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  1. Village of Winnetka

    Tower Road Beach Access Road Closure the Week of May 23

    The Village will be restricting vehicle access to Tower Road Pier and Beach. Pedestrian access to the beach will remain available. Read on...
  2. new-trier-bickert-gymnasiums

    New Trier Receives Grant-Funded Lighting Upgrade

    New Trier High School recently completed an energy efficiency upgrade project utilizing a $20,000 incentive rebate from the Village of Winnetka and the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency’s (IMEA) Electric Efficiency Program. Read on...
  3. Refuse Truck

    Memorial Day Refuse and Recycling Collection

    Monday collection will be Tuesday, Tuesday collection will be Wednesday, and Thursday and Friday will be as usual. Styrofoam collection will not take place. Read on...
  4. winnetka futures plan map of winnetka

    Winnetka Futures 2040 Plan Meetings May 23 & 25

    On Monday, May 23, and Wednesday, May 25, the Plan Commission will hold in-person meetings at 6 PM at Village Hall to continue work with The Lakota Group to shape the future vision for the community through the creation of the Winnetka Futures 2040 Plan. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Image of a white house with a grassy lawn

    Nominate Properties for the Landmark Preservation Commission's Preservation Awards

    The awards are an annual program that seeks to honor those exterior construction projects in the village that have helped preserve the history and character of the community. Read on...
  9. 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...
  10. Flower pot with a building in the background

    West Elm Streetscape Project Update: Businesses are Open During Construction

    The West Elm Streetscape Project is underway and there is currently no parking on Chestnut Street between Elm and Oak Streets, or on the north side of Oak Street between Chestnut Street and Green Bay Road. Read on...
  11. 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...
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