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Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter This issue highlights East Dundee’s new and returning trustees as well as safety tips, spring cleaning reminders and a call for volunteers. You’ll also find a complete list of this season’s community events. We’re giving you more reasons then ever to come on out and have fun with your family and friends in East Dundee. Click the attachment to read the current issue.

Stay Alive, Don’t Text & Drive Distracted driving ( texting, cell phone use etc.) is one of the leading causes of traffic fatalities. It is against the law to text or use hand held cell phone while driving. Click the link to learn more.

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Crash Statistical Analysis Reports - Photo-enforced Intersections

The attached reports are the 36+ month post-camera statistical analysis reports for both photo-enforced intersections in the Village. The reports cover crash data through 2015, which was just released by IDOT. 2016 data will not be released until this time next year

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Depot Market Reopens for the Season Saturday, May 13 - 8am-2pm

Discover that once-in-a-lifetime treasure at this market that has operated for over 25 years at the Depot on River Street. Open through October, the Saturday market attracts all types of vendors offering goods that change from week to week. Come on out and start your treasure hunt – you may just be surprised at what you find.

Art in the Park - Sunday, May 14 – 10am-2pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day by strolling among booths of area artisans displaying their work during East Dundee’s newest event held on the Depot grounds. Visitors will find hand-crafted jewelry; candles; custom made wood work; aromatics; wind chimes; unique lamps; clothing, pottery and more. Local musical group, Accidentally on Purpose, will be on hand to set the mood with their jazzy soul sound.

Community Garage Sale - May 19-20 East and West Dundee – 8am-4pm

This is not just an ordinary garage sale. This is a Dundee Garage Sale! Driveways and sidewalks on both sides of the river will be filled with bargains of all kinds during this annual event. From furniture to clothes and books to collectibles, this sale has it all. Sellers must be registered by Friday, May 12 to be included in the Garage Sale Map. There is no fee to participate. Click the website link below to register.

Memorial Day Parade – Sunday, May 28 – 2pm

Sponsored by Tri-Cities VFW Post #2298 , this annual parade begins at Van Buren and Main St. in East Dundee, marches west along Main St. and ends at Grafelman Park in West Dundee. A brief ceremony follows near the gazebo.

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FBI Warns about Scammers Calling about Jury Duty

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Working Together - Growing Together - Stronger Together In 2017

Click here to 'Enjoy the Possibilities' of East Dundee (Video)

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Important Information about the Village's Residential Facade Improvement Program

East Dundee officials have announced the return of the Residential Facade Improvement Program for the 2017- 2018 fiscal year. Property owners of single-family, owner-occupied residential properties within the Village of East Dundee can submit a completed application from January 1 through March 31, 2017.

East Dundee has allocated funds for this program from video gaming revenues and approved projects will be reimbursed up to a limit of 50% of all eligible services or $5,000, whichever is less. Examples of projects eligible for the program include new siding; fences; tuck pointing; pitched roofs and improvements to front patios and walkways. Work must be completed by March 31, 2018 in order to receive reimbursement. Upon submission, all applications will be reviewed by the Village Staff and Board and require strict adherence to the guidelines of the program. Click here for application and guidelines.

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Electronic Recycling for East Dundee Residents

Electronic Recycling is provided to East Dundee residents at no charge. Residents can drop off old TVs, computers, printers, scanners, VCRs, etc. at the Public Works facility located at 448 Elgin Ave from 7am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday. Items MUST be placed inside the dumpster.

For all other Kane County residents, please go to for drop off locations. Please note the dumping of non-electronic items is prohibited and will be under video surveillance. Proof of residency at location will be required for drop off.

Thank you for helping keep East Dundee clean!


Sign up to receive emergency alerts from the Village. Whether it’s gas leaks; water main breaks; street closures or boil orders – you’ll be the first to know! BUT WE CAN’T TELL YOU IF WE CAN’T REACH YOU! Signing up is easy. Click here for details.

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Municipal Warming & Cooling Locations

Kane County Health Department

Information on West Nile Virus and Heat Alerts

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2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

QuadCom Implementation of Text to 911 capabilities

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Donate Your Vehicle Today

It’s easy, fast and convenient! The Dundee Foundation in partnership with Insurance Auto Auction, Inc. (IAAI) offers an opportunity for residents to donate their used vehicles. IAAI will tow the vehicle, auction it; provide the proper tax documentation to the donor and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Foundation. Don’t put it off. Do it Today. And thank you for your support!

The Dundee Foundation is a fully certified Illinois 501 (C) 3 nonprofit organization. Click website link to get started or call 1-800-320-0476

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East Dundee Creates Sustainable Energy District and Grant

To find out more information about the Village's new Sustainable Energy District and for information on available grant money contact the Village.

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Bats & Rabies Prevention Protocol

IEPA Public Notice

Home Entry Ruses & Telephone and Other Scams

Criminals Post Fraudulent Online Advertisements For Automobiles, Recreational Vehicles, Boats, And Other Outdoor Equipment Leading To Financial Losses In Excess of $20 Million

East Dundee Economic Development Brochure

36 Month Crash Statistical Analysis

Village of East Dundee Downtown Plan

Downtown Redevelopment Public Open House Presentation

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Information on Insurance Auto Auction, Inc. (IAAI) Project

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Residents can now have their water bill e-mailed to you. Just contact the Village Hall (847)426-2822x3 with your email address.

East Dundee Water Within Safe Limits Set by Federal and State for Lead and Copper

The Annual Water Report, which was mailed to residents, outlines results of tests done to check the levels of a variety of contaminants found in residential drinking water. The Village resampled lead and copper during the last six months of 2015 and found that the Village meets safe limits of the lead and copper rule set by Federal and State agencies. Click link to read more.

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Pace Local Public Transportation Services Available to East Dundee Residents

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Donate Your Vehicle

Support the Dundee Foundation by donating your car.

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Report A Crime

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Submit a message below or call (847) 428-4034.

For in-progress crimes or matters that require immediate police response, call 9-1-1.