All posts tagged "Ken Anderson"
Elburn police expenses outweigh revenues
ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday pointed out that the village’s budgeted police operating expenses of $1.6 million outweighed the $1.3 to $1.4 million in general fund revenues. Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith requested $834,000 for...
- Posted March 7, 2014
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
Village addresses cost of healthcare
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday addressed the $7,400 of additional costs to next year’s budgeted health insurance premium by reducing the village’s contribution to each employee’s health care savings account (HSA). The premium to keep the...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Board approves EEI contract for $7.6 million wastewater treatment plant project
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a contract with Engineering Enterprises, Inc. for the modernization improvements to the village’s wastewater treatment facility. The village will pay for the $7.6 million project with $1.5 million currently in...
- Posted July 4, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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 Board finalizes 2nd police dept. contract
To vote on agreement at Feb. 21 Elburn Board meeting ELBURN—The contract between the village of Elburn and the Elburn Police Department will be on the agenda for the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, but at...
- Posted February 17, 2012
Home rule referendum tabled—for now
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board reversed last week’s Committee of the Whole recommendation by voting to postpone placing a home rule referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.
- Posted December 23, 2011
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
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
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
The process begins
Elburn Village Board begins difficult budget process ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board took a first look at what will be a series of reviews of its 2012 budget at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday. The process...
- Posted November 26, 2010
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
Tree City USA status renewed
ELBURNâ€”The village of Elburn recently qualified again as a Tree City USA.
- Posted April 30, 2010
Strategies suggested to improve drainage, environment
ELBURNâ€”Elburn trustee Ken Anderson wants future village agreements with developers to require stormwater management practices that steer precipitation as quickly as possible into local creeks and aquifers.
- Posted March 5, 2010
Village officials: Higher water, sewer charges needed
ELBURNâ€”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
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
Officals consider raising water, sewer rates to boost revenue
ELBURNâ€”Elburn officials are considering charging residents more for water and sewer services to help with village expenses.
- Posted October 2, 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
Fat in sewer spoils sample
Elburnâ€”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
Community center receives great day of service
ELBURNâ€”When Christ Community Church members asked whether they could send a team to fix up the Elburn & Countyside Community Center on the congregation's Great Day of Serving, Center Board member Jack Hansen welcomed the offer.
- Posted June 19, 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