Posted on: October 18, 2017

IDOT Progress October 13 Update

View the IDOT update from October 13 through the Additional Info link here.

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

IDOT 159th Progress Update

View the IDOT update from October 2 through the Additional Info link here.

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

IDOT New Monthly Update Available

The Mayor and Village Manager attended a meeting with other regional Mayors and officials on August 14 regarding the 159th Street widening and reconstruction project. One of the requests to come out of that meeting was that IDOT would update all of the co...

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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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159th Street Road Improvements
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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159th Street Road Improvements
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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159th Street Road Improvements
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...

159th Street Road Improvements
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...

159th Street Road Improvements
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...

159th Street Road Improvements
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...

159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: October 15, 2015

Stay Informed on the 159th St. Road Improvement Project

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159th Street Road Improvements

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...

Business News
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...

Business News
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: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Fire District Seeking Part Time Administrative Assistant

Part Time Administrative Assistant Position

 

The Homer Township Fire Protection District is currently seeking applicants for a part-time Administrative assistant position. This position is responsible for a variety of business related administrati...

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Village News
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Water Main Break - Iroquois Trl/Kickapoo Trl

There is a water main break at the intersection of Iroquois Trail and Kickapoo Trail. Repair has been turned over to Illinois American Water maintenance and is being scheduled. Customers may experience low to no pressure until repairs are complete.

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Boil Order Issued - All Addresses on Appleway Ct.

Update at 3:00 a.m. on 11/09/17 

A boil order has been issued for all addresses on Appleway Ct. This order will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted.

11/08/17

There is a water main break at 13848/13842 Appleway Ct. Repair has been turned over t...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Emergency Water Shut off - 16135 S. Wildwood Lane

Update at 2:21 PM - A boil order has been issued.

The water has been shut off for emergency repairs. Illinois American Water is replacing a water valve at 16135 S. Wildwood Ln. The affected areas are 16050 through 16200 S. Wildwood Ln., and 16038 through 1...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Village Board Begins Strategic Planning Process

At the October 25 Village Board meeting, the Board approved a contract with Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies to provide facilitation for the strategic planning process. Strategic planning is a process that helps lea...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Gas N Wash Approved by Village Board

GAS N WASH APPROVED BY VILLAGE BOARD(a) Automobile service station subject to the condition that the proposed semi-truck fueling dispensers, including the two fueling lanes, are eliminated from the site plan,(b) Mini-mart associated with the gas station,(...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Stargazing Event Cancelled

The Stargazing event scheduled for Friday, October 13 has been cancelled. Despite a clear and sunny sky at noon, cloud cover and possible rain is anticipated for the evening. 

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Homer Township Fire Protection District Receives $318,812 Grant

17-101017 Lipinski Homer Fire Grant

Congressman Dan Lipinski has announced that the Homer Township Fire Protection District has been awarded $318,812 through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The grant will help with the purchase of a water tank...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

United Sates Flag is at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas

The Village of Homer Glen joins the nation in mourning the lives lost and wounded in the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a sign of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence, the flag of the United States will be flown at ha...

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Village News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

UPDATE to Water Main Break at 14340 Heather Lane

UPDATE - 9/26/17 2:56 p.m.

Illinois American Water is repairing a water main break at 14340 Heather Ln. The water has been shut off for emergency repairs. The affected areas are 14339 through 14351 Heather Ln., and all of Heather Ct. Service is expected to...

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Village News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

EMERGENCY WATER SHUT OFF - 13756 Teakwood Drive

Illinois American Water will be repairing a main break at 13756 Teakwood Drive. The water has been shut off for the emergency repairs. The affected addresses are 13159 through 13840 Teakwood Drive. Service is expected to be off on 9/25/17 from 2:30 p.m. t...

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Village News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

HYDRANT FLUSHING: WEEK OF September 25 - October 2

HYDRANT FLUSHING: WEEK OF September 25 - October 2

The following streets will be affected by hydrant flushing this week:

Pheasant Ln, Partridge Ln, Derby Ln, Lancaster Ct, Winchester Rd, Winchester Ct, Garavogue Ave, Mallard Dr, Chestnut Ct, Citation Dr, So...

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Village News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Village Rolls Out Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

The mobile AEDs will enable Will County Sheriff's Patrol Units to administer potentially life-saving measures prior to the Emergency Medical Technicians arriving to the scene of an emergency in the Village.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Electric Aggregation Program Update

The Village of Homer Glen, along with 17 other municipalities in Will County, has been a member of the Will Electric Aggregation Group since 2012. The sole purpose of this group is to gain buying power for the purchase of competitively priced electricity ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Heritage Park Update

Learn more about Phase I construction of the Village's Heritage Park

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

IAW Conducts Wastewater Collection System Cleaning

Beginning in the month of August 2017, Illinois American Water will be cleaning its wastewater collection mains in the Homer Glen service area. This cleaning is scheduled to continue through the summer. This cleaning will not affect your wastewater servic...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Illinois American Water to Rehabilitate Water Storage Tank

Illinois American Water is rehabilitating the Chicago Metro water storage tank on Pebble Creek Court. The 250,000 gallon elevated tank was originally constructed in 1990. The water tank will be taken out of service to complete the necessary work, which in...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Will County Launches Emergency Preparedness Smartphone App

The Will County Emergency Management Agency has announced the launch of a new emergency preparedness smartphone app entitled Ready Will County. This application will enable residents to create and manage personal emergency plans in the palm of th...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

167th Street and Will-Cook Road Closure Starting August 16

Enbridge pipeline maintenance activities will take place near the intersection of Will-Cook Road and 167th Street in Orland Park beginning on August 16, 2017, and lasting for approximately two weeks. During this time, 167th Street/Hadley Road will be clos...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Northern Border Pipeline Company to Perform Mitigation Work Starting July 5

Crews from Northern Border Pipeline Company will be working west of Bell Road between 159th Street and 143rd Street on the Commonwealth Edison utility corridor. Residents may observe equipment and activities related to the planned maintenance work.&nb...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Will County Clerk Seeks Election Judges

Earn extra income. Become an election judge. Will County Clerk, Nancy Schultz Voots, is seeking individuals to apply to be an election judge for the upcoming March 20, 2018 General Primary and November 6, 2018 General Election. Election judges play an imp...

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Village News
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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Village News
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: 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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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