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Yorkville Mayor John Purcell. (file photo; WSPYnews.com photo by Tyler Bachman)

The city of Yorkville is working toward developing plans for both a new public works facility and the potential relocation of the city's police department to the Kendall County Public Safety Center or another site.

Yorkville City Administrator Bart Olson told WSPY in January that the current public works facility, built in 1976, is falling apart. That facility change and a change to move the police station out of city hall, where space is used up, are on the horizon.

In an update at the Yorkville City Council meeting this week, Yorkville Mayor John Purcell said city officials have been meeting with engineers and architects about plans for Public Works.

Purcell also spoke about the police station.

If Yorkville were to move to the public safety center on John St., the idea would be for a new wing to be constructed at the facility that adjoins the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.

Both Yorkville and Kendall County are expected to have further discussion about the idea. Each have indicated interest.