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St. Charles Police Station Named an APWA 2020 Public Works Project of the Year

The American Public Works Association (APWA) selected the new St. Charles Police station project as a public Works Project of the Year in the $5- $25 million structures category. This award promotes excellence in project management, safety, community relations, environmental impact, and construction innovation.

“The success of this project is the direct result of the hard work and dedication of the entire project team,” said Public Works Director Peter Suhr.

Scam Alert

We have heard that residents have received Social Security scam phone calls with the caller ID displaying St. Charles Police Department. The most recent call was from someone in Highland Park. Please share this information and report any suspicious calls to the Police Department 630.377.4435.

St. Charles 708 Community Mental Health Board to Consider Funding Requests

The St. Charles 708 Community Mental Health Board will consider requests for funding for fiscal year 2020-2021 at its annual meeting on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m., in City Council Chambers, 2nd floor, 2 East Main Street. The Mental Health Board has allotted approximately $592,000 in funding for organizations that serve the residents of St. Charles by providing services related to mental disorders, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, and drug abuse in fiscal year 2019-2020.

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.