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Posted on: September 28, 2021

IDPH Launches Online ‘Vax Verify’ System

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has launched a new immunization portal, Vax Verify, that allows Illinois residents to check their COVID-19 vaccination record

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has launched a new immunization portal, Vax Verify, that allows Illinois residents (18 years and older) to check their COVID-19 vaccination record. In order to download proof of vaccination, residents will g...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Itasca Moves to Phase 4 of Restore Illinois Plan

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced that due to decreased COVID-19 positivity rates, Region 8, including Itasca, has left the tiered resurgence mitigations and has moved to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan.

Phase 4 permits indoor service at restaurants using social distance. Standing areas in bars or restaurants should be limited to 25% capacity. Personal care, health and fitness, and retail store businesses can operate at 50% capacity, and groups of 50 or 5...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

IL Eases Covid Restrictions in Itasca

Yesterday, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that Region 8 (DuPage and Kane) moved into Tier 1 effective January 26, 2021.

Mitigation measures have been revised as follows:

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  • Indoor service limited to the lesser of 25 guests or 25% capacity per room
  • Establishments offering indoor service must serve food
  • All bar and restaurant patrons should be seated ...
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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Vaccine Registration from DuPage County Health Department

The DuPage County Health Department is providing those who live or work in DuPage County the opportunity register for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Signing up allows the DCHD to contact you with specific information when appointments or clinics are available. Visit the DCHD website to register.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Moving in the Right Direction: Region 8 Under New Mitigation Requirements

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On January 18, the state announced that several regions in Illinois, including ours, met the requirements to move back into Tier 2, which provides less restrictive mitigation efforts.

The chart to the right from the Governor's office, highlights the primary differences between the three tiers. Most notably, in Tier 2 organized group recreational activities are now allowed with a limit of lesser of 25 guests or 25% of overall c...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Haymarket DuPage files Federal Lawsuit Against Village

Yesterday the Village of Itasca was advised that Haymarket DuPage filed a lawsuit against the Village in Federal Court (Case Number 22-CV-160). As part of its efforts to be transparent with the public, the Village is providing a copy of the lawsuit here.&...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

DOJ Investigating Itasca ADA compliance related to Haymarket DuPage Application

Dear Itasca Village Residents,

Throughout the entire Haymarket Special Use Permit application process, with direction from Village’s legal counsel, members of the Village staff, Plan Commission, and Board have done everything possible to ensure a fair proc...

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Holiday Inn - Haymarket Center Proposal
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Village Board Issues Final Decision on Haymarket's Petition

November 2, 2021 – Tonight, the Itasca Village Board voted 6-0 to deny Haymarket’s request for a planned development by special use with exceptions and a class I site plan to allow a mixed-use residential and healthcare facility and other accessory uses i...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Village Board to Begin Considering Haymarket Petition on October 12, 2021

The Itasca Village Board intends to begin review and consideration of Haymarket’s petition for a planned development by special use with exceptions and Class I Site Plan approval to permit a mixed-use residential and healthcare facility and othe...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Supplemental documents received from Haymarket

On Friday, August 7, 2020, a representative from Haymarket submitted a cover letter and 10 new documents, to supplement the application previously filed on July 3, 2019. Haymarket also indicated that it is prepared to move forward with the public hearing....

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Canadian Pacific Merger to Increase Trains through Itasca Zoom Meetings Scheduled December 7, 8 & 9

The Village of Itasca has been advised that Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern has filed an application with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to merge operations.

Last week, Canadian Pacific informed Village officials that the merger will likely result in 8 additional freight trains on the Milwaukee West line than is currently present.  The Village has begun working with other affected municipalities to qu...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Shape of Itasca Recording Available

If you missed the Village's May 24, 2021 Shape of Itasca meeting, you can watch it online on the Village's YouTube channel.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Downtown Strategic Action Plan

What are you ideas for the future of downtown Itasca? Take the online survey!

The Village of Itasca has partnered with The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to create a Strategic Action Plan for its downtown with the support of The Lakota Group, Fish Transportation Group and Market & Feasibility Advisors.

