Featured Announcements

  1. Construction Alert graphic

    Oakton Street Bridge Replacement

    In March, IDOT will begin a phased replacement of the Oakton Street bridge over the Edens Expressway. The Village is working with IDOT, Niles West High School and Morton Grove to mitigate community impacts. Read on...
  2. Kids playing in the street during a block party

    Block Party Forum and Networking, March 4

    It's time to start planning your 2024 block party! Join the Human Relations Commission and Skokie neighbors for the annual Block Party Forum and Networking Event on Monday, March 4 at the Skokie Public Library. Read on...
  3. Bundle Upfor Bingo logo

    Bundle Up for BINGO, February 29

    Bundle up and explore Downtown Skokie businesses on a BINGO adventure on Thursday, February 29! Enjoy treats and shopping promotions at participating local businesses, and take part in a raffle prize drawing. Read on...
  4. Skokie refuse collection truck on street

    Help Decorate Skokie’s New Refuse Truck

    Ahead of Earth Month, the Village is calling on local students to use their creativity and artistic ability to call attention to Skokie’s Environmental Sustainability Plan goal of reducing landfill waste. Read on...
  5. Tree Pruning contractor in tree

    Routine Parkway Tree Pruning Planned

    The Village’s tree pruning contractor, Advanced Tree Care, will be conducting routine parkway tree pruning in areas of southeast Skokie beginning the week of February 12 and lasting approximately two weeks. Read on...
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    Wireless Network Outage

    The Village is aware of a nationwide wireless network outage impacting AT&T and other wireless customers. Read on...
  7. Skokie Village Hall

    Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule

    Skokie Village Hall will be closed for the Presidents' Day holiday, Monday, February 19, 2024. Monday and Tuesday refuse collections will be delayed by one day during that week. All other collections will occur as normal. Read on...
  8. Steam rollers paving a path

    2023 Q4 Sustainability Plan Progress

    Village staff throughout the organization are working together to implement the strategies of the updated Skokie Environmental Sustainability Plan adopted by the Village Board in 2022. Learn about 2023 Q4 progress. Read on...
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    Assist a Family Supports 290 Skokie Families

    Community contributions are critical to the Assist-A-Family (AAF) program. The Village is grateful to the many generous individual and business donors who supported AAF in 2023. Read on...
  10. Skokie Village Hall

    Update on Village Network Outage

    The Village has restored the majority of impacted online services and applications following a December 18 cybersecurity incident that impacted its computer network. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Read on...
  11. ComEd arborists conducting tree trimming

    ComEd to Perform Tree Trimming

    Qualified arborists will conduct vegetation management for ComEd at locations throughout Skokie over the next several months. Preventative tree maintenance helps reduce the potential for power outages Read on...
  12. Woman looking at results of a COVID test

    Free COVID-19 and Flu Testing and Treatment

    Community members who test positive for COVID-19 or flu are eligible for free telehealth services and treatment as part of the national Test to Treat program. Free testing is also available for eligible residents. Read on...
  13. Water main repair crew

    Skokie Spotlight: Water Main Repair

    Raise a glass (of water) to the Village's dedicated and skilled Water & Sewer Division staff, who brave extremely challenging and often bitter cold conditions to repair water main breaks at all hours of the day and night. Read on...
  14. Skokie Village Hall

    Skokie Works to Improve Building Energy Use

    Skokie has joined a U.S. Dept. of Energy pilot cohort to guide energy efficiency and decarbonization strategies for municipal buildings in line with the Village’s Environmental Sustainability Plan goals. Read on...
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    Submit Sustainability Award Nominations

    Have a neighbor who is a leader in home sustainability? Nominate them for a Residential Sustainability Award, developed by the Sustainable Environmental Advisory Commission in collaboration with Go Green Skokie. Read on...
  16. Officer Kimberly Blue and Brian McHugh

    Get to Know: Skokie's Co-Responder Team

    The Village’s Co-Responder Team pairs a licensed social worker from its Health and Human Services Department with a Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT) police officer to respond to individuals in crisis. Read on...
  17. Gross Point and Grant Proposed improvements

    Gross Point Road Improvements Underway

    Work occurring from north of Golf to Old Orchard Road, and will include new on-street bike lanes, new pavement, road widening, storm sewers, sidewalk improvements, and more. Read on...
  18. Nurse applying bandage to flu shot vaccine patient

    Skokie Snapshot: Giving Health a ‘Shot’

    The Skokie Health and Human Services Department (HHS) administered more than 1,300 flu vaccines to community members and staff at flu shot clinics this October, helping keep our community healthy this flu season! Read on...
  19. Park trees

    Skokie Wins $327,000 Forest Service Grant

    Secured with support from the Village’s Beautification & Improvement Commission, the grant will advance the Village’s Environmental Sustainability Plan goal of increasing tree canopy coverage in Skokie. Read on...
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    Skokie Earns ‘SolSmart Gold’ Designation

    The Village received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for encouraging the growth of clean, affordable solar energy at the local level, advancing Skokie's sustainability plan goals. Read on...
  21. Center for Digital Government Award

    Skokie Wins ‘City Government Experience’ Award

    The Center for Digital Government's (CDG) national awards program recognized the Village’s efforts to leverage technology to make services more accessible, convenient and efficient. Read on...
  22. Skokie Village Hall

    Village Recognized for Innovative Services

    The Village has won the “Silver” Civic Experience Award from government technology company CivicPlus for its innovative use of technology to make services more accessible, convenient and efficient. Read on...
  23. Traffic Cones

    It's Road Construction Season

    While we appreciate the smooth ride that comes with well-maintained roads, construction projects can be a hassle. Check out what projects are underway and how long they're expected to last. Read on...
  24. Aerial view of Skokie neighborhood

    Skokie Joins National Initiative Supporting Local Housing Goals

    The Village will participate in a national peer learning initiative that will help Skokie preserve and improve its diverse housing stock, meet housing goals, and plan for future housing challenges. Read on...
  25. Village Seal on box outside Village Hall

    Redesign of Village Seal to Commence

    After initiating a yearlong review that included outreach to local Native communities, a Village committee has unanimously recommended that the Village design a new seal for use on official documents and materials. Read on...