2014 Business and Contractor License Renewal
Notices have been mailed to all 2013 business, home occupation, scavenger and contractor license holders indicating that license renewal applications are now being accepted for the 2014 calendar year. A license is required for business operation or construction work continued or started in 2014. Click here to learn more.
Study recommends change in Traffic Signal at Chicago and Middaugh
The Village is considering changing the functioning of the traffic signal at the corner of Chicago and Middaugh, as part of an effort to enhance pedestrian safety at that location. A traffic engineering review was conducted determine the impacts of any change considered to traffic signalization. The study, which can be downloaded here, recommends changing the signal to halt vehicular traffic from all directions, when the walk button has been pressed. The Village is currently getting a quote from a firm that reprograms traffic signals to determine the cost of making the change recommended.
2013 Community Needs Survey results available
Each year, the Village conducts a Community Needs Survey to get feedback on Village services and current issues. The survey was sent to 1,000 randomly selected households in July. The results have been compiled and are now available for review. Read the press release here, or read the full narrative analysis here.
Village Board receives stormwater report at August 5 Board Meeting
The Village Board received a report from Village Engineers about the April 18 flood event. The report details where flooding occurred and outlines areas to further study for stormwater management improvements. The memo is available in the August 5 meeting packet and the full report is available through this link.
Much of the data in the report was collected through Flooding Questionnaires distributed at the May 8 meeting on stormwater. Information from that meeting is below:
Online Payments Now Accepted
You can now purchase your Village vehicle sticker online and Blue Dot parking pass, as well as pay your water bill and parking tickets online. The service is offered through the Illinois e-Pay service using your MasterCard, Discover, American Express or electronic check. Click here to access the Village's e-Pay web page, hosted by the Illinois State Treasurer.