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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Recycle Your Holiday String Lights at Village Hall

Holiday Lights

Now through January 31, the Village Hall will have a box inside the lobby to collect holiday lights for recycling. Mini-lights, extension cords, rope lights and LED lights will be accepted. Lights can be in working or non-working condition.

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Village News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Homer Glen Coat Drive

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Give the gift of warmth to an individual in need. The Village Hall will serve as a Salvation Army collection location for new and gently used winter coats, scarves, and gloves. Donations can be dropped at the Village Hall, from December 3 through December...

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Village News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor President George H. W. Bush

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Presidential Proclamation

Announcing the Death of

George H.W. Bush

It is my sorrowful duty to announce officially the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States, on November 30, 2018.

President Bush led a great America...

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Village News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

South Pointe Not Moving Forward as Other Residential Development Activity Continues

South Pointe Not Moving Forward in Homer Glen as Other Residential Development Activity Continues

 

Homer Glen, (November 30, 2018)

 

Homer Glen Mayor George Yukich announced today that M/I Homes will no longer move forward with the South Po...

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Village News
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Fire Risk is Greater During the Winter Holiday Season

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Some not-so-fun facts:

  • One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems.
  • Although Christmas tre...
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Village News
Posted on: November 4, 2018

Daily Travel Survey

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is conducting a Daily Travel Survey and asking households in northeastern Illinois to share information about trips they make for work, school, shopping, errands, and socializing with family and friends....

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Will County and the Security of Election Results

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News Release from Nancy Voots - County Clerk

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots believes strongly in the integrity of the voting process and takes great pride in the diligent testing of Will County’s voting equipment. “We follow all ...

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Village News
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Candace Rose Receives a Making the Difference Award

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At the Village Board Meeting on October 10, Mayor Yukich presented a Making the Difference award to Candace Rose for graciously volunteering and serving the Village's Plan Commission as Recording Secretary for over 16 years.

Candace Rose has been a residen...

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Village News
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Update Regarding Electricity Supplier

You may or may not have received a letter from ComEd regarding your electric supplier. The Village of Homer Glen is no longer participating in the Will Electric Aggregation Group program. Residents that were part of the Village's electric aggregation will...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Road Construction Status Update from Homer Township Road District

ROAD CONSTRUCTION STATUS provided by Homer Township Road District:

159th Street 

Winter scheduling and completion date estimates to follow in September, 2018. 

Rt. 6 

IDOT will be removing trees and shrubs along the Right-of-Way on ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Taco Bell Signs On to Open at Homer Glen Plaza

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TACO BELL SIGNS ON TO OPEN AT HOMER GLEN BELL PLAZATaco Bell is the Village's newest retail tenant announcement for Homer Glen Bell Plaza at the southwest corner of 143rd/Bell. Taco Bell will open as a franchise restaurant in the multi-tenant building fro...

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Interim Village Manager Announced

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 Village of Homer Glen Hires Interim Village Manager

 

Homer Glen, (August 27, 2018)

 

The Homer Glen Village Board is pleased to announce that Anne Marie Gaura has been named Interim Village Manager. The Village Board appointed Ms....

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor U.S. Senator John McCain

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In honor of the death of United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, the flag has been lowered to half-staff.

Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Senator John Sidney McCain III

Issued on:



As a mark of respe...

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Village News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Big Tree Champions Contest Winners Recognized

The winners of the Village of Homer Glen’s Big Tree Champions contest were recognized at the Village Board meeting on August 22. The Homer Glen Environment Committee created the contest to help identify the largest trees of each species within t...

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Village News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

TRAIL CROSSING SIGNS REMOVED FOR REPLACEMENT

Trail Crossing Flashing Signs

The flashing trail crossing signs on Parker Road near Culver Park have been removed and will be replaced by new signs. Trail users and drivers on Parker Road are encouraged to use caution at the trail intersection.

Village News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Planned Water Shut Off - Catawba Court on 8/22/18

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 12211 Catawba Court. The affected area is all of Catawba Court. Service is expected to be off on 8/22/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A boil order will be in effect when service is restored.

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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Governor Rauner Signed HB 4508, an Amendment to the Public Utilities Act

To the disappointment of Mayor Yukich, Village Trustees, and many residents who are Illinois American Water customers, Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 4508. The new amendment to the Public Utilities Act allows water utility companies to impose rate ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 20, 2018

"Alert" Planned Water Shut Off - Valley View Drive & Wildwood Ln

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 13321 Valley View Dr.  The affected area is 13300 through 13340 Valley View Drive, and 16010 Wildwood Lane.  Service is expected to be off on 8/21/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. &...
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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Parker Road Closure - Monday, August 20

Parker Road will be closed to through traffic at 14000 S. Parker for the installation of a new box culvert. Parker Road will be closed on Monday Morning, August 20, at 7:00 a.m. and will re-open to through traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31. Messag...

