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    Bliss/Main/Fabyan Intersection Realignment Project

    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. Additional Info...
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    John D. Kennedy Memorial Way dedicated

    The City of Batavia has proclaimed south Raddant Road John D. Kennedy Memorial Way, honoring the life of longtime city employee, John Kennedy. Read on...
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    City congratulates Officer Emil Jensen on his retirement

    Police Officer Emil Jensen was honored at the Batavia City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 16 for his retirement from the Batavia Police Department after 24 years of service. Read on...
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    Batavia participates in Cop on a Rooftop

    Officers from the Batavia Police Department will take to the rooftops of both Batavia Dunkin' locations to raise awareness and funds for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics. Read on...
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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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