The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Algonquin e-News: January 2017 JANUARY 2017

Meetings & Events
January 3 & 17 - 7:30 p.m.
January 9 - 7:30 p.m.
January 10 & 24 - 7:30 p.m.
January 11 - 7:00 p.m.
Historic Commission Workshop
January 21 & 28 - 8:30 a.m.

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Christmas Tree Collection
Groot will collect Christmas trees at no charge on your normal collection day throughout the month of January.

2017 Winter/Spring Recreation Brochure
The 2017 Winter/Spring Recreation Brochure for the Village of Algonquin, click below to see the entire offering of recreation programs this winter and spring.

Algonquin Lowers Property Tax Levy
The Algonquin Village Board unanimously approved lowering the current property tax levy for the 2016 tax year at their meeting on December 6. The 2016 property tax levy, which is payable by property owners in 2017, was lowered by 2.3 percent and is below 2008 levels.

2017 Calendar and Annual Report Now Available
The Village of Algonquin 2017 Calendar and Annual Report is now available online, it will be mailed to residents in early January.

Fitness for the New Year
Start the new year off right by signing up for one of the many fitness programs available through Algonquin Recreation.

Holiday Lights Recycling
The Village of Algonquin, in cooperation with Elgin Recycling, will be offering holiday light recycling through January 19 at Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish Drive.

2017 Snowman Photo Contest
Build the best snowman in town this coming year, take a picture, and submit it for our 2017 Snowman Photo contest, winners will be published in a future recreation guide and on our website.

Report Problems Using Algonquin Fix It
Mailbox hit by a snow plow? Street drifted with snow? Pothole problems? All of these Issues and more can be reported by citizens using Algonquin Fix It.

Algonquin Earns Budget Award
The Village of Algonquin has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017 budget. This is the thirteenth year in a row the Village has received this prestigious award.

Algonquin has over 2,200 fire hydrants in need of adoption. By adopting a fire hydrant and keeping it clear of snow you can help to keep the community safer.

Parkway Tree Trimming
The Village of Algonquin will be performing parkway tree trimming starting in December 2016 through March 2017 in the general area between Randall Road and the Fox River, south of County Line Road and Edgewood Drive. Click below for more details.

Winter Parking Regulations
Parking is prohibited on public streets between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. Also, parking is prohibited after any snowfall of 2 inches or greater unless street has been cleared of snow.

Sidewalk Snow Removal
The Village of Algonquin would like to remind residents of their responsibility to remove snow and ice accumulating on the abutting sidewalks within 24 hours after any snowfall has ceased.

Algonquin Citizen Newsletter: Winter Edition
The winter edition of The Algonquin Citizen is now available online and was mailed to residents in December.

Water Use Survey
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires every water supplier to develop and implement a comprehensive cross connection control program for the elimination of existing cross connections and prevention or protection from all future cross connections. All Algonquin water customers will receive a survey form in the mail with your January water bill.

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