Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of seven divisions, each of which performs specific duties to maintain Village infrastructure.

The Public Works Department provides the essential services of maintaining the water system, sewer system and streets.  Serving the community involves many activities such as:

  • Traffic control
  • Forestry and Landscaping
  • Street Sweeping and Paving
  • Water Treatment and Pumping
  • Construction of Public Infrastructure
  • Water Main Replacement and Repairs
  • Sanitary and Storm Water Sewer Maintenance and Repairs
  • Contract Oversight for Refuse & Recycling Pick-Up and Mosquito Abatement
The Public Works Department business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however, a Public Works employee is always on call. For situations that occur after-hours that require immediate attention, contact the Police Department at (630) 873-4400 and they will notify the Public Works on-call employee.

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Terrace View Pond
A contractor and Village crews are in the process of removing undesirable woody plants. Three spot mowings and herbicide applications will be done this spring and summer and a controlled burn is scheduled for the fall.

Fire Hydrant Painting
Weather permitting, fire hydrant painting will begin June 22nd. Work is primarily being done in the northwest quadrant of town.

Ash Tree Removal

The Forestry Division has begun marking severely infested Ash trees for removal. Approximately 1,100 trees are scheduled to be removed in 2015 due to the Emerald Ash Borer. Trees that will be removed are marked by a red dot. If trees are marked with a red "X" they also will be removed, but due to issues other than Emerald Ash Borer. The replacement process will begin this year as well, but will be spread over several years due to limited availability of suitable replacement trees. The goal is to replace every tree where there is room for a new tree according to the Village’s planting spacing requirements. 

Annual Recycling Extravaganza
On September 19th the Village will hold its annual Recycling Extravaganza! New this year, will be the collection of lumber and vinyl siding. See a complete listing of items accepted and more information here.