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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Truth in Taxation Hearing Notice Regarding Property Tax Levy

NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR THE VILLAGE OF HOMER GLEN, WILL COUNTY, ILLINOIS

I.    A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy increase for the Village of Homer Glen, Illinois for 2020 will be held on We...

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Village News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Santa Parade in Homer Glen

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This Saturday, December 5, starting at 1:15 PM Santa Claus is riding through the streets of Homer Glen. The parade, which includes several first responder vehicles along with Santa and his sleigh, will take approximately three hours. For an estimated stre...

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Village News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Village Operations to Adhere to Governor's Tiered 3 Mitigation

The Village of Homer Glen prides itself on excellent public service to our community. In response to the COVID pandemic, effective November 20, Village operations will be adjusted to adhere to the Governor's Tiered 3 mitigation measures. All Vill...

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Village News
Posted on: November 7, 2020

Decorate a Snowman for display at Heritage Park!

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Decorate a Snowman for display at Heritage Park! Individuals, families, organizations, and businesses can participate! A six-foot-tall wooden snowman will be supplied to all registrants. 

Limited Quantities Available! There are 25 snowmen...

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Village News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Retired Flag Collection Box

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Thank you to Trustee Keith Gray for designing and creating the Village's new retired flag collection box. Now located outside the Village Hall Community Room entrance! Retired flags may be disposed of properly by placing them in the box.

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Village News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

*Alert* Planned Water Shut-Off Stadtler Ridge Subdivision

Illinois American Water (IAW) has scheduled maintenance work in the Stadtler Ridge subdivision. IAW's contractor, Airy’s, will be lowering a 10” water main around Stonehaven Lane and Cream Road. The affected area is all of Sta...

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Village News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Will County Reopening!

Exciting news! The Governor’s Office announced that Will County has reached the threshold to move out of the enhanced mitigation restrictions that have been imposed on Region 7 for the last several weeks. 

Restaurants and bars can now re...

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Village News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Water Main Break at 15980 South Parker Rd

There is a water main break at 15980 South Parker Road. The repair work has been turned over to the Illinois American Water Maintenance Department and is being scheduled. Customers may experience low or no water pressure until repairs are complete.

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Village News
Posted on: September 27, 2020

"Alert" Planned Water Shut Off

Illinois American Water has scheduled maintenance work to repair a water main break at 13845 Sandstone Drive.  The affected area is all of Sandstone Drive.  Service is expected to be off on 9/28/20 from 7:00 a.m.  until 3:00 p.m...

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Village News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Alert: Water Shut Off for Water Main Repairs

The water has been shut off for emergency repair of a broken water main at 13736 S. Teakwood Dr.. The affected area is: S.Teakwood Dr. between West Creekside Dr. and West Hiawatha Dr.. Service is expected to be off on 9/23/20 from 5:15pm thru 9/24...

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Village News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Water Mains and Fire Hydrant Flushing to Begin September 14

Illinois American Water will place signs in the neighborhoods where flushing is occurring. While the flushing program is underway, customers may experience a slight drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. Customers should refrain from doi...

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Village News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Gas N Wash Breaks Ground

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On Thursday, August 27, Mayor Yukich, Village Trustees and Village Staff, joined Gas N Wash and R Carlson & Sons in a groundbreaking ceremony. The Gas N Wash located at the corner of 159th Street and Gougar Road will open in the first quarter of 2021....

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Village News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

ComEd Announces Bill Payment Assistance Program

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 BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE FOR INCOME ELIGIBLE CUSTOMERS

As the economy reopens, ComEd recognizes you may be experiencing financial hardship, so they are offering additional bill assistance to help you pay your energy bill.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The ComEd B...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Community-wide Mosquito Spraying Tonight

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Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place tomorrow night, July 22, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Residents can receive advanced notice of spray events by contacting Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management directl...

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Village News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Village Board and Road District Announce Plan to Pursue Transfer of Stewardship to Village

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Press Release (PDF)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

CONTACT

Karie Friling, Village Manager of Homer Glen kfriling@homerglenil.org

Mike DeVivo, Homer Township Road District Commissioner homerhighway@aol.com

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Tr...

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Village News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Spraying for Gypsy Moth to Take Place Friday, June 26

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture in cooperation with US Forest Service and the Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Foundation plan to make an aerial application of mating disruption in New Lenox and the southern portion of Homer Glen later this month. Weathe...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Avoid Long Emissions Testing Lines

Bell Side 7 has been inundated with vehicles for emissions testing. Waiting time has been as long as 2.5 hours. Please call first. If the line is too long, go to the Joliet testing facility (3501 Mall Loop Drive).

