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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Electronic Recycling Extravaganza Sept. 19

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The Village of Lombard is hosting a recycling extravaganza event, where residents may bring a large variety of unwanted items to be recycled safely.

Bring unwanted items including wood, siding, electronics, batteries, scrap metal, hot water heaters, dish washers, propane tanks, computers, monitors, copy machines, TV's, cell phones and more!

Bicycles, shoes, eyeglasses, hearing aids, America...Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Lombard Police Remind Drivers of School Zone and Bus Safety Rules

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School is back in session and the Lombard Police Department want to remind residents about the laws regarding school zone speed limits, texting, and passing school buses.

To help keep our kids safe when getting to school, please remember to follow these simple safety rules:

• School zone speeding or failure to yield to children in a crosswalk: a first violation is a petty offense with a minimum fine of $150, a second o...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Village of Lombard hosting “We Remember” Fall Blood Drive on Sept. 16

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The Village of Lombard is hosting its Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yorktown Entrance 2 near Carson Pirie Scott, and from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave.

The “We Remember” blood drive is in remembrance to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 tragedy.

“One of the greatest ways to give back to a community and to help support those in need is to donate blood. At this blood drive, we remember all of those...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

August 29 Cruise Night Concert Location Moved Due to Safety Concerns

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The 7th Heaven concert scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 7 - 9 p.m., will be relocated to the south side of the railroad tracks, near the Metra pedestrian tunnel, due to Police concerns over pedestrian safety.

The Village of Lombard hosts summer concerts during Cruise Night events on Saturdays throughout the summer months. This Saturday night is the final event of the season, and features the popular cover band, 7th Heaven. As always, this is a family friendly ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

Lombard Police Crack Down on Drunk Drivers with Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign and Roadside

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Lombard Police are ramping up traffic enforcement efforts as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

The campaign is in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Illinois Department of Transportation to curb drunk and drugged driving and save lives.
From August 24 through September 7 (Labor Day), law enforcemen...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Commonly Asked Outdoor Warning Siren Questions and Answers

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Q: What is the purpose of the Village of Lombard’s Outdoor Warning Siren System?
A: The Village of Lombard’s Outdoor Warning Siren system is used to alert people who are outdoors to take cover immediately due to possible impending dangerous weather.

These sirens are not designed to be heard by residents already indoors, and are not intended to serve as an alert for those already inside.

Q: Why wasn’t I able to hear one of these Outdoor Warning Sirens from inside of my home?
A: Outdoor Warning Si...Read on...

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Nicor Gas Repair Causes North Bound Grace Street Closure at St. Charles

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Nicor Gas has detected a non- hazardous leak, meaning a non- life threatening or a threat to property. This leak is in the N/B lane of S.Grace Street (s/ railroad tracks) at E. St. Charles Road.

Currently, Nicor is on-site repairing this leak. Again, no immediate hazards.

N/B S. Grace Street (s/ railroad tracks) at E. St. Charles Road Closed to all traffic.
No right turn from W/B E. St. Charles Road to N/B Grace Street.S/B traffic on S. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Lombard Police Warn Residents of IRS and Loved Ones in Need Phone Scams

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In an effort to help keep Lombard residents safe, the Lombard Police Department wants to alert and educate residents about ongoing telephone scams, in which scammers pose as employees with the IRS, or impersonate a loved one in need.

The IRS scam begins when a resident is called by an individual claiming to be an “agent” of the IRS. The scammer provides a fake name or title, and informs the victim that they owe money to the IRS and risk arrest if they do not electronically send funds ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Grace Street and St. Charles Rd. Resurfacing Update and Schedule

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Grace Street will be paved during overnight hours beginning Monday, August 17, as part of the 2015 Asphalt Paving and Patching Project. Paving will cause lane closures at various times throughout the week.

All construction is weather permitting and is subject to change due to rainfall. Below is a tentative schedule for paving on Grace Street:

- Monday: Paving is scheduled to take place during the overnight hours of Monday, beginning at 6 p.m., through 7 ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Residents Invited to Order Pink Shirts and Join Firefighters for Group Photo on Oct. 7

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Purchase the same pink shirt that Lombard Firefighters will be wearing throughout the October, and then wear your shirt for a community group photo on October 7.

The Lombard Fire Department and The Lombard Firefighters Union Local 3009 will be wearing custom pink shirts throughout the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Residents are invited to purchase the same shirts and to take group pho...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Request for Photos of Chicago, Aurora and Elgin Railroad

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The Historical Commission is seeking photos of the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad to be used on informative signs which will be installed along the Illinois Prairie Path.

The Illinois Prairie Path runs along the location of the old train line. These photos will be used on informative sign stations along the path which will inform users of the path about the history of the path, and how it once served as a train line.

P...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Lombard Public Works Department to Conduct Fall Hydrant Maintenance

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Lombard Public Works crews began performing annual fall fire hydrant maintenance this week. (Week of August 10) Workers will visit more than 900 hydrants over the course of a six week period.

The fire hydrant maintenance program is a vital part of the Village’s water pumping and water distribution system maintenance schedule. This process ensures that Lombard residents are receiving the highest quality drinking water in their homes and that fi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

IDOT Announces Day 2 of North Ave. Construction

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The center lanes of North Ave., between 53 and Main Street, remained closed today on North Ave. for continued IDOT construction.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that the center and left lanes of eastbound Illinois 64 (North Avenue) between Illinois 53 and just east of Main Street, in Lombard, will be closed, weather permitting, on Thursday, Aug. 13, to fi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

St. Charles Road and Grace Street Asphalt Paving and Patching

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Asphalt resurfacing, paving and patching beings this week on St. Charles Rd., from Westmore-Meyers to Grace, and on Grace St. from Prairie to Ash. Nightly lane closures will be necessary.

