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Posted on: August 30, 2017

CodeRED

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The Village has developed an emergency telephone notification system to contact residents and businesses quickly in the case of an emergency.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Access Skokie

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Access Skokie is an online and mobile issue reporting and service request system for the Village of Skokie.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Peru in Skokie

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The Skokie Public Arts Advisory Committee recently commissioned a mural by Peru143 at North Branch Yoga in Downtown Skokie.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Skokie Engages New Technology for Water Main Information

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SKOKIE ENGAGES NEW TECHNOLOGY TO EVALUATE WATER MAIN INFRASTRUCTURE

Each day, the Village of Skokie residential and commercial water customers receive an average of 7.7 million gallons of drinking water that is distributed through some 180 miles of water m...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Cook County Property Tax Information

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Cook County properties are reassessed every three years as part of the Triennial Reassessment, and many Skokie property owners are receiving letters from the Cook County Assessor's Office detailing changes to their property tax bills. As a reminder, the V...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Amazon is Coming to Skokie!

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September 10, 2019 Village of Skokie Statement – Amazon Logistics

The Village of Skokie is excited about the new state-of-the-art distribution and manufacturing site at 3601 Howard Street developed by the Dallas, Texas-based Hillwood developers o...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Backlot Bash Food Composting a Success!

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At this year’s Backlot Bash, the Village of Skokie and Skokie Park District partnered with Collective Resource Inc., a local company that specializes in composting and zero waste events, to reduce the environmental impact of the Bash. With the h...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

September/October 2019 NewSkokie

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The September/October edition of NewSkokie features an abundance of community information, including an invitation to participate in the November 10, 2019 SkokieCommunity Forum, an economic development update, fall leaf collection details,  emerg...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Health Alert: Vaping-Related Respiratory Illness

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Health Alert: Vaping Related Respiratory Illness

Many states are reporting cases of severe respiratory illness among individuals who have a recent history of vaping (use of e-cigarette and similar devices to inhale aerosolized liquid). In Illinois, cases h...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Sketchbook Brewing Company is Coming to Skokie!

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Statement from Mayor George Van Dusen on Sketchbook Brewing Company's Expansion to Skokie:

In early September, the Village received confirmation that Sketchbook Brewing Company is planning to open a 14,000 square-foot brewery with an attached 2,000 square-...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Flu Shots Available!

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Village of Skokie Flu Clinics are now open for scheduling!

Click here to schedule your flu shot.

Flu shots are for Skokie residents age four years and older.  Appointments may also be scheduled by calling the Health Department at 847-933-8252 betwe...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY NOTICE:

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

In the coming weeks, Nicor will begin local gas main replacement projects in two areas of Skokie. Residents affected by the project should have recently received a notice in the mail...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Niles Center Road Resurfacing Project

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The State of Illinois will soon begin resurfacing Niles Center Road from Touhy Avenue to Church Street. Plans were reviewed by Village staff during design. IDOT solicited bids for this project earlier this year and preliminary work will begin Tuesday, Sep...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum

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Please join your neighbors, friends and community leaders at the Village’s Community Forum on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skokie Police Headquarters, 7300 Niles Center Road.  Space is limited and advance registration is required...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Information on Proposed Oakton - Niles TIF District

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The Village of Skokie has a generational opportunity to induce several transformational developments at an important intersection in the Downtown on properties that have been vacant, underutilized and declining in equalized assessed value (EAV) for many y...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Protect Yourself from Lyme's Disease!

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The Skokie Health Department has seen an increase in the number of people who have contracted illnesses from ticks and mosquitoes over the last several years and there is an increase in tick illness again in 2019. A relatively mild winter and high rainfal...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Downtown Skokie Redevelopment and New TIF District Updated FAQ’s

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What was the purpose of the Downtown Skokie Redevelopment Open House held on August 13, 2019 at the Ignite Gaming facility on Skokie Boulevard?Similar to the previous Open House hosted by the Village in the fall of 2017 to announce the new 8000 North deve...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

IDOT Construction on Dempster Street

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Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Dempster Street Resurfacing Project

Waukegan Road to the west of Niles Center Road

The State of Illinois will soon begin resurfacing the subject road section. Plans were reviewed by Village staff during design. I...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Crawford Avenue Update

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Crawford Avenue Update – June 12, 2019                                    

In an effort to exp...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Skokie Farmers' Market

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The 2019 Skokie Farmers' Market continues every Sunday through October 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the west half of the Village Hall parking lot at 5127 Oakton Street. There are more than 30 farms and food producers, with the high-quality, wide sel...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Lead Water Line Resident Survey

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Please take the Water Service Line Material Survey., and read instructions on identifying the material composition of your water line.

Based upon existing data, more than 90% of Skokie drinking water lines connecting properties to water mains are made from...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

8000 North Update

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Check out this article about 8000 North in the Summer 2019 issue of the DDC Journal.

Update, July 15, 2019 - Construction of 8000 North Concrete Panels Complete

A significant milestone has been reached as the exterior "skin" of the concrete panels...

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