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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Property Assessment Appeal Webinars

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Northfield Township residents can learn about how to appeal their property tax assessment and ask questions to analysts from the Cook County Board of Review. Register online here. Webinars will be held on the following dates and times:

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

New CRS Rating Reduces Flood Insurance Premiums

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The Village was recently reclassified as a Class 6 community by the National Flood Insurance Program through the Community Rating System (CRS). This new rating results in a 20% rate reduction for flood insurance policies issued to Northbrook property owne...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Village of Northbrook Blood Drive - September 30

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The Village has teamed up with Vitalant to host a blood drive at the Village Hall Board Room on Wednesday, September 30 from 8am-2pm. Appointments are required - schedule yours today at www.vitalant.org. On the online scheduling page, select Village of No...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Take Northbrook's Climate Action Survey

CLIMATE ACTION SURVEY

Are you looking to share your ideas on climate action and sustainability in Northbrook? Let the Village know your thoughts by taking our Climate Action Survey. Your answers will help shape Northbrook’s Climate Action Plan priorities.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Back-to-School Reminders: School Bus Safety

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With school back in session, it’s important for drivers to slow down and pay attention when kids are present. When a school bus stops and displays flashing red lights and an extended stop arm, that means children are entering or exiting the bus....

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

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IHDA Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA)

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. If...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

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The Electronics Recycling program is resuming with events taking place on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and first Saturday (9am-noon) of the month. For the safety of staff and attendees, the following protocols have been put in place:

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Northfield Township Recycling Program

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Northfield Township’s recycling program has resumed on weekdays from 7am-3pm, excluding holidays, through October 30 at the Road District garage (237 Melvin Drive).. Find more information and a list of accepted items at www.northfieldtownship.co...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Fireworks Display Canceled

Northbrook News

The 4th of July fireworks display, which was tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, September 5, has been canceled.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Labor Day - Monday, September 7

Northbrook Reminders

Non-Emergency Village Office Closures

In observance of Labor Day, Village Hall and the Public Works Center will be closed on Monday, September 7. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Northbrook Solar Power Hour

Solar Power Hour

The Village of Northbrook has partnered with Cook County and Solarize Chicago to host a "Solar Power Hour" on Monday, August 17, at 7pm. At this virtual event, the Village will provide an update on sustainability followed by a presentation from ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Pay Cook County Property Taxes from Home

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Homeowners are encouraged to stay home and pay their Cook County property taxes online instead. To make a payment or download a copy of your tax bill, visit the Cook County Treasurer’s website and select the blue box labeled “Pay Onlin...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

CCDPH Issues COVID-19 Travel Guidance

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued travel guidance recommending travelers entering or returning to suburban Cook County from states with high incidence of COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days.  The list of inc...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19

Restore Illinois Update

Updated guidance, developed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, has been released to combat a resurgence of cases in Illinois and maintain progress. "Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19" outlines three tiers of general and indust...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Dundee Road Pavement Restoration - Tuesday, August 4

Construction Alert

On Tuesday, August 4, the Village’s contractor will be conducting pavement restoration due to a prior water main break on the 3300 block of Dundee Road. This final restoration of the roadway will include grinding the asphalt pavement and putting...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Village Hall and Public Works Reopen to Public

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Starting Wednesday, July 1, Village Hall and the Public Works Center are open to the public. Village Hall is open weekdays from 8:30am-4:30pm, and the Public Works Center is open weekdays from 7am-3pm.

Members of the public will be required to maintain six...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Phase 4 of Restore Illinois

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The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) released Phase 4 guidelines for residents and businesses. All Illinois regions advanced into Phase 4 of Restore Illinois on June 26.

Phase 4 permits gatherings of 50 or fewer with proper...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Community Outreach - Get Assistance or Volunteer to Help

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In response to COVID-19, the Village of Northbrook has compiled a list of organizations that offer support or are seeking support for those in need - with more options to come!

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

'Northbrook Strong' Small Business Safe Reopening Grant Program

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Businesses that have incurred costs associated with reopening their business can learn about the Northbrook Strong program.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Bike Boulevard Open House - July 8, Virtual

Bike Boulevard Open House

Following the adoption of the Northbrook Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, the Village is working to design and install its first bike boulevard! Do you want to help design it? Are you not sure what a bike boulevard is? Please join us for a virtual open...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

A Message from the Northbrook Village Board

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The Northbrook Village Board is saddened by the acts of violence repeatedly inflicted on the Black community. As leaders of the Village of Northbrook we will not stand silent. We acknowledge the existence of systemic racism and injustice and want to expre...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Statement from the Northbrook Chief of Police

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The Northbrook Police Department treats all people fairly, impartially, and with concern and compassion, to reduce crime and the fear of crime within the community. 

Yes, Northbrook Police Officers enforce the laws, but our officers also provide s...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Public Safety Alert

Northbrook Alert

The Village of Northbrook is aware of looting expanding into the suburbs. While there have been no reports of looting in Northbrook, we advise residents and businesses to be cautious and avoid unnecessary activities at this time. Additional Northbrook Pol...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois Plan

Restore Illinois

Governor JB Pritzker recently announced a phased, regionally-based plan to reopen the state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. Restore Illinois divides the state into four ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Scam & Burglary Reports in Northbrook

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We’ve received reports of "maintenance worker" scams, where someone poses as a professional needing to do unexpected work on or near your house. Scammers are also posing as employees from the Village’s “Water Depart...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Update from NorthShore University HealthSystem

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NorthShore University HealthSystem reports that, as expected, the hospitals in the system are seeing a steady rise in COVID-19 testing and in confirmed cases. They are working with local governments and faith-based, service, and civic organizations to rea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Village Earns Silver Designation from SolSmart

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The Village of Northbrook has received Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes the Village for taking bold steps to encourage...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fiscal Year 20-21 Draft Budget Available

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The Village of Northbrook Finance Department prepares the annual budget, a key financial policy and planning document that outlines anticipated revenues and authorized expenditures. A draft annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 (May 1, 2020-April 30...

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