Dec. 16, 2020
In this last video update of the year, Mayor Rogina and Mark Koenen reflect on 2020, and share good news about development in S. Charles and other accomplishments, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov. 18, 2020
Special COVID-19 Message from 5 Local Mayors
May 14, 2020
April 23, 2020
April 7, 2020
April 3, 2020
March 27, 2020
March 20, 2020
“The Governor has stressed that all essential services remain available,” said St. Charles Mayor Raymond P. Rogina. “We, as a municipal government, provide essential services to our citizens every day and we will continue to do so to the best of our ability. We will do everything we can to minimize disruption to daily lives and aim to maintain as much normalcy as possible. However, the situation is evolving daily and we do not have all the answers. We ask for patience and understanding as we work through this unprecedented public health crisis together.”
Mayor Rogina appealed to all residents to do their part during this crisis, “Please understand there is a call to action for each one of us to follow the Governor’s order. We have a personal responsibility to be good citizens by practicing safe, preventative measures. I know St. Charles is a thoughtful and caring community. We’re all in this together. And together we will face this.”
March 18, 2020
City of St. Charles Declares Local State of Emergency
As result of the recent COVID-19 pandemic and the anticipated future impacts of this world crisis, the St. Charles City Council, in an emergency meeting held March 18, 2020, officially declared a local state of emergency and granted emergency authority to Mayor Raymond P. Rogina. This authority, as outlined in Ordinance 2020-M-11, is in effect until the next City Council meeting April 6, at which time the Council will consider whether to extend the authority. This declaration primarily enables the City to receive potential federal and state disaster funding and allows the City flexibility to make decisions in order to maintain essential services during this unprecedented public health crisis.
March 17, 2020
A Video Update on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation from St. Charles Mayor Raymond Rogina and City Administrator Mark Koenen
March 16, 2020
“The top priority of the City of St. Charles is keeping our citizens, employees, and community safe,” said Mayor Raymond Rogina. “As we navigate the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation together, I want you to know we are continually balancing efforts to slow the community spread of COVID-19, while also aiming to minimize disruption to our everyday lives. I appreciate the cooperation of our citizenry in joining us in utilizing best practices to combat COVID-19. We continue to work to impede the spread of the virus, but I remind everyone that it also is the personal responsibility of each one of us to take necessary precautions.
“The City of St. Charles remains in contact with leading health officials regarding the COVID-19 outbreak,” Mayor Rogina continued. “As part of a coordinated effort, the City participates in regular telebriefing updates from state and federal officials regarding the evolving COVID-19 situation and response. We are working with our county, state, and federal public health and emergency management partners, and will continue to share the latest information from these official agencies.”