All posts tagged "Erin Willrett"

  • End (of negotiations) in sight for Elburn Station development

    ELBURN—Village officials and Shodeen Construction representatives continue to work through the details of the annexation agreement for the Elburn Station development, with a special Village Board meeting set for Monday, May 14, to vote on the agreement....

    • Posted April 19, 2012
    • 0
  • Church may still close parking lot on April 15

    ELBURN—The Community Congregational Church’s parking lot at Shannon Street and Route 47 might close on April 15, despite efforts by the village and the local businesses to work out a deal with the church.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
    • 2
  • Village finalizes budget for vote

    Straw poll indicates 2 board members will vote no Elburn—The Elburn Village Board will vote on the 2012-13 fiscal year budget at its next board meeting on Monday, April 16.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
    • 0
  • Village discusses downtown parking lot

    ELBURN—With the impending closure of the Community Congregational Church parking lot on the corner of Shannon Street and Route 47 in Elburn, local businesses are looking to the village to help them out.

    • Posted March 29, 2012
    • 5
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plan consultant approved for hire

    ELBURN—Images, Inc. has been selected by the Elburn Village Board to work on the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, paid for by a $100,000 grant.

    • Posted March 23, 2012
    • 0
  • Elburn Village Board looks at budget

    ELBURN—With expenditures still outweighing income on the first draft of the 2012-13 budget, the Elburn Village Board looked for ideas of what to cut and what to keep at its meeting on Monday.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
    • 0
  • Holding out hope to keep downtown parking open

    ELBURN—The doors of communication are beginning to open between the church that owns the parking lot on the corner of Main and Shannon streets in downtown Elburn, and the business owners whose patrons park in that lot,...

    • Posted March 8, 2012
    • 2
  • ‘Where is everybody going to park?’

    Church's plan to close parking lot stirs business owners into action ELBURN—For anybody coming through Elburn on a given day, it's noticeable that the downtown is experiencing a boon.

    • Posted March 1, 2012
    • 3
  • Voters to decide on home rule status with March referendum

    ELBURN—Elburn voters will be asked whether to allow the village to become a home rule unit with a referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
    • 0
  • Voters to decide on new tax to pay for police pensions

    ELBURN—Voters in Elburn will be asked to approve a new property tax levy to pay for pensions for police officers. If approved, the new tax would be a separate line item on property tax bills.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
    • 0
  • Photo: Sweet beginnings

    Made From Scratch Pastries owner Valerie McGrath cuts the ribbon at the bakery’s grand opening Wednesday morning.

    • Posted December 2, 2011
    • 0
  • Village gets $100,000 grant for land use updates

    ELBURN—After initially being approved to receive a $15,000 grant to update the village’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the Chicago Metroplitan Agency for Planning decided that wasn’t enough, and awarded the village of Elburn a full grant in...

    • Posted October 22, 2011
    • 0
  • Cheaper electric rates coming to Elburn

    Elburn—Elburn Village Administrator Erin Willrett is reviewing bids for an electric power provider as the village gets ready to purchase electricity at a reduced bulk rate and will make a recommendation to the board next week.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
    • 0
  • Board OK’s pursuit of playground grant

    Elburn—There may be some new playground equipment next year at Community Center Park if the village is awarded an $85,000 grant through the Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Program.

    • Posted June 24, 2011
    • 0
  • Ardent about trees: Arbor Day celebration Saturday

    ELBURN—Elburn will celebrate trees and all they bring to the health and wellbeing of a community at an Arbor Day event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Elburn Community Center in the park at...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
    • 0
  • It’s budget time at Village Hall

    Elburn—Now is the time of year when village officials are putting the finishing touches on the budget for the next fiscal year.

    • Posted April 8, 2011
    • 0
  • Fund accounting 101

    Elburn—The village of Elburn is switching its accounting system for this year's budget to fund accounting.

    • Posted April 8, 2011
    • 0
  • Elburn board avoids water rate increase

    Elburn—It looks as if residents won’t have to face a water/sewer increase—for a while, at least. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven told the Elburn Village Board Monday that to complete all the projects on his wish list,...

    • Posted March 25, 2011
    • 5
  • Priorities, numbers needed to make a decision about water rate hike

    Elburn—Discussion at Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting centered on the need to have capital projects prioritized and numbers clarified in order to make a decision whether water and sewer rates should be increased.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
    • 1
  • Village approves Elburn Station concept plan

    Elburn—Elburn Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-1 to approve the Elburn station development's concept plan. Jeff Walter was the sole vote opposing the plan.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
    • 0