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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Did you receive a survey invitation?

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Your feedback will help us make important plans for the City of Batavia. If you aren't selected for this initial survey effort, we'll also share a community-wide survey here soon. Thank you all for helping our community move forward! 

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Snow Removal for Batavia Streets

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The Street Division of the Batavia Public Works Department is responsible for ensuring that all city streets and facilities are safe and accessible during the winter season. Snow removal and ice control are provided for 117 miles of streets, 168 cul-de-sa...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Mayor Jeff Schielke's weekly address for Jan. 24-31, 2023

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Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke encourages Batavians to attend a Downtown Plan Visioning Workshop Wednesday, Jan. 25. He also warns folks about scams targeting seniors.

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

2023 Water & Sewer Rate Increase Explained

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To accomplish these goals, in December 2022, the Batavia City Council approved a 3% rate increase for water usage and an 8% sanitary sewer rate increase. The capital improvement projects these rate increases will help fund include the Prairie Street water...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

FAQs about Batavia's upcoming single-use bag fees


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 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: 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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