The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Algonquin e-News: July 2020

www.algonquin.org July 2020

Meetings & Events
July 07 - 7:30 p.m.  Remote
July 21- 7:30 p.m. 
  
 
July 13 - 7:30 p.m.  Remote
  
July 14 - 7:30 p.m.  Remote
July 21 - 7:45 p.m.  
 
July 15 - Cancelled
 
Historic Commission Workshop
July 18 & 25 - 8:30 a.m.
  
July 29 - 5:00 p.m.  Remote
  
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. Illinois has entered Phase 4 of the Reopen Illinois Plan following the Stay-at-Home Order. Click "more" to view additional information.

Village Offices Closed - July 3
The Ganek Municipal Center and Public Works Facility in Algonquin will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Groot refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will not be delayed.

Support Algonquin Restaurants and Businesses
During this time, 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 link below includes information about stores and restaurants offering accommodations as well as resources for business owners.

Reopening of Playgrounds and Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Algonquin's playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment are now available for use. Users should continue to follow social distancing guidelines, such as wearing a mask or face covering when social distancing is not able to be maintained. Users should also wash their hands frequently since these surfaces come into contact frequently. More information can be found by clicking "more."

Spring Cleanup Rescheduled to August
Due to the pandemic, the spring cleanup event was postponed from its original dates. The new dates for the event are August 8 (east) and August 15 (west).

Are Fireworks Allowed in Algonquin?
Quick answer, no. The Algonquin Police Department would like to remind residents that the sale, possession and/or use of fireworks is not only dangerous, but is also a violation of both State law and Village ordinance. Click "more" for the risks associated with violating this ordinance.

The Algonquin Citizen: Summer 2020 Newsletter
The Summer 2020 edition of The Algonquin Citizen newsletter is now available online. This document was mailed to Algonquin residents with their June water utility bills.

Algonquin Recreation Guide for July
Be sure to check out the programs being offered by Algonquin Recreation for July by clicking the link below! Taking place this month, includes a drive-in movie and many virtual programs!

Starting a Summer Project? You Might Need a Permit!
Residents can use the link below to find information regarding projects they may be starting as the weather allows. Remember that you can also submit permits or request inspections online as well!

Algonquin Named Tree City USA
The Arbor Day Foundation announced that the Village of Algonquin is again named a Tree City USA community for its commitment to effective forest management. This is the 24th year in which Algonquin has received this designation.

Algonquin FY 20/21 Budget
The fiscal year 2020 - 2021 operating and capital budget is now available online. The annual budget represents the single most important policy adopted each year in any municipal organization. Click "more" to learn more about this important document.

Village Construction Projects
Stay up-to-date with the construction projects taking place within the Village by checking our Village Construction Projects webpage by clicking below. Notable projects featured on the page include Randall Road, the Algonquin Road (Route 62) bridge, and Downtown Streetscape projects.

Water Conservation Regulations
The Village of Algonquin continues to take a proactive role in the conservation of water. The overall goal of the water conservation program is to educate residents and businesses about the ease of conserving water and the importance of conservation. The Village regulations are explained in this pamphlet as well as conservation tips you can practice at home.

 
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