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Public Comment Period Opened for Springbrook Water Treatment Plant Permit

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) has issued a draft five-year permit for the Naperville Water Utility’s Springbrook Water Reclamation Center. This permit, which is part of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), outlines the standards, limits and conditions the utility must meet to discharge wastewater effluent from the treatment plant into the Lower DuPage River.

As part of the permit issuance process, a public comment period is taking place from October 21 to November 21, 2016. Those who wish to comment on the permit can do so by mailing or hand-delivering comments to the following address:

Illinois EPA
Division of Water Pollution Control
Permit Section
1021 North Grand Avenue East
Post Office Box 19276
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276

The draft permit can be viewed online at or in person at the City Clerk’s Office at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. Those with general questions about what is contained in the permit can contact Water Utility Director Jim Holzapfel at (630) 305-5320.

October Meeting Provided Insights on COD

Thanks to Dr. Ann Rondeau for providing us with a straightforward and insightful look at College of DuPage, including its successes and challenges. You can download Dr Rondeau's presentation, as well as the information we discussed regarding proposed changes to the Naperville Sign Ordinance.

A big thanks to Mike Baum of Baum Property Management for providing the refreshments during coffee and networking. You can reach out to Mike at or call him at 630-270-1825 for help with your association management needs.

Thanks to everyone for spending part of their Staurday morning with us!

Seniors Can Get Help Raking Leaves

New this year –Leaf raking assistance for Naperville Seniors!
The Senior Services Task Force of Naperville in collaboration with the Boy Scouts of the Indian Prairie and Thunderbird districts have organized a leaf raking program to assist Naperville senior citizens needing help removing fallen leaves.

The program is designed to coincide with the City of Naperville’s bulk leaf collection which begins on October 17th. There are a limited number of slots available. For further information and appointments please contact the Senior Help Desk after October 10th at 630-848-3613 weekdays during the hours 11am – 2pm.

Missed Our Election Forums? You can Stream Them Now!

The NAHC Fall 2016 election Forums are available for viewing (online streaming) on the City of Naperville's website.

The September 19th discussion between Kevin Coyne, Rachel Ossyra, Greg Higgins and Rick Tarulis on the pros and cons of township services consolidation can be found at

The October 3rd forum featuring DuPage County District 5 candidates Janice Marie Anderson, Jim Healy, Regina Brent, and Tony Michelassi can be viewed at

Thanks to all of our forum panelists and to audience members for some great questions

Founded in 1979, the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation believes in connecting people to what matters most - each other, neighbor to neighbor.

The Confederation serves our community by providing the means to foster communication between member associations, homeowners, and government officials. Through this communication, networking, and neighbors- helping-neighbors, the Confederation is the vehicle through which we, as homeowners and residents, can stay abreast of community's affairs and generate a positive influence on our area’s future.

Read more and learn about becoming part of Naperville's Neighborhood Solution!

Who We Are:

  • A knowledge resource, covering topics of interest to our members and their neighborhoods. We seek out and share information on issues and developments, events, association governance, and property management and maintenance.
  • An advocate for homeowners; voicing community concerns through Public Position statements, advisory groups, and liaison committees.
  • A stage where speakers address what is important to our member associations and Naperville area residents.
  • A conduit bringing government to the people. Our meetings create dialogue opportunities with community leaders.
  • A facilitator of educational, non-partisan forums on issues, referenda and candidates.

  • What We Do:

    “As elected officials, we have to understand and respond to the needs of our constituents. The NAHC is a vital link between the City Council and the community, both in providing residents with important City information as well as allowing us to hear what is on residents’ minds. By working together, we make Naperville the best place to both live and do business.”
    Steve Chirico, Mayor, City of Naperville

    "For the Naperville Park District, the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation is an important partner in our success. The NAHC has become an increasingly vital conduit to communicate with residents about our programs and events, and their committed efforts in helping us to reach our constituents is invaluable."
    Ray McGury, Executive Director, Naperville Park District

    "The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation brings people together to be heard and to listen. It is a dynamic buffer between assumptions and possibilities allowing information to be considered and relationships to flourish. It is a place where trust is built, where leaders develop and friendships are formed. Any community worth living in is worth doing something for. Join your homeowner’s association. Come to an NAHC meeting. Get involved. You make a difference!"."
    MaryLou Wehrli, Commissioner, DuPage Forest Preserve District

    "The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation allows the Fire Department to communicate and receive feedback from the residential customers and stakeholders that the Fire Department serves. The residential population is our largest customer and the NAHC serves as a link to a vast majority of our citizens which has proven very effective in promoting messages related to safety and health throughout Naperville"
    Chief Mark J. Puknaitis, Naperville Fire Department

    "The NAHC is a valuable partnership between City staff and residents. Through the confederation’s proactive efforts, city staff is kept apprised of important concerns and can connect us with residents to better share our work and City information. We appreciate the partnership of the NAHC and consider it an important part of our success as a community."
    Doug Krieger, Naperville City Manager

    Become Part of Our Neighborhood Solution!

    If you or your association are not members of the NAHC, joining is easy!
    Click Here to download a membership application. NAHC Membership and Associate Membership is available to Homeowners and Homeowner, Condominium, and Tenant Associations in the Naperville area.
    For more information on joining the NAHC, please see our by-laws.

    Want to Know More?
    Contact the Confederation at:

    Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation, Inc.
    PO Box 5245
    Naperville, Illinois 60567-5245

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