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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Offices Closed For Holiday; Refuse Schedule Change

Independence Day

Geneva's City offices will be closed for business Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.Normal business operations will resume on Tuesday, July 5.Due to the holiday, the City's garbage collection will be delayed one day later than normal during...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Kane County To Host Recycling Extravaganza

Electronics Recycling Kane County 2

For those looking to declutter their homes, Kane County is hosting its annual recycling extravaganza Saturday, July 9 to help people safely dispose of those hard-to-recycle items.The event will be held rain or shine from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kane Coun...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

RiverPark Concert Series Brings Family Fun To Geneva

RiverPark Summer Concert Series 2019

Geneva’s RiverPark Summer Concert Series returns to provide four free nights of entertainment along the Fox River.The concerts will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 10, 17, and 24 at River Park, located at North River Lane and Peyton Street just north...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Geneva Garbage Collection Rates Increase In July

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Garbage Truck

Geneva’s garbage collection rates will be adjusted starting Friday, July 1 as part of the City’s contract with LRS (Lakeshore Recycling Systems).A refuse sticker will cost $3.10 beginning in July. However, people who purchased stickers at the current rate...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Swedish Days To Impact Downtown Traffic, Parking

Swedish Days Carnival

Swedish Days brings thousands of people to Geneva to enjoy food, music and plenty of fun for people of all ages each summer. To accommodate this signature event, parking restrictions will be implemented, and two downtown streets will be closed throughout ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Residents Can Subscribe To Peak Power Day Alerts

Peak Power Day Voluntary Electric Load Program

With warmer weather entering the forecast, Geneva residents can provide some relief to the City’s electric operations – and their own utility bills – by reducing their power consumption for a few hours in the afternoon.The City offers a voluntary electric...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Kane County Announces Free COVID-19 Saliva Testing

Coronavirus

The Kane County Health Department in cooperation with SHIELD Illinois announces the availability of free COVID-19 testing at the Kane Vax Hub in Batavia.The Kane Vax Hub at 501 N. Randall Road will be open for testing Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

City Tracking Buffalo Boxes With Blue Paint Markings

Public Works News

Wondering what the blue paint markings are on the curb and on lawns? The City can assure residents that it is not related to any construction or digging taking place this year.The City of Geneva is seeking to improve its water utility map in tracking buff...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Tree Trimming To Improve Electric Service Reliability

ComEd Tree Trimming

The City of Geneva announced tree trimming operations will be taking place over the next several months on the City's west side.A City contractor will be trimming trees primarily west of the Fox River and south of State Street (Route 38). Trimming occurs ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Tri-Cities Traffic Safety Initiative Results Announced

Police News - New Car

More than 350 drivers were stopped during a joint traffic safety campaign conducted by the Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia police departments from May 23 to Memorial Day.The law enforcement agencies concentrated their efforts along four main highways that...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Strategic Plan Advisory Panel Seeks Teen Member

Flower State Street

Students interested in learning about local government and how Geneva determines its priorities can apply for a unique opportunity to serve on the City's Strategic Plan Advisory Committee.As a full-fledged committee member, the selected student will parti...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

UP-West Rail Project May Produce More Train Horns

Union Pacific West Train Tracks

Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September.“Tie replacem...

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