The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Algonquin e-News: July 2021 July 2021

Meetings & Events
July 06 & 20 - 7:30 p.m. 
July 13 - 7:30 p.m.
July 20 - 7:45 p.m.  
Historic Commission Workshop
July 17 & 24 - 8:30 a.m.
July 28 - 5:00 p.m.
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Village Offices Closed July 5 for Independence Day
The Ganek Municipal Center and Public Works Facility in Algonquin will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. Groot refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be delayed by one day.

Trustee Jim Steigert Announces Retirement
Trustee Jim Steigert has announced his intention to retire at the end of June. Steigert has served on the Algonquin Village Board for the past 22 years, first being elected in 1999. Prior to his role as Village Trustee, Steigert served on the Village of Algonquin’s Economic Development Commission for seven years.

Open Swim & Swim Lesson Information
Open swim hours at Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool will occur on a daily basis, generally between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., except for Tuesdays which will have open swim hours form 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition, swim lessons have resumed at a limited capacity. More information can be found clicking below.

Algonquin Summer Concerts Lineup Announced
The Algonquin Summer Concerts are back! The 2021 concert lineup kicks off with Sushi Roll at 7:00 p.m. on July 1 at Towne Park. Concerts are held weekly on Thursday nights at Towne Park beginning at 7:00 p.m. family friendly concerts are a wonderful way to enjoy the Old Town Algonquin with your family and friends.

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.

Algonquin Recreation Summer Activity Guide
The summer Algonquin Recreation activity guide is now available online. Hard copies will be mailed to Algonquin households by the end of June. We feature offerings such as open swim at Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool, Algonquin Summer Concerts, fitness, athletics, martial arts, and more!

Algonquin Announces the Start of Construction on North Harrison Street
On Monday, June 21, construction crews will break ground on the Around and About Main Street project. This project will begin by addressing improvements along North Harrison Street through placing new roadway pavement and adding streetscape elements. A second stage of construction will start in the fall that will involve traffic calming features with the installation of a roundabout at Main Street and Cary-Algonquin Road.

The Algonquin Citizen: Summer 2021 Newsletter
The Summer 2021 edition of The Algonquin Citizen newsletter is now available online. This document was mailed to Algonquin residents with their June water utility bills.

Stoneybrook Park is Now Open
On June 5, members of the community and official form the Village celebrated the official opening of Stoneybrook Park. The event included a ribbon cutting, tree planting and a special ribbon cutting for the children in attendance. The improvements include areas for bocce ball, gaga ball, and cornhole; new basketball, volleyball, and pickleball courts; as well as a multi-use path and covered picnic area.

Outdoor Water Conservation Status
The current status is "Even/Odd Restriction" which indicates outside water use is permitted before 9:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. Even addresses may only water on even calendar days and odd addresses may only water on odd calendar days, before 9:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.

2020 Water Quality Report
The Consumer Confidence Report, or CCR, is an annual water quality report that the Safe Drinking Water Act requires a community water system to provide to its customers. To view Algonquin's 2020 water quality report, please 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, improvements to Lake Drive South, construction of the tennis courts at Gaslight Park, and the Downtown Streetscape projects.

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