Updated Village Hall Temporary Hours & Services
Beginning Monday, September 28, 2020, Village Hall will operate under the following limited hours and with the following safety guidelines in place: Limited Hours: Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Only employees will […]
Leaf Collection Begins October 12
The 2020 Leaf Collection Program begins the week of October 12th. Please click here for the collection schedule.
Celebrate Safely This Halloween!
Wilmette thinks Halloween is a spooktacular time for families and neighborhoods. To keep things fun and safe this year, we encourage you to be smart and do your part! Note: The CDC does not recommend trick-or-treating. If you choose to trick-or-treat, please follow recommended COVID-19 guidelines (including wearing a mask) and respect residents who have […]
Notice of Filing Information – Candidates for Wilmette Village Board
The Consolidated Election will be held Tuesday, April 6, 2021. At the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election, the Village of Wilmette will have four Village Board offices on the ballot: Village President (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Petitions for candidacy for these […]
Information for Suburban Cook County Voters
The 2020 Election is quickly approaching. Make sure you are registered to vote at your current address and make a plan to vote—in person, early or on Election Day, or by mail. Register to vote at www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/register-vote. Request Vote By Mail ballot before the deadline on October 29: cookcountyclerk.com/VoteByMail Mail-in ballots are available in 12 […]
Cook County Clerk’s Office – Secure Mail Ballot Dropboxes: Centennial Ice Rink
The Cook County Clerk’s Office has received many inquiries requesting information on where Mail Ballots can be securely delivered directly to the CCCO, not using the United States Postal Service. To be prepared, the CCCO will have over 50 dropboxes around Cook County. Mail Ballots will be mailed out to all Cook County Voters who […]
Village of Wilmette Fire Department and UL Partner to Educate Fire Personnel and the Public about Spontaneous Combustion
The Village of Wilmette Fire Department and UL have partnered to increase education about the potential hazards from discarded oil-soaked rags and the risk of auto ignition—or a fire that starts from a chemical reaction without a flame. After two significant house fires in Wilmette where this was the cause, Wilmette’s Fire Chief Ben Wozney […]
Illinois’ Updated COVID-19 Mitigation Plan
The state of Illinois has released an updated COVID-19 mitigation plan. This updated mitigation plan provides helpful information such as public health guidelines for potential Phase 4 restrictions, an overview of all new health regions, and three tiers of possible business and industry restrictions. Though we urge you to view the updated plan in full, […]
The Village of Wilmette launches latest Wilmette-onomics social media campaign to support local business.
The Village of Wilmette launched the latest series of social media posts to support local business. The campaign, which will run through the summer, highlights photos and quotes from local business owners to promote awareness and drive community support. “Local businesses have certainly struggled during these challenging times and need the support of the Village and […]
Village Maintains Highest Bond Rating
The Village is pleased to announce that the financial services firm, Moody’s Investor Service, has reaffirmed the Village’s Aaa bond rating. This is the highest rating a municipality can obtain. Wilmette has maintained a Aaa rating by Moody’s since 1996. This high bond rating will mean significant savings as the Village sells bonds to finance […]