Digital Access

Digital Access
Access kendallcountynow.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Subscribe to your local paper.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Get text messages on your mobile device with news, weather and more from Kendall County Now.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
In our Morning Update newsletter, we'll send you a mix of our best stories and the most recent obituaries emailed directly to you Monday through Friday so you can keep up with what's happening in Kendall County.
Government - Local

Plano City Council OKs street and sidewalk repairs, assortment of public works projects

Repairs on sections of eight Plano streets will be made this year at the request of Darrin Boyer, director of public works and water reclamation for the city.

He told city council members at the Aug. 14 meeting that he came up with a list of 22 locations in need of repairs this year.

He placed a priority on eight of them covering 5,242 linear feet of pavement and asked council members to approve a proposal from D Construction to do the work at a cost of $282,389.

Boyer said he budgeted $216,000 from city funds for the projects, and is hoping he will have enough left for two alternates.

He also received approval to complete concrete and blacktop work in Lakewood 3B that was never completed.

He received two proposals and asked council members to approve a bid of $349,250 from WBK Engineering to do the work, which he said the city is obligated to do.

The council also accepted a proposal from HR Green of Yorkville to do sidewalk replacements and repairs at 26 locations. Darrin said 65 areas need work, but he chose the ones most in need of repairs. They cover 6,176 square feet, he added. The work will be paid for from the $56,000 in the city’s motor fuel tax funds, he said.

Boyer also received council approval to purchase a suspended solids analyzer for the solid waste treatment plant from Pinnacle Sales. He said the unit, which costs $9,566, will replace one that is 12 years old and can no longer be repaired.

Council members also approved painting Wellhouse 9 on Larson Street in the Lakewood subdivision at a cost of $4,960. LeCuyer Painting was the low bidder for the job, Boyer said.

The council also approved a bid from Hanson Landscaping Design to redo the landscaping around the same wellhouse.

Boyer said the city had agreed to make these improvements some time ago, and is now doing so.

Loading more