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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Child Car Seat Installation is performed by the Glen Ellyn Police Department

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In addition to in-person car seat inspections, the Glen Ellyn Police Department is offering car seat inspections via video chat. If you are interested in making an appointment, please email Community Service Officer Rose Volpe at rvolpe@glenellyn.org. Thi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Grilling Safety Tips

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Grilling fire facts

  • July is the peak month for grill fires (18%), including both structure, outdoor or unclassified fires, followed by June (15%), May (13%) and August (12%).
  • In 2014-2018, an average of 19,700 patients per year went to emergency rooms becau...
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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Home Pool & Hot Tub Safety

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Top Things to Know

  • Secure your pool with appropriate barriers. 

  • Designate a water watcher…and stay in arm’s reach of young children.

  • Install anti-entrapment drain covers and safety release systems to protect against drain entrapment.

  • If a child is mi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Biking Can Be Fun For Everyone!

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Bicycling is one of the best ways to get exercise, see the sights and reduce your carbon footprint. However, bicyclists face a host of hazards. They often must share the road with vehicles, and injuries can happen even on a designated path.

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Health Department Recommends Masking in Indoor Settings

Health Department Recommends Masking in Indoor Settings

As of July 28, 2021, DuPage County’s COVID-19 community transmission is now at Substantial level per Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The recent rise in cases and hospitalizations is likely attributed to the more contagious Delta...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

August 9 Special Village Board Workshop Meeting to be Held at Police Station

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With the expiration of the Governor's executive order that relaxed in-person meeting requirements, the Village Board will be returning to in-person Workshop meetings. Village Board Workshop meetings are typically held the 3rd Monday of each month, with th...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Taste of Glen Ellyn and Carnival: August 11-15

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The 2021 Taste of Glen Ellyn is scheduled to take place August 11 - 15. This five-day event takes place in the heart of the downtown Glen Ellyn, north of the tracks in the Glenwood/Crescent Parking lot. The annual event features a variety of live entertai...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

New Residential Solid Waste Rates on August 1, 2021 Bill

New Refuse Rates

At the July 26 Village Board meeting, the Board approved updated rates for the weekly residential solid waste program. Rates were updated as part of the Village's five-year contract with Groot Industries. The new rates go into effect on the Augus...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Downtown Parking Restrictions to Resume in Permit Lots Beginning August 2

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With a projected uptick in commuters returning this fall, coupled with the upcoming start of the school year, parking restrictions in the permit parking lots within the Central Business District will resume beginning Monday, August 2. 

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

All Village Boards and Commissions To Resume In-Person Meetings

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 During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Pritzker issued a Disaster Proclamation which waived a portion of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA) to allow local governments and other public bodies to hold remote meetings to help control...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Walk Your Wheels: No Riding on Downtown Sidewalks

Walk Your Wheels

With warm, sunny weather comes increased bike and foot traffic in the downtown. For the safety of pedestrians, the Village of Glen Ellyn asks residents to please "Walk Your Wheels" on the sidewalks in the downtown central business district.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Annual Historic Preservation Commission Award Winners

2020 HPC Award Winners

The Glen Ellyn Historic Preservation Commission supports homeowners and builders who help preserve our Village's historic character. Each year the Commission reviews projects completed within the previous year for its annual Historic Preservation Awards.

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Mosquito Abatement Program

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Milton Township manages Glen Ellyn's annual mosquito control program to prevent mosquito breeding and suppress mosquito populations, including those that carry mosquito-borne disease. The Township contracts with Clarke Mosquito to conduct its mosquito con...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Vehicle Sticker $30 Late Fee: Effective July 1, 2021

Vehicle Sticker Late Fee 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, a $30 late fee will be applied to every vehicle sticker sale. The deadline for vehicle stickers to be displayed and purchased was June 30, 2021.

You are required to purchase and display a current Glen Ellyn vehicle sticker for all v...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Summer Events in Glen Ellyn

Summer 2021 Events

Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan marks the return of traditional conventions, festivals, and large events without capacity restrictions.

The Village of Glen Ellyn, in conjunction with event coordinators, are anticipating welcoming back larger-scale eve...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Experience Everything Frida This Summer In Glen Ellyn

Experience Frida

In celebration of the Frida Kahlo Timeless Exhibit coming to The Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn will have experiences throughout the summer that both residents and visitors alike can enjoy.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

What to Expect During the Downtown Glen Ellyn Streetscape Construction Process

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In preparation for the kick-off of the Downtown Glen Ellyn Streetscape & Utility construction project in 2022, the Village of Glen Ellyn recently released a new animated video showing residents and business owners what to expect during the three stage...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

One-Way Northbound Only Traffic: Main Street from Hillside to Duane

Apex Construction Traffic

The next phase of the Apex 400 construction project includes relocating the temporary construction fencing on Main Street, beginning Monday, June 14. The fence will be relocated four feet eastward to accommodate the base of the crane to be used on site. W...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Village Board Continues Discussion on Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan

During the June 7, 2021 Special Village Board Meeting, Houseal Lavigne Associates provided an overview of the planning process for the Comprehensive Plan and details about what has been completed.

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The Village Trustees will continue to review the ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Priority Village Projects and Initiatives

Priority Projects

Learn more about a number of Village-wide projects and initiatives.

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