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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Board Response to Resident Questions Posed on January 13, 2020

The Board of Trustees respond to questions posed at the January 13, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting. You can read the questions and responses here.

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Statement from President Gallagher

You can read it here, or watch the meeting here

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Senator Glowiak-Hilton Moves to Establish 5G Task Force

State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) introduced legislation to establish a task force to research the health effects of 5G infrastructure.

Senate Joint Resolution 55 would create the 5G Task Force to identify any possible health risks asso...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Planning and Zoning Committee Meeting

The Village Planning and Zoning Committee will meet on Friday, January 24 at 8:00 am, in the All Purpose Room on the lower level of Village Hall. Though the committee usually meets in the evening, this date and time was established to discuss a variety of...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 15, 2020

MCImetro Access Transmission Services - Permit Application #1 for Fiber Optic Cable Installation

** The Village of Western Springs is currently determining if the proposed permit for the installation of fiber optic cable within the Village is related to 5G cellular wireless. Additional information will be made available once it is received by the Vil...

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Small Cell Wireless Technology 5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ComED Permit Application: Work Task 16167192 - Pole Replacement and Approval

** Due to resident questions from the 01/13/20 Board meeting regarding ComED utility poles located in portions of Forest Hills, the Village is making the ComED permit application available for reference.**

** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORK DOES NOT RELATE TO A...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Crown Castle Permit Application #1 (withdrawn 1/8/20)

** THIS PERMIT APPLICATION WAS WITHDRAWN BY CROWN CASTLE FIBER LLC, AS OF 1/8/2020. **

Crown Castle Fiber LLC has submitted a permit application for the "Installation of a small wireless facility on an existing wood utility pole" within the Villa...

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Small Cell Wireless Technology 5G News and Permit Applications

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Central Avenue Traffic Speed Summary

At the 12/4/19 resident meeting, residents requested information on past traffic speed studies performed on Central Avenue.The Department of Law Enforcement completed three informal traffic speed collections on Central Avenue (Burlington to 47th) in 2018/...

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Central Avenue Traffic Speed Data 2018/2019 Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: January 27, 2020

12/05/2019 Public Meeting Questions/Comments and Village Responses

Residents of Central Avenue and Elm Avenue met with Village staff on December 5, 2019 to discuss the preliminary design of the Central Avenue Reconstruction and Stormwater Improvements Project. The purpose of the meeting was to review the scope of the pro...

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12/05/2019 Central Avenue Public Meeting Question Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: January 17, 2020

01-17-20: Project Update and Resident Comments

Project Update Letter and Report to Village BoardA project update letter was placed in the mail on 01/17/20 to residents inside the project area on Central Avenue and Elm Street providing an update on the project status through December 2019. A brief pres...

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Additional Info... Central Avenue Reconstruction

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Scheduled Maintenance on Well #4

Well #4 is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance, beginning the week of January 13, 2020. While initially planned after Well #5 was brought online in late spring, the Board has determined that the prudent course of action is to bring Well #4 offline fo...

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Community News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Information on 5G Small Cell Wireless Technology

The Village has issued a statement to provide more information on small cell wireless technology in Western Springs. You can read it here and on the 5G page of the website, at: http://www.wsprings.com/5G .

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Community News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

BNSF Project to Reduce Sidewalk Access on Hillgrove Avenue

Hillgrove Ave Western Springs

The BNSF railroad bridge reconstruction project is underway. Following tree removal, temporary fencing will be installed along the limits of the temporary easement on Hillgrove Avenue. This will eliminate access to most of the sidewalk along Hillgrove Ave...

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Community News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Recycle Strands of Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights Recycling

The Green Team will once again be collecting and recycling strands of holiday lights at three convenient locations: Village Hall, Village True Value Hardware, and the Thomas Ford Memorial Library. The collection boxes will be available 11/22/19 - 1/31/20....

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

DC Gallagher Wins Instructor of the Year Award

DC Patrick Gallagher

DC Patrick Gallagher, of the Western Springs Department of Fire & EMS, has been awarded the Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors’ 2019 Award for Instructor of the Year. You can learn more in a press release here.

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Fire & EMS

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Three Project Schedule

This week should see the well treatment complete. Suez will transport the well derrick, column pipe, pump assembly, and rebuilt Byron-Jackson motor to the well house. The motor and pump assembly will be set and Suez will begin putting the column pipe back...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Two Project Schedule

This week Suez will be bringing the equipment required to brush the well casing and begin treating the well with a chlorine dioxide solution to assist with iron and iron bacteria buildup. Suez Technicians are required to take a three-day company mandated ...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week One Project Schedule

Well 4 maintenance

Well #4 is undergoing routine maintenance, beginning the week of January 13, 2020. While initially planned after Well #5 was brought online in late spring, the Board has determined that the prudent course of action is to bring Well #4 offline for maintena...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: December 17, 2019

ComED Vegetation Management - Ridgeacres

ComED Tree Trimming Postcard

ComED will be conducting vegetation management in the Ridgeacres subdivision..  Work is anticipated to take place within the next three months. Resident should recieve a postcard in the mail prior to ComED work commencing. Questions regarding the...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Nicor Main Installations - Forest Hills

Nicor 2019

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the Forest Hills area the community.

Work will include directional boring for new gas mains and connections to residential services. In some cases Nicor and its crew...

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Recreation Dept Invites You to our Valentine's Day Sweetheart Dance on February 9

Make a date with your favorite little sweetheart! This is a wonderful dance for parents to make their children feel extra special for Valentine’s Day.  Dad (or Grandpa) brings daughter, Mom (or Grandma) brings son for an afternoon fille...

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2020 Little Sweetheard Dance Flyer Recreation
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Western Springs Recreation - Girls Winter Lacrosse Starting Soon!

Hey Girls! Winter lacrosse is a perfect way to keep your skills intact between Fall and Spring, or to try the sport for the first time. Winter Camps & Clinics are designed for Kindergarten-8th graders of all experience levels.
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Register online... Recreation

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