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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Santa Comes to Town

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 Santa arrives into town around 7PM and will step off at his house in Van Buer Plaza for free visits until 8PM. Dress warm!

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Warming Centers

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Please understand these locations may close during severe weather events, and hours may vary during holidays. We recommend calling the location to ensure it is open before heading out into the cold.

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Posted on: November 23, 2019

Leaf Collection Update

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This week, the Public Works Department completed the first full cycle of leaf collection. Collection crews have experienced significant delays resulting from early winter weather and mechanical breakdowns. A second collection cycle is now in progress, beg...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

FY2020 Proposed Budget

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The City Council and Finance Advisory Committee will review the Proposed Budget in public meetings on November 18 & 20. A Public Hearing will be held on November 25, 2019, at 6 p.m. Please visit the Budgets & Annual Reports page below to view the ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

2020 United States Census and Complete Count Committee

DeKalb Counts 2020 Census

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jason Blumenthal

(815) 748-2394

October 15, 2019

2020 United States Census and Complete Count Committee

The City of DeKalb is beginning to ramp up our efforts for the rapidly approaching 2020 United States Census. &a...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Curbside Leaf Collection Begins October 28

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DeKalb’s annual loose leaf collection begins Monday, October 28, and will continue through December 6, weather permitting.  Leaves are collected Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents should rake leaves into a narrow row ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

City Working with Municipal Collections of America to Collect Unpaid Debts

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In February of 2019, the City approved an agreement with Municipal Collections of America (MCA) for the collection of debts owed to the City. Over the past several months, the City and MCA have worked together to finalize the process by which debts are se...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Launching Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program

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Beginning April 2019, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will offer DeKalb residents Hazardous Household Waste (HHW) home collection services.

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

E-Waste Schedule for 2019

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Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will continue to collect electronic waste (E-waste) from households through the winter and throughout all of 2019. December’s E-waste collections are scheduled for next week on the 5th, 6th, and 7th.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

TDR-1 Fuselage finds a new home

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A World War II Navy drone built at Wurlitzer and GE here in DeKalb during the early 1940s has come back to the Airport. Working with the Prairie State Aviation Museum in Bloomington, Illinois, Tom Cleveland, Airport Manager, was able to secure the return ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

USO Hangar Swing Dance

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For the fifth year in a row, the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport went back to the 1940s with the annual USO Hangar Swing dance event. This event is traditionally held each year in later October. One of the many great events that happen at the Airpot.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Stearman Biplane

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You never know what might stop on by at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport. This is a Stearman Biplane that was recently at the airport. Many other historic planes of this nature come through our doors every day.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Airport Services

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The DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport is a full-service airport. From fueling up, to unloading cargo, de-icing in the cold midwestern winter, or storing your aircraft do have it all.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Daily Shuttle Service to Elburn Train Station Begins October 7th

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Beginning October 7th, the City of DeKalb Public Transit System now provides daily access to the Elburn Metra Train Station including a stop in Cortland going both to and from Elburn.  For additional information regarding departure/arrival times,...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Bus Service to Park 88 Begins Monday, October 28th

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The newly created Route 19 started service to south DeKalb including Park 88 and Harvestore Dr.  The Route 19E will operate from 4:00a - 8:10a, and will provide direct access to south DeKalb.  The Route 19E will operate a "School Ro...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

"Plan My Trip" Capabilities Soon to be a Reality with Google Transit

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In the not too distant future, public transit users will be able to plan their trip with Google Transit.   The technology feature is an integrated component of the Google Maps desktop and mobile phone application allowing users to choose a prefer...

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