Timeline of scheduled construction includes:.

Week of August 10: Structure adjustments in roadway, replacement of driveway aprons (sidewalk to curb) due to damage from construction activity related to this project...Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

Nominations Sought for Lombard’s Senior Man and Senior Woman of the Year Awards

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The Village of Lombard is seeking nominations for the tenth annual Senior of the Year Awards, to help celebrate accomplishments of seniors in the community.

The Senior Man and Senior Women of the Year Awards will be presented at the Village’s Senior Fair, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lombard Community Building at Lombard Common Park. The award was founded by the late former Villag...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Construction Begins on Hammerschmidt Lot Expansion Project

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Lombard Public Works has been informed that their contractor, Kee Construction will begin work on the Hammerschmidt Parking Lot Expansion project, August 5. Substantial completion is scheduled for October with final completion scheduled for November.

Preparatory work includes tree protection and trimming, crosswalk stripping and AT&T utility relocation. Beginning Friday, August 7, sidewalks along the south side of St. Charles Rd. will be closed and will remain closed for the duration of the proces...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

Lombard Fire Department Responds to Reports of Smoke at Maple Street Chapel

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At approximately 10:50 a.m. Monday, August 3, The Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of smoke at the Maple Street Chapel at 220 South Main in Lombard.

The fire was reported by someone in the building and an internal fire alarm had been activated. Lombard fire crews arrived within minutes and identified smoke coming from a west side exterior wall of the historic wooden structure. According to Acting Bat...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Grace Street Closed Overnight Wednesday During Thursday Morning Commute

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Nicor Gas will be fixing a gas leak in the intersection of Grace Street (s/ tracks) and E. St. Charles Road during the overnight hours from 7 PM to 7 AM on Wednesday 8/5/15 to Thursday 8/6/15, weather permitting. Detours will be posted.

This closure will is expected to impact the early morning commute hours on Thursday, August 6. Drivers should expect delays.

Please note intersection s/ tracks at S. Grace Street and E. Charles Road will be closed to all traffic including emergency ve...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

Metra Underpass Project Reaches Completion

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The Village of Lombard has been notified that all work on the Metra Underpass Project (with the exception of punch list items) will be completed by John Burns by Saturday, August 1 at 7:00 a.m.

At this time, Parkside between Park and Main will be restored to 2 way traffic. On Monday afternoon, McGuire Drive between Main St. and Elizabeth St. will be reopened to traffic. One way traffic on Park Ave. between St. Charles and McGuire Drive will re...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2015

Lombard Police Department hosting annual National Night Out with family fun and free swimming on Aug

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The Lombard Police Department invites residents to attend National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 5 – 8 p.m. at Lombard Common Park.

The event will feature free swimming at Paradise Bay Water Park from 5 – 8 p.m., Police, Fire & Safety displays and demonstrations, the Lombard mobile command vehicle, McGruff the Crime Dog, D.J. games and prizes, giveaways, light refreshments and mor...Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps Issued

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FEMA has issued preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for the majority of DuPage County.

These preliminary maps bring some additional properties into the regulatory floodplain and they are now considered “best available information” by DuPage County for the purpose of reviewing floodplain permit applications.

The process of finalizing an...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2015

Lombard Police Department Respond to Barricaded Subject Call

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At approximately 5:00 AM on Tuesday, July 28, the Lombard Police Department responded to the 800 block of Foxworth Boulevard to check on the well-being of a 32 year old male subject.

Officers were sent to the residence in response to concerns about messages the subject had posted on social media about harming himself. As officers attempted to make contact with the subject, a gunshot was heard and a bullet struck the wall in the hallwa...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Nominations for William Mueller Lombard Heritage Award Due Friday

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The Lombard Historical Commission is asking community members to submit nominations for this year's William Mueller Lombard Heritage Award

The Lombard Heritage Award recognizes six different categories that include individuals, organizations, programs and projects that are committed to preserving local history.

The award serves to inspire others to become more active in preserving Lombar...Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

Door To Door Solicitor Information for Residents

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Solicitors must apply for and be approved for a permit to solicit in Lombard. Solicitors must also adhere to a set of guidelines. Violators should be reported to the Lombard Police Department.

The Village of Lombard's highest priority is resident safety. If you feel unsafe due to solicitor engagement, or witness a suspicious solicitor behavior including trespassing in a backyard, please call 911 to report the situation.

Complaints abo...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Village of Lombard Summer Blood Drive Collects 158 Pints and Hosts “We Remember” Blood Drive

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The Village of Lombard hosted its annual summer blood drive on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, and received 158 pints of blood, with the potential to save 474 lives.

“We’re so glad the community continues to support our blood drives,” said Carol Bauer, Executive Coordinator to the Village Manager and blood drive organizer. “It’s a selfless act to donate blood – and every pint counts.” The Village has been hosting bloo...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Lombard Police Remind Residents of Safety Tips to Help Prevent Car Break-Ins

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To help minimize the risk of theft associated with automobile break-ins, the Lombard Police Department would like to remind residents of some important safety information.

• Do not leave valuables such as cell phones, wallets, purses, cash or change, lap tops, cameras, etc., in your car.
• Ensure that windows have been rolled all the way up and that your sunroof is securely closed.• Always lock your car doors and never ...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

New Lombard Pride Committee issues survey seeking feedback from community groups on a community fest

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The Village of Lombard’s new Lombard Pride Committee, created last month to advise the Village on special events and festivals, convened its first meeting earlier this month.

