All posts tagged "Dave Anderson"
Village gives thumbs-up to ‘Shop Elburn First’
ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission (EDC) received a big thumbs-up from the Elburn Village Board on Monday to move forward with the “Break the Habit, Shop Elburn First” campaign. The board also committed funding to help pay...
- Posted August 8, 2014
Upon further review: Experienced local IHSA officials take time to get it right
KANELAND—It could be that the best officiating crew in any high school sport is the one you barely notice. That’s ironic, considering the countless officials that make up the Illinois High School Association landscape go through painstaking...
- Posted August 7, 2014
Elburn grows up
Photo:The Shodeen master planned community known as Elburn Station will contain over 110 acres of parks and green open space with miles of recreational paths, connecting the potential 200,000 square feet of commercial buildings on the north...
- Posted March 28, 2014
Residents will see rate increases for water, sewer
ELBURN—Next fiscal year’s budget will include several increases for Elburn residents, including a hike in the water and sewer rate. The board voted unanimously at Monday’s meeting to raise the rates, beginning with the May 1 bill....
- Posted March 22, 2014
Metra commuters will soon pay more to park
ELBURN—Metra commuters will soon see an increase in their daily parking rate to cover the costs of maintaining the parking lot. “We’re spending more money there than we’re taking in,” Village President Dave Anderson said during the...
- Posted March 14, 2014
Elburn police expenses outweigh revenues
ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday pointed out that the village’s budgeted police operating expenses of $1.6 million outweighed the $1.3 to $1.4 million in general fund revenues. Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith requested $834,000 for...
- Posted March 7, 2014
‘Roar’ Comedy Central-Style roast for Chris Halsey Wednesday, March 12 Elburn Lions Park 500 S. Filmore St., Elburn 6 p.m. $25 donation per person RSVP by Friday, Feb. 28, at (630) 365-6315 Friends, colleagues to ‘roast’ Elburn...
- Posted February 21, 2014
Elburn to approve contract for water tower painting, other maintenance
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a project for painting and other maintenance and improvements to the Prairie Valley North elevated water storage tank scheduled this summer. Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said that although the...
- Posted February 13, 2014
‘Carrie’s going to be missed’
Photo: Longtime Elburn resident Carrie Petrie (pictured with her daughter, Cara, and granddaughter, Abby) passed away on Jan. 9. Petrie was involved with the Elburn American Legion’s Women’s Auxiliary, played an active role in the Elburn Memorial...
- Posted January 24, 2014
Elburn Village President looks toward 2014 with optimism
ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson sees growth and improvements for Elburn in the coming year. After three years with only two building permits for new homes in each of those years, 2013 will likely end with eight...
- Posted January 1, 2014
Elburn moves forward in 2013
by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson doesn’t like to call things the village gets done “accomplishments.” “We’re just doing our job,” he said. Even so, the list of items on the “Elburn doing its job”...
- Posted December 30, 2013
Builders in Blackberry Creek obtain reduction in fees
Village sees growth picking up ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a reduction in impact fees that several builders had requested for lots within the Blackberry Creek subdivision. The Village Board earlier this year approved the...
- Posted December 20, 2013
Elburn VB passes 2013 levy
ELBURN—The Village Board on Monday unanimously approved a 2013 tax levy of $824,000, following a public hearing with no comment. Village President Dave Anderson said that, dividing the property tax amount residents pay to the village, the...
- Posted December 6, 2013
Elburn residents save money on electric bills
Village negotiates on their behalf with competitive bidders ELBURN—Elburn residents who took advantage of an electricity savings program the village initiated in 2011 have saved an average of about $40 per month on their electricity bill during...
- Posted December 6, 2013
Elburn to hold public hearing on tax levy
ELBURN—The village of Elburn will hold a public hearing on its tax levy request prior to the Village Board meeting on Monday, Dec. 2. Although the amount the village is asking for, $824,000, is the same amount...
- Posted November 23, 2013
Village Board agrees to keep current meeting schedule for a full year
ELBURN—Elburn village trustees on Monday agreed to continue meeting only twice a month for now, even though half of them had previously expressed a desire to return to a weekly schedule. Trustee Jeff Walter at the Nov....
- Posted November 22, 2013
Board members feeling ‘out of the loop’
Question whether meeting twice a month is enough ELBURN—The move for the Elburn Village Board to meet twice a month instead of four times a month has caused some trustees to feel “out of the loop,” as...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Officials celebrate Anderson bridge groundbreaking
ELBURN—Decades in the planning, construction is set to begin on the Anderson Road bridge as public officials put shovels in the ground on Monday. The shovels symbolized breaking ground on the project that will provide an overpass...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Trustees raise concerns on village social media policy
ELBURN—Village Board members and staff on Monday raised concerns regarding the village’s social media policy for its employees. The policy was added to the village’s employee personnel policy manual during the past year, and came up for...
- Posted November 7, 2013
‘Things are moving forward’ in Elburn
ELBURN—“Things are moving forward” in Elburn, said Building Commissioner Tom Brennan at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The number of new residential building permits for 2013 is at double the number for 2012, with the potential...
- Posted October 26, 2013