Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

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Thanks for a Great National Night Out

The Wheaton Police Department thanks all of you who joined us for National Night Out yesterday. Our officers and support staff enjoyed connecting with individuals and families in a supportive, friendly atmosphere. 

Special thanks to these partner organizations who made the event such a success: Wheaton Park District, Wheaton Public Library, YWCA, DuComm, Lincoln Marsh Natural Area, League of Women Voters of Wheaton, NAMI DuPage, Wheaton Lions Club, Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans Inc., DuPage County Community Services, Family Shelter Service, and DJ Tim Wealton of The Record Shop. We are already planning next year's National Night Out and look forward to bringing even more of the community together in the future.

Mosquito Spraying Planned for Tonight

The Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District has notified the City of Wheaton that, weather permitting, its crews will spray for mosquitoes during the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 8. Applications are typically made from dusk until 2 a.m. To be notified by phone when future mosquito spraying will take place, call 1-800-942-2555.

Drive 25 for a Safe Wheaton

Speed Limit Change Now in Effect

Wheaton residential neighborhood streets now have a new speed limit. On Aug. 1, neighborhood streets changed from 30 mph to 25 mph. Find out which streets are not included in this change and more information at www.wheaton.il.us/Drive25. If you have a Drive 25 yard sign, please remember that it needs to be on private property, not on the parkway. (This typically means behind the sidewalk, closer to your house).

Wheaton Summer Wine Walk is Tomorrow

The Downtown Wheaton Association will host the Wheaton Summer Wine Walk on Thursday, Aug. 9 starting at 5 p.m. Sip, stroll and shop your way through downtown Wheaton during this event. For more information, see the Downtown Wheaton Association’s website.

Final Municipal Band Concert in the Park for the Summer

The Wheaton Municipal Band will play its final concert in the park for the summer tomorrow, Aug. 9 in Memorial Park. This final concert will be a jazz night with Doug Beach. For information, see http://www.wheatonmunicipalband.org/concerts.html.

Bike Wheaton Festival This Saturday

Get ready for the fourth annual Bike Wheaton Festival, happening at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Aug. 11 in Memorial Park. Decorate your bike for a bike parade in downtown Wheaton, enjoy a festival in Memorial Park, take part in a kids bike rodeo with Wheaton Police Department and more. Find out more about this free event

Location Changes for August & September Electronic Recycling

Due to construction on the City’s Public Works Storage Yard, the electronic recycling events for August and September will take place in different locations. On Saturday, Aug. 11, you can recycle electronics at Commuter Parking Lot 9, near the corner of Carlton Avenue and Liberty from 9 a.m.-noon. This event will ONLY collect electronics; cooking oil, scrap metal or fluorescent tubes will not be accepted. The September collection will take place at the SCARCE Green Fair on Sept. 15 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds on Manchester Road. 

Construction Updates

To see the status of construction projects throughout Wheaton, visit the City's website at https://www.wheaton.il.us/roads

Join the Citizens Fire Academy

The Wheaton Fire Department invites residents to join the Citizens Fire Academy, a 7-week hands-on course where you learn how the Fire Department operates. Find out more about the program on the City’s website

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Upcoming Meetings

Community Relations Commission Special Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.

Liquor Control Commission Meeting

Thursday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

City Council Planning Session

Monday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

Planning & Zoning Board Public Hearings & Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m.*
*The meeting will immediately follow the public hearings.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

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