Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Elmhurst receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

COE Finance Award

For the 27th consecutive year, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Elmhurst by the Government Finance Officers Association on the United State and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Top Reasons to Shop Local This Holiday Season!

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When preparing for the holiday season we encourage you to shop local, eat local, and be local by exploring all that Elmhurst has to offer you. Eating, drinking and buying local creates a more vibrant community and when local businesses and attractions thr...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Holiday Fire Safety

Holiday Fire Safety

A dry Christmas tree can burn very quickly. A tree in flames can quickly fill a room with smoke and deadly gases. If you plan to buy a fresh tree, make sure you're purchasing the freshest tree possible. The trunk should feel slightly sticky to th...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Holiday Tree Lights Recycling Collection

Tree Light Recycling

The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) for the seventh annual holiday lights recycling program from Monday, November 14 to Friday, January 20. L...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Holiday Shopper Safety

Holiday Shopper Safety

The holiday season is upon us!  While anytime is a good time to think about personal safety and crime prevention, the Elmhurst Police Department wants to share some holiday shopping safety tips to protect yourself against becoming a victim of crime.

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

2017 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION PACKETS – CORRECTION TO FORM PROVIDED

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All those seeking to run for local political office at the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election who picked-up candidate packets from the City Hall Administration Office, please be advised that there was an error on one of the forms provided. The Statement ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

4th ANNUAL CITY OF ELMHURST MITTEN COLLECTION TREE

Mitten Tree

The City of Elmhurst will be collecting mittens, socks, and gloves for DuPage County residents in need. Donations will be collected on a Christmas tree located in City Hall, December 1st through December 22nd.

The City is asking the community to help kids,...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Elmhurst Firefighters Collect Toys for Elmhurst Hospital’s Pediatric Patients

Fire Department Toy Drive

Elmhurst Firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be collected at Fire Station #1, 404 N. York Street and Fi...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

The Elmhurst Police Department Announces A Drug Take-Back Day on December 3, 2016

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The Elmhurst Police Department will be holding a prescription drug take-back day on Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the West parking lot next to the police station.  Officers will be on-hand in the parking lot during th...

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Free Curbside Leaf Collection

Free Curbside Leaf Pickup

A free leaf collection for residents who live within city limits will take place on November 2nd, 3rd & 4th, and again on November 30th, December 1st & 2nd, on your regular collection day.

Leaves must be kept separated from other yard waste an...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Elmhurst Police Department has been awarded a grant by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The goal of this grant is to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes with additional enforcement of DUI and seatbelt laws.

The first campaign o...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

STORM SEWER CLEANING & INSPECTING TO BEGIN OCTOBER 25TH

Storm Sewer Cleaning Project

The City of Elmhurst has hired contractor “Pipe-View LLC”, and will begin cleaning and video inspecting storm sewers in south Elmhurst in the upcoming months, weather permitting.

This project is a planned approach to minimize storm sewer backups and ...Read on...

2016 Storm Sewer Cleaning Project Map
Posted on: July 6, 2016

6 Month Test: Fly Quiet Runway Rotation

Fly Quiet Program

On June 17, 1997, the City of Chicago announced that airlines operating at O’Hare International Airport had agreed to use designated noise abatement flight procedures in accordance with the Fly Quiet Program. This program was implemented in an effort to r...Read on...

Fly Quiet Program Website
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Smoke Alarm Accessories for the Hearing Impaired

Fire Alarm for Hearing Impaired

Smoke alarms save lives. However, people who are deaf or hard of hearing may not
be able to depend on the traditional smoke alarm to alert them of a fire. Installing smoke alarm accessories made for alerting people who are deaf or hard of hearing is impe...Read on...