City had eyed space for public works and food pantry.
Four women now serving on 14-member body
City owns share of the Prairie State coal-fired plant, which would be closed.
District 101 wants residents to weigh-in on future of buildings as enrollment continues to fall.
City, park district work to create master plan.
Four year project’s final phase to be completed this summer.
High school students will remain in hybrid model for remainder of the year.
The 2018 referendum paved the way for repairs for the 20-year-old building.
Several newcomers elected to the council, after incumbents declined to seek reelection.
Batavia Public Works Director Gary Holm told aldermen Tuesday that the Clean Energy Jobs Act would impose fees on the downstate coal-fired Prairie State electric plant, of which Batavia is a part owner.
As part of a plan approved by the Kaneland School Board Thursday, Kaneland elementary and middle school students will return to full in-person learning next month after the spring break, while Kaneland High School will continue using the hybrid model.
Parklet/Pedlet Program gets city council approval.
Two contested aldermanic races in April 6 election