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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Lakefront Regulations Information

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Due to significant public interest in Village Council's discussions of zoning, development, and engineering regulations that apply to properties within the Village that abut the lakefront of Lake Michigan, the Village has created a webpage devote...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Reminder from the Fire Chief: Safe Disposal of Fireplace Waste, Grill Waste, or Ashes

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The risk of fire does not disappear when flames die down. Even several days after your fire, wood ashes can retain enough heat to ignite a house fire or other combustible material in your refuse container if not disposed of properly.

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

5-Day Refuse Collection Begins April 1

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Effective April 1, the Village will be transitioning from a 4-day refuse and recycling collection schedule to a 5-day refuse and recycling collection schedule. Residents who receive Monday and Tuesday collections will not be impacted by this change. Resid...

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Posted on: January 16, 2023

New Compost Drop-Off Site Added at Greeley School

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Residents can now drop off their food waste and 100% paper waste at Greeley School, joining Carlton Washburne School, Hubbard Woods School, and New Trier High School. View times, exact bin locations, and a list of acceptable compost materials

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Posted on: January 16, 2023

Environmental and Forestry Commission Green Award Nominations Accepted

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The Village's Environmental and Forestry Commission invites nominations for its annual Green Awards Program. The program recognizes properties and households within Winnetka that demonstrate exceptional commitment to sustainable and environmental...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Snow & Ice Control Operations

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The Village is committed to keeping streets clear of snow and ice to maintain safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic on publicly maintained streets and sidewalks throughout the winter months. To maximize department snow and ice control resources, routes ha...

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Posted on: January 16, 2023

Reduce Energy Use and Costs in your Home or Business

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During the winter months, the following are some easy adjustments you can make in your home to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs:

  • Properly maintain your furnace to keep it clean and running efficiently.
  • Open curtains on winter days to allow natura...
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