All posts tagged "Jeff Walter"

  • 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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    Village’s tentative budget available for public inspection

    “We won’t get to any of these projects unless we put it out in front of us and start saving for it. That’s budgeting 101.” Jeff Walter (right) Elburn Village Board trustee ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on...

    • Posted April 11, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Elburn Station vote set for March 18

    ELBURN—Negotiations on the Elburn Station development are down to the details, and a new date of Monday, March 18, has been set for a Village Board vote regarding the final agreement.

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Village Board to vote on video gaming March 4

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is working out the details of the video gaming ordinance that would allow video gambling machines in places that serve liquor within the village of Elburn. Trustee Ken Anderson said he is still...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Village Board revisits video gaming ban

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members have decided to revisit the village’s ban on video gaming, which has been in place since September 2009.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Elburn Board to reconsider ban on video gambling

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday took up the issue of video gambling, three years after passing an ordinance prohibiting it in the village.

    • Posted February 8, 2013
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  • Village trustees renew Elburn Station development discussion

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members on Monday renewed discussions regarding the Elburn Station development. Village trustees identified their main sticking points with ShoDeen and the development plan.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Elburn trustee earns recognition from employer for veterans program

    ELBURN—Jeff Walter on Monday was awarded the 2012 President’s Diversity Award by Blue Cross Blue Shield for his role in veteran hiring and veterans’ issues.

    • Posted December 9, 2012
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  • Elburn village trustee earns honors from HCSC

    ELBURN—Each year, Health Care Services Corporation honors employees who exemplify the spirit, principles and actions of diversity and inclusion at work and in the communities it serves.

    • Posted November 16, 2012
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  • Elburn tables ShoDeen development

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Annexation hearing closed

    ELBURN—After hearing a final comment and letter from supporters of the Elburn Station plan, the Elburn Village Board on Tuesday voted to close the public hearing that has been open since May.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • No vote yet

    Elburn Station annexation hearing remains open ELBURN—There's still time to make your voice heard concerning the Elburn Station annexation agreement with ShoDeen.

    • Posted August 9, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Charting the course for Elburn

    ELBURN—In the first phase of a year-long project to update Elburn's Comprehensive Plan, Elburn business owners, Kaneland high school students, Elburn service providers and key people in the community all participated in workshops designed to elicit feedback...

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Elburn looks at emergency lockdown procedures after police chase

    ELBURN—Elburn village trustees on Monday discussed current emergency lockdown procedures in the aftermath of Friday’s police high-speed pursuit of a bank robber that concluded in town.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Downtown Elburn parking lot closes

    ELBURN—Although the Community Congregational Church closed its parking lot on Sunday as promised, Elburn village trustee Jerry Schmidt asked the question anyway during Monday's Elburn Village Board meeting.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • End (of negotiations) in sight for Elburn Station development

    ELBURN—Village officials and Shodeen Construction representatives continue to work through the details of the annexation agreement for the Elburn Station development, with a special Village Board meeting set for Monday, May 14, to vote on the agreement....

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Police chief recommends increase in parking fines

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in the village of Elburn could soon get a lot more expensive, according to a rewrite of the traffic codes.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Voters asked to approve new tax for police pension on March 20

    ELBURN—On the March 20 ballot, voters will be asked whether or not to authorize the village of Elburn to levy a new tax.

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • ‘Where is everybody going to park?’

    Church's plan to close parking lot stirs business owners into action ELBURN—For anybody coming through Elburn on a given day, it's noticeable that the downtown is experiencing a boon.

    • Posted March 1, 2012
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  • Elburn plans increase to water, sewer rates

    ELBURN—Elburn residents may see an increase in their water and sewer bills as of May 1, but they won't be the large increases seen two years ago.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Vote on Elburn Station set for Feb. 6

    Board discusses Elburn Station plan prior to vote ELBURN—The Village Board will have the opportunity to vote whether or not to approve the Elburn Station development at its next meeting on Monday,Feb. 6.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • New electronic products disposal law in effect

    ELBURN—Did you get a new TV for Christmas? Are you ready to throw out the old computer? You will have to find other ways to get rid of these outdated products, according to a new law.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • Voters to decide on home rule status with March referendum

    ELBURN—Elburn voters will be asked whether to allow the village to become a home rule unit with a referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Public Works contract goes to Wisconsin company

    ELBURN—In a 4-3 vote, the Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to award a public works contract to a company in Wisconsin after more debate on labor disputes and keeping the work closer to home.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • 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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