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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Final Leaf Pickup Will Occur December 9, 2019

The Municipal Services Department will be conducting the final leaf pickup the week of Monday December 9th, with one last round within the Village that week. All leaves must be placed out to the curb by Sunday, December 8th.

Any leaves placed to the curb a...

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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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Community News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Select Carts and Register for the New Refuse & Recycling Program

Village Trustees have awarded a 5-year residential waste and recycling contract to Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), beginning in January 2020.

Following feedback from a resident survey in 2018, the Village prioritized the elimination of blue bags. Reside...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

WSPD Arrest

WSPD arrested a local resident for possession of heroin with intent to deliver.

You can read the press release here .

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Sergeant Retirement and Promotion Announcement

The WSPD announces the retirement of Sergeant Joseph O'Rourke after 29 years of distinguished service, and the promotion of Officer Dean Harrison. 

Read the press release here

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

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

News Flash

Posted on: November 26, 2019

2020 Winter/Spring Program Registration

Resident online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, December 6. Mail-in, fax or drop off registrations are due Thursday, December 5, by 4:30 p.m.  See flyer for complete information.

2020 Winter/Spring Registration Flyer... Recreation
Posted on: November 7, 2019

The 2020 Winter/Spring Brochure is Now Available Online!

Resident online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, December 6. Mail-in, fax or drop off registrations are due Thursday, December 5, by 4:30 p.m. The random registration process will happen simultaneously with the online registration process begin...

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2020 Winter/Spring Brochure Recreation

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - On-Street Parking and Leaf Pick-Up

The contractor has completed the majority of asphalt resurfacing work in the project areas (39th, Johnson, Grand, Howard, Dierks and Maple). On-street parking is now available and leaves can be moved to the curb line as usual for pick-up. The contractor w...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 17, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Scheduled Paving Date and Leaf Pick-Up Restrictions

The contractor is scheduled to begin paving all streets within the project area on Tuesday, November 19th, weather permitting. Paving is expected to be completed at the end of the week. Public Works crews are scheduled to remove all leaves on the roadway ...

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Project Page and List of Roadways Being Paved Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - Brick Driveway Repairs and Remaining Concrete Work on Lawn Avenue

The landscaping subcontractor is scheduled to arrive on Clausen Avenue (41st to Ogden) and Lawn Avenue (47th to Elm) to repair all affected brick driveway aprons tomorrow, weather permitting. The subcontractor will knock on your door before they start the...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 8, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Patching Complete, Paving Schedule and Possible Saturday Work

The contractor has completed base patching for all streets in the project area. The contractor and Village staff are reviewing the forecast to determine the best date to install the asphalt pavement and driveway repairs. Typically, temperatures above free...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 5, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - Lawn Avenue West Lane and Sodding Schedule

Lawn Avenue (47th - Elm) West Lane

The contractor is scheduled to open the majority of the west lane of Lawn Avenue tomorrow morning, pending concrete testing. Most of the west lane was poured 7 days ago and the testing results are trending for the concret...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 1, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - General Update 11/1/2019

The contractor is on schedule to complete pouring the west lane of Lawn Avenue (47th to Burlington) today, weather permitting. The west lane and driveways will remain closed to the public for 7-10 days as the concrete cures. Please do not drive on the wes...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 25, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Clausen Avenue West Lane Opening 10/26/19

The west lane of Clausen Avenue is scheduled to be re-opened for use tomorrow morning, weather permitting. Please wait until all barricades are removed from the roadway before driving on the west lane. The contractor will also be street sweeping the roadw...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 24, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Asphalt Grinding Begins 10/28/19

The majority of concrete items have been installed for this project. The concrete will continue curing until it is strong enough to sustain the weight of a vehicle. Please do not drive any vehicles over the new concrete unless the barricades have been rem...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Leaf Pick-Up During Roadway Projects

2019 Roadway Improvements (Clausen/Lawn Concrete Reconstructions)

Residents should pile all leaves in the Village parkway for the time being. The Village parkway exists between the curb and the sidewalk, in between the parkway trees. The Public Works depar...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 18, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Project Update 10/18/19

The contractor will complete the replacement of concrete driveways, curb/gutters and sidewalks today, weather permitting. The concrete will areas will remain closed for 7-10 days for curing. Applying an excessive load, like a vehicle, to uncured concrete ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 18, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - General Update 10/18/2019

Clausen Avenue

The contractor is on schedule to complete pouring the west lane of Clausen Avenue today, weather permitting. The west lane and driveways will remain closed to the public for 7-10 days as the concrete cures. Please do not drive on the west la...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 15, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - Lawn Avenue East Lane Concrete Testing Results

Update 10/15/19 - 4:00PM: The east side of Lawn Avenue will be opened in the next hour. Access to the east lane  of Lawn will be available from Lawn Avenue (southbound). Currently, access to the east lane of Lawn is not available from 47th. The c...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 14, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - Update on Lawn Avenue East Lane Re-Opening and West Lane Start Date

The Village and the contractor are still awaiting concrete testing results for the east lane of Lawn Avenue. The east lane of Lawn Avenue is scheduled to be re-opened for public use tomorrow, pending the results. The west lane of Lawn Avenue (47th to Elm)...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 9, 2019

2019 Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Update and Temporary Parking Locations

The contractor has begun saw cutting all areas that concrete replacement will be occurring (i.e. curbs, gutters, street patches and certain driveway aprons). They are scheduled to begin removing and replacing the concrete items on October 14, 2019, weathe...

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Temporary On-Street Parking Locations Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 9, 2019

2019 Roadway Improvements - Lawn Avenue (47th to Elm) West Lane Start Date

The west lane of Lawn Avenue (47th to Elm) is tentatively scheduled to be removed on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The actual start date heavily depends on the concrete testing results from the east lane. Tests results for the east lane will be received on O...

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Road Construction Projects