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2019 Refuse Collection Rates Take Effect July 1

Stickers Purchased Before July 1 will be Honored

Beginning July 1, 2019, refuse collection fees from Lakeshore Recycling Systems will change for City of St. Charles residents. All stickers previously purchased prior to July 1 are still valid, so residents can use their current supply.

The 2019 rates for stickers and monthly container rentals are:

Stickers and Bags

  • Refuse Sticker $2.72 ea.
  • Yard Waste Sticker $2.72 ea.
  • Half-size Refuse Bag $2.08 ea.

Monthly Container Rentals 


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.

Police: Patrols Keeping Impaired Drivers Off the Road

Celebrate July 4th Responsibly

The St. Charles Police Department announced plans for July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign runs from June 17 through July 8 to encompass three summer weekends leading up to and after Independence Day.

“We’re asking all of our residents and visitors to celebrate Independence Day safely,” said Commander Eric Majewski. “It’s simple: If you’re driving, don’t drink or use drugs. Our officers will be out in full force to keep impaired drivers off the road.”

Nicor Project Underway

Boundaries: 3rd Street, Center Street, 7th Street & Mosedale

Nicor is doing work to modernize its infrastructure as part of its Investing in Illinois initiative. They are working on the gas mains in an area bounded by 3rd Street, Center Street, 7th Street & Mosedale. Residnets in the work area received a flyer with more details. Read the flyer here.

Police Report:

Home Invasion 300 Block of Illinois Street

On June 14, 2019, at 1:58 AM, officers were dispatched to the report of a criminal sexual assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers encountered the suspect who was outside of the victim’s residence. The suspect was identified as:

Jason A. Carter

42 years old

St. Charles, Illinois

Police Report:

Residential Burglary on S. 13th Street

On June 13, 2019, at 1:02 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the report of a residential burglary that had just occurred. The first officer arrived on scene within one minute of being dispatched.

The homeowner reported that he returned home and interrupted what appeared to be a residential burglary attempt. A struggle ensued and the two offenders fled from the house on foot. St. Charles Fire Department units were also dispatched and the homeowner was transported to Northwestern Delnor Hospital with minor injuries.

IDOT is Resurfacing a Western Portion of IL Rt. 64 in St. Charles

Work Scheduled to Begin Mid-May

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is resurfacing a western portion of IL Rte. 64, from Randall Road in St. Charles to IL Rte. 47 in Campton Hills. Work is scheduled to begin mid-May. Rt. 64 will remain open to traffic throughout the project, but be alert for lane closures, construction flaggers and electronic message boards to manage traffic patterns.

For more information, visit the IDOT website at