City News

04/22/2014

St. Charles Water Conservation Regulations in Effect May 1

04/22/2014

Restricted Watering Times Effective May 1 through August 31

04/22/2014

Hydrant Flushing Begins the Week of April 28

04/22/2014

As part of the regular maintenance of the St. Charles’ water distribution system, the Public Works Water Division performs annual hydrant flushing.

City of St Charles News
04/21/2014

The Next Shop St. Charles Challenge Winner Announced

04/21/2014

It Pays to Shop Local

City of St Charles News

Resident Mark Rafferty is the next winner of the Shop St. Charles Challenge after his name was picked in a random drawing of applicants. Rafferty visited three local businesses and then told us about his experiences. He will receive a rebate of up to $100 for successfully completing the Challenge.

City of St Charles News
04/21/2014

Peter Suhr Recommended for Appointment to Director of Public Works

04/21/2014

Suhr Has Been Serving as Interim Director Since August 2013

City Administrator Mark Koenen will recommend the appointment of Peter Suhr as Director of Public Works at the April 21, 2014, City Council meeting. Pending Council approval, Suhr’s appointment will be effective May 1, 2014. He has served as Interim Director of Public Works for the last 9 months.

City of St Charles News
04/19/2014

Come and Wish St. Charles a Happy 180th Anniversary!

04/19/2014

May 5, Council Chambers, 7 p.m. 

In May St. Charles turns 180 and the City would like to invite all citizens to a special 180th Anniversary recognition. 

04/15/2014
City of St Charles News
04/09/2014

Spring Clean Up is Back for 2014

04/09/2014

Program Returns for This Year

The City of St. Charles is conducting its Spring Clean Up program this year, which allows residents to place unwanted items at the curb for pick up. Spring Clean Up items will be collected on May 3 for residents east of the river and May 17 for west side residents. This service is for residents within the city limits of St. Charles only.

City of St Charles News
04/01/2014

A Legacy of Volunteerism

04/01/2014

Celebrating St. Charles’ 180th Anniversary

As the Legend of the Four Sons of Charlemagne goes,the firstborn son is the guardian of civic life, along with business and industrial life in St. Charles. April is National Volunteer Month and the perfect time to focus on St. Charles’ long, rich history of volunteerism and civic involvement, which is evident to this day.

City of St Charles News
03/18/2014

City Adopts New Alcohol Tax Penalty for Late Filing

03/18/2014

Effective immediately, an amendment to Title 3, “Revenue and Finance”, Chapter 3.42 “Alcohol Tax”, Section 3.42.090 “Late Payment and or/Filing; Failure to Pay and /or File”, was approved by City Council on Monday, March 17, 2014.

Arbor Day
03/12/2014

Think Spring! Plan to Be at the Arbor Day Celebration April 25

03/12/2014

Mark your calendars for the annual Arbor Day event Friday, April 25 in Lincoln Park on Main Street, west of Route 31. All ages are welcome to this annual celebration of trees. There’s something for everyone – music, art, a tree raffle, tree care demonstrations, and educational material for homeowners. The fun begins at 4:00 p.m.

City of St Charles News
03/12/2014

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03/12/2014

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03/03/2014

Home Security Tips for Vacationers

03/03/2014
If you are traveling during Spring Break this year, take a few simple steps to make sure your home is secure while you are away.
 
“Let your neighbors know when you will be on vacation and ask them to watch your home while you are gone,” said Interim Police Chief Steve Huffman. “We rely on residents to be our ‘eyes and ears’ when we can’t be there.
03/03/2014

Red Gate Bridge Receives Awards

03/03/2014
Since its opening in 2011, the Red Gate Bridge has received numerous industry awards and recognitions. 
 
In April, the City will be presented with an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies, after earning an award from the organization’s Illinois chapter.
City of St Charles News
03/03/2014

Happy Birthday St. Charles!

03/03/2014

From the Mayor’s Desk

In early May, our town will celebrate its 180th birthday. My review of “St. Charles: Culture and Leisure in An All-American Town” by Costas Spirou suggests a community with a rich heritage that supports our promising future.
City of St Charles News
02/27/2014

City of St. Charles Names Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager

02/27/2014

The City of St. Charles has named Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager in the Community & Economic Development Department. O’Rourke previously served as a Planner in the Community & Economic Development Department, a position he held for six years.