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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Disconnect Your Downspouts It's the Law

Downspout Disconnected

The Downspout Disconnection Assistance Program provides incentives in the form of  reimbursements to help owners meet the deadline. Many homeowners have already taken advantage of this program and received their reimbursements. Funding is limited...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Water & Sewer Infrastructure & Rate Study

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In 2017, the Village worked with a municipal consulting firm to complete a comprehensive analysis of our water and sewer system infrastructure needs and corresponding rate structure.  The findings of the study demonstrate that our current rate st...

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Posted on: May 19, 2018

Do You Need a Permit? Call the Village First

426 N. Edgewood

Now that the weather is getting warmer, many residents will begin spring home improvement projects. Many projects, such as installing patios and fences, require Village permits, which help to ensure the projects meet Village codes. In-turn, these Village ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Backflow Devices Must be Tested Annually

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Lawn sprinkler systems will be starting up soon. Plumbing Code and state regulations require that backflow preventers be tested annually and/or when a backflow preventer is relocated or re-installed every season. The water customer must contract with a li...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Thinking About Installing Solar Panels?

Solar Panels on House

The Village offers a rebate for solar panel installation for our residents and business owners. A rebate of 100% of building permit fees may be provided for installation of residential solar energy systems and 50% of building permit fees for installation ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2018

Monthly Village Brush Collection

Pile of Brush at Curb

The Village brush collection pick-up occurs the first Monday of a full week during each month (May through October). Brush must be at the curb by 7 a.m. A first sweep is conducted through the entire Village picking up the smaller piles of brush. Larger pi...

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Posted on: May 19, 2018

Summer Pool & Spa Safety

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There are many pools located on private residential properties throughout the Village. Please take a moment to review the following recommendations in regards to water safety and your property. • If you do own your own pool or spa, make sure gates, decks,...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Coyotes in Our Community

Coyote

Are you concerned about seeing coyotes in La Grange Park? The Village is surrounded by Forest Preserve on three of its borders so its not uncommon for residents to see coyotes roaming the community.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Do You Live in a Joern Home?

Joern Home - 505 Dover

Charles E. Joern was very influential in the development of La Grange Park. From the Village Market to the Homestead Apartments to single family homes, his firm left its mark on the Village. Unfortunately, there are only limited records available of the h...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Save the Date! National Night Out

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Join the La Grange Park Police Department in celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7th at Memorial Park.

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