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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Fire Hydrant Flushing
The spring hydrant flushing program will begin the week of April 11th. During hydrant flushing, residents may experience a temporary drop in water pressure, water may be rusty and cloudy or “milky” water. These conditions do not affect the quality and safety of the water, only appearance. When you see a flushing crew in your area, avoid running tap water and washing clothes until the flushing is completed. Drive carefully around any open running hydrant, watch for Public Works personnel and keep children away from the open hydrants and flushing crews. More information... 

Tree Planting
The Village's tree planting contractor will be in town April 11th through April 27th planting 571 trees. The Forestry staff will mulch the trees after they are planted.

Catch Basin Cleaning
United Septic, the Village's contractor, is currently in town cleaning catch basins. They are expected to be working in town through mid-April. See the 2016 Projects Map for the area they are working in as well as other projects scheduled for this year.