All posts tagged "John Nevenhoven"

  • Committee recommends higher water-sewer charges

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members in recent weeks have debated the best way to raise water and sewer revenue, with ideas ranging from charging a customer fee to hiking usage rates.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Stimulus funds sought for aging stormwater system upgrades

    MP, ELBURN—Maple Park and Elburn officials hope that economic stimulus funds will make sorely needed stormwater system improvements possible in their villages.

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Village officials: Higher water, sewer charges needed

    ELBURN—Senior resident Joanne Gordon is concerned about the impact that a proposed $20 water and sewer fee would have on her household budget and those of others.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Village study proposes water, sewer fee increase

    ELBURN—The revenue-strapped village of Elburn could boost its budget by $463,200 per year by charging every household in Elburn a $20 base fee for water and sewer service, according to a Public Works Department study that village...

    • Posted February 19, 2010
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  • Repainting water towers will cost $400,000

    ELBURN—Two of the village's three water towers will need to be repainted within the next two years, Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said Monday.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Village examines Prairie Park needs

    ELBURN—Prairie Park at North and Third streets needs work, said Elburn Public Works Committee Chairman Jerry Schmidt.

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Fat in sewer spoils sample

    Elburn—In testing treated wastewater at Elburn's plant in June, village engineers found a fecal chloroform violation. Village Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said fats in the sewer system could be the culprit.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • 7/23 Elburn notes

    Shop’s sidewalk sign may be posted at 6 a.m.; Wastewater pumps replaced, payment authorized

    • Posted July 23, 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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  • Public works director wants more staff, other new expenditures

    Nevenhoven presented the Public Works Committee on Monday with a list of new items he recommended the board include in the next budget.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Well’s barium removal device to be replaced

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will replace the radium and barium removal device from one of its wastewater treatment plant wells next week at a cost of $66,640.

    • Posted June 19, 2009
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  • Stormwater sewer lines have blockages, obstructions

    The village of Elburn is stepping up efforts to alleviate residential flooding that is becoming worse, particularly on the near west side of town, during heavy rainfall.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Village administrator will have an assistant

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson created a new staff position to assist new Village Administrator Erin Willrett with her new duties, hiring her predecessor, Dave Morrison, for the job.

    • Posted May 20, 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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  • Village looks for leaks in sewer system

    Elburn public works staff and engineers continue to investigate how stormwater overwhelms the village's sanitary sewer system during heavy rains.

    • Posted April 23, 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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  • Elburn village notes

    Officials asked to pay for plow damage; Public can learn about Bike-to-Metra guide; Village makes trash, leaf ordinance more lenient; New ordinance regulates event signs; Village allows team to use fields

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    The village of Elburn will raise seven manholes on South Street at a cost of approximately $2,000.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Stormwater in sewer system necessitates stopgap measure

    Until Elburn replaces three aging wastewater treatment plant pumps this spring, it needs to install a standby pump in case heavy rainfall overwhelms the sewer system, said the village's new public works superintendent, John Nevenhoven.

    • Posted January 9, 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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