Archives for October 2011

36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp

Parade Entry Form Cook Off Entry Form Arts/Crafts Application The 36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp will be held the 1st weekend in December.  I have attached several forms that should be helpful if you would like to register for a particular event.       … [Read more...]

Agenda – November 1, 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 7:00 p.m. Call to Order Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance October minutes Business License: Palmetto Properties & Construction (Temporary) RAS Contracting LLC Financial Information 2nd Reading – Ordinance 152 (Amended) Chief Brown – road conditions, Victim Advocate Budget, Award presentation Mayor – appointments – 4 year term on Zoning Board of Appeals, & 2 – Zoning Board members Old Business Public Forum … [Read more...]

Blaney Elementary School

The kids at Blaney Elementary School need your help to win a Power a Bright Future Grant that will be used to install a half mile walking path with 8-10 workout stations.  Voting begins today and runs until December-it's simple, you can vote online by logging onto, search for Blaney Elementary School, vote one time every day and spread the word.  Please join me as I take a moment out of each day to cast a vote that will help our kids by winning a Power A Bright Future … [Read more...]

What a Week

This has been one of those weeks that I'm thankful to see come to an end and I welcome the weekend with open arms.  I was reminded this week through several situations that life is never a certainity, it is a wonderful gift and one that we should never take for granted.  Take a moment and let your family and loved ones know how much you love and appreciate them because we never know when our maker will be calling us home. Enjoyed an insightful meeting tonight about our upcoming "Catfish Stomp … [Read more...]

A New Direction For Elgin

This is all new territory for me as I'm sure it will be for many others.  My youngest daughter was impressed that I am using new programs and trying new things such as blogging.  I'm sure I will bore someone to death, but I hope I can make just one person's day by saying something witty.  I promise not to be long winded and will stick to topics that are of interest to most.  My topic today is volunteering and serving.  We have several positions available for our Planning and Zoning Commission … [Read more...]

Halloween Night Trick-or-Treating 2011

A message from Elgin Police Chief Harold Brown With Halloween right around the corner, many children and parents are beginning to plan costumes, decorations, and activities. Parents and children also need to begin thinking about trick-or-treating. The Elgin Police Department will have additional patrol units doing added safety patrols Monday, October 31, 2011 until 9:00 p.m. We encourage parents with younger children to finish up their trick-or-treating by dark. Those individuals who decide to … [Read more...]

Agenda – October 4, 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 7:00 p.m. Call to Order Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance September minutes Business License: Salt & Light Entertainment Financial Information 2nd Reading – Ordinance 218 – Revocation of Business License 1st Reading – Ordinance 152 (Amended) MS4 Annual Agreement Anna Chason – Centennial Committee report Old Business Public Forum … [Read more...]