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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Full Board Packet

The full Board packet for the September 28th meeting has been uploaded to our website and can be accessed here.

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Census 2020 - Last Chance to be Counted!

It’s not too late - there’s still time to be counted! Responses must be submitted by the end of the day on September 30.

Western Springs has the #1 Census response rate in Lyons Township, but if your household is one of the 12% in our Village that has not ...

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Community News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Register to Vote!

Now is the time to make sure you are registered to vote, and to request a ballot for the General Election on November 3.

For information about voting in Illinois, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

Register to vote directly online, and req...

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Community News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins September 28

Hydrant flushing is anticipated to begin on September 28 and continue through October 2, between the hours of 8 am to 4 pm, and will include only the following areas: Old Town South, Ridge Acres, Garden Market, Fairview Estates, Lyons Township HS, Springd...

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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

47th Street Resurfacing by IDOT

On September 14, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin a resurfacing project on 47th Street, from County Line Road through Western Springs. One lane in each direction will be maintained during construction, with full road re-opening anticip...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Styrofoam Recycling Resumes in October

Monthly Styrofoam collection will resume the first Saturday in October, at the Recreation Center, from 9 am - 12 noon.

The Green Team will accept separated clean, dry, block foam, and food containers.
No shiny non-rip foam or ‘peanuts’...

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Styrofoam Recycling Flyer Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Cook County Property Tax Appeal Webinars

The Cook County Board of Review is holding property tax assessment appeal webinars for residents seeking to appeal their 2020 property tax assessments.   

The webinars are free, and will be held:

  • Thursday, September 17, at 11:00 am & 6...
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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Help Cook County Improve Plainfield Road

If you travel on Plainfield Road or live nearby, Cook County wants to hear from you. The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways is conducting a study and gathering information from the community to evaluate future transportation needs along...

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Community News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Memorializing the Northern Catalpa "Keebler" Tree

*UPDATE*

Keebler Tree keepsakes, in the form of ~4”diameter wooden discs, will be available at Village Hall on Tuesday, September 1 beginning at 9 am. The discs will be available to residents, at no cost, in the main lobby of Village Hall, on a f...

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Community News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

COVID-19 Information Update

The Village would like to share information regarding case numbers in our area reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and contact tracing efforts by the Cook County Department of Public Health.

Data by Zip Code:

Some residents have expressed ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Rave Alert and Smart911 - Register today!

The Village has migrated from the Code Red emergency notification system, to Rave Alert and Smart911. Registration is required for anyone who lives/works in Western Springs, and users can customize the types of messages they’d like to receive. P...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Western Springs Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery

The Western Springs Police have made an arrest for aggravated battery. Read the press release here

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Block Party Applications On Hold Until Further Notice

Due to COVID-19 and current social restrictions in place by the State of Illinois, the Village will not be accepting or issuing any block party approvals at this time. Village staff will continue to monitor guidance from the State and its health organizat...

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Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2020

The 2020 Fall Brochure (October-November) is Now Available Online!

Our current Fall Brochure is now available for classes in October-November and online registration is now open.  You can mail registration forms to 1500 Walker St, Western Springs 60558 or drop off them in the locked Drop Box located to the right...

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2020 Fall Brochure (October-November) Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2020

2020 Prospect - West Lane Completion

The west lane of Prospect Avenue was installed today and will remain closed to public use while the concrete curing process takes place. Curing is a process that allows concrete to build in strength, over time. The full curing off concrete will take many ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 17, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Official East Lane Start Date (9/21/2020)

The contractor is officially scheduled to begin the east lane reconstruction on September 21, 2020, weather permitting. Residents on the east side of Clausen should have vehicles removed from your driveway by 7:00am on September 21st. The contractor will ...

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2020 Clausen Project - On-Street Parking Locations Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 11, 2020

2021 Grand Avenue Improvements Project - First Public Meeting Recording

On September 9, 2020, the Village hosted a public meeting for residents of Grand Avenue (Linden Circle to Lawn Drive) to discuss the 2021 Grand Avenue Improvements project. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce improvements to the roadway and implem...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 11, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Localized Water Service Interruption and Tentative East Lane Start Date

Phase I Progress and Localized Water Service Interruption 

The contractor is on schedule to complete all underground water and sewer infrastructure (Phase 1) work next week. On Monday, September 14th, the contractor is scheduled to make the final ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 9, 2020

2021 Roadway Program - Grand Avenue Public Meeting on Improvements and Green Infrastructure

The Village identified Grand Avenue, Lawn Drive to Linden Circle, as a concrete reconstruction project for 2021. A public meeting for the proposed Improvements to Grand Avenue will be held via Zoom Webinar on Wednesday Evening, September 9, 2020 from 6pm ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 4, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - West Lane Official Start Date (Updated 9/8/2020)

The contractor is officially scheduled to begin the removal of the west lane of Prospect Avenue on September 8, 2020, weather permitting. Residents with driveways on the west side of Prospect Avenue should have all vehicles removed by 7:00 am. Prospect St...

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2020 Prospect Avenue On-Street Parking Locations Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 1, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - East Lane Open for Public Use

The contractor is scheduled to open the east lane for public use by the end of the work day, today. The concrete has cured to the proper strength and vehicles can not travel on the new pavement. Please be mindful that portions of the the Walnut Street int...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 1, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Water Service Installations Today (No Planned Water Disruptions)

The contractor will begin working on water services today with no planned disruptions to service. They will be focusing primarily on homes with existing lead water services that have begun or completed replacing the remainder of their water services, priv...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 27, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - East Lane Completion and West Lane Estimated Start Date

The contractor is scheduled to complete the pouring of the east lane today. The concrete pavement will remain closed to public use while the curing process takes place. Curing is a process that allows concrete to build in strength, over time. The full cur...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 26, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Water Service Connections Schedule

The contractor has completed of the installation of the new 8" water main. Pressure testing and chlorination of the water main are occurring this week per Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) standards. The contractor is scheduled to begin...

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Lead in Drinking Water Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 13, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Construction Update 8/13/2020

The contractor is scheduled to pour the east side curb and gutter tomorrow, weather permitting. They will also begin pouring driveway aprons, which will continue into next week. The contractor will begin the removal of the east lane pavement immediately a...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 7, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Confirmed East Lane Start Date (8/10/2020)

The contractor has confirmed that the removal of the east lane will occur on August 10, 2020. Please see the link below of the previous update with more information on on-street parking and the golf cart service. 

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2020 Prospect Update - August 4th, 2020 Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 4, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - East Lane Start Date, On-Street Parking and Golf Cart Service

The contractor remains on schedule to begin the east lane reconstruction on August 10, 2020, weather permitting. Residents on the east side of Prospect should have vehicles removed from your driveway by 7:00am on August 10th. The contractor will begin the...

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Prospect Avenue On-Street Parking Locations Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 29, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Irrigation System Markings

All sprinkler heads located within the Village right-of-way should be marked by Monday, August 3rd. Please use marking paint or flags to mark sprinkler heads beginning 1’ behind the sidewalk on your side, and extending to the curb line. The Vill...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 27, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Official Start Date is July 29, 2020

The contractor is scheduled to begin the 2020 Clausen Avenue Water Main and Roadway Improvement Program on July 29, 2020, weather permitting. The first phase of the project will include the installation of the 8" water main on the east side of the ro...

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Road Construction Projects