The Committee explored options for a new annual community festival and recommended that surveys be issued to gather information on events held in neighboring communities and to help gauge interest from community groups in participating in a future communi...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

Michael McGuire Drive Resurfacing July 18

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The Village was informed that John Burns Construction will begin the process of resurfacing Michael McGuire Drive, in Downtown Lombard, on Saturday, July 18, 2015.

The contractor will grind 1 ¾” of the existing roadway on Saturday and will resurface the roadway on Monday. Both operations are subject to weather. The extent of the roadway improvements is depicted on the attached diagram. During the roadwork, P...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Lombard Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

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At approximately 5:34 a.m. on Friday, July 10th, the Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 21W104 22nd Street in Lombard.

A resident of the home reported that she woke up to see smoke coming from a vent in the two story single family structure and called 911. The family was then able to evacuate the house. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from the 2nd floor atti...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2015

Help Save Lives at the Village Summer Blood Drive on July 8

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The Village of Lombard invites you to help save even more lives at its Summer Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 8, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yorktown Entrance 2, and from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at the Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave.

The Village of Lombard has hosted 133 blood drives with Heartland Blood Centers since 1988, which have collected 12,274 units of blood, resulting in a potential of 36,833 lives saved.

“It’s important to remember that the need for blood doesn’t take a s...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

New Pride Committee Formed to Help Establish and Develop Community Events

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The Village of Lombard has appointed members to the new Lombard Pride Committee to help advise the Village Board on matters relating to special events and community festivals.

The recently created Lombard Pride Ad Hoc Committee will develop recommendations and an eventual report to the Village President and Board of Trustees on a community festival to be held in future years and other matters concerning special events within t...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Lombard Public Works Department Provides Equipment and Staff to Coal City Tornado Disaster Response

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The Village of Lombard proudly provided Public Works equipment and staff to Coal City, IL, as part of disaster relief efforts, due to a damaging tornado that impacted the city on June 23, 2015.

Lombard Public Works provided equipment and staff to the relief efforts of Coal City, IL, from Monday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network (IPWMAN). Requested assistance included personnel for c...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Lombard and Villa Park Police Departments Arrest Three Suspects in Robbery Crime Spree

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LOMBARD, Illinois— The Lombard and Villa Park Police Departments made three arrests in connection to a crime spree that included one armed robbery in Villa Park and two in Lombard.

Overnight on March 3 at 11:55 p.m., the Villa Park Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the 400 east block of Washington Street in Villa Park. Shortly after, at 12:01 a.m., the Lombard Police responded to a similar call at the 500 south...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Lombard’s Mosquito Abatement Program Combats Insect Population

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The Village of Lombard contracts with Clarke Mosquito Control to combat mosquitoes by treating all standing waters with slow-release larvicide pellets that kill mosquito larvae, which is the most effective way to control mosquito populations.

The program includes all ponding areas and all storm catch basins, whether public or private.

The program primarily targets the Culex Pipiens mosquito species since it is a known carrier of West Nile Virus. These mosquitoes require a 7 day incubation p...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

St. Charles Road Resurfacing Construction Begins July 6

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The Village of Lombard’s contractor will resurface E. St. Charles Road from Westmore-Meyers Avenue to Grace Street, and Grace Street from Prairie Avenue to Washington Boulevard, beginning Monday, July 6, weather permitting.

At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. However, delays are to be expected due to partial lane closures. Construction will affect travel through the intersection of St. Charles Road and Grace Street, including pede...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Open House for Public Regarding Bicycle and Pedestrian Project

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Please join us for an open house on Wednesday, July 1, from 7-9 p.m. at Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave. to share your thoughts regarding our new Village-wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.

The Village of Lombard is seeking the public's assistance in developing its first Village-wide plan based off of important areas and routes taken by bicyclists and pedestrians throughout Lombard. Your feedback will help us to establish key routes a...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Record Rainfall Leads to Increase in Mosquito Population

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This is officially the wettest June on record in Illinois and the conditions are ideal for floodwater mosquito breeding. The Village has several sprays planned but there are things you can do to help fight the bite.

The Village of Lombard’s mosquito abatement program with Clarke Mosquito Control includes the standard treatment all of standing waters and public catch basins with larvicide, but the Village also goes beyond many other municipalities by also treating bac...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Lombard Fire Department reminds residents of fireworks regulations and safety tips for Fourth of Jul

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As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the Lombard Fire Department would like to remind residents of safety tips and Illinois laws related to fireworks, and to warn of the risk of injury associated with firework use.

Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year, to users and bystanders alike. Last year in Illinois, there were 96 emergency room treated fireworks injuries, the majority resulting in 1st and 2nd degree burns and lacerations, with 14% of t...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Lombard Village Hall Observes Holiday Hours on June 29 and July 3, 2015

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Lombard Village Hall will close early on Monday, June 29, and will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.

Lombard Village Hall at 255 E. Wilson Ave. will close at 4:30 on Monday, June 29, and will be closed for the full day of Friday, July 3. Village Hall will resume its normal business hours on Monday, July 6. The Village of Lombard’s regular operating hour...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Fourth of July Weekend Roadside Safety Checkpoints on Friday, July 3

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The Lombard Police Department will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints overnight on Friday, July 3, 2015, as part of a statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that is currently in effect through July 5, 2015

The intensified enforcement against impaired drivers and seat belt law violators is in effort to minimize the disproportionate number of traffic deaths caused by alcohol and failure to buckle up, during overnight hours on holiday weekends. Seat belt viola...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Lombard Fire Department Presented Prestigious Award from American Heart Association

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The Lombard Fire Department was presented with a prestigious award from the American Heart Association for providing its first responders with the training needed to recognize and treat STEMI, or ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction heart attacks victims.

