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Village Board Approves Residential Utility Bill Assistance Program

The Wilmette Village Board approved a $150,000 utility bill assistance program to provide one-time support for households that have experienced hardship due to the pandemic. For more information on eligibility guidelines and an application: Click Here for Program Rules. Click Here for a Program Application. Click Here to View the Relevant Agenda Item from the […]

Cook County Vaccination Program for Homebound Residents

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is working to integrate mobile home health care vaccination services to reach home-bound individuals unable to go to COVID-19 vaccination sites. This program is for suburban Cook County residents who are unable to leave their homes for medical reasons. Click here to access and submit the homebound […]

April 6 Consolidated Election – Official Results

On April 27, 2021, Cook County officially released the certified local election results for the April 6 Consolidated Election. The Village had four offices on the ballot; one office for Village President and three offices for Village Trustee; all are 4-year terms. The certified election results are as follows: Village President (Vote for 1) Senta Plunkett […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Wilmette Seniors 65 and Up and Individuals in Phase 1b+ on March 23

PLEASE NOTE, ALL VACCINE APPOINTMENTS HAVE BEEN FILLED AS OF 1:10PM ON 3/22/21.    Residents of Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northbrook, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka ages 65 and over or individuals in Phase 1B+ can register to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at New Trier High School Northfield Campus (7 Happ Road, Northfield) on Tuesday, March 23 […]

Village of Wilmette Announces New Fire Chief

The Village of Wilmette is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Lambel as the Village’s new Fire Chief. Chief Lambel has 31 years of experience in the fire service and is currently serving as Fire Chief for the Village of Mount Prospect. Click here to view a Village Press Release regarding the hiring of […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Wilmette Seniors 65 & Up on March 23

Residents of Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka ages 65 and over can register to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at New Trier High School Northfield Campus (7 Happ Road, Northfield) on Tuesday, March 23 (1st dose) and Tuesday, April 20 (2nd dose) by calling any of the following numbers on Friday, March 19 from […]

State of Illinois Announces Pathway for Illinois to Reopen – Bridge from Phase 4 of Restore Illinois to Phase 5

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced a metrics-based, vaccination-informed framework for Illinois to advance to Phase 5 of the state’s Restore Illinois Plan. Click here to view a press release provided by the Governor’s office regarding the new framework. Click here for more information on the Bridge from Phase 4 […]

Village Board Approves Wilmette Master Bike & Active Transportation Plan

At their 02/23/21 meeting, the Village Board approved the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan. Planning and implementation of the plan will be part of the 2022 budgetary progress beginning in early fall. Click here to view the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan. Click here to view the staff presentation of the Master Bike […]

2021 Vehicle Stickers Now on Sale – Display by 04/15/21

Residents can now purchase Vehicle Stickers online: Purchase your Vehicle Sticker here. Senior citizens (ages 65 and older) who meet the annual HUD income guidelines are eligible for a $10 discount (limit one per senior citizen). Click here for the application. The deadline to display Vehicle stickers is April 15, 2021. Stickers can be also be […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources and Updates

Who is responsible for vaccination distribution in Wilmette? Vaccine distribution and administration is the responsibility of the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH). As part of federal and state guidelines, vaccines are only allotted to the 97 certified health departments in the State of Illinois. Of those certified health departments, only 4 are municipalities […]

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