Summer Concert Series Begins June 18
Now in its fourth year, the Village will again host its annual Summer Concert Series on the Village Green, also known as the front lawn of Village Hall. The series begins on Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. with music by Wild Daisy. Don’t forget to stop by local businesses before or after the concert. […]
Community Helps Shape Plan for Downtown
The Village of Wilmette is excited to announce that the Village Board approved concepts for the Downtown Streetscape Plan, which is focused on improvements to Wilmette and Central Avenues within downtown. Over the past year, community members provided input into what amenities and improvements they wanted to see, including lighting, sidewalks, roadways and plantings by […]
Fire Department Improves ‘Turnout’ Time through Inter-Departmental Collaboration
The Wilmette Fire Department can now respond even faster thanks to a Pre-Alert Notification from the Police Department. Wilmette is committed to exploring and implementing efficiency measures and leveraging technology to reduce the overall response time even more and improve public safety.
New Communicator for Summer 2019
The latest issue of the Village’s Communicator newsletter is available online and will be arriving in mailboxes across the Village soon. The contains information on key dates, Smart911, Music on the Green concert series, Engineering and Public Works projects and more.
Village of Wilmette Dedicates New Fire Engine with ‘Push-In’ Ceremony
The Wilmette Fire Department officially dedicated its new Pierce Engine #27 on Saturday, May 18, 2019, with a ceremonial push-in and community celebration. Many residents, Village personnel and fire department retirees attended the family-friendly event. Attendees had the opportunity to view vintage fire trucks as well as receive free giveaways. Wilmette Fire Chief Ben Wozney […]
Engineering and Public Works 2019 Programs
The Village continues to invest in our infrastructure, including maintaining and improving storm sewers and water mains, sidewalks, roads, pavement, and more. View the list of 2019 projects.
Paperless Utility Billing Now Available
Residents can now sign up for an online account where their utility account can be managed. Once linked, residents can manage their paperless billing options, sign-up for automatic payments via direct debit from a checking or savings account, and make updates to the name and mailing address for linked accounts. A guide is available to […]
Village Board Determines a Path Forward on Stormwater Improvements
Following five years of study, and an intensive public education campaign, the Wilmette Board of Trustees last night voted to pursue a stormwater improvement project to address flooding issues for residents who live west of Ridge Road. Ultimately, the majority of the Board of Trustees voted to proceed with Neighborhood Storage improvements at an estimated […]