All posts tagged "Steve Smith"

  • 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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  • Photo: A strong draw

    The Elburn Fire Department on Sunday held a raffle drawing for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding. The raffle winners were Roger Fronek (1st place, $4,675), Bob Ushman (2nd place, iPad Mini) and Jean Milz (3rd place, Amazon Kindle). The...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Elburn police chief receives award for his support of Marine reservist

    ELBURN—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith was recognized on Monday night for his support of U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sargent and part-time Elburn police officer Ben Pepich. Pepich, who recently returned from a one-year deployment, nominated Smith...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Elburn Police Chief recognized for patriotic support of military

    Elburn Police Dept. supports those who serve in the guard or reserve ELBURN—The Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, recently recognized Elburn Police Chief Steve...

    • Posted October 22, 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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  • Parking, other violations may soon cost more in Elburn

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in Elburn could soon cost you more money. The Village Board will vote Monday, Nov. 5, on a schedule of fines that were previously discussed at the village Committee of the Whole meeting on Oct. 9.

    • Posted October 26, 2012
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  • Pay by phone for Elburn Metra parking

    ELBURN—Have you ever stood in front of a Metra parking payment machine, punching in numbers and hoping the train wouldn’t leave before you were done?

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Elburn Police Department helps residents with lost pets

    Elburn—Coming home from work and finding a family pet missing can be difficult to deal with, but the Elburn Police Department tries to make it easier on residents.

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • Police chief recommends increase in parking fines

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in the village of Elburn could soon get a lot more expensive, according to a rewrite of the traffic codes.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Metra pay-as-you-go not going yet

    Elburn—The new pay-by-phone option for Metra train riders set to start April 1 will be a few more weeks in coming, Police Chief Steve Smith said.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Police Chief presents draft budget for next year to Village Board

    ELBURN—Police Chief Steve Smith presented a draft budget to the Village Board at Tuesday's Committee of the Whole meeting. Although Village President Dave Anderson said that the final total will not be known until the police department...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Train breakdown stops traffic for 90 minutes

    ELBURN—Elburn residents are used to hearing that train whistle blow and seeing those gates go down as one of the 90 or so trains passing on the Union Pacific line stops traffic.

    • Posted November 18, 2011
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  • Population growth means new police commission for Elburn

    ELBURN—Three Elburn residents were named as the village’s new police commission, now that the village has more than 5,000 residents; 5,602 to be exact, according to the 2010 Census.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Board clarifies fire ordinance

    Change makes it easier to understand what is allowed Elburn—Backyard campfires can still be enjoyed around Elburn, thanks to some modifications to the village’s burning ordinance.

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • Officer on duty at Metra during morning commute

    ELBURN—Commuters have been seeing a friendly uniformed face during their morning commutes.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Police sued for false arrest

    Elburn—A man who was arrested for driving on an expired driver's license has filed suit against the Elburn Police for false arrest.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Taking a first look at Elburn Police budget

    Elburn—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith presented the public safety budget to the Committee of the Whole in the first of at least two looks at department needs for the coming year. One need in particular is the...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Train hits man on Elburn tracks in apparent suicide

    ELBURN—A 48-year-old Aurora man was struck and killed by a train in Elburn at 11:13 p.m. on Saturday. Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said the death was a suicide.

    • Posted September 10, 2010
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  • Protecting volunteer protectors

    Elburn—As part of the effort to appoint voluntary auxiliary officers in the village, Elburn officials faced the question of insurance and liability during Monday’s Village Board meeting.

    • Posted August 6, 2010
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  • Police, fire chiefs agree on burn permit changes

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department currently issues burning permits for outdoor fires. However, Police Chief Steve Smith suggested during the July 12 Public Safety Committee meeting that the Elburn & Countryside Fire Department should do the inspections for...

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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