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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Crime Alert - September 26, 2022

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The WSPD has issued a Crime Alert after a residential burglary earlier today. Read it here or below: 

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Police Department
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Hydrant Flushing Begins September 20

Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant flushing will begin Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The purpose of this procedure is to ensure there is adequate water pressure to the fire hydrants. The flushing will be done from 8 am to 4 pm on weekdays. 

Residents may notice discoloration...

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Community News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Village Celebrates Bike Path Grand Opening

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The Village celebrated the official opening of the bike path on Wolf Road alongside Bemis Woods on Monday, September 26.

Read the press release here, and below:

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Community News
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 September 12 Board meeting. including the Downtown Streetscape Improvement Plan. Also: the Infrastructure Sales Tax Referendum, WSBA's Fall Festival, the ...

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From the Village President
Posted on: August 4, 2022

November Referendum: Non Home Rule Sales Tax for Infrastructure Funding

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The Village is considering several consistent funding sources to support capital infrastructure projects. One option available to the Village, if approved by referendum, is a non-home rule infrastructure sales tax of up to 1% on tangible goods and prepare...

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Community News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Stormwater Utility Fee Study - Phase I Presentation

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Stormwater Utility Fee Study – Phase I Presentation  

Last year, the Finance and Public Works & Water Committees met jointly to review unfunded capital infrastructure projects. An estimated $30 million in critical stormwater related projects w...

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Community News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

*New* An Interactive Urban Forest Management Hub Site

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The Municipal Services Department is pleased to introduce a new, interactive Urban Forest Management Plan platform, created in-house and built on ESRI’s ArcGIS Hub. This new site is the first of several ongoing initiatives from the Village&r...

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Community News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Director of Finance/Treasurer Announcement

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Community News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

WSPD Lateral Police Officer Recruitment

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The Western Springs Police Department is recruiting lateral police officers. The information package and online application is available here, and also on the Village's employment page at: https://wsprings.com/500/Employment.

Applications must be ...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Wolf Road Rehabilitation Project - Change in Schedule

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August update: The work stoppage has been resolved and the Village is awaiting an updated construction schedule from the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways. Part of the project may proceed this year, but the majority is likely to be del...

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