Posted on: July 21, 2017

Flash Flood Watch

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall with rates well over one inch per hour are likely to move across portions of north central and northeast Illinois late Friday afternoon through early Saturday morning.

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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: March 3, 2017

Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Expansion Project

Complete a Survey—The Illinois Tollway is offering an opportunity for you to improve your future travel on the Central Tri-State (I-294) by completing a quick five minute survey about your travel habits along the Central Tri-State corridor. This...

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Community News

Posted on: July 7, 2017

East Train Platforms - Official Start Date

The official start date for the East Train Platforms project will be Monday, July 10, 2017.  The contractor will begin by removing the existing platforms on both the north and south side.  Access to the parking adjacent to the platforms ...

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East Train Platform Reconstruction
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: May 16, 2017

Construction Notice

East Platform Construction Notice

The Village of Western Springs will be reconstructing the East Train Platforms, between Wolf Road and Lawn Avenue beginning June 1, 2017.

During construction, the platforms will be inaccessible and riders most load and unload from the train west of Lawn Av...

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Construction Notice (.PDF) East Train Platform Reconstruction

Posted on: June 22, 2017

Fire Department Announces the Passing of Lt. Richard Jacobson

Lieutenant Jacobson has battled ALS since being diagnosed in 2011 with the courage and dignity reserved for true heroes. His battle ended Tuesday June 20, 2017.  Lieutenant Jacobson was appointed in 2005 and remained involved and on the active ro...

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Fire & EMS
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: June 26, 2017

Water Department—Q&A Session on July 20th

Municipal Services Director Matt Supert and Water Plant Superintendent Erin Duffy will be hosting a Q&A session for our residents on July 20th at 6pm in the All Purpose Room at Village Hall. Please attend this meeting where staff will answer questions...

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From the Village President

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Water System Q&A Handouts and Update

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: June 26, 2017

2017 Modified Pavement Condition Index Report is Now Available

The 2017 Modified Pavement Condition Index (MPCI) Report is now available at the link below. The annual MPCI reports outline the roadway review and condition assessment process that staff performs each spring. Included are ratings for every roadway segmen...

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2017 Modified Pavement Condition Index Report Municipal Services
Posted on: May 16, 2017

East Train Platform - Construction Notice

East Platform Construction Notice

The Village of Western Springs will be reconstructing the East Train Platforms, between Wolf Road and Lawn Avenue beginning June 1, 2017.

During construction, the platforms will be inaccessible and riders most load and unload from the train west of Lawn Av...

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Construction Notice (.PDF) Municipal Services

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Recreation Department is Accepting Applications for Early Childhood Assistants

The Recreation Department is accepting employment applications for part-time assistants for various early childhood classes starting in the fall. Candidates should have a flexible schedule, enjoy working with young children and have knowledge of activitie...

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Employment Application Recreation
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Recreation Department Accepting Applications for a Part-Time Lacrosse Coordinator

Recreation Department is now accepting applications for a Part-Time Lacrosse Coordinator for the Lacrosse travel program. Complete details along with application are available at www.wsprings.com.

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Recreation

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 30, 2017

2017 Roadway Program - Start Date Delayed

The start date for the 2017 Roadway Program has been delayed until June 5, 2017.  The contractor plans to begin underground sewer work at the corner of 41st Street and Harvey Avenue.  Access to Harvey Avenue will remain open for the majo...

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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