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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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