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Construction Notice – October 16, 2016

The Building & Engineering Department has issued a construction notice regarding crack sealing on City streets.  The work is scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 13th and will continue through late October.  To read the entire notice, please click here.

2016 Tree Program Extended

The City of Sycamore Tree Program deadline has been extended to October 14, 2016 and is now offering two trees per residence. The trees still available are (3) Skyline Honeylocust, (1) Prairie Pride Hackberry, (5) Triumph Elm, and (7) Patriot Elm. To read the full press release, please click here.

2016 Leaf Pick-Up Program

The 2016 Leaf Pick-Up Program will begin on October 17th and will end on November, 23rd.  For more information, please click here.

2016 Sycamore Kids Work Day!

Calling all kids! Come help clean the City! The 2016 Kids Work Day will take place Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 9-11 AM. Meet at the corner of Somonauk and Elm Street. Participants will receive a free t-shirt and a kids meal coupon.

Updated Tree Program Information 2016

Now offering two trees per residence. The City of Sycamore is now accepting tree orders at the City Clerk’s Office at 308 W. State Street Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 6, 2016 for certain shade trees and ornamental trees which will be planted in the front ...read more

FY16 Fire Department Report

The Sycamore Fire Department has issued its fiscal year 2015-2016 annual report.  To view the entire report, please click here.

2016 Tree Program

The City of Sycamore is now accepting tree orders at the City Clerk’s Office at 308 W. State Street Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 6, 2016 for certain shade trees and ornamental trees which will be planted in the front yards or parkways of properties ...read more

Fall 2016 Hydrant Flushing

The Sycamore Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants during the month of September.  The Water Department will be flushing all hydrants during the hours of 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  Please note that the times are during normal working hours.  Anyone living or working in or near these areas may ...read more

Construction Notice – August 29, 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation has started preparatory work for the sidewalk ramp replacement program along Route 23. This includes saw cutting in anticipation of removal. Please obey any construction signs and exercise caution when driving or walking in these areas. The City will provide updates as they become available.

Construction Notice – North Grove Crossings

Construction Notice - The Building and Engineering Department has issued a construction notice regarding road work to be performing in the North Grove Crossings subdivision.  To read the entire notice, please click here.

Construction Notice – August 19, 2016

Construction Notice - The Sycamore Building & Engineering Department has issued a construction notice regarding sidewalk work to be performed in the downtown area.  To read the entire notice, please click here.

Construction Notice – August 3, 2016

On Wednesday August 3rd, Gallagher Asphalt will be stamping the crosswalks at the intersection of Somonauk and Elm Streets.  This is not anticipated to completely close any leg of the intersection, but will require partial lane closures throughout the day. If possible, please use an alternate route.  Pedestrians and motorists should ...read more

2016 Turning Back Time Weekend!

The 17th Annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Car Show will take place in Downtown Sycamore on Sunday, July 31st.  For more information please click here. On Saturday, July 30th, Discover Sycamore will host its annual Cruise Night in Downtown Sycamore.  For more information on Cruise Night, please click here.

Electronics Recycling Events

DeKalb County Health Department has released a press release regarding electronics recycling events.  Click here to read the full press release.

Offices Closed

The City offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. The City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 5th at 7:00 PM.  Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!

2016 Food Drive

The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore are hosting their 5th Out of School Food Drive. To read the full press release, click here.

Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

The Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management will meet Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM at the Sycamore Center located at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois. To view the entire agenda, please click here.

Construction Update – June 21, 2016

Construction Update for June 21, 2016 Work will continue on City streets over the next three to four weeks. During the week of June 27th the contractor will be milling pavement on Ottawa St (Main to Walnut St), Somonauk St (Il Rt 64 through Elm St) and Parking Lot 2. Paving on all ...read more

Construction Update – June 13, 2016

Today, sections of Exchange, Maple, Edward, and California streets that are currently under construction will be cleaned and primed (fresh oil). The first layer of paving is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, weather and contractor schedule permitting.

Electronics Recycling Events Cancelled

Electronics Recycling Events Cancelled. The vendor currently contracted with DeKalb County to provide electronics recycling services has provided notice that they will be discontinuing those services. Until a new vendor can be contracted, the electronics recycling events scheduled for the third Saturday of each month at the Sycamore Public Works building have ...read more

Construction Update

Construction Update May 17, 2016:  California Street & Edward Street.    Please see the following update regarding construction on California Street (Waterman to High St) and Edward Street (Elmwood to Washington St). Click Here to read the full update.  

Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management

The Ad Hoc Committee on Growth Management will meet May 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM in the Sycamore Center Council Chambers located at 308 W. State Street, Sycamore, IL  60178. Click here to view the agenda.

Jail Construction

Jail Construction Notice - April 29, 2016 - Click here to read the full notice.

Consumer Confidence Report 2015

2015 Water Quality Report - (Consumer Confidence Report is now available.  Use the link below. 2015 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

Construction Notice – Mason Court

Construction Notice- Mason Court:   In preparation for roadway work, the City of Sycamore will be installing storm sewer along Mason Court.  Storm sewer work will start on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 and is expected to last up to one week. During this time, please park away from barricades and construction ...read more

ComEd Electrical Line Tree Trimming

ComEd Tree Trimming -  ComEd has notified the City of Sycamore that they will be conducting vegetation maintenance during the next 3 months (May - July).    ComEd has or will notify affected customers.  For additional information Visit ComEd.com/Trees or call 1-800-Edison-1 (1-800-334-7661). Map of Scheduled Trimming For more information about vegetation maintenance ...read more

City Council Meeting

The City Council will meet on Monday, April 18th at the Sycamore Center.  To view the full agenda click the link below. 04/18/16 City Council Agenda

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Event - This Saturday, April 16th 9am-11am at the Sycamore Public Works building, 475 N Cross St. Sycamore cannot accept any CRT, projection screen or console televisions. Electronics Recycling Information

Fire Hydrant Flushing 2016

Fire Hydrant Flushing will be Monday, April 11  -  Thursday, April 21. Specific dates and areas are listed in the link below.    The Water Department will be flushing all hydrants during the hours of 9:30 am and 3:00 pm.   Please note that the times are during normal working hours.   Anyone living or ...read more

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, 2017 and will continue through November 30, 2017.  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