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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Kane County Hosting Solar Project Town Hall Meeting

Kane County

As part of Kane County's green initiatives, the County announced a Judicial Center solar project proposed for the northeast corner of Peck and Bricher roads.The County will be conducting a solar project town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at the K...

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City News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For July 22 In Geneva

Mosquito

Clarke vehicles will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide Thursday, July 22 to reduce the adult insect population in Geneva.Spraying is scheduled to take place from dusk to dawn starting July 22 into Friday, July 23.The City’s contractor wi...

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City News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Third Street To Be Closed, Parking Restrictions Implemented For Geneva Arts Fair

Art Fair 1

With a large crowd expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair this weekend, the Geneva Police Department announced a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.The Arts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July ...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Geneva Conducting Commuter Parking Survey

Union Pacific West Train Tracks

Recognizing the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted employment and commuting habits, the City of Geneva is conducting a survey to assess future parking demands.The City is reviewing parking policies that may need to be adjusted to address shiftin...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Arts Fair Returns To Downtown Geneva

Art Fair 2

Historic downtown Geneva serves as a picturesque backdrop for the Geneva Arts Fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25 on South Third Street.For almost 20 years, the juried Geneva Arts Fair has risen in attendance...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

City Newsletter: Plenty Of Summer Fun Ahead

Summer Newsletter

Geneva residents can get the latest information on City's COVID-19 response for residents/businesses, new garbage rates, recycling news, and plenty more with the City’s summer newsletter, which was distributed to subscribers July 7.Readers also can learn ...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Shakespeare In The Park Presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Shakespeare In The Park

Geneva’s popular Shakespeare in the Park event returns to Island Park Saturday, July 17 with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The free performance starts at 6 p.m.This light-hearted comedy, which is suitable for all age...

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Independence Day: City Office Hours & Refuse Pickup

Independence Day

Geneva's City offices will be closed for business Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day.Normal business operations will resume on Tuesday, July 6.Garbage collection will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 9-10, one day later than normal du...

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Kane County Hosting Recycling Extravaganza July 10

Electronics Recycling Kane County 2

Kane County will be conducting its annual recycling extravaganza from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 10 at the Kane County Circuit Clerk's Office, 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.The program will be accepting electronics, aerosol products, latex paint, ho...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

RiverPark Summer Concert Series Brings Family Fun To Geneva

RiverPark Summer Concert Series 2019

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Geneva’s RiverPark Summer Concert Series returns to provide two free nights of entertainment along the Fox River.The concerts will be held at 6 p.m. July 11 and Aug. 8 at River Park, located ...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Geneva Extends Temporary Outdoor Seating For Restaurants & Bars Through 2021

Outdoor Seating 2021

Geneva restaurants and bars now have the option to offer temporary outdoor seating through the end of 2021. If the request involves using public property, a new license agreement must be submitted to the City by Friday, July 2.After the onset of the COVID...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Geneva Garbage Collection Rates Increase In July

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Garbage Truck 2

Geneva’s garbage collection rates will be adjusted starting Thursday, July 1 as part of the City’s contract with Lakeshore Recycling Systems.A refuse sticker will cost $2.97 beginning in July. However, people who purchased stickers at the current rate of ...

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City News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Geneva Makes The Grade With Daily Herald Readers' Choice Survey

Downtown Outdoor Patio

Geneva was recognized as a top community for dining, shopping, entertainment, and more as part of the 2021 "Daily Herald Readers' Choice" survey.Geneva ranked second for both the best city to live and the best downtown atmosphere catego...

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Geneva Encourages Residents To Participate In Voluntary Electric Load Reduction Program

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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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Geneva's Swedish Days Full Schedule Released

Swedish Days Carnival

The full schedule of Swedish Days activities, which run from Thursday to Sunday, June 24-27, is now available at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce's website. Here is a sneak peek.

