Spring 2018 Tree Planting Applications Now Available!
Now is the time to apply for a tree through the Village Cooperative Tree Planting Program for the spring of 2018. This program allows residents to select a tree from a list of six different species with the option to upgrade to a larger size. Participation in the shared-cost Cooperative Tree Planting Program allows the […]
Historic Preservation Awards
The Village of Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission is requesting nominations for its 24th Annual Historic Preservation Awards Program. Nominations are open to residential, commercial, public and religious buildings as well as landscapes within the village limits. Nomination categories are: Stewardship Awards acknowledge property owners of five years or longer who have retained the historic appearance […]
Skokie-Hibbard Intersection Construction – Traffic Alert
Please be advised that minor intermittent work on this project is scheduled to resume on Wednesday, February 14 as weather allows. Work involves traffic signal and street lighting construction activities in the parkway area that will require daytime, working hours only, closure of the outside lane of Skokie Blvd. in the southbound direction. Full scale […]
Housing Opportunity Development Corporation PUD Meeting Rescheduled
On Friday, October 27, 2017 Housing Opportunity Development Corporation (HODC) submitted supplemental material regarding their PUD Preliminary Plan Application for the property at 1925 Wilmette Avenue that was submitted in October of 2016. The material includes a letter amending the application by eliminating the parking and service easement on the adjacent shopping center property and […]
Election Day Information
Election Day Is Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Voter Registration for the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election ends on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Village Hall is open for registration Monday through Friday, 7:30-4:30. You may also access https://ova.elections.il.gov to register online in Illinois. Illinois voters may vote early – before the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial […]
Stormwater Action Plan
The Village is embarking on a public education and listening initiative to inform residents about its Stormwater Action Plan and solicit feedback about the potential infrastructure improvements currently under consideration. To learn more about the projects under consideration, visit our new stormwater website at www.wilmettestormwater.com. .
Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Study Update
On December 12th, the Village Board formed a Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Working Group comprised of residents and business owners. The working group is tasked with conducting a study of the Cook County Ordinances specifically as they relate to Wilmette, including the impact on businesses, employees, and the Village as a whole. The Working […]
Holiday Lights Recycling Program
The Village of Wilmette, in partnership with Elgin Recycling and the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), is now accepting holiday lights for recycling through January 31, 2018. Holiday lights can be dropped off at the Wilmette Public Works Facility, located at 711 Laramie Avenue. The recycling boxes will be located in the visitor’s parking lot, accessible […]