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City Council Meeting

The Sycamore City Council will meet tonight -  Monday, April 4th at 7pm at the Sycamore Center, 308 W State St.  To view the full agenda, use the following link. City Council Meeting - April 4, 2016

Merchants of Sycamore – Spring Fling

Downtown Sycamore Merchants present Spring Fling, March 25th - April 3rd.  Several Sycamore business with offer special sales, activities and events! For more information, use the link below. Spring Fling 2016  

Request for Proposal – 2016 Street Resurfacing Project

2016 Resurfacing Project - Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Sycamore on the 13th day of April, 2016 up to the hour of 10:00 A.M. for certain hot-mix asphalt street resurfacing work at various locations in Sycamore, Illinois.  For more information, use the link below. 2016 Resurfacing Project

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling - Saturday, March 19 from 9-11 am at Public Works Building, 475 N Cross.   Electronics Recycling. Note:  The Sycamore location still cannot accept CRT, Tube, Console or Projection TVs at this time.  On April 2, these items can be taken to the collection event at the DeKalb County Recycling Event held at ...read more

Yard Waste Collection

Yard waste pick up will begin April 1, 2016 and will continue through November 30, 2016.  Yard waste is collected on the same day as your regular garbage and recycling.  Please view Waste Management's guidelines using the link below. Waste Management - Yard Waste Guidelines

CRT, Tube, Console & Projection TV Collection

Get rid of your old CRT, Tube, Console & Projection TVs! DeKalb County is hosting a CRT TV collection event on Saturday, April 2nd from 9:00am-12:00pm at the County Health Department, 2550 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. For more information click the link below or call 815-748-2408. DeKalb County CRT TV Collection Event

Plan Commission Meeting

The Sycamore Plan Commission will meet on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 7pm at the Sycamore Center, 308 W State St. Click here to view the full agenda

Deputy Police Chief Position Available

The Sycamore Police Department is accepting applications for the Deputy Police Chief position.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and application by March 31, 2016. For additional information, click here.

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling - February 20th 9-11 am. The City of Sycamore will hold a DeKalb County Electronics Recycling event this Saturday, February 20th from 9-11 am at the Public Works Building, 475 N Cross St. Please Note: The Sycamore location cannot accept any CRT, Projection Screen or Console Televisions at this time. For Complete ...read more

Neighborhood Liaison Meetings

The Sycamore Police Department will hold their first Neighborhood Liaison meetings next week. All neighborhood residents are invited to attend the meeting for their ward and speak to their liaison officers. Please see the schedule and map below referring to your ward. Ward 1 –February 24 at 6pm, Sycamore Library Ward 2 ...read more

Public Hearing – 440 DeKalb Ave

A Public Hearing to consider the request of Sycamore Lion's Charities for a variation from Article 6.8.4, Prohibited Signs, of the Unified Development Ordinance, to allow construction of an illuminated electronic message board sign on the property located at 440 DeKalb Ave will be held by the Sycamore Zoning Board ...read more

Public Hearing – 341 West Exchange St.

A Public Hearing to consider a request for a variation from Article 6.5, Lot Standards, of the Unified Development Ordinance, to allow construction of a new single family residence on the property located at 341 W Exchange St. will be held by the Sycamore Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6PM ...read more

Public Hearing – DeKalb County Jail Expansion

A Public Hearing to consider requests by the County of DeKalb associated with the expansion of the DeKalb County Jail will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7PM in the City Council Chambers at the Sycamore Center, 308 W State St. View Full Public Notice

Public Hearing – 341 W Exchange Street

A Public Hearing to consider a request for a change in zoning of the property located at 341 W Exchange St. will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7PM in the City Council Chambers at the Sycamore Center, 308 W State St. View Full Public Notice

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Event:  The City of Sycamore will host a DeKalb County electronic recycling event this Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 9am – 11am at the Sycamore Public Works Building, 475 North Cross Street. Please Note: The Sycamore location cannot accept any CRT, Projection Screen or Console Televisions at this time. For more information, CLICK ...read more

Joint City Council and Plan Commission Special Meetings

Joint special meetings of the Sycamore City Council and the Plan Commission will be held on Monday, January 25th at 7 PM.  This meeting is open to the public. In November, the City Council reconsidered the annexation and rezoning of the Northwest Sub Area and referred it back to the Plan Commission ...read more

2016 Dog Tags

2016 City of Sycamore Dog Tags are now available at the City Clerk's office or by mail.  Tags are $5.00 until March 15, 2016 when the fee will increase to $20.00.  Proof of current rabies vaccination is required.  For more specific information, click here.

