Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Train Station Waiting Area Open

The City of Wheaton received clearance from building inspectors and reopened the indoor waiting area of the downtown Wheaton Metra station at 402 W Front Street this past Monday. Areas that still need to be repaired from the Nov. 22 fire have been closed off with temporary walls. Please note that the restrooms are not yet available due to repairs that need to be completed. For more information, see the City’s website.

421 N County Farm Road Building

DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Public Meeting

Wheaton residents are invited to attend a public meeting hosted by DuPage County Stormwater Management during the regularly scheduled Stormwater Management Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 6 in the DuPage County Board Room, 421 N County Farm Road, Wheaton, 3rd floor. This meeting is being held for the public to provide input on the adequacy of their municipality’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program. The City of Wheaton will have engineering staff in attendance to answer any questions.

Police Department Warns of Tax Scams

Tax Day is approaching. This time of year also brings criminals intent on preying on taxpayers. Read these tips from the Wheaton Police Department to ensure you don't get scammed.

State of the City Video

See the State of the City Address

Want to see Wheaton’s accomplishments from 2017 and see what’s planned for 2018? Check out this State of the City Address video

Ice Cubed Fest This Saturday

The third annual Ice Cubed Fest takes place this Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See many ice sculptures throughout the downtown, watch a live ice sculpting demonstration and more. 

Take Part in Ice-A-Palooza

Join the Wheaton Park District for Ice-A-Palooza, a free event featuring Snow Queen Elsa, Anna and Olaf; ice skating; ice games; a bonfire and more. This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Athletic Complex Ice Rinks, 500 S. Naperville Road.

Restaurant Week Continues

Enjoy Wheaton’s tastiest during the In Good Taste Restaurant Week. Now through Feb. 3, Downtown Wheaton’s restaurants offer special menu items, discounts, pre-fixe menus, special events and much more. For more information, see the Downtown Wheaton Association’s website.

Last Call for Holiday Light Recycling

Keep your old holiday lights out of landfills by bringing them to Wheaton’s holiday light recycling drop-off site. From now through Feb. 5, you can bring strands of incandescent or LED lights and extension cords in any condition to the Public Works Storage Facility at 820 W. Liberty Drive any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays. After Feb. 5, you can bring holiday lights to SCARCE in Glen Ellyn

Upcoming Meetings

Coffee with Council

Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Gamon Room

City Council Meeting

Monday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

Community Relations Commission

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.

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