With the greenlight of the Sycamore City Council, Sycamore homeowners seeking reimbursement after replacing their lead water lines could soon receive a check cut to them directly instead of a utility bill credit if they wish.
A local food and education center may be one step closer to becoming a reality in DeKalb’s Annie Glidden North neighborhood, after the DeKalb County Community Gardens asked for $900,000 from the county board for the development.
Day two of the demolition of the city of DeKalb’s old municipal building at 200 S. Fourth St. was ongoing Tuesday and is expected to continue in the coming days. The demolition paves the way for the construction of luxury apartments by Pappas Development.
A month after giving its blessing for the concept, the DeKalb City Council is one vote away from the creation of a citizen’s review board for the city’s police force after meeting this week. “I think, at the end of the day, there’s some checks and balances for police and there’s checks and balances with City Council,” said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
Some changes may be brewing in the City of DeKalb’s wards boundaries, following the recent release of 2020 U.S. Census data for the city after the DeKalb City Council greenlit a redistricting proposal Monday.
Demolition began for the City of DeKalb’s old municipal building at 200 S. Fourth St. on Monday and is expected to continue in the coming days, said Foti Pappas, vice-president of Pappas Development, who confirmed demolition is expected to last “all week" and construction anticipated to be completed by "late 2022."