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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Credit-card option will boost Metra parking fee

    ELBURN—The Elburn Finance Committee recommended on Monday that the village implement a credit-card payment option for Metra station parking.

    • Posted May 14, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • St. Charles organization offers to promote Elburn

    ELBURN—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
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  • Neighbors are game for fun and charity

    Elburn—For many people, a friendly backyard football game is standard Thanksgiving Day fare, as much as a turkey with trimmings.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Committee wants senior tax rebates restored

    ELBURN—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
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  • Majority of board says no to video gambling

    ELBURN—A majority of trustees want to ban video gambling in Elburn.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Trustees say public works staffing a budget priority

    Elburn—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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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
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  • Elburn village notes

    Dental office receives grant, Elburn officials to be sworn in at Lions Park

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Letter: Thank you, Lions, for meet the candidate forum

    I want to publicly thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting the “Meet The Candidates” forum and luncheon held recently.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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