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Oak Street and Cherry Street Bridge Construction

Construction has begun on the Oak and Cherry Street Bridges: on Oak from Green Bay Road to Lincoln Avenue and on Cherry Street from Green Bay Road to Maple Street. The project includes the removal and replacement of the superstructure of both bridges, and their foundations will be supplemented to increase their capacity. Construction is scheduled to be complete by November 2019.


Electric Department Performing Thermography Inspections of Lines & Equipment

The Water & Electric Department will be performing thermography inspections of the Village’s overhead power lines, distribution centers, switchgear and select transformer sites. Thermography is a non-destructive test method that may be used to detect poor connections, unbalanced loads, deteriorated insulation, or other potential problems. Work is scheduled to begin on July 17th and last approximately two weeks.


Visit the Sidewalk Sale July 19-20

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce presents the North Shore’s Premier Sidewalk Sale! The sale in Winnetka is on Friday, & Saturday, July 19-20 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM rain or shine. Browse from a fine selection of merchandise from a variety of the finest shops in the area, as you treat yourself to unique culinary creations from Chicago Food Trucks.​


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07/18/2019 07:00 PM

Design Review Board Meeting

Event's details

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

The Design Review Board holds its regular meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each month in the Council Chamber at Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road.
(07:00 PM - 09:30 PM)

07/19/2019 12:00 AM

2019 Sidewalk Sale

Event's details

All Day Event
Location: , Winnetka, IL -60093

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce will be taking over the sidewalks, streets and shops in Winnetka for the North Shore’s premier Sidewalk Sale, Friday July 20 and Saturday July 21, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
(All Day Event)

07/24/2019 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)

07/26/2019 08:30 AM

Police Pension Fund Board Meeting

Event's details

Time:08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Winnetka Police Department, Winnetka, IL -60093

The Police Pension Fund Board will hold its regular meetings on the fourth Friday of April, July & October. Meetings are held in the at the Winnetka Police Department.
(08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)

07/29/2019 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 July 29, 2019 in the Council Chamber on the 2nd floor of Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road.

(04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

08/02/2019 05:00 PM

First Fridays in Hubbard Woods

Event's details

Time:05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Hubbard Woods Design District, Winnetka, IL -60093

Experience a different art display, design or new product introduction every first Friday of the month at participating merchants in Hubbard Woods. There will be drinks, nibbles, music and art throughout the participating merchants.
(05:00 PM - 08:00 PM)

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gv-150-logo-img-20190207On March 10, 2019, the Village of Winnetka marked 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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