Hears all appeals on any variance to a ruling made by a city official or a variance to any local codes.
This board hears all appeals and renders decisions upon rulings and refusals of ruling by the building official when requests for a modification or a variation from the provisions of this division have been made.
The Elgin Economic Development Corporation administers the sales tax and owns and operates the Elgin Business Park.
The goal of Envision Elgin is to promote sustainable growth of Elgin, through coordinated and cooperative leadership in order to attract businesses, encourage lifelong learning, and maintain the shared belief in Elgin's core values.
The Historic Review Board meets to review applications for alterations to buildings including signs within the historic district in downtown Elgin.
The board makes suggestions to the City Manager and Council about the function the library plays in the community through policy, procedure and other issues.
The board promotes downtown revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach and hosts the Hogeye Festival.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board reviews and make recommendations for maintenance, operation, planning, development, enlargement, and use of park facilities and services.
The Planning and Zoning Commission addresses issues related to zoning, new development, and land use.
The board reviews public safety items related to police, fire, and emergency management services.
The Traffic Control & Safety Committee reviews requests from Elgin Residents for issues concerning street signage, traffic control measures, speeding, etc. The committee makes recommendations to City Council to implement changes as appropriate.