September DuPage County newsletter for District 6

September 2019 newsletter for DuPage County Board District 6

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Stormwater tours

Zay, Rutledge Tour County Stormwater Facilities

DuPage County’s Stormwater Management Committee Chairman Jim Zay gave a tour of stormwater facilities at Armstrong Park in Carol Stream and the Elmhurst Quarry to County Board members Sheila Rutledge, Liz Chaplin, and Dawn DeSart.

NACo Awards

DuPage County Receives Three National Awards

County Board members joined other elected officials and staff in accepting three achievement awards from the National Association of Counties annual conference in July. DuPage County received awards for its First Offender Call Unified for Success (F.O.C.U.S.) drug treatment program, Stormwater Shared Services Program, and Stormwater Water Quality Flag Program.

DuPage in the News

DuPage County’s Clean and Lien Program is continuing to help residents across the County. From the Daily Herald: How DuPage County's 'clean and lien' program helps fix neighborhood eyesores

Make that seven dissolved units of local government. From the Daily Herald: DuPage secures court order to disband Lombard-area sanitary district

Protecting the voiceless. From the Daily Herald: What suburban residents are doing to shut 'puppy mills' down

Larsen meets Aurora Mayor

Larsen Greets Aurora Mayor Ahead of Ethics Agreement

County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and Finance Committee Chairman Bob Larsen welcomed Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin to the County Board meeting today as the Board approved an agreement with Aurora to share ethics enforcement. Under the County’s Accountability, Consolidation and Transparency Initiative, sharing enforcement activities reduces duplication of ethics administration, streamlines the investigative process and saves resources.

Krishnamoorthi legislation

Rutledge Welcomes Krishnamoorthi to County Campus

Animal Services Committee member Sheila Rutledge welcomed Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi to the DuPage County campus to announce legislation to enhance the Animal Welfare Act.

Bartlett Lake Michigan water

Zay Celebrates Lake Michigan Water Coming to Bartlett

DuPage Water Commission Chairman Jim Zay celebrated the extension of Lake Michigan water to the Village of Bartlett in June.

Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

DuPage Recycling Efforts

Did you know that DuPage County is home to one of four long-term household hazardous waste collection facilities in the state? Hazardous waste is abundant in households, from fire extinguishers to typical cleaners that fall into the “hard-to-dispose-of” category. For the safety of waste and recycling haulers and the environment, it is important to not place such items in the trash or recycling bin.

The Regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at 156 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville. Any Illinois resident can utilize this facility to dispose of household hazardous waste; business waste cannot be accepted at the site.

The facility is open Saturdays and Sundays (excluding holidays) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find out what you can bring and other recycling information by visiting the County’s website:

Census Committee

Rutledge Attends Census Complete Count Committee

County Board member Sheila Rutledge attends a meeting of DuPage County's Complete Count Committee. The Committee has met twice, hearing presentations from the U.S. Census Bureau and the DuPage Geographic Information Systems Division. The Committee will provide direction and advice to ensure an accurate 2020 Census count of DuPage County residents.


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