Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The City of Wheaton announced the deadline to submit the form documenting flood damage is Wednesday, April 24. Find out more.
From the City of Wheaton The City of Wheaton is seeking assistance from residents and businesses that experienced flood damage to document the extent of damage. The City will be submitting information to state emergency management officials to seek disaster damage assistance from the federal government.The City must receive these forms by 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013. To participate, please fill out the requested information on the Initial Damage Assessment Form (pdf) (Attached to this story). Once completed, return it to the City of Wheaton either in person at the Finance Department counter on the first floor of City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St.; fax to 630-260-2017; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The City appreciates your …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Wheaton Mayor Mike Gresk and representatives from District 200 and the Wheaton Park District will present information on the state of the city and other happenings in Wheaton.
From the City’s finances to infrastructure projects and economic development, Wheaton Mayor Michael Gresk will make two presentations that provide an update about issues affecting the City of Wheaton. Gresk will present his annual State of the City Address at the Chamber of Commerce’s Jan. 17 luncheon at Arrowhead Golf Club. Advance registration is required for this event, and a fee applies. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. Then, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Mayor Gresk will speak at the State of the Community Public Forum, which is hosted by the Wheaton League of Women Voters at the Wheaton Park District Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard Road. This free event is open to the public. It also will include presentations by representatives from the …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Residents can check on the City of Wheaton website to find out if their street is being resurfaced.
Resurfacing work to the following streets began this week, according to the City of Wheaton website: Visit the city's website to see if your street is being resurfaced this year, as work for many streets is not yet determined.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Wheaton water division will begin its Hydrant Flushing Program Sunday, Apr. 22.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The following is an announcement from the City of Wheaton: The City’s Water Division will begin its 2012 Hydrant Flushing Program on April 22, 2012 and will continue for approximately two weeks. To minimize inconvenience to residents, hydrant flushing will be done between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The purpose of this program is to flush out particles that accumulate in water lines. During or immediately following the hydrant flushing, water discoloration may occur. It is best not to draw large amounts of water if you experience discoloration. If you have questions, call the Water Division at 630-260-2090.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Wheaton City Council approves two percent increase for non-union employees of the City of Wheaton.
Wheaton City Council members unanimously approved a two percent salary increase Monday for city employees who are not in a union. Assistant City Manager Mike Dzugan said the resolution will allow for a two percent annual range adjustment for non-union employees, as staff and council approved for the 2012-2013 annual budget. The employees receiving the raise include the city's divisional superintendents, departmental directors, police and fire chiefs, and the City Manager and Assistant City Manager. The maximum salary for the City Manager is $185,303. The maximum for the Assistant City Manager, police and fire chiefs, directors of finance and public works, is $142,733. To read the full Occupation Pay Schedule, click to view it on the City …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Residents can put yard materials out on garbage days beginning this week.
Another sign that winter is in the rear view mirror is the resumption of yard waste pickup. On garbage collection days, residents can again put out grass and tree trimmings and other yard materials for pick up. The city reminds residents that yard waste can be placed either in containers no larger than 33 gallons or in biodegradable bags. All containers or bags need a blue yard waste sticker, the same sticker used for garbage collection. If your materials are too big for a container, brush and tree trimmings must be placed in stacks no longer than four feet in length and 18 inches in diameter. Stacks do not need to be bundled with twine, but must have a gargbage or yard waste sticker attached. Looking for more information on yard waste …
Monday, February 6, 2012
City Council will address the following agenda items at the Feb. 6 meeting at City Hall, 303 Wesley St., Wheaton.
Wheaton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 at City Hall. Following a proclamation regarding the 84th anniversary of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Council will address the following agenda items: New business Approve bond waivers and issue raffle license for the DuPage County Convalescent Center and Washington Elementary School PTA Award bid for aerial bucket truck chassis: Council will vote to approve the purchase of an aerial bucket truck for $88,672 for the city’s electrical department to replace the current truck that is showing “early signs of corrosion,” according to a city memo. Adopt resolution authorizing a grant agreement with the State of Illinois Department of Commcerce and Economic Opportunity for Park …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Bradford Equities to finish engineering plans, submit for initial government approval Nov. 28.
Community Unit School District 200 officials Wednesday approved a 60-day extension for Bradford Equities, LLC to submit its application for Plan Approval with the city for the old Hubble school property. District 200 accepted Bradford's offer of $5,000,200 on Hubble in June with a purchase agreement setting Sept. 28 as the deadline to file the initial application with the city for government approval. District 200 Superintendent Dr. Brian Harris said the deal is progressing, and that Bradford has until Nov. 28 to submit an application. Chad Jones, CFO and spokesman for Bradford, wrote in an email Tuesday that in order to file the application, Bradford needs a full set of engineering plans for the site, which should be completed within the…
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Officials will vote Wednesday whether to extend Bradford's time to submit application for Plan Approval.
Community Unit School District 200 officials will decide Wednesday whether to allow a 60-day extension for Bradford Equities, LLC to submit its application for Plan Approval with the city for the old Hubble school property. District 200 accepted Bradford's offer of $5,000,200 on Hubble in June with a purchase agreement setting Sept. 28 as the deadline to file the initial application with the city for government approvals. Chad Jones, CFO and spokesman for Bradford, wrote in an email Tuesday that in order to file the application, Bradford needs a full set of engineering plans for the site, which should be completed within the next few weeks. He said that the engineering has taken longer than expected due to the "complexities" of the site, …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Bradford Equities begins its site analyzation at the old Hubble school property to determine costs, and permitting and zoning requirements.
One week after District 200 accepted the $5,000,200 offer on the old Hubble school property, Bradford Equities, LLC has taken advantage of its land control and commenced detailed analyses of the 22.6-acre site. Under the terms of the Hubble sale, Bradford has seven months to obtain the necessary permits and zoning required to bring the planned Mariano’s Fresh Market to the site before closing the deal. However, Bradford Chief Financial Officer Chad Jones says he expects an agreement "long before that." “It’s a difficult site to work with,” Jones said, referring to the fact that the majority of the property sits on a flood plain. “We need to get through that before we have a final agreement.” The District 200 board of education accepted …