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Posted on: February 8, 2016

No Injuries Reported In House Fire On Conant Ct.

Nobody was injured during a house fire that appears to have started from the careless discard of smoking materials just before 9 a.m. Feb. 8 at 2743 Conant Court.

A resident called 911 after returning home to find smoke coming from the garage of the we...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

City Offices To Be Closed For Presidents' Day; Garbage Schedule Remains Unchanged

Geneva City Hall and other City offices, with the exception of the Police and Fire departments, will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in recognition of Presidents' Day.

Garbage pickup the week of Feb. 15 will remain on the normal Thursday-Friday collection sc...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

St. Charles Man Charged With Criminal Trespassing After Entering Geneva Home

A 44-year-old St. Charles man was arrested by Geneva Police this morning after allegedly breaking into a home in the 2900 block of Adamson Drive.

John C. Reed has been charged with two felony counts of criminal trespassing and resisting a peace officer...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Geneva Wins Snowfighting Award For Third Straight Year

Geneva was one of 90 communities in the United States and Canada to be named a 2015 Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting Award winner from the Salt Institute.

The City has received national recognition for the third consecutive year for excellence in env...Read on...

"At Your Service - Snowplowing"
Posted on: February 2, 2016

February Brings New Shows To Geneva Broadcast Network

Fans of Geneva Broadcast Network will find new episodes of their favorite shows airing on Geneva Broadcast Network in February.

Our "Business Beat" team stops by Dermatique Laser & Skin, which recently celebrated 10 years in the community. Mayor Burns ...Read on...

Watch Geneva On YouTube
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Commander Passarelli Named President Of Kane County Chiefs Of Police Association

Geneva Police Commander Eric Passarelli will serve as president of the Kane County Chiefs of Police Association for 2016.

Passarelli has been an association member for the past seven years, including the past two on the group’s executive board. He was ...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

State's Attorney's Office: Geneva Woman Charged With Murdering Husband

The following news release was distributed by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office:

A Geneva woman has been charged for intentionally poisoning her husband to death.

Julia L. Gutierrez, 53 (d.o.b. 8-3-1962), of the 1-99 block of Crissey Avenue...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

ComEd Tree Trimming Program Resumes In Geneva This Winter

Starting in January, Commonwealth Edison will begin trimming trees in various sections of Geneva.

While the City operates its own electric utility, there are ComEd power lines that run through Geneva, including to our substations. ComEd has provided t...Read on...

ComEd Tree Trimming Maps & Information
Posted on: January 5, 2016

Just Delivered: Check Out The Latest Geneva Happenings In The City's Winter Newsletter

After ringing in the new year, catch up on the latest Geneva news and happenings in our community with the City's Winter Newsletter.

The quarterly electronic newsletter has stories on live Christmas tree collection, where to recycle your old electronic...Read on...

Read The City's Winter Newsletter
Posted on: December 31, 2015

Geneva Parking Deck Project Garners American Public Works Association Award

Geneva’s third tier parking deck expansion has been selected as a “Project of the Year” by the American Public Works Association Fox Valley Branch (APWA).

The City won in the Structures Category for projects less than $5 million. The APWA branch awar...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2015

Tickets Now Available For Geneva Film Festival's Winter Sampler Jan. 9

The Geneva Film Festival is featuring its best family-friendly short films from its first eight seasons during a special Winter Sampler event Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Geneva Park District’s Playhouse 38, 524 W. State St.

The Winter Sampler is broken dow...Read on...

Geneva Film Festival Website
Posted on: December 28, 2015

City Announces Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

Geneva residents will have two opportunities to dispose of their live Christmas trees for free the first two weeks of January.

Trees will be picked up on residents’ normal garbage collection day the weeks of Jan. 4 and Jan. 11 by Advanced Disposal, the...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

UPDATE: Public Hearing Continued For Former Cetron Site

UPDATE: The Geneva Plan Commission has continued the public hearing regarding the proposed development of the former Cetron factory site to January.

Community members are invited to give their feedback on the Seventh and State project at 7 p.m. Thursda...Read on...

