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Water Department Performing Hydrant Painting

Jul 13, 2018 07:51 AM

The Village of Winnetka maintains over 625 fire hydrants. Part of this maintenance includes painting and sandblasting approximately every four years, to enhance their appearance and improve visibility of faded and weathered hydrants. In July and August, approximately 165 hydrants will be painted in the following areas: (i) North of Ash Street, east of the railroad and bounded by the Lake; and (ii) Spruce, Elm and Oak Streets from Hibbard to Green Bay Roads.

 
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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in Winnetka

Jul 06, 2018 10:56 AM

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) has found the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes to occur in a Winnetka trap this year.

 
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Cook County Property Tax Appeals Seminar Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Jul 12, 2018 11:43 AM

Cook County Commissioner Dan Patlak and the Village of Winnetka invite the community to a property tax appeal seminar at Village Hall (510 Green Bay Road) in the Council Chamber, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM. The hour-long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal and address why property taxes go up when the value of your home goes down. The deadline to file an appeal is August 30.

 
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Phosphorus Fertilizer Prohibition

Apr 28, 2018 03:03 PM

To protect water quality by reducing phosphorus runoff, Winnetka bans the use of phosphorus-containing fertilizers. State law already prohibits the application of phosphorus-containing fertilizers by commercial applicators. The Village’s ordinance complements the state law, and allows exceptions for the Park District and residents when phosphorus doesn’t naturally occur at high enough levels or is otherwise low; and for newly sodded or seeded lawns.

 
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Summer Hydrant Flushing

May 11, 2018 09:27 AM

The Village will soon begin flow-testing hydrants in Winnetka; work will continue throughout the summer. Signs will be placed in the areas to be tested; in addition click the link in the main news article for a map of the current testing location.

 
 
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