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Resident Resources

Visit the Resident Resources page below for important information about refuse services, parking, Village regulations, public safety resources, and other common questions.   Resident Resources

Regional Leaf Blower Working Group Publishes Final Report

The Village of Wilmette is a member of the Regional Leaf Blower Working Group, which was formed in late 2021 to evaluate the need and impact of leaf-blower regulations to be considered by participating municipalities. The Working Group was tasked with studying the impacts of gas-powered leaf blowers, alternative technologies and how communities could mitigate […]

Wilmette Village Board Approves 2023 Budget and Property Tax Reduction

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the Village of Wilmette Board of Trustees unanimously adopted the Village’s tax levy in support of the Village’s 2023 budget. Last year’s levy change had been the lowest in recent history, and the Village continues its efforts of limiting property tax increases. With the 0.56% decrease, the tax levy adjustment is […]

National Native American Heritage Month

The month of November is recognized as National Native American Heritage Month to acknowledge the perseverance of America’s first people despite a painful history marked by unjust Federal policies. The month also serves to pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans, and to recognize the contributions Native American people have made […]

Anti-Semitic Materials in Wilmette

In June and September 2022, anti-Semitic literature was dropped throughout the community. The Village remains steadfast in our commitment to work to create an environment where all people feel safe and respected within the community and these types of incidents are unacceptable; the Village stands by our Jewish neighbors. Below is the Village’s statement regarding […]

A Public Safety Message from the Village of Wilmette Regarding the Recent Armed Robbery

We as the Village want to keep the community up to date following the armed robbery that took place on the morning of Tuesday, August 16 in Wilmette. Click here for a message from the Village President   The Police Department’s crime bulletins, news releases, and weekly incident reports are provided on the Village’s website […]

Annual Sewer Lining Notice

The Village of Wilmette’s Sewer Lining Phase 5 program is underway. Sewer lining will occur in various locations throughout the Village between August and November 2022. The project includes the rehabilitation of nearly 2.5 miles of sewer lines which are 60 to 100 years old and have many cracks and root intrusions. Sewer lining is […]

A Message from the Village of Wilmette Regarding the Highland Park Shooting

Yesterday, our neighbors in Highland Park experienced an unspeakable tragedy. As a community, we pledge our support to your community and all those impacted. Click here for a message from the Village President.   Click Here for a list of ways to help those impacted by the tragic shooting. Information on vigils, crisis counseling, victim […]

2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

The audit and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) has been completed for the 2021 fiscal year. The ACFR is presented in three main sections. The Introductory Section includes a financial overview and an organization chart for Village government. The Financial Section includes the Village auditor’s report, management’s discussion and analysis, audited basic financial statements and […]

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 […]