1. UPDATES
    & VILLAGE NEWS

  1. An official building from the side

    Village Buildings Reopen

    Village buildings are now open to the public. Visitors must wear masks and practice social distancing at all times when inside a Village building. Please continue to interact with the Village by phone, email, and videoconferencing before visiting. Read on...
  2. Fire department worker holding hose during flow testing.

    Routine Hydrant Flushing this Summer

    The Fire Department will flow-test hydrants in Winnetka this summer. Data obtained from this process ensures the hydrants are in good working order and provides hydraulic information to both the Fire Department and Water & Electric Department. Read on...
  3. recycling

    Recycling Programs Resume

    Recycling of holiday lights, styrofoam, CFL bulbs, and small electronics will resume on July 6 and electronics recycling drop off for larger items will resume on July 9 at the Public Works Yards. Read on...
  4. Spring Clean Up Map

    2020 Spring Quarantine Clean-Up: July 13, 2020 – July 16, 2020

    The Village’s Annual Spring Clean-Up is rescheduled and will take place July 13 — July 16, 2020. Read on...
  5. coal tar applied on a driveway

    Reminder: Coal Tar Sealant is Banned in Winnetka

    The Village of Winnetka bans the use of coal tar-based sealants on all public and private driveways, parking lots, and other roadway surfaces within Village limits. Read on...
  6. Chief Marc Hornstein

    A Letter to the Winnetka Community on Police Policies and Procedures from Chief Marc Hornstein

    Read a message on Winnetka's commitment to professional policing and providing the highest level of service to our community. Read on...
  7. Electric worker trimming trees

    Line Clearance (Tree Trimming) in Progress

    The pruning of trees near overhead utility lines is important for public safety and reliable electric utility service. As trees are a leading cause of power outages, Asplundh Tree Experts has been hired to perform line clearance work for 2020. Read on...
  8. Patio at Fred&#39s Garage

    Dine Outdoors in Winnetka

    Restaurants that are compliant with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s guidance on safely providing food service while limiting the spread of COVID-19 may open beginning May 29, 2020. Read on...
  9. Gas Powered Leaf Blower

    Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited June 1-September 30

    Between June 1 and September 30, gasoline-powered blowers are prohibited entirely in the Village of Winnetka. Violation of the ordinance is subject to a $100 fine per occurrence. Read on...
  10. Firemedic reads book

    Story Time with a Local Hero Videos Available

    The Village of Winnetka partners with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library to present Story Time with a Local Hero: we are currently making digital recordings of our local heroes reading children's books for members of our community to enjoy. Read on...
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