Firefighters were able to use this lifesaving training in four separate Lombard emergencies last year.

Illinois Mission Lifeline Director of the American Heart Association, Art Miller, presented the Village of Lombard’s Fire Department with a Bronze L...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Stork Pins Awarded to Lombard Firefighters for Successful Emergency Baby Delivery

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On Thursday, June 18, Lombard Fire Lieutenant and EMS Officer, Frank Gallione presented a stork award to firefighters who assisted in the emergency delivery of a baby of a woman in Lombard.

Tim Hillesheim, John Studnicka, Dale Farris, Joe Kaforski, Galen Cardott and Lt. Tony Sally were presented the Stork Pin Awards for their medical assistance during a baby delivery in January of 2015.

Joanna Koppang went into labor while riding a train...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Lombard Police Department plan Independence Day crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt violations

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The Lombard Police Department is stepping up its Fourth of July traffic enforcement, focusing on drunk and unbuckled drivers. Lombard joins police and sheriff’s departments in a statewide enforcement effort that begins June 22 and runs through July 5.

The intensified enforcement effort will focus on late-night hours, as statistics show a disproportionate number of traffic deaths occur late at night and involve a drunk driver or unbuckled motorist. The crackdown is part of the statewide “Independence Da...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Lombard Announces Excellent Water Quality Report Available Online or Paper Copy By Request

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The Village of Lombard ‘s 2014 Annual Water Quality Report shows excellent results that surpass requirements established by the Environmental Protection Agency. The report covers water tested from January 1 – December 31, 2014.

To view this year’s water report, visit www.VillageofLombard.org/waterqualityreport. Individuals who do not have access to the internet or would like a paper copy, please contact public works at (630)620-5740 or email publicworks@villageoflombard.org and ...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Ramps to Open at New Metra Pedestrian Underpass in Downtown Lombard

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The north and south ramp entrances to the new Metra Underpass tunnel in Downtown Lombard, are scheduled to open Tuesday, June 30.

Once the newly completed ramps are open to pedestrian traffic, the north and south platforms and staircases leading to the platforms will be opened, and Union Pacific will close the temporary stairs on the north side of the platform. Four handicapped park...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Terrace View Pond Project Shows Positive Results with Village’s Commitment

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The Village of Lombard remains committed to the long term functional and aesthetic value of Terrace View Pond.

The Terrace View Pond Project was principally designed to mitigate the amount of localized flooding north of the pond. As a condition of the Park District’s approval to utilize Terrace View Pond for improved storm water management, the Village assumed re...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

June 15 Rain Storm Update

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Overnight on June 15, 2015, the Village of Lombard recorded a total rainfall of 3.43”. All Village pumps and sewers operated to capacity throughout the storm.

Water levels and pumping status have been continually monitored through the Village’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. As of the morning hours on June 16, water levels continue to drop slowly. The East Branch of the DuPage River re...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Lombard Public Works’ Surface Treatment Project Begins Week of June 15

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The Village of Lombard’s contractor is scheduled to begin the 2015 Preservative Surface Treatment Project on June 18, weather permitting.

The Preservative Surface Treatment Project applies a rejuvenating agent to the roadway, which provides an environmental seal on the asphalt surface, improving durability and increasing the road’s service life. This material is sprayed on the pavement in a...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Village of Lombard Seeks Public Feedback to Develop Bike and Pedestrian Plan

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The Village of Lombard, in partnership with Alta Planning + Design and Active Transportation Alliance, has kicked off its first Village-Wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.

This forward-thinking initiative will create a framework for a safe and accessible network of streets that will help connect cyclists and pedestrians to destinations while meeting the needs of all ages and abilities.

Public input is important to the ...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

Lombard Celebrates Fourth of July with Fireworks Display

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The Village of Lombard will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with a fireworks display at Madison Meadow Park, on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Fireworks are scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Parking restrictions will be in effect in the area around Madison Meadow and street parking will be limited. Parking lots at Madison Meadow Park are expected to fill quickly. Visitors are encouraged to use a free shuttle bus service provided by the Villag...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Commuter Parking Pay Station Use Begins Wednesday, June 3

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Anyone wishing to park in the commuter parking lots will have to pay for parking using 3 electronic pay stations. Pay boxes will accept credit cards, cash and coins but will not give change.

The new electronic parking boxes will be located in three convenient locations. One box will be on the South side of the pedestrian underpass near the ramp and stairs, a second will be located West of the Hammerschmidt daily fee lot, and a third box will ...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Cruise Nights Car Show and Summer Concerts Series Begins June 13

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Lombard Cruise Nights will begin its 17th season on Saturday, June 13 with its traditional Welcome Back Weekend. Cruise nights will be held in Downtown Lombard every Saturday, June 13 through August 29, except for July 4.

Cruise cars are invited to park along St. Charles Road from Main Street to Elizabeth, which also is the main thoroughfare for the event. Cars are also invited to park along Park Avenue and in several parking lots within the “Cruise Zone” along St. Charles...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

2015 Lilac Time Photo Contest Winners Announced

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The Village of Lombard has chosen the top three photos as this year’s winners.

