The City of St. Charles has contracted with J.A. Johnson Paving for 2019’s Street Rehabilitation Project. This year’s project locations are as follows:
On May 17, you will have one more reason to look up to our Police officers. They will be perched atop Dunkin’ Donuts buildings in town for the 17th Annual Cop on a Rooftop event supporting Special Olympics Illinois. Stop in to the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1711 W. Main St. or/and 1566 E. Main St. from 5 a.m. to noon to say hello, offer a donation, buy t-shirts, hats, pins, etc.
The City of St. Charles Natural Resources Commission invites you to celebrate Arbor Day 2019 on Friday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in Lincoln Park, on Main Street between N. 4th and N. 5th Streets. This annual event features music, a tree raffle, free perennial giveaways, tree care demonstrations, educational materials for homeowners and special tree related programs. All ages are welcome to join the celebration!
The St. Charles Natural Resources Commission recognizes that trees, plants and clean environments enhance our community for everyone to enjoy.
We would like to welcome new Ward 4 Alderman David Pietryla. And welcome back to our returning Aldermen: Daniel Stellato, Ward 1; Rita Payleitner, Ward 2; Todd Bancroft, Ward 3; and Ed Bessner, Ward 5. They all will be sworn in at the May 6 City Council Meeting, where outgoing Alderman Steven Gaugel also will be recognized for his service on the Council.
4/3/19 UPDATE: Progress continues at the Arcada and we are doing weekly follow-up inspections. The major work right now involves the electric service for the building. The City is currently doing work right behind the theater to make a service upgrade possible for the facility. We also continue to work on the exiting issues and Mr. Onesti has provided the exiting study as part of this effort. I don’t have a firm date for you on when all of the work will be completed.
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.
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.
City representatives routinely interact with our legislators to be sure St. Charles’ interests are well represented at both the federal and state levels. On Feb. 22, 2019, city officials attended a panel of state legislators who addressed issues that will confront Illinois local governments in 2019.
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