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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Watch Out for Coyotes!

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.See information on coyote management from the Chicago Animal Care and Control Coyote Management and Coexistence Plan.

Coyotes pose a problem throughout the United States. These predatory animals have adapted to urban landscapes in addition to their native...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Frequently Asked Questions

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Week of May 10, 2021 – Updated May 12, 2021COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ - Skokie Health and Human Services Department

Effective on May 12, 2021, pre-registration is no longer required for Village of Skokie COVID-19 vaccination clinics. 

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

New Regional Jobs Board

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The Chicago's North Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a new job board to help area residents find employment and to help restaurants and other establishments fill available positions. See the new job board.

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Skokie Ranks Lowest in Municipal Fees

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The Village of Skokie conducted a recent survey comparing costs and charges assessed by Skokie and 16 other comparable area communities based on location, size and services offered. The research identified annual mandatory costs imposed on a typical resid...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics - Schedule Here

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Skokie Residents and Workers Employed in Skokie

MUST READ - RESIDENTS & EMPLOYEES OF SKOKIE-LOCATED BUSINESSES MUST:

  • Be 12+ years old to register for a Pfizer clinic
  • Be 18+ years old to register for a Moderna clinic
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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Call for Photos in the Warm Days, Warm Hearts in Skokie Exhibit!

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The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is pleased to launch a 2021 Skokie Through the Lens community photography exhibit, Warm Days, Warm Hearts in Skokie. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Skokie is welcome to submit up to three photographs that capt...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Illinois 'Bridge to Phase 5' Information

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From the State of Illinois on Thursday, May 6, 2021:

As Illinois continues to outpace national vaccination rates and COVID-19 trends across the state stabilize following recent upticks, Governor Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

New Co-Responder Pilot Program Begins

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The Village's new Co-Responder Pilot Program begins this week to increase awareness and recognition of behavioral and/or mental health crisis incidents to promote the best intervention and outcomes for those experiencing a crisis. 
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Posted on: April 24, 2021

Village FY22 Budget Hearing Schedule

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The Village’s hearings for the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. on May 10, 13 and 20, 2021. Click here for full schedule. 

The proposed budget that runs through April 30, 2022, is available by...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Information Available

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The Village of Skokie encourages all Skokie residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccination to protect themselves, their loved ones and the community. In partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystems, the Village offers vaccine encouragemen...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

2021 Skokie Business of the Year - Call for Nominations!

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See the 2021 Skokie Business of the Year online nomination form.

Do you know a business that goes above and beyond for its customers? Do you know a business that has a new or improved product or service that others should know about? Please nominate them f...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Skokie Fourth of July Parade and 3-D Fireworks Festival Canceled

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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 decision to cancel the 2021 Skokie Fourth of July Parade and the 3-D fireworks festival.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

May/June 2021 NewSkokie

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The May/June 2021 edition of NewSkokie will arrive in homes in early May, and features articles about the Village's May 31 Memorial Day observance, vehicle sticker sales, new call for community photos, plans for Skokie's first Juneteenth...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Skokie Fire Department Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

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See weekly hydrant flushing schedule.

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 ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Seasonal Job Opportunities Available!

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The Village of Skokie is now accepting applications for summer employment. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled in college for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester. Proof of enrollment is required at the time of application for employment. ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

2019/2020 Beautification Award Winners

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Each year in the late summer, the Village’s Beautification and Improvement Commission puts out a call for Property Beautification Award nominations. The awards are intended to recognize the efforts of both commercial and reside...
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Posted on: January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration Open

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Village of Skokie COVID-19 Vaccination Process

1. Pre-register with the Village of Skokie if you live in the 60076, 60077 and 60203 zip code areas. Every household member age 16 and over is encouraged to pre-register. Note: You will not r...

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Village of Skokie COVID-19 Vaccine Portal Information

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Week of January 25, 2021 - all appointments offered to Skokie residents and healthcare workers in Phases 1A and 1B are filled. More appointments will be released when additional vaccine supplies become available, which is expected on or before February 1,...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Practice the 3 W's to Stay Healthy: Wear a Mask - Watch Your Distance - Wash Your Hands!

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November 9, 2020 Update

Stay Healthy, Skokie - Wear A Mask - Watch Your Distance - Wash Your Hands!

The Skokie Health Department's extensive contact tracing efforts for cases in the community show that the virus is being spread by the following types of act...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Access Village Services Online and by Phone

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Due to the rapid increase in cases of COVID-19 throughout the community and across the region, the Village 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: October 27, 2020

#SkokieWeGotThis!

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What does the Village's new campaign mean?

We can get through the challenges posed by COVID-19 together! We can wear masks, avoid gatherings, socially distance and wash our hands to keep us, our families and neighbors healthy and safe.&...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

IDOT Street Resurfacing on Church Street

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Beginning April, 26, 2021, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing construction on Church Street from Gross Point Road to McCormick Boulevard.  The work will consist of structure adjustments, pavement patching, milling an...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

ComEd Begins Tree Trimming

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Commonwealth Edision (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 custo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Nicor Gas work begins on May 24.

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Beginning Monday, May 24, 2021, Nicor Gas will begin construction on a new 24” gas main installation.  The work will consist of gas main installation, pavement patching, milling and paving of asphalt pavement and sewer work. Street clos...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Contact JULIE Before You Dig!

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Call 8-1-1 or Click Before You Dig!

The Skokie Fire Department has seen an increase in accidental underground gas mains being struck by digging. Please take the time to contact JULIE at least 48 hours prior to digging! It is a free public safety service.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

8000 North Update

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See a video showing progress on the 8000 North construction from an aerial view.

Construction continues at a rapid pace for the 8000 North project being constructed on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie.  T...

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