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    This week's newsletter and Mayor's message info

    Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke's weekly message will return Friday, July 8. Get the latest Read this week's newsletter for info about Windmills City Fest, a special recycling event, bridge maintenance, lawn watering rules and more. Additional Info...
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    Slow the Fast Down campaign launches

    The City of Batavia is launching a new sign campaign encouraging drivers to drive at a safe, legal speed. Starting today through Nov. 2, 2022, Slow the Fast Down signs will be available for residents and businesses to post on their property. Read on...
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    Batavia Sky Concert and Fireworks

    Celebrate America’s birthday with food, live music, and fireworks, 5-10 p.m., Monday, at Engstrom Family Park, 326 Millview Drive. Read on...
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    Bridge preventative maintenance projects

    The Wilson Street Donovan Bridge and the Deerpath Road Bridge will undergo some maintenance work beginning the first week of July. The bridges will remain open at all times with daily lane closures. Read on...
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    Sculpture competition announced

    The City of Batavia will award one artist $10,000 for a sculpture to adorn the new columbarium at Batavia's west cemetery. 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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    Brush collection has begun

    Brush collection has begun for the east side of the city. The west side collection begins Monday, June 27. 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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    Indian Creek Watershed plan input needed

    The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is working on a plan for a project to improve and protect the water quality and habitats in the Indian Creek watershed. They are looking for community input. 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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    Batavia seeking downtown redevelopment partners

    The City of Batavia is looking for qualified development partners to redevelop four city-owned downtown properties. Read on...
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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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