Seasonal services, tips & information
The City sweeps its streets to remove sand, stone, debris, refuse, dirt, and other materials which may have accumulated on the roadway. Not only does it keep city streets clean and presentable, street sweeping also helps eliminate potential pollutants from entering the storm sewer system. Lakeshore Recycling Systems will assist with sweeping all public city streets on a regular basis according to the following schedule:
It's that time of year again, when little goblins and ghosts will be going door-to-door, trick-or-treating. The St. Charles Police Department recommends the following safety tips to help make the occasion safe and enjoyable:
Outdoor outlets should have waterproof covers. If moisture gets into outlets a shock hazard results. Standard outdoor outlets should be replaced with GFCI's.
Landscaping - Plan First
Fall is the perfect time for planting trees and shrubs. Be sure to consider the proper placement of trees and shrubs near power lines.
Come spring and summer, the City can expect heavy rain storms and the potential for flooding to accompany those heavy rains. In order to assist citizens that experience flooding due to significant rain events, the City will provide sand and sand bags at our Public Work Facility when a significant rain event is expected.
Mosquito Hotline 800-942-2555
Mosquito Control Season
To control nuisance mosquitoes, reduce the potential of mosquito-borne disease transmission and provide a comfortable and healthy atmosphere for residents.