Kids ages 2 – 11 are invited to join the fun of hunting for eggs in our annual egg hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 10am in Proesel Park near the picnic shelter. Kids will get a kick out of seeing the Easter Bunny arrive by fire engine, and then have the opportunity to have their picture taken with the bunny. Don’t forget your basket and don’t be late — this event starts promptly at 10am and the eggs won’t last long! This event is presented by Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation. Rain or shine.
The Henry A. Proesel Park Picnic Shelter will be available for residents to rent beginning April 3. Doors open at Village Hall at 8:30 a.m. Rentals will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Proof of Lincolnwood residency is required. For more information visit recreation.lwd.org/facilities.
Alternate side parking will remain in effect today, March 15. Vehicles should park on the side of the street with odd addresses. Please contact the Public Works Department at (847) 675-0888 with any questions.
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners have initiated the testing process for new Police Officers. The Village has 24 Police Officers along with other sworn positions including Sergeants, Lieutenants, the Deputy Chief, and Police Chief. The Village will accept applications until May 2. To apply or to learn more, please visit the recruitment website here. The starting pay for the position is $59,765.11.
The Village has been awarded an energy efficiency incentive for the Touhy Avenue street light replacement project by the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. In total, the Village will receive approximately $37,500 to offset the costs of the project. This project includes the replacement of old poles between Cicero and Karlov Avenues and between East Prairie and Hamlin Avenues with new poles and LED fixtures, as well as retrofitting the existing black poles near Touhy and Crawford with LED fixtures.
To facilitate snow removal, alternate side parking is in effect. On Monday, March 13, vehicles should park on the side of the street with odd addresses. On Tuesday, March 14, vehicles should park on the side of the street with even addresses. On Wednesday, March 15, vehicles should park on the side of the street with odd addresses.
The Lincolnwood Police Department would like to invite any interested members from the community to the Community Center on March 23 at 7 PM to discuss the Neighborhood Watch Program. The meeting will review program objectives and instruct members on how to effectively run the Neighborhood Watch Program. The department looks forward to working with community members in its continued effort to preserve the safety and security of Lincolnwood. For more information, please contact the Village Manager’s Office at (847) 745-4716.
Due to the current wind conditions within the Village and the greater Chicagoland area there are currently several hundred residents experiencing power outages. ComEd crews are working to resolve the issues as soon as possible. If you have lost power, have trees leaning on power lines, or want to check on the status of power restoration for your area please contact ComEd at 1-800-Edison-1. You can also review outages in your area by utilizing the ComEd Outage Map at https://outagemap.comed.com/.