News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2018

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

The road contractor is set to switch the traffic pattern to the south side of the Homer Glen corridor this Saturday, August 4 (Stage 2 switch). Eastbound traffic will begin to drive the new pattern starting at around 10 a.m. Striping of crossovers happens...

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159th Street Road Improvements
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

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: 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

News Flash

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...

Business News
Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Parker Road Update

Paving on the closed portion of Parker Road is to be completed on Friday or Saturday. Guard rail installation is to take place on Tuesday morning with the road opening on Tuesday afternoon (September 18).

Village News
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Road Construction Status Update from Homer Township Road District

ROAD CONSTRUCTION STATUS provided by Homer Township Road District:

159th Street 

Winter scheduling and completion date estimates to follow in September, 2018. 

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IDOT will be removing trees and shrubs along the Right-of-Way on ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Taco Bell Signs On to Open at Homer Glen Plaza

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TACO BELL SIGNS ON TO OPEN AT HOMER GLEN BELL PLAZATaco Bell is the Village's newest retail tenant announcement for Homer Glen Bell Plaza at the southwest corner of 143rd/Bell. Taco Bell will open as a franchise restaurant in the multi-tenant building fro...

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Interim Village Manager Announced

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 Village of Homer Glen Hires Interim Village Manager

 

Homer Glen, (August 27, 2018)

 

The Homer Glen Village Board is pleased to announce that Anne Marie Gaura has been named Interim Village Manager. The Village Board appointed Ms....

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor U.S. Senator John McCain

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In honor of the death of United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, the flag has been lowered to half-staff.

Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Senator John Sidney McCain III

Issued on:



As a mark of respe...

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Village News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Big Tree Champions Contest Winners Recognized

The winners of the Village of Homer Glen’s Big Tree Champions contest were recognized at the Village Board meeting on August 22. The Homer Glen Environment Committee created the contest to help identify the largest trees of each species within t...

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Village News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

TRAIL CROSSING SIGNS REMOVED FOR REPLACEMENT

Trail Crossing Flashing Signs

The flashing trail crossing signs on Parker Road near Culver Park have been removed and will be replaced by new signs. Trail users and drivers on Parker Road are encouraged to use caution at the trail intersection.

Village News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Planned Water Shut Off - Catawba Court on 8/22/18

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 12211 Catawba Court. The affected area is all of Catawba Court. Service is expected to be off on 8/22/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A boil order will be in effect when service is restored.

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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Governor Rauner Signed HB 4508, an Amendment to the Public Utilities Act

To the disappointment of Mayor Yukich, Village Trustees, and many residents who are Illinois American Water customers, Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 4508. The new amendment to the Public Utilities Act allows water utility companies to impose rate ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 20, 2018

"Alert" Planned Water Shut Off - Valley View Drive & Wildwood Ln

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 13321 Valley View Dr.  The affected area is 13300 through 13340 Valley View Drive, and 16010 Wildwood Lane.  Service is expected to be off on 8/21/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. &...
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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Parker Road Closure - Monday, August 20

Parker Road will be closed to through traffic at 14000 S. Parker for the installation of a new box culvert. Parker Road will be closed on Monday Morning, August 20, at 7:00 a.m. and will re-open to through traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31. Messag...

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Village News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Will County

Update to the article below: On August 7, Will county reported that they recently collected two west Nile traps in Homer Glen that have come back positive with West Nile. One trap was collected on July 31 and another trap on August 6.

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Village News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Will County Clerk is Seeking Election Judges

The Will County Clerk is seeking individuals to apply to be an Election Judge for the upcoming November 6, 2018 General Election. Election Judges play an important role in the voting process. There will be a two and a half hour training class prior to the...

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Village News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

The road contractor is set to switch the traffic pattern to the south side of the Homer Glen corridor this Saturday, August 4 (Stage 2 switch). Eastbound traffic will begin to drive the new pattern starting at around 10 a.m. Striping of crossovers happens...

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Village News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Illinois American Water Performing Survey of Water Mains

Illinois American Water Company will be preforming survey work in Homer Glen!

 

Illinois American Water Company (IAW) is conducting Field Surveys of the water mains in the Homer Glen Service Area to allow for continued proactive maintenance and cap...

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Village News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

News Conference Regarding House Bill 4508

Citizens Utility Board's  director of governmental affairs Bryan McDaniel, State Senator Sue Rezin, State Senator John Curran, Mayor Roger Claar from the Village of Bolingbrook, and Mayor George Yukich held a press conference today at the Village...

