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Yard Waste Collection Begins Monday, April 4

Yard waste collection begins Monday April 4, yard waste will be collected on the same day as your trash and recycling. Yard waste stickers are available for purchase online (choose “Yard Waste Sticker Request” from the list of options) or submit a request to Public Works by phone (847-853-7500) or email. Additional stickers can be […]

Economic Development Updates

Economic development has been a major focus of the Village Board over the past several years and attracting quality business partners has been part of the Village’s strategy to fill vacant sites with new and exciting businesses. Over the past several months there have been several major developments and below is an update on these […]

Registration for the Community Solar Clearinghouse Solution Program (CS² Program) Now Available for Residents!

Following the Village Board’s endorsement of the Community Solar Clearinghouse Solution Program (CS² Program) at their December 14, 2021 meeting, residents can now start to enroll their residential and small commercial energy accounts into the Community Solar program! Click here to view applicable agenda materials from the 12/14/21 Village Board packet. Residents can expect to […]

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 […]