The purpose of this plan is to create a vision for Downtown Itasca and the surrounding area that leverages existing transportation facilities and infrastructure, real estate development opportunities, and community involvement to create a downtown that is...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Meeting Information for the Community Development Committee Meeting on January 26, 2021

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. the village will be convening a Community Development Committee meeting to discuss redevelopment of the property commonly known as the Itasca Country Club.

Bridge Development Partners requested this predevelopment meeting to discuss its interest in redeveloping a portion of the property for use as a data center. It is the Village of Itasca’s practice to provide developers this forum to seek input from board ...

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Itasca Country Club Redevelopment
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Predevelopment Meeting Scheduled for January 26, 2021

Last night, the Village Board called a meeting of the Community Development Committee on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m. to discuss redevelopment of the property commonly known as the Itasca Country Club.

Bridge Development Partners requested this predevelopment meeting to discuss its interest in redeveloping a portion of the property for use as a data center. It is the Village of Itasca’s practice to provide developers this forum to seek input f...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Lead Service Line Project Update - January 12, 2022

The lead service line replacement work for the Village of Itasca was wholly financed by the Drinking Water Loan Program through the State Revolving Fund (SRF). The SRF program is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and receives a ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Lead Service Line Replacement Open House - November 18th

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Come view the plans, ask questions, and discuss the project with the design team, contractor, and staff. For more information on the project, please visit the Lead Service Line Replacement Program page.

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - December 10

There will be no through traffic in the intersection, but local traffic can ingress/egress to driveways on Elm Street and on North Street, however, westbound traffic on North Street leaving Peacock School will need to egress south on Linden Street to Divi...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - December 6

This coming week, Storm Sewer work on Elm Street, between Division Street and North Street will continue. The intersection of Division Street and Elm Street will be closed to through traffic. Supplemental Detour signs will be posted this week at closed ea...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - November 24, 2021

Storm Sewer installation on Elm Street between Center Street and Division Street is scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd and Friday December 3rd. One lane of traffic will remain open during pavement patching for local traffic. During work hours on Thursd...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - November 12, 2021

For a map of the detour please visit the Roadway and Infrastructure Project Documents. Please use caution when entering the construction area located on N. Elm, E. North, E. Division, E. Center and E. Orchard. The roadway in these areas have been pulveriz...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Construction of the 2021/2022 Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program

November 1st, 2021 the Roadway and Infrastructure project is scheduled to begin. The first phase of the project will be to install new storm sewer and watermain on portions of Elm Street between Orchard Street and North Street.

November 3rd, 2021 a local t...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Construction Update – Sanitary Manhole Rehabilitation - Week of December 6

Work this week is scheduled at:

  • 200 – 400 Block S. Maple
  • 200 - 300 Block S. Oak Street
  • 300 – 400 Block S. Lombard
  • 200 – 300 Block S. Forest 
  • 400 Block W. Bloomingdale

There are no service disruptions due to the Manhole Reh...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Now is Your Chance to Weigh-in on Proposal to Increase Freight Traffic 300% through Itasca

Canadian Pacific Railway submitted an application to acquire Kansas City Southern rail network. If the merger is approved, it could result in an additional 8 freight trains traveling through Itasca daily within 3 years.

As part of the application process, the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) wants your input and has extended accepting public comments through January 3, 2022.

Itasca has four at-grade crossings vehicle crossings between Prospect Ave and Rohlwing R...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Downtown Plan Community Open House - January 20, 2022

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How High Can We Aim in Downtown Itasca? Help Shape the Future of Downtown Itasca by Joining Us on Thursday, January 20 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. to share your thoughts, comments, and visions on the Draft Downtown Strategic Action Plan.

The Village is hosting the second community open house, to talk about Downtown Itasca and the different recommendations and actions that will bring your visions for the future to reality! The recommendations and actions for Downtown Itasca’s Str...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Key Step in Downtown Revitalization in Progress

After years of planning, the Village of Itasca is taking another major step in revitalizing the downtown area by acquiring an anchor property in the middle of the block of Walnut Street.

For more information on this development, please click here.

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