Posted on: April 20, 2017

159th Street Business Identity Signs During Road Construction

  • The roll out of the Village-supported portable driveway signs for 159th Street businesses will follow the full Stage I traffic shift planned for May 3-5.
  • The Village sign contractor is scheduled to deliver and place each sign into the individual business d...
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Posted on: April 20, 2017

IDOT Update From April 19 Briefing Session for Business Owners

  • The remainder of the Stage I traffic shift to the north side of the corridor is targeted to take place on May 3 and may take two days to complete.
  • Stage I construction on the south side of the corridor between Gougar and Cedar has begun.
  • A road section near...
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Posted on: March 28, 2017

IDOT Road Construction Update for 159th Street Business Owners, April 19, 2017, 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m

As warmer weather approaches, all traffic will be shifted to the north side of the 159th Street corridor and 159th Street road construction activity will have greater impact. The next IDOT Briefing for 159th Street Business Owners will take place on Wedn...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Breaking News - Partial Traffic Shift Coming Today Around 11 a.m.

This update just in from the IDOT project representative: The partial Stage I traffic shift to the north side of 159th Street from Gougar Road to a location west of Messenger Boulevard / Stonebridge Drive will take place sometime around 11:00 a.m. today,...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Partial 159TH Street Traffic Shift Planned for 1st Week of November

A partial Stage I traffic shift to the north side of the 159th Street corridor is anticipated to take place next week, weather permitting. A digital message sign on 159th Street will display a notice about the upcoming traffic pattern shift. The partial s...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

IDOT Road Construction Update for 159th Street Business Owners, October 26, 2016, 8:00-9:00 a.m.

As utilities relocation winds up, traffic will be shifted to the north side of the 159th Street corridor and road construction activity will have greater impact. The next IDOT Briefing for 159th Street Business Owners will take place on Wednesday, October...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

News from IDOT’s 6/22/16 Update Meeting at Village Hall for 159th Street Business Owners

Good news! Utilities relocation has progressed to a point that the road contractor has begun construction. The remaining utilities work should be completed in July. The road contractor has initiated storm sewer construction on the north side of 159th Str...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

June 22 IDOT Update Meeting on 159th Street Road Project

The Village of Homer Glen and the Homer Township Chamber of Commerce will host an informational session on IDOT’s 159th Street Improvement Project for Homer Glen 159th Street business and property owners on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. in the Vi...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

159th Street Road Improvements - Project Update for 1/8/16

• Switching customer ComEd service over to the new utility poles is ongoing. ComEd will contact each customer to schedule their service cutover. Customers typically experience a planned electric power outage for a period of 2 to 4 hours to complete the se...Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2015

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Posted on: February 24, 2016

Yoga Studio, Italian Eatery and Automotive Service & Repair Businesses Now Open in Homer Glen

With a great start to the new year, Homer Glen celebrates its newest businesses with ribbon cuttings on February 23rd. RISING LOTUS YOGA, next to Village Hall at S. Founders Crossing, offers a peaceful space and community to explore yoga practice. Experie...Read on...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

View Photos of Homer Glen's 2015 New Business Activity

2015 was a very active year with many businesses opening in Homer Glen, including Big R, Nancy's Pizza, Dr. Z's Pharmacy (a custom compounding pharmacy), Wild Bill's RV & Outdoor Center, Steamers Hot Dogs, Vahalla Vitamins and others! Click on "A...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Big R Store Now Open in Homer Glen

Big R launched its grand opening on Friday, May 15th. Located at the corner of Bell Rd & 159 St, Big R offers a wide array of goods including family apparel, sporting goods, camping equipment, pet and farm supplies, lawn and garden supplies, tools, e...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

Four New Businesses to Open and One Existing Business Will Relocate

“There continues to be good news regarding economic development and business start-ups in Homer Glen,” stated Homer Glen Mayor Jim Daley. In addition to the new Big R store and others, five new commercial leases have been signed with businesses preparin...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe Working on Restaurant Expansion

One of Homer Glen's most popular restaurants, Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe and Pancake House, plans to expand their operation into an adjoining vacant 1,300 sq. ft. space. The proposed expansion and remodel will create a much larger waiting area for res...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

IL Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grant Funding to the Village of Homer Glen

The Village of Homer Glen's Section 319 application for funding has been approved by the Illinois EPA. The grant funding will cover 60% of the total costs for water quality and drainage-related work on the Heritage Park site.