Proposed Seventh & State Project Webpage
Posted on: December 11, 2015

Mandated State Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Prompt Utility Bill Increases

Water and sanitary sewer rates for Geneva’s residential, business and industrial customers will increase starting with their next utility bill.

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is mandating all wastewater plants along the Fox River l...Read on...

Water & Sewer Rate Information
Posted on: December 1, 2015

County's Electronics Recycling Program Ending In Geneva

Changes made by Kane County’s electronics recycling vendor has resulted in the closing of the collection site at Geneva’s Public Works Department, 1800 South St. The last day to drop off old electronics is Tuesday, Dec. 15.

With state law prohibiting d...Read on...

List Of Accepted Electronic Items
Posted on: November 19, 2015

Geneva Issues Winter Parking, Snow Plow Operations Reminders

With snow in the forecast for this weekend, the City of Geneva would like to remind residents about parking regulations to ensure plowing operations run smoothly and efficiently throughout the community.

When road conditions become hazardous, streets ...Read on...

Geneva Snow Removal Operations
Posted on: November 24, 2015

Geneva To Hold Special Brush Collection; Resume Zone C Curbside Leaf Pickup Nov. 30

DEC. 7 UPDATE: The Special Brush Collection has been completed. Next pickup Is spring 2016. The curbside leaf collection for Zone C also has been finished.


Due to the excessive amount of tree storm damage this month, ...Read on...

Leaf Collection Information
Posted on: October 14, 2015

UPDATE: Final Curbside Leaf Collection For Southwest Geneva Postponed Until Nov. 30

UPDATE: Due to the snow this weekend, the curbside leaf collection scheduled for the southwest side of Geneva (Zone C) has been postponed from Nov. 23 to Nov. 30.

Please call Public Works at 630-232-1501. The information below is our original announcem...Read on...

Geneva Fall Leaf Collection Program
Posted on: November 13, 2015

Kane County’s Randall Road Traffic Signal Upgrades Continue at Keslinger & Williamsburg

Starting Nov. 18, Kane County’s Division of Transportation will begin the removal and replacement of traffic signal mast arms and equipment on Randall Road at Keslinger Road and Williamsburg Avenue in Geneva.

The work will require closure of the side s...Read on...

Kane County's Yellow Turn Arrow Project
Posted on: November 11, 2015

Brick Paver Work To Impact Traffic At State & First Streets Next Week

Motorists traveling through downtown Geneva next week should expect some traffic delays with brick pavers being replaced at the intersection of State (Route 38) and First (Route 31) streets.

Weather permitting, construction hours will be 8 a.m. to 3:30...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Geneva Awarded $5,000 Railroad Safety Grant

The City of Geneva was awarded a $5,000 grant by Union Pacific to help promote safety around the Third Street railroad crossing.

The money was presented to the City in large part to the attention Geneva Police have given monitoring motorist and pedestr...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

25N Coworking Wins Mayor's Choice Award For Business And Real Estate Development

25N Coworking has been recognized with the fourth annual Mayor’s Choice Award for significant contributions in business and real estate development after transforming a former bank into a community office space for working professionals in downtown Geneva...Read on...

Watch 25N Coworking On "Business Beat"
Posted on: November 2, 2015

Tickets On Sale For Annual Geneva Steeple Walk

The Steeple Walk returns Sunday, Dec. 6 to usher in the holidays, greeting patrons with a variety of seasonal music concerts at four Geneva churches.

The holiday tradition will take place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Two audience groups will attend 20-m...Read on...

Purchase Steeple Walk Tickets
Posted on: October 27, 2015

Route 31 Water Main Replacement Project Starts In November

The City will be replacing a 70-year-old water main on Route 31 from North Street to the Geneva’s northern boundary limit starting Monday, Nov. 2.

Bolder Contractors, Inc. anticipates construction will last about three weeks followed by another three w...Read on...

Route 31 Water Main Replacement Webpage
Posted on: October 8, 2015

Kane County’s Randall Road Traffic Signal Upgrades Will Include Flashing Yellow Turn Arrows

Starting Oct. 15, Kane County’s Division of Transportation will begin the removal and replacement of traffic signal mast arms and equipment on Randall Road between Gleneagle Drive and Fargo Boulevard in Geneva.

