The Winter 2013 edition of the Village Newsletter is now available online and in print form at the Village Hall.
In this issue:
Dickens in Dundee - December 6 & 7
2013: A Year in Review
Christmas Tree Sales & Collection
Heating Season Hazards
NICOR Assistance and Efficiency Programs
Winter Parking Ban
Did you know there are more manufacturing job openings in Kane County than there are applicants with the proper training? The Kane County Department of Employment and Education ATIM Program offers free training, plus assistance with transportation costs, equipment, uniforms and more. Call 630.966.1435, ext. 40081 to see if you qualify or click on the links below.View/Download PDF Visit the website
By way of the attached Proclamation, Village President Chris Nelson and the Board of Trustees would like to recognize Dundee Highlands Elementary School for their 50 years of dedicated service in educating the children of West Dundee.
Stay tuned for additional information about the March 1, 2014 Dundee Highlands 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Please be advised that the Village of West Dundee no longer provides child car seat safety checks.
Child car seat safety checks are available from Sherman Hospital, located at 1425 Randall Road in Elgin, by appointment. Please visit the Advocate Sherman Health website for additional information or call 224-783-8996 to set up an appointment.
Upcoming safety seat check events may also be posted to the website www.seatcheck.net.
In response to questions and comments received from the community regarding the presence of hydrogen sulfide and chlorine residuals in the water system, the attached information is provided.View/Download PDF
Approximately 150 parkway trees will be planted as part of the 2013 parkway tree replacement program. To ensure the greatest chance of survival for these trees, the property owner is asked to assist in caring for new parkway trees planted in front of their location.
Attached are tree care guidelines, which will be provided to each owner receiving a new parkway tree.
The October edition of the Construction Times Newsletter is now available, providing updated information about the Routes 31 & 72 intersection improvement project.Visit the website
A 2% increase to the water/sewer rates and $0.50 increase to the bi-monthly distribution charge went into effect throughout the community on May 1, 2013. All bills generated after this date will reflect these changes.
Click below for detailed rate information and calculation of total billing amount per 1,000 gallons of usage.
The Dundee Township Historical Society is open from March through December, Weds & Sun 2:00-4:00pm, or by appointment. Click below for a copy of the DTHS Annual Newsletter, which provides information about 2013 programs.View/Download PDF
Please visit the Resident Info Kit on our website for additional information.
The Illinois Electronics Products Recycling and Reuse Act, which initially banned TVs and monitors from entering landfills beginning January 1, 2012, has been expanded to include the following electronics products:
- TVs & Monitors
- Computers (including Laptops & Tablets)
- Electronic Keyboards & Mice
- Fax Machines
- VCRs & DVD Players & Recorders
- Portable Digital Music Players
- Video Game Consoles
- Small Scale Servers
- Digital Converter Boxes
- Cable & Satellite Receivers
These items must be returned for recycling or reuse. Manufacturers of these electronic devices in Illinois are required to accept them for recycling. A list of companies is available on the IEPA's website.
Electronics may also be dropped off for recycling at the Elgin ReStore at 800 N State St in Elgin from 9am to 6pm Wednesdays through Fridays and 9am to 4pm Saturdays, or at the West Dundee Public Works Facility at 900 Angle Tarn Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm.
This article provides a brief history and a look forward at recycling in Kane County and Dundee Township.Visit the website
ComEd's Smart Ideas program offers energy efficiency incentives, tools and tips from to help you take control of your energy usage and save money.Visit the website
Click below for helpful and easy tips from the Police Department to avoid becoming a victim of vehicle break-ins.View/Download PDF
Although recreational fires are legal and do not require a permit, there are a few basic rules that need to be followed to ensure the health and safety of your family and neighbors.
Before breaking out the marshmallows and campfire songs, please review these rules to enjoy it all in a fire-safe and respectful manner.
Both the State of Illinois and Kane County have enacted programs to ensure that individuals with special needs or disabilities gain the assistance needed in times of emergency or natural disaster.
Please pass this along to family and friends who care for individuals with special needs or the elderly.
Anonymously report a crime solving tip to the West Dundee Police Department.
Submit a message below or call (847) 586-5600.
For in-progress crimes or matters that require immediate police response, call 9-1-1.