Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Watch Candidates for Mayor, City Council in Video of Forum

The Wheaton League of Women Voters recently hosted the candidates for Wheaton City Council and Mayor during a Candidate’s Forum at City Hall. You can see a video of the City Council candidates and a video of the candidates for Mayor.

Good Citizen Awards 2018

Nominate Someone for a Good Citizen Award

Do you know someone who you think deserves to be recognized for his or her service in the community? Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission encourages you to nominate a person or group for Wheaton’s 2019 Good Citizen Awards. Find out more about this annual award program and nominate someone today.

Wheaton Police & Fire Departments Taking Part in School 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.

Electronic Recycling Available on Saturday

Bring unwanted electronics, cooking oil, scrap metal and compact fluorescent tubes to the City’s monthly electronic recycling drop-off event from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W Liberty Drive. Please note there is a charge to recycle televisions and monitors. For more information, see the City's website.

Commission Openings

More than 100 residents serve on City Boards and Commissions, leading volunteer efforts, organizing events, supporting the community, making recommendations to the City Council and more. The following commissions currently have openings and are accepting applications from Wheaton residents:

  • Bicycle Advisory Commission
  • Environmental Improvement Commission
  • Historic Commission
  • Sister City Commission

To be considered for one of these commissions, please complete this application or send your resume to Wheaton’s City Clerk at sbarrett-hagen@wheaton.il.us.

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 10. When you change your clocks, the Wheaton Fire Department also encourages you to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Replacing the batteries about every 6 months helps ensure they operate correctly, and using Daylight Savings Time is an easy way to remember when you last replaced the batteries.

National Consumer Protection Week

Consumer Safety Tips from Wheaton Police

The Wheaton Police Department is promoting consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week, March 3 - 9. Know your rights and avoid scams. Visit www.consumer.ftc.gov for Consumer Protection tips and materials. 

City of Wheaton Videos

Upcoming Meetings

City Council Planning Session

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

Please note: The Planning & Zoning Board originally scheduled for March 12 has been cancelled. 

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