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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Mayor Schielke Weekly Address for Dec. 2, 2022

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Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke talks about holiday events around town, including the Access Toy Drive.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

FAQs about Batavia's upcoming single-use bag fees

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Batavia City Council approved an ordinance implementing a retail single-use bag fee, beginning July 1, 2023. Find out what the fees is, what bags are included, and other details.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

City of Batavia 2023 Proposed Budget

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The City of Batavia has posted its proposed budget for 2023. Key priorities include expanding the wastewater treatment plant; designing a solution to mitigate flooding in Carriage Crest; reconstruction projects at both Prairie Street and Main Street. For ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Tips to protect your home during winter

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As we head into winter many homeowners face the expense and inconvenience of frozen water pipes or high energy bills. We have a few reminders and tips on how you can prep this winter to help protect your home and your wallet. Learn how to prepare your hom...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Batavia Chamber Announces Community Flag Design Contest

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The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Community Flag design contest, with the goal of celebrating our community and showing pride for all that makes Batavia unique. The winning Community Flag design will be available for purchase to Batavian res...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Heat complaints

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The City of Batavia follows the International Property Maintenance Code which orders every owner and operator of any building that rents dwellings – from rooms to houses, must furnish heat, no less than 68 degrees, to its occupants from Oct. 15-...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

About battery recycling...

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The City of Batavia City Hall no longer accepts battery recycling. The good news is, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency recommends disposing of alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D) with regular household trash. Alkaline batteries contain no hazard...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

City Hall Renovations and Recycling Drop off changes

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While the Batavia Municipal Government Center (City Hall and the Batavia Police Department) at 100 N. Island Ave. is under construction, recycling bins for batteries and lightbulbs, as well as pop tops, masks, or eyeglass donation boxes, will not be avail...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

What do you think Downtown Batavia needs?

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The City of Batavia has kicked off the Batavia Downtown Plan. What should Downtown look like in the 10 years? We need your input. Create your own Map Social to highlight key issues and opportunities and take the Community Survey.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

2023 Consolidated Election Candidate Guide Available

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Residents interested in running for Batavia City Council in 2023 can find a candidate guide posted on the City’s website. The guide, which provides election information on how to file for candidacy and all required forms, is av...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

2022 Street Resurfacing Program begins

The 2022 Street Resurfacing Program began Aug. 28 2022. This project involves grinding and resurfacing various streets. 

Residents who will be effected by the project will receive a construction notice (PDF) one week prior to the start of...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

The Batavian November-December available online

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The latest issue of The Batavian is now available online. If you'd like a printed copy, please visit City Hall, 100 N. Island Ave. and look for copies in the rack next to Utility Billing.

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