10.20.21.Packet.City Council.Special During the COVID-19 Pandemic, City Hall is closed for public meetings due to distancing restrictions, though interested people may teleconference from home or another location on the Zoom app. Downloading Zoom from zoom.us will provide the audio link to the meeting. Anyone wishing to provide comment on a topic or an agenda item, […]
The City of West Chicago is a rapidly growing community located in the western suburbs of Chicago seeking a Public Works Street Superintendent. The superintendent, under the direction of the Director of Public Works, will be responsible for directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of the Street Division. The Streets Division is responsible for […]
Job Description: Evidence Custodian/Evidence Technician – .pdf The position of Evidence Custodian/Evidence Technician is a civilian position within the Police Department involving the receipt, recording, security and disposition of all recovered evidence, property and contraband coming into the custody of the Police Department, as well as the processing of crime scenes. Additionally, the person in […]
The West Chicago Comprehensive Plan moves forward. The feedback and support of persons and businesses in the community have been essential for this development. The biggest ideas highlighted in the plans will be available for public view at Kindred Roasted Coffee, 148 West Washington Street, and La Michoacana Ice Cream Shop, 560 Main Street, now […]
West Chicago’s annual Senior Citizen Leaf Raking Event is scheduled for Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to lend a helping hand to senior citizens and those unable to tackle the task of raking the leaves in their yards. Individuals, businesses, or organizations looking for a rewarding service […]
The West Chicago Police Department was recently awarded a 2nd place finish in the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge. The Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge is a friendly competition between similar size and type of law enforcement agencies. It is a program coordinated by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police […]
Have you noticed any of these beauties in West Chicago? Visit the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s website for an expanded list of butterflies observed in the area.
The following schedule has been announced for lane closures on IL Route 38 near Fabyan Parkway: Monday 6/29: Westbound IL Route 38 will be reduced to 1 lane (1 lane permanently closed for remainder of the project). Tuesday 6/30 (weather permitting): Eastbound IL Route 38 will be reduced to 1 lane (1 lane permanently closed […]
Decorative Railings Now Installed at Downtown Pedestrian Tunnel Black wrought iron railings coordinate with downtown beautification efforts, and add beauty and function to the downtown pedestrian tunnel located near the Fox Community Center.
The City of West Chicago has learned that the West Chicago Fire Protection District’s (WCFPD) Fire Station 6, located at 200 Fremont Street, will be accepting donations for DeKalb County tornado relief. Items being accepted are bottled water, non-perishable food donations, new or slightly used clothing, toiletries, paper goods and gift cards. Items will be […]
The purpose of this newsletter is to inform you that the next phase of construction activities for the City of West Chicago’s Alta Vista Gardens Roadway Rehabilitation Project (Project) will soon begin. Based upon a schedule provided by the contractor (A-Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc.) construction is scheduled to begin Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and is […]
Helen Hills The Hills family was a prominent family in the early days of West Chicago. The Hills have been featured over the years in City Museum exhibits and in our annual Tales Tombstones Tell Oakwood Cemetery walk. Albert Hills was an important man in the early days of our community. He worked as a […]
The West Chicago Police Department Traffic Safety Unit announced the 3/8 on Route 38 enforcement campaign was a success. Officers were out in force checking for child safety seat and occupant restraint compliance, DUI drivers, aggressive driving, excessive speed and distracted driving within the City. By the end of the day, 22 traffic citations and […]
Known as the “Joel Wiant House” to many West Chicago residents, the structure located at 151 West Washington Street has become a regular place to visit and observe as it undergoes a complete restoration. What was once a building with serious structural and cosmetic deficiencies and at risk of being demolished, has now become a treasure […]
JULIE, Inc. Reminds Homeowners to Call 811 The City of West Chicago has learned that this April marks the eighth annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding homeowners and professional excavators in Illinois to call JULIE, Inc. (JULIE) at 811 before every digging project this spring, regardless of the size or depth. This is a free […]