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Public Works Department 

Phone: 847-853-7500 (7:00am - 3:00pm)
After-hours Emergency: 847-256-1200
Fax: 847-853-7705
711 Laramie Avenue
Wilmette, IL  60091
E-mail:  pubworks@wilmette.com

The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide quality service in an effective and timely manner, while maintaining high standards for the provision of safety, health and environment. In an effort to enrich the quality of life, we strive to preserve and improve the existing public infrastructure which contributes to the high standard of living and sense of community that Wilmette residents have become accustomed to and expect, thereby enhancing the overall character of the Village.

The organization consists of the Street Division, Forestry Division, Street Lighting Division, Water and Sewer Division, Vehicle Maintenance Division, and an Administrative Support Group. The various divisions within the department operate and maintain infrastructure and equipment for Wilmette’s public streets, street lighting, right-of-way landscape maintenance, forestry program, water distribution system, sewer collection system, refuse collection including yard waste and recycling collection, and the repair of vehicles and equipment. Each one of these services is provided by a capable, well-trained, dedicated staff, many of which have considerable tenure and experience.  These services include:
  • Resident inquiries/Customer Service and Dispatching
  • Parkway Tree Management and Landscaping
  • Street Sweeping and Street Patching
  • Water Main Maintenance and Repairs
  • Sanitary, Storm and Combined Sewer Maintenance and Repairs
  • Street Lighting Maintenance and Repairs
  • Contract Oversight for Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Pick-up
  • Street and Sidewalk Snow Removal Operations
  • Maintenance and Repair of all Village Vehicles
The Public Works Department normally operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  In the event of an emergency , residents should call the Wilmette Police Department’s non-emergency telephone number at 847-256-1200 and they will notify the Public Works on-call employee.

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NameAscending SortJob TitlePhoneContact
Lam, Guy Assistant Director of Public Works 847-853-7595 
Amoruso, Kate Management Assistant 847-853-7588 
Koelper, Marc Water/Sewer Superintendent 847-853-7584 
Kretsch, Ron Water/Sewer Supervisor 847-853-7582 
Bagel, Bill Water/Sewer Utility Technician/Crew Leader 847-853-7589 
Rindfleisch, Steven Street Supervisor 847-853-7581 
Fijalkowski, Robert Street Utility Technician/Crew Leader 847-853-7591 
Smith, Kurt Vehicle Maintenance Superintendent 847-853-7583 
Sorby, Kevin Forester 847-853-7600 
Kemppainen, John Forester 847-853-7587 
1200 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091
P. (847) 251-2700 F. (847) 853-7700
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