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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 […]

Notice of Filing Information – Candidates for Wilmette Village Board

The Consolidated Election will be held Tuesday, April 6, 2021. At the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election, the Village of Wilmette will have four Village Board offices on the ballot: Village President (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Village Trustee (4 year term) Petitions for candidacy for these […]

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 […]

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, […]

Online Purchase of Yard Waste Stickers and Vehicle Stickers Now Available!

Yard waste stickers are available for immediate in-person purchase at the following local businesses: Chalet Nursery & Garden Shop, Millen Hardware, Jewel-Osco on Green Bay Rd and Jewel-Osco on Sheridan Rd. However, residents can now also purchase yard waste stickers online through the Wilmette 311 portal. Submit your request here. From the main service request […]

Village Launches Community Caretaker Program to Provide Extra Care to Vulnerable Population.

In an effort to provide extra support and assistance to our vulnerable and at-risk residents, including the elderly and residents with disabilities, the Village is launching a Community Caretaker program. Residents who are unable to leave their homes and need help with obtaining essential items such as groceries and medicine can submit a request through […]

Village Declares Local Emergency to Respond Quickly and Effectively to COVID-19 Crisis

The Village President today, March 17, 2020, signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Public Health Emergency. This is a procedural step under state law that will provide the Village the authority to respond more quickly and effectively to the rapidly evolving public health crisis associated with COVID-19. The local emergency declaration by Wilmette establishes the […]

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