Posted on: August 11, 2017

Construction Notice

Ogden Avenue will be closed from La Grange Road to East Avenue from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. on three consecutive Sundays, August 13, August 20 and August 27, in order for Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) to perform bridge repairs over Ogden Avenue. 

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Community News
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Summer Hours for Village Hall & Community Development Department

Business hours for Village Hall and Community Development will change for the summer season beginning Monday, May 22. Hours will be Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon. These hours will be in effect until Tuesday, Septe...

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Community News

Posted on: June 30, 2017

Employee Parking Guidelines During Train Platform Reconstruction

East Tran Platform Reconstruction - Employee Parking

Construction of the East Train Platforms is scheduled to begin in July and parking on the south side of Hillgrove Avenue and the North Side of Burlington Avenue between Wolf Road and Lawn Avenue will be unavailable during the construction process.

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Parking Map East Train Platform Reconstruction

Posted on: June 12, 2017

How to Cope With Extreme Heat Conditions

Western Springs Emergency Management would like to remind residents to be cautious when extreme heat conditions exist and avoid dehydration. Helpful resources for coping with extreme heat conditions are available through these links:

Hot Weather Tips and E...

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Fire & EMS

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave

In May, your Board voted to temporarily opt-out of the recently passed Cook County Ordinances regarding minimum wage and paid sick leave which take effect on July 1st. The Board did this for two reasons: first, a substantially new Village Board with a new...

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From the Village President

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Water System Q&A Video and Handouts

The Village of Western Springs Water System handout and diagram have been made available on the Water Department homepage, along with, the most recent 2016 Water Quality Report (CCR). A special thank you to those residents able to attend yesterday evening...

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Municipal Services

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Resident Registration for the 2017 Fall Brochure

Just a reminder that Resident online registration for the 2017 Fall Brochure starts on Friday, August 18, at 8:30 am (Non-Resident registration begins Monday, August 28, at 8:30 am).   We recommend signing on to your account to verify that all of...

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2017 Fall Brochure Recreation
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Recreation Dept Announces 2017-2018 Travel Basketball Tryouts

TRYOUTS FOR 2017-18 WINTER SEASON:

Online registration closes at Noon day of try out.

BLAZERS (Boys)

3rd Grade boys – Mon, Aug 21, 5:00 pm – 120250 TA

4th Grade boys – Mon, Aug 21, 6:30 pm –  120250 TB

5th Grade...

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Register online... Recreation
Posted on: August 1, 2017

New Safety Days Program Just For 4-Year-Olds!

Safety Village will open its gates to 4 year old children this Fall as they explore “the Village” and have fun learning important safety skills. The Fire Safety Day will focus on fire prevention and protection skills. The children will...

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Safety Days Flyer Recreation
Posted on: July 27, 2017

The 2017 Fall Brochure is Now Available!

Resident online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, August 18. Mail-in, fax or drop off registrations are due Thursday, August 17, by 4:30 p.m. The random registration process will happen simultaneously with the online registration process beginni...

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2017 Fall Brochure Recreation

Posted on: August 16, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - West Lane Update

The contractor elected to begin work on Howard Avenue yesterday instead of Harvey Avenue. This decision was due to some private work being done in the area of Harvey Avenue that would have made access difficult for both parties. The contractor is planning...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 14, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Open/West Lane Start Date

Howard/Harvey East Lane Opening

The east lanes and driveway aprons on Harvey and Howard Avenue are now reopened for public use. Please be cautious while driving on the east lanes as there are elevation changes between the east and west sides of th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 9, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Fair Elms Start Date/Harvey & Howard Update

Fair Elms Avenue Concrete Rehabilitation Start Date

The contractor is planning to begin the concrete patching project on the east lane of Fair Elms Avenue between 53rd Street and the cul-de-sac on August 11th, weather permitting. The west lane of Fair Elms...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Updates

The contractor is tentatively planning on re-opening the east lanes of Howard and Harvey in the next few day. Please refrain from driving on the new pavement or driveway aprons until the barricades and construction tape has been removed by the contractor....

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Updates

The contractor is tentatively planning on re-opening the east lanes of Howard and Harvey in the next few day. Please refrain from driving on the new pavement or driveway aprons until the barricades and construction tape has been removed by the contractor....

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 3, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Concrete Pour

East Lane Completion

The contractor is scheduled to begin pouring concrete at Harvey Avenue and 39th Street tomorrow, August 4th, weather permitting. They will move to Howard Avenue once they complete Harvey. The contractor has been allowed to begin work a...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 25, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Removal of Howard Avenue Begins Thursday

GM Cement is currently completing the removal of Harvey Avenue and is anticipated to begin removals on Howard Avenue Thursday, July 27, 2017 weather permitting. 

Residents should  have their vehicles out of their driveways by 7:00 am on T...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 19, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Removal Rescheduled to Monday, July 24th Due to Weather

G&M Cement will begin removal of the east lanes on Monday, July 24th, weather permitting.  Work will begin at 39th St. and Harvey avenue and move south towards 41st Street.

Please note that the start has been changed due to impending inclement...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 18, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Official Start Date

Official Start Date

The official start date for the roadway portion of the project will begin on July 20, 2017, at 7:30 AM, weather permitting. Bad weather will result in a delay to the start date until the next available working day.  The contrac...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 14, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Construction Update and Temporary Change in Contact Info

Construction Update

The storms earlier this week delayed the contractor from beginning the saw cutting and excavation of the east lane of Howard and Harvey Avenue. We require at least 24 hours of notice from the contractor before excavation work can begin ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 7, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - East Lane Construction Start Date Reminder

G&M Cement is planning to begin construction of the east lanes of Harvey and Howard during the middle next week, weather permitting.   A construction update will be sent out at least 24 hours ahead of time so please continue to check your e-m...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 23, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Construction Update and Golf Cart Information

Construction Progress Update

The underground contractor has completed all sewer work included in Phase 1 of the project.  Phase 2, the reconstruction of the east lane of both Howard and Harvey, has been delayed until the week of July 10, 2017. &am...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 13, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Sewer Installation Update

Construction Update

The contractor has completed the major sewer work on the 4000 block of Harvey Avenue.  They will continue north today to work on various sanitary and drainage structures.  Residents of Howard Avenue (47th-48th) should ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: May 22, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Official Schedule and Updates

Project Schedule

The official project schedule has been received from G&M Cement.  The schedule may change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances during construction.  The schedule is as follow:

May 30th - June 16th: All sewer work...

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Road Construction Projects