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Cultivating Career Readiness in Future Generations

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.

Finance Director Christopher Minick Appointed to State Government Finance Association Committee

Minick will serve on the IGFOA Legislative Committee

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.

Human Resources Director Jennifer McMahon Appointed to Executive Board of State HR Association

McMahon Receives IPELRA Appointments

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.

City's Finance Reporting Receives Award, 33 Years and Counting…

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.