The work will require closure of the side...Read on...

Kane County's Yellow Turn Arrow Project
Posted on: October 6, 2015

City Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of Geneva’s budget practices continue to garner national recognition after winning the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the sixth consecutive year.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada honor re...Read on...

Budget Development Documents
Posted on: October 2, 2015

'Art Works' Exhibit To Celebrate Community & Culture

Art and Public Works are not often associated with each other, but the two are a perfect match for the Geneva Art Guild’s upcoming exhibition.

People are invited to the “Art Works” opening reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 followed by the f...Read on...

Greater Geneva Art Guild Webpage
Posted on: September 22, 2015

Geneva To Flush Fire Hydrants Starting Sept. 28

The City of Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community for a four-week period starting Monday, Sept. 28 as part of an ongoing maintenance program.

Hydrants will be flushed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. The water is safe to...Read on...

View Fire Hydrant Flushing Map
Posted on: September 25, 2015

Union Pacific Rail Repairs To Close Downtown Crossing Oct. 3-4

The Third Street railroad crossing in downtown Geneva will be closed to traffic Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4 as Union Pacific makes track repairs.

The crossing will be shut down to cars from 7 a.m. Oct. 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4, weather permitting. Comm...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Union Pacific Bridge Work To Close Route 31 Sept. 21-25

A segment of Route 31 in Geneva will be closed Monday to Friday, Sept. 21 to 25 as Union Pacific makes repairs to the railroad overpass bridge.

Route 31 will be shut down in both directions near the bridge from 8 a.m. Sept. 21 until 6 p.m. Sept. 25, we...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Kane County To Start Sixth Street School Demolition Sept. 16

Kane County will begin demolition operations of the former Sixth Street School building on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

The City of Geneva issued a demolition permit Sept. 15 to the County's contractor. Tearing down the building, 210 S. Sixth St., is scheduled...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2015

Geneva Adopts New Garage Sale Regulations

The Geneva City Council approved new garage sale regulations Sept. 8 in response to certain properties operating sales on a routine basis or for prolonged periods of time.

Permits will not be required, but garage sales conducted in Geneva will need to ...Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Geneva Supports Northern Illinois Food Bank's Hunger Action Month Campaign

The City of Geneva will be hosting a community food drive throughout September to help promote the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month campaign.

Hunger Action Month raises money and resources while bringing awareness to the hunger problem...Read on...

Northern Illinois Food Bank's Website
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Tickets Now Available For Geneva Film Festival's Summer Sampler

The Geneva Film Festival is hosting a special Summer Sampler screening of selected films Saturday, Sept. 12 just steps away from the Festival of the Vine celebration.

A total of 20 independent short films from the past eight seasons of the Geneva Film ...Read on...

Purchase Tickets
Posted on: August 21, 2015

Preview Event Ushers In Folk Fest Labor Day Weekend

The 39th annual Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival returns to Geneva Labor Day weekend, but fans can get a sneak peek with a preview music event Saturday, Sept. 5.

Several Festival headliners are scheduled to perform at the preview event on...Read on...

Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Posted on: August 18, 2015

Concours d'Elegance To Impact Downtown Geneva Traffic, Parking Aug. 23

With the popular Concours d’Elegance car show rolling into the City Sunday, Aug. 23, the Geneva Police Department announced several downtown streets will be closed to traffic and parking this weekend.

“No Parking” signage will be posted by officers dur...Read on...

Concours d'Elegance Website
Posted on: August 11, 2015

Geneva To Seal Street Cracks, Resurface Parking Lots

The City of Geneva will be sealing cracks on about 20 streets starting this week as part of the 2015 road improvement program.

The City seals street cracks to prevent water infiltration into the pavement base, which subsequently extends the road’s life...Read on...

2015 City Street Improvement Program
Posted on: February 26, 2015

Geneva's City Services Would See Impact With Potential 50 Percent Loss Of Income Tax Revenue

Geneva residents could see a noticeable impact to some key City services and programs if Gov. Bruce Rauner’s call to reduce the municipal share of the state income tax revenue by 50 percent comes to fruition.

Mayor Kevin Burns joined other municipal le...Read on...

"Just The Facts" - Income Tax Plan