1. phone-scam

    Phone Scam Alert

    We have received reports from residents that a caller claiming to be from ComEd is informing individual residents they have a past due bill and asking for payment information. The Village will never call and request personal or financial information. Read on...
  2. thermography

    Thermography Electrical Inspections

    The Water & Electric Department will be performing thermography inspections of the Village’s overhead power lines, distribution centers, switchgear and select transformer sites beginning July 21. Read on...
  3. Fire department worker holding hose during flow testing.

    Routine Hydrant Flushing this Summer

    The Fire Department will flow-test hydrants in Winnetka this summer. Data obtained from this process ensures the hydrants are in good working order and provides hydraulic information to both the Fire Department and Water & Electric Department. Read on...
  4. recycling

    Recycling Programs Resume

    Recycling of holiday lights, styrofoam, CFL bulbs, and small electronics will resume on July 6 and electronics recycling drop off for larger items will resume on July 9 at the Public Works Yards. Read on...
  5. Electric worker trimming trees

    Line Clearance (Tree Trimming) in Progress

    The pruning of trees near overhead utility lines is important for public safety and reliable electric utility service. As trees are a leading cause of power outages, Asplundh Tree Experts has been hired to perform line clearance work for 2020. Read on...
  6. Patio at Fred&#39s Garage

    Dine Outdoors in Winnetka

    Restaurants that are compliant with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s guidance on safely providing food service while limiting the spread of COVID-19 may open beginning May 29, 2020. Read on...
  7. Gas Powered Leaf Blower

    Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited June 1-September 30

    Between June 1 and September 30, gasoline-powered blowers are prohibited entirely in the Village of Winnetka. Violation of the ordinance is subject to a $100 fine per occurrence. Read on...