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Village Board Approves Solid Waste Contracts

The Village Board of Trustees voted to approve a three-year contract extension with current residential solid waste disposal provider Advanced Disposal. The extension is projected to save the Village more than $1.2 million over the next five years. Wilmette residents will experience no rate increases in four of the next five years as a result […]

New CTA Parking Information

On Monday, September 17, 2018, new and improved pay-by space machines servicing the Wilmette (Linden) CTA station daily commuter parking lot were installed. This system replaces the old token system. Important things to know: Parking tokens are no longer accepted as a form of payment The rate for daily parking remains unchanged at $4.00 The new […]

Bike and Active Transportation Planning Process

The Village of Wilmette is developing a Bike and Active Transportation Plan, which will explore ways to improve walking and bicycling access to the Village’s transit stations, business districts, parks, and schools. This initiative will tie together previous Village initiatives with feedback from the community to propose a network of safe and accessible streets that connect cyclists […]

Cook County Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Update

At its June 26, 2018 meeting, the Village Board voted as follows on the Cook County Ordinances: Minimum Wage – “Opted-in” to the minimum wage ordinance by a 5-2 vote with the following conditions: Delayed effective date of the Cook County Ordinance – effective date in Wilmette on October 1, 2018 The “Opt-in” would sunset […]

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