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Posted on: October 20, 2014

City Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Financial Reporting

For the 6th consecutive year, the City of Des Plaines has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2013 budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City and reflects the... Read more...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

2014 Fall Leaf Collection Announcement

Residents of Des Plaines are encouraged to participate in this fall's city-wide leaf collection program. With winter just around the corner, this is a good time to clear properties of fallen leaves that tend to block your... Read more...

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Posted on: October 7, 2014

Intergovernmental Collaboration Results in Lower Costs for Des Plaines’ Drinking Water

On Monday, October 6, 2014, all four members of the Northwest Water Commission (NWWC) unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the sale of water by the Commission to the City of Des Plaines. Voting members of the... Read more...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Des Plaines City Council Discusses O% Tax Levy Increase for 2015 Budget

The Des Plaines City Council met on Monday, September 29, 2014 to begin the first of its annual budget discussions establishing spending allowances for city government operations in FY2015.

Among the topics presented by...

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...
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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