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Winter Tree Care for your Yard

Winter brings extreme temperatures, icy winds and plenty of snow. Just as people are challenged by winter weather at this time of the year, so are trees, with one important difference: trees can’t avoid exposure to the elements.

Veteran’s Day Ceremony is Nov. 11

The Annual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor and thank all who served our country is Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 10:40 a.m. at the Freedom Shrine behind the St. Charles Police Station, 211 N. Riverside Ave. All are welcome. 

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Keep it Local!

Small Business Saturday is Nov. 29,  the same Saturday as the Holiday Homecoming Parade! While you’re downtown enjoying the festivities, stop into our local businesses and celebrate this annual day of shopping local.

City of St Charles News

Police Department Debuts Crime Prevention Newsletter

The St. Charles Police Department recently debuted its new Crime Prevention newsletter, Police Beat. The newsletter offers helpful information for protecting you, your family, and home against crime. Police Beat is available on the City website. For more information, please contact Crime Prevention Officer Bill Tynan at

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