The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Algonquin e-News: April 2020

www.algonquin.org April 2020

Meetings & Events

April 1 - April 18
  
April 4 (East) - Postponed
April 11 (West) - Postponed 
 
April 4 - Cancelled
 
April 7 - 7:30 p.m.
April 21 - 7:30 p.m.
  
 
 
April 13 - 7:30 p.m. 
  
April 14 - 7:30 p.m.
April  21 - 7:45 p.m.
  
April 16 - May 1
  
April 10 - All Day
   
Historic Commission Workshop
April 18 & 25  - 8:30 a.m.
  
 
Note that dates and times listed above are schedule to change. Please check the website regularly for changes as we evaluate the current situation.
 
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
The Village of Algonquin is working with local, state and federal health partners to take all preventative steps available to limit the spread of COVID-19. To help keep the Algonquin community safe, please do your part to prevent the spread of illness. In addition, please note that the schedules of meetings and events listed for this month are subject to change as we monitor and evaluate the situation. Click "more" to view additional information.

Spring Cleanup Postponed
The Spring Cleanup event in Algonquin scheduled for April 4 and 11 will be postponed and rescheduled at a future date. For more information on this and other Groot services, please visit the link below.

Support Algonquin Restaurants and Businesses
The Village asks that residents please support Algonquin’s small restaurants and businesses, many of which have pickup, delivery and/or other service accommodations. The Village, in cooperation with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce, has compiled service information about local restaurants and businesses which includes a quick guide for local grub, companies that are urgently hiring, and senior shopping hours and locations.

Senior Shopping Hours
Hours have been established by stores throughout the community to assist the elderly and vulnerable populations with shopping for essential items during the pandemic. The days, hours, and locations can be viewed on our websites events calendar or by clicking the link below.

Winter Parking Regulations Suspended
The Village of Algonquin will be suspending winter parking regulations effective immediately. Overnight parking on Village streets will now be permitted, unless otherwise marked. The Village does request that, in the event of a measurable snow event, residents do make every attempt to move vehicles off local roadways to allow road crews to safely plow snow.

Have you completed your Census questionnaire?
Currently, 44.8% of Algonquin households have responded to the 2020 Census. If you have not already, you may complete the Census form online, by phone, or by mail. Learn more and respond by visiting the link below!

Stage 3 South Harrison Street Project
The Stage 3 South Harrison Street project will begin in the spring of 2020 and is anticipated to be completed in 2020, with final restoration in early 2021. These investments will increase the capacity of the water system to provide improved fire protection and increase conveyance within the sanitary sewer collection system to accommodate future development, as well as eliminate sanitary sewer backups for existing residents.

Old Town Prairie Trail Improvements
Old Town improvements coming soon! Construction on the Prairie Trail in Algonquin will begin this spring and last through the fall. The path will remain open with a short detour in the impacted construction area between the La Fox River Drive pedestrian bridge and Main Street.

Free Leaf & Brush Collection Starting Soon!
Looking to tidy up your yard? Starting April 16 through May 1, Groot and the Village will be offering Free Leaf and Brush Collection. Click "more" for details.

Randall Road Construction Continues
The Randall Road construction project is currently 29% complete. Traffic staging as the project progresses will continue. Please exercise caution when driving through the work areas. To sign up for project updates or check on the status of Randall Road, please click below.

The Algonquin Citizen: Spring 2020 Edition
The Spring 2020 edition of The Algonquin Citizen newsletter is now available online.

Draft Fiscal Year 2020 - 2021 Budget Available Online
Have you been staying up-to-date with the Village's budgeting process for Fiscal Year 2020-2021? If not, you always can be by checking out the draft budget document as the process moves forward by clicking the link below.

Spring 2020 Hydrant Flushing
To improve overall water quality, the Village of Algonquin flushes fire hydrants throughout the Village twice a year. To learn more about this process, click "more".

Cemetery Spring Cleanup
Spring Cleanup at the Algonquin Cemetery occurs the first Monday in April each year. Please have all winter decoration removed prior to the first Monday in April. Spring and summer decorations may be placed the last Saturday in April.

Adopt-A-Drain Program
The Village of Algonquin currently manages 2,969 storm drains across our 207 miles of residential roadways. This year, the Village is inviting residents to adopt-a-storm drain in their neighborhood. Click "more" for additional details.

Rain Barrel and Composter Sale
Want to make managing your garden easier and save some money? Click "more" to learn about Rain Barrels and Composting.

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.

 
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