All posts tagged "Jeff Walter"
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
Village favors change to Sunday liquor sales
Elburn—A request from Dan Brizek, owner of Knuckleheads Tavern, to change Sunday sale hours for Liquor License Ordinance Class A from noon to 11 a.m. was approved.
- Posted July 29, 2011
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
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
Priorities, numbers needed to make a decision about water rate hike
Elburn—Discussion at Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting centered on the need to have capital projects prioritized and numbers clarified in order to make a decision whether water and sewer rates should be increased.
- Posted March 18, 2011
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
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
Tax levy discussion draws a crowd
Residents, officials discuss Elburnâ€™s financial situation Elburnâ€”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
Proposed village budget has new IT expense
Mosquito abatement expenditure debated ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn's proposed budget includes a new line item for 2011-12â€”an expenditure of $10,000 for information technology (IT) services formerly provided by a village employee.
- Posted October 30, 2010
Sho-Deen development discussion on hold
ELBURNâ€”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
Credit-card option will boost Metra parking fee
ELBURNâ€”The Elburn Finance Committee recommended on Monday that the village implement a credit-card payment option for Metra station parking.
- Posted May 14, 2010
Elburn mission statement emphasizes ‘small-town values’
ELBURNâ€”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
Officials ponder employee-related budget cuts
ELBURNâ€”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
Customer fee vs. higher water-sewer usage
ELBURNâ€”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
Committee: Use utility tax for village operations
ELBURNâ€”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
Village officials: New employee handbook a must
ELBURNâ€”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
St. Charles organization offers to promote Elburn
ELBURNâ€”The St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to promote Elburn attractions in order to draw more tourists to the area.
- Posted January 29, 2010
Neighbors are game for fun and charity
Elburnâ€”For many people, a friendly backyard football game is standard Thanksgiving Day fare, as much as a turkey with trimmings.
- Posted November 20, 2009
Committee wants senior tax rebates restored
ELBURNâ€”The Elburn Village Board eliminated municipal utility tax rebates for seniors, less than two months ago. Since then, some residents have asked that the program be reinstated, village officials said.
- Posted November 13, 2009
Majority of board says no to video gambling
ELBURNâ€”A majority of trustees want to ban video gambling in Elburn.
- Posted August 21, 2009
Trustees say public works staffing a budget priority
Elburnâ€”Before the Elburn Village Board passes a new annual budget later this month, trustee Jeff Walter wants to make sure it allocates money for more public works department employees.
- Posted July 3, 2009
Village establishes a second Class A liquor license
The Elburn Village Board established a second Class A liquor license Monday following Kevin Schmidt's recent application for that type of license for a bar at 107 N. Main St.
- Posted June 19, 2009
SG seeks Elburn’s support for I-88 interchange expansion
Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels wants a letter of support from the Elburn Village Board for the proposed full-access interchange at I-88 and Route 47.
- Posted May 14, 2009
Proposed structure calls for more meetings
Board to decide May 18 whether to establish committees by Martha Quetsch If the Elburn Village Board establishes committees, trustees and some staff members will have more meetings to attend. However, the work they can accomplish will...
- Posted May 14, 2009
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
Outgoing Elburn officials praised for work
Elburn Village President Jim Willey and trustees Tom Burgholzer, Jeff Humm and Craig Swan received thanks Monday from other village officials for the work on behalf of the village during their terms of office.
- Posted April 30, 2009
Elburn village notes
Dental office receives grant, Elburn officials to be sworn in at Lions Park
- Posted April 30, 2009
Learning curve set to begin
For the newly elected Elburn village president and trustees, filling their positions will require more than just taking their seats.
- Posted April 23, 2009
Letter: Thank you, Elburn!
I want to thank the voters of Elburn for getting out to vote on Tuesday, April 7, and especially for entrusting the care of the village to myself and the other newly elected board members.
- Posted April 23, 2009
Elburn voters pick Anderson
Elburn voters elected the first new village president in more than 12 years on Tuesday, Dave Anderson. Anderson defeated his opponent, Village Trustee Patricia Romke, 666 to 167.
- Posted April 9, 2009
Elburn trustee candidates tout experience, insight
Six residents are running for three seats on the Elburn Village Board April 7. Among them are two incumbents, Jeff Humm and Tom Burgholzer, Ken Anderson, who is a Planning Commissioner, and three newcomers, David Gualdoni, Jerry...
- Posted April 2, 2009
Letter: Thank you, Lions, for meet the candidate forum
I want to publicly thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting the â€œMeet The Candidatesâ€ forum and luncheon held recently.
- Posted March 19, 2009