Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

This Weekend in Wheaton: Ice-a-Palooza & Ice Cubed Fest

Plan a fun winter day in Downtown Wheaton during the annual Ice Cubed Fest and Ice-a-Palooza. The Downtown Wheaton Association’s Ice Cubed Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with a live ice sculpting demonstration from noon to 3 p.m. in Martin Memorial Plaza. The Wheaton Park District’s Ice-A-Palooza will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Athletic Complex Rinks, 500 S Naperville Road, with ice skating, hockey, games, a DJ, bonfires, character visits and more.


Important Dates and Voter Information for Upcoming Election

On April 2, registered Wheaton voters can vote for Wheaton Mayor and two at-large positions on the Wheaton City Council.

If you need to register to vote or change your registration, you can do so at Wheaton City Hall, 303 W Wesley Street, through March 5. Bring two forms of identification – one of which must have the current name and address – to the Finance Department counter on the first floor of Wheaton City Hall, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All applicants must know their Social Security number and provide at least the last four digits. Naturalized citizens need to know their date and place of naturalization.

DuPage County also offers voter registration at DuPage Election Authority March 6 through April 2. For more information, visit DuPage County’s website.

Electronic Recycling Drop-off This Saturday

The City’s monthly electronic recycling drop-off will be this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City’s Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W Liberty Drive. Please note that there is a charge to recycle TVs and monitors, and household appliances are no longer accepted at the drop-off. For more information, please see the City’s website at www.wheaton.il.us/electronics.

Public Works Seeking Seasonal Summer Laborers

The City’s Public Works Department is now hiring seasonal laborers to join their team from May through August this year. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for full-time hours over the summer months and would like to gain experience working for a municipality. You can read more about this opportunity and how to apply on the City’s website.

See What Wheaton is Doing to Prepare for Natural Hazards

The City’s Engineering, Public Works and Fire departments are active participants in the City’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. These are steps the City follows in coordination with DuPage County to be prepared for natural hazards that would threaten the life safety, public health, business, economy and critical infrastructure in our area. You can see the progress report for 2018/2019 on the City’s website, outlining 12 action items the City is taking as part of this plan.

City of Wheaton Videos

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Feb. 4 Wheaton City Council Meeting

Upcoming Meetings

City Council Planning Session

Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers

Planning & Zoning Board Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers
Please note: The Community Relations Commission meeting originally scheduled for Feb. 6 has been cancelled.

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