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    Lakefront Regulations Information

    Due to significant public interest in Village Council's discussions of zoning, development, and engineering regulations that apply to properties along the lakefront of Lake Michigan, the Village has created a webpage devoted to the conversations to date. Read on...
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    Reminder from the Fire Chief: Safe Disposal of Fireplace Waste, Grill Waste, or Ashes

    Even several days after your fire, wood ashes can retain enough heat to ignite a house fire or other combustible material in your refuse container if not disposed of properly. Read on...
  3. 5 day refuse map of Winnetka

    5-Day Refuse Collection Begins April 1

    Effective April 1, the Village will be transitioning from a 4-day refuse and recycling collection schedule to a 5-day refuse and recycling collection schedule. Read on...
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    New Compost Drop-Off Site Added at Greeley School

    Residents can now drop off their food waste and 100% paper waste at Greeley School, joining Carlton Washburne School, Hubbard Woods School, and New Trier High School. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
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    Reduce Energy Use and Costs in your Home or Business

    The Environmental and Forestry Commission provides tips to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs. Read on...