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Welcome to Batavia, Illinois, where tradition and vision meet.

Nestled in the Fox River Valley, Batavia's appeal can be found in its small town charm. Founded in 1833, Batavia is the oldest City in Kane County celebrating 175 years of growth, ingenuity and community in 2008. Home to nearly 27,000 residents, Batavia is a community steeped in small town charm and tradition.

For a list of community events, see these sites: Batavia MainStreet, Neighbors of Batavia, and Batavia Chamber of Commerce

Watch City Council meetings and many other original programs created for our community on the BATV Web site.

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   Batavia News
Main Street Reconstruction (Van Nortwick Avenue to Water Street) Public Information Meeting 11/12
Halloween Trick or Treating
2014 Street Program Construction
2014 Sidewalk & Curb Replacement Program
2014 Leaf Collection Program
Lawsuit Regarding Prairie State Filed
Sales Tax Increase Effective July 1
Residential Brush Collection Program
High Efficiency Toilet Rebate
   Meeting Schedule
Wed 10/22 7:00 PM
Mon 10/27 5:30 PM
Tue 10/28 7:30 PM
   City Services
Mon 10/20 through Fri 10/24
**West Brush Pickup
Mon 10/20 through Fri 10/24
*East Side Leaf Collection*
Thu 10/23 6:00 AM
*Refuse Collection North of Wilson*
Fri 10/24 6:00 AM
*Refuse Collection Randall to the West*
Mon 10/27 through Fri 10/31
*West Side Leaf Collection*
Wed 10/29 6:00 AM
*Refuse Collection Wilson to the South*
   Hearing Notices
Thu 11/20 7:00 PM
Administrative Adjudication Hearing
Thu 12/18 7:00 PM
Administrative Adjudication Hearing