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Posted on: August 30, 2017

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The Village has developed an emergency telephone notification system to contact residents and businesses quickly in the case of an emergency.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Access Skokie

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Access Skokie is an online and mobile issue reporting and service request system for the Village of Skokie.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Peru in Skokie

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The Skokie Public Arts Advisory Committee recently commissioned a mural by Peru143 at North Branch Yoga in Downtown Skokie.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Message from the Skokie Police Department

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The Skokie Police Department is focused on building, strengthening, and maintaining long-term relationships with the community we serve. It is critical that we work with the community. We embrace our entire community and share in everyone’s conc...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Message from Mayor George Van Dusen

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See video messages from June 1, 2020 Village Board meeting.

At the June 1, 2020 Skokie Village Board meeting, Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen spoke on behalf of the entire Village Board about recent events in the United States, saying, "We are all heart...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Many Skokie Businesses Reopening This Week

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In the coming days with the lifting of the state-wide stay-at-home order, numerous Skokie restaurants will begin offering outdoor dining, retail stores will open, salons will resume offering personal care services and more. These re-openings are an exciti...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Skokie Businesses - See Reopening Guidelines!

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With the Skokie area expected to move to Phase Three of the Restore Illinois plan on May 29, Skokie restaurants will be allowed to open for outdoor dining, and retail stores, salons, offices and more also will be able to reopen with restrictions. The Stat...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Skokie Business Community: Please Complete Online COVID-19 Impact Survey

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As a key focus of the Village’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan, the Skokie Economic Recovery Task Force is requesting that all Skokie business owners or managers participate in a brief, anonymous online survey to help determine next steps in th...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Vehicle Sticker Sales Begin June 1 Online and By Mail

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Vehicle license renewal notices were mailed to Skokie residents in late May, and there will be several important changes to Village’s annual vehicle license renewal process this year. Vehicle sticker sales for the 2020-2021 season are scheduled ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

The Skokie Health Department is Closely Monitoring and Responding to COVID-19

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See the Skokie Health Department COVID-19 Webpage.

See the new Skokie Spirit Shines Through! page with photos and messages of hope, encouragement and support from your Skokie neighbors!

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

2020 Skokie Farmers' Market

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The current plan is for the 2020 Skokie Farmers’ Market to begin as scheduled on Sunday, June 7, with changes to how customers will be able to shop at the market, in accordance with guidelines from the Illinois Department of Health. Details on t...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Skokie Launches New Zoombusiness Tool

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The Village today launched Skokie ZoomBusiness, an online tool that enables Skokie businesses and service providers to communicate with customers for free in real time. ZoomBusiness is an interactive, mobile-responsive mapping directory that enables custo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Respond to the Census Today!

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See more on the Village’s 2020 Census information page.

The 2020 Census has started, and it’s your chance to shape the future for yourself, your family, and your community. Information collected in the census informs how billions of dol...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Skokie Spirit Shines Through!

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See the new Skokie Spirit Shines Through! page with photos and messages of hope, encouragement and support from your Skokie neighbors!

NEW! Skokie Spirit Shines Through coloring page!

Print an 8.5" by 11" Skokie Spirit S...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

May 17 Storm Summary and Recommendations for Residents Who Experienced Flooding

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See Village of Skokie Stormwater Runoff Control Video

For Immediate ReleaseMay 18, 2020

Village of Skokie Storm Summary and Recommendations to Residents Who Experienced Flooding

The Village of Skokie received 3.41 inches of rain on May 17, 2020, bringing the...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

New Video Message from Mayor George Van Dusen

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Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen recorded a message to the community today, expressing his thanks to all for helping flatten the spread of COVID-19 and not overwhelming the healthcare system, sharing information on plans to move the community ahead and encou...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Contact Tracing Training Programs Announced

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Governor J.B. Pritzker has announced plans to substantially expand the number of contact tracers in Illinois as part of the multi-pronged approach to control the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to have 30 contact tracers for every 100,000 people in Illinoi...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Village Launches Economic Recovery Task Force

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Village of Skokie Convenes Economic Recovery Task ForceAs Part of Overall COVID-19 Economic Recovery PlanBusiness and healthcare professionals to provide guidance for Village-wide recovery efforts

The Village of Skokie recently launched its 10-mem...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Village Hall Reopening on June 8 for Limited Transactions

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For the continued safety of the general public and Village staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village of Skokie encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone.

Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Vi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Skokie Fire Department Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

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The Village of Skokie’s annual fire hydrant flushing program helps ensure that optimal water flow is available to firefighters, residents, and businesses. Hydrant flushing also helps maintain water clarity and quality by clearing iron and minera...

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

May/June 2020 NewSkokie

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See the May/June edition of NewSkokie.

The May/June edition of NewSkokie features a message to the community from Mayor George Van Dusen, COVID-19 information, the 2020 construction season schedule, information about the Village’s virtual Memoria...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Student Outstanding Artists Recognition (SOAR) Exhibit Now Online

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See the 2020 SOAR exhibit.

The March 18, 2020 Student Outstanding Artists Recognition exhibition reception, marking the Fine Arts Commission’s 20th year of hosting the exhibition for student artists, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Governor Pritzker's Restore Illinois Plan

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Moving from Phase Two to Three of Governor Prizker’s Restore Illinois Plan

Governor Pritzker’s five-phase Restore Illinois plan to re-open the State’s economy that was unveiled on May 5 centers on data regarding the number of ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Skokie Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Cancelled

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For Immediate ReleaseMay 14, 2020

Skokie July 4th Parade and Fireworks Festival Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Village of Skokie and Skokie Park District officials, as well as the Skokie Fourth of July Parade Committee, have reached the difficult d...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Calling Volunteer Sewists!

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The Village of Skokie is pleased to support an effort by the Skokie Public Library and Niles Township Government to enlist volunteer sewists to make for Niles Township Food Pantry clients. Following is information from the Niles Township webpage:

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Special Thanks to the Skokie Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers!

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began,14 members of the Village’s volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) have been assisting in the Skokie Health Department. Members of the MRC are licensed or certified healthcare professionals who meet on a regular ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Collective Resource Offers Curbside Food Scrap Collection

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Did you know that food scraps and other organics make up 30% of the waste stream? Choosing to compost this material instead of sending it to a landfill is an easy step to help the environment.

Skokie is proud to partner with Collective Resource, a compost ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Resources for Businesses

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See a growing list of resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19 developed by the Village’s economic development team.

See State of Illinois list of essential businesses.

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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: June 2, 2020

Illinois Vehicle Emissions Testing Resumes

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Emissions testing resumed June 1, 2020 at most Illinois Air Team testing locations. To help motorists deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, vehicle registration expiration dates have been extended without penalty for at least 90 days. In order to reduce traffi...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Oakton Street Lane Closure between Lincoln Avenue and Floral Avenue

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Lane Closure/Sidewalk Closures for Construction Activity on Oakton Street and Floral Avenue.

Beginning on Tuesday, May 26th, construction operations for the 8000 North Development will begin on Oakton Street and Floral Avenue. The north curb lane on Oakton...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Niles Center Road Resurfacing Begins March 30

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Beginning March 30, 2020, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing construction on Niles Center Road from Church Street to Touhy Avenue. The work will consist of structure adjustments, pavement patching, milling and paving of aspha...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Lincolnwood Begins Water Main Installation

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The Village of Lincolnwood began construction of a new water transmission main through Skokie. The project corridor is Hamlin Avenue between Oakton Street and Touhy Avenue, and Oakton Street between Hamlin Avenue and McCormick Boulevard. Work will typical...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Lincoln Avenue Water Main Project

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 Construction Activity Notice

Construction on Lincoln Avenue from Brown Street to Cleveland Street is scheduled to begin the week of April 6, 2020 and will continue for approximately six weeks.  Work is scheduled to take place between 7 a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Beginning Wednesday, May 13th Nicor will begin a local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive a mailed notice . The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After that, Nic...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

8000 North Website Information

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See May 11, 2020 Chicago Sun-Times Article Skokie development’s prospects improve with new partner.

April 8, 2020The current national uncertainty over COVID-19 is making it necessary to extend the timeline for constructing the 8000 North...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Illinois Vehicles Emissions Testing Resumes

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90 day grace period to help reduce extremely long wait times.

Emissions testing resumed June 1, 2020 at most Illinois Air Team testing locations. To help motorists deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, vehicle registration expiration dates have been extended without penalty for at least 90 days. In order to reduce traffi...

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