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April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election Information (Updated)

Four Village Board Offices on Ballot The consolidated Election will be held on April 6. The Village has four Village Board offices on the ballot; one office for Village President and three offices for Village Trustee; all are 4-year terms. The following candidate’s names will appear on the ballot in the order presented. Village President […]

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 […]

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 […]

NOTICE: Mailings to Residents With Unauthorized Use of Village Logo Regarding Roof Inspections

On Wednesday, October 7, it came to the Village’s attention that residents may have received a letter in the mail from a roofing company which used the Village’s logo without our consent to infer that a roof inspection is required at your property. This company is not affiliated with the Village, is not authorized to […]

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.

Village of Wilmette Fire Department and UL Partner to Educate Fire Personnel and the Public about Spontaneous Combustion

The Village of Wilmette Fire Department and UL have partnered to increase education about the potential hazards from discarded oil-soaked rags and the risk of auto ignition—or a fire that starts from a chemical reaction without a flame. After two significant house fires in Wilmette where this was the cause, Wilmette’s Fire Chief Ben Wozney […]

The Village of Wilmette launches latest Wilmette-onomics social media campaign to support local business.

The Village of Wilmette launched the latest series of social media posts to support local business. The campaign, which will run through the summer, highlights photos and quotes from local business owners to promote awareness and drive community support.  “Local businesses have certainly struggled during these challenging times and need the support of the Village and […]

Community Message from the Village Board of Trustees

For more information on the Wilmette Police Department, including details on its professional police services and accreditation standards, please read Chief Kyle Murphy’s message.   This post was published at 4:30 p.m. on 6/4/20

Village Meetings: Dial-in Instructions for Public Comment/Participation

Joining a meeting: Meeting guests have 3 options to join our public meetings, computer (PC or Mac), smart device (Phone or tablet) or dial-in by telephone. It is recommended that guests join by computer or mobile device for the best experience. Computer and mobile device users may join a meeting by using the free Microsoft […]

Face Coverings in Wilmette

President Bielinski has signed an amended disaster declaration which effective Monday, April 20, 2020 requires the use of cloth face coverings for all persons patronizing an essential business, working in an essential business or riding public transportation in Wilmette. Coverings are not required outdoors or in a personal vehicle. To view the Amended Disaster Declaration, […]