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Water Quality Solicitation Letter Not Associated with Village of Winnetka

The Village has been informed that a vendor is soliciting customers by U.S. mail in a format that appears to be an advisory letter issued by the Village about potential problems with the water supply. This solicitation is not associated with, or promoted by, Winnetka's Water & Electric Department.

 

Winnetka MWRD Violation Notice

The Village of Winnetka failed to self-report a violation of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District’s (MWRD) mercury effluent standards. On April 24, 2018, a composite water sample showed a mercury concentration of 0.00279 mg/L which exceeds the permitted discharge limit of 0.001 mg/L.

 
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2020 Vehicle Stickers and Dog Tags on Sale

Vehicle stickers, dog tags, motorcycle licenses and 2020 daily parking passes are on sale at Village Hall. Residents should check their mail for renewal information.

 
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Water Department Performing Village-wide Leak Detection Program

ADS Environmental Services has been hired to perform leak detection services on the Village’s potable (drinking) water system to identify and reduce unaccounted water loss. Using acoustic technologies, field technicians will survey approximately 72 miles of water mains and 4,500 water services to locate undetected water leaks.

 
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Leaf Collection Underway until November 25

Oct 14, 2019 09:44 AM

The curbside leaf collection program runs until November 25. Rake leaves to the parkway just inside the edge of the curb for collection. Please do not rake leaves into the streets, as this creates a hazard when leaves are wet. Wet leaves can also lead to clogged storm sewers, increasing the risk of flooded streets and yards. For more information about the leaf collection program, please call the Public Works Department at 847-716-3568.

 

Request for Proposals: 93 Green Bay Road

The Village of Winnetka has issued a Request for Proposals seeking businesses or developers interested in re-purposing the village-owned property at 93 Green Bay Road. The Village hopes to identify a new user for the property that will bring a productive commercial use to the space and offer an amenity to area residents, students and visitors.

 
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Smart 911 & Winnetka Alert

Jan 16, 2019 03:25 PM

Winnetka offers residents and businesses an emergency alert system that allows the Village and other government agencies to communicate 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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Get to Know Your Village Trustees and Community Conversations

May 26, 2017 03:13 PM

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 Streets on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 - 11:00 AM to discuss the issues, share your thoughts about our Village, and get to know your elected officials.

 
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Take Advantage of Year-Round Light Recycling

Dec 03, 2018 09:28 AM

Don't throw away those old lights and extension cords don’t work... Recycle them with the Village’s year-round light recycling program! All types of holiday lights and cords are accepted for recycling at the Public Works Yards, 1390 Willow Road, weekdays from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

 
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Dispose of Unused Prescription Medications and Sharps at Fire Department

Nov 19, 2018 11:01 AM

The Winnetka Fire Department participates in the Residential Prescription Drug & Sharps Disposal Program. Home prescription medications and used insulin syringes may be dropped off at the Fire Department Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Please note that the Fire Department cannot accept narcotics.

 
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Collect a $50 Rebate When You Purchase a Nest Smart Thermostat

Jan 01, 2019 09:56 AM

The Nest smart thermostat can help you save money on energy; the Village can help you save money on the Nest thermostat. Thanks to grant funding from our electricity supplier, the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), Winnetka is offering a $50 rebate for residential utility customers when they buy and install a Nest smart thermostat.

 
 
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