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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Train hits man on Elburn tracks in apparent suicide
ELBURNâ€”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
Protecting volunteer protectors
Elburnâ€”As part of the effort to appoint voluntary auxiliary officers in the village, Elburn officials faced the question of insurance and liability during Mondayâ€™s Village Board meeting.
- Posted August 6, 2010
Police, fire chiefs agree on burn permit changes
ELBURNâ€”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