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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Curbside Yard Waste Pickup Resumes April 1st

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will resume landscape waste collections on your regularly scheduled pickup day beginning April 1.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Oversized Vehicle Restrictions

Beginning March 14, 2019, at 12:01 A.M. the City of DeKalb will prohibit over-sized vehicles from traveling on specific roads.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Safe Exchange Zone Now Available

Safe Exchange Sign

On March 5, 2019, the DeKalb Police Department announced the addition of a Safe Exchange Zone. The Safe Exchange Zone is located in the front parking lot of the DeKalb Police Department at 700 W. Lincoln Hwy. The Safe Exchange Zone will provide a safe are...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Launching Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program

Beginning April 2019, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will offer DeKalb residents Hazardous Household Waste (HHW) home collection services.

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

E-Waste Collection Schedule For 2019

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will continue to collect electronic waste (E-waste) from households through the winter and throughout all of 2019. December’s E-waste collections are scheduled for next week on the 5th, 6th, and 7th.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Seasonal Parking Restrictions Begin December 1

The City of DeKalb's Department of Public Works reminds residents that Seasonal Parking Restrictions begin Saturday, December 1.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Residential Yard Waste and Leaf Collection Update

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will conclude citywide, curbside yard waste collections November 30, 2018. The City’s loose-leaf collection program will also continue through November 30. Crews will continue collecting leaves south to north.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

ComEd LED Streetlighting Program Update

The first phase of ComEd’s LED Street Lighting Program in DeKalb is complete. Over 800 ComEd-owned sodium-vapor streetlights have been replaced with LED streetlights.

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Lakeshore Recycling Services Begin September 1, 2018

On September 1, 2018, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) becomes the City’s waste hauler for garbage, recyclables, and yard waste. As we prepare for this transition, the City would like to provide a brief overview of upcoming dates and information.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

MetroNet to Begin Construction of Fiber Optic Network in DeKalb August 1

MetroNet signs

Beginning August 1, 2018, MetroNet, Inc. will begin the process of installing a fiber optic network that will bring their high-speed internet, television, and phone service to DeKalb.

In April 2018, the City Council approved a non-exclusive cable televisio...

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