Human Relations Commission Meet and Greet – June 27
Human Relations Commission Meet and Greet The Village of Wilmette’s Human Relations Commission is holding a community engagement session to start a conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion. It will be held Sunday, June 27 starting at 1:00pm on the Village Hall Green, 1200 Wilmette Avenue. This post was updated on 6/9/21.
Intersection of Hunter Rd and Illinois Rd Detour – In Place Until 8/13/21
Starting June 14, the intersection of Hunter Rd & Illinois Rd will be closed and detour signs to direct all traffic to use Ridge Road will be posted. This closure is required to install a large storm water junction chamber in the intersection, a key component of the remaining work in Phase 1 of the Neighborhood […]
Illinois Enters Phase 5: Illinois Restored
Today, Illinois moves to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois COVID-19 plan. The state will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines. Learn more. Here […]
New Trier Blood Drives
New Trier High School has partnered with the Illinois Red Cross to host blood drives at the New Trier Northfield Campus. New Trier has five additional dates this summer, and registration is open to all community members. There is currently an area blood shortage, and we hope you consider participating by signing up here. The […]
LGBTQ+ Pride Month Proclamation
At the June 8 Village Board of Trustees meeting, President Plunkett read the Village’s first ever LGTBQ+ Pride Month Proclamation. Click here to watch President Plunkett present the proclamation. Click here to view the LGBTQ+ Pride Month Proclamation and Staff Memo. This post was published on 6/9/21.
Updated Village Hall Hours & Services – Full Operations Resume June 14!
Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, Village Hall will resume full operating hours, Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, with the following safety guidelines in place: Masks are recommended but not required for vaccinated individuals. Masks are required for non-vaccinated individuals unless otherwise exempted by the Governor’s Executive Order. Social distancing is encouraged and spacing […]
2020 Water Quality Report Now Available!
Since 1998 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has required the Village’s Water Plant to conduct water quality tests and to inform residents of the test results. The Village has continually met or exceeded the USEPA standards. Click here to view the 2020 Water Quality Report, which details the water treatment process and explains […]
Updated Village-Wide Face Mask Policy
On May 13, the CDC announced that “fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.” On May 17, the Governor’s Executive Order was revised to reflect the updated CDC guidance. […]
Gasoline-Powered Leaf Blower Ban: Enforcement Starts May 15
Between May 15 and September 30, the Village of Wilmette prohibits the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers. (Wilmette Village Code, Ch. 16, Sec. 16-115) Based upon increasing concerns from the community regarding the adverse impacts of gas-powered leaf blowers, the Village of Wilmette has made it a priority to enforce the ban this summer. As […]
Village Board Approves Residential Utility Bill Assistance Program
The Wilmette Village Board approved a $150,000 utility bill assistance program to provide one-time support for households that have experienced hardship due to the pandemic. For more information on eligibility guidelines and an application: Click Here for Program Rules. Click Here for a Program Application. Click Here to View the Relevant Agenda Item from the […]