Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

Traffic Lights

Traffic Lights Back at Downtown Intersections

They're back! Traffic signals and pedestrian crossings are back on at the following intersections in downtown Wheaton, following work associated with the Downtown Streetscape Project:

  • Front Street & West Street
  • Front Street & Main Street
  • Liberty Drive & West Street
  • Liberty Drive & Main Street

Please use extra caution as drivers become re-accustomed to these intersections, and never stop on the tracks.

Candidate’s Forum Tomorrow Night at City Hall

The Wheaton League of Women Voters will host candidates for Wheaton Mayor and two positions on the Wheaton City Council, as well as District 200 School Board candidates and Wheaton Park District Board candidates, during a forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Wheaton City Hall. The forum will be in the Council Chambers of City Hall, which is at 303 W Wesley Street. This event will be recorded and will be available on the City's website after the event. For more information, see the Wheaton League of Women Voters website.

District 200 & Wheaton Police and Fire Hosting Safety Town Halls

The Wheaton Police Department and Wheaton Fire Department will take part in Safety Town Halls hosted by Community Unit School District 200. The events will focus on school safety and are open to the community.
The Safety Town Halls will be:

  • Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m., Wheaton North High School
  • Tuesday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., Monroe Middle School

For more information, see District 200’s website at www.cusd200.org.

Summer Job Opportunity

The City of Wheaton is accepting applications for its Seasonal Summer Laborer Program at Public Works. This paid opportunity offers full-time hours throughout the summer months and provides hands-on experience in various divisions such as Forestry, Streets, Water and Sewer.

This is an excellent way to stay busy this summer, make some extra cash and get a behind-the-scenes look at the department that keeps the City running in many ways. Early applications are encouraged and can be found at www.wheaton.il.us/jobs.

Historic Commission Seeks Members

Are you interested in history? The Historic Commission promotes awareness of Wheaton history and appreciation for the city’s heritage through preserving historical documents, maintaining city archives and recommending appropriate historic programs and projects. The commission coordinates activities for Preservation Week and recognizes Historic Landmarks in Wheaton. If you are interested in being on the Historic Commission, submit an application through the City’s website.

City of Wheaton Videos

State of the City Address

Talk About Choices: Jennifer Grant

Chat with the Mayor: Student Excellence Foundation

Upcoming Meetings

Coffee with Council

Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Gamon Room

City Council Meeting

Monday, March 4, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street
Council Chambers

Community Relations Commission Meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W Wesley Street

city hall

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