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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Bliss/Main/Fabyan Intersection Realignment Project

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Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke spoke recently about the Kane County Division of Transportation project to realign the intersection of Bliss Road, Main Street, and Fabyan Parkway. The project will create a roundabout at Main Street. Learn more.

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

John D. Kennedy Memorial Way dedicated

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The City of Batavia has proclaimed south Raddant Road John D. Kennedy Memorial Way, honoring the life of longtime city employee, John Kennedy.

Kennedy began working for the city in 1996 as a public works maintenance worker, holding several positions in the...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

City congratulates Officer Emil Jensen on his retirement

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Officer Emil Jensen retired from the Batavia Police Department Aug.  2  after 24-plus years of service to the Police Department and the citizens of Batavia. He came to the Department after having served in the U.S. Navy as a medic.&n...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Batavia participates in Cop on a Rooftop


For the 19th year, hundreds of law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ rooftops, including locations at 2002 W. Wilson Street Batavia, IL, and 108 N. Batavia Avenue Batavia, IL to benefit Special Olympics Illino...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

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. There are four species of trees to choose from: Golden Raindr...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Mayor Schielke Weekly Address for Aug. 12, 2022

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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.

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

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.

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

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.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Slow the Fast Down signs available


The City of Batavia's Slow the Fast Down campaign encourages drivers to drive at a safe, legal speed.

Continuing through Nov. 2, 2022, Slow the Fast Down signs will be available for residents and businesses to post on their property. The signs are...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

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.

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Sidewalk program updates

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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.

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Strategic Action Plan updates for Q2

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Quarterly update on Batavia’s Strategic plan

 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 the ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Mosquito abatement has begun

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Learn about the City's mosquito abatement program and get answers to frequently asked questions about mosquito spraying at

Sign up for notifications about spraying in your area through the Clarke Portal.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

When can you water your lawn?

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Outdoor water use restrictions apply to all properties connected to the city water system.  Watering is permitted between the following hours subject to the odd / even address rule:

  • 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Even-numbered street addre...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

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.

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

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. 

Batteries and lightbulbs: Drop-off boxes for dead batteries and lightbulbs (no LED bulbs or hol...

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