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Posted on: April 22, 2014

Water Rate Changes Taking Effect May 1 For Geneva Customers

Effective May 1, City of Geneva utility bill customers will notice changes in their monthly water rates.

The consumption fee per cubic foot will decrease, however, the monthly water base and sewer base charges will... Read on...

Water and Sewer Rates
Posted on: April 22, 2014

Boater Drowns in the Fox River; Firefighters Rescue Second Indvidual

At 4:27 p.m. April 19, 911 telecommunicators received reports from bystanders saying that two men using a two-person kayak lost control of the craft shortly after launching it into the Fox River.

The strong current... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Fisher Farms Sidewalk Repair Work Begins April 16

Work is scheduled to resume Wednesday, April 16 to remove sidewalk trip hazards in the Fisher Farms subdivision on Geneva’s west side.

The City’s contractor, Safe Step Corp., will be grinding uneven sidewalks that are... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

City's 2014 Spring Newsletter Has Arrived In Your Email Inbox

The City of Geneva's Spring Newsletter has arrived and hopefully will bring some warmer temperatures our way as well.

The quarterly electronic newsletter contains stories about Geneva being named one of "the best... Read on...

2014 Spring Newsletter
Posted on: April 8, 2014

Third Street Pedestrian Mall To Link Downtown to Campbell Street Parking Lot

Third Street Pedestrian Mall rendering

Downtown Geneva guests who utilize the public parking at the Campbell Street lot – and the public parking spaces north of the lot – will be greeted with an enhanced walking experience from their car to Third Street with the... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Utility Bills Provide Donation Opportunities To City's Volunteer Groups, Programs

Geneva residents wanting to make a donation to one of the City’s volunteer committees and non-profit programs can do so through the convenience of their monthly utility bill.

Starting in April, customers should notice the... Read on...

City Boards & Commissions
Posted on: April 8, 2014

Kane County Set To Restart Road Construction on Fabyan Parkway

The Kane County Division of Transportation announced road construction on Fabyan Parkway between Route 25 and Nagel Boulevard will resume April 14 after being shut down for the winter.

The remaining work includes removal... Read on...

Kane County Traffic Advisories
Posted on: April 9, 2014

UPDATE: Union Pacific To Close Third Street Railroad Crossing April 12-14 To Finish Track Repairs

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW START TIME FOR THE CLOSURE. The crossing will remain open Friday, April 11.


Union Pacific will be closing the Third Street railroad crossing in downtown Geneva for three days starting... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Geneva Community To Celebrate Earth Day April 12

Geneva’s Natural Resources Committee invites the community for a day of education, celebration and action as part of its seventh annual Earth Day festivities.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April... Read on...

Earth Day 2014
Posted on: April 3, 2014

Take A Moment To Relax As 'Business Beat' Profiles Elements Massage

Our 'Business Beat' television show hits the road again this month taking a relaxing trip to Elements Massage in downtown Geneva.

The latest episode of "Business Beat" is now airing daily at 5:30 and 10:30 a.m... Read on...

Watch On Demand
Posted on: March 25, 2014

Geneva To Flush Fire Hydrants Starting April 7

The City of Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community for a six-week period starting Monday, April 7 as part of an ongoing maintenance program.

Hydrants will be flushed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to... Read on...

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program
Posted on: March 28, 2014

Geneva's ‘Art On Fire’ Hydrant Design Contest Returns This Spring

After a successful inaugural venture last fall, the “Art on Fire” hydrant design program returns for a second year to spread Geneva’s creative spirit even further throughout the community.

The City of Geneva, in... Read on...

Art on Fire Application
Posted on: March 31, 2014

Geneva Police Respond to Motorcycle Crash

Geneva Police, along with the Batavia Fire Department, responded to a report of a single vehicle motorcycle accident at 4:06 p.m. March 30 on Fabyan Parkway west of Route 25.

The investigation revealed the driver of the... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Geneva Hosting Two Free Liquor Licensing And Regulation Sessions

Geneva business operators are invited to attend a free liquor licensing and regulation session to learn more about the City's liquor code and how non-licensed businesses can partner with existing license holders to serve... Read on...

Registration Form
Posted on: March 20, 2014

Geneva’s Brush Collection Starts In April; Pickup Schedule Modified

The City of Geneva’s brush program returns this April, but residents should take note of the transition from bi-weekly pickups to monthly collections starting in May.

