CITY OF BATAVIA, ILLINOIS


Brush Collection

The next east side brush collection will begin on Monday, September 12; the west side collection begins on Monday, September 19.  Brush should be at the curb by 7 a.m. on Monday of your scheduled week but no sooner than the weekend before that. For more information about the program,including the 2016 schedule, please click here or call 630-454-2400.  

Leaf Collection

The first leaf collection of the season for east side residents will begin on Monday, October 17; the west side leaf collection begins on Monday, October 24.  For additional details about the program, including the 2016 schedule, please click here or call 630-454-2400.  

Parkway Tree Program

There is still time to participate in this year’s 50-50 Fall Parkway Tree Program and several species remain available.  More information about the program can be found on the City’s website or call us at 630-454-2400.  


Kane County Electronics Recycling Program Resumes

The Kane County Electronics Recycling Program is due to restart in September, after a temporary hiatus.  The reinstated program will include three daily drop-off locations throughout the county, as well as the reopening of the one-day collection events in St. Charles.  The closest site for Batavia residents is the former Kane County Jail property at 517 Fabyan Parkway, between Route 25 and Kirk Rd. on the north side of the street.  Most items are still free, but there will be a charge for TVs and computer monitors, depending on the screen size.  Please visit the Kane County Recycles webpage for information about drop off locations, upcoming monthly events, acceptable/unacceptable electronics items, and costs/payment options.  

Upcoming Utility Projects

Two upcoming utility projects are slated to start the week of September 12.
 
The contractor, National Power Rodding, will be cleaning and televising the sewers along Main Street. Limits of the work will be between Water Street and Van Nortwick.
 
The Tri-Cities Sewer Lining project will involve rehabilitating the sewer lines in various locations around the City. This work will not involve any excavation. The contractor completing the sewer lining will be SAK Construction. Preparatory work will be begin next week with actual lining work starting a few weeks after that. Letters have been sent to those residents directly affected by the lining work.
 
Both projects are expected to take about 3 to 4 weeks to complete.  Maps can be viewed here and here which show the sewer locations to be completed.  Traffic impact for the sewer cleaning and lining work is expected to be minimal.
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Timothy Grimm, PE; Civil Engineer; City of Batavia; Engineering Department at tgrimm@cityofbatavia.net


Deerpath Road Bridge
Weekly updated information will be available on the project website: http://www.cityofbatavia.net/341/Deerpath-Road-Bridge-Improvements  or www.cityofbatavia.net/projects

The City appreciates your cooperation during this project. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to the Public Works Engineering project manager, Andrea Podraza either via apodraza@cityofbatavia.net or (630) 454-2757.  


Batavia Chamber
Please click on the link below for the Batavia Chamber of Commerce “Weekly Digest” highlighting the week’s events and any chamber news.
http://conta.cc/2bR3roS

Kane County Projects
Click here to visit the Kane County Department of Transportation website to see all of the projects they are completing in the Batavia area this year.

Local Links

Click here to visit the City's website for useful links in and around our community.


Batavia Bicycle Commission

For additional information about the Batavia Bicycle Commission, please click here.


BATV

BATV has a new and interactive website! Check it out athttp://mybatv.com. Watch original programs created for our community on demand. The links below will take you to some of the new and exciting shows offered.

·  City Council Meetings - Did you know that BATV tapes all of the City Council meetings? Watch for information discussed and approved through Batavia's City Council.

·  It's News to Me - Highlights of current news surrounding our community.

·  Viewpoint - In-depth panel discussions to educate residents on hot topics surrounding our community.


City Newsletter

The City has joined other Batavia government organizations in the publishing of a bi-monthly magazine called Neighbors of Batavia. You may find articles and other information at that publications’ website,

www.KaneNeighbors.com


Keep in Touch!

Don't forget to keep in touch with things going on at the City atwww.CityofBatavia.net and our Facebook page. 


Batavia MainStreet

Join MainStreet as we work together as a community to plan for, preserve and promote downtown Batavia.  Click here to learn more about Batavia MainStreet, upcoming events and latest news. 

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