All posts tagged "Bill Grabarek"
Elburn to hold public hearing on tax levy
ELBURN—The village of Elburn will hold a public hearing on its tax levy request prior to the Village Board meeting on Monday, Dec. 2. Although the amount the village is asking for, $824,000, is the same amount...
- Posted November 23, 2013
Village Board agrees to keep current meeting schedule for a full year
ELBURN—Elburn village trustees on Monday agreed to continue meeting only twice a month for now, even though half of them had previously expressed a desire to return to a weekly schedule. Trustee Jeff Walter at the Nov....
- Posted November 22, 2013
Board members feeling ‘out of the loop’
Question whether meeting twice a month is enough ELBURN—The move for the Elburn Village Board to meet twice a month instead of four times a month has caused some trustees to feel “out of the loop,” as...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Officials celebrate Anderson bridge groundbreaking
ELBURN—Decades in the planning, construction is set to begin on the Anderson Road bridge as public officials put shovels in the ground on Monday. The shovels symbolized breaking ground on the project that will provide an overpass...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Trustees raise concerns on village social media policy
ELBURN—Village Board members and staff on Monday raised concerns regarding the village’s social media policy for its employees. The policy was added to the village’s employee personnel policy manual during the past year, and came up for...
- Posted November 7, 2013
Board approves EEI contract for $7.6 million wastewater treatment plant project
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a contract with Engineering Enterprises, Inc. for the modernization improvements to the village’s wastewater treatment facility. The village will pay for the $7.6 million project with $1.5 million currently in...
- Posted July 4, 2013
Board provides its comprehensive plan footprint
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday gave its last few comments regarding the village’s comprehensive Land Use Plan.
- Posted March 29, 2013
Board allows video gaming in Elburn
ELBURN—Elburn village trustee Ken Anderson’s question to his fellow board members, “How does this (video gambling) improve the quality of life in Elburn?” went unanswered on Monday evening.
- Posted March 22, 2013
Board unanimously approves Elburn Station
ELBURN—A round of applause followed the Village Board’s unanimous approval of the Elburn Station agreement on Monday.
- Posted March 21, 2013
Village budget process may be affected by state financial problems
ELBURN—If Illinois Gov. Quinn is successful, Elburn and other Illinois municipalities will see a decrease in their share of the state income taxes in the coming fiscal year.
- Posted March 15, 2013
Village Board to vote on video gaming March 4
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is working out the details of the video gaming ordinance that would allow video gambling machines in places that serve liquor within the village of Elburn. Trustee Ken Anderson said he is still...
- Posted March 1, 2013
Village Board to vote on Elburn Station next week
ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Tuesday made some final tweaks to changes to the plan they are requesting from Elburn Station developer Dave Patzelt, setting the stage for a vote on the development at a meeting on...
- Posted February 22, 2013
Village Board revisits video gaming ban
ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members have decided to revisit the village’s ban on video gaming, which has been in place since September 2009.
- Posted February 22, 2013
Final improvements in sight for Blackberry Creek
ELBURN—Final improvements to the Blackberry Creek Subdivision could be completed by this fall, according to an agreement between the village and the company holding the developer’s bonds.
- Posted February 8, 2013
Elburn Board to reconsider ban on video gambling
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday took up the issue of video gambling, three years after passing an ordinance prohibiting it in the village.
- Posted February 8, 2013
Village trustees renew Elburn Station development discussion
ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members on Monday renewed discussions regarding the Elburn Station development. Village trustees identified their main sticking points with ShoDeen and the development plan.
- Posted January 10, 2013
Elburn tables ShoDeen development
ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.
- Posted October 19, 2012
Residents share their vision for Elburn
ELBURN—Approximately 30 community members and about 10 Kaneland High School students participated in an Elburn visioning session on Sept. 26 at Lions Park.
- Posted October 5, 2012
Elburn Station vote set for Oct. 15
LBURN—The Elburn Village Board is scheduled to vote on the Elburn Station development on Monday, Oct. 15, but trustee Bill Grabarek doesn’t want to wait that long to voice his concerns about developer ShoDeen.
- Posted September 21, 2012
Annexation hearing closed
ELBURN—After hearing a final comment and letter from supporters of the Elburn Station plan, the Elburn Village Board on Tuesday voted to close the public hearing that has been open since May.
- Posted September 6, 2012
Charting the course for Elburn
ELBURN—In the first phase of a year-long project to update Elburn's Comprehensive Plan, Elburn business owners, Kaneland high school students, Elburn service providers and key people in the community all participated in workshops designed to elicit feedback...
- Posted June 14, 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
Village of Elburn to arrange for appraisal of church parking lot
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to move forward with a certified appraisal on the Community Congregational Church parking lot on the corner of Shannon and Main streets.
- Posted April 5, 2012
Elburn Station vote tabled: discussions continue
ELBURN—Before the Elburn Village Board can vote on the preliminary plan for Elburn Station, it needs more specifics and more discussion. The item on the agenda was tabled until later in February.
- Posted February 10, 2012
Vote on Elburn Station set for Feb. 6
Board discusses Elburn Station plan prior to vote ELBURN—The Village Board will have the opportunity to vote whether or not to approve the Elburn Station development at its next meeting on Monday,Feb. 6.
- Posted January 27, 2012
Home rule referendum tabled—for now
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board reversed last week’s Committee of the Whole recommendation by voting to postpone placing a home rule referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.
- Posted December 23, 2011
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
Public Works contract goes to Wisconsin company
ELBURN—In a 4-3 vote, the Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to award a public works contract to a company in Wisconsin after more debate on labor disputes and keeping the work closer to home.
- Posted November 11, 2011
Bid dispute delays Well No. 3 repairs
ELBURN—The Elburn Committee of the Whole on Monday tabled a recommendation to award a public works contract to the lowest bidder after objections from a labor management organization and questions from the board on the vast difference...
- Posted October 28, 2011
Rounds of applause, toasts of thanks
ELBURN—The Village Board gave its thanks amid rounds of applause and bottled water toasts to Gordon Diershaw and Patricia Rompke, who turned over their seats on the board at Monday's meeting, following the reading of the certified...
- Posted May 6, 2011
Letter: Thanks to supporters
A heartfelt, but humble, Thank you to all the folks who encouraged and supported me through the election process and honored me with their vote on April 5.
- Posted April 28, 2011
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