Nomination Packets for the 2021 Consolidated Election available starting Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Residents may pick up their packet at the Reception Desk in the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main Street, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you prefer to have your packet emailed, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be sent by the next business day. Petitions cannot be circulated for signature before Sept. 22, 2020.
At the Oct. 19, 2020, City Council meeting, aldermen voted to extend the special temporary outdoor dining program through Nov. 30, 2020. Restaurants and bars offering expanded outdoor dining must follow all requirements of the Governor’s Executive Orders, as well as requirements from state and county health agencies, and the CDC. The outdoor dining program, originally approved at a special City Council meeting June 29, 2020, was set to expire Oct. 30, 2020.
Outdoor Dining Spaces
As a salute to healthcare workers, first responders, and all essential workers who continue to perform their jobs daily, the chimes in the Municipal Building Tower will play inspirational songs every day at noon.
“Our unique Municipal Building Tower is a distinguished symbol of St. Charles,” said Mayor Raymond Rogina. “I am glad the tower chimes can spread a message of thanks and hope to those who keep our community safe and running, even in this most difficult time for our city.”
Today, Mayor Raymond P. Rogina, who also serves as St. Charles Liquor Control Commissioner, executed two emergency orders in an effort to support St. Charles restaurants and pubs during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The following guidelines from the Illinois Liquor Control Commission were issued March 19, 2020.
1) Qualifying licensed bars and restaurants now will be able to deliver alcohol that is in original, sealed packaging for off-site, legal consumption. In the City of St Charles this includes Class B and C license holders.
As result of the recent COVID-19 pandemic and the anticipated future impacts of this world crisis, the St. Charles City Council, in an emergency meeting held March 18, 2020, officially declared a local state of emergency and granted emergency authority to Mayor Raymond P. Rogina.