The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Randall Road Construction Continues
Construction on Randall Road is continuing, with excavation for temporary pavement and utility relocation taking place. To view construction updates for the Randall Road Corridor Improvements, please click below.

Algonquin property Tax Rates Decrease by Five Percent
The Village of Algonquin has received its final tax rate for the taxes payable by property owners in 2019 that indicates that tax rates for the Village will drop 5.4 percent. Read the full story by clicking "more."

North Main Street Water and Sewer Utility Construction
Water and sewer utility construction taking place on North Main Street will result in sections of this road to be closed for periods of time. Please click "more" to view additional details and detour information.

Summer Recreation Brochure
The Algonquin Recreation Summer 2018 Guide is now available online! Don't miss out on some great summer activities!

'Stuff the Duffel' Taking Place through May 21
A community event in honor of AJ Freund is taking place through May 21. The event is focused on providing items to children who enter foster to allow them to transition to foster homes. Items listed on the flyer, which can be accessed below, may be dropped off at Ganek Municipal Center (2200 Harnish Drive).

Algonquin Receives Award for CAFR from GFOA
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recognized Algonquin for the 17th consecutive year for achievement in Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR). Click below to read more about this award.

Early Bird Pool Passes Available until May 25
Don't miss out this summer, purchase your early bird pool pass by May 24 and enjoy unlimited visits to the Algonquin Swimming Pool and Splashpad! In-Season sales begin May 25.

'Touch-a-Truck' on May 4
Grab your family and head to Towne Park on May 4 for a fun family event that offers hands-on opportunities for children to EXPLORE, CLIMB and TOUCH trucks, emergency response vehicles, construction machinery and a variety of other vehicles that help right here in our own community.

Spring 2019 Hydrant Flushing
As a regular maintenance practice, the Village of Algonquin Utilities Division flushes fire hydrants throughout the Village twice a year. To view the remained of the spring schedule, please click "more."

Memorial Day Parade Information
The Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 will be hosting events for Memorial Day in Algonquin, including a short parade near downtown. Click "more" for for additional details about the events.

Are Your Pets Microchipped?
Did you know that the American Humane Association estimates over 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year? This averages to 1 in 3 pets being lost at some point during their life. Read more by clicking below.

Having a Garage Sale?
As the weather warms up garage sale season is gearing up. The Village does not require a permit to have a garage sale, however, each property is limited to no more than three sales per year.

Algonquin’s 'Art on the Fox'
The Village of Algonquin Public Arts Commission will be holding its 12th annual Art on the Fox fine art fair Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16, 2019. Business sponsor opportunities are available and artist registration is now open. Click below for more information.

Still Time to Order a Rain Barrel or Composter!
Want to make managing your garden easier and save some money? Sales end on May 6 and pickup at Village Hall (2200 Harnish Dr.) is scheduled for May 10. Click "more" to learn more about rain barrels and composting.

2020 Census Recruitment Information
In an effort to prepare for the 2020 Census count, the United States Census Bureau is partnering with communities and seeking those who would like to help with the process. Click "more" to for additional information about the 2020 Census and current job offerings in the community.

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