All posts tagged "Dave Anderson"

  • 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
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  • Village gets $100,000 grant for land use updates

    ELBURN—After initially being approved to receive a $15,000 grant to update the village’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the Chicago Metroplitan Agency for Planning decided that wasn’t enough, and awarded the village of Elburn a full grant in...

    • Posted October 22, 2011
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  • Village says goodbye, wishes Nevenhoven safe trip to Afghanistan

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday took a moment to recognize Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven, who attended his last board meeting before leaving for active duty in Afghanistan.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Last downtown lot still on the market

    ELBURN—Advertised as the “last buildable lot on Main Street in Elburn,” the parking lot at Shannon and Main is getting a few nibbles, but so far, no buyers.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • New job title for PW Superintendent as he heads off to serve

    Elburn—Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven is leaving late next month, heading off to a “temporary job” about 6,000 miles away on the other side of the world.

    • Posted September 5, 2011
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  • Not ready for publication

    After two years, village employee manual still work in progress ELBURN—After paying $5,000 to a consulting firm two years ago to come up with a workable employee manual, Elburn officials have decided it’s back to the drawing board.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Elburn Station plans unveiled

    Elburn—Despite being somewhat sweltering at Lion’s Park pavilion Tuesday night, even with the fans on, a group of Elburn residents listened to development plans for Elburn Station during an open house.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Cheaper electric rates coming to Elburn

    Elburn—Elburn Village Administrator Erin Willrett is reviewing bids for an electric power provider as the village gets ready to purchase electricity at a reduced bulk rate and will make a recommendation to the board next week.

    • Posted July 30, 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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  • Protecting community funds—for now

    Mayors visit capitol to keep state from cutting village funds ELBURN—With Local Government Distributive Funds (LGDF) in jeopardy of elimination, a group of mayors and village presidents made a show of force in Springfield to urge lawmakers not...

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • Elburn names first police commissioners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved the appointments of three commissioners to the first Police Commission in the history of the village.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • Local resident advocates against distracted driving

    ELBURN—Just about every facet of Ryan Anderson's life has revolved around the Elburn area: he was born here, grew up here, and worked here at Northern Fs Inc., after he graduated high school.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: Help protect community funds

    In 1969, the first-ever state income tax was authorized by the governor and state legislature in the state of Illinois.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • State could sink village budget

    Anderson calls for community support to keep village funds ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson will head to the state capital in Springfield this week to voice his concerns about pending legislation, and he called for the community to join...

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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  • Put a lid on it: recycle without being blown away

    Elburn—A group of Blackberry Creek subdivision resident-volunteers picked up 50 bags of refuse that had blown from recycling containers on just one clean-up day last weekend.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Good, not-so-good news

    Census shows village grew significantly; state may harm village finances ELBURN—At its meeting on Monday, the Elburn Village Board received news that the official census report from the state lists Elburn with 5,602 residents—up from 4,700 at its...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Celebrating Arbor Day

    Boy Scouts from Elburn Troop 7, Aaron Michek, 15, Sam Webster, 11, and Caden Sheehan, 11, present the Stars and Stripes at Elburn’s Arbor Day Celebration Saturday at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, while Elburn Village...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Elburn passes budget with 4-1 vote

    Sticking point for ‘no’ vote was personnel raises ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board officially passed its 2011-12 fiscal year budget in a special Village Board meeting Monday. The vote was 4-1, with Ken Anderson opposed and Jerry Schmidt present...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Budget ready for vote

    Elburn—A public hearing was held on Monday at Village Hall for appropriating monies for the 2011-12 fiscal year.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • It’s budget time at Village Hall

    Elburn—Now is the time of year when village officials are putting the finishing touches on the budget for the next fiscal year.

    • Posted April 8, 2011
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  • Village to select of new auditor

    Elburn—The Village Board will place the approval of a new auditor on the consent agenda at next Monday's Village Board meeting.

    • Posted April 1, 2011
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  • Elburn residents to decide on electric source

    Elburn—Elburn voters will be asked to decide whether to allow the village of Elburn to purchase electricity for residential and small commercial retail customers from other suppliers than ComEd.

    • Posted March 25, 2011
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  • Hatcher introduces bill to amend the IL pension code

    Elburn—Illinois House Rep. Kay Hatcher may have introduced a bill that would save money for taxpayers in small towns, but she credits Elburn Village President Dave Anderson with the idea.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Rocking the Reading Cafe

    Kaneland—Enter the Reading Cafe at Blackberry Creek Elementary School on the second floor overlooking the library, and you won't see a typical classroom, or library for that matter.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Finding funds for fun

    Village considers how to update playground at community center Elburn—The Village Board gave the OK for village officials to apply for an Open Space Land Acquisition and Development Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in order...

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Village approves Elburn Station concept plan

    Elburn—Elburn Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-1 to approve the Elburn station development's concept plan. Jeff Walter was the sole vote opposing the plan.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Guest speakers at BC Elementary

    Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary hosted Elburn and Kaneland community members in the Reading Cafe.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Committee discusses impound fee

    Elburn—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed an ordinance regarding the seizure and impounding of vehicles in connection with offenses such as drugs and DUIs.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Above and beyond

    Public service becomes priority during blizzard ELBURN—Elburn firefighters, police officers, snow plow drivers, neighbors, Good Samaritans and a guy on a snowmobile rose above and beyond the usual to help those in need during Tuesday's blizzard.

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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  • Village, Shodeen address remaining issues

    Elburn—Representatives for the Shodeen development planned for Elburn between Route 38 and Keslinger met with the Planning Commission, Kaneland School District, Kane County Department of Transportation and the Fire District.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • On the cutting edge

    Delnor Hospital’s da Vinci Robot improves outcomes Geneva—“Scapel, please” is no longer the only word in surgical procedures.

    • Posted January 28, 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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