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    Batavia City Council meets Monday, Aug. 15

    Agenda items scheduled for the Aug. 15 meeting include recognition for a retiring police officer, a proclamation designating John D. Kennedy Way, and the purchase of five bike tool stations. The7:30 p.m. hybrid meeting is open to all. Additional Info...
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    Special Committee of the Whole meeting with library

    Batavia Public Library Director George Scheetz and City of Batavia Administrator Laura Newman will share the city and the library's strategic priorities in a special joint meeting 7:30 pm, Tuesday in the City Council Chambers. The meeting is open to all. Additional Info...
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    Fall Parkway Tree Program is underway

    Batavia's 50/50 parkway tree program offers a parkway tree on a cost-sharing basis with residents paying half the tree's cost. This program includes tree, planting, and mulch. Read on...
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    Mayor Schielke Weekly Address for Aug. 12, 2022

    Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke talks about a new historical marker project for the downtown Batavia, Batavia High School's upcoming Homecoming festivities, new businesses coming to town, and road construction projects in Kane County. Additional Info...
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    City of Batavia Newsletter Aug. 12-26

    Cop on a Rooftop, Fall Parkway Tree Program, United Way Bat Race, Kane County road project and more in the latest City of Batavia Newsletter. Additional Info...
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    CMAP releases updated data snapshot for Batavia

    The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning 2022 Batavia Community Data Snapshot features statistics from several government agencies and includes information on our population, households, employment, transportation, park access, walkability and more. See the report
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    Slow the Fast Down signs available

    The City of Batavia's Slow the Fast Down signs are available at City Hall again, as well as at the Batavia Public Library, the Batavia Park District, and the Batavia Farmers Market. Read on...
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    City of Batavia Weekly Newsletter for July 29-Aug. 5 2022

    Kane County Sheriff's Office invites residents the National Night Out event. Plus, brush collection, lawn watering, and strategic plan updates. Additional Info...
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    Sidewalk program updates

    Find out if the sidewalks in your neighborhood are on the repair or replacement list and discover how sidewalks qualify for maintenance. Also, learn how you can sign up to receive updates on the sidewalk program. Additional Info...
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    Strategic Action Plan updates for Q2

    Batavia City Administrator Laura Newman presented a strategic action plan update to the Batavia City Council recently. Updates for 2022’s second quarter included progress toward several city goals. Read on...
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    Mosquito abatement has begun

    The City's contractor has begun monitoring the mosquito larvae and adult mosquito populations and applying control treatments. Learn how you can get notification in advance of spraying. Read on...
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    When can you water your lawn?

    To ensure Batavia has enough water for drinking, bathing, and fire protection, outdoor water use is restricted. Outdoor water use is based on your address, calendar date, and time of day. Read on...
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    It's repair season for streets and sidewalks

    Check out the City of Batavia 2022 Capital Improvement Projects map to find out where the latest street, sidewalk and other projects are underway. Additional Info...
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    How to safely dispose of unwanted items

    Batavia offers several waste disposal services. From brush collection to household hazardous waste, learn what Batavia has to offer. Read on...
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