“The Fire Department allocates money every year into an apparatus replacement fund for the service life of each fire engine in order to pay for its replacement in full at the time of purchase.”… Read More Traditional Push-in Ceremony Officially Puts New Fire Engine into Service
“We need to encourage talented young people to seek careers in public service. Career opportunities in local government are abundant but are often overlooked. Watch this video to hear from City of St. Charles employees about why they chose public service.” https://vimeo.com/216231666… Read More Public Service has Something for Everyone!
“It’s spring now and everyone’s thoughts turn to getting outside to work on their yards. But the St. Charles Public Services Forestry Staff has been busy all winter.”… Read More Arbor Day is in the Spring, But We Work on Trees in the Winter Too
“This document is timely in its unveiling as the City has just completed a massive tree replacement program as a result of the devastation caused by the Emerald Ash Borer, which wiped out approximately a quarter of the parkway trees throughout the community. “… Read More St. Charles’ Tree Commission Rolls Out Urban Forestry Management Plan
“The secretaries of the Mad Men 1950s and ‘60s era are a far cry from what today’s administrative assistants do.”… Read More Happy Administrative Professionals Day to All the Skilled Assistants Who Keep Offices Running Smoothly!
“The City has been able to balance the budget without any tax increases and without any new taxes proposed. Additionally, the budget as passed reflects the eighth straight year of a property tax levy freeze for the City portion of the property tax levy. “… Read More The City’s Finances are Always an Open Book
Are you devoted to your dog? Crazy about your kitty? Impassioned about your iguana? Then April 11, National Pet Day, is your day to celebrate. And we would like to share some of the ways we show appreciation for our animal friends—furry and otherwise.… Read More We Care about Your Pets Too!
“In the meetings, we discussed the importance of defending tax-exempt status of municipal bonds. There is a real concern regarding the possible elimination of tax-free municipal bond interest.”… Read More Making Our Voice Heard in Washington, D.C.
“To personally observe public works departments from around the state come together in support of these towns torn apart by this tragedy was something special that I will always cherish being a part of.”… Read More St. Charles Answers the Call of a Community in Need
“Even though the recent norovirus outbreak at St. Charles East High School grabbed national headlines, the flu also has been a concern this season. It’s important to remember that we are not out of the woods yet as far as the flu is concerned.”… Read More It’s Spring Fever! Or Maybe Just a Fever…