Shopping & Treasures

Shoppers look forward each year to merchant sidewalk sa...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Keep Tabs On Geneva's Outdoor Watering Schedule

Irrigation System - Lawn Watering

As Geneva residents fine-tune their summer watering schedules, they should take note of the City's sprinkler regulations.Water sprinklers are permitted between 6 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on designated days. Residents with an even-numbered street address ...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Geneva Write Now Short Story Contest Winners Announced

Geneva Write Now Contest Cultural Arts Commission

The City's Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the inaugural Geneva Write Now short story contest.The contest invited budding and experienced Geneva writers - both adults and students in middle school and high school - to share their origina...

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City News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Registration Open For Swedish Days Events

Swedish Days Carnival

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce announced three Swedish Days events that require tickets/registration to attend.The annual Swedish Days 5K Lopp will commence at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 26. This spirited Scandinavian race encourages runners to show their S...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Holiday: City Facilities Closed, Garbage Schedule

Memorial Day

Geneva's City offices will be closed for business Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.Normal business operations will resume on Tuesday, June 1.Garbage collection during Memorial Day week will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5, one day ...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled For This Summer

ComEd Tree Trimming

Commonwealth Edison has informed the City about tree trimming scheduled to take place this summer in various sections throughout Geneva.During June and July, ComEd crews will be performing critical work that could include trimming work ranging up to tree ...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Candidates Sought For Vacant City Treasurer Seat

Council Chambers

After the April 6 election garnered no filings for the office of City Treasurer, the City of Geneva is now seeking candidates for that seat.Starting in 2003, Patrick McQueeny served 18 years as Geneva’s City Treasurer before deciding not to seek...

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

City Rolls Out Downtown Recycling Pilot Program

Decorative Blue Downtown Recycling Can

Downtown Geneva is going green with new dedicated recycling containers being installed on South Third Street this week as part of a new pilot program.Shopping and dining patrons will be able to conveniently recycle empty bottles and aluminum cans at each ...

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

City, GHS Create Friendship Chairs For Graham’s Patio

ICEC Grahams Painted Chairs

During their next visit to Graham’s Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream in downtown Geneva, patrons will be able to enjoy that sweet treat in the two decorated “friendship chairs” on the patio.Last year, the City’s Inte...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Application Deadline Extended For 'Art On Fire' Contest

Art On Fire

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City’s “Art on Fire” hydrant design program returns this spring inviting Geneva residents to bring their artistic creativity into the community.The City, in collaboration with the Cultural Arts Commission, is s...

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City News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Kane County Hosting Recycling Event May 8

Electronics Recycling Kane County 2

Kane County will be conducting a recycling event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 8 at the Kane County Circuit Clerk’s Office, 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.The program will be accepting electronics, clothing, textiles, books, paint, and aerosol produ...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Geneva Police Social Worker Program Extended

Police News - New Car

After conducting a successful eight-month pilot program, the City will continue its partnership with the Association for Individual Development (AID) to provide a part-time, on-site social worker at the Geneva Police Department.AID social worker Mekayla A...

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City News
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Newsletter: Get Caught Up On All Things Geneva

Spring Newsletter Fargo Flowers

Geneva residents can get the latest information on City's COVID-19 response for residents/businesses, our new diversity task force, and plenty of local news with the City’s spring newsletter, which was distributed to subscribers April 9...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

City Seeking Applications To Serve On DEI Task Force

Diversity Task Force With Logo

The City of Geneva invites residents and stakeholders to apply to serve on the City’s new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force.Through the development of the City's 2025 Strategic Plan and in subsequent goal-setting meetings, the City affirmed its...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Voters Cast Their Ballots For Geneva's City Council

Election Vote

Geneva residents went to the polls April 6 to cast their vote in the 2021 Consolidated Election, which included seats for mayor and aldermen on the City Council.Here are the unofficial vote totals from the Kane County's Clerk Office as of April 7...

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Geneva Police Recognized For Excellence In Policy & Training

Police News - New Car

Last year, the Geneva Police Department responded to more than 11,700 calls for services. Those calls ran across a wide spectrum to include criminal investigations, mental health crisis interventions, domestic disturbances and violence, school security, t...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Geneva Retains Strong Moody's Aa2 Credit Rating

Flower State Street

The City of Geneva has retained its Aa2 credit rating on general obligation debt, according to a Moody’s Investors Service report released March 29.  