First Place – “Spring Blossoms in Lilacia Park” by Tony Peterman
Second Place –“Summer Sprinkles” by Brigitte Baur
Third Place – Orange Tulips” by James Berry

All three of the top-placing photos will be displayed at Village Hall during the month of June. The winners will also receive Yorktown Shopping Center gift cards, valued at $100, $50 and $25, respectively. James Berry receives an honorable mention for his...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Lombard Police Department participating in fundraising to support Special Olympics

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Members of the Lombard Police Department will be participating in fundraising events to support Special Olympics, including the "Cop on Top" event, Friday, May 29, atop the Dunkin Donuts at 1160 S. Main Street from 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Lombard police officers will be on the rooftop of the Dunkin Donuts at 1160 S. Main St. to help raise funds for Special Olympics Illinois. Everyone who stops by the Main Street store and makes a donation to Special Olympics Illinois will receive a coupon ...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

New Daily Fee Parking Pay Boxes and Pay-By-Phone Options Available June 1 for Metra Users

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The Village of Lombard is proud to announce that new electronic daily fee parking pay boxes and convenient pay-by-phone options will be available for Metra users beginning June 1, 2015.

The electronic parking pay boxes will accept coins, bills, and credit/debit cards and will issue a receipt at the time of payment. No change or refunds will be given. The pay boxes are clearly marked with simple instructions and Village of Lombard staff ...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Village seeking volunteers to serve on new Lombard Pride Committee

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The Village of Lombard is seeking applicants to serve on the Lombard Pride Committee and will be accepting applications through Monday, June 8th.

The newly formed Lombard Pride Committee will advise the Village Board on matters concerning special events within the Village of Lombard and evaluate the potential for future events and festivals within the community.
Specific items for considerat...Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Lombard Village Hall To Be Closed and Waste Management Pick Up Delayed One Day Due to Memorial Day

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The Lombard Village Hall will be closed on Monday, May 25 and Waste Management services will be delayed one day in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

In the event that a holiday falls on a day of the week, such as Memorial Day, Waste Management services will take place one day later for the remainder of the week. Questions regarding refuse pick-up may be directed to Waste Management at (800) 796-9696. ...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Village of Lombard’s annual Memorial Day Program set for Monday, May 25

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The Village of Lombard’s annual Memorial Day program will be held at noon on Monday, May 25 at the Veterans Memorial in the Sunken Garden at Common Park, located near St. Charles and Grace.

Members of the Lombard Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Lombard American Legion, Lombard Historical Society, local scouts, students of Glenbard East and Montini Catholic high schools and the Lombard Junior Women’s Club as well as local residents will be part...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Interactive 2015 Construction Project Map Announced by Lombard Public Works Department

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The Village of Lombard’s Public Works department is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital interactive construction map that will allow Lombard residents to view planned 2015 construction projects.

One of the map’s many useful features allows users to search by address to receive detailed information on planned construction projects for a specified location. Visitors to the website will be able to select convenient layers to help view specific proje...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2015

Lilac Time Parade Parking Restrictions 2015

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Lombard Police Chief Ray Byrne announced temporary parking restrictions that are necessary to ensure a safe and orderly passage of traffic during the 2015 Lilac Festival Parade, Sunday, May 17, 2015.

These no parking restrictions are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the following streets:

- Central East Both sides from Grace to Main
- Edward from Stewart to dead end Both sides- Edward Main to Finley both sides
- Central West Both sides from Main ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Lombard Police Department Joins Illinois Click It or Ticket Campaign

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The Lombard Police Department will join the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP) and hundreds of local law enforcement agencies across the state for the 2015 Illinois Click It or Ticket campaign, May 11 - 25.

During the campaign, Lombard officers will be cracking down on both front and backseat motorists who fail to wear their seat belts, and on drunk drivers.

In Illinois, as of January 1, 2012, all drivers and passengers must wear seat belts in all seating...Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Village of Lombard Announces New Building and Permit E-Newsletter

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The Village of Lombard has launched a new Code and Permit E-Newsletter for professionals in the building industry. The e-newsletter provides useful and timely information on news and events regarding Lombard’s Community Development Department.

Professional builders, contractors and architects are encouraged to sign up to receive periodic e-newsletter updates to find out about new codes affecting the building industry, open house and networking events, expiring registrations, State regulations, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Village of Lombard Announces Kids’ Corner at Cruise Night Summer Concert Events

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The Village of Lombard will be expanding Cruise Night Summer Concert events to include a Kids’ Corner, where families with children will be able to find something fun and free to do.

Cruise Night Summer Concerts 2015 will take place in Downtown Lombard on Saturday evenings, 6 – 10 p.m., June 13 – August 29, with the exception of July Fourth. Kids’ Corners are scheduled for 6 – 9 p.m. Community groups and organizations that sponsor Kid...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Construction Community Praises Village Efforts at Builder/Developer Open House

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Recognizing the benefits of communication to the development community, attendees of the May 1 Village of Lombard’s Builder Open House lauded the Village of Lombard’s latest code amendments and outreach efforts.

The forum covered many newly amended code provisions to address owner and developer issues. Village officials established new regulations to address the latest trends in construction and referenced the adoption of the 2012 Internation...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Lane Closure on Grace Street Postponed

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Due to inclement weather, cement work on Grace Street has been postponed until Wednesday 5/6 or Thursday 5/7.

Depending on dry weather conditions, Grace Street between Madison and Harding will re-opened for traffic as originally scheduled on Monday morning May 11.

Last week G&M Cement began removing and replacing concrete panels on Village streets. The foc...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Lombard Community Development Offers the Following Tips in Selecting a Contractor

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As the construction season is upon us, the Lombard Community Development Department encourages residents and businesses to:

• be wary of contractors soliciting business door-to-door or come to your home uninvited. This includes individuals informing you to make repairs immediately, making claims that they have extra materials from another job, or that you need to sign contrac...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

FOX Chicago’s Good Day Chicago to Film Live Hometown Friday Segment in Lombard

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FOX Chicago’s morning show, Good Day Chicago will be filming their Hometown Friday segment in Lombard on Friday, May 1.

