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T.J. Moore, director of public works, discussed updating security at City Hall during a City Council meeting in February 2014.

Public Works Director Moore leaving DeKalb

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2015

Public Works Director T.J. Moore is leaving DeKalb for a position in Hanover Park.Moore has served as director of Public works for four years, according to a city news release.A search to replace Moore will begin immediately, according to the city.Moore...

A DeKalb city snowplow clears snow and spreads salt along Lincoln Highway near the DeKalb Police station Wednesday after heavy snowfall.

Snowy weather leads to rising costs for city

By Lark Lewis | January 23, 2014

Bad weather may be more than just an inconvenience; time, work and money goes into making sure the city runs in times of heavy snow and ice.According to news channel KFVS, Illinois spent $12.3 million on labor, equipment and road salt for the bad weather...

Mayor John Rey hands city manager Mark Biernacki a certificate of appreciation for his years served as city manager at Mondays City Council meeting.

City Council to update airport’s communications system

By Ali Combs | June 14, 2013

City Council approved the purchase of fiber optics to be used to update the current communications system at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport at Monday’s meeting. Public Works Director T.J. Moore said the current communications system is “antiquated”...

New police station faces redesigns

By Brooke Shinberg | November 7, 2012

The new DeKalb police station is starting to take a new shape because of recent redesigns. The police station is being built on 700 W. Lincoln Highway. However, the original blueprint included more resources than are currently being included. Resources...