Stormwater Utility Fee Billing Delayed to Quarter Two for Multi-Family and Non-Residential Properties.
Non-single family residential properties including commercial properties, multi-family properties, houses of worship, and private educational institutions will be assessed the Stormwater Utility fee beginning in the second quarter of 2020. The reason for this delay is because the Village is currently finalizing the credit and incentive program for Village properties. The second quarter water bill […]
Village Board Selects New Manager
The Wilmette Village Board is proud to announce the appointment of Assistant Village Manager Michael N. Braiman to serve as Wilmette’s next Village Manager. Mr. Braiman will succeed current Village Manager Tim Frenzer, who will be retiring in February 2020. The Village Board will officially approve the appointment at a meeting in early 2020. Mr. […]
Metra Station Parking Fee Increases
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, daily parking rates at the Metra commuter parking lot have been increased to offset the parking lot’s stormwater utility fee obligations. The new fees are reflected below. Main Metra Lot: $2.60 per day (increased from $2.50 per day) Poplar & Green Bay Lots: $2.10 per day (increased from $2.00 per day) […]
Cannabis in Illinois Information
Effective January 1, 2020, Public Act 101-0027 legalizes the possession and private use of cannabis for Illinois residents over 21 years of age. Click here for more information.
Holiday Closures, Refuse Delays, and Christmas Tree Collection
Office Closures Village Offices will be closed at noon on Tuesday, December 24 and all day on Wednesday, December 25th. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, December 26th. Village Offices will be closed at noon on New Year’s Eve and all day on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1st. Normal business hours will resume […]
Holiday Lights Recycling Program
Finding some duds as you’re putting up holiday lights? Instead of tossing them in the trash, bring old or broken string lights and extension cords to the Village’s Public Works facility for recycling. Click here for more information.
1210 Central PUD – Optima
January 7, 2020 Plan Commission Meeting Documents Link to meeting video Applicant Presentation Staff PowerPoint Case 2019-P-03 – 1210 Central Avenue Preliminary Planned Unit Development Case Report Letter from Rob Anthony, President, Community Partner for Affordable Housing, dated December 30, 2019 January 6, 2020 Appearance Review Commission Advisory Review Memo Preliminary PUD Application Materials On […]
Village Recognized for Excellence in Governmental Budgeting
The Village of Wilmette is proud to announce that for 30 consecutive years, it has received a distinguished budget award demonstrating our commitment to the highest principles of governmental budgeting. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada recognized the Village for its 2019 Annual Budget with the Distinguished Budget Presentation […]
Village Approves Moratorium on Cannabis Businesses in Wilmette
At the October 22 meeting, the Village Board approved a moratorium for the operation of any cannabis business establishments within the Village. Per the terms of the moratorium, the Village will not be allowing the sale of recreational cannabis within the Village limits. The reasoning for such a moratorium is to allow the Village more […]
Village’s Annual Sewer Lining Program Now Underway
The Village of Wilmette began work on its annual sewer lining project on Friday, Aug. 16. The Sewer Lining Phase 3 & 4 project is financed by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). The SRF program is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and receives a portion of its money to fund […]