Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Mayor and City Staff Discuss Front Street Updates

If you’ve been to downtown Wheaton lately, it would be hard to miss all of the signs of construction. Crews are beginning work on an important part of the Downtown Streetscape Project. Mayor Michael Gresk invited Assistant City Manager John Duguay to explain the project on the latest edition of “Chat with the Mayor,” which you can watch now on the City’s website. Find out where you can park, what to expect during construction and what’s next for downtown Wheaton.

City Receives Highest Financial Reporting Recognition

The City of Wheaton recently learned that it received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for Wheaton's 2017 fiscal year Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This is the highest form of recognition in government accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government. This is the 36th consecutive year the City of Wheaton has received this award. For more information or to see the City’s financial reports, see the City’s website.

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Arbor Day Celebration is April 27

Wheaton's Forestry Division and Environmental Improvement Commission will celebrate Arbor Day with students at Franklin Middle School on Friday, April 27 with a tree-planting ceremony. The event will also celebrate Wheaton’s status as a Tree City USA.

Take Part in Annual Prairie Path Cleanup

Wheaton’s Environmental Commission encourages individuals, families, scout groups, community groups, churches, businesses and others to help clean up the 16 miles of the Illinois Prairie Path that run through Wheaton from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28. Bring work gloves, and the commission will assign you a location and provide the garbage bags. For more information, see the City’s website.

Storm Sewer Rate Change Effective May 1

Starting May 1, 2018, Wheaton residents will see an additional flat fee of $1.50 per month on their water/sewer bills, and an increase of $0.10 per 100 cubic feet of water used. These changes were approved by the City Council on April 2 to finance storm sewer operations and stormwater infrastructure projects.

Home History Research Help

The Wheaton Historic Commission in cooperation with the Wheaton Public Library will assist residents who want to research the history of their homes on April 28 and 30 in honor of Preservation Month. The commission organizes events each year in May to promote and celebrate Wheaton history. Find information on this and other events at www.wheaton.il.us/preservationmonth.


Opportunity to Be Part of Community Golf Ball

This summer, the US Golf Association will host its first-ever U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship in Wheaton. Wheaton’s Fine & Cultural Arts Commission is celebrating this event with a community art project featuring 3-foot diameter golf ball sculptures displayed in multiple locations. If you’d like to be a sponsor for the community ball, featuring names of individuals and families, see the City’s website for information about this opportunity.



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Upcoming Meetings


Bicycle Advisory Commission Meeting

Wednesday, April 18, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
 

Community Relations Commission Meeting

Wednesday, April 18, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
 

City Council Planning Session

Monday, April 23, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers
 

Planning & Zoning Board Meeting

Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers
 

Environmental Improvement Commission Meeting

Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.


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