2015 Brush Pick-Up Schedule

The Brush Pick Up program is conducted from April to October. Only City of St. Charles residents who pay a monthly fee on their utility bill are eligible. To find out if you are eligible for the program, review your City utility bill for the fee, input your address in My Neighborhood on the City website, or call Utility Billing at 630.377.4426 for verification.

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Street Sweeping Schedule for 2015

City of St Charles NewsWith the onset of spring, the City will resume street sweeping. St. Charles will utilize the services of K. Hoving Companies to assist with sweeping all public City streets according to the following schedule: 

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Looking for a way to get involved in the St. Patrick’s Parade?

Well you’re in luck. The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is looking for volunteers to help out with the parade on on Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m. Download the volunteer application from the Partnership’s website and email the completed form to

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Prepare Now for Spring Storms

City of St Charles NewsHarsh weather sometimes means unavoidable springtime power-outages. If your power goes out: Read more »

No Spring Clean Up This Year

There is no citywide Spring Clean Up program this year. The next Spring Clean Up is anticipated for 2016, subject to council approval. As an alternative, you may want to participate in the park district’s Communitywide Garage Sale April 24 & 25. 

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March 2015 – Green Idea

City of St Charles NewsWhen shopping for electronics and appliances there are a few things to keep in mind. There are two price tags – the purchase price and the operating cost.  Those with an Energy Star rating will have an EnergyGuide label that tells you how much it will cost to operate every year.

Natural and Beneficial Functions of Floodplains

City of St Charles NewsAs we head into spring, the melting snow and inevitable rain storms highlight the importance of flood plains. The benefits of floodplains go beyond providing natural erosion control and open space to reduce future flooding. Read more »

The 2015 Consolidated Election is April 7

Be sure to get out and vote. Early voting is available at the Municipal Building weekdays from Monday, Mar. 23 to Thursday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For a complete list of early voting sites, visit the Kane County Elections website.

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A Closer Look at the First Street Redevelopment Plans

Here’s a look at the latest details on the First Street redevelopment. An updated proposal for the third phase of the project was recommended for approval by the Planning and Development Committee during a special meeting Feb. 17. The plans are scheduled to be voted on by the City Council March 2. Read more »

2015 St. Patrick's Parade

Saturday, March 14, 2pm

City of St Charles NewsThe St. Patrick’s Parade on Main St. in downtown St. Charles features Irish dancers, authentic Irish music, floats and more! Get into the Irish spirit and join us! ​Entry forms are due to the Downtown St. Charles Partnership Friday, February 13. More at

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