Moody’s report states “Geneva’s credit position is very ...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Geneva Continues To Remain 'The Best Of The West'

Downtown Fireplace Fall

Readers of "West Suburban Living" Magazine once again ranked Geneva as the premier community for dining, shopping and festivals as part of its 2021 "Best of the West" contest.Geneva was named the top city readers would most like to liv...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Geneva Mourns The Loss Of Graham's Chocolates Owner

Robert Untiedt  Grahams Chocolates

The Geneva community is mourning the loss of Bob Untiedt, 64, proprietor of Graham's Chocolates in downtown Geneva, after he passed away March 21.“Bob’s humility, hospitality and humanity was without equal" Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns said. "He was...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Geneva Public Works To Flush Fire Hydrants This Spring

Fire Hydrant Flushing 2

The City of Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community for a four-week period starting Monday, April 5 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 drin...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Geneva Continues 'Tree City USA' Tradition

Street Signs In Downtown Geneva Fall 1

Geneva has been named a "Tree City USA" community for the 21st time thanks to the City’s commitment to effective urban forest management.The Arbor Day Foundation’s most recent recognition is based on meeting four core standar...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

City Council Authorizes Outdoor Seating For Restaurants, Bars Starting In Spring

Outdoor Seating COVID-19

The City of Geneva has once again adopted new temporary guidelines to assist restaurants and bars in expanding their outdoor seating options this spring and summer.The City will be distributing information to local restaurant and bar owners and has posted...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Geneva's Brush Collection Begins In April

Brush Collection

Geneva residents who plan to tackle spring yard work in the coming weeks should take note that the City’s 2021 monthly brush collection program starts in April.Brush pickup is intended for the disposal of tree limbs and branches that are removed...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Geneva Broadcast Network Now Available On MetroNet

Cable TV

Residents who have subscribed to MetroNet's TV service can now watch City meetings and other Geneva Broadcast Network programming on channel 93 starting in March.The Geneva City Council approved a cable franchise agreement with MetroNet in 2017 to allow t...

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Geneva Mourns The Loss Of Former Fire Chief Rosenfelder

Fire News - New Water Tower

The City of Geneva is mourning the loss of former Fire Chief William "Bill" Rosenfelder, 86, who died Feb. 24.Born in 1934, the lifelong Geneva resident graduated from Geneva High School in 1952. After college, Mr. Rosenfelder found his passion ...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Offers Free Yard Waste Pickup For Two Weeks

Yard Waste Bags

Geneva residents will be able to get a head start on their spring yard work with free collection available for two weeks in March.The free yard waste disposal is part of the City’s refuse contract with Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Inc. Yard waste bags set...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Hosting 'The Fire This Time' Online Book Discussion

The Fire This Time Virtual Book Discussion

The community is invited to participate in a virtual discussion in March regarding the bestselling book “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race.”Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and Traci O’Neal Ellis, the Illinois Math and Science Academy’s Chief...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Cultural Arts Commission Hosting Virtual Film Screening To Commemorate Black History Month

Toni Morrison

In celebration of Black History Month, the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission will sponsor a virtual screening and discussion of the documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.”Morrison was a noted American writer whose best-selling novels explored the blac...

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Geneva City Council Approves 2021-22 Budget

Budget

The Geneva City Council unanimously approved a $102.9 million 2021-22 fiscal year budget, a 3.7% decrease from the current budget, during its Feb. 1 meeting.  The City's budget is a combination of 37 individual budgets, all having different purpo...

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

City's Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Wins APWA Honor

Public Works News

The American Public Works Association's Fox Valley Branch has selected Geneva's Joe Czysczon as its 2020 Professional Manager of the Year Award - Public Fleet category.Czysczon was hired as the City's Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in 2017 to help modernize...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Geneva Cultural Arts Commission Hosting Short Story Contest

Geneva Write Now Contest Cultural Arts Commission

The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission invites budding and experienced Geneva writers to share their original work through the Geneva Write Now short story contest.The contest is open to adults and students in middle school and high school. The contest theme...

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Geneva's Wine, Cheese & Trees Going Virtual

Wine Cheese And Trees

Geneva’s Wine, Cheese & Trees fundraiser may be going virtual in 2021, but the overall mission of raising money to plant new trees in the community remains the same.The City’s Natural Resources Committee and the Geneva Park District Foundation are tea...

