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Spotlight: Sikich, LLP

Our business partner spotlight this month is Sikich LLP. They have been a business partner of Metro West since 2014 and the main point of contact is Anthony Cervini, Partner-in-Charge of Government Services. Since its founding in 1982, Sikich’s backbone has been their unparalleled client service driven by innovative technology resources and strategies. Their ability…

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Spotlight: Comcast

Our Business Partner Spotlight this month is Comcast. They have been a business partner of Metro West since 2011 and our main contact is Kay Page, Government and Regulatory Affairs Manager. On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close…

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Elgin Today: Metro West COG

Earlier this month, Elgin Today featured our Metro West COG executive director, Lesli Melendy, as a guest of Mayor Kaptain. Click HERE to watch the interview.…

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Algonquin Seeking Community Development Director

The Village of Algonquin, IL (Pop. 30,897) is seeking applicants for the position of Community Development Director within the Community Development Department. The next Community Development Director will be expected to have a strong background in urban planning, economic development, building and zoning, historic preservation, code enforcement, and administrative leadership.  The ideal candidate will have…

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Spotlight:  Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd.

Our new Business Partner Spotlight this month is Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd.  They became a Metro West Business Partner in July 2011. Mr. Karl Ottosen is the primary contact who played a leading role in the founding of the firm. His vision was to build a law firm dedicated to serving those who…

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President Dale Berman Retires

North Aurora Village President Dale Berman steps down today, January 18, after his final board meeting this evening. President Berman has served North Aurora for several years as a planning commissioner, village trustee, and village president. He has taken on a new role in local government as a member of the Kane County Board and was…

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New Laws for 2021

As 2020 has ended, we’re looking ahead to the measures taking effect Jan. 1, 2021. In the new year, diabetes patients can expect lower out-of-pocket insulin costs, survivors of domestic violence can conceal their personal information from their abusers, and more. Read the full list of new laws at the link below. 2021 New Laws…

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Spotlight: AT&T

Our 2021 Spotlight kicks off with Gold Level Member AT&T. They became a Metro West COG business partner early in 2012 and our main contact is Jaclyn (Jaci) Kator, Director of External Affairs. Jaci is AT&T’s area brand ambassador working with municipal, county, state officials and the nonprofit community on government and community relations initiatives.…

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CMAP Call for Projects

From January 8 to March 5, 2021, CMAP is accepting funding applications for surface transportation projects that improve transit, bicycle facilities, freight and traffic movement and safety, fix bridges, reconstruct roads, and invest in alternative fuel vehicles and equipment. Funding for these projects will be distributed through federal sources that CMAP programs:  Surface Transportation Program (STP) Shared…

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Fox Valley Mayors Release Video Message

The mayors of Batavia, Elgin, Geneva, South Elgin, and St Charles released a video message urging their residents to follow safety precautions to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The message reminds residents to follow the state public health guidelines by staying home, wearing a mask, social distancing, and wash hands regularly or use hand…

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