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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Road postings lifted

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Road postings are no longer in effect in DeKalb.

The prohibition on oversize vehicles on certain roadways is being lifted now that the freeze/thaw cycle is complete. The postings are done to help protect the roadways during this time.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Exhibits and Conversations Promote Belonging in DeKalb

Terrance Gray

DeKalb, Ill. -- While the pandemic has been keeping people apart, the City of DeKalb, Northern Illinois University and a collection of local agencies have been working to bring the DeKalb community closer together through the Belonging initiative.

The init...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

More COVID-19 Assistance Made Available

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More relief is being offered to small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19.

The US Small Business Administration is tripling the amount small businesses and nonprofit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan pro...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Draft 2021 CGBD Action Plan Released

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The Consolidated Plan is a five-year plan that provides a unified vision for developing actions designed to address housing and community development needs. Development of the Plan is a collaborative process that creates the opportunity for citizen partic...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

DeKalb Names Next Police Chief

David Byrd speaks after being announced as DeKalb's next Chief of Police

David Byrd is coming from the Illinois State Police where he is a Colonel and the Deputy Director of the Division of Patrol.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 1

Yard waste bags sit on the curb ready for pick-up.

Landscape waste can be put into biodegradable bags, open garbage cans or tied into bundles.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Hazardous Household Waste Collection Resumes in April

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Contact Lakeshore Recycling Systems for a pickup.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Notification

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Sign up with the DeKalb County Health Department to be notified when you or your organization can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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