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

National Citizen Survey Now Underway in Homer Glen

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Survey packets have been mailed to the 1,500 selected households. Please complete the survey and return it by June 7 in the postage-paid envelope that was included.

If your household was not selected to participate, you still have the opportunity to voice ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election Results Certified

Trustee Sharon Sweas, Trustee Brian Burian and Trustee-Elect Keith Gray will be sworn in to their respective offices prior to the May 10 Village Board meeting. 

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Lt. Governor Recognizes the Village of Homer Glen and Other Partners for Shared Services

Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti visited Village Hall on Thursday, April 13 to recognize the Village of Homer Glen and several intergovernmental partners for their ongoing efforts to promote shared services and cooperation among local units of gover...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Village Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Village of Homer Glen by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Cert...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Be A Lifesaver - Free CPR Training

Have you been considering learning CPR? The Homer Township and Northwest Homer Township Fire Protection Districts have partnered to provide "FREE" CPR training to anyone that wants to learn this potentially lifesaving skill. Research has shown t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Arbor Day Foundation Names Homer Glen Tree City USA

The Village of Homer Glen was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Homer Glen achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Proposed Master Concept Plan for Heritage Park Now Available

Planning Resources Incorporated (PRI) has submitted a Master Concept Plan report for Heritage Park to the Village Board. The proposed concept plan outlines the different amenities of the park which will be built over a series of different phases. The firs...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Message from EMA Coordinator Regarding Outdoor Warning Sirens

I hope everyone is doing well after last night’s storms. The Volunteers of the Homer Glen Emergency Management Agency were out in force last night keeping an eye on the weather. We were monitoring the storms as they entered our area, and we had ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Warrant Arrest Phone Scam . . . Not From Sheriff's Office

Over the past few weeks, the Will County Sheriff's Office has taken several reports from residents regarding phone calls stating that the resident has a warrant out for their arrest. The caller identifies himself as a police officer from the Sher...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

New Email Addresses for All Village Officials and Staff Members

Effective immediately, the domain name in all Village of Homer Glen email addresses has changed to “@homerglenil.org.” All usernames will remain the same. This change provides uniformity with our website domain name and is consistent with our Village bran...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

NOW AVAILABLE: Draft Heritage Park Concept Plan

The Village is continuing to work with Planning Resources Inc. to develop a concept plan report for Heritage Park. The draft conceptual plan is now available and can be viewed by clicking here. Phase 1 of this exciting project is anticipated to begin in t...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Phone Scam Alert - "Can You Hear Me?"

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of a phone scam.

Consumers are reporting that they are receiving phone calls about vacation packages, cruises, warranties, and other big ticket items. Here's how it works: You get a call from someone...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Illinois Commerce Commission Approves Illinois American Water Rate Adjustment

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a rate adjustment for Illinois American Water effective January 1, 2017.

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Call Before You Dig

You may be surprised by what's buried in your yard. That's because most electric, gas, water, sewer and telecommunications companies are delivering utility services underground. To avoid personal injury and damage to those underground li...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

United Way Disaster Relief Fund Established to Help HG Families Affected by Gas Leak & Explosion

United Way of Will County (815.723.2500) has a Disaster Relief Fund in place to help families affected by the home explosion and gas leak that occurred on December 15.

One Hundred Percent of the funds that are contributed to the Disaster Relief Fund go dir...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

"mySidewalk" Public Engagement Site Launches to Gather Input on Heritage Park Plan

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The Village of Homer Glen, with the assistance of consultant Planning Resources, Inc, is in the process of developing a Master Plan for Heritage Park.

Public input will play a key role in the planning process for Heritage Park. "mySidewalk" ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Community Meeting Room at Village Hall Now Available for Reservation

Mayor Yukich and the Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that Homer Glen non-profit organizations and community groups are now able to reserve the Community Meeting Room at Village Hall.

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

2016 Road Resurfacing Program

The Homer Glen Village Board recently approved the 2016 Road Resurfacing Program. Streets selected for resurfacing were based on inspections performed by the Homer Township Road District and Village of Homer Glen staff.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Update Following Open House/Community Meeting Held on Woodbine Regional Drainage Improvement Project

A public information meeting / community workshop was held in the Village Board Room on Thursday, October 29 from 4 – 7 p.m. to review the findings of the Woodbine Regional Drainage Improvement Project to the Village Board and residents. This meeting allo...Read on...

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