All posts tagged "Bill Grabarek"

  • 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
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  • 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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  • Boy Scout Park: the orphan by the tracks

    Elburn—Walk by the open lot northeast of the tracks on First Street, and you'll see glimpses of a space that was once Boy Scout Park.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Tax levy discussion draws a crowd

    Residents, officials discuss Elburn’s financial situation Elburn—The announcement that the village of Elburn was going to ask for a 47 percent increase in the 2010 property tax levy to Kane County awakened a crowd of citizens to ask...

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Sho-Deen development discussion on hold

    ELBURN—Several village officials are not sure whether they want Sho-Deen Inc. to reduce the commercial scope of the planned Elburn Station development on Elburn's east side. Others are concerned about the residential density of the project.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Proposed levy intended to capture new growth

    Board will vote on final proposal Nov. 15 ELBURN—Village Administrator Erin Willrett on Tuesday presented the village's tentative 2010 property tax levy of $939,718.

    • Posted October 15, 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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  • Businesses ask for expanded liquor-sales hours

    ELBURN—Two Elburn business operators want the village to expand the number of hours they can sell alcohol under the current municipal liquor code.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Lazarus House is Marcusson’s legacy

    ELBURN—When Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson steps down from her position as Lazarus House executive director at the end of 2010, it will not be because she can no longer handle the 14-hour days she has grown accustomed...

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Trained auxiliary officers would aid Elburn police

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials want to appoint voluntary auxiliary officers who will be available to assist the Police Department with traffic control and emergency and disaster response.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Commisioner to decide penalty

    ELBURN—Village Liquor Commissioner Dave Anderson said he is not sure if the village will penalize three Elburn businesses that violated the village liquor code by selling alcohol to minors on May 20.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Village adopts mission statement

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved a mission statement on Monday that will be the philosophy behind every decision that village officials make in the future, said Village President Dave Anderson, who composed the statement with feedback from...

    • Posted May 7, 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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  • 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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  • Committee wants senior tax rebates restored

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board eliminated municipal utility tax rebates for seniors, less than two months ago. Since then, some residents have asked that the program be reinstated, village officials said.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Majority of board says no to video gambling

    ELBURN—A majority of trustees want to ban video gambling in Elburn.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Elburn officials ponder pros, cons of video gambling

    ELBURN—Elburn officials wonder if newly legalized video gambling is what they want for the village.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Village President sells building after buyer receives liquor license

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson sold his building at 107 N. Main St. on July 23 to Kevin Schmidt, three days after Schmidt obtained a village liquor license for the site, Village Attorney Bob Britz said.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Updated 7/24: Code change allows liquor license for space village president owns

    Village president said in July 23 email building was under contract, now sold (not rented) ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board changed an ordinance on Monday to allow a liquor license to be issued for a new tavern in a...

    • Posted July 24, 2009
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  • Village establishes a second Class A liquor license

    The Elburn Village Board established a second Class A liquor license Monday following Kevin Schmidt's recent application for that type of license for a bar at 107 N. Main St.

    • Posted June 19, 2009
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  • 3 new liquor licenses requested

    ELBURN—Three Elburn businesses, including Rosati's and two pubs that could open downtown this summer, asked the village for liquor licenses.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Proposed structure calls for more meetings

    Board to decide May 18 whether to establish committees by Martha Quetsch If the Elburn Village Board establishes committees, trustees and some staff members will have more meetings to attend. However, the work they can accomplish will...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Anderson reinstates board committees

    After former Illinois Supreme Court Justice John Nickels swore in Village President Dave Anderson on Monday, Anderson said he wants to establish a committee structure for the board.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Outgoing Elburn officials praised for work

    Elburn Village President Jim Willey and trustees Tom Burgholzer, Jeff Humm and Craig Swan received thanks Monday from other village officials for the work on behalf of the village during their terms of office.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Village considers stricter rules for senior tax rebates

    Any Elburn senior citizen may request a 75 percent refund of last year's municipal utility taxes. But because some people may be mising misuse the program, village officials might tighten its rules.

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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  • Candidate petitions due soon

    Several Elburn Village Board seats will be up for election on April 7, including those held by the village president and three trustees.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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