Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

Award recipients

Life-Saving Awards Presented at Council Meeting

At last night’s City Council Meeting, the Wheaton Fire Department honored one civilian and two paramedic/firefighter crews for their life-saving actions in three emergency medical incidents. The Wheaton Police Department honored three Wheaton Police Officers for their roles in these incidents, as well. Congratulations to civilian Mark Wedow of the City’s Engineering Department, who received a Civilian Life-saving Award. Congratulations to Paramedic Mike Beckley, Paramedic George Ochoa, Lieutenant Franzone, Firefighter Mellinger, Firefighter Fennell, Paramedic Greene, Paramedic Kelly, Lieutenant Siemsen, Firefighter Ruck and Firefighter Gerdes for receiving a Unit Citation – EMS Award for their life-saving actions. Also, congratulations to Wheaton Police Officers Jerry Zywczyk, Tamra Lundy and Miguel Palomo, who were honored for their roles in these critical incidents. You can see a video of the awards presentation on the City’s website.

Mayor Gresk

Watch Mayor’s Final State of the City Address

Mayor Michael Gresk presented his 12th and final State of the City Address last week at a Wheaton Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Take a look at this video recap of the year’s accomplishments, new businesses, and projects in the works for 2019.

Please Keep Sidewalks Clear

The City encourages you to keep the sidewalks near your home clear of snow for the safety of children walking to school or bus stops and other pedestrians. Please consider assisting neighbors who may be unable to clear their sidewalks. 

Businesses in the C-2 and C-4 Zoning Districts are required to remove snow and ice from the sidewalks along their buildings within 24 hours after snow/sleet/freezing rain ends. Please see this section of the City Code for full details and penalties for violation of this Code.

Warming Site Information

The local forecast is calling for extremely cold temperatures in the coming days. During extreme cold, the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N Cross Street, services as a warming site during its normal hours.

DuPage County Hosting Stormwater Meeting

The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee will hold a public meeting as part of their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. in the County Board Room at 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois to allow the public to provide input as to the adequacy of the DuPage County Water Quality Program. The full DuPage County Stormwater Management Program Plan can be found on DuPage County’s website

Commission Seeks Members

Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission seeks residents interested in joining the commission. Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission is responsible for promoting community involvement and volunteering, and they organize programs such as the Good Citizens Awards and Festival of Cultures. To apply, fill out this online application.

City of Wheaton Videos

2019 State of the City Address

Jan. 22 City Council Meeting
Chat with the Mayor: Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District

Upcoming Meetings

Planning & Zoning Board Meeting & Public Hearing

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers

Please note: The City Council Planning Session originally scheduled for Jan. 28 has been cancelled.

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