Apologies Unfortunately, there is little that can be done to prevent filling the ends of driveways with snow as the snow plow truck drives by. The snow plow blade is angled to push the snow off the streets and into the parkways. Please know that the snow plow drivers do...
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Palmer Court between 1st Street and 2nd Street will be closed for portions of the day today.
Anna Racine, the 15-year-old from Bureau, IL who disappeared from a treatment facility in Carbondale, IL in November, has reportedly been seen in DeKalb today (Friday, January 4, 2019). She was also recently seen in LaSalle, IL. The DeKalb Police warn that Racine may be traveling with an adult male...
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Refuse collections will be delayed by one day during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections will occur on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for both weeks. Lakeshore Recycling Systems’ (LRS) extended yard waste collections will continue through next week only. LRS will collect leaves...
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On Friday, December 21, the City received a high volume of calls from customers who were having trouble accessing their online utility payment account. Customers may receive a message indicating their password is no longer valid. The City is working with our online payment portal vendor to find a resolution to the...
The DeKalb Municipal Code states that property owners are responsible for snow and ice removal from public sidewalks. Upon two inches of snowfall, property owners should remove all snow and ice within 48 hours. By clearing walkways, pedestrians, including children walking to school, have a safer path to travel. The...
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The City of DeKalb's Department of Public Works reminds residents that Seasonal Parking Restrictions begin Saturday, December 1, and are in effect December 1 through March 31 regardless of weather conditions. Check for parking restrictions before you park. Also, designated Snow Routes prohibit parking after a 2” snowfall until snowplows...
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Due to the severe winter storm and dangerous driving conditions, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) has cancelled garbage and recycling collections for Monday, November 26, 2018. Residential services will be postponed by one day, this week. DeKalb residents with scheduled pickups for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, will have homes serviced on...
It has been brought to the attention of the DeKalb Police Department that someone is posing as a DeKalb Police Officer, attempting to solicit donations from people over the phone. The DeKalb Police Department does NOT solicit for monetary donations via telephone. The DeKalb Police Department recommends you do NOT...
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the Union Pacific Railroad crossing at Illinois 23 (Fourth Street) and Illinois 38 (Lincoln Highway) in DeKalb will be closed to all traffic beginning Friday, Oct. 26, weather permitting. Repairs are expected to last up to four days. The closure is necessary to allow...
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The City of DeKalb is now accepting applications for FY2019 Human Services Funding. Pending City Council approval of the 2019 budget, grant funds totaling $144,500 will be made available to local not-for-profits with 501(c)(3) status who provide services to the elderly, the homeless, those at risk of homelessness, victims of domestic violence, individuals...
Non-Emergency City Phones Lines Temporarily Out of Service As of 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018, the City of DeKalb is experiencing technical difficulties with the external telephone systems at all City buildings; buildings include City Hall,  The Fire Department,  The Police Department, and Public Works. The City’s 9-1-1 emergency lines...