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Robin Barraza took the oath of office for Batavia 7th Ward Alderman from Mayor Jeff Schielke at the Dec. 4 Batavia City Council meeting.
The food pantry’s original location will be demolished as part of the city’s $136 million wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation project.
Pulte wants the site, at McKee Street and Van Nortwick Avenue, zoned for high-density single-family detached housing. It is currently designated for mixed uses, including residential, office and retail.
The City Council, Mayor Jeff Schielke also recognized fire crews on Aug. 21 for assisting with other recent emergencies in Batavia.
The Batavia Committee of the Whole voted to approve a conditional use car sales permit for a luxury car purchaser during the Aug. 8 meeting.
The Batavia City Council voted to approve a $13.5 million plan to replace the Fox River dam in downtown Batavia during its Aug. 7 meeting.
Batavia may make some changes to its permit fees after the City Council voted Monday to hire an outside consultant to reevaluate its permit processes.
The Batavia City Council voted to annex the Moose Lodge near Route 31 from Mooseheart during its July 3 meeting.
Grainology Brewstillery will build an almost 10,000 sq. ft. brewery, distillery and taproom in downtown Batavia.
The city has contracted with Aurora company to provide crossing guards during Hall Quarry Beach open hours.
The Batavia City Council appointed Dustin Pieper to be the new 4th Ward alderman, replacing former Alderman Tom Connelly, who was reelected in April but resigned in May.
The effort between these agencies seeks to increase awareness and encourage responsible driving behaviors to reduce the risk of crashes involving pedestrians.
Batavia residents urged the city council to do things immediately to slow down traffic on the state highway also called Route 31 -- including increasing police enforcement of speed limits -- to make it safer for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross.
The City Council will interview the applicants for 4th Ward alderman at its committee meeting Tuesday night. Alderman Tom Connelly resigned in May.
City leaders are looking for feedback from residents about developing a plan to keep cyclists safer on local roads after a women died from injuries after being hit while riding her bike, and a teen boy was seriously injured after he was struck while riding his bike.