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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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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 20, 2020

Guide For Those Struggling To Repay Debts

The Governor’s office has heard from constituents across the south suburbs with issues ranging from "How am I going to pay my rent?" to "I’m going to miss my student loan payment".

If you are struggling to repay your...

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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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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Video Gaming Renewal Fees

In recognition of the hardships caused by this unprecedented public health crisis, the Gaming Board has extended the March 31, 2020 renewal fee payment deadline. Renewal fees are now due ten business days after the Gaming Board resumes statewide video gam...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Homewood Disposal Services Update

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As of today, Homewood Disposal Services is continuing to provide collection for refuse, recycling, and yard waste in the communities we serve. In response to the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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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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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Village Hall Temporarily Closed

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In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and for the safety of the general public and Village staff, the Village of Homer Glen is encouraging patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone. To limit face-to-face interactions, e...

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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
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Emergency Water Shut Off

Update 12/18/19 11:07 a.m.: There is a boil order issued for the Illinois American Water service area within the Village of Homer Glen. The affected areas are 13805 through 13917 West Stoneoak Way, 14508, 14509 and 14511 South Boulder Drive. This boil ord...

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Village News
Posted on: November 28, 2019

All Lanes Open on 159th Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday, November 27, all lanes are now open on the reconstructed and widened 159th Street (U.S. 6/Illinois 7) from Gougar Road in Homer Glen to Ravinia Avenue in Orland Park.

In order to complete th...

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Village News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

159th STREET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

Please use caution on 159th Street as IDOT has changed the traffic configuration to stage 3, meaning traffic will now be using the outermost lane in each direction. Construction will now focus on the median. Lane shifting should also be expected as the ro...

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Village News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Chickasaw Hills Update - September 6

They will be paving Chickasaw Hills tomorrow (Saturday 9/7). You will be able to access your driveway throughout the day except temporarily when the paving equipment is right in front of your house. They should have all the gravel covered with a binder co...

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Village News
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Chickasaw Hills Update

Friday 8/23/2019

The curbs have been poured, back filled and the forms have been removed.

Everyone should have access to their driveways by this weekend.

Weather permitting, PT Ferro will begin grinding out the existing asphalt pavement on Monday morning. Th...

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Village News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled

Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place Thursday night, June 6, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. If it rains on Thursday night, the treatment will take place on Friday night, or the first night following that does ...

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Village News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Village Board Begins Strategic Planning Process

At the October 25 Village Board meeting, the Board approved a contract with Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies to provide facilitation for the strategic planning process. Strategic planning is a process that helps lea...

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