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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Full Board Packet

The full Board packet for the December 6th meeting has been posted to our website and can be viewed here.

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Community News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Spring Rock Elevated Tank Maintenance Complete

Friday 3:30 pm update: the elevated tank is now expected to be reintroduced to distribution on Monday morning.

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Maintenance on the elevated tank is complete, and the tank is expected to be reintroduced to distribution on Friday afternoon. This process may...

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Community News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

No Changes to LRS Regular Collection Schedules Over Christmas/New Year

There will be no changes to LRS collection services on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during the weeks leading up to Christmas (12/21-12/24) or New Year’s Day (12/28- 12/31). 

LRS’s 2022 holiday sche...

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Community News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Tuesday Topics, from President Gallagher

This week in Tuesday Topics: Proposed Tax Levy and Operating Budget hearings, parkway tree trimming, Styrofoam collection, snow parking rules, and more...

Read the current issue of Tuesday Topics. Previous issues can be found here.  

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Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

47th Street Pedestrian Bridge Project Over Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

December 2 update: Towards the end of the week Tollway crews will be constructing a pier inside the park, which involves pile driving and may cause additional noise and vibration throughout the area. Work to install stone columns for the pedestrian bridge...

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Community News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Parkway Tree Trimming Begins

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Village parkway trees are scheduled for trimming/pruning beginning on November 29 and trimming will continue until the areas are complete (no later than April 15, 2022). 

The contractor performing the tree work is Winkler Services, LLC. They will ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

November/December Issue of Tower Topics

Tower Topics

The November/December issue of Tower Topics newsletter is now online and will be delivered to resident mailboxes soon. You can read it here.

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Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Metra to Purchase New Ticket Machines

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The Metra Board approved a two-phase contract with VenTek International, of Petaluma,
Calif., for a total of 650 ticket vending machines. The total cost, including acquisition and five years of supportand maintenance, is not to exceed $70 million.&...

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Community News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Autumn Leaf Pick-Up

The Public Works Department will be collecting leaves beginning October 18, and they need your help to ensure that leaf pickup is safe and efficient: 

• Only leaves may be raked into the gutter - no branches, lawn clippings, flowers, or p...

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Community News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Hillgrove Avenue Closure: Prospect Avenue to Public Works Facility

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As part of the Illinois Tollway’s reconstruction of the BNSF bridge, the Illinois Tollway is coordinating local watermain replacement and sewer work, as well as sidewalks and lighting, with the Village of Western Springs. This work began October...

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Community News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Woodland/Ogden Crosswalk to be Relocated as Part of Wolf Road Bike Path Project

The bike path along Wolf Road through the Bemis Woods Forest Preserve is nearly complete. This project, which began in approximately 2015 as a collaboration between IDOT, the Forest Preserves of Cook County, and the Cook County Highway Department, will co...

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Community News

News Flash

Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Smoke Detector Law in Illinois

A new law regarding smoke detectors has been passed in Illinois. The new law requires Illinois residents to replace their smoke detectors with the type that has a long-term, 10-year sealed battery.

By the end of 2022, single and multi-family homes that are...

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Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Fire & EMS

News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2021

Tuesday Topics from President Gallagher

This week in Tuesday Topics: Proposed Tax Levy and Operating Budget hearings, parkway tree trimming, Styrofoam collection, snow parking rules, and more...

Read the current issue of Tuesday Topics. Previous issues can be found here.  

 

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From the Village President

News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2021

WSPD Hiring Police Officers

The WSPD is hiring entry-level Police Officers. Application deadline is January 11, 2022.

Learn more, including how to apply, by clicking here.

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2021

ComEd Tree Trimming - Now Through February 2022

ComEd will be performing tree trimming services for the next three months throughout the Village. These services will be concentrated in Old Town North and South, Forest Hills, Ridgeacres, Fairview Estates, Ridgewood, and Timber Trails. ComEd rou...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2021

Resident registration starts tomorrow!!!

Resident registration for winter/spring activities starts tomorrow, December 3rd, at 8:30 AM.

(non-resident registration begins December 10th at 8:30 AM)

Register at https://wsprings.recdesk.com 

View the activity brochure at https://wsprings.com/re...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Winter/Spring Recreation Brochure now available!

The Winter/Spring Recreation Activities Brochure is now available for download at https://wsprings.com/recreation 

Registration begins on December 3rd at 8:30 AM for residents and December 10th at 8:30 AM for non-residents.

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Recreation

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