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Gary A. Jacobsen
· January 20, 2018
We're so impressed with EGV as a council-manager form of government, along with the lovely community, and of course the famous EGV business park, we decided to open our new 6,300 ft factory right here... in 2018. Within a few months, Jacobsen Lenticular Tool & Cylinder Engraving Technologies Co. (JacoTech) will be manufacturing custom cnc diamond turned cylinder engraved plastic processing mold parts by using our new large sized Mazak Integrex CNC Machining Centers. We appreciate the help and hand holding we received from village hall and the various business departments within, first class service! Watch out for our open house announcement coming soon with ribbon cutting ceremony and much more... See More
Kathy Briget
· September 23, 2017
They still use red light cameras, which studies have consistently proven don't reduce accidents, but may actually increase them. The only reason to keep these is to shake down motorists, who may not b...e aware they even did anything wrong. I won't be spending any more money in this community. See More
Heather Garcia
· February 6, 2018
Not one street in EGV has been plowed ten hours after snowfall stopped. EGV trucks driving around with plows up doing nothing. All surrounding suburbs streets clear! How is this okay?
Mark Borck
· May 24, 2017
Jet noise from the (fairly) new runways at Chicago Mayor Immanuel's Airport, formerly known as O'Hare. It's mind boggling that the mayor of EGV and the rest of the city council would rather have their... photos taken at new store openings than try and resolve this problem. The noise from the increased air traffic from the northerly runways has become so bad we are currently looking to move. Most of my neighbors aren't too thrilled either. A couple of messages I've sent to this site in the past was like abandoning a baby on a door step. All I received was a shoulder shrug answer and a "we have no control over this problem, why don't you complain to the Chicago Department of Aviation site?" solution. That's another dead end street too. Here's an idea, why doesn't the city of EGV make an ACTUAL effort and get together with the rest of the surrounding suburbs affected by the noise and file a class act law suit and prevent Chicago from using the new runways so much? A similar situation occurred in Los Angeles and was successful. It's painfully obvious this town has no intention of making any effort to rectify the problem. Elk Grove USED to be pretty good town to live in but no one wants to live in a perpetual flight pattern with jets flying over your home 20 hours a day. See More
Judy Havlik
· October 21, 2016
I've lived and worked in this village since 1960. I raised my son here and he has become a resident. I might not always agree with every decision that's made but never, ever do I doubt that the Mayo...r and the trustees do their very best to make the best decisions they can for the good of everyone. I'm proud to be a resident of this lovely community. See More
Adam Maybloom
· July 12, 2017
I've been going to the Elk Grove classic summer concert series for the last 10 years or so. That's all I have to say
Tony Damptz Jr.
· January 20, 2016
Hats off to Mayor Johnson and all the trustees and everyone who helped put on one fantastic event yesterday, the whole day was great, Foreigner rocked best concert ever, with pat benatar next, the f...ireworks were just plain out of this world, so proud to hear friends from other suburbs compliment our village, so proud to live in elk grove village. See More
Sue Ewalt
· June 5, 2016
Could you please contact the bank owned land next to Udall Park. The grass is up to my waist. It needs to be cut. It brings health issues to the kids that play soccer in the park - West Nile. It'...s near Grove and Perrie. See More
Barbara Zommer
· June 19, 2016
I am very proud to be able to say that I have been a resident of
Elk Grove since 1965. Obviously I have seen many changes -
improvements providing something for everyone...the very...
young as well as us older folks. Looking forward to what's
next. Sincerely , proud resident...Barbara Zommer
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Maria Geraci
· September 19, 2017
I Love Elk Grove Village we lived for 13 years and very happy ! ♥
Nancy Beyer
· September 28, 2014
I received a notice-my very well trimmed bushes extend over sidewalk. I will trim.
What about other rules not enforced?
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cars-vans with co. writing
cabs parked in drives
12 people living one house
boats-campers in drives all year
dead village trees-dangerous I called but no response
decks installed permit?

I'm sure my two little bushes will make a big impact on the beauty of Elk Grove.
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Joy Wilson
· September 10, 2017
City still allows Kelly Miller Circus in their town. A known abuser with court documented incidences.
Teri Makow Rossi
· July 5, 2017
What a great concert!! Loved how organized it all was with marked pathways. The fireworks were amazing!!! Great job Elk Grove
Don Hicks
· May 19, 2016
Since he doesn't have the guts to do it himself I figured I'd let you all at the village know that there is a resident in the village who is a better mayor, village trustee, police officer, firefighte...r, and public works employee than all of you.

