Posted on: September 29, 2017

2017 Styrofoam Collection Pilot Program

Beginning October 7th, the Village of Western Springs, with the Green Team of The First Congregational Church of Western Springs, and Dart Container Corporation will hold a 6 month pilot program for Styrofoam collection at the Grand Avenue Community Cente...

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Community News

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Trick or Treat hours and Safety Tips

The Western Springs Police Department encourages parents of trick-or-treaters to follow the Safe Trick or Treating guidelines. Have a fun and safe Halloween! 

Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Crossing Guard

The Village of Western Springs is currently seeking to fill two (2) Part- Time positions of Crossing Guard with the Department of Law Enforcement Services. This is a part-time, temporary position (from August through early June) working approximately 30 m...

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Law Enforcement Services

Posted on: October 16, 2017

October 14, 2017 Rainfall Data

On October 14, 2017 the Village experienced a significant storm event. The National Weather Services reported October 14 as the "wettest October day on record", and several communities in Cook County received rainfall exceeding seven inches in a...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Targeted Hydrant Flushing on October 24th in Portions of Ridgewood

The Municipal Services Department will be conducting targeted hydrant flushing in the Ridgewood subdivision on October 24, 2017 in cul-de-sacs and "dead end" sections of the distribution main.  The purpose of the flushing is to help imp...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: September 29, 2017

2017 Fall Leaf Removal Program

The Public Works Department needs your help to insure that leaf pickup occurs in a timely manner. Please avoid parking on the street from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is imperative that ONLY leaves be raked into the gutter. NO BRANCHES, LAWN CLIPPINGS, FLOWERS ...

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Municipal Services

Posted on: September 26, 2017

Mark your calendars for the Rec Dept's Annual Halloween Hoopla-Thursday, October 26!

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST HALLOWEEN PARTIES AROUND! Treat your kids, yourself, friends, and family to an evening of spook-tacular Halloween fun. It begins with games of chance for one and all to win Halloween treats and small prizes. Dare to walk through...

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Flyer... Recreation

Posted on: September 26, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Parkway Restoration Update

Harvey/Howard Avenue

The landscaper will begin restoring the parkways with sod tomorrow, September 27, weather permitting. The roadway will remain open for public use but please be cautious when driving near construction crews and their vehicles. The lands...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 11, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Re-open/Parkway Regrading

Fair Elms Avenue

The west lane of Fair Elms Avenue and adjacent driveways will be reopened today for public use. The contractor will begin the restoration of the parkway within the next few weeks. 

Harvey Avenue

The contractor has begun regrading th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 7, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Asphalt Driveway Aprons

The subcontractor is planning to repair all  west side asphalt driveway aprons on Howard Avenue and Harvey Avenue, on Monday, September 11, weather permitting. They will also be repairing all asphalt driveway aprons on Fair Elms Avenue. Please ex...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lane Update

The contractor elected to begin work on Howard Avenue yesterday instead of Harvey Avenue. This decision was due to some private work being done in the area of Harvey Avenue that would have made access difficult for both parties. The contractor is planning...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 3, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Concrete Pour

East Lane Completion

The contractor is scheduled to begin pouring concrete at Harvey Avenue and 39th Street tomorrow, August 4th, weather permitting. They will move to Howard Avenue once they complete Harvey. The contractor has been allowed to begin work a...

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Road Construction Projects

Posted on: October 13, 2017

Review of October 12th Public Meeting

Staff would like to thank everyone for attending the meeting last night and providing your comments and input. We relies on the participation demonstrated last night when moving forward with a project of this size and scope. The FAQ will be an evolving do...

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Rose/Garden Water Services Project