Field reporter Jake Hamilton will be hosting the three part segment live from locations around Lombard at 7:45, 8:45 and 9:45 a.m., to discuss Lombard’s Lilac Time Festival.

The first broadcast is scheduled for 7:45 a.m., at Lilacia Park, where Hamil...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2015

2015 Concrete Rehabilitation: East Taylor and LaLonde to Close April 29 – May 5

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The Village of Lombard’s 2015 Concrete Rehabilitation Program project start date has been moved up and will begin ahead of schedule.

The intersection of East Taylor and LaLonde will close Wednesday, April 29 and is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday morning, May 5. Upon the reopening of East Taylor and LaLonde, the intersection of Harrison and LaLonde is scheduled to close Tuesday, May 5, ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Lilac Time Photo Contest to Return to Lombard with New Hashtag Option

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This spring, the Village of Lombard is hosting its second Annual Lilac Time Photo Contest during Lilac Time. The Village is seeking photos from Lilac Time events spanning May 2 through May 17.

Submitted photos may be featured on the Village website, displayed at Village Hall and used in future promotional materials. New this year, photos with a reference to the Village of Lombard’s photo contest may be submitted using #LombardLilacTime on Insta...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Village of Lombard Invites Building Professionals to Attend the 2015 Builder Open House

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The Village of Lombard Building Division invites professional architects, builders and contractors to attend the 2015 Builder Open House to learn about recently adopted code changes, state code changes and new technology.

The 2015 Builder Open House will take place on Friday, May1, 2-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave., Lombard, IL. This event is targeted to professionals in the building field. Topics include recently adopted Buildin...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Village of Lombard Named Top Chicago Suburb to Live for Young Professionals

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The Village of Lombard was recently named #7 on the Top 10 Best Chicago Suburbs for Young Professionals list from real estate website Movoto.com.

Over 100 locations were considered for this list, which was then broken down by key factors including percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree, percentage of residents 22-29 years of age, unemployment rate, median earnings, percentage of residents...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Village of Lombard to Celebrate Arbor Day with Ceremonial Tree Planting

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The Village of Lombard will be celebrating Arbor Day on Friday, April 24, with a tree planting ceremony.

Join the Village of Lombard for the planting of a Shingle Oak tree and Red Jewel Crabapple trees at the Public Works Facility, 1051 S. Hammerschmidt Ave., at 1 p.m.

The Village of Lombard has been recognized a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundatio...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Lombard Community Development Department Announces New Code Enforcement Telephone Number

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In an effort to provide enhanced customer response to code enforcement inquiries and requests, the Village of Lombard is unveiling a new Code Enforcement Telephone Number. The new number is (630)620-5757.

The new telephone number will be a way for businesses and residents to directly reach staff who can respond to code enforcement inquires on private properties, regardless of the nature of the service request.

“The Village is always seeking ways in whic...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Sam’s Club Announces Intent to Move Forward on a New Store in Lombard, IL

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Sam’s Club, Hamilton Partners, Oakridge Realty, and the Village of Lombard jointly announce that Sam’s has reached a tentative agreement to proceed with the development of a new 135,000 square foot retail store at 611 E. Butterfield Road, Lombard.

“We are very excited about this proposed development and look forward to working with the Village”, stated Greg Winner of Hamilton Partners.

Village officials are pleased with an established and prominent national retailer selecting Lombard as well. ...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Fairdale and Rochelle Tornado Assistance

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The Village of Lombard stands with our neighbors in Rochelle and Fairdale as they rebuild their communities from the devastation of the April 9th tornado.

We have sent letters to their leaders to let them know that Lombard stands with them during this difficult time, and that we are here to assist them. Due to an overwhelming amount of donations made to these communities, they are no longer accepting donate...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Cruise Nights Car Show and Summer Concert Series to Kick-off June 13

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Lombard Cruise Nights will begin its 17th season, on June 13 with its traditional Welcome Back Weekend. Cruise nights will be held in Downtown Lombard every Saturday from June 13 through August 29, except for July 4.

Cruise cars are invited to park along St. Charles Road from Main Street to Elizabeth, which also is the main thoroughfare for the event. Cars are also invited to park along Park Avenue and in several parking lots within the “Cruise Zone” along St. Charles...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Lombard Introduces First Village-Wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

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The Village of Lombard, in partnership with Alta Planning + Design and Active Transportation Alliance, has kicked off its first Village-Wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.

This forward-thinking initiative will create a framework for a safe and accessible network of streets that connect cyclists and pedestrians to destinations while meeting the needs of all ages and abilities.

“Lombard is looking to the future to meet r...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2015

Save a Life and Win a Scholarship for You or on Behalf of a Student at the Spring Blood Drive

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The Village of Lombard Spring Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15. The Blood Drive will be held at Yorktown Shopping Center, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and then Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave.,1:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Student donors 17-21 years of age who give blood during this event will be entered to win one of five $1,000 scholarships provided by Heartland Blood Centers. Eligible family and friends may also donate in on behalf of a specific student. Each donation ma...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Lombard Approves New Building Code Amendments to Facilitate Development Activity

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To ensure that the Lombard Building Code meets the latest standards in construction technology and fire safety, the Lombard Village Board approved a series of building code amendments at its April 2 Village Board meeting, effective Monday, April 13, 2015.

The new provisions are the culmination of extensive review by the Village’s Community Development and Fire Departments over the past nine months. The intent of the amendments is to ensure that the adopted Village regulations reflect trends in construction...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Arbor Day Foundation Names Lombard Tree City USA

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Lombard, IL was named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Lombard achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.
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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Waste Management Hauling Increase

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Garbage service to Lombard residents will only increase by 6 cents in 2015.

