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Posted on: June 13, 2019

2019 Photo Contest Winners Announced

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The Village of Lombard is pleased to announce this year’s top winning photographs of the 2019 Lilac Time Photo Contest, in which residents and guests were invited to submit photos that best represented Lombard during Lilac Time.

  • First Place – “Welcome to L...
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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Lombard Police Warn Residents: Lock Your Car

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Car burglaries have been on the rise in recent months, with the majority of these crimes focusing on unlocked cars. The Lombard Police Department is encouraging residents to never leave valuables in cars and to never leave cars unlocked. The simple behavi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Village Board Update: Video Gaming, March 22, 2019

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At last night’s Village Board Meeting, two ordinances regarding video gaming were considered on first reading, and were initially approved by the Village Board.

The ordinances were read on separate action and Village Board members provided comments and fee...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Controlled Burns for Late March through Mid-April

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Lombard Public Works Announces Controlled Burns Planned for Late March through Mid-April

The Village of Lombard’s Public Works Department, in conjunction with Bedrock Earthscapes, LLC of Wheaton, will be performing controlled (prescribed) burns this Spring...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Public Works & ComEd Spring Tree Trimming

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The Village of Lombard is continuing its parkway tree trimming in the area of Lombard north of Roosevelt, up to Saint Charles Road, west of Main Street. ComEd will also be performing tree trimming due to Emerald Ash Borer damage.

Trees will be trimmed to a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

JingleBell Jubilee and Lighting of Lilacia Park: Dec. 7

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Lombard community organizations are uniting to celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 7, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., in historic Downtown Lombard for the Lilac Village’s 14th Annual JingleBell Jubilee celebration. At 5:30 p.m., Village P...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Drive Sober Get Pulled Over Thanksgiving

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As Illinoisans gear up for one of the busiest travel times of the year, the Lombard Police Department announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on impaired and unbuckled drivers.

“Holiday traffic brings with it an increased risk ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Village Offices To Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Village Offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen for regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., on Monday, December 2.

Additionally, Waste Management&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Lombard Police To Host Shop With A Cop 2019

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On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Lombard Police Department and the Lombard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host its 21st annual Shop with a Cop event.

The purpose of Shop with a Cop is to help bring Christmas gifts and joy to less fortunate childre...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

2019 Toy Drive Collects Items for Local Residents

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Help make the season a little bit brighter for a local family by donating a new, unwrapped toy! Donations benefit the Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry, the Outreach House, and the Teen Parent Connection. The Toy Drive will end with the Fire Department's Ann...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Keep The Wreath Red Program: Fire Safety Tips

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Along with other Fire Departments in the area, The Lombard Fire Department will be participating in the “Keep the Wreath Red Program," to remind residents about taking additional safety measures this holiday season. As the holiday season be...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Village Board Discussion Regarding Video Gaming: December 5

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The issue of lifting the prior ban on video gaming was brought to the Village Board for consideration by businesses in August 2018. After extensive discussion, the Board of Trustees voted to permit video gaming for a trial period beginning April 4, 2019 u...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

2019 Fall/Winter Pride Available Online

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The Village of Lombard mails a printed PRIDE Newsletter three times per year including Lilac Time, Summer (Cruise Nights) and Fall/Winter, to all residential addresses. 

If you are a resident and do not receive your PRIDE newsletter please contact...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Lombard Receives Budgeting Award More for more than 30 Consecutive Years

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The Village of Lombard was recently awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, for the 32nd consecutive year. The award recognize individual governments that provide transparency and go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accou...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Lombard Police Remind Motorists to Move Over: Scott's Law

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Scott’s Law was named in honor of Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department who was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting at a crash on a Chicago Expressway. To avoid unnecessary risk to emergency service personnel, Scott's Law, ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Lombard Village Code helps ensure better pedestrian access after snowfall

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Village Code previously required public sidewalk clearing for all commercial properties in Lombard, regardless of location. The amended Code (2018) provisions require property owners to clear public sidewalks along the following street segments, regardles...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

2020 Proposed Budget

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The Village’s 2020 budget will be considered by the Village Board for first reading on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall. (www.villageoflombard.org/budget) The second/final reading will take place at the Village Board Meeting on Thursda...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Proposed Property Tax Levy

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A public hearing was held on Oct. 17 regarding the 2020 Property Tax Levy increase. If approved, this increase will equate on average to $14.21 for a $300,000 home. The video of the public hearing is available at www.villageoflombard.org/meetings. The ite...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Fall Reminder: Clearing Storm Drains

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While the Village is actively working to prevent blocked sewers, residents are reminded that cleaning debris from street sewer grates near their home or on their property will help promote drainage and could prevent flooding situations. Please call Public...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Free Fall Leaf Program: November 4 – December 13

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Lombard’s annual six-week free leaf pick-up for residents begins Monday, Nov. 4 and ends Friday, Dec. 13, when all yard waste collection will cease for the year.

During this time, residential property owners may place an unlimited amount of paper...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Lombard Village Board votes to allow cannabis dispensaries

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At last night’s Village Board Meeting, the Lombard Board of Trustees voted unanimously (with one abstention), to allow cannabis dispensary facilities in Lombard, as either permitted or conditional use, depending on location. The Village Board&am...

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