Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

Snow Reminders

Snow Reminders to Help Everyone Have a Safe Winter

Winter weather is here. Please see these quick reminders about shoveling, what you can do to help snow plow crews clear streets promptly, and more.

Parking Garage

Additional Customer Parking in Wheaton Place Garage

Now through Dec. 31, additional free customer parking is available on the top floor of the Wheaton Place Garage on Wesley Street and Wheaton Avenue (an additional entrance/exit is on Front Street). Come visit downtown Wheaton to shop and dine as we near the holiday season and enjoy convenient parking.

Fire Department

City Welcomes Applicants for Firefighter Testing Process

Are you interested in joining the Wheaton Fire Department? The City of Wheaton is accepting applicants now through Jan. 10 for the firefighter testing process. Read more and find out how to apply on the City's website.

Take Part in Gingerbread House Contest

Wheaton Public Library will host a Gingerbread House Contest on Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m. in the library’s Arts & Culture Center on the main floor. No registration is required to enter the contest, but participants must drop off their edible creations between noon and 1 p.m. on the day of the contest.

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Children (up through 5th grade), Teen (6th-12th grade), Adult (18+), and People’s Choice (voted by program attendees). Group entries are allowed, but each group or individual may enter only one house per category. Entries must be decorated primarily by a person of the age in the category in which they are entered.

Visit Downtown Wheaton: Phase 2 of Downtown Improvements Completed

Wesley Street, Hale Street and Cross Street in downtown Wheaton are open for all to use, featuring numerous improvements just in time for holiday shopping and dining. The City of Wheaton recently completed Phase 2 of its extensive Downtown Streetscape Project, which is improving infrastructure both underground and aboveground. Read more on the City's website.

Final Pickup for Yard Waste & Leaves

This is the final week for Lakeshore Recycling Systems to pick up leaf and yard waste. Pickups are on your regular garbage day. Note that there will be a separate pickup for Christmas tree recycling at the end of December into early January.

Submit Comments on Proposed Building Amendments

The City of Wheaton is in the process of updating building codes to the 2018 editions of the International Code Council, Inc (ICC) and will be adopting local amendments of those building codes appropriate for the City of Wheaton. Adoption of the most recent ICC building code editions with local amendments promotes the health, safety, and welfare of our community. To learn more and submit feedback, please visit the City’s website.

City of Wheaton Videos

Dec. 9 City Council Planning Session & Budget Public Hearing
Snow Reminders
Storytime with Mrs. W and the Engineering Department

Upcoming Meetings

Liquor Control Commission Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers

City Council Meeting

Monday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers

Library Board Meeting

Monday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.
Wheaton Public Library
225 N Cross Street

Historic Commission Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street

city hall

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