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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Village of Winnetka and Winnetka Park District Present: Virtual Holiday Tree Lighting December 4

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Please join us on Facebook this year as the Village and the Park District light our holiday tree. Residents are encouraged to light their holiday decorations at 5:45 PM to coincide with the tree lighting on December 4, and the Village will record drone fo...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Leaf Collection: October 19-November 30

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The Village’s annual curbside leaf collection program will run from October 19, 2020 until November 30, 2020. Residents may rake their leaves to the parkway just inside the edge of the curb for collection by the Village. Please do not rake leave...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Rising Regionally

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As COVID-19 cases have risen dramatically in Winnetka recently, according to the Cook County Department of Public Health's metrics, we ask you to do your part to prevent the spread of the virus:

  • wear a mask
  • wash your hands
  • practice social distancing ...
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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Water Department Performing Village-wide Leak Detection Program

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ADS Environmental Services has been hired to perform leak detection services on the Village’s potable (drinking) water system to identify and reduce unaccounted water loss.  Using acoustic technologies, field technicians will survey app...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Village of Winnetka Statement on the Governor’s Order Suspending Indoor Dining

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The Village Council values and supports our local businesses, as well as the health and safety of our residents. We urge and trust our residents and merchants to use best judgments and to stay vigilant in your efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 throug...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Governor Pritzker Suspends Indoor Dining in Suburban Cook County

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Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the suspension of all indoor dining service at restaurants and bars starting Wednesday, October 28, as part of the State's enhanced mitigation efforts aimed at slowing the s...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Moody’s Investors Service Assigns Aaa Rating to Village of Winnetka

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Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aaa rating to the Village of Winnetka’s $12.3 million Taxable General Obligation Refunding Bonds, and maintained the Aaa rating on the Village’s general obligation unlimited tax debt....

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Fire Department Safety Guidelines for Outdoor Dining during Fall and Winter

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Safety guidelines for outdoor dining during fall and winter are now available for local businesses. The Winnetka Fire Department and Community Development Department created “Fall and Winter COVID‐19 Outdoor Dining Guidance” documents ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Village Receives Budget Award

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The Village of Winnetka has received the Government Finance Officers Association's  Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2020 budget. The award represents a significant achievement, reflecting the commitment of the Village and...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

A Reminder from the Chief of Police: Please Lock Your Car and Remove Valuables

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Our area continues to experience a number of auto theft/burglary related crimes. These incidents are preventable, as vehicles are frequently left unlocked with valuables and keys/fobs left inside. Auto theft causes a number of inconveniences, including ca...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Village of Winnetka Launches 'Distinctly Winnetka' Text Loyalty Program

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The Village of Winnetka is excited to announce the launch of a new ‘Shop Local’ mobile initiative called "Distinctly Winnetka" that spotlights local businesses and their promotions or events. The program is powered by a partn...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Winnetka Offers Local Business Sales Tax Rebate Economic Relief Program

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The Village values small businesses and understands the financial burden they have experienced as a result of COVID-19. In response to this, the Village has established a sales tax rebate economic relief program to provide funds to businesses that have su...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Stormwater Engineering Moves Ahead

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On Tuesday, August 4, Village Council voted to approve contracting Strand Associates for engineering design services for stormwater management-related improvements associated with the Stormwater Management Wetlands Project, which will enable the Village t...

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