Refuse & Recycling Collection Remains on Normal Schedule
Village refuse & recycling collection will remain on its normal schedule next week, despite the observance of Presidents’ Day. For future reference, the Village only has schedule delays for the following holidays: New Year’s Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day
Plan Commission Does Not Recommend Current Plans for Optima Development
The Wilmette Plan Commission met Tuesday to review Optima’s proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD) for 1210 Central Ave. and voted to not recommend the development (by a two to five vote). The Commission’s decision will be shared with the Village Board and Trustees will consider the proposed development and make a final decision at the […]
Revised Optima Proposed Development Materials Now Available Online
Optima has submitted revised plans for its proposed Planned Unit Development (PUD) at 1210 Central Ave., which reflect input from residents and the Village. A letter explaining the revisions, the revised plans and the revised traffic/parking study are available on the Village’s website. The Plan Commission will continue deliberations on Optima’s 1210 Central Ave. PUD proposal […]
Communicator 2020 Spring Edition – Now Available!
The 2020 Spring Edition of the Village of Wilmette Communicator is now available online! Additionally, all addresses within Wilmette will receive a copy in the mail, the Communicator was mailed out this past week! To view an online version of the 2020 Spring Communicator, click here. To view an online version of the Stormwater Utility […]
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.
1210 Central PUD – Optima
February 4, 2020 Plan Commission Meeting Documents Case 2019-P-03 – 1210 Central Avenue Preliminary Planned Unit Development Case Report – Revised Letter from Optima Explaining Revisions Revised Plans Revised Traffic/Parking Study Revised Sewer Impact Analysis January 7, 2020 Plan Commission Meeting Documents Link to meeting video Applicant Presentation Staff PowerPoint Case 2019-P-03 – 1210 Central […]
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 […]