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Algonquin e-News: February 2021

www.algonquin.org February 2021

Meetings & Events
February 2 & 16 - 7:30 p.m.
  
February 8 - 7:30 p.m.
  
February 9 - 7:30 p.m.
February 16 - 7:45 p.m.
 
February 10 - 7:00 p.m.
 
  
Historic Commission Workshop
February 20 & 27 - 8:30 a.m.
   
 
 
 
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Vaccination Information
Safe and effective vaccination efforts vital to reduce the number of illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths resulting from COVID-19 have begun in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health has implemented a vaccination plan, in accordance with the Restore Illinois plan, and is currently administering vaccination distribution phases 1A and 1B.

Algonquin-Cary Subarea Plan Virtual Open House
The villages of Algonquin and Cary, in partnership with CMAP, will hold a month-long virtual open house throughout February to share and collect community feedback on a draft plan for mining sites along Route 31 and the surrounding area.

Unemployment Fraud Information
Unemployment fraud has been happening more frequently throughout the COVID-19 pandemic than it has in the past. Here is a checklist to guide you through the steps to take if this should happen to you.

Now Hiring: Community Development Director
The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Community Development Director. This full-time Community Development position reports to the Village Manager and is responsible for continuing the revitalization of the village’s old town district, enhancing thriving commercial districts, promoting the Algonquin Corporate Campus, and maintaining beautiful tree-lined residential subdivisions. More information can be found at the link below.

2020 Algonquin Community Survey Results
The Algonquin Village Board recently reviewed the results from the 2020 Algonquin Community Survey. This is the eighth year the survey has been administered, asking residents for their input on quality of life factors in Algonquin as well as rating the quality and importance of municipal services. See below for summary as well as detailed results.

2021 Snowman Photo Contest
Build the best snowman in town this year! Get your family together and make a snowman during one of this year’s snowfalls. After you have built your snowman, stand next to it and have someone take a picture. Submit photos to recreation@algonquin.org (electronic photos only). Photos are due by March 8, 2021. Winners will be published in a future recreation guide and on our website. Browse additional Recreation offerings this month by clicking below.

February Recreation Brochure
Be sure to check out the programs being offered by Algonquin Recreation for this month by clicking the link below! This month features a number fun of activities, including in-person activities like youth soccer and baseball, and much more!

Now Hiring: Maintenance Worker I
The Village of #Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Maintenance Worker I for the Internal Services Division of the Public Works Department. Salary starts at $43,584. Applications are due by February 10. See job details below.

Sledding and Ice Skating in Algonquin
Now that snow has fallen and the temperatures are dropping, residents and visitors are beginning to enjoy winter activities in Algonquin. Sledding hills are available at Braewood Park, High Hill Park, and Spella Park. The Village also offers a seasonal outdoor ice rink near Snapper's Field. To chck on the status of the outdoor ice rinks, click below.

Sidewalk Snow Removal
As the snow begins to fall, 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.

Winter Parking Regulations
Winter parking regulations are in effect between October 31 and April 15 each year. Overnight street parking requests may be submitted online. Click the link below for additional details.

2021 Calendar and Annual Report Now Available
The 2021 Calendar and Annual Report for the Village of Algonquin is now available. Residents can expect to receive their calendar this month.

Algonquin Earns Budget Award
The Village has received the GFOA of the US & Canada Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2020 - 2021 budget for the seventeenth consecutive year. View more, including the budget, by visiting the link

Parkway Tree Trimming Schedule
The Village of Algonquin will be performing parkway tree trimming starting in December through March 2021 in the general area from Woods Creek Lane west to the Village limits and Riverwood Drive east to the Village limits.

Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)
We are pleased to present the Village’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2020. The goal of a PAFR is to extract information from our annual audit and present in a manner that is user-friendly and easy to read. Click the link below to view the most recent PAFR.

 
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