Drop off new, unwrapped toys for the U.S. Marine’s Toys for Tots Program at the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St. There is a collection box right in the lobby. Toys can be dropped off through Dec. 15. Visit www.toysfortots.org for more information.
Ride in Kane provides door-to-door paratransit services to more than 12,000 senior, disabled, and low-income riders throughout Kane County each month. The fare is $4/trip.
Registered riders may call 1-866-727-6842 to schedule a ride. To be eligible, residents need to be 65 years or older and/or have an RTA Reduced Fare Card. Residents living in St. Charles City limits who qualify can call the City’s Utility Billing office at 630-377-4426 to register.
The Police Department offers safe and secure prescription drug disposal for St. Charles residents. The program has been a great success in keeping medications out of the environment (landfills, water supply, etc.) and in preventing possible substance abuse. Read more »
The City of St. Charles is in the process of moving to a lockbox system to process utility bill payments. The only change customers may notice is a different return mailing address on the utility bill. Beginning with bills mailed out in late December or early January, payments will be sent to a P.O. Box instead of the Municipal Building address. Utility billing staff will continue to handle all customer service calls and issues, just as before. Read more »
Is there someone on your holiday gift list who loves St. Charles as much as you do? Then consider a special St. Charles-inspired gift this season. Come to the lobby of the Municipal Building; we have: Read more »
City offices will be closed Wed. & Thurs., Dec. 24 & 25, 2014 for the Christmas holiday and Thurs., Jan. 1, 2015 New Year’s Day
Check your furnace and change the filter or make repairs if needed. Properly maintaining your furnace will conserve fuel by keeping it running efficiently and preventing leaks.
Thanks to all who supported our CASAtober fundraiser in support of CASA Kane County. The final tally from the bake sale (our best ever), City employees’ Giving Fridays, and the Blue Goose and JP Jewelers raffles was $2,312! Your generosity is truly appreciated.
A flake hasn’t fallen yet, but it’s time to start planning your entry in the annual Electric Christmas Parade. The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is now accepting entries for the parade, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m. on Main St. Read more »
Thanks again Pottawatomie Garden Club for the beautiful mums and other fall plantings around the Municipal Center. We can’t wait for them to start blooming!