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Ready Set Wilmette Comprehensive Plan: Help Plan For Our Future, Today!

The Village’s Comprehensive Plan is officially underway! Informed by extensive community input and a seasonal setlist of themes and events, the plan will provide a future vision and framework to achieve our community goals and priorities. What should be improved? Where do opportunities exist? What future forces must we consider? Visit the website: to […]

Illinois Enters Phase 5: Illinois Restored

Today, Illinois moves to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois COVID-19 plan. The state will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines. Learn more. Here […]

Updated Village Hall Hours & Services – Full Operations Resume June 14!

Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, Village Hall will resume full operating hours, Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm, with the following safety guidelines in place: Masks are recommended but not required for vaccinated individuals. Masks are required for non-vaccinated individuals unless otherwise exempted by the Governor’s Executive Order. Social distancing is encouraged and spacing […]

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 […]

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 […]