All posts tagged "Erin Willrett"

  • 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
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  • Elburn to apply for county riverboat funds

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on March 3 agreed to give the go-ahead to Village Administrator Erin Willrett to apply for Kane County riverboat funds to finance a central business streetscape project. Willrett explained that the $100,000 she...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Board reviews Facility Planning Area map

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Sept. 3 reviewed the final draft of the Facility Planning Area document, which maps out the service area for Elburn’s waste-water treatment plant. The board viewed the initial draft in January and...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Village forming Economic Development Commission

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Tuesday offered seven individuals for appointment to the newly-formed Economic Development Commission, but the board will wait to vote on their approval until a few changes are made in the criteria....

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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  • Round two for village budget

    Round two for village budget ELBURN—During a budget discussion at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, Village President Dave Anderson said he does not support hiring a full-time police officer at this point in time.

    • Posted March 29, 2013
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  • Public Hearing held for comprehensive plan

    ELBURN—Residents had an opportunity to provide feedback on Elburn’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan during a public hearing on Monday.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Due diligence snags savings in Elburn

    ELBURN—As the year in Elburn winds up, Village President Dave Anderson on Dec. 17 took time out to congratulate members of the Village Board and staff on recent savings realized.

    • Posted December 28, 2012
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  • Village employee health insurance rates go up

    ELBURN—Health insurance rates for Elburn village employees went up for fiscal year 2012-13, but the dollar amounts will be close to what they were two years ago, Village Administrator Erin Willrett said at the Village Board meeting...

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Vending machines possible at Metra station

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a proposal to bring in vending machines to the Metra warming house. Sycamore residents Alex Broches and Patrick Meister came up with the idea after noticing an opportunity.

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Water, sewer fees get fresh look

    New engineering firm proposes fee changes, ShoDeen raises concern ELBURN—A representative from a developer of a proposed plan that would double Elburn’s population raised concerns Monday after village officials heard a presentation that recommended the village raise water...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Elburn ends the year in the black

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn ended the fiscal year with a positive balance, with more money to start this year than it had at the beginning.

    • Posted June 1, 2012
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  • Shodeen development public hearing stays open

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board will keep the public hearing on the Shodeen property annexation open until Monday, June 4. Village President Dave Anderson said he hopes the three remaining issues are resolved by that date.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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