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Christmas Tree Collection Scheduled For January

Chrstmas Tree Disposal

Geneva residents will have two chances to dispose of their live Christmas trees during January.Trees will be picked up for free on residents’ regular garbage collection day the weeks of Jan. 4 and Jan. 11 by Lakeshore Recycling Systems, the City’s waste h...

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

City of Geneva Issues Winter Parking Reminders

Snow Plowing Downtown

When snowfall occurs this winter, Geneva residents should be prepared to move their parked cars off the street to ensure the City’s plowing operations run efficiently.Parking is prohibited when snowfall reaches:

2 Inches

Posted “Snow Routes,” which are high...

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Outlines Election Candidate Filing COVID-19 Guidelines

Elections Ahead

With the election filing period opening Monday, Dec. 14, the City has announced COVID-19 guidelines for candidates seeking a seat on the Geneva City Council in 2021.  Filing begins at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 14. Candidates who have signed in no later than...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Offices To Close To The Public Starting Nov. 20

City News

Geneva’s City facilities will be closed to the public starting Friday, Nov. 20 as the state moves to the “Restore Illinois” Tier 3 COVID-19 mitigation plan. The City will continue to provide public safety and essential services to the community.The Govern...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Geneva Police, Fire Departments Honored With 2020 Wood Award

Chat With The Chiefs

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Wood Award to essential and frontline workers in the Geneva community. The four recipients have not only been a key component to fighting COVID-19, but also to keeping our community strong.  Genev...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2020

City Offers Repayment Plan For Overdue Utility Bills

Online Bill Pay

Geneva residential and commercial customers who have unpaid City utility bills will have an opportunity to bring their account balances current as part of a new repayment plan.With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, the City voluntar...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Make Sure Your Campaign Signs Are Displayed Properly

Political Sign

During the current election season, the City of Geneva would like to remind residents that campaign signs need to be placed on private property and not public parkways.If a sidewalk is present, place the sign between the sidewalk and the building. If a si...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Geneva Announces Curbside Leaf Collection Schedule

Leaves

When the City’s curbside leaf collection program begins later this fall, Geneva residents will be able to track the contractor’s progress with an enhanced online map.The curbside program is scheduled to start the last week of October and the first week of...

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City News

News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2021

Geneva Write Now Short Story Contest Winners Announced

Geneva Write Now Contest Cultural Arts Commission

The City's Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the inaugural Geneva Write Now short story contest.The contest invited budding and experienced Geneva writers - both adults and students in middle school and high school - to share their origina...

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Cultural Arts News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Application Deadline Extended For 'Art On Fire' Contest

Art On Fire

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City’s “Art on Fire” hydrant design program returns this spring inviting Geneva residents to bring their artistic creativity into the community.The City, in collaboration with the ...

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Cultural Arts News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Cultural Arts Commission Hosting Virtual Film Screening To Commemorate Black History Month

Toni Morrison

In celebration of Black History Month, the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission will sponsor a virtual screening and discussion of the documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.”Morrison was a noted American writer whose best-selling nove...

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Cultural Arts News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Geneva Cultural Arts Commission Hosting Short Story Contest

Geneva Write Now Contest Cultural Arts Commission

The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission invites budding and experienced Geneva writers to share their original work through the Geneva Write Now short story contest.The contest is open to adults and students in middle school and high school. The contest theme...

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Cultural Arts News

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Fire News

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Two People Injured In Multi-Unit House Fire

Fire News - New Water Tower

Two people suffered minor injuries after a multi-family house was damaged by a fire April 4 in the 100 block of Woodlawn Street on Geneva’s east side.The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched at 11:17 p.m. to the home, which had been subdivided into two a...

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Fire News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Geneva Home, Two Cars Damaged In Fire

Fire News - New Water Tower

No one was injured after a single-family house was damaged by a fire March 21 in the 3000 block of Winding Meadow Lane on Geneva’s west side.The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 5:30 p.m. reported by both ...

