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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Winter 2020 SkokieBIZ

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The new edition of SkokieBIZ, the Village’s semi-annual economic development newsletter, is full of great news about new developments in Skokie, the jobs these businesses are bringing to the community and much more. See the Winter 2020 edition o...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Census Day is April 1, 2020!

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The Village is supporting the Census 2020 effort to “Count Everyone Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place” by focusing its efforts on historically hard-to-count populations that were identified by Skokie-specific data from previous c...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Collective Resource Offers Curbside Food Scrap Collection

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At the December 16, 2019 Village Board meeting, Village officials approved a franchise agreement for a residential and commercial food scrap program that, beginning January 1, 2020, will be offered to Skokie residents by Collective Resource of Evanston. &...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Pace Holding Public Hearings

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Pace is seeking public input on proposed service changes resulting from the North Shore Transit Service Coordination Plan and Market Analysis, a joint study completed in 2017 by Pace and CTA. The goal of the Plan is to improve the coordination of transit ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Free Clinic to Reduce Your Phone, Gas and Electricity Bill on February 11

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Free Clinic to Reduce Your Phone, Gas and Electricity Bill

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Feburary 11, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street.

The Skokie Telecommunications and Technology (STAT) Commission with the su...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

ComEd Tree Trimming Activity

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Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has informed the Village of Skokie that over the next few months, crews will perform vegetation management activities on distribution circuits and wiring throughout Skokie. ComEd says that they have notified any affected custom...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Bored Kids at Home? Bring them to Skokie!

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From Ignite Gaming to MassVR, the Exploratorium, Altitude Trampoline Park, the Skokie Heritage Museum and more, Skokie has attractions for children of all ages. Check out Skokie's list of Activities for Kids & Families!

Check out one of Skokie's great ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Skokie Neighbor Profiles - Nominations, Please!

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At the November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum, numerous comments were made about fostering good neighbor relationships, and how doing so strengthens neighborhoods. Among the suggestions made at the forum was the idea to collect and publish stories of go...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Skokie Community Forum II Summary Report

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Read the Summary Report from the November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum II.

On November 10, 2019 nearly 90 Skokie residents participated in the Village of Skokie’s second Community Forum that was held at Skokie Police Headquarters.  The first Sk...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Jeffrey Hoeflich is Skokie's New Fire Chief

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At the Village Board meeting on Monday, December 16, 2019, Interim Fire Chief Jeffrey Hoeflich was sworn in as the Village’s new Fire Chief. 

Hoeflich joined the Skokie Fire Department in 1986. “He has served the Village with d...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Be Prepared for Alternate-Side Parking!

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    Click here to view a video explaining the Skokie Alternate-Side Parking program.

Alternate-side parking goes into effect from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, when two inches or more of snow falls. The snow removal program is a mi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Skokie Public Works Snow Heroes!

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This short video shows how Skokie Public Works crews work, sometimes around-the-clock, after a snowstorm. Public Works crews come in during the wee hours of the morning, and sometimes work overnight, to keep streets safe, alleys passable and sidewalks cle...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Recycling Guidelines

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Recycling Guidelines October 2019

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Recreational Cannabis FAQs

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Skokie Retail Sales of Cannabis FAQs 

When did the State of Illinois pass recreational cannabis?Answer: In a March 2018 advisory referendum, nearly 70 percent of Illinois residents approved legalizing recreational cannabis. As a result of...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

8000 North Website Information

8000 North Rendering

Real-time updates are now available from the 8000 North Development team.  Please visit the 8000 North website to sign up for announcements, leasing information and more!

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Status of Skokie Water Purchase from the City of Evanston

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Village Statement - November 12, 2019Village of Skokie Appeal to Federal Ruling in City of Evanston Case Mediation Scheduled for November 22, 2019

In late September 2019, the Honorable Judge Charles Kocoras ruled that since the Village of Skokie 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 atta...

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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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