All posts tagged "Dave Anderson"

  • Village gives thumbs-up to ‘Shop Elburn First’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission (EDC) received a big thumbs-up from the Elburn Village Board on Monday to move forward with the “Break the Habit, Shop Elburn First” campaign. The board also committed funding to help pay...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Robert Ybarra of Montgomery can be seen patrolling the sidelines as Illinois High School Association football officials every Friday night.

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    Upon further review: Experienced local IHSA officials take time to get it right

    KANELAND—It could be that the best officiating crew in any high school sport is the one you barely notice. That’s ironic, considering the countless officials that make up the Illinois High School Association landscape go through painstaking...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    Elburn grows up

    Photo:The Shodeen master planned community known as Elburn Station will contain over 110 acres of parks and green open space with miles of recreational paths, connecting the potential 200,000 square feet of commercial buildings on the north...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Residents will see rate increases for water, sewer

    ELBURN—Next fiscal year’s budget will include several increases for Elburn residents, including a hike in the water and sewer rate. The board voted unanimously at Monday’s meeting to raise the rates, beginning with the May 1 bill....

    • Posted March 22, 2014
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  • Metra commuters will soon pay more to park

    ELBURN—Metra commuters will soon see an increase in their daily parking rate to cover the costs of maintaining the parking lot. “We’re spending more money there than we’re taking in,” Village President Dave Anderson said during the...

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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  • 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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    Tough love

    ‘Roar’ Comedy Central-Style roast for Chris Halsey Wednesday, March 12 Elburn Lions Park 500 S. Filmore St., Elburn 6 p.m. $25 donation per person RSVP by Friday, Feb. 28, at (630) 365-6315 Friends, colleagues to ‘roast’ Elburn...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • Elburn to approve contract for water tower painting, other maintenance

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a project for painting and other maintenance and improvements to the Prairie Valley North elevated water storage tank scheduled this summer. Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said that although the...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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    ‘Carrie’s going to be missed’

    Photo: Longtime Elburn resident Carrie Petrie (pictured with her daughter, Cara, and granddaughter, Abby) passed away on Jan. 9. Petrie was involved with the Elburn American Legion’s Women’s Auxiliary, played an active role in the Elburn Memorial...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Elburn Village President looks toward 2014 with optimism

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson sees growth and improvements for Elburn in the coming year. After three years with only two building permits for new homes in each of those years, 2013 will likely end with eight...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • Elburn moves forward in 2013

    by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson doesn’t like to call things the village gets done “accomplishments.” “We’re just doing our job,” he said. Even so, the list of items on the “Elburn doing its job”...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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  • Builders in Blackberry Creek obtain reduction in fees

    Village sees growth picking up ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a reduction in impact fees that several builders had requested for lots within the Blackberry Creek subdivision. The Village Board earlier this year approved the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • Elburn VB passes 2013 levy

    ELBURN—The Village Board on Monday unanimously approved a 2013 tax levy of $824,000, following a public hearing with no comment. Village President Dave Anderson said that, dividing the property tax amount residents pay to the village, the...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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  • Elburn residents save money on electric bills

    Village negotiates on their behalf with competitive bidders ELBURN—Elburn residents who took advantage of an electricity savings program the village initiated in 2011 have saved an average of about $40 per month on their electricity bill during...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    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
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  • 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
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    ‘Things are moving forward’ in Elburn

    ELBURN—“Things are moving forward” in Elburn, said Building Commissioner Tom Brennan at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. The number of new residential building permits for 2013 is at double the number for 2012, with the potential...

    • Posted October 26, 2013
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  • Eddie Gaedel to get a new look with help from the village

    ELBURN—Eddie Gaedel Pub & Grill in downtown Elburn will soon sport a new look, thanks in part to facade improvement money the Elburn Village Board has agreed to grant to the owners. The official vote to approve...

    • Posted October 25, 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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  • Village addresses cost of healthcare

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday addressed the $7,400 of additional costs to next year’s budgeted health insurance premium by reducing the village’s contribution to each employee’s health care savings account (HSA). The premium to keep the...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Village officials to attend Anderson Road pre-construction meeting

    ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson and Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven will meet with IDOT, KDOT, representatives from Martam Construction, Inc., etc. on Friday, Oct. 11, to make sure that everyone is on the same page on the...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Elburn officials, Asian Massage owners to meet in court

    ELBURN—Elburn officials have filed a complaint against both the business owner of a massage business within the village, as well as the property owner of the building where the business is located. The business, identified as Asian...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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    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
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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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  • 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
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  • Blackberry Township asks for more money for roads

    ELBURN—Blackberry Township Road Commissioner Rod Feece during Monday’s Village Board meeting made a plea for a referendum vote to increase the property tax levy for township roads.

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • 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
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  • What’s the plan?

    Board not ready to vote on Comprehensive Plan ELBURN—Village Board members concluded they are not ready to vote on the draft Comprehensive Plan on Monday, March 18, based on concerns regarding some of the elements of the plan.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Video gaming vote postponed

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday put off voting on the video gaming issue, due to the absence of two trustees. Jerry Schmidt was on vacation, and Ethan Hastert was called out of town for work.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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