News Flash

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor's Plan in Response to Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

This week Governor Pritzker laid out a targeted approach for Illinois’ response to upticks in coronavirus cases around the state, saying it was the best way to attack outbreaks while keeping most of the state as free of restrictions as possible....

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Community News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Virtual Town Hall on Phase 4 Guidelines and Small Business Relief Programs

Townhall Flyer

This Thursday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m. State Senators Suzy Glowiak Hilton and John Curran will participate in a bipartisan, virtual town hall on Phase 4 guidelines and small business relief programs. The Senators will be joined by a representative from the D...

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Community News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Full Board Packet

The full Board Meeting packet for the 6/22/2020 meeting is available on our website and can be downloaded here.

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Community News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Conditions Ideal for Mosquito Production

DESPLAINES VALLEY MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE - July 8, 2020 

Although levels of WNV (West Nile Virus) within the mosquito population are still low, with the return of warm temperatures, conditions are ideal for the increased product...

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Community News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Prospect Avenue Project Begins June 22

Prospect Ave

The 2020 Prospect Avenue Improvement project is scheduled to begin on June 22, 2020, weather permitting. The project includes the installation of a new storm sewer, concrete reconstruction of the roadway, green infrastructure improvements, and Americans w...

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Rave Alert and Smart911 - Register today!

The Village has migrated from the Code Red emergency notification system, to Rave Alert and Smart911. Registration is required for anyone who lives/works in Western Springs, and users can customize the types of messages they’d like to receive. P...

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Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Vehicle Sticker Renewal - deadline for no penalty is May 30

Using the information received in the mail in March, residents can purchase stickers online. Residents can also complete the fillable PDF forms (for vehicle stickers and pet licenses ) print and return them with payment to Village Hall, by mail, or using ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Reminder: Construction/Lawn Equipment and Excessive Noise Guidelines

As the weather improves and many residents continue to be at home more than usual, please be a good neighbor and adhere to the following noise guidelines:

Construction and Lawn Equipment: 

The Village limits the use of heavy construction and lawn m...

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Community News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Garden Mulch No Longer Available

The Village’s mulch program has concluded for the 2020 season. 

Questions can be directed to Municipal Services at 708-246-1800, ext. 200.

 

Community News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Solary Energy as an Accessible and Affordable Option

Cook County has partnered with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) to coordinate a residential and small commercial group buy program for solar energy called Solarize Chicagoland. This is the second year th...

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Census 2020 - it's not too late!

It’s not too late - there’s still time to be counted!

Western Springs has the #1 Census 2020 response rate in Lyons Township, but if your household is one of the 20% that has not yet responded, there’s still time! 

In ...

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Community News

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

President's Corner, July/August: A Look Back at 2020

President Gallagher takes a look back at the first half of 2020. Read the July/August edition of President’s Corner

Previous editions can be found at: http://www.wsprings.com/483/Presidents-Corner 

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From the Village President

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

WSPD Appoints New Sergeant

Sergeant Tony Jemison was officially promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant on July 10.

Read the press release here.

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Bike Safety for Children

Bike Safety 2020

Join WSPD for an hour-long interactive bike safety presentation for 5-8 year old children. Topics include road signage, helmet safety, road safety, signaling, and proper bike sizing. 

Please have your child bring a face covering and a water bottle...

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Join the Neighbors by Ring App

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The Western Springs Police Detective Division is excited to be joining the Neighbors by Ring app to reduce crime in our community. The Neighbors by Ring app also allows the user to see ’something share, something’ directly with Western...

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2020

NPDES: Long Term Control Plan Annual Update Now Online

The Village’s annual reporting update for its Long Term Control Plan for the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit is now updated and online for download. You can find the updated annual report at the link below.

Long Te...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Welcome to the Village of Western Springs’ New Service Request System

Dude Solutions Asset Essentials

Beginning May 22, 2020 the Village will be implementing a new, simplified online service request system. The new service request system is a cloud and mapping based interface to allow residents to more easily submit non-emergency service requests to the V...

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Dude Solutions Citizen Portal Municipal Services
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Block Party Applications On Hold Until Further Notice

Due to COVID-19 and current social restrictions in place by the State of Illinois, the Village will not be accepting or issuing any block party approvals at this time. Village staff will continue to monitor guidance from the State and its health organizat...

