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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Ward 1 Meeting

The public is invited to join Alderman Carolyn Morris on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to
discuss concerns or issues within the First Ward or in DeKalb.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Needs Survey

The City of DeKalb receives approximately $400,000 in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds each year.  The use of CDBG funds must meet at least one of the National Objectives of benefiting low and moderate income citizens, aidin...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Updated- Nicor Gas

Nicor Gas will be working on modernizing The City of DeKalb's natural gas infrastructure from August 28 until the first week of November.

Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Paint-A-Plug Program

Spring appears to have finally descended upon the northern Illinois region, and with the season’s arrival, the City of DeKalb is refreshing its Paint-A-Plug fire hydrant art program.

The Paint-A-Plug program was initiated by the city’s ...

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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 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: 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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