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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Replacement of the parking lot to the north of the Municipal Building is now complete. The lot, bordered by the Municipal Building, Police Department, the river and Riverside Ave. is now open. If you park there you will notice a simplified traffic flow pattern, easy-to-pull-in diagonal spaces, pedestrian walkways, a public plaza and additional green space. What you won’t see—but just as important—is the much-needed water main, electric systems and storm sewer infrastructure replacement. Read more »
With the holiday and winter heating seasons rapidly approaching, the St. Charles Fire Department would like to offer the following tips for having a safe and enjoyable winter:
Wood Stoves and Fireplaces Read more »
Protect your pipes. When water freezes, it expands. If water is inside a pipe when it expands, it breaks the pipe and leaves you with a large repair bill. Read more »
Move Makes it a Year-Round Market!
The St Charles Farmers Market goes indoors beginning Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, through May 29, 2015. The farmer's market is open Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon in Baker Hall at the Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 4th Avenue and Main Street in St. Charles. More information is on the St. Charles Community website or visit the market's facebook page. Read more »
The St. Charles Police Department is comprised of dedicated sworn officers and civilian support staff. We believe strongly in community-oriented public service. If you need a police officer for any reason, whether it’s a simple service call or an emergency, please call 911. Read more »