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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Crown Castle Permit Application Received

The Village has received a small cell wireless facility permit application from Crown Castle Fiber LLC. You can view it here

Update 07/21/22: The Village's response to the 5G permit application can be found at the following link: Permit Response...

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5G News and Permit Applications

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Project update 1/11/2023

AT&T's contractor has advised the Village they intend to complete pavement sawcutting work tomorrow (1/12) on Elm Street. The work will occur at several locations on Elm Street between Central Ave and Lawn Ave. Over the next couple of weeks t...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Central Ave - unanticipated water outage

While performing sewer replacement work earlier this morning a water service line was accidentally damaged. The water main on Central Avenue between Burlington and 47th Street had to be shutdown so the water service line could be repaired. We apologize fo...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: November 11, 2022

Sanitary Sewer work on Central Ave starting 11/15

The Contractor advised they expect to start sanitary sewer repairs on Central Avenue starting Tuesday, November 15. For additional information about the work, please read the construction notice here: Sanitary Sewer Construction Notice 2022-11-11

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Central Avenue Project Update 11/1/22

Work on the Central Avenue Reconstruction and Storm Water Improvements project is still in the early stages of construction.  There are several utilities that are in the process of being relocated and have impacted the project’s schedul...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: September 1, 2022

**Updated** Central Avenue Project Update 9/1/22

Due to scheduling issues, the tree removal work discussed in the prior project update has not yet begun. Earlier this afternoon the Contractor informed the Village that they expect to begin tree removal work tomorrow on 47th Street, however the Contractor...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Central Avenue Project Update 8/17/22

AT&T adjustment work continues and it appears to be nearing completion. The Contractor has completed utility potholing on 47th Street and is currently working on Central Avenue to locate existing utilities.

Tree Removals to Begin Next Week

The Contracto...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Central Avenue Project Update 8/10/22

AT&T's contractor is continuing to work on adjusting their facilities on Central Avenue. The Village project Contractor Berger Excavating has indicated they expect to be on site Thursday with a small crew and a vactor truck doing exploratory ...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: July 28, 2022

AT&T work continues - utility potholing may begin next week

AT&T's contractor continues to work on adjusting their facilities on Central Avenue. Separately, the Village was advised by the project contractor Berger Excavating that they intend to be on site doing utility potholing work next week. This w...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: July 7, 2022

Open House Documents & 7/7/22 Project Update

Thank you to those who attended the project open house last Tuesday evening. If you were unable to attend the open house please find copies of the exhibits and the take home flyer at the below links:

6-28-22 Open House Take Home Flyer

6-28-22 Open House Mee...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Central Avenue Project Open House June 28th

The Central Avenue reconstruction and sewer separation project is expected to start construction this summer. An exact start date is not known at this time however it could begin as early as next month. The Village is hosting a project open house on June ...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Save the date! Central Avenue Project open house June 28th

Save the date! The Village will be hosting a project open house on June 28, 2022, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will be located in Spring Rock park at the pavilion located just west of the Elm Street park parking lot. A formal invite with additional detai...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction
Posted on: May 10, 2022

ComEd Utility Pole Work - Central & Elm

A ComEd contractor has started work installing new power poles on Central Avenue. These new poles will replace several existing power poles on Central Avenue that are in conflict with the proposed Central Avenue Improvements. Five poles on Central Avenue ...

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Central Avenue Reconstruction

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Stormwater Utility Fee Lookup Map

SWU Map

The Village created an interactive Stormwater Utility Fee (SWU) Lookup Map  that allows the public to search an address and view the estimated monthly fee that will be applied to that property*. The map includes visual data on what is considered ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Holiday Light Collection

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Holiday light recycling is now available in the Village Hall lobby, Thomas Ford Library, and at Village True Value Hardware. Residents can bring unwanted strings of lights and leave them in the collection boxes at any location until January 31. Please do ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Capital Infrastructure Plan

Infrastructure

The Capital Infrastructure Plan will be a comprehensive review of all Village infrastructure to estimate project costs and prioritization for capital projects. Capital projects are identified as projects that improve on the Village’s infrastructure (i.e. ...

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Capital Infrastructure Plan Community News
Posted on: January 17, 2023

January/February Issue of Tower Topics

Tower Topics

The January/February issue of Tower Topics is available online and will be mailed to residents this week. You can read it online here

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Community News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Tollway Pedestrian Bridge Opens, Connecting Hinsdale and Western Springs

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From the Illinois Tollway:

New Tri-State Tollway Pedestrian Bridge Opens for Hinsdale and Western Springs

Officials from the Illinois Tollway, Western Springs and Hinsdale announced that walkers, runners and bikers will have access to the new Central Tri-St...

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Community News
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Metra Launches Train Tracking Website

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Metra has announced the rollout of metratracker.com, a new train-tracking website that allows riders see specific train locations and arrival times. 

Read the Metra press release here or below: 

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Community News
Posted on: January 5, 2023

County Extends 1st Tax Installment Due Date to April 3, 2023

Cook County

The Cook County Treasurer's Office has delayed the first installment of property taxes by one month, to Monday, April 3. 

You can read the press release here, or below: 

For more information, visit cookcountytreasurer.com

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

WSFD Launches "File of LIFE" Program

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The Department of Fire & EMS recently launched a File of LIFE program, which allows residents to communicate important medical information with emergency responders, even if they're unresponsive.

Read the press release here or below: ...

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Fire & EMS
Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Smoke Detector Law in Illinois

A new law regarding smoke detectors has been passed in Illinois. The new law requires Illinois residents to replace their smoke detectors with the type that has a long-term, 10-year sealed battery.

By the end of 2022, single and multi-family homes that are...

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Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Fire & EMS

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

From the President, a newsletter from Alice Gallagher

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In this issue of "From the President," President Gallagher reviews items from the January 23 Board meeting, including updates on the Capital Infrastructure Plan, the proposed Stormwater Utility, and more!

Read the current issue here. 

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From the Village President

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Capital Infrastructure Plan

Infrastructure

The Capital Infrastructure Plan will be a comprehensive review of all Village infrastructure to estimate project costs and prioritization for capital projects. Capital projects are identified as projects that improve on the Village’s infrastructure (i.e. ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

2022 Flagg Creek Outfall Rehabilitation Project Complete

The Village completed the 2022 Flagg Creek Outfall Rehabilitation project at the end of December and has finished year two of the five year project program to rehabilitate storm outfalls along Flagg Creek. Before and after photos of the rehabilitation wor...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: December 20, 2022

Spring Rock Park Watermain Replacement Project

The Village will be replacing the watermain running through Spring Rock Park from Burlington Avenue near the elevated tank, south to 47th Street. Work will include the replacement and re-alignment of the watermain through the park and the installation of ...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District Operations Report

DVMAD

The Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has issued its 2022 Operations Report. Read it here

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Municipal Services
Posted on: December 8, 2022

ComED Tree Trimming - January 2023

ComEd has notified the Village that it intends to conduct tree trimming and vegetation management around utility lines located in the Old Town North subdivision through the end of January. Residents should receive a postcard and notification letter from C...

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