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Posted on: December 19, 2014

Would You Like to Track Santa's Sleigh on Christmas?

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Every year on Christmas Eve, Santa leaves the North Pole and travels across the world to deliver gifts to homes where there are children who believe in him. Santa is tracked by satellites, just like a rocket in space is. The... Read more...

Click here to track Santa!
Posted on: December 8, 2014

December 2014 Des Plaines Digest

This month's Des Plaines Digest features a message from Mayor Bogusz, an overview of accomplishments from your City Manager, information about winter snow plow and salting operations, the upcoming holiday schedule for... Read more...

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Posted on: December 4, 2014

ComEd Donates $300,000 for Special Holiday Assistance to Help Senior Citizens Pay Their Electric Bil

This holiday season, ComEd is giving the gift of energy by dedicating more than $300,000 through a special “Senior Giving” hardship fund created to help senior citizens who have fallen behind on paying their electric bill.... Read more...

Learn more about important assistance programs...
Posted on: November 24, 2014

Social Hosting and the Holidays

When planning to gather with family and friends for the holidays, please remember that social hosting laws hold the parents, or any other adult, liable for providing alcohol to underage drinkers. Whether you are hosting a... Read more...

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Posted on: November 18, 2014

City of Des Plaines Approves 2015 Budget

On November 17, 2014, the City of Des Plaines unanimously approved its 2015 Operating Budget.

City Council’s budget discussions began in September with public meetings to review and achieve consensus on the final... Read more...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

City Clerk Issues Information for April 7, 2015 Election

Des Plaines City Clerk Gloria J. Ludwig, as the Local Election Official, has announced that the Consolidated Election will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2015 for one 4-year term for the position of Alderman in Wards 2, 4, 6, and... Read more...

Posted on: May 15, 2014

Des Plaines Business Assistance Program Expands Citywide

In order to expand and enhance opportunities for businesses in Des Plaines, the Des Plaines City Council approved the Business Assistance Program on Monday, April 21st, 2014. The programs offer financial support for exterior... Read more...

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

City of Des Plaines Announces Senior Citizen Discount in Connection with New Solid Waste Contract

The City of Des Plaines recently extended the solid waste collection contract with Republic Services, Inc. effective April 1, 2014 for seven years. The contract affects all single-family properties as well as multifamily... Read more...

Senior Citizen Discount Form


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