He knows everything and would run circles around our entire village staff. Attached in comments are some of his criticisms of our village.

Watch out Elk Grove, Jeff Snyder is better than you and all of us. I just wanted to make sure he gets the credit he deserves!
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Irving Masvidal Digiorgio
· September 14, 2016
Is it really necessary to have the whole city under construction???? This place it's a complete chaos, street after street is being shutdown, what is wrong with you people?
Dan Elhombre Munoz
· June 28, 2017
the park district commissioner admitted to punching an employee. why is he still in office?
Jeff Delhaye
· April 14, 2016
strongly suggest avoiding this scummy little shithole 'burb completely, as long as they maintain their "red light camera program" If they accepted cash for the fine, I'd wipe my ass with it first!
Brendon Rathman
· October 18, 2016
I do not understand why people are so hard on this village. This is truly an exceptional community!
Julie Poulos
July 5, 2012
As a former EGV business owner I want to say how connected I still feel to EGV community although I no longer am there. I can't say enough how the Village and Chamber was a part of our growth. I stil...l have green in my heart! See More
Tim Boyd
· September 14, 2016
Elmhurst Rd. near 90 is a disaster. Absolutely nothing being done to ease congestion.
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The Park Board Meeting is LIVE tonight at 7:00 PM only on EGTV! www.eg-tv.org

 Welcome to the web home of EGTV Channel 6! EGTV is under the auspices of the Village of Elk Grove Village and is located at 901 Wellington Avenue inside the Village Public Safety and Administration Building. Our digital production facilities make EGTV look and sound better than ever before, as we...
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On February 15, Fire Station 10 on Meacham officially closed for reconstruction. Retired Fire Lieutenant Mike Turner, who worked in Fire Station 10 on the day it opened, joined the crew at Station 10 in a “Final Roll Call” prior to the closing.

All personnel and equipment have relocated to the trailer and garage at the Biesterfield Public Works facility. Personnel will operate there and the fire engine and ambulance will respond from there until the new fire station is completed in the first quarter of 2019.

This project is part of the Elk Grove 2025 Long-Range Infrastructure Plan--find out more at www.elkgrove.org/2025.

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IRS TELEPHONE SCAM ALERT

The @Internal Revenue Service has issued a warning for consumers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting taxpayers as this crime continues to rise nationwide. Potential victims may be told they are entitled to big refunds, or that they owe money that must be paid immediately to the IRS. When unsuccessful the first time, sometimes phone scammers call back trying a new strategy.

The IRS will always send taxpayers a written notification of any tax due via the U.S. mail. The IRS never asks for credit card, debit card or prepaid card information over the telephone. For more information or to report a scam, visit www.irs.gov.

How to spot scammers who pretend to be IRS officials to get you to send them money. Learn more about IRS imposter scams at https://www.ftc.gov/imposters Comm...
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Did you know Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village was one of the most popular groves for picnics? If you plan to picnic or camp this year, you can get your 2018 permit now. Learn more: http://trib.in/2Cl0wjY

Picnic and camping permits for the 2018 season at Cook County Forest Preserve District properties will be available Jan. 2.
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Conversation at ENCLAVE O’Hare No. 9
"From Gut Feel to Getting Real" Trusting and Testing an Entrepreneur's Intuition

In this sponsored (no fee) series, Conversation at ENCLAVE O'Hare, we explore the thinking behind the thinking of mission-critical topics for an entrepreneur's success. Thinking about how we think about our thoughts is called metacognition.

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ENCLAVE Co-Founder David E. Morrison, Jr., M.D., an organizational psychiatrist with specialized knowledge and experience in intuition’s risks and rewards, will share facts and interpretation for venture-relevant applicability to businesses and other ventures.

Wednesday 21 February 2018 (Every Third Wednesday)
5:30 - 6:15 P.M. Registration, Building Tours, and Networking
6:15 - 7:30 P.M. Program
7:30 - 8:30 P.M. Reception

ENCLAVE for Entrepreneurs at O’Hare | 75 Turner Avenue | Elk Grove Village, Il 60007

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conversation-at-enclave-from-g…

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In need of a roof replacement but can't afford it?