The Secretary of State has extended vehicl...

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Village News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Village Hall to Reopen Monday, June 1

On Monday, June 1, the Village Hall will reopen to the public. All persons entering the building will be required to wear a mask. Social distancing will be enforced. The Village Public Committee meetings will also reconvene, and the Village Board meetings...

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Village News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Broque Backal Appointed to Village Board

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Congratulations Broque Backal!At the Village Board meeting last night (May 27), Broque Backal was appointed and sworn in as a new Village Board member. Backal is a 25 year resident of the Village and was the current Chairman of the Plan Commission. He rep...

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Village News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

IAW Recommends Building Operators to Flush Pipes

Extended periods of inactivity in buildings can cause lead leaching or legionella growth in water pipes and taking proper steps can help minimize potential exposure to both these contaminants. As buildings reopen, businesses, school districts and property...

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Village News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Road Improvements to Route 6 Begin May 4

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Road Improvements to Route 6 between Haas Road and Spring Meadows Drive will begin May 4. There have been issues with seasonal flooding on Route 6. IDOT will widen and raise the road to correct and increase the drainage that flows under it. 

Const...

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Village News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Resources for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

During the COVID-19 stay-at-home order our local responders are seeing an increase in domestic calls. If you, or someone you know, needs assistance please refer to the link provided by the Will County’s State’s Attorney Office regardin...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Homer Fire Districts Seeking Donation Items

The fire districts and public safety partners that protect Homer Glen are in need of the following items:

• Hand Sanitizer• Hand Soap• Medical gloves• Disinfectant wipes• N95 masks• Homemade & other...

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Village News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

ComEd Warns Customers About COVID-19 Related Scams

ComEd Warns Customers About COVID-19-Related Energy Scams Imposters take advantage of individuals who are self-isolating to steal money and personal information 

CHICAGO (April 7, 2020) – As the state of Illinois and the world navigate t...

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Village News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Village Parks and Playgrounds are CLOSED.

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Village Parks and Playgrounds are CLOSED. 

 Please observe social distancing practices when using trails, sidewalks, and/or open spaces. Thank you! Stay safe and healthy Homer Glen!!

Village News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Help for Consumers Struggling to Make Payments

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced help for consumers struggling to make payments on their debts due to the COVID-19 crisis and guidance for its regulated financial sectors.

IDFPR press release with links for...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spread Cheer to Our Homer Glen Seniors

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CARDS FOR SENIORS - Village of Homer Glen ask residents to spread cheer to Homer Glen Seniors

During these difficult times, our senior citizens can become lonely and isolated. Schoolchildren of all ages can make them feel a little less anxious by sending c...

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Village News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Village Board Launches COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program

Village of Homer Glen Launches COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program - Partnering to Keep the Lights On

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees are proactively responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a program to financially assist small busin...

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Village News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Village of Homer Glen COVID-19 Update

A Message from Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees;

At the direction of Governor Pritzker (Executive Order #2020-10) the Village Hall will be closed until April 7. This means Village Hall will not be staffed. All police administration and non-em...

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Media Release Village News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Boil Order Issued for Shetland, Prairie, Martingale

Illinois American Water has issued a boil order for the following areas: 14547-14653 Shetland Dr., 12450-12425 and 12356-12416 W. Prairie Dr., all of Prairie Ct., 12355-12407 W. Martingale Ln. The boil order will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted....

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Village News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Assistance Program

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees are proactively responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a proposed program to financially assist small businesses to Keep the Lights On. The proposed program would provide financial assistance to eligible in...

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Media Release Village News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Names Homer Glen a 2019 Tree City USA

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Homer Glen was named a 2019 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Homer Glen achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or depar...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Get Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. Visit the CDC Interim Guidance page for information on how to prepare your household and additional...

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Village News
Posted on: December 28, 2019

Christmas Tree Recycling

Natural Christmas trees may be disposed of by placing the tree at the curb on your regularly scheduled waste pickup day or dropping them off at the Homer Township Road District, 14400 W. 151st Street (please look for sign for placement location). All deco...

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Village News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Village Hall Will be Closed for Holiday

The Village Hall will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 & 25.

Village News