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Algonquin e-News: June 2021

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Sergeant Robert Salazar Named McHenry County 2020 Officer of the Year
The McHenry County Chiefs of Police Association selected the 2020 “Officer of the Year” from seven nominated police officers. After considering each of the nominees’ actions, Sergeant Robert Salazar of the Algonquin Police Department was named as the 2020 “Officer of the Year.” The nominations and awards stem from their involvement for police actions during the previous year.

Red Mountain Group Acquires Algonquin Commons
Red Mountain Group, Inc. recently acquired the Algonquin Commons with plans to invest nearly $30 million dollars for the re-development, renovation, re-tenanting, and re-merchandising of the shopping center. Read more about plans for the Commons by clicking the link below.

Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool Summer 2021
The Village of Algonquin is making all the necessary preparations to open the Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool this summer on Saturday, June 5. To ensure a safe and fun experience for all our guests, we are constantly monitoring and evaluating federal, state, and local guidelines and recommendations for facility use. Click "more" to learn more about the pool opening.

Now Hiring: Lifeguard
The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Lifeguard at the Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool. This seasonal position is responsible for a high-level of customer service and customer supervision by using preventative lifeguarding techniques to assist in the promotion of a safe, family facility. Learn more and apply today by clicking below!

Summer Concerts are Back!
The Village of Algonquin is pleased to invite you and your family to this year's Algonquin Summer Concerts! Concerts are held weekly on Thursday evenings at Towne Park 100 S. Jefferson St. and begin at 7:00 PM. The first concert will be held on July 1. See the full lineup by clicking below.

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

Algonquin Recreation Guide: May & June
Check out the Algonquin Recreation guide for May and June! We are offering a variety of in-person programs as well as information regarding the opening of Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool.

Last Call: Artists for Art on the Fox
Art on the Fox will take place September 11-12 this year on Main Street in Algonquin's newly renovated Old Town District. Click the link below for information on reserving a spot in the art festival.

Enjoying the Outdoors with Your Pet
Enjoying walks with your pets is a great way to get out and enjoy all that Algonquin has to offer. Pets are welcome throughout the Village's parks, trails, and parkways. Pet owners should be mindful of others and aware of requirements for pets within the Village. Learn more about some of the most frequently asked questions about the Village's furry friends by clicking below.

Algonquin Adopts Parks and Recreation Master Plan
In April, the Algonquin Village Board adopted a Parks and Recreation Master Plan to develop actionable items for the Village parks and recreation services to strive to accomplish over the next ten years.

House Numbers Reminder
Village inspectors routinely identify homes that are without the proper house identification numbers. Village Code requires that all properties be identified with numbers that are attached to the front of the building and visible from the street or roadway. These numbers are used by emergency personnel to identify homes during emergencies. Learn more about this and other property maintenance regulations by clicking "more."

2021 - 2022 Annual Budget Available
The Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 - 2022 is available. Budgeted expenditures this year total $75M, with over $32M budgeted toward capital improvements. To view the budget, click the link below.

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 Downtown Streetscape, and other local roadway improvements.

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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