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On December 4, 2018, the City received a letter from DeKalb County State's Attorney Rick Amato regarding ongoing discussions related to tax increment financing.
On December 6, 2018, Mayor Smith responded to Mr. Amato's letter. A copy of that lett...
On December 6, 2018, Mayor Jerry Smith accepted the resignation of Michael Marquardt, Alderman for the Third Ward of the City of DeKalb. The resignation is effective as of December 6, 2018. In a letter to the Mayor, Mr. Marquardt indicated that he was res...
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.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) has provided the City with an update on ongoing operations to recover from this week’s blizzard.
Today is the last scheduled day for the City’s loose-leaf collection program. Unfortunately, weather conditions hindered the ability of Public Works to collect leaves to the extent residents have become accustomed to.
Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will extend weekly, curbside yard waste collections through the end of December.
The City of DeKalb's Department of Public Works reminds residents that Seasonal Parking Restrictions begin Saturday, December 1.
The City of DeKalb has many services available to help residents weather the winter months. The below buildings are available as Warming Centers during their normal operational hours.
Due to the severe winter storm and dangerous driving conditions, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) has cancelled garbage and recycling collections for today. Residential services for DeKalb residents will be postponed by one day, this week.
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Last week, while performing work on the City of DeKalb’s 2019 budget, a senior-level City employee discovered a financial irregularity involving potentially misappropriated funds in last year’s budget.
As a result of this discovery, whi...
Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will conclude citywide, curbside yard waste collections November 30, 2018. The City’s loose-leaf collection program will also continue through November 30. Crews will continue collecting leaves south to north.
The first phase of ComEd’s LED Street Lighting Program in DeKalb is complete. Over 800 ComEd-owned sodium-vapor streetlights have been replaced with LED streetlights.
The Public Works Department will begin the annual leaf collection program on October 29. Residents should rake leaves into a narrow row parallel to the backside of the curb on the parkway, not in the street.
As part of the 2018 Street Maintenance Program, the City will begin a citywide crack filling program on Thursday, October 19.
The PRIDE Awards recognize residents, organizations, and/or businesses that have significantly improved the quality of life in DeKalb through projects, activities, or programs emphasizing resource conservation.
On August 7, 2018, the City convened a meeting of the Joint Review Board to evaluate and make a recommendation on the proposed Central Business District TIF District (TIF 3). At this meeting, concerns regarding the administration of TIFs 1 and 2 were rais...
Contractors for the 2018 Street Maintenance Program have finished all the street maintenance that restricted access to some residential streets and driveway approaches in the Ellwood Neighborhood.
On Friday, August 31, 2018, the citywide yard waste sites will close permanently.
On September 1, 2018, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) becomes the City’s waste hauler for garbage, recyclables, and yard waste. As we prepare for this transition, the City would like to provide a brief overview of upcoming dates and information.
Waste Management (WM) has notified the City they will begin to collect their refuse and recycling carts on August 29, 30, and 31 coinciding with WM’s final pick-up days.
On September 1, 2018, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) becomes the City’s exclusive waste hauler for refuse (garbage), recyclables, and yard waste. As the City and LRS prepare to transition, the City would like to review the upcoming services.
Beginning August 1, 2018, MetroNet, Inc. will begin the process of installing a fiber optic network that will bring their high-speed internet, television, and phone service to DeKalb.
In April 2018, the City Council approved a non-exclusive cable televisio...
In April, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) will begin work to resurface the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) from Sugar Grove to Rochelle.
City of DeKalb staff is hard at work maintaining and updating its website to ensure the best user experience possible for DeKalb citizens. This page will serve as landing page for large website updates and additions. The website update newsflash will incl...Read on...