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Fire News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Geneva Mourns The Loss Of Former Fire Chief Rosenfelder

Fire News - New Water Tower

The City of Geneva is mourning the loss of former Fire Chief William "Bill" Rosenfelder, 86, who died Feb. 24.Born in 1934, the lifelong Geneva resident graduated from Geneva High School in 1952. After college, Mr. Rosenfelder found his passion ...

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Fire News
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Significant Fire Damages Geneva Township House

Fire News - New

No one was injured after a single-family house was damaged by a fire Feb. 13 west of Peck Road in unincorporated Geneva Township.The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 6:14 p.m. at 0N760 Wenmoth Lane after a neighbor cal...

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Fire News
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow This Winter

Snow Hydrant

With 5 inches of snow falling this week and more on the way this weekend, the Geneva 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 Department can make the diffe...

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Fire News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Geneva Chamber Honors Police, Fire Departments With 2020 Wood Award

Chat With The Chiefs

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Wood Award to essential and frontline workers in the Geneva community. The four recipients have not only been a key component to fighting COVID-19, but also to keeping our community strong.  Genev...

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Fire News

News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2021

Kane County Hosting Solar Project Town Hall Meeting

Kane County

As part of Kane County's green initiatives, the County announced a Judicial Center solar project proposed for the northeast corner of Peck and Bricher roads.The County will be conducting a solar project town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at the K...

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Geneva News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For July 22

Mosquito

Clarke vehicles will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide Thursday, July 22 to reduce the adult insect population in Geneva.Spraying is scheduled to take place from dusk to dawn starting July 22 into Friday, July 23.The City’s contractor wi...

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Geneva News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Geneva Conducting Commuter Parking Survey

Union Pacific West Train Tracks

Recognizing the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted employment and commuting habits, the City of Geneva is conducting a survey to assess future parking demands.The City is reviewing parking policies that may need to be adjusted to address shiftin...

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Geneva News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

City Newsletter: Plenty Of Summer Fun Ahead

Summer Newsletter

Geneva residents can get the latest information on City's COVID-19 response for residents/businesses, new garbage rates, recycling news, and plenty more with the City’s summer newsletter, which was distributed to subscribers July 7.Readers also can learn ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

RiverPark Concert Series Brings Family Fun To Geneva

RiverPark Summer Concert Series 2019

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Geneva’s RiverPark Summer Concert Series returns to provide two free nights of entertainment along the Fox River.The concerts will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 11 and July 18 at River Park, located a...

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Geneva News

News Flash

Posted on: February 12, 2021

Commuter Parking Survey

Parking Deck And Union Pacific West Train Tracks

Recognizing the pandemic has significantly impacted commuting habits, the City is conducting a survey to assess future parking demands.

Learn More Home - Spotlight
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Road Work Notifications

Road Work Ahead

Stay ahead of the curve by subscribing to Geneva's road construction updates. We also will share IDOT & Kane County project info when available.

Subscribe Via Notify Me Home - Spotlight
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Outdoor Lawn Watering

Irrigation System - Lawn Watering

Looking to keep your lawn green this summer? Make sure sprinklers are set to run in accordance with the City's outdoor water use schedule.

Learn More Home - Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2021

Third Street To Be Closed, Parking Restrictions Implemented For Geneva Arts Fair

Art Fair 1

With a large crowd expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair this weekend, the Geneva Police Department announced a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.The Arts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Geneva Police Social Worker Program Extended

Police News - New Car

After conducting a successful eight-month pilot program, the City will continue its partnership with the Association for Individual Development (AID) to provide a part-time, on-site social worker at the Geneva Police Department.AID social worker Mekayla A...

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Police News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

No Charges To Be Filed Following Incident Near Harrison Street School

Police News - New Car

No charges will be filed against a man who approached a student on April 22 walking to Harrison Street Elementary School, 201 Harrison St.The man saw a report of the incident and voluntarily came to the Geneva Police Department April 24. During the police...

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Police News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Geneva Police Investigating Suspicious Incident Near Harrison Street School

Police News - New Car

Update - April 26

No charges will be filed in this case after the Geneva Police Department interviewed the man and determined no criminal activity occurred. See the City's news release for more details.

Original News Release - April 22

Geneva Police...

