Posted on: December 18, 2017

IDOT Progress December 12 Update

View the IDOT update from December 12 through the Additional Info link here.

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

IDOT Progress October 13 Update

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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: 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...

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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...

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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: February 20, 2018

Road Closed on Will-Cook Road

Will-Cook Road is closed from 159th north to 151st Street, access is for local traffic only.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

IDOT Damage Claim Form

In order to file a claim with the Illinois Department of Transportation for damages due to potholes, submit the completed IDOT Claim Form to Illinois Department of Transportation, Region 1 Claims Office, 201 West Center Court, Schaumburg, IL 60196.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Road Closed on 159th Street - Update

(Update 11:00 a.m.) 159th Street is now open between Parker Road and Cedar Road, but remains closed between Bell Road and Parker. Hidden Valley subdivision can be accessed from Parker Road and 159th Street. 167th Street is barricaded due to over land floo...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Will County Division of Transportation (WCDOT) Meeting

Will County Division of Transportation (WCDOT) invites you to attend the open house public meeting to learn about the proposed improvements to 143rd Street between Lemont Road (State Street) and Bell Road. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 7...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

February is Burn Awareness Month in the Village

This is Burn Awareness month in the Village of Homer Glen.  Do you know what to do if a burn occurs?  Helpful tips have been provided by the American Burn Association

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Homer Glen #5 Safest City in Illinois 2018

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has placed the Village of Homer Glen as #5 on their Safest Cities in Illinois 2018 list.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Road District Salt Supply Will Last the Entire Season

Historically the Road District uses between 2,000 and 3,800 tons of salt annually depending on the severity of the winter. At the start of the season the Road District had access to 5,000 tons of salt. To date under 2,000 tons has been used. The Homer Tow...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Snowbirds Can Save on Their Water Bill

Before you fly south for the winter this year, remember to close your Illinois American Water account to avoid fixed charges while you are away. View the Illinois American Water flyer or call their Customer Service Center: 1800-422-2782 for more informati...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Emergency Water Shut Off - Affecting Shetland Dr and Martingale Ln

Illinois American Water is repairing a water main break at 14640 S. Shetland Drive. The water has been shut off for emergency repairs. The affected areas are 12355 through 12407 Martingale Lane and 14547 through 14640 S. Shetland Drive. Service is expecte...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

ILLINOIS BEGINS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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ILLINOIS BEGINS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Today at noon, the Village joined municipalities and counties throughout the state in an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony. As Illinois approaches its 200th year of statehood, the ceremony was used to help...

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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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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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Village News
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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Village News
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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Village News
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 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 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: 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: 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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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 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: April 19, 2011

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