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Winnetka Best Town to Live in Illinois

January 21, 2019

A report by the financial news and opinion site 24/7 Wall Street has proclaimed Winnetka the best town to live in Illinois. Criteria for judging what makes a place "home" include characteristics which are deemed "universally desirable." These include essentials like safe streets, a strong local economy, affordability, and diverse entertainment options.

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The 2019 Winnetka Music Festival is June 21 & 22

January 18, 2019

Five months and counting to your 2019 Winnetka Music Festival! The Winnetka Music Fest Valslist production team is already making big plans to pump up the fun, the music and the food for this year’s musical celebration. Mark your calendar for June 21-22 for the best music festival in the Chicago suburbs!

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Smart 911 & Winnetka Alert

January 16, 2019

We are excited to offer residents and businesses a new emergency alert system that allows the Village and other government agencies to communicate real-time information on weather, traffic, or other critical incidents. Smart911-Winnetka Alert is a free service that individuals and businesses subscribe to for notifications via email, text, or voice message. ​

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Events

01/23/2019 07:00 PM

Plan Commission Meeting

Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Winnetka Village Hall, Winnetka, IL -60093


The Plan Commission holds its regular meetings on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers on the 2nd Floor of Village Hall.
 
(07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)

01/24/2019 07:00 PM

Special Design Review Board meeting

Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Village Hall, Winnetka, IL -60093


This special meeting will be held at 7:00 PM in the Village Council Chambers at Winnetka Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road.
 
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)

01/28/2019 04:00 PM

Zoning Administrator

Event's details

Time:04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Village Hall, Winnetka, IL -60093


The Zoning Administrator will meet at 4:00 PM on January 28, 2019 in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road.


 
(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

02/04/2019 07:00 PM

Landmark Preservation Commission Meeting

Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Winnetka Village Hall, Winnetka, IL -60093


The Landmark Preservation Commission holds its regular meetings on the 1st Monday of each month. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of Village Hall.
 
(07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)

02/05/2019 07:00 PM

Village Council Regular Meeting

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Time:07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Winnetka Village Hall, Winnetka, IL -60093


The Winnetka Village Council holds its Regular Meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month. Meetings are held in Council Chambers on the second floor of Village Hall.
 
(07:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

02/09/2019 10:00 AM

Community Conversations

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Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location: Peet's Coffee, Winnetka, IL -60093


Is something on your mind about the Village of Winnetka? Questions? Suggestions? Concerns? Your Trustees want to hear about it. Join Village Council members at Peet's Coffee at the corner of Elm and Chestnut on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00-11:00 AM. Discuss the hot issues, share your thoughts about our Village, get to know your elected officials.

 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

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On March 10, 2019, the Village of Winnetka will mark our 150th anniversary as a Village, and 2019 will be a year to honor and celebrate the people, places and progress that make Winnetka what it is today. Winnetka has a unique and celebrated history and we invite our residents and businesses to honor our past, while looking confidently to our collective future. Read more....

Join the celebration!

Village_Seal_wDate--_09-17-12We Welcome You. Winnetka is picturesquely situated on the shore of Lake Michigan, just 17 miles north of Chicago. The Village is made up of tranquil tree-shaded streets and family-oriented neighborhoods as well as three quaint in-town business districts that are home to a variety of shops, restaurants and businesses.

The Village’s vision statement describes Winnetka as "...a village in a natural setting committed to its tradition of residential neighborhoods, citizen involvement, local shops and educational excellence...". Whether you are a resident or guest, we welcome you to take part in all of the things that make our village so special.

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