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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Governor Pritzker Extends Stay-At-Home Order

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See Frequently Asked Questions about Governor Pritzker’s Stay-At-Home Order.

State of Illinois Checklist of Essential Businesses

Governor JB Pritzker Issues Stay-At-Home OrderIllinois Governor JB Pritzker has extended the Stay-At-Home Order in eff...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

April 6, 2020 Village Board Meeting to Be Held Electronically

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See the agenda for the Skokie Village Board meeting on April 6, 2020, at 8 p.m. The agenda includes a presentation by Skokie Health Director Dr. Catherine Counard about the Village’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting can be viewed o...

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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!

Print an 8.5" by 11" Skokie Spirit Shines Through poster for your front window:Color Skokie S...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Skokie Businesses Need Your Help and Are Here to Help You, too!

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See a list of Skokie businesses that remain open. Many offer carry-out, delivery and curbside pick up, and some are offering senior shopping hours, too!

See a map of Skokie restaurants that remain open to serve the community.

Local businesses are the backbo...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Skokie Parks are Closed!

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See Frequently Asked Questions about the Skokie Park District’s response to COVID-19.

From the Skokie Park District website:

Due to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), all park district facilities, playgrounds and basketball courts have been clos...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Landscapers and Contractors Allowed to Work

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Governor Pritzker’s Executive Stay-At-Home Order allows for contractors and landscapers to operate, as these services are considered essential.

The Village of Skokie has received numerous inquiries about whether landscaping crews are allowed to w...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Resumes April 1

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Yard waste collection season resumes April 1, 2020. Residents no longer need to call to schedule a pickup. Plant material, small brush and leaves are collected in 32-gallon biodegradable yard waste bags (available at local grocery and home improvement sto...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Temporary Village Hall and Public Works Closing Effective March 17, 2020

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See detailed information on how to access various Village services.

In response to guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control advising the public to avoid gathering in groups of 10 or more to control the COVID-19 pandemic, Skokie Village Hall, 51...

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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: March 20, 2020

Skokie Fire Department Warns about Mixing Household Chemicals

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From Skokie Fire Chief Jeffrey Hoeflich:

Dangers of Mixing Household Chemical Cleaners

In a time of uncertainty with COVID-19 amongst us, many of the Village of Skokie’s citizens are seeking ways in which to disinfect household surfaces to limit t...

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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: March 25, 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: February 27, 2020

Lincolnwood Begins Water Main Installation

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Beginning the week of March 2, 2020, the Village of Lincolnwood will begin 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 ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Oakton Street Lane Closure at Lincoln Avenue

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Lane Closure for Construction Activity on Oakton Street between Laramie Avenue and Lincoln Avenue 

Beginning on Monday, February 17, 2020, construction operations for the 8000 North Development will begin on Oakton Street. The north curb lane on O...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

March/April NewSkokie

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The March/April 2020 edition of NewSkokie, which will arrive in Skokie homes and businesses soon, features an abundance of important information about community programs and services, including the 2020 Census. Other features include a list of new busines...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Collective Resource Offers Curbside Food Scrap Collection

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At the December 16, 2019 Village Board meeting, Village officials approved a franchise agreement for a residential and commercial food scrap program that, beginning January 1, 2020, will be offered to Skokie residents by Collective Resource of Evanston. &...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

ComEd Tree Trimming Activity

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Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has informed the Village of Skokie that over the next few months, crews will perform vegetation management activities on distribution circuits and wiring throughout Skokie. ComEd says that they have notified any affected custom...

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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: November 8, 2019

8000 North Website Information

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Real-time updates are now available from the 8000 North Development team.  Please visit the 8000 North website to sign up for announcements, leasing information and more!

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