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Village News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Will County

Update to the article below: On August 7, Will county reported that they recently collected two west Nile traps in Homer Glen that have come back positive with West Nile. One trap was collected on July 31 and another trap on August 6.

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Village News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

The road contractor is set to switch the traffic pattern to the south side of the Homer Glen corridor this Saturday, August 4 (Stage 2 switch). Eastbound traffic will begin to drive the new pattern starting at around 10 a.m. Striping of crossovers happens...

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Village News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Illinois American Water Performing Survey of Water Mains

Illinois American Water Company will be preforming survey work in Homer Glen!

 

Illinois American Water Company (IAW) is conducting Field Surveys of the water mains in the Homer Glen Service Area to allow for continued proactive maintenance and cap...

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Village News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

News Conference Regarding House Bill 4508

Citizens Utility Board's  director of governmental affairs Bryan McDaniel, State Senator Sue Rezin, State Senator John Curran, Mayor Roger Claar from the Village of Bolingbrook, and Mayor George Yukich held a press conference today at the Village...

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Village News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

O’Reilly Auto Parts Coming To Homer Glen Bell Plaza

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Today, Mayor George Yukich announced a second national retail tenant will be coming to the Homer Glen Bell Plaza. O’Reilly Auto Parts has signed a lease for 7,210 square feet in a single-tenant building fronting Bell Road just south of the Circle K Shell ...

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Village News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled

Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place Thursday night, May 24, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. If it rains on Thursday, the treatment will take place on Friday night, May 25. Residents can receive advanced notice...

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Village News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Dollar Tree Coming to Homer Glen

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Today, Mayor George Yukich announced the Dollar Tree store will be coming to Homer Glen. The national retailer has signed a lease for 10,000 square feet occupying a single-tenant building in the soon to be developed Homer Glen Bell plaza.

“It&...

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Village News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Illinois American Water to Host Open House Presentation with Q&A

ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE PRESENTATION WITH Q&AMondayApril 30, 20186:30 - 7:30 p.m.Hadley Middle School Gym15731 S. Bell Road

Please note that this is not a Village of Homer Glen event. This information is being shared because the topi...

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Village News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Mayor Yukich's 2018 State of the Village Address

On Tuesday, April 17, Mayor Yukich delivered his 2018 State of the Village Address at the Homer Glen Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Dinolfo's Banquets. The entire presentation, slides, and speech can be found at the following links:

2018 State o...

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Village News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Aerial Video Shows Progress in Heritage Park

Phase 1 of Heritage Park is 52% complete and will be finished in June. Take a look at the aerial video Update 1 for a view of the progress in the park. Additional videos will be posted as the work progresses. For more information about Heritage P...

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Heritage Park Aerial Video Update 1 Village News
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Major Reconstruction to Chickasaw Hills Water Reclamation Facility has Begun

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Major reconstruction of Illinois American Water's Chickasaw Hills water reclamation facility (WRF) site located on Parker Road and Seminole Trail was started this month (March 2018). The construction is estimated to be completed in the fall of 2019.&n...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

ICC Responds to Conference Call with Mayor Yukich

On March 2, Mayor George Yukich, Trustee Brian Burian, and Village Manager Mike Mertens participated in a conference call with Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) staff regarding the Village’s concerns with water and sewer rates. The Executive Director of ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

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IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

The Illinois Department of Transportation has approved acceleration for the 159th Street improvement project in Homer Glen, according to Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn. Paving will st...

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Village News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Proposed 143rd Street Improvements - Lemont Road to Bell Road

In anticipation of the future travel demands on 143rd Street, Will County initiated a Preliminary Engineering Study for 143rd Street, between Lemont Road and Bell Road. On March 7, 2018, a Public Information Meeting was held at Hadley Middle School. &...

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Village News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Homer Glen #5 Safest City in Illinois 2018

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has placed the Village of Homer Glen as #5 on their Safest Cities in Illinois 2018 list.

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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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Village News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

IL Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grant Funding to the Village of Homer Glen

The Village of Homer Glen's Section 319 application for funding has been approved by the Illinois EPA. The grant funding will cover 60% of the total costs for water quality and drainage-related work on the Heritage Park site.

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Lt. Governor Recognizes the Village of Homer Glen and Other Partners for Shared Services

Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti visited Village Hall on Thursday, April 13 to recognize the Village of Homer Glen and several intergovernmental partners for their ongoing efforts to promote shared services and cooperation among local units of gover...

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Village News
Posted on: April 19, 2011

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