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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Elburn—Elburn joins municipalities all over the nation in trying to find money to pay for a federally mandated initiative to change all street signs in favor of greater reflectivity.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Village will repair leaking pump

    ELBURN—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
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  • Bid unnecessary for recent sewer repairs

    ELBURN—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
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  • Loan sought for emergency generator at plant

    ELBURN—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
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  • Trustee believes village staff is top-heavy

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn had three top staffers—an administrator, a police chief and a public works superintendent until 2008, when it created another position—community development director, a job that later was renamed assistant village administrator.

    • Posted May 7, 2010
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  • 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
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  • Tree removal, replacement will continue this spring

    ELBURN—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
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  • Committee recommends higher water-sewer charges

    ELBURN—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
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  • Stimulus funds sought for aging stormwater system upgrades

    MP, ELBURN—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
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  • Village officials: Higher water, sewer charges needed

    ELBURN—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
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  • Village study proposes water, sewer fee increase

    ELBURN—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
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  • Repainting water towers will cost $400,000

    ELBURN—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
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  • Village examines Prairie Park needs

    ELBURN—Prairie Park at North and Third streets needs work, said Elburn Public Works Committee Chairman Jerry Schmidt.

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Fat in sewer spoils sample

    Elburn—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
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  • 7/23 Elburn notes

    Shop’s sidewalk sign may be posted at 6 a.m.; Wastewater pumps replaced, payment authorized

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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