All posts tagged "John Nevenhoven"
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
Metra commuters will soon pay more to park
ELBURN—Metra commuters will soon see an increase in their daily parking rate to cover the costs of maintaining the parking lot. “We’re spending more money there than we’re taking in,” Village President Dave Anderson said during the...
- Posted March 14, 2014
Elburn to approve contract for water tower painting, other maintenance
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a project for painting and other maintenance and improvements to the Prairie Valley North elevated water storage tank scheduled this summer. Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said that although the...
- Posted February 13, 2014
Harsh winter affects village salt supply
ELBURN—High winds, cold temperatures and lots of snow are depleting Elburn’s supply of salt, and salt already ordered has been slow to arrive. According to Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven, the village has already used more than...
- Posted January 24, 2014
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
Village officials to attend Anderson Road pre-construction meeting
ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson and Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven will meet with IDOT, KDOT, representatives from Martam Construction, Inc., etc. on Friday, Oct. 11, to make sure that everyone is on the same page on the...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Board reviews Facility Planning Area map
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Sept. 3 reviewed the final draft of the Facility Planning Area document, which maps out the service area for Elburn’s waste-water treatment plant. The board viewed the initial draft in January and...
- Posted September 13, 2013
Elburn Public Works Superintendent honored at Blackhawks game
ELBURN—Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven served in the United States Navy for nine years of active duty before going on to college and marrying his wife Melissa.
- Posted March 8, 2013
Village Board to vote on Elburn Station next week
ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Tuesday made some final tweaks to changes to the plan they are requesting from Elburn Station developer Dave Patzelt, setting the stage for a vote on the development at a meeting on...
- Posted February 22, 2013
Final improvements in sight for Blackberry Creek
ELBURN—Final improvements to the Blackberry Creek Subdivision could be completed by this fall, according to an agreement between the village and the company holding the developer’s bonds.
- Posted February 8, 2013
EEI presents overview of FPA update
ELBURN—Jason Freeman of Engineering Enterprises, Inc. attended Monday’s Elburn Village Board meeting to give trustees an overview of EEI’s plan for updating the Facilities Planning Area, focusing on the sanitary sewer system.
- Posted January 12, 2013
Blackberry Creek improvements still just talk
ELBURN—According to Elburn Village Attorney Bob Britz, the bonding company holding the escrow money for Blackberry Creek has agreed to complete everything on the subdivision’s punch list, with the exception of providing the “as builts.”
- Posted October 5, 2012
Elburn still attempting to complete Blackberry Creek work
ELBURN—The village of Elburn continues its attempts to complete infrastructure improvements left undone by B&B Enterprises within the Blackberry Creek Subdivision.
- Posted September 29, 2012
Village water usage up in June and July
ELBURN—Village water usage during the drought in June and July was up significantly, according to Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven.
- Posted August 31, 2012
Village finalizes budget for vote
Straw poll indicates 2 board members will vote no Elburn—The Elburn Village Board will vote on the 2012-13 fiscal year budget at its next board meeting on Monday, April 16.
- Posted April 12, 2012
Village says goodbye, wishes Nevenhoven safe trip to Afghanistan
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday took a moment to recognize Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven, who attended his last board meeting before leaving for active duty in Afghanistan.
- Posted October 7, 2011
Blackberry Creek to get crosswalks, signage to slow down motorists
ELBURN—Motorists traveling through Blackberry Creek in Elburn will need to pay more attention when passing through the subdivision as the village takes some cautionary measures to alert drivers of pedestrian and bike traffic.
- Posted September 23, 2011
New job title for PW Superintendent as he heads off to serve
Elburn—Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven is leaving late next month, heading off to a “temporary job” about 6,000 miles away on the other side of the world.
- Posted September 5, 2011
Treatment plant roof project continues
ELBURN—The Public Works Department received four bids in response to a request for proposals for the wastewater treatment plant roof construction. The project is funded for $235,000 by the Kane County Recovery Bond.
- Posted June 11, 2011
Elburn board avoids water rate increase
Elburn—It looks as if residents won’t have to face a water/sewer increase—for a while, at least. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven told the Elburn Village Board Monday that to complete all the projects on his wish list,...
- Posted March 25, 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
Aftermath of the storm
Elburn—By 11 a.m. on Wednesday, the snow had stopped falling and the process of digging out began.
- Posted February 11, 2011
Above and beyond
Public service becomes priority during blizzard ELBURN—Elburn firefighters, police officers, snow plow drivers, neighbors, Good Samaritans and a guy on a snowmobile rose above and beyond the usual to help those in need during Tuesday's blizzard.
- Posted February 11, 2011
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
Public works budget laid out for review
by Lynn Meredith Elburn—Public Works, like the other village of Elburn departments, presented to the board on Monday its proposals for spending in the coming year. “We’re not voting. We’re just discussing at this point,” Village Administrator...
- Posted January 14, 2011
Village will repair leaking pump
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn will hire Gaskill-Walton to repair a leaking pump at the Williams Ridge Lift Station in Blackberry Creek subdivision, for an amount not to exceed $9,980.
- Posted October 29, 2010
Bid unnecessary for recent sewer repairs
ELBURNâ€”Stormwater sewer repairs related to a five-foot sinkhole in a backyard in the 500 block of Cambridge Street in Elburn will cost the village $20,000.
- Posted September 19, 2010
Loan sought for emergency generator at plant
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn this week applied for a $539,000 government loan to pay for an emergency generator for the wastewater treatment plant, to prevent residential sewer backups during power outages.
- Posted July 2, 2010
Trustee believes village staff is top-heavy
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn had three top staffersâ€”an administrator, a police chief and a public works superintendent until 2008, when it created another positionâ€”community development director, a job that later was renamed assistant village administrator.
- Posted May 7, 2010
Fire hydrant flushing next week
The Village and the Elburn Fire Department are scheduled to start flushing fire hydrants next week.
- Posted April 27, 2010
Tree removal, replacement will continue this spring
ELBURNâ€”The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Elburn as a Tree City USA for more than a decade, a recognition the village has earned, in part, by diligently maintaining its parkway trees.
- Posted March 22, 2010