Seasonal services, tips & information

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 »

Keep Your Water Pipes from Freezing

Public Works receives a lot of questions about how to “winterize” water pipes. You may need to winterize your water service if your home will be vacant (due to a move, sale, extended vacation, etc.) or when home renovations require shutting the water off.

Here are a few suggestions to avoid frozen pipes: Read more »

Winter Safety Reminders

We’re gearing up for another northern Illinois winter. Staff is hard at work preparing the equipment and making sure de-icing supplies are ready to keep city streets safe and clear. The City uses a computerized forecasting system to monitor the weather and crews are scheduled and ready to respond around-the-clock.

Please keep these winter safety tips in mind: Read more »

Christmas Tree Pick Up & Holiday Refuse Collection

Refuse collection will follow the normal pick up schedule for the weeks of Dec. 22 & 29.

Christmas trees will be picked up during the weeks of Jan. 5 & 12, 2015, on both sides of the river on the regularly scheduled refuse day. After the two-week period, a sticker will be required for pick up. Trees are not to be placed in disposal bags. Residents should note that all decorations, including tinsel, must be removed. For questions, please contact Public Works at 630-377-4405 or Read more »

Clearing State, County and City Roads

The following state roads are plowed and maintained by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) phone number 847-705-4228:

  • Rt. 31 north of the railroad trestle
  • Rt. 25 north of Johnor Ave
  • Rt. 64 west of Randall Rd
  • Rt. 64 east of 13th Ave

The following roads are plowed and maintained by the Kane County Highway Department (KDOT) phone number 630-584-1170: Read more »

Helpful Winter Reminders: Snow Plow Safety

City staff is gearing up for another northern Illinois winter. They are preparing the equipment and making sure de-icing supplies are ready to keep city streets safe and clear throughout the winter. Around-the-clock crews are ready to respond to winter weather conditions. Here’s what you can do to help: Read more »

City Crews are Prepared for Winter Weather

Public Works staff is prepared to maintain safe road conditions for our community this winter. The foundation of our successful snow program has been the ability to mobilize our equipment and personnel for any storm event, including light or heavy snowfall and ice storms. Read more »

Final Yard Waste Collection

The last yard waste collection for 2013 will be the week of November 25 on your regular refuse day. Collections will resume April 2014.

Public Works Fact

5,000 Cubic Yards of Leaves Were Collected During the City’s 2012 Leaf Collection Program
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