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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Lombard Police Warn Residents: Lock Your Car

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Car burglaries have been on the rise in recent months, with the majority of these crimes focusing on unlocked cars. The Lombard Police Department is encouraging residents to never leave valuables in cars and to never leave cars unlocked. The simple behavi...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Swearing-In Ceremony for Police and Fire Departments

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On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Lombard Police and Fire Departments held swearing-in ceremonies that included promotions and new hires. Congratulations to all! 

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  • Tom Balsitis was sworn in as a Police Sergeant
  • Jashuwa Turbe and Cesar ...
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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Lombard to Host 2022 Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30

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The Village of Lombard will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2022, at 10 a.m. at the Sunken Garden in Common Park (just east of the Grace St. and Maple St. intersection). All community members are invited to help honor the men and ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Lombard Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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For the 35th consecutive year, the Village of Lombard has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its fiscal year 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Repor...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

National Public Works Week: May 15-21

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National Public Works Week is May 15-21 and this year’s American Public Works Association (APWA) 2022 National Public Works Week theme is "Ready and Resilient". This year's theme showcases the superheroes that lie within the P...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

National EMS Week: May 15-21

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May 15-21, 2022, is the 47th annual National Emergency Medical Services Week. This year's theme is "EMS: Rising to the Challenge". National EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety an...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Lombard Police Remind Motorists to ‘Click It or Ticket’

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As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Lombard Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The seat-belt enforcement campaign will take place May 13 – 31, 2022,...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

National Police Week: May 15-21

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Communities across the United States recognize National Police Week, to honor and remember those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the family members, friends and fellow officers they left behind. Lombard Officers who we...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Spring Maintenance Reminders to Keep Your Property Up to Village Code

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Winter can be hard on your home, so spring is the perfect time to perform maintenance and avoid local violations. While spring cleaning this year, please consider these reminders:

 Tall Grass & Weeds 

  • All premises shall be maintained f...
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Posted on: May 12, 2022

National Economic Development Week: May 9 - 13

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Economic development is a process that influences the growth and restructuring of an economy to enhance the economic well-being of a community. In the broadest sense, economic development encompasses policies and programs that focus on improving the busin...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Lombard Police Announce Distracted Driving Enforcement Results

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The Lombard Police Department announced it issued 250 (cellphone) handsfree law violations during the April distracted driving enforcement period. 

In addition, the Lombard Police Department issued the following:  

  • 138 Sp...
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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

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On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 4:12 p.m., the Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the 100 block of South Lombard Avenue in Lombard. Dispatch received several 911 calls about a garage on fire. The first Lombard Fire Department...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Property Tax Information

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As a reminder, property tax bills for DuPage County property owners are in the mail this week. Please note, that the Village of Lombard receives less than 8% of the total tax bill, meaning that less than $0.08 of every dollar paid in property taxes will g...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Lombard Recognized as Tree City USA for 32nd Consecutive Year

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The Village of Lombard is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a 2021 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, for its dedication to urban forestry. The Village has been recognized as a Tree City USA for 32 consecutive years. 

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Cruise Nights and Summer Concert Series Returns to Downtown Lombard

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The Village of Lombard is pleased to announce the popular Cruise Nights and Summer Concert Series is returning to downtown Lombard for its 23rd season, beginning June 18, 2022. 

These free and family-friendly summer events are scheduled to take pl...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

“There’s No Place Like Lombard” Photo Contest

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The Village of Lombard is hosting its Annual Lilac Time Photo Contest from May 1 to May 29, 2022. This year’s contest encourages photographers to submit their photos of people, children and pets enjoying their favorite Lombard locations during L...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Catalytic Converter Theft and Prevention

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CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT 

With catalytic converter thefts on the rise across the country, the Lombard Police Department urges residents to take steps to protect their vehicles and remain alert.

A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Public Works to Conduct Spring Hydrant Maintenance

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Lombard Public Works will begin its annual hydrant maintenance program on over 900 hydrants beginning Monday, April 25, 2022. Crews will conduct maintenance work in the late afternoon/early evening hours over a three-week period and will not cause any dis...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Lombard Receives 2021 Water Saver Award and Water Ambassador Gold Award

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The Village of Lombard was recently recognized by the Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) with the Water Saver Award for its excellence as an ambassador for professional water works advocacy and for making significant contributions ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Medical Sharps Disposal Now Available

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To help community residents safely dispose of their syringes and other medical-use needles, also known as “sharps”, the Village of Lombard has installed a sharps drop box in the lobby of Lombard Village Hall (255 E. Wilson Ave). Reside...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Lombard Yard Waste Collection and Solid Waste Fees in April

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Waste Management’s yard waste collection program in Lombard runs from the first full week in April through the second full week in December. In addition, trash collection fees will be adjusted by 5 percent, which is the maximum allowed by the So...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

2022 Controlled Burns

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Beginning the week of March 28, 2022, the Village of Lombard’s Public Works Department, in conjunction with Bedrock Earthscapes, LLC of Wheaton, will be performing controlled (prescribed) burns to help promote healthy native vegetation at the fo...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Fire Department Offers a Residential HomeBox Program for Residents

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When the Lombard Fire Department arrives at the home of a senior in need of medical assistance, precious time is often lost trying to get inside the home to help. The Lombard Fire Department wants residents, especially seniors or those with limited mobili...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Backyard Chicken Permits Now Available

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On March 3, 2022, the Village Board approved an ordinance that allows residents to keep chickens (hens) in the rear yards of their single-family home, with a permit issued by the Village.

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Prevent Thefts With the 9 p.m. Routine

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To help deter thefts, the Lombard Police Department is reminding residents to remove valuables from their vehicles, lock their cars and homes, and turn on exterior lights as part of their 9 p.m. routine every night. 

Car burglaries have been on th...

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