1. Batavia Recent News
    Read recent news releases, project updates, and community information.
  1. due to construction

    Batavia City Hall Closures Friday, Jan. 27

    The building offices of Utility Billing and Community Development at Batavia City Hall, 100 N. Island Ave., will not be open Friday, Jan. 27 due to construction. Staff will be available by phone. To reach those departments, call 630-454-2000.
  2. hiring several open positions gtaphic

    We're hiring for several positions

    We've added another position to our list of openings: The City of Batavia is seeking candidates for: benefits & payroll specialist, engineering summer intern, management analyst, wastewater plant operator, and water & sewer utility maintenance worker. Read on...
  3. survey icon

    Did you receive a survey invitation?

    The City of Batavia has launched The National Community Survey. Randomly selected households will receive survey invitations over the next few weeks. We encourage you share your input; it will help inform the city's future strategic plan. Read on...
  4. snowy street

    Snow Removal for Batavia Streets

    Snow will be in the forecast any day now. It's a good time to get up to speed on the City of Batavia's snow removal strategies and street regulations. Read on...
  5. downtown visioning-nf

    Mayor Jeff Schielke's weekly address for Jan. 24-31, 2023

    Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke encourages Batavians to attend a Downtown Plan Visioning Workshop Wednesday, Jan. 25. He also warns folks about scams targeting seniors. Additional Info...
  6. Batavia water tower

    2023 Water & Sewer Rate Increase Explained

    Batavia utility customers will see an increase in their water and sewer rates beginning with their January 2023 bills. The rate increase is to fund multimillion-dollar capital improvement projects, as well as to recover the cost of daily operations. Read on...
  7. bag-fees-nf

    FAQs about Batavia's upcoming single-use bag fees

    Batavia City Council approved an ordinance implementing a retail single-use bag fee, beginning July 1, 2023. Find out what the fees is, what bags are included, and other details. Additional Info...
  8. winterize your home

    Tips to protect your home during winter

    As we head into winter many homeowners face the expense and inconvenience of frozen water pipes or high energy bills. We have a few reminders and tips on how you can prep this winter to help protect your home and your wallet. Read on...
  9. drawing of two hands holding flags

    Batavia Chamber Announces Community Flag Design Contest

    The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Community Flag design contest, with the goal of celebrating our community and showing pride for all that makes Batavia unique. The winning Community Flag design will be available for purchase. Read on...
  10. thermostat set to 68 degrees

    Heat complaints

    The City of Batavia follows the International Property Maintenance Code which orders every owner and operator of any building that rents dwellings – from rooms to houses, must furnish heat, no less than 68 degrees, to its occupants from Oct. 15-May 15. Read on...
  11. No more recycling sign

    City Hall Renovations and Recycling Drop off changes

    The recycling bins for lightbulbs and batteries, along with pop tops, eyeglasses and masks donation boxes will not longer be available at the Batavia Municipal Government Center due to ongoing construction. Read on...
View All News