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Posted on: February 25, 2021

2021 Spring Clean-Up Week

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Winnetka’s Annual Spring Clean-Up Week will be held from April 12-15.  Scheduled pickups are:

  • Monday, April 12: north of Tower Road
  • Tuesday, April 13: Tower Road to Pine Street
  • Wednesday, April 14: Pine Street to Willow Road
  • Thursday, April...
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Posted on: February 24, 2021

CCDPH and MABAS Division 3 Launch Pilot Vaccination Site

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has partnered with Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 3 to establish a pilot vaccination site for first responders, teachers, and other essential workers at New Trier High School in Northfield....

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Code Amendments Regarding the Preservation of Historic or Architecturally Significant Homes

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Given the recent demolition or potential demolition of a number of homes that the Landmark Preservation Commission has determined to be historic or architecturally significant, the Village Council is considering amendments to the Village Code to further e...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Cook County COVID-19 Mitigations

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Effective February 2, 2021, the Illinois Department of Public Health moved suburban Cook County (Region 10) to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. The Cook County Department of Public health released guidelines superseding the State guidelines, which ar...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Village Vehicle Charge Station 2020 Year in Review

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The Village of Winnetka maintains an electric vehicle charging station in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Chestnut and Elm Streets. Two charging ports are available for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles. A summary report of the performance o...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Select Back Door or Curbside Refuse Service by March 1, 2021

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Beginning in May 2021, residents will have the option of having their garbage collected from the curbside, using containers similar to the current recycling service containers, in addition to the current back door collection service. Curbside collection w...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Restaurant Take Out Challenge: Eat Locally and Win!

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The Village of Winnetka is launching our Take Out Challenge! Spend $150 at one or multiple restaurant locations, provide receipts, and be entered to win local dining or shopping experiences!The program is open from December 15, 2020 - April 15, 2021.Prize...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Sidewalk Snow Shoveling

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After larger snow events, with accumulation beyond 3 to 4 inches, the Village plows snow from residential sidewalks. In order to prevent ice buildup on the sidewalks, residents should remove snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes after slushy eve...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Join the Discussion on the Use of Plantings on Village Parkways

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The Environmental and Forestry Commission (EFC) will devote its next 4 monthly meetings to preparation of recommendations to the Village Council regarding plantings on Village parkways that will yield positive benefits for the Village, while maintaining c...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Snow Control Operations

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The Winnetka Public Works Department is committed to keeping Village streets clear of snow and ice to maintain safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic on publicly maintained streets and sidewalks throughout the winter months. To ensure streets and sidewalks...

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