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  1. Village of Winnetka

    Purchase Village Vehicle Stickers by February 29 to Avoid Late Fees

    Residents who have not yet purchased their annual vehicle sticker are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. Vehicle stickers cost $40/each, but will incur a $20 late fee if purchased after February 29. Read on...
  2. PD News

    Please Keep Vehicles Locked and Secured

    There have been a number of recent reports that vehicles left unlocked in driveways have been entered by unknown offenders. In some cases, items were removed from these vehicles. Read on...
  3. Village of Winnetka

    Spring Clean-Up Week: May 6 - 10

    The Village’s recycling contractor, Lakeshore Recycling Systems, will remove from the parkway anything that two people can reasonably lift into a truck. Read on...
  4. Willow from Hibbard to Forestway closed March 23-31

    Willow Road Closure March 23-31

    Stormwater construction will necessitate the closure of westbound traffic on Willow Road between Hibbard and Forestway Drive from March 23-31. Lane closures will occur on Willow from March 11 - April 18. Read on...
  5. landmark preservation commission logo

    Landmark Preservation Awards Accepted through May 24

    The Village of Winnetka's Landmark Preservation Commission is accepting nominations for its Preservation Awards program: an annual initiative seeking to recognize exterior construction projects that have helped preserve our community's character. Read on...
  6. police

    Panhandling in the Village

    We continue to engage with individuals observed panhandling in the Village and encourage them to utilize the resources of organizations that can provide them with lasting aid, as opposed to panhandling for donations. Read on...
  7. snow

    Snow & Ice Control Operations

    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. Read on...
  8. Green Awards

    Environmental and Forestry Commission Green Award Nominations Accepted

    The awards program recognizes properties and households within Winnetka that demonstrate exceptional commitment to sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices. Read on...
  9. police

    Be Aware of Mobile Payment Scams

    Never let someone unknown to you handle your phone, especially when you have mobile payment apps or banking information open. Read on...
  10. Fire Department Logo

    CPR/AED Training Class Available

    Early administration of CPR to cardiac arrest victims increases their chances for survival. The Winnetka Fire Department conducts CPR/AED certification and recertification classes monthly. Read on...
  11. Solar panels on the roof of 1390 Willow Road

    Village Installs Solar Panels

    The Public Works Yards building at 1390 Willow Road now has a solar installation that produces about 14,500 kilowatt hours of electricity over the course of a year, and reduces the building's electricity consumption by 6.8%. Read on...
  12. Cook County United Against Hate logo

    Cook County United Against Hate

    In October, Village Council signed a resolution pledging that Winnetka would participate in Cook County United Against Hate, as the Village is dedicated to protecting all residents from hate crimes. Read on...
  13. Village of Winnetka

    Lake Bluff Steep Slope Construction Study and Permit Abeyance Period through March 18

    On February 6, 2024, the Village Council adopted an ordinance establishing bluff regulations for development in the steep slope area along Lake Michigan and to amend the definitions for the lot line and the front yard setback along Lake Michigan. Read on...
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