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  1. Refuse Truck

    4th of July Week Refuse Schedule

    The week of July 4, Monday collections will take place Tuesday, Tuesday collections will take place Wednesday, and Thursday and Friday will be as normal. Read on...
  2. police

    Crime Prevention Alert: Ruse Burglary

    During the late afternoon hours of June 10, Winnetka Police Officers responded to a home on the 900 block of Sunset Road for reports of a residential burglary. Read on...
  3. flags

    Celebrate the 4th of July in the Village

    The Village and the Winnetka Park District are pleased to feature a full roster of events. Read on...
  4. utility-pole

    Utility Pole Inspections in the Village

    The Village has contracted with Osmose Utilities Services to conduct an annual inspection and maintenance of wooden utility poles, which will validate the structural integrity of each pole and also identifies poles that need to be replaced. Read on...
  5. refuse cans

    Deter Wildlife from Refuse Containers

    Due to an uptick in incidents involving wildlife in or around Village refuse containers, our Public Works department has some tips for you to deter animals from your waste receptacle(s). Read on...
  6. Gas Powered Leaf Blower

    Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited June 1-September 30

    These restrictions also apply to the use of electric leaf blowers plugged into portable gasoline generators. If you employ landscapers, please make sure that they are aware of Winnetka’s leaf blower ordinance. Read on...
  7. man standing next to fire hydrant

    Routine Hydrant Flushing Underway

    Over the summer months, the Fire Department will flow-test hydrants in Winnetka. 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...
  8. Village of Winnetka

    Statement on Elder-Centennial Beach from President Rintz

    Many of you have shared your concerns regarding the project proposed by the Winnetka Park District at Elder and Centennial Parks. Read on...
  9. Trucks on a street with workers pruning trees

    Electric Department Performing Line Clearance (Tree Trimming)

    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. Read on...
  10. image of a bicycle

    Please Walk Bikes in Business Districts

    In order to make our business districts safer for everyone, the Village has partnered with School District 36 to ask bicycle riders to walk their bikes on sidewalks in the business districts. Read on...
  11. An official building from the side

    Check if Your Construction Project Requires a Building Permit

    If you have some construction projects in mind for your home and yard this year, check? to determine whether your project requires a permit. Read on...
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