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Posted on: July 20, 2021

West Commuter Lot Closed July 31 to August 10 for Northbrook Days

Northbrook News

The West Commuter Lot (spaces 161-608) will be closed for the Northbrook Days festival Saturday, July 31, to Tuesday, August 10, when it will be partially reopened. A partial closure of the lot began Tuesday, July 20. 

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

National Night Out - Tuesday, August 3

Northbrook Events

On Tuesday, August 3, all are invited to join the Northbrook Police Department and the Northbrook Park District to celebrate National Night Out at Meadowhill Aquatic Center (1501 Maple Avenue) from 6-9pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Water Shutoffs to Resume for Unpaid Water Bills

Northbrook News

Water shutoffs for non-payment of water bills will resume in August 2021. For any questions, contact the Water Billing Department at 847-664-4171. Information on water utility services, including bill payment, can be found on the Village's websit...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

Recycling

The Electronics Recycling program takes place on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and first Saturday (9am-noon) of the month. For the safety of staff and attendees, the following protocols have been put in place:

  • The event will be contactless, and residents wil...
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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Freedom Park Honors Those Currently Serving

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Do you know any Northbrook residents currently serving in the military? Please call 847-664-4037 with their name, rank, and station. The information will be used to update the plaque honoring those serving at Freedom Park under the flagpole between Villag...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Public Hearing for Climate Action Plan at July 27 Board Meeting

Northbrook Climate Action Plan

What is the Climate Action Plan?

In 2020 the Board of Trustees directed Village staff to oversee the creation of a Climate Action Plan (CAP), put together in collaboration with 30 community stakeholders and an expert environmental consultant. The draft Cli...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Northbrook 4th of July Events

4th of July

The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are excited to celebrate Independence Day with the traditional 4th of July fireworks and a new schedule of events for the community to enjoy together. 

Saturday, July 3Dawn-Dusk – Po...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Illinois Enters Phase 5 of Restore Illinois

Restore Illinois Graphic

Illinois is now in Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois reopening plan. Effective June 11, the state has eliminated all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements f...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Protect Yourself from Unemployment Scams

Scam Alert

The Northbrook Police Department has seen an increase in unemployment scams and warns residents to be cautious. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a spike in imposters filing claims for unemployment benefits with the names and personal informa...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Northfield Township Recycling Program

Recycling

Northfield Township’s recycling program has resumed on weekdays from 7am-3pm, excluding holidays, through October 29 at the Road District garage (237 Melvin Drive).. Find more information and a list of accepted items at www.northfieldtownship.co...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

State of Illinois Mask Guidance

Northbrook News

Following guidance from the CDC that fully vaccinated people can stop wearing a mask and practicing social distancing in most indoor and outdoor settings, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that Illinois has al...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Northbrook Climate Action Plan - Call for Public Review

Northbrook Climate Action Plan

The Village welcomes review and input from the public on the Draft Northbrook Climate Action Plan, available at this webpage. Over the past 6 months, the Climate Action Planning team (made up of a diverse set of community stakeholders and Village staff) h...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Changes to Northbrook 4th of July Events

4th of July

With the consideration of safety first, the Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District have made the decision to cancel, modify, or postpone many of the traditional Independence Day activities.

The Village and the Park District have made the joint ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

ParkMobile Cybersecurity Incident

Northbrook News

ParkMobile, the parking payments vendor used for the Village’s commuter lot services, became aware of a cybersecurity incident in March. This incident is linked to a vulnerability in a third-party software utilized by ParkMobile. No Village syst...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

2020 Property Tax Levy Approved

Northbrook News

On December 8, 2020, the Village Board approved an ordinance establishing the Village’s 2020 property tax levy. The approved levy is $21,865,790, roughly a $17,000 decrease from 2019.

What are property taxes?A property tax is levied on all real p...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Village Board Passes Affordable Housing Plan

Northbrook News

At their December 8, 2020, meeting, the Village Board passed historic amendments to Northbrook’s Affordable Housing Plan in an effort to increase housing opportunities for a diverse population and to provide housing for those who live or work in...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Northbrook Alert

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

New CRS Rating Reduces Flood Insurance Premiums

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The Village was recently reclassified as a Class 6 community by the National Flood Insurance Program through the Community Rating System (CRS). This new rating results in a 20% rate reduction for flood insurance policies issued to Northbrook property owne...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Scam & Burglary Reports in Northbrook

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We’ve received reports of "maintenance worker" scams, where someone poses as a professional needing to do unexpected work on or near your house. Scammers are also posing as employees from the Village’s “Water Depart...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Village Earns Silver Designation from SolSmart

SolSmart

The Village of Northbrook has received Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes the Village for taking bold steps to encourage...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Welcoming and Inclusive Community Pledge

Village Hall and Flowers

On May 25, 2021, Village President Kathryn Ciesla and the Village Board of Trustees adopted a resolution endorsing the Welcoming and Inclusive Community Pledge. Learn more and sign the pledge.

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Freedom Park Honors Those Currently Serving

Freedom Park Plaque with Names of Residents Currently Serving

Do you know any Northbrook residents currently serving in the military? Please call 847-664-4037 with their name, rank, and station. The information will be used to update the plaque honoring those serving at Freedom Park under the flagpole between Villag...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Pop-Up Pickleball in Downtown Northbrook

Pop-Up Pickleball

The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District have partnered to bring Pop-Up Pickleball to Downtown Northbrook!

Two pickleball courts will be striped out in the commuter parking lot between the Metra tracks and St. Norbert’s parking lot,...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Premise Alert Program

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The Premise Alert Program notifies the Police and Fire Departments about a family member who may require special assistance or treatment during an emergency at home. Operators at 911 call centers will have access to the information and will share it with