Railroad Pedestrian Crossing Closed: The Village was just informed that the pedestrian crossing east of Prospect Ave will be closed starting today for repairs. BNSF expects to finish repairs and reopen the crossing by Monday next week.
New Refuse Cans Distributed this Week: As part of the new refuse contract 95 gallon carts are to be delivered to all residents. Starting today, these new refuse cans will distributed to residents. After receiving the cart, if you would like to request a smaller cart please call Republic Services at (630) 964-3232. As a reminder, recycling and yard waste is unchanged and refuse stickers are no longer required if your garbage exceeds the limits of the new can.
Traffic Study Downtown- As part of an ongoing grant funded traffic study, an engineering firm will be in town on Saturday (August 16th) and Tuesday (August 19th) recording traffic counts. Expect to see engineers around the downtown recording traffic and parking conditions.
Shop Local - GoLocal! The Village’s new GoLocal! program is live! Residents can visit GoLocal! at www.clarendonhills.us/golocal.cfm to learn about Clarendon Hills’ registered businesses and contractors. Registered business owners and contractors can use this site to claim their listing, post business information, specials, coupons and employment opportunities, and maintain their annual business license with the Village.
Blue Dot Parking- Blue Dots are now assigned to businesses instead of employees, each business only needs to purchase enough blue dots to have a spot for each employee that is currently on shift. Also, blue dots are now available online. Go to https://payableform.appspot.com/forms/6kfss and fill out an application.
Downtown Master Plan Update: The Zoning Board of Appeals/Plan Commission (ZBA/PC) will be conducting the continued public hearing for the proposed update to the Downtown Master Plan on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. This meeting will be held in the Prospect School gymnasium at 100 N Prospect Avenue. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Click here to visit the DTMP project web page.
BSNF Metra Construction Scheduled: From July 14th to August 29th, the BSNF Metra line maybe experiencing delays due to construction. Certain trains are more likely to be impacted, click here for a list of these trains.
Police Department Reminder: Please lock your vehicle doors and remove all valuables when leaving your car parked outside overnight. Your vehicle is more likely to be burglarized if the opportunity is presented to gain easy access. The police department wants to remind people that if you see anything suspicious to call 911.
Construction Schedule Update for watermain and road reconstruction in the Stonegate Subdivision:
Week of July 21st: Complete connection at Stonegate and Ogden; test main; begin installation on Columbine and Larkspur.
Week of July 28th: Transfer house services on Naperville and Stonegate.
Week of August 4th: Complete service transfers; resume work on Columbine and Larkspur.
Week of August 11th through August 29th: Complete installation on Columbine and Larkspur; pressure test; disinfect; place main in-service and transfer individual water services to new main.
Week of September 2nd: Complete water main connection at northeast corner of subdivision. Through traffic is expected to be restricted during this time frame.
Storm Water Update: Visit the new Storm Water page for an update on the Village's response to ongoing flooding issues, available here. More the frequent updates regarding storm water issues, join the Village's new storm water email list by clicking here.
Vehicle Stickers and Pet Licenses Now for Sale: Village vehicle stickers and pet licenses are now available for sale (due August 1st). Click here to purchase vehicle stickers online. Or visit us a Village Hall.
Prescription Drop Off: For your safety and the safety of the environment, the Police Department (448 Park Ave.) allows anyone to drop off any unused medications with no questions asked (during office hours of Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
New Strategic Priorities webpage- The Village now lists all existing strategic priorities on a separate web page, available here. The page gives descriptions of the priorities along with a status update on each goal.
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.