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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

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Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from the city of Chicago in Kane and Cook counties. Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home beca...

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Elgin provides opportunities

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Elgin has exceptional transportation access to all points throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, the city of Chicago and all western suburbs via the Interstate-90 and the Elgin-O’Hare ...

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Explore Elgin's variety of entertainment and recreational offerings

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Elgin offers world-class arts and entertainment options for all ages as well as the nationally acclaimed Gail Borden Public Library that draws more than one million visitors to downtown Elgin each year. The Grand Victoria Casino, vibrant art galleries and...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

The Legend of Hercules live on stage this weekend!

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The Greek myth comes to life in an all-new way in this original CTE production! With lyrics and script written solely for CTE performances, this is an experience you won’t find elsewhere.

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Now Accepting Non-Profit Agency Applications for 2020 CDBG Grants

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Applications for 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are now being accepted from eligible not-for-profits.Learn about CDBG, the application process, and ask questions at a CDBG workshop tomorrow, November 13 at 3:00 p.m. at ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

On Street Leaf Collection Suspended Due to Snow

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NOTICE: The on street leaf collection program is suspended until further notice. Given the amount of snow and cold temperatures forecasted the remainder of the week, all trucks are being switched over from leaf collection use to snow operations use. This ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City of Elgin's 2020 Budget

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We want to hear from you!

We want to know about your priorities for the 2020 budget and your thoughts on how the City is managing its finances on your behalf. Your input will help inform the development of the final budget, scheduled to be presented to Cou...
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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Elgin Announces Budget On-the-Go Meeting Series

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Skip the Council Chambers, We'll Come to You

“Budget On-the-Go” is new series of informal meetings where those present can hear from City staff, share what’s important to them and ask staff ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Elgin Announces Fall 2019 Leaf Collection Programs

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Free bagged leaf collection begins October 1 and the City's on-street collection program in designated areas will begin on Monday, October 28. Both leaf collection programs run through the first week of December. These programs help residents remove seaso...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Third Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

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In addition to local artist and community groups, the event will be hosted by Chicago based storytellers Kucha and Baba Tony who will lead the audience in an interactive celebration of Kwanzaa which will include storytelling, music, food and the lighting ...

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