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Officer Jennifer Larsen is the Kane County Officer of the Year

Recognized for Saving the Life of a Baby

St. Charles Police Officer Jennifer Larsen is the Kane County Officer of the Year. Officer Larsen is recognized for saving the life of a baby in 2018 when responding to a 911 call for help.

Officer Larsen was presented with the special award Feb. 27, 2019, at Annual Kane County Officer of the Year banquet. The banquet is hosted by Batavia Moose Lodge 682 and the Kane County Chiefs of Police Association. She was nominated by St. Charles Police Chief James Keegan.

2019 Spring Hydrant Flushing Schedule

As part of the regular maintenance to the City’s water distribution system, the Public Works Water Division performs spring and fall hydrant flushing.  By simply flushing hydrants to allow water to flow rapidly through them water quality is improved and mineral build-up in the water mains is minimized. Hydrant flushing also ensures that hydrants are ready for emergency use.

Notice of Nominating Petition Filings for the April 2, 2019, Consolidated Election

Following is a list of candidates who filed Nominating Petition packets in the City Administrator’s/City Clerk  Office as of 5 p.m. Monday, December 17, 2018:

            Daniel P. Stellato (1348 Midway Avenue, St. Charles)         Ward 1

            Rita A. Payleitner (629 N. Tyler Road, St. Charles)               Ward 2

Discourage Coyotes from Making Your Neighborhood their Home

We can expect an increase in coyote sightings between now and February as young coyotes leave their parents in search of mates and territories to call their own. And, with the onset of winter, coyotes are more willing to venture out of their rural or wooded habitats and into residential areas in search of food and shelter.

While coyotes are unlikely to attack humans, they can become more aggressive if they find an area that suits their needs and they want to defend it. Tips for keeping coyotes from settling in your neighborhood:

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