Posted on: June 21, 2022
From the Skokie Police Department: No Illegal Fireworks
The possession, transportation or use of illegal fireworks is a Class A misdemeanor in the State of Illinois, and the use of illegal fireworks is dangerous and can lead to serious injury. Na...Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Workforce Training Initiatives Offers Free Short-Term Certificate Program at Oakton Community College
1. The Village of Skokie Health and Human Services Department, in partnership with Oakton Community College, is offering Skokie residents seekin...Read on...
Posted on: June 10, 2022
Click here to see the Village of Skokie 2021 Water Quality Report that provides details and data on the high quality of the Village's drinking water. During 2021, there no treatment, monitoring or reporting violations in the reporting period, and every su...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2022
Week of July 4, 2022 - Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule
Due to the Fourth of July holiday on Monday, July 4, refuse, recycling and yard waste collection are changed for the week:
- Monday refuse and recycling collection...
Posted on: May 23, 2022
July 1, 2022 Update: A mosquito pool in Skokie has tested positive for West Nile Virus. See important information below on how to protect you and your family!
It’s summer, and mosquitoes are expected to be in abundance this year. The Nor...Read on...
Posted on: May 4, 2022
The Village of Skokie Wants Your Input for the Environmental Sustainability Plan!
The Village of Skokie will be developing an update to our Environmental Sustainability Plan over the next year. We have launched an on-line survey to collect input from Skoki...Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Public Hearings on Pulse Dempster Line and Route 250
Pace is holding virtual public hearings on the proposed implementation of the Pulse Dempster Line and changes to Route 250 – Dempster Street.
The Pulse Dempster Line is a rapid transit bus servi...Read on...
Posted on: August 30, 2021
The Village encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone.
Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Village’s website at www.skokie.org and requests can be submitted through the Access Skokie app o...Read on...
Posted on: June 29, 2022
Construction equipment and fencing for the new Downtown Skokie Homewood Suites by Hilton are now in place at 4930 Oakton Street. Interior demolition work is underway, and exterior demolition expected to begin in mid-July, with construction of the...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Click here to nominate your property or one in your neighborhood for a 2022 Property Beautification Award. Businesses can be nominated, too!
Each year in late summer, the Skokie Beautification and Improvement Commission evaluates nominated propert...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2022
The Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission is accepting nominations for the 2022 Business of the Year. Which store, service or business provides the most outstanding service to the customer? Tell us why you love them and why they should be Business of the Yea...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Click here to subscribe to the Skokie Farmers' Market weekly email!
The Skokie Farmers’ Market opened for the season on Sunday, June 5 and continues every Sunday through November 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west parkin...Read on...
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Sale of 2022 vehicle stickers, zone parking stickers and pet licenses began on June 1, 2022. Click here for more information.
Posted on: April 12, 2022
Click here to see the Skokie Summer Scenes community photo exhibit.
The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is pleased to launch the 2022 Skokie Through the Lens community photography exhibit, Skokie Summer Scenes. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Skok...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2021
Attend Your Quarterly Skokie Police Beat Meeting!Click here for a meeting schedule, beat map and more information.
The Skokie Police Department will resume its quarterly beat meetings in April 2022. All meetings begin at 6 p.m. Attendees can expec...Read on...
Posted on: May 20, 2022
The Skokie Police Department has created a series of five fun, information videos that encourage safe driving. The videos feature Skokie Police officers and there might be Oscar nominations are in their futures! The Skokie Police Department hopes the vide...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2022
Click here to print or download the list of Skokie cooling centers printed below. Click here to see information on the importance of wearing sunscreen, too!
During hot weather, residents are reminded to:
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Try to stay in the sha...
Posted on: August 12, 2021
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) launched a new immunization portal, Vax Verify on August 11, 2021, that allows Illinois residents 18 years and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination record.
Access the Vax Verify porta...Read on...
Posted on: May 31, 2022
Getting Medications (Therapeutics) for COVID-19
For people who are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19 infection, medications or “therapeutics” are available that can reduce your chances of severe illness and death. Med...Read on...
Posted on: May 21, 2022
Click here to see the Summer 2022 NewSkokie.
The new, quarterly NewSkokie newsletter will arrive in homes and businesses by early June, and features a fresh design and information on block parties, the 2021 Water Quality Report, interviews with Vi...Read on...
Posted on: June 20, 2022
The Village of Skokie’s Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Budget was recently approved by the Village Board after first being reviewed in detail by Village Board members during three public hearings in April 2022. According to Village Manager John Lockerby, the FY2...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2022
Yard Waste Collection Resumes on April 6, 2022
Yard waste collection season spans from the beginning of April through November, with collections always conducted on Wednesday. Yard waste should be set out by 7 a.m. in the same place that refuse and recycli...Read on...
Posted on: May 26, 2022
Throughout the summer, Public Works staff will be inspecting recycling toters on recycling collection day and leaving a door hanger either noting any contamination or reassuring households that their recycling is looking good. Contamination - whi...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2022
Pre-Scheduled Pickup Now Required for Textile Recycling
Skokie residents must now schedule a textile pickup through Simple Recycling. Pickups will no longer occur automatically on your recycling day but only upon request. Pre-scheduled pickups are more env...Read on...
Posted on: June 24, 2022
A strike currently underway by members of the International Union of Operating Engineering Local 150 is now impacting local construction projects in Skokie, which has resulted in delays and suspension of projects that are in progress.
Projects affected inc...Read on...
Posted on: May 25, 2021
The Illinois Department of Transportation is realigning the intersections of Dempster Street and Skokie Boulevard, Dempster Street and Niles Center Road and the intersection of Niles Center Road and Skokie Boulevard. The work consists of new traffic signa...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2022
Road construction is starting up again for the season and includes street resurfacing as well as other projects, such as sewer and water main repairs. The Village resurfaces an average of seven miles of streets each year, with other scheduled projects to ...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Due to a new building development, the following bus stop change will be in effect on Monday, May 16, 2022 through December, 2023 (or completion):
- Oakton at Niles Ave. - Westbound, nearside – Temporary elimination&...
Posted on: February 8, 2022
May 16, 2022 Project Update:
Village puts Carvana project on hold pending Carvana's ability to resolve State of Illinois license suspension. See Village letter below and click here for a pdf version. Scroll down for additional project information....Read on...
Posted on: November 2, 2020
Leasing is well underway at Skokie's newest luxury residences, Highpoint at 8000 North on the northwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. Designed by famed architect Lucien LaGrange, the property is home to 153 apartment homes with the ...Read on...