Spring 2019 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 2019. Click here to download the Planting Application.
Curbside Food Scrap Composting Available April 1st
Beginning in April, residents with yard waste carts can compost food scraps along with their regular yard waste. There is no subscription needed, but you must have a yard waste cart to participate as food scraps are not permitted in paper yard waste bags. To request a yard waste cart, please call Advanced Disposal at […]
April 2nd Election Information
Four Village Board Offices on Ballot The Consolidated Election will be held April 2, 2019. The Village has three four-year Trustee positions on the ballot. In addition, there is one two-year Trustee position to fill the remainder of Trustee Leonard’s term following his resignation in 2018. The following candidate’s names will appear on the ballot […]
2019 Vehicle Stickers On Sale Now
2019 Vehicle Stickers are on sale now. All vehicles registered in the State of Illinois with a Wilmette address, must also be registered with the Village through the purchase of a vehicle license sticker. Stickers must be displayed by April 15th. The costs for these stickers are listed below: Passenger- $80 Motorcycle- $25 All other vehicle […]
Locust Road Construction Project Begins March 11; Open House March 5
Community members are encouraged to attend a public open house on Tuesday, March 5 from 4 – 6 p.m. to learn more about the Locust Road Construction project . The open house will be held in the lobby of Wilmette Junior High School, 620 Locust Road. The project is scheduled to begin on March 11. Those traveling southbound should expect to be detoured throughout construction, which is scheduled to be completed in November.
Stormwater Improvement Project Update
Community Playfield Selected as Preferred Site for Stormwater Detention; 98% of At-Risk Wilmette Households West of Ridge Road Will Have 10-Year Flood Protection Community Playfields has been identified as the preferred site of the first underground storage reservoir for the Village’s Neighborhood Storage Project. The Village Board held a special meeting in February 2019 to […]
Village Set to Exceed Goals of Affordable Housing Plan
In January 2019, the Illinois Housing Development Authority contacted municipalities across the State, encouraging communities to review the goals of their affordable housing plans. As part of this review, the Village of Wilmette is pleased to announce that it projects to exceed the goal established in its affordable housing plan to have at least 15 […]
RainReady Wilmette Grant Opens to Wilmette Homeowners
Homeowners interested in making their yards eco-friendly can benefit from a new program, RainReady Wilmette, being offered by the Village. RainReady Wilmette aims to reduce the amount of rain that enters the Village’s sewers, improve yard drainage at homes, and benefit the environment by using less resources like water and energy. Each participating homeowner will receive a […]
Downtown Streetscape Plan Open House on February 26
The Downtown Streetscape Plan is focused on improvements to Wilmette and Central Avenues within downtown, including the Village Green and Veteran’s Park. For the past several months, the Village has been working closely with the design team to review public comments and prepare a Preliminary Streetscape Concept Plan. The Concept Plan will be shared with […]
Paperless Utility Billing Now Available
Residents can now sign up for an online account where their utility account can be managed. Once linked, residents can manage their paperless billing options, sign-up for automatic payments via direct debit from a checking or savings account, and make updates to the name and mailing address for linked accounts. A guide is available to […]