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November 4, 2022

logoVillage Council Study Session: November 10 at 7 PM

Agenda highlights:   
  • Firearm safety follow-up meeting
This meeting will be held in the Garden Room at the Winnetka Community House, located at 620 Lincoln Avenue. View the meeting agenda and videos of previous meetings in our Agenda Center.  
Upcoming Events View more on our Community Calendar.
Daylight Savings Ends Sunday, November 6
Set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 6 and please remember to check the batteries in your smoke detectors.
Recycling and Composting Presentation November 9
Winnetka residents, businesses, landlords and others are invited to attend the Environmental and Forestry Commission's meeting on Wednesday, November 9 at 7 PM at 410 Green Bay Road, as Bill Kenney, Lakeshore Recycling System’s Municipal Sales Manager, presents on preventing waste, composting food scraps/organic materials, and correctly recycling. The presentation will allow time for questions and answers. Attendees are encouraged to email questions prior to the meeting: please send them to Diana Puga, Public Works analyst.  
Last Day for Electronics Recycling in 2022: November 17
Electronics recycling is conducted on Thursdays from 1 - 3 PM at the Public Works Yards (1390 Willow Road) from April through November, and the last day of electronics recycling this year is November 17. View the list of electronics you may recycle.
Leaf Collection Underway
The last day to place leaves on your parkway for collection is by 7 AM on Monday, November 28. Leaves placed on the parkway after 7 AM on November 28 may not be collected.

Please do not rake leaves into the street, as leaves clog storm sewers, leading to flooded streets and yards. If you hire a service to handle your leaves, please inform them of this request. Also, please do not park in front of leaf piles, when possible, to enable the Village to easily access them.

incorrect vs. correct leaf piles
View the leaf collection schedule.

Green Bay Trail User Survey
If you couldn't make it to the Green Bay Trail Open House and you have 15 minutes to spare, please take a survey about the Green Bay Trail. Responses will be used to help further direct the work of The Lakota Group as they formulate a plan for the Trail's long-term development and use.
Volunteer to Help Friends of the Green Bay Trail Maintain Plant Life: Tomorrow, 9 - 11 AM
The Friends of the Green Bay Trail invite volunteers as they remove invasive plants and gather seeds to plant on the trail. They will meet at 9 AM on November 5 at the Mary Street trail entrance (in Glencoe) and discuss the work plan at that time. Bring work gloves and pruners if you have them. Parking is available on Mary Street and Woodlawn Avenue. 

Friends of the Green Bay Trail Seed Cleaning Event: November 12
Join the Friends as they sort, clean, and separate seeds gathered from the trail. Cleaned seeds will be dispersed on the trail after the first snowfall. Registration required for this event. The event's location will be shared with registrants.

Visit the Friends of the Green Bay Trail's website for more information on both events. Voting in their photo contest is open until November 15.
Stormwater Management Construction Update
The Village is providing regular updates regarding the Stormwater Management Project, which can be found here.
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