Happy New Year

City offices will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2016 for New Year's Day.

New Year’s Day

New Year's Day -  Friday, January 1, 2016 - City Offices Closed

Press Release: Warming Centers

The Sycamore Fire Department has issued a press release regarding warming centers in Sycamore.  Click here to read the entire press release.

Holiday Office Hours

City of Sycamore Holiday Office Hours are as Follows: Thursday, December 24, 2015:  8:30 am - 12 noon Friday, December 25, 2015:  Offices Closed Friday, January 1, 2016:  Offices Closed

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Event:  The City of Sycamore hosts an electronic recycling event this Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 9am - 11am at the Sycamore Public Works Building, 475 North Cross Street. Please Note: There continues to be a temporary hold on accepting any CRT televisions, projection screen televisions, and console ...read more

Press Release: Adopt A Fire Hydrant

The Sycamore Fire Department has issued a press release about adopting a fire hydrant this winter season.  To read the entire press release, please click here.

Press Release: Keep the Wreath Red

The Sycamore Fire Department has issued a press release regarding their annual Red Wreath program.  Click here to view the entire press release.

Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management

The Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management will meet Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 5:00 PM at the Sycamore Center located at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois.  To view the agenda, please click here.

Walk with Santa & Santa House

Walk with Santa and Santa's House begin this Friday, December 4th. Friday, December 4th at 4pm the Sycamore State Street Theater will host a free movie!  At 6pm, meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves outside the theater to welcome them to Sycamore.  Then parade through downtown to the courthouse lawn ...read more

Discover Sycamore – Winter Chocolate Walk

Winter Chocolate Walk - Bring your sweet heart or just your sweet tooth to Discover Sycamore’s Winter Chocolate Walk on Thursday, December 3rd from 5-8pm. Enjoy the best of our downtown shops while sampling a vast array of fine chocolate desserts. For complete details, Click Here.

Public Hearing – Proposed Property Tax Levy

A Public Hearing on the proposed Property Tax Levy will be held on Monday, December 7, 2015 at  7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Sycamore Center, 308 West State St.  To read the full public notice, click here.

JINGLE THE BELLS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore present Jingle the Bells Holiday Open House, November 20th - 22nd, throughout downtown Sycamore.  Twelve participating businesses will feature great gift ideas, holiday promotions, and an atmosphere that will get you in the spirit of the holidays. Sign up in each of the businesses to win ...read more

DISCOVER SYCAMORE – MOONLIGHT MADNESS

Discover Sycamore welcomes you with an evening full of activities for the entire family.   On Friday, November 20, 2015 from 6-8pm, come visit live holiday displays in the windows of downtown Sycamore businesses featuring special moonlight deals that you won’t want to miss!  For more information, Click Here.

2015 Fall Leaf Pick Up

The Sycamore Public Works Department will end its 2015 fall leaf pick up program on Wednesday, November 25th.  Click here for more information.

Public Hearing Proposed Annexation Agreement

Public Hearings on Annexation Agreements and Proposed Zoning Changes will be held on October 12, 2015, and October 19, 2015 at or about 7:00 PM. Click here to read the full public notice. Click here to view a map of Proposed Annexation. Click here to view a definition of the R-4 Rural Residential District. Click ...read more

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

A household hazardous waste drive will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9 AM to Noon at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau.  For more information, please click here.

Mayor’s Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management

The Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management will meet on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Sycamore Center Council Chambers located at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois. Click here to view the agenda.

Construction Notice: Cape Sealing

The Building & Engineering Department has released a construction notice regarding cape sealing on City streets.  Please click here to read the full notice.