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Awards & Recognition

Red Gate Water Tower Wins Award

The 1.5-million gallon Red Gate Water Tower at IL 25 and Red Gate Road that was completed October 2016 has been named “Elevated Tank of the Year” by the Steel Plate Institute/Steel Plate Fabricator Association. With help from their consulting engineer, the City selected all-welded steel construction over other materials for its winter weather durability and enhanced aesthetics. The tank design, with nearly 1.5” thick steel, had to support the 12,495,000 pounds of water when full.

Fire Department’s Lt. Tony Cavallo Earns Statewide Recognition

Lt. Cavallo Honored at Sept. 6 City Council Meeting

Lieutenant Tony Cavallo in the St. Charles Fire Department recently was named a finalist in the 2016 American Legion Firefighter of the Year Award. Lt. Cavallo was honored at the Sept. 6, 2016, City Council Meeting.

Lt. Cavallo had to meet stringent eligibility guidelines and professional criteria to be considered for the award, which includes nominees from fire departments throughout Illinois.

City of St. Charles Receives Top Fire Protection Rating

City of St Charles News
Ranking could Mean Lower Fire Insurance Rates for St. Charles Residents and Businesses

The City of St. Charles has been awarded a Class 1 rating for Fire Protection from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), designating St. Charles  as one of only 99 cities out of 45,000 surveyed in the United States to earn the elite ISO Class 1 status. 

<--break->This ranking could translate into lower fire insurance rates for St. Charles residents and businesses.