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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – June 12

The Illinois EPA has organized a one-day drop off event for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) in Glencoe on June 12, 2021. This event is free to all Illinois residents. The drop-off will be located at 275 Park Avenue in Glencoe and will run from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM but pre-registration is required. To register, […]

April 6 Consolidated Election – Unofficial Results

On April 6, the Consolidated Elections were held, and the Village had four offices on the ballot; one office for Village President and three offices for Village Trustee; all are 4-year terms. As of April 12 reporting from the Cook County Clerk’s Office, the unofficial results of the election are as follows: Village President (vote […]

Human Relations Commission Update

The Village’s reinvigorated Human Relations Commission held its first meeting on March 24. One of the Commission’s first tasks is to hold community engagement discussions on racism, social equity, and community building. With acts of racism against Asian Americans on the rise, the HRC is planning to conduct its first community discussion with a focus […]

Updated Village Hall Hours & Services

Beginning Monday, March 22, 2021, 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 4:00 p.m. Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Only employees will […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Vaccination Sites Available

New Cook County Vaccination Site in Des Plaines The Cook County Department of Public Health will open a super site on March 4th at the former K-Mart, located at 1155 East Oakton Street (at Lee Street) in Des Plaines. This site will be able to vaccinate large groups daily. Initially, it will only give reservations […]

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 […]

Human Relations Commission – Black History Month Contest

Recently, the Village reinvigorated the Human Relations Commission (HRC) with a focus on conducting community engagement initiatives and community discussions on various topics. Click here for more information on the Human Relations Commission. The HRC has decided to start with a project that was a staple of the Commission in years prior, the Black History […]