Council takes first look at latest long-term plan Posted in: News The Elgin City Council took a preliminary look last week at the latest form of the city’s Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (5YRCP), a long-term strategic plan focusing on major projects needed in the coming years. The 5YRCP does not authorize funds for the projects it lists, but it helps get the council on the same page about the city’s priorities and lets the public know about what the council’s priorities are for such projects, city manager Thomas Mattis said. Additionally, as circumstances change, the list and its priorities can change. There are no new projects on this plan that were not on ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!