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Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Recreation offering Yoga in the Park

BUMBLE BEE YOGA IN THE PARK

Enjoy some yoga in the park!!  Participants will explore yoga by learning basic poses.  Stories and games will be included in every class to enhance the experience.  Children will learn calming techniq...

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Updated Harvest Tennis Schedule

The Harvest Tennis Schedule has been updated and registration is now open.  Harvest Tennis runs from August 10-28.

There are still a few spots available for Late Summer Tennis, which begins July 20th.

Additional Info... Recreation
Posted on: July 7, 2020

WS Rec Offering 2nd Session of Virtual Math Plays!

Our Math Plays classes will now be running virtually for the second Summer session (7/23-8/13).  Registration deadline is July 20, Noon. No refunds will be given after deadline.

Each week parents will receive an email with a lesson plan as well as...

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Register for July Recreation Programs!

Register now for July Recreation Programs.  An updated list of programs can be found here: www.wsprings.com/561/covid-19

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Recreation
Posted on: June 30, 2020

WS Recreation Just Added Session 2 of Virtual Chess Camp

VIRTUAL CHESS CAMP - SESSION 2Enter into the magical and exciting virtual world of chess with Chess Wizards! You will participate in epic chess games, fun and interactive lessons, tournaments, team matches, trivia and more!  Whether you have been...

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Calling all Lil' Hoopers and Ballerz!

LIL’ HOOPERS - BOYS AND GIRLS AGES 3-5 YEARS

Let the first time your son or daughter pick up a basketball be with Christopher Spartz Basketball’s Lil’ Hoopers!  This program is a great way to get acclimated with the p...

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Updated Info on Late Summer 3-Day Tower Camp

Note updated information in ALL CAPS:

Late Summer Tower Camp (3 days: M, W, F) for Campers ages 5 1/2 - 8

School age children enjoy organized activities designed to promote socialization, self-esteem, creativity, and fun! Summer themes add excitement to the...

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Online registration... Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Unplanned Hydrant Replacements and Water Shut-Offs

The Village has identified two fire hydrants on Prospect Avenue for replacement. The hydrants were originally scheduled to only be adjusted but additional inspections showed that replacements are required. Below are the scheduled shut-offs and the affecte...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 13, 2020

2020 Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Asphalt Grinding Schedul

The general contractor is scheduled to begin grinding 40th Street and Willow Street on July 15th, weather permitting. Residents will retain access to driveways during the majority of the grinding process, unless the contractor is working in front of your ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 13, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Emergency Water Shut-Off on 7/13/2020

The contractor has damaged the existing water main on Prospect Avenue near Reid. The contractor and Public Works are in the process of repairing the damages but water service on Prospect Avenue will unavailable until they are complete. Water service will ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 13, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - Notice to Proceed Received

The Village has received the Notice to Proceed (NTP) from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) for the 2020 Clausen Avenue project. The NTP has been signed by the Village and will be returned to the IEPA this week. Village staff and Baxter ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2020 Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) Asphalt Resurfacing Project - Construction Update 7/2/2020

The contractor began removing and replacing curb/gutter, affected driveway aprons and sidewalks last week. They are scheduled to complete the remaining concrete work early next week. Next, they will begin adjusting all sewer structures in the area to allo...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 2, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Construction Update 7/2/2020

The contractor completed the installation of multiple storm sewer structures at Hillgrove and Prospect earlier this week. They are currently in the process of installing the new storm sewer along the east side of Prospect Avenue. They have suffered a few ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 16, 2020

2020 Prospect Avenue - Official Start Date

Official Start Date

The contractor is scheduled to begin construction on Prospect Avenue on Monday, June 22, 2020, weather permitting. The contractor will begin installing storm sewer at Prospect Avenue and Hillgrove and moving north. The contractor will h...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Prospect and Clausen - Resident Meeting Videos are Available Online

The recordings for the 2020 Clausen Avenue and 2020 Prospect Avenue Public Meetings are now available at the links below :

The videos above, PDFs for both pres...

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Road Construction Projects