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Village News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

June is Pool Safety Month

POOL REQUIREMENTS

____: All pool gates to open from pool area and be self-closing and self-latching.

____: Outdoor pools shall be surrounded by a barrier by either-

          a) A 48 inch barrier (fence) at least ...

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Village News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

O’Reilly Auto Parts Coming To Homer Glen Bell Plaza

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Today, Mayor George Yukich announced a second national retail tenant will be coming to the Homer Glen Bell Plaza. O’Reilly Auto Parts has signed a lease for 7,210 square feet in a single-tenant building fronting Bell Road just south of the Circle K Shell ...

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Village News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled

Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place Thursday night, May 24, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. If it rains on Thursday, the treatment will take place on Friday night, May 25. Residents can receive advanced notice...

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Village News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Dollar Tree Coming to Homer Glen

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Today, Mayor George Yukich announced the Dollar Tree store will be coming to Homer Glen. The national retailer has signed a lease for 10,000 square feet occupying a single-tenant building in the soon to be developed Homer Glen Bell plaza.

“It&...

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Village News
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Road Resurfacing Work to Begin

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Road resurfacing work will begin tomorrow in the areas highlighted on the map in the photo. Sawing is to start on Thursday with concrete removal scheduled for Friday. This is all part of the Village's 2018 Street Resurfacing Program. The contractor for th...

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Village News
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Hadley Road Resurfacing

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Will County Division of Transportation (WCDOT) is patching and resurfacing Hadley Road between Parker Road and the Cook County line. Tree removal and tree trimming will also be occurring. The project completion date is June 30. Road flaggers and traffic c...

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Village News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Illinois American Water to Host Open House Presentation with Q&A

ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE PRESENTATION WITH Q&AMondayApril 30, 20186:30 - 7:30 p.m.Hadley Middle School Gym15731 S. Bell Road

Please note that this is not a Village of Homer Glen event. This information is being shared because the topi...

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Village News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Enbridge Pipeline to Perform Maintenance Work on Dixon Lane

Starting Friday, April 27, Enbridge Pipeline will be performing some maintenance work on Dixon Lane adjacent to the ComEd easement. The work will be focused on the east side of the road with a traffic bypass lane on the west side.The project is anticipate...

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Village News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Mayor Yukich's 2018 State of the Village Address

On Tuesday, April 17, Mayor Yukich delivered his 2018 State of the Village Address at the Homer Glen Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Dinolfo's Banquets. The entire presentation, slides, and speech can be found at the following links:

2018 State o...

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Village News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

"Alert" Emergency Water Shut off on Mulranny Drive

The water has been shut off for emergency repairs of a water main break at 13209 Mulranny Drive. The affected area is 13165 through 13251 Mulranny Drive. Service is expected to be off on 4/12/18 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A boil order will be in effec...

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Village News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Aerial Video Shows Progress in Heritage Park

Phase 1 of Heritage Park is 52% complete and will be finished in June. Take a look at the aerial video Update 1 for a view of the progress in the park. Additional videos will be posted as the work progresses. For more information about Heritage P...

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Heritage Park Aerial Video Update 1 Village News
Posted on: April 5, 2018

"Alert" Boil Order - Parker Rd. and Shoshoni Dr.

A boil order has been issued for the following Illinois American Water service area within the Village: 14025 through 14110 Shoshoni Drive, and 13526 West Catawba Lane. This boil order will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted.

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Village News
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Major Reconstruction to Chickasaw Hills Water Reclamation Facility has Begun

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Major reconstruction of Illinois American Water's Chickasaw Hills water reclamation facility (WRF) site located on Parker Road and Seminole Trail was started this month (March 2018). The construction is estimated to be completed in the fall of 2019.&n...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

ICC Responds to Conference Call with Mayor Yukich

On March 2, Mayor George Yukich, Trustee Brian Burian, and Village Manager Mike Mertens participated in a conference call with Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) staff regarding the Village’s concerns with water and sewer rates. The Executive Director of ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

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IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

The Illinois Department of Transportation has approved acceleration for the 159th Street improvement project in Homer Glen, according to Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn. Paving will st...

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Village News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Proposed 143rd Street Improvements - Lemont Road to Bell Road

In anticipation of the future travel demands on 143rd Street, Will County initiated a Preliminary Engineering Study for 143rd Street, between Lemont Road and Bell Road. On March 7, 2018, a Public Information Meeting was held at Hadley Middle School. &...

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Village News
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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Village News
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: 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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Village News
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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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

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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 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: 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 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: April 19, 2011

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