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Police News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Geneva Police Recognized For Excellence In Policy & Training

Police News - New Car

Last year, the Geneva Police Department responded to more than 11,700 calls for services. Those calls ran across a wide spectrum to include criminal investigations, mental health crisis interventions, domestic disturbances and violence, school security, t...

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Police News
Posted on: March 27, 2021

Geneva Police Respond to Reported Shooting

Police News - New Car

On March 27, 2021, at 1:32 a.m., Geneva Police Department personnel were dispatched to a reported aggravated discharge of a firearm in the 600 block of South First Street (Route 31) in Geneva.

An Aurora resident, 27 years of age, was driving a black 2014 B...

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Police News
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Skateboarder Dies From Injuries Sustained In Route 25 Car Accident

Police News - New Car

A 23-year-old man riding a skateboard that was struck by a car March 21 on Route 25 in Geneva has died from injuries suffered in the accident.Joshua Farwell, 23, whose last known listed address was in St. Charles, was pronounced dead at 12:40 a.m. March 2...

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Police News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Skateboarder Injured In Route 25 Car Accident

Police News - New Car

A 23-year-old Batavia man riding a skateboard was critically injured after being struck by a car at 8:12 p.m. March 21 in the 1500 block of Crissey Avenue (Route 25), just north of the Fabyan Windmill in Geneva.According to multiple witnesses, the man was...

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Police News
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Set For March 23

Police News - New Car

The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting sniper training starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday, March 23 at the Prairie Green Preserve, located near Peck and Keslinger roads in Geneva.The training will focus on a potential SWAT response to find an armed suspect ...

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Police News
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Geneva Police Officers To Take The At Home Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge 2021

The format may be different, but the Geneva Police Department is once again raising money for Special Olympics Illinois with a new look 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run At Home Polar Plunge challenge.Sgt. Brad Jerdee, Officer Chuck Parisi and Officer Mark R...

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Police News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Geneva Police Create Citizens At Risk Program

Police News - New Car

The Geneva Police Department announced a new initiative to assist residents who may be at risk of becoming lost, disoriented, or unable to find their way home on their own due to their special needs status.The Police Department’s Citizens At Risk Program ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Geneva Police, St. Charles Agencies Respond To Fatal Car Accident Involving A Pedestrian

Police News - New Car

A 71-year-old St. Charles man died after being struck by a car at 7:46 a.m. Dec. 10 at the intersection of State Street (Route 38) and Bricher Road in Geneva.The man was attempting to walk across West State Street just east of the crosswalk, according to ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Police Issue Another Warning Regarding Unemployment Benefits Scam

Scam Alert

The Geneva Police Department has issued a second community alert about a current trend in identity theft related to unemployment benefits fraud.Multiple Geneva residents continue to report receiving a notice and/or pre-paid debit cards issued by KeyBank i...

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Police News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Geneva Chamber Honors Police, Fire Departments With 2020 Wood Award

Chat With The Chiefs

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Wood Award to essential and frontline workers in the Geneva community. The four recipients have not only been a key component to fighting COVID-19, but also to keeping our community strong.  Genev...

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Police News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Doors After Cars Burglarized & Vehicle Theft Reported

Police Lock Your Car Doors

The Geneva Police Department is urging residents to lock their car doors after several car burglaries and a vehicle theft took place on the City’s west side.During the overnight hours Oct. 28-29, valuables were taken from several unlocked cars in the 700 ...

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Police News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 24

National Drug Take-Back Program - Medication Pills

The Geneva Police Department will be working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in collecting expired or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.People can turn in thei...

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Police News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Kaneville Road Speed Limit Being Reduced To 30 MPH

Police News - New Car

The City of Geneva will be modifying the speed limit on Kaneville Road from 40 mph to 30 mph between Peck Road and Fargo Boulevard to help improve traffic safety.The Public Works Department will be changing the speed limit signs on Friday, Oct. 16. The Ge...

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Police News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

City Recommends Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Safety Tips

Halloween Trick or Treating

Halloween is around the corner, and it will look and feel different than past years due to the coronavirus pandemic.The City of Geneva has begun to receive several inquiries about neighborhood Halloween trick-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 31. The U.S. Cen...

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