At the request of a local roofing company who wishes to remain anonymous, the Community Character Coalition of Elk Grove (CCCEG) is assisting with a roof giveaway to an Elk Grove Village family in need.

More information, rules and the application are available at www.CCCEG.org

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Applications Due April 13, 2018

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Special thanks to Enclave for Entrepreneurs at O'hare for hosting this month's BLF luncheon. The topic focused on How to Build a Talent Pipeline.

Several great speakers joined us to motivate our businesses to take action and close the skills gap. We looked at the current market trends, talked about why business culture matters and emphasized the value of apprenticeship programs.

The personnel and equipment from Fire Station 10 at 676 Meacham, have been moved into a temporary fire station, immediately adjacent to the Public Works facility on Biesterfield Road. The fire engine and Ambulance will respond from the public works garage, under an arrangement made between the two Village departments.

The Fire Station at 676 Meacham is now vacant, and will soon be demolished to make way for the new fire station that will be constructed on the same site.

This project is part of the Elk Grove 2025 Long-Range Infrastructure Plan—find out more at www.elkgrove.org/2025

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VILLAGE & FIRE UNION SIGN FIVE YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

At the Village Board Meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the Elk Grove Village Firefighters Association, Local 2340, International Association of Firefighters, signed a five-year extension to their collective bargaining agreement with the Village of Elk Grove Village beginning May 1, 2019. The new agreement now solidifies hours, wages and working conditions through its expiration on April 30, 2024.

Both the Village an...d the Firefighters Union are pleased with the results of this extension agreement.

With the approval of this extension, the Village now has long-term contracts in place with both Fire and Public Works unions. The Public Works union is under a five-year contract ending in 2021—the longest term ever between the Village and the Public Works union. These long-term agreements are a result of the good working relationship the Village maintains with our local unions and they continue our long history of reaching agreements that are fair to both the taxpayers and the employees.

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Congratulations to High School District 214 superintendent, Dr. David Schuler – he was just named the 2018 National Superintendent of the Year!

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AASA, The School Superintendents Association was live.

It is our pleasure to share with you our 2018 National Superintendent of the Year! #NCE18 #LovePublicEducation

Check out the latest episode of On Duty! from Elk Grove Television for tips to protect yourself from ruse burglaries!

This episode features a simulation and discussion about ruse burglaries.
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Overwhelmed with Valentines? Find out which cards you can REcycle and which you should UPcycle: https://www.recyclebycity.com/…/the-unglitzy-truth-about-gr…

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Check out these stats about snow removal during the series of winter storms last week!

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Celebrate the great service organizations in our community with free food and fun for the whole family on Saturday, February 24 from 5pm - 7:30pm!

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It is snowing again and expected to continue until around Noon. The Village has experienced several periods of snow banding, when snow falls at a much greater rate or intensity than some of the surrounding areas.

A small Village crew was activated at 1:30 AM Sunday to ensure that the Arterials and Secondary routes remained open for emergency response (See Arterial & Secondary routes: http://www.elkgrove.org/home/showdocument?id=6481). The full complement of Village staff an...d plows began a village wide plowing operation at 4 AM.

Typically for a snow event of this type with the expected snowfall of 3 to 6 inches it requires approximately eight hours to clear the streets after the snow stops. The plowing operation will likely require that plows revisit the areas plowed earlier in the day which will extend this operation into the afternoon.

IT IS CRITICAL TO REMEMBER TO KEEP VEHICLES OFF OF THE STREETS TO ALLOW THE PLOWS TO DO THEIR WORK AND NOT TO PLACE OR SNOWBLOW SNOW INTO THE ROAD--BOTH ACTIONS ARE ILLEGAL AND YOU MAY BE FINED.

Update from the storm event earlier this week:

The Village Crews were able to complete the Saturday Cleanup Phase earlier than expected and released the crews for some well-earned rest. The Village staff would like to express our gratitude for the many compliments and cooperation.

After being released from our plowing operations the crews still needed to return to their homes and often had to clear the own driveways, get some food and rest to return for the next operational period.

The dedication of the Village staff in the Fire, Police and Public Works Departments coupled with the cooperation and people helping their neighbors has made combating this long duration snow event a success and reinforced for everyone what makes Elk Grove Village the Exceptional Community!

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