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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Leaf Collections Begins Monday, October 29,2018

The Public Works Department will begin the annual leaf collection program on October 29. Residents should rake leaves into a narrow row parallel to the backside of the curb on the parkway, not in the street.

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

City Accepting Applications for Human Services Funding

The City of DeKalb is now accepting applications for FY2019 Human Services Funding. Pending City Council approval of the 2019 budget, grant funds totaling $144,500 will be made available to local not-for-profits with 501(c)(3) status who provide services ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Citywide Crack Filling Program Scheduled to Begin Next Week

As part of the 2018 Street Maintenance Program, the City will begin a citywide crack filling program on Thursday, October 19.

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

DeKalb Citizens’ Environmental Commission Accepting Nominations for Annual PRIDE Awards

The PRIDE Awards recognize residents, organizations, and/or businesses that have significantly improved the quality of life in DeKalb through projects, activities, or programs emphasizing resource conservation.

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Railroad Crossings to Close for Track Maintenance

Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) has informed the City railroad crossings north of Lincoln Highway at Sixth Street, Seventh Street, and Tenth Street may close as early Friday, October 5, to accommodate scheduled track maintenance.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Eastbound Fairview Drive at South Annie Glidden Reopening

Eastbound access to Fairview Drive from South Annie Glidden Road will open today at 6:00 P.M.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Moody’s Affirms City’s A1 Bond Rating; Assigns Negative Outlook

On September 25, 2018, Moody’s Investors Service affirmed the City’s current bond rating of A1. While the City maintained its bond rating, Moody’s assigned a negative outlook to that rating in its most recent rating review.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

TIF - Taxing District Update Letter

On August 7, 2018, the City convened a meeting of the Joint Review Board to evaluate and make a recommendation on the proposed Central Business District TIF District (TIF 3). At this meeting, concerns regarding the administration of TIFs 1 and 2 were rais...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Police to Begin Enforcing Previously Lifted Parking Restrictions in the Ellwood Neighborhood

Contractors for the 2018 Street Maintenance Program have finished all the street maintenance that restricted access to some residential streets and driveway approaches in the Ellwood Neighborhood.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Citywide Yard Waste Sites Close Permanently August 31, 2018

On Friday, August 31, 2018, the citywide yard waste sites will close permanently.

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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: August 16, 2018

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Announces Cart Delivery Schedule

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will begin to deliver carts on Monday, August 27, 2018.

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Waste Management Announces Cart Collection Schedule

Waste Management (WM) has notified the City they will begin to collect their refuse and recycling carts on August 29, 30, and 31 coinciding with WM’s final pick-up days.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

New Look DeKalb e-News to be Published Monthly Beginning August 1

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To provide more timely information on news and events in the DeKalb community, the City of DeKalb began publishing its electronic newsletter, DeKalb e-News, monthly effective August 1. Previously, the newsletter was published bi-monthly, which often made ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Services Overview

On September 1, 2018, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) becomes the City’s exclusive waste hauler for refuse (garbage), recyclables, and yard waste. As the City and LRS prepare to transition, the City would like to review the upcoming services.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

No Parking Citations for Ellwood Neighborhood Residents During Street Maintenance

With construction scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, residents will experience contractor-imposed parking restrictions in addition to the restrictions recently implemented under Phase II of the Safe Streets Initiative.

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

2018 Street Maintenance Program Begins July 11, 2018

On July 11, 2018, Curran Contracting Company (Curran) will begin the 2018 Street
Maintenance Program. This year’s program will focus on three geographic areas
throughout the City and conclude with a citywide crack-filling schedule.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

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

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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.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

City Encourages Participation in the Paint-A-Plug Program

The City of DeKalb Citizens’ Community Enhancement Commission is pleased to announce the Paint-A-Plug Program, which encourages community members to “adopt” a fire hydrant in the community. By adopting a fire hydrant, partici...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Illinois Tollway to Begin Resurfacing, Interchange Construction Project; City Encourages the Public

In April, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) will begin work to resurface the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) from Sugar Grove to Rochelle.

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