Lombard residents will continue to enjoy one of the lowest rates for garbage collection in the region, even after the Village's garbage rates increase by ¢6 cents for a standard 64-gallon toter. To help save money, residents can choose to down...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Lombard Fire Department’s Junior Firefighter Academy to offer hands on experience for local teens

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The Lombard Fire Department is hosting its second Junior Firefighter Academy to give high school-age students from Lombard who are interested in careers in fire science or emergency medical services a chance to learn directly from fire and EMS personnel.

The program will take place over two, 6-hour sessions held on two consecutive Saturdays this spring. The classes will take place on May 9 and May 16 at Fire Station #45, 50 E. St. Charles Rd. The program is open to boys and girls ages 14 to 18.

Partici...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Political Campaign Sign Restrictions

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With the March election approaching, the Village would like to remind residents of the ordinance regulating political campaign signs.

No signs may be located on the parkways and no signs over 2’ in height may be located within the clear line of sight area at driveways or street intersections.

On residential properties of less than one acre, there is no restriction on the number of si...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

St. Patrick's Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

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The Lombard Police Department announced they will be conducting special patrols around this St. Patrick’s Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers through Sunday, March 22, 2015.

The Village will add three extra day seat belt enforcement groups, three night time seat belt enforcement groups, and two DUI nighttime enforcement groups.

The Lombard Police Department will be working to crack down on anyone who is driving drunk. In ...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Robyn Pike appointed to serve as Trustee for District 5 at Village Board of Trustees Meeting

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At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on March 5, 2015, Village President Keith Giagnorio, with the unanimous approval of the Village Board of Trustees, appointed Robyn Pike to fulfill the remaining term of Trustee for District 5.

Pike will fill the vacancy created March 1 of this year upon the resignation of Laura Fitzpatrick, who has accepted a position as District Director to Senator Chris Nybo.

Pursuant to State Statute, the Village President has the authority to make an app...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Trustee Laura Fitzpatrick announces resignation effective March 1st

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Trustee Laura Fitzpatrick announced that she will be stepping down from her position as Trustee, effective March 1, 2015.

Trustee Fitzpatrick is currently serving her second term of office as Trustee to District 5 in Lombard, which was set to conclude in May of this year. “I want to sincerely thank the residents of District 5 and the people of Lombard for the privilege of s...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Bill Johnston appointed to serve as Trustee for District 4

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At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on February 19, 2015, Village President Keith Giagnorio, with the unanimous approval of the Village Board of Trustees, appointed Bill Johnston to fulfill the remaining term of Trustee for District 4.

Johnston will fill the vacancy created January 1 of this year upon the resignation of Peter Breen, who stepped down to take office as State Representative to the 48th District of Illinois.

Pursuant to State Statute, the Village President has the aut...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2015

2015 State of the Village Address

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Village President Keith Giagnorio delivered the 2015 State of the Village Address at the Lombard Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 18. The text and a video recording of the address are available on the Village website.

The State of the Village Address touched on a number of topics including downtown business development, Village Board relations, new businesses, the Metra pedestrian tunnel, the 2015 Capital Improvement Plan, the GFOA Distinguished Budget Award, electric ...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Wind Chill Advisory in Effect

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National Weather Service Wind Chill Advisory Extended - Updated 2/19

Dangerously cold wind chills possible from 1:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m. Friday. Wind chill values of 20 to 30 below zero are possible. Residents are advised to take precautions.

The combination of radiative cooling with light winds through the evening will result in temperatures dropping below zero. Winds are expected to increase during the late night hours and when combined with very cold air could lead to wind chill readings ...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2015

Lombard first to receive smart, energy-efficient LED streetlights through pilot program

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A ComEd pilot program to deploy smart, energy-efficient LED streetlights was recently launched in Lombard and Bensenville. Through the program, ComEd will replace approximately 800 Com-Ed fixtures both communities.

The smart streetlights use the communications network ComEd installed as part of its smart grid investments. Like smart meters, the energy efficient street lights tap into a wireless network that allows for two-way communication with grid operators.

“T...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2015

Top 10 ways to save money through energy conservation

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The Village of Lombard would like to share a list of the Top 10 ways that residents can save money by reducing utility and service fees.

The following list represents the top 10 ways that residents can save money on their utilities by reducing their energy consumption:

1. Take advantage of your new smart meter by enrolling in ComEd’s Residential Real Time Pricing program. www.ComEd.c...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

Service Alert: Waste Management to delay garbage collection this week

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The Village has been notified that Waste Management has cancelled garbage collection for Monday, Feb. 2. Weather permitting, service will resume Tuesday, Feb. 3. All collections for the week will be delayed by one day.

Posted on: January 31, 2015

National Weather Service Urgent Blizzard Warning in effect until midnight

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The National Weather Service has issued an Urgent Blizzard Warning in effect until midnight tonight with snow accumulations of 12-16 inches with gusting winds and isolated totals up to 18 inches. The Blizzard Warning replaces the Winter Storm Warning.

Effective 10:29 a.m. Sunday, the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for DuPage County in effect until midnight tonight. Previous Winter Storm Warning is cancelled ad replaced with the current Blizzard Warning.

Snow, heavy at times...Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2015

Lombard Police say celebrate safely this Superbowl Weekend

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The Lombard Police Department announced today it will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend cracking down on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators. “Drunk driving is completely preventable,” said Deputy Chief Tom Wirsing.

“All it takes is a little planning. We want fans to remember that it’s a choice, and the choice is simple. Drink or drive—but never do both. If you do, you will be arrested.”