The City Council approved a new contract March 17 with... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 18, 2014

Geneva Honored As Best Place To Live by 'Chicago Magazine'

Geneva continues to be a premier community to work, live, play and raise a family after being recognized as one of the region’s best places to live in the April edition of “Chicago Magazine.”

Geneva was one of 12 suburbs... Read on...

'Chicago Magazine' website
Posted on: March 18, 2014

Work Resumes This Month On The Route 38 Railroad Crossing Overpass Project

With warmer temperatures in the forecast, construction crews are prepared to restart work Monday, March 24 on the Route 38 overpass project at the Union Pacific railroad tracks on the City’s east side.

The $26 million... Read on...

Construction Projects
Posted on: March 14, 2014

'Officially Speaking' & 'Geneva Works' debut on Geneva Broadcast Network

The City of Geneva has enhanced programming on Geneva Broadcast Network with two new monthly shows that debuted in March.

Residents can get insight into the City Council and other volunteer advisory boards when tuning in... Read on...

Watch On Demand
Posted on: March 10, 2014

Inaugural Eat Your Art Out! Event - A $12,000 Success

Eat Your Art Out

The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission is thrilled to report the success of Eat Your Art Out! a $12,000 net profit benefiting the Geneva arts community.

"Seeing Eat Your Art Out! come to fruition was an extraordinary... Read on...

Cultural Arts webpage
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Wine, Cheese & Trees Event Raises Money To Reforest City's Parkway Tree Canopy

Geneva’s Natural Resources Committee (NRC) continues its mission to bolster the City’s tree canopy with the return of the popular Wine, Cheese & Trees fundraiser this month.

The NRC, in conjunction with the Western Avenue... Read on...

To Purchase Tickets
Posted on: March 4, 2014

Longtime Geneva Resident, Registered Nurse Appointed City Council's New 3rd Ward Alderman

Alderman Mary Seno

The Geneva City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Mary Seno to fill the vacant 3rd Ward alderman seat March 3.

The 25-year Geneva resident is a Registered Nurse at Delnor Hospital specializing in the... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2014

UPDATE: Geneva Customers Can Turn Off Dripping Faucets After Warmer Weather Arrives

The City of Geneva is informing water customers who have left their faucets running on a drip to prevent freezing water pipes this winter that it is now OK to turn off your water.

The deep frost in the ground has begun to... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Put Down Cell Phones While Driving

The Geneva Police Department would like to take this opportunity to address the issue of distracted driving and remind residents that it is now against the law to be holding a cell phone while driving.

Distracted driving... Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2014

Geneva Film Festival Event Celebrates The Art Of The Independent Film

More than 40 films from across the globe will hit the big screen in March as part of the seventh annual Geneva Film Festival.

Tickets are now on sale for the event, which will take place Thursday to Saturday, March 6 to 8... Read on...

Geneva Film Festival Website
Posted on: February 11, 2014

Last Week To Make Reservations For Eat Your Art Out!

Looking for a good post-Valentine’s Day celebration idea or just a night out full of fine dining paired with exquisite local art? Then look no further than the Eat Your Art Out! fundraiser sponsored by the Geneva Cultural... Read on...

Purchase Tickets
Posted on: February 12, 2014

Geneva Asks For Community's Assistance To Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow

As Geneva continues to deal with one of the snowiest winters on record, the Fire Department wants to remind residents to clear out the closest fire hydrant to their house.

A fast and adequate water supply for the Fire... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2014

Geneva Wins National Safe And Sustainable Snowfighting Award

The City of Geneva has won a 2013 Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting Award from the Salt Institute for excellence in environmental consciousness and effective management in the storage of winter road salt.

The award comes... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Geneva Seeking Talented Volunteers To Fill Vacant Positions On Advisory Boards, Commissions

The City of Geneva is looking for a few good men and women to dedicate their time and talents on several volunteer boards that have openings.

The City has vacant seats on the following advisory boards and commissions,... Read on...

Volunteer Application
Posted on: December 3, 2013

‘Art On Fire’ Hydrant Design Winners Announced

Three Geneva residents were honored Dec. 2 by the City Council for their artistic contributions to the City’s inaugural “Art on Fire” hydrant design program.

Cecilia Holinger won first place for her “Courthouse Owls”... Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2013

Kane County To Start Fabyan Parkway Widening Project

Roadway construction on Fabyan Parkway from Route 25 to Nagel Boulevard will begin Aug. 19 and is expected to be completed by the end of April 2014, according to the Kane County Division of Transportation.

Anticipated... Read on...