All posts tagged "John Nevenhoven"
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
Aftermath of the storm
Elburn—By 11 a.m. on Wednesday, the snow had stopped falling and the process of digging out began.
- Posted February 11, 2011
Above and beyond
Public service becomes priority during blizzard ELBURN—Elburn firefighters, police officers, snow plow drivers, neighbors, Good Samaritans and a guy on a snowmobile rose above and beyond the usual to help those in need during Tuesday's blizzard.
- Posted February 11, 2011
Water, sewer rate increases benefit village
Elburn—The water and sewer rate increases implemented May 1, 2010, have paid off. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven said that the increase is keeping the village out of the red.
- Posted January 16, 2011
Public works budget laid out for review
by Lynn Meredith Elburn—Public Works, like the other village of Elburn departments, presented to the board on Monday its proposals for spending in the coming year. “We’re not voting. We’re just discussing at this point,” Village Administrator...
- Posted January 14, 2011
Village will repair leaking pump
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn will hire Gaskill-Walton to repair a leaking pump at the Williams Ridge Lift Station in Blackberry Creek subdivision, for an amount not to exceed $9,980.
- Posted October 29, 2010
Bid unnecessary for recent sewer repairs
ELBURNâ€”Stormwater sewer repairs related to a five-foot sinkhole in a backyard in the 500 block of Cambridge Street in Elburn will cost the village $20,000.
- Posted September 19, 2010
Loan sought for emergency generator at plant
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn this week applied for a $539,000 government loan to pay for an emergency generator for the wastewater treatment plant, to prevent residential sewer backups during power outages.
- Posted July 2, 2010
Trustee believes village staff is top-heavy
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn had three top staffersâ€”an administrator, a police chief and a public works superintendent until 2008, when it created another positionâ€”community development director, a job that later was renamed assistant village administrator.
- Posted May 7, 2010
Fire hydrant flushing next week
The Village and the Elburn Fire Department are scheduled to start flushing fire hydrants next week.
- Posted April 27, 2010
Tree removal, replacement will continue this spring
ELBURNâ€”The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Elburn as a Tree City USA for more than a decade, a recognition the village has earned, in part, by diligently maintaining its parkway trees.
- Posted March 22, 2010
Committee recommends higher water-sewer charges
ELBURNâ€”Elburn Village Board members in recent weeks have debated the best way to raise water and sewer revenue, with ideas ranging from charging a customer fee to hiking usage rates.
- Posted March 12, 2010
Stimulus funds sought for aging stormwater system upgrades
MP, ELBURNâ€”Maple Park and Elburn officials hope that economic stimulus funds will make sorely needed stormwater system improvements possible in their villages.
- Posted March 5, 2010
Village officials: Higher water, sewer charges needed
ELBURNâ€”Senior resident Joanne Gordon is concerned about the impact that a proposed $20 water and sewer fee would have on her household budget and those of others.
- Posted February 26, 2010
Village study proposes water, sewer fee increase
ELBURNâ€”The revenue-strapped village of Elburn could boost its budget by $463,200 per year by charging every household in Elburn a $20 base fee for water and sewer service, according to a Public Works Department study that village...
- Posted February 19, 2010
Repainting water towers will cost $400,000
ELBURNâ€”Two of the village's three water towers will need to be repainted within the next two years, Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said Monday.
- Posted January 29, 2010
Village examines Prairie Park needs
ELBURNâ€”Prairie Park at North and Third streets needs work, said Elburn Public Works Committee Chairman Jerry Schmidt.
- Posted October 30, 2009
Fat in sewer spoils sample
Elburnâ€”In testing treated wastewater at Elburn's plant in June, village engineers found a fecal chloroform violation. Village Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said fats in the sewer system could be the culprit.
- Posted July 30, 2009
7/23 Elburn notes
Shopâ€™s sidewalk sign may be posted at 6 a.m.; Wastewater pumps replaced, payment authorized
- Posted July 23, 2009