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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Construction Update – Bloomingdale Road - Week of October 4

During this time, access to Bloomingdale Road will not be allowed at the intersection where work is being performed. Temporary detour signs will direct traffic to the nearest open intersection for access to Bloomingdale Road (one block from the closed int...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Reminder: Bloomingdale Road Closure Starts Today - June 27

Bloomingdale Detour

Traffic control barrels and signage will designate the one-way westbound direction. The one-way detour is anticipated to be in place for the duration of the project (through November 30, 2022).

The detour is required to facilitate the reconstruction of the...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Bloomingdale Road Closure Starting June 27, 2022

Bloomingdale Detour

Traffic control barrels and signage will designate the one-way westbound direction. The one-way detour is anticipated to be in place for the duration of the project (through November 30, 2022).

The detour is required to facilitate the reconstruction of the...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Bloomingdale Road Detour

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This morning, May 11, 2022, residents and Village officials woke up to find that a one-way westbound detour was set up on Bloomingdale Road overnight.

The contractor performed the work without prior approval causing a high level of frustration for both the...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Free COVID-19 Tests and N95 Masks

Every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests.

Local Testing Site

Located at 127 N Walnut Street, Ste 105, Testative provides free COVID testing 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. No appointments or insurance necessary. 

  • Testative is a paterner of Lab Care, LLC. CLAI (Cl...
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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

Tiered Mitigation Approach

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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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: November 8, 2022

Business License Renewals Due Monday, December 5

If you own or operate a business in Itasca, you may be required to apply for a business license.

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Posted on: September 11, 2022

Eight Suburbs Form a Coalition to Stop Major Freight Rail Merger's Impact on Them

In February 2022, eight suburban Chicago communities banded together to form the Coalition to Stop CPKC in support of protecting the quality of life for our families, businesses & property owners.

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Lead Service Line - Contractor to Visit Homes

Beginning Thursday, February 3rd, a Village of Itasca contractor will begin visiting homes in the Phase 1 Area of the project, to determine if the property is eligible for a replacement of a lead water service line.

Typically, replacement of a lead service line costs homeowners eight to ten thousand dollars. The good news is that Itasca has secured a grant to cover 100% of the cost to homeowners in the Phase 1 Area. Water service lines deliver water to your home from...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Help Our Community Restore Local Funding

Itasca is joining communities across the state in urging Springfield to restore local funding for essential services to fulfill the State’s agreement with municipal governments.

The Local Government Distributive Fund (LGDF) is a portion of Illinois income taxes, paid by you, our local residents and businesses, that are collected by the State and redistributed back to municipalities on a per capita basis.

LGDF can account for a sig...

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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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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 from board ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Lead Service Line Project Update - April 13, 2022

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The disturbed backfill must settle and compact before final grading can occur. The contractor anticipates restorations will begin during the first week of May when there is no threat of frost and sod is available. If there is an excavation that settles an...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Lead Service Line Project Update - January 12, 2022

The Village of Itasca is pleased to announce the replacement of approximately 450 lead service lines in town, which will take place over approximately the next year.

The lead service line replacement work for the Village of Itasca was wholly financed by th...

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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: August 29, 2022

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - August 29 2022

Starting Monday, August 29th, daily lane closures will be implemented in three (3) stages as work progresses as outlined on the maps below. The daily detours are scheduled to occur between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:00 pm and will be removed at the end of...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - June 21, 2022

Road work ahead sign

This work will allow for access to abandon a 10-inch water main that has been replaced with a 12-inch water main . Flaggers will be used to direct traffic. On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the Contractor will be excavating at both locations, to perform the ab...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Walnut Road Closure - Starting May 23

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The Village of Itasca would like to notify residents and local businesses of the upcoming road closure on North Walnut Street and Orchard Avenue. The scheduled road closure will begin on Monday May 23rd at 7:00 AM and remain in effect through Friday, May ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - May 2, 2022

Due to construction equipment and public safety, vehicular and pedestrian traffic during the reconstruction phase will be restricted between 7 am to 5 pm daily (Monday-Saturday). Access to driveways will also be interrupted for up to 12 days while restora...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Southbound Walnut Street Closures

To begin, an Auger Pit will be excavated on Walnut Street, near Line Street and a Receiving Pit will be excavated on N. Walnut Street between the METRA Railroad and Orchard Street.  Beginning Tuesday, April 19th the Receiving Pit excavation proce...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - March 4, 2022

This letter is to update the tentative schedule listed in our letter of February 8, 2022, regarding upcoming work along Walnut Street. The sequence of work has been revised due to delayed permitting review of work in METRA property. 

To keep the w...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Roadway and Infrastructure Improvements Program Update - February 25

The Contractor completed layout and saw cutting of the pavement on N. Walnut Street between Center and Orchard in preparation of the installation of the 12-inch water main on Walnut Street. 

The Contractor has begun to install new water services b...

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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

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Cancelled - November 1 Community Development Committee Meeting

Today, the Village of Itasca received correspondence from Transwestern Development Corporation indicating that it has decided not to pursue acquisition and redevelopment of Medinah Terrace; therefore company representatives will not be attending the Itasc...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Cancelled: June 28th Community Development Committee Meeting

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Bloomingdale Road Now Open

The road has been reopened to two-way traffic through the winter. Intermittent closures will be necessary in the Spring to complete construction and restoration.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Yard Waste & Bulk Brush Collection Ends December 5th

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The Village's free Brush and Yard Waste Program will be ending for the season on December 5th. In previous years, the last pick-up date was in November. Collection of yard waste will resume in April.

When clearing out seasonal brush, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or a reusable container no larger than 34 gallons clearly marked "Yard Waste" and weigh no more than 50 pounds
  • Br...
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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Itasca Purchases Vacant Former Starbucks Building

The Village of Itasca has officially purchased the former Starbucks property at 102 E. Irving Park Road for $1.1 million.

Mayor Pruyn has indicated that his number one priority is making sure the property meets a community need.

Located in the heart of our downtown, this property is critical to downtown development. More on this exciting purchase can be found here

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

June 15, 22 - Letter from Mayor Pruyn regarding Potential Transwestern-Medinah Proposed Development

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Mayor Pruyn issues statement regarding potential Transwestern - Medinah Redevelopment Proposal.

June 15, 2022 - Mayor Pruyn Letter

For more information on this proposal, please click here

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Itasca Named One of CHICAGO MAGAZINE'S "Best places to Live"

Chicago Magazine Best Places to Live

The Village of Itasca is featured in Chicago Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” June/July 2022. Itasca was among seven communities selected for the publication’s “Where to Buy Now” feature article.

“Those of us who live here know how truly special Itasca is,” said Mayor Jeff Pruyn.  “To have Chicago Magazine recognize our community is a testament to every volunteer, public employee and community leader who works to make Itasca a great place...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Itasca Joins the Coalition to Stop CPKC

Itasca and seven suburbs have formed a coalition to staunchly oppose the proposed merger of Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern Railroad pending before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in Washington, D.C.

The “Coalition to Stop CPKC” was announced at a press conference on Tuesday at the Village of Itasca by community leaders and supporters, including area first responders.

To see the video of the press conference, visit www.StopCPKC.com.

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Village to Acquire Centrally Located Property

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As part of the strategic revitalization of the downtown area, the Village of Itasca has approved the acquisition of a building located at the northwest corner of Wesley G. Usher Memorial Park at 102 E. Irving Park Road.

For more information on this development, please click here.

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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.

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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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