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    Mayor Schielke Weekly Address for Dec. 9, 2022

    In his weekly message, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke encourages Batavians to run for local office. Additional Info...
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    Snow Removal for Batavia Streets

    Snow will be in the forecast any day now. It's a good time to get up to speed on the City of Batavia's snow removal strategies and street regulations. Read on...
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    Help BPS101 understand referendum results

    Batavia Public School District 101 is asking residents to complete a short survey about the recent bond referendum vote so that district leadership can better understand why the measure was narrowly rejected. Read on...
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    We're hiring

    The City of Batavia is seeking applicants for Warehouse Operator in our Public Works Department--Electric Utility Division. Read on...
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    City of Batavia Newsletter Dec. 3-16

    Learn more about the Batavia Access Toy Drive, new safety tech for the Rt. 31 and Fabyan Parkway intersection, a Batavia Police Department gun safety initiative and more. Additional Info...
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    FAQs about Batavia's upcoming single-use bag fees

    Batavia City Council approved an ordinance implementing a retail single-use bag fee, beginning July 1, 2023. Find out what the fees is, what bags are included, and other details. Additional Info...
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    The Batavian November-December available online

    The latest issue of The Batavian is now available online. If you'd like a printed copy, please visit City Hall, 100 N. Island Ave. and look for copies in the rack next to Utility Billing. Additional Info...
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    Tips to protect your home during winter

    As we head into winter many homeowners face the expense and inconvenience of frozen water pipes or high energy bills. We have a few reminders and tips on how you can prep this winter to help protect your home and your wallet. Read on...
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    Batavia Chamber Announces Community Flag Design Contest

    The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Community Flag design contest, with the goal of celebrating our community and showing pride for all that makes Batavia unique. The winning Community Flag design will be available for purchase. Read on...
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    Heat complaints

    The City of Batavia follows the International Property Maintenance Code which orders every owner and operator of any building that rents dwellings – from rooms to houses, must furnish heat, no less than 68 degrees, to its occupants from Oct. 15-May 15. Read on...
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    About battery recycling...

    The City of Batavia City Hall no longer accepts battery recycling. The good news is, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency recommends disposing of alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D) with regular household trash. Read on...
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    City Hall Renovations and Recycling Drop off changes

    The recycling bins for lightbulbs and batteries, along with pop tops, eyeglasses and masks donation boxes will not longer be available at the Batavia Municipal Government Center due to ongoing construction. Read on...
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    What do you think Downtown Batavia needs?

    The City of Batavia has kicked off the Batavia Downtown Plan. What should Downtown look like in the 10 years? We need your input. Create your own Map Social to highlight key issues and opportunities and take the Community Survey. Additional Info...
  14. 2023 candidate guide

    2023 Consolidated Election Candidate Guide Available

    Residents interested in running for Batavia City Council in 2023 can find a candidate guide posted on the City’s website. One seat in each ward is up for election. Read on...
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