Waste Management Mailing to Wilmette Residents
Earlier this week, the Village was made aware of a that was sent from Waste Management to residents informing them of the company’s recent acquisition of Advanced Disposal. The Village wants to assure you that this acquisition will not result in any changes to the collection services provided to Wilmette residents. Your collection day and […]
Village Hall to Close to the Public Starting Monday, November 30th.
Beginning Monday, November 30, 2020, Village Hall will be closed to in-person visits until further notice. The Village made this decision to ensure the safety and well-being of our residents, employees, and community based on guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), which recommends limiting in-person interactions to prevent exposure and spread of […]
Holiday Lights Recycling Program begins Nov 23
Finding some duds as you’re putting up holiday lights? Instead of tossing them in the trash, bring old or broken string lights and extension cords to the Village’s Public Works facility for recycling. Click here for more information.
Statewide Tier 3 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Begin Friday
Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today that Tier 3 resurgence mitigations will take effect Friday, 11/20/20 for the entire state, in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. This tier aims to limit gatherings and encourages people to stay home to the greatest extent possible, while permitting […]
Cannabis Referendum Next Steps
At its July 28, 2020 meeting, the Village Board voted to adopt a resolution establishing an adult-use cannabis referendum on the November ballot. This was an advisory (non-binding) referendum intended to gauge public opinion and guide future discussions by the Village. This referendum question was included on all Wilmette ballots, the referendum question read: “Shall […]
Wilmette Approves Additional Business Assistance Program to Support Restaurants
The Wilmette Village Board approved an additional $169,249 economic relief package to support Wilmette restaurants in response to stricter mitigations imposed by the State of Illinois in Region 10 (suburban Cook County). These new restrictions have a significant impact on the restaurant industry, including a ban on indoor dining and reduced capacity and party sizes […]
The Village is Seeking Interested Residents to Serve on Village Boards and Commissions
Starting in the Summer of 2020, the Administration Committee of the Village Board began a review of all Village Boards and Commissions. This review focused on various functions, membership guidelines, and reinvigorating Commissions that were previously dormant, specifically the Housing Commission and Human Relations Commission. At the October 12, 2020 Village Board meeting, Village staff […]
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 […]
2020 Leaf Collection Program
Please click here for the Leaf Collection schedule and guidelines.
Communicator 2020 Fall & Winter Edition – Now Available!
The 2020 Fall & Winter edition of the Village of Wilmette Communicator is now available online! Additionally, all addresses within Wilmette will receive a copy in the mail. This post was published on 10/1/2020.