Stormwater Open House & Public Meeting

Please join Village staff and representatives from the consulting firm of Stantec on December 12 at 6:00 PM at Village Hall to ask questions and review and compare the efficacy of the four stormwater projects under consideration. The Committee of the Whole meeting with the Village Board will begin immediately after the open house at 6:30 PM.

The agenda materials for the Committee of the Whole meeting will be posted on the website later this week.

Exploring Community Solar

Go Green Wilmette is exploring options for a community solar project. These projects are included in Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act and will be installed starting in 2019. If solar doesn’t work on your rooftop, this is a way for you to get involved. Learn more about community solar here. If you are interested, please contact us. Stay tuned for details.

Chicago Hosts Climate Summit

Municipal leaders from the US and around the world attended the North American Climate Summit in Chicago recently to discuss commitments to the Paris Agreement, and to recognize innovative and impactful efforts by local governments to address climate change. Wilmette was represented at the conference by Trustees Julie Wolf and Senta Plunkett.  For more on the event click here.

What can I do with all the plastic and Styrofoam that comes with holiday gifts?

You can recycle thin plastic film at local grocery stores and you can recycle white block Styrofoam (no peanuts) through GGW’s collection from Dec. 27th to Jan. 9th.  Click here for more details.