The SLOW DOWN Campaign is Back to Raise Awareness  

Slow Down Campaign

The Slow Down campaign has returned to raise driving safety awareness in the City of Batavia and you can join other residents by posting a sign up at your home. For those picking up signs to post, here are guidelines on how far back from the curb the signs should be placed to avoid placing them in the parkways:

- Thirteen feet away from the curb if you have a sidewalk.
- Nineteen (or more) feet away from curb without sidewalk.

You can pick up your signs at the following offices beginning Friday, May 24: 

City of Batavia (upstairs in reception)
Batavia Park District (central offices on Wilson Street)
Batavia School District (Rosalie Jones admin center on Wilson)
Batavia Public Library (at the main checkout desk.)

Let's keep our community safe this summer.

When the campaign ends July 12, please take down your signs. We encourage you to keep them for use year to year.

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  1. City Launches Online Application for Overnight Parking

    You can now apply for a temporary exemption to the City's overnight parking ban using a form on our Web site. Read on...
  2. Congratulate the Winners of the 2019 City Council Elections

    The City of Batavia wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2019 City Council elections: Scott Salvati (Ward 1), Alan Wolff (Ward 2), Read on...
  3. Kirk Road Multi-Use Path Reconstruction Project

    Starting the week of Monday, April 1, 2019, construction activities will begin on the multi-use path along the west side of Kirk Road from Pine Street to approximately 750 ft north of Mesa Lane in Batavia, Kane County. Read on...
  4. 2018 Department Annual Reports

    Over the course of the last several weeks, department heads have made presentations to the Committee of the Whole providing a recap of 2018 activities and presenting their 2019 plans. Below are links to each of these presentations: Read on...
  5. Brush Collection Resumes in May

    The monthly curbside residential brush collection resumes in May. Information about the program, along with the 2019 schedule, is now available. Read on...
  6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Metronet Construction

    This information is provided by Metronet, Inc., the fiber optic service provider scheduling construction and installation in Batavia. Read on...
  7. Important Information on Metronet construction methods

    The type of groundwork that MetroNet will be doing is primarily “directional boring”. Directional boring is less invasive than digging an open trench which disturbs the earth all along the path of construction Read on...
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City of Batavia Holiday Office Closings 2019:  Jan 1st New Year’s Day, Jan 21st Martin Luther King Day, April 19th Spring Holiday, May 27th, Memorial Day, July 4th – Independence Day, September 2nd Labor Day, November 11th Veterans Day, November 28th Thanksgiving Day, November 29th Day After Thanksgiving, December 24th - Christmas Eve, December 25th – Christmas Day


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