All posts tagged "David Morrison"

  • 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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  • Proposed village budget has new IT expense

    Mosquito abatement expenditure debated ELBURN—The village of Elburn's proposed budget includes a new line item for 2011-12—an expenditure of $10,000 for information technology (IT) services formerly provided by a village employee.

    • Posted October 30, 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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  • Elburn leverages its buying power

    ELBURN—Elburn joined other municipalities in northeastern Illinois in a consortium to negotiate with Nicor for more attractive terms and a new franchise agreement.

    • Posted January 8, 2010
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  • 4 percent more in total taxes expected for Elburn

    ELBURN—Because of minimal expected property growth, Elburn's total 2009 property taxes likely will be less than the village is requesting in its proposed levy.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • No neighbors named yet for new Walgreens

    Elburn—Walgreens, which opened this month in Elburn, is the anchor store for the Prairie Valley North Commercial Center at the northeast corner of Routes 38 and 47, but so far, it's not anchoring anything.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Company wants to sell off-road, amphibious vehicles

    ELBURN—Kane County Landscape Material & Supply owner Bruce Vajgert is seeking village permission to sell amphibious, off-road vehicles and display them outdoors on his business property, 817 E. Route 38, Elburn.

    • Posted July 24, 2009
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  • Train-whistle blares won’t subside until at least August

    ELBURN—Elburn residents throughout the village will continue to hear train whistles blaring regularly for up to six more weeks, since alternate safety devices—wayside horns—were not installed at the end of June as Elburn had expected.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Police chief asks for more officers

    ELBURN—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith wants the village to restore Police Department staffing to nine full-time officers, and create three new part-time police positions.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Village may sell excess equipment on eBay

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson wants the village to sell equipment it no longer uses, and said eBay is the way to go.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Keslinger Plaza developer violates ordiances

    Elburn village officials want the Keslinger Plaza commercial project to proceed, but before that can happen, the developer must comply with village ordinances.

    • Posted May 29, 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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  • Anderson appoints 3 new dept. heads

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson made some of the changes he hinted about during his campaign, just minutes after being sworn into office Monday at Lions Park clubhouse.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Anderson asks Elburn department heads to resign

    Elburn's Village President-elect Dave Anderson said Tuesday he asked the village's four department heads-the police chief, administrator, public works director and community development director-to resign.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Village obtains lower price for wayside horns

    The price tag for wayside horns in Elburn went down when village officials negotiated a new contractor bid and persuaded railroad officials to waive an insurance requirement.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Wayside horns could reduce train whistles by this summer

    Elburn must wait a few more months for the wayside horns that, for the most part, will rid the village of train whistles.

    • Posted March 13, 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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  • Villages seeking industry

    Local village officials agree that industry is just as important as retail and residential growth to the area's economy.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Park project fund will help village operate

    The village of Elburn will use $100,000 previously designated for recreation to help cover its day-to-day operations.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Elburn deals with economic downturn

    The community of Elburn showed confidence on some fronts and restraint on others in 2008, reflecting optimism as well as uncertainty about the economy.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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