The Village of Algonquin, IL

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January 10 | 7:30PM
January 17 | 7:45PM
January 24 | 7:30PM special
January 11 | 8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Dennis Walker Announced as New Chief of Police
Dennis Walker has been appointed as the new Chief of Police for the Algonquin Police Department, replacing Chief John Bucci who has left to join the McHenry County Sheriff's Department as Undersheriff. Walker has 25 years of experience in law enforcement, having worked his way up through the ranks of the department. Please join us in welcoming Chief Walker in his new role with the Algonquin community.

Village Offices Closed on January 2
Ganek Municipal Center and Public Works Facility in Algonquin closed on January 2 in observance of New Year's Day. Groot collection services will be delayed by one day for the week.

Parkway Tree Trimming Scheduled Through March 2023
The Village of Algonquin will be performing parkway tree trimming through March 2023 in various areas. Follow the link to see when tree trimming is scheduled near you.

Chat with the Village President
Residents of Algonquin are invited to meet with Village President Debby Sosine for a 20-minute, one-on-one discussion about thoughts and ideas for our community. Learn more and sign up for a meeting at the link provided below.

Free Christmas Tree Collection by Groot in January
Groot will collect Christmas trees at no charge on your normal collection day throughout the month of January. Click below for additional information.

Prairie Trail Construction through June 2023
The Prairie Trail in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills will be under construction through June 2023, affecting a half mile section starting from the Meyer Parking lot heading north. Thru traffic and detours will not be allowed due to limited access and high traffic on nearby roadways.

2023 Calendar and Annual Report Available Online
The 2023 Calendar and Annual Report is now available and can be viewed online at the link below. Residents should have received copies of their calendar last month.

Holiday Light Recycling through January 18
Holiday light recycling is available through January 18 at Ganek Municipal Center. Most holiday lights will be accepted; please see the link for a list of accepted and unaccepted items.

Snowman Building Contest: Submit Your Creation by March 5
Enter the snowman building contest by submitting a photo of your family's creation to by March 5, 2023. Winners will be featured in a future recreation guide and on the website.

Winter/Spring 2023 Algonquin Recreation Activity Guide Available
The Algonquin Recreation activity guide for Winter/Spring 2023 is now available. Learn more about recreation offerings such as youth sports and variety programs at the link below.

Winter Activities Available in Algonquin
It's time to embrace the winter season! Winter activities, including sledding and ice skating, are available at various locations in Algonquin. Check out the link for more information

Reminder: Clear Snow and Ice from Sidewalks Within 24 Hours
As the snow begins to fall, the Village of Algonquin would like to remind residents that they must clear snow and ice from their sidewalks within 24 hours after a snowstorm.

Winter Parking Regulations in Effect: October 31 to April 15
Winter parking regulations are in effect from October 31 to April 15. Online requests for overnight street parking can be submitted. See link for more information.

Winter 2022 Edition of The Algonquin Citizen Newsletter Now Available
The Winter 2022 edition of The Algonquin Citizen newsletter is now available online. This document was mailed to Algonquin residents with their December water utility bills

Stay Safe on the Road this Winter: Winter Driving Tips
Snow, rain, and cold weather bring significant risks while driving. By preparing ahead of time you can ensure your trips, both long and short, are as safe as possible. Click the link for winter driving tips.

Stay Informed on Village Construction Projects
Check the Village Construction Projects webpage for updates on ongoing construction projects, including notable roadway, water and sewer, and natural area improvement projects.

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