All posts tagged "Dave Anderson"

  • Elburn approves revised IGA

    Move extends agreement with Kaneland for 1 year Elburn—In October 2010, Elburn signed a three-year intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between local municipalities and the Kaneland School District that provided for land and cash dedications and school impact payments.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Water, sewer rate increases benefit village

    Elburn—The water and sewer rate increases implemented May 1, 2010, have paid off. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven said that the increase is keeping the village out of the red.

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • What’s ahead for Elburn in 2011

    Elburn—2011 will be a year of progress for the village of Elburn as it continues projects begun in 2010 and looks to the future.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Chipping away at challenges

    Elburn—The village of Elburn worked to meet the challenges of budget belt-tightening in ways large and small, and in the process completed ongoing projects during 2010.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Former police chief sues village

    James Linane, who was Elburn's police chief from May 2001 to July 2009, filed a lawsuit on Dec. 3 alleging that the village of Elburn owes him $147,665.48 in accrued unpaid severance, holiday, personal day and sick...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • The process begins

    Elburn Village Board begins difficult budget process ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board took a first look at what will be a series of reviews of its 2012 budget at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday. The process...

    • Posted November 26, 2010
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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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  • Fire Dept. has new impact fees

    ELBURN—New impact fees for the Elburn and Countryside Fire Department will help to offset the demand for services from future residential and commercial developments, village officials said.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • New cable ordinance tougher on violations

    More programming, wider service area ensured ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a new cable ordinance that steps up the village's requirements for its cable TV provider.

    • Posted September 25, 2010
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  • A wonderful life — memories of Bruce Conley

    ELBURN—George Bernard Shaw once said, “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.”

    • Posted September 16, 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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  • Morrison resigns from village administration

    ELBURN—David Morrison, a longtime top administrator for the village of Elburn, has resigned.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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  • State’s financial crisis affects municipalities

    ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson said Monday he is concerned about the state's delay in income-tax disbursements to municipalities when the village already faces budget challenges.

    • Posted June 11, 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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  • Trustee believes village staff is top-heavy

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn had three top staffers—an administrator, a police chief and a public works superintendent until 2008, when it created another position—community development director, a job that later was renamed assistant village administrator.

    • Posted May 7, 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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  • Elburn mission statement emphasizes ‘small-town values’

    ELBURN—Although a proposed mission statement for the village of Elburn emphasizes small-town values, it does not mean that the village's philosophy is anti-growth, Village President Dave Anderson said.

    • Posted April 30, 2010
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  • Accurate census makes sense for villages

    ELBURN, MP—Elburn and Maple Park officials want residents to stand up and be counted, by completing their 2010 U.S. Census forms.

    • Posted April 30, 2010
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  • Final village budget pared down, still has shortfall

    ELBURN—Elburn officials approved a new village budget on Monday that has $900,000 less in expenses than last year's budget.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • State revenue cut would hit villages hard, officials say

    ELBURN, MP—A proposed reduction in state income taxes disbursed to municipalities would cause more financial challenges for the revenue-strapped villages of Elburn and Maple Park.

    • Posted April 16, 2010
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  • Officials ponder employee-related budget cuts

    ELBURN—Elburn officials are looking at employee-related expenses to see where cuts possibly can be made to reduce an expected $760,000 shortfall in the village's next fiscal-year budget, which they plan to finalize during the next few weeks.

    • Posted April 2, 2010
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  • Editorial: You have received your U.S. Census forms, or maybe not

    If you have not received your U.S. Census form in the mail by now, do not expect to receive one.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • Customer fee vs. higher water-sewer usage

    ELBURN—Elburn trustees do not all agree that a customer fee is the best or only way to raise water and sewer revenue.

    • Posted March 5, 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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  • Village study proposes water, sewer fee increase

    ELBURN—The revenue-strapped village of Elburn could boost its budget by $463,200 per year by charging every household in Elburn a $20 base fee for water and sewer service, according to a Public Works Department study that village...

    • Posted February 19, 2010
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  • Committee: Use utility tax for village operations

    ELBURN—In the past, Elburn has dipped into the money residents pay in utility taxes to help keep the village operating. Now, village officials say those taxes should be permanently designated for that purpose.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Elburn officials ponder budget strategies

    ELBURN—Like most taxing bodies, the village of Elburn is coping with declining revenue and rising costs, calling for creative budgeting measures. Those could include hiking water and sewer fees and changing employee salaries and benefits, Village President...

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Village officials: New employee handbook a must

    ELBURN—The first draft of a new employee manual, a priority project for the village, is nearly finished. The manual will reflect workplace legislation and village policies that were established since the current handbook was created 17 years...

    • Posted February 5, 2010
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  • Walgreens seeks license to sell beer and wine

    ELBURN—Walgreens officials have asked the village to grant the Elburn store a liquor license for beer and wine to appeal to “one-stop shoppers,” pharmacy officials said.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Letter: Ethan Hastert is the right choice

    We need representatives who understand our concerns, and respect our values as residents of the Fox Valley community. That is why Ethan Hastert is the right choice for congress on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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  • Easier way to pay

    ELBURN—By the end of the work week, Metra commuters will no longer have to find ever more creative ways to fold a dollar bill in order to pay for daily parking.

    • Posted January 8, 2010
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