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DeKalb Park District discusses 5-year master plan at open house

By Dave Gong | September 13, 2011

Cindy Capek, DeKalb County Park District executive director, said she was disappointed with the turnout at the park district open house, The DeKalb County Park District discussed its five-year master plan at an open house Tuesday evening at Hopkins Park...

First ward alderman Bertrand Simpson listens to debate about outsourcing the city attorney and assistant city attorneys position Monday night at the regular meeting of the DeKalb City Council.

Legal options: Council votes to review proposals from outside contractors for city attorney

By Danny Ciamprone | April 25, 2011

DeKalb City Council voted Monday to view proposals from outside contractors to perform the services of city attorney. The council directed a Request for Proposal (RFP), which asks private contractors to perform services held by the city attorney. Norma...

Pam Verbic is the Third Ward Alderwoman for DeKalb.

Alderwoman discusses her love for NIU and DeKalb

By Jessica Wells | October 28, 2010

Alderwoman Pam Verbic works to keep the city of DeKalb in order as part of City Council, but her busy life includes much more than that.Third Ward Alderwoman Verbic was appointed by Mayor Kris Povlsen at the end of January to fill a vacant position on...

Special DeKalb City Council meeting addresses budget

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | October 28, 2010

The DeKalb City Council met Thursday night for a special meeting to address the restructuring of city debt and refinancing of city bonds. The purpose of the restructuring is to provide some relief in fiscal year 2011, to level off debt service from $1.4...