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The United City of Yorkville Welcomes You!
The City with a River in its Heart!

 

 

WELCOME! Whether you are a visitor, just moved in, or a long-time resident, we welcome you to enjoy our small town charm, top-notch parks, great recreational facilities, and hometown pride.

       This year, we are focusing our efforts on the new Marge Cline Whitewater Course —a state-of-the-art kayak/canoe chute located in the heart of our downtown area on the Fox River at Bicentennial Riverfront Park.

      You're also invited to visit us throughout the year for our many festivals and celebrations such as Music Under the Stars, our annual Fourth of July celebration, National Night Out, the 20th Annual Hometown Days Festival, and Holiday Under the Stars. Just click on the festivals and events link on the left, and plan on joining us all year long!

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News Flash!

IDOT's US 34 Roadway Reconstruction Project

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) held an Open House on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 regarding the planned reconstruction of US 34 from Eldamain Road to Center Parkway in Yorkville. The public comment period on this project ends on July 15, 2014. Plans regarding this project are on display in City Hall and are available for download using the links below.

NOTE: These plans are preliminary drawings and will be further refined after the public comments have been analyzed.

2014 Zoning Map Available Map

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B.U.I.L.D. Program

"Extension of BUILD Program" On February 11, 2014, the City Council voted to extend the innovative residential construction incentive program to spur new home starts in Yorkville for a 3rd time. For more information, click the B.U.I.L.D. logo (left).


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CONGRATULATIONS! Yorkville receives IDNR OSLAD Grant to develop Riverfront Park.

Read the press release here.

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REMINDER: IDOT District 3 would like to remind Yorkville motorists that there are no left turns allowed southbound on IL 47 onto Hydraulic Street and there are no left turns allowed northbound on IL 47 onto River Road. Violators may be subject to fines. Drive safely and have a nice holiday.  click here

New IL ROUTE 47 ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION UPDATES  click here

The latest information from IDOT regarding the progression of the IL Route 47 Roadway reconstruction and widening project.

Questions and Answers from IDOT meeting with local businesses.

IL Route 47 Roadway Construction Project Staging Map click here

Questions, concerns and comments are welcome from Yorkville residents and businesses regarding the project and will be forwarded to the appropriate IDOT staff for immediate response. Inquiries can be e-mailed to the Community Development Department or by phone at 630-553-4350.

 

Community Events

Yorkville Police Department National Night Out

Tuesday Aug. 5

Beecher Center

6-8pm

The Yorkville Police Department in partnership with Target, Yorkville Parks and Recreation, Bristol- Kendall Fire Department, Yorkville Citizen Police Academy Alumni, and Home Plate Hot Dogs will be taking part in the 31st annual "National Night Out" celebration on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014.

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local crime prevention programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Enjoy fun events for all family members at the Beecher Center (908 Game Farm Road) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Residents are asked to join us and spend the evening outside with their neighbors and police officers, Fire and EMS and volunteers. For additional information about National Night Out, please contact Deputy Chief Terry Klingel (630) 553-4340.

 

Outdoor Movie Night

Thursday Aug. 7

Raintree Castle Park

The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to see our outdoor movie featuring Despicable Me 2 on Thursday, August 7 at Raintree Castle Park (872 Prairie Crossing Dr, Yorkville). Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, family and friends, and watch a free movie on the 30-foot inflatable movie screen! The movie will start at dusk typically around 9:00pm. For more information please contact the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department at 630-553-4357.

 

2014 Summer Catalog

 

NEW: 2014 Fall Catalog

 

Online Registration Information or go to the on-line registration website at:

www.yorkvilleparksandrecreation.com

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