The St. Charles City Council is holding a Public Hearing to examine the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021. The hearing is April 6, 2020, at 7 p.m., in Council Chambers, 2 E. Main Street. Members of the public may ask questions about the budget or comment either verbally or in writing.
The Career Pathway Job Shadow initiative is an innovative partnership between District 303 and the City of St. Charles that provides interested students from North and East high schools with an inside view of local government careers. What makes this program so exciting is that high school students are learning first-hand about a wide variety of education and certification options, work environments, tasks, and tools associated with positions from all eight City government departments before choosing a higher education career path.
In the first video letter of the decade, Mayor Ray Rogina and City Administrator Mark Koenen discuss updates on 1st Street, what’s up with Pheasant Run, a bicycle/trail opportunity, 7th Avenue Creek flood mitigation improvements.
City of St. Charles Director of Finance Christopher Minick has been appointed to the Legislative Committee of the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA). The IGFOA Legislative Committee serves as the voice of the association in the state and federal legislation process and develops relations with state constitutional offices to communicate local government views and promote sound government financial policies.
City of St. Charles Human Resources Director Jennifer McMahon has been appointed a two-year term as the Director-at-Large and Chair of the Legislative Advocacy Committee for the Illinois Public Employer Labor Relations Association (IPELRA). As the Director-at-Large and Chair, McMahon will help research and influence state and federal labor laws. The committee also is involved in filing state and federal briefs that impact public sector issues.
Mayor Rogina sits down with City Administrator Mark Koenen to talk about all things "holiday" in St. Charles -- including grandchildren and the new tower lights!
Streamlined Report Offers a Clear View of City Finances
On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 1:04 AM, the St. Charles Police and Fire Departments responded to the 400 block of E. Main Street for a vehicle that had left the roadway and crashed into a business building.
For the 33rd year in a row, the City of St. Charles’ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report was awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award is the highest form of recognition in government accounting and finance. It recognizes the City of St. Charles for showing a spirit of full disclosure in clearly communicating the City’s finances.
Annual rates for City of St. Charles water, sewer and electric utility customers were approved at the April 15, 2019, City Council meeting and will begin showing up on utility bills in June.