Art, Attractions & Community Links
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Find events in Batavia, sponsored by the City, Chamber of Commerce, MainStreet and other organizations.
Restaurant Madness 2023
Batavia Eats Local during Restaurant Madness Week, March 5-9. Participating restaurants offer 20% off.
Batavia Community Band
History, Facts and Schedule for the Batavia (IL) Community Band
Find out about the history of Batavia.
Batavia's Historic Legacy by Mayor Schielke
Over 100 years ago, Batavia was one of the early customers of electrical power and has remained at the cutting edge of advancements in electrical technologies as they have unfolded.
Fire Department History
Read the long and storied history of the Batavia Fire Department.
The Batavia Historical Society is the best source for historical information in the city.
John F Kennedy in Batavia Photos
Photo's from the historic day John F Kennedy was in Batavia
John F Kennedy in Batavia Video
Enjoy a video of John F Kennedy visiting Batavia.
Sparky, The Fire Dog
Reprint of June 1955 Jack and Jill story about a Batavia fire dog.
Black History Month Series
In recognition of Black History Month in February, we highlight the stories of Batavia's early Black settlers.
- Batavia's Historic Legacy by Mayor Schielke
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City Newsletter & The Batavian
The City has joined other Batavia government organizations in the publishing of a bimonthly magazine called Neighbors of Batavia. To sign up for the weeklu email newsletter delivered to your inbox, contact:
- Batavia News
Get information about living in the City of Batavia.
Residential Services FAQs
Browse a list of frequently asked questions about the city's services.
Establishing Residential Utility Service
Find information on establishing new utility services in Batavia.
Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste
The City of Batavia has a contract with Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. to provide weekly garbage/refuse and recycling collection for its residents.
Residential Utility Rates
Browse local utility rates and monthly fees by service.
Utility Billing & Payment Options
Discover how to easily pay your utility bill online.
View all available utility services for businesses.
- Electric Vehicle Home Charging Station Rebate Program
- Metronet Help Page
- Customer Self-Generation and Net Billing Policy
- Customer-Owned Self-Generation Interconnection Policy
Special Event Permits
We look forward to helping your organization get the approvals necessary for a special event. Please note, it can take up to 90 days for review of a special event permit.
- Residential Services FAQs
View more information about various transportation options.