“If you plan on drinking alcohol while cheering on your team, pass your keys...Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Metra announces fare increases effective Feb. 1, 2015

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Metra has announced fare increases that will take effect for commuters on February 1st. The Metra 2015 budget and capital program include an average fare increase of 10.8% across all fares to fund a modernization plan and address increasing costs.

The fare increases going into effect on Feb. 1 represent an average overall fare increase of 10.8%. The price of weekend passes will increase from $7 to $8 and the on-board penalty fare will increase from $3 to $5.

The one-way fare for Lombard to ...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Lombard Fire Department responds to house fire on South Lodge Lane

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Around 1:00 p.m. on Jan. 19, the Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire on the 500 block of South Lodge Ln. The 9-1-1 call came from the homeowner reporting a possible fire inside the second floor wall of the home.

Lombard Fire Department Acting Battalion Chief Brian Stuart said, “arriving fire companies encountered moderate smoke coming from of the roof of the structure.”

Upon further investigation, fire crews discovered a working attic fire on the south side o...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2015

Right Tree, Right Place: ComEd to conduct tree trimming

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Arborists performing vegetation management for ComEd will be working in the Village of Lombard over the next three months. Branches and vines that interfere with or have the potential to interfere with power lines will be trimmed.

Trees and branches that interfere with power lines can create safety hazards and cause power outages. Preventative tree maintenance helps avoid power outages. Over the next three months, ComEd will be trimming trees, branches and vines that interfere or...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Lombard Independence Day Celebration to continue without Taste of Lombard Festival this year

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This summer, local Independence Day celebrations will take place with fireworks, but not the annual Taste of Lombard festival. Village officials plan to revisit opportunities for a summer festival for 2016 and beyond through an RFP later this year.

Village Independence Day Celebration to continue without Taste of Lombard festival this year

LOMBARD, Illinois— The Village of Lombard has announced that this summer, local Independence Day celebrations will take place with fireworks, but not the ann...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

DuPage County invites residents to complete survey for resiliency plan

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DuPage County is looking to create an East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency plan. The County will be will holding a public information meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14 and invites residents to complete a survey on flooding.

DuPage County will hold a public information meeting regarding the creation of an East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. at the Lisle Village Hall (925 Burlington Ave.).

In order to better prepa...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

Donors needed for Winter Community Blood Drive to address current blood shortage

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The Lombard Winter Blood Drive is scheduled for next Wed., Jan. 14. Blood centers are in need of donors to address a current blood shortage. The Blood Drive will be held at Yorktown from 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and at the Village Hall from 1:30-7:00 p.m.

Lombard, IL - The Village of Lombard Winter Community Blood Drive is scheduled for next Wednesday, Jan. 14. Blood centers are in need of donors to address a current blood shortage. The Blood Drive will be held at Yorktown Center from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Village offices closed Monday, Jan. 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Village offices closed Jan. 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Village of Lombard offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Village offices will reopen with regular business hours on Tuesday, ...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

School Closures for Thursday, January 8

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School closures for Thursday, Jan. 8 due to extremely cold weather in the Village of Lombard include Elementary Districts 44, 45, 89, 41 and High School Districts 87, 88 and Montini High School.

School closures for Thursday, Jan. 8 due to extremely cold weather conditions in the Village of Lombard include Elementary Districts 44, 45, 89, and 41 and High School Districts 87, 88 and Montini Catholic High School. For additional information, check wi...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

Updated Wind Chill Advisory in effect until noon Thursday

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The National Weather Service has issued an updated Urgent Wind Chill Advisory for DuPage County. The warning will remain in effect until noon Thursday with overnight wind chills of 25 to 30 below zero through Thursday AM.

Updated Wind Chill Warning: Dangerously cold wind chills through Thursday AM. Wind chill values of 15 to 25 below zero this afternoon. Wind Chill values tonight are anticipated to fall back to 25 to 30 below zero through Thursday AM. Residents are advi...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

School closures for Wed., Jan. 7 due to severe weather

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Numerous school closures announced for Wednesday, Jan. 7 due to extremely cold weather conditions in the Village of Lombard. Closures include Elementary Districts 44, 45, 89, and 41 and High School Districts 87, 88 and Montini Catholic High School.

School closures for Wednesday, Jan. 7 due to extremely cold weather conditions in the Village of Lombard include Elementary Districts 44, 45, 89, and 41 and High School Districts 87, 88 and Montini Catholic High School. For additional information, check w...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Wind Chill Warning Issued

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Dangerously cold wind chills from midnight tonight through noon Thursday. Wind chill values of 30-35 below zero are anticipated. Residents are advised to take precautions.

The National Weather Service has issued an Urgent Wind Chill Warning from midnight tonight to noon Thursday.

Wind chill values of 30 to 35 below zero overnight tonight, improving slightly to 25 to 30 below during the day on Wednesday. Wind chill v...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2015

Hazardous Weather Advisory Issued for Lombard

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The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook advisory for Lombard warning of snow this evening and subzero wind chills of -20 to -35 late Tuesday night through Thursday morning. Residents are advised to take precautions.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook advisory for Lombard warning of snow this evening and subzero wind chills of -20 to -35 late Tuesday night through Thursday morning. The Village of Lombard advises residents to take app...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2014

Trustee Peter Breen announces resignation from Village Board to serve as State Representative

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Trustee Peter Breen has announced that he will be stepping down from his position as District 4 Trustee, effective December 31, 2014, to serve as Illinois State Representative to the 48th District of Illinois.

At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on December 18, 2014, Village Trustee Peter Breen announced that he will be stepping down from his position as District 4 Trustee, effective December 31, 2014. In November, Trustee Breen was elected as State Rep...Read on...