News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Census Data Report Update

Census Report Update

Western Springs continues to have the #1 Census 2020 response rate in Lyons Township.

In early April, every home should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Responses for each household can be made in one of th...

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Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Scheduled for Tonight (8/5/20) - Des plaines Valley MAD

The Village received notification this morning that the Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting adult mosquito control operations  in Western Springs tonight, 8/5/2020, between the hours of 8:00 PM and midnight, weather p...

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Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) today issued guidance for bars, fitness clubs, personal care businesses, and other gathering places to respond to a new surge in COVID-19 cases, particula...

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Community News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

The Grand/Burlington Electric Vehicle Charging Station Is Now Online

The Village is excited to announce that the new electric vehicle station at the northwest corner of Burlington Avenue and Central Avenue is live for public use. The ChargePoint station is classified as a Level 2 commercial station which has the ability to...

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Community News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Clausen Avenue Roadway Improvement Project

Prospect Ave

The 2020 Clausen Avenue Roadway and Water Main Improvement project is scheduled to begin on July 29, 2020 weather permitting. The project includes the installation of a new 8” water main, concrete reconstruction of the roadway, and Americans wit...

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Community News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Board Meeting Statements from President Gallagher Now Online

Residents can now read statements delivered by President Gallagher at the Board meetings, on the Village website. 

Go to: https://wsprings.com/573/Presidents-Statements-to-the-Board to read the most recent public health statement from the July 27 ...

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Community News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Prospect Avenue Catalpa Tree: Resident Open House on August 5

The Village has received numerous inquiries related to the proposed removal of the Northern Catalpa tree on the corner of Prospect Avenue and Reid Street in relation to the 2020 Prospect Avenue Improvements Project. The tree in question is planned for rem...

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Community News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Community Blood Drives on August 20

Two local hospitals will be holding Blood Drives on Thursday, August 20

La Grange: 

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, August 20 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. Donations will take place in the mobile...

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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: July 23, 2020

It's Not Too Early to Register to Vote & Request a Mail-in Ballot

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

According to the Cook County Clerk’s Office, due to COVID-19 all 2020 General Election voters are encouraged to cast a ballot ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Prospect Avenue Project Begins June 22

Prospect Ave

The 2020 Prospect Avenue Improvement project is scheduled to begin on June 22, 2020, weather permitting. The project includes the installation of a new storm sewer, concrete reconstruction of the roadway, green infrastructure improvements, and Americans w...

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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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Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Vehicle Sticker Renewal - deadline for no penalty is May 30

Using the information received in the mail in March, residents can purchase stickers online. Residents can also complete the fillable PDF forms (for vehicle stickers and pet licenses ) print and return them with payment to Village Hall, by mail, or using ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Reminder: Construction/Lawn Equipment and Excessive Noise Guidelines

As the weather improves and many residents continue to be at home more than usual, please be a good neighbor and adhere to the following noise guidelines:

Construction and Lawn Equipment: 

The Village limits the use of heavy construction and lawn m...

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Community News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Garden Mulch No Longer Available

The Village’s mulch program has concluded for the 2020 season. 

Questions can be directed to Municipal Services at 708-246-1800, ext. 200.

 

Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Census 2020 - it's not too late!

It’s not too late - there’s still time to be counted!

Western Springs has the #1 Census 2020 response rate in Lyons Township, but if your household is one of the 20% that has not yet responded, there’s still time! 

In ...

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Community News

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

President's Corner, July/August: A Look Back at 2020

President Gallagher takes a look back at the first half of 2020. Read the July/August edition of President’s Corner

Previous editions can be found at: http://www.wsprings.com/483/Presidents-Corner 

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From the Village President

News Flash

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Bike Safety for Children

Bike Safety 2020

Join WSPD for an hour-long interactive bike safety presentation for 5-8 year old children. Topics include road signage, helmet safety, road safety, signaling, and proper bike sizing. 

Please have your child bring a face covering and a water bottle...

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Join the Neighbors by Ring App

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The Western Springs Police Detective Division is excited to be joining the Neighbors by Ring app to reduce crime in our community. The Neighbors by Ring app also allows the user to see ’something share, something’ directly with Western...

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2020

NPDES: Long Term Control Plan Annual Update Now Online

The Village’s annual reporting update for its Long Term Control Plan for the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit is now updated and online for download. You can find the updated annual report at the link below.

Long Te...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
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: July 13, 2020

Updated Harvest Tennis Schedule

The Harvest Tennis Schedule has been updated and registration is now open.  Harvest Tennis runs from August 10-28.

There are still a few spots available for Late Summer Tennis, which begins July 20th.

Additional Info... Recreation

News Flash

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
Posted on: July 23, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - East Lane Reconstruction Tentative Start Date

The contractor has completed the installation of the new storm sewer and repairs to the combined sewer main. They will be on-site next week to perform reconstructions and adjustments to sewer structures, saw cut the roadway and install fencing for tree pr...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 13, 2020

2020 Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Asphalt Grinding Schedul

The general contractor is scheduled to begin grinding 40th Street and Willow Street on July 15th, weather permitting. Residents will retain access to driveways during the majority of the grinding process, unless the contractor is working in front of your ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 13, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Emergency Water Shut-Off on 7/13/2020

The contractor has damaged the existing water main on Prospect Avenue near Reid. The contractor and Public Works are in the process of repairing the damages but water service on Prospect Avenue will unavailable until they are complete. Water service will ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2020 Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Construction Update 7/2/2020

The contractor began removing and replacing curb/gutter, affected driveway aprons and sidewalks last week. They are scheduled to complete the remaining concrete work early next week. Next, they will begin adjusting all sewer structures in the area to allo...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Construction Update 7/2/2020

The contractor completed the installation of multiple storm sewer structures at Hillgrove and Prospect earlier this week. They are currently in the process of installing the new storm sewer along the east side of Prospect Avenue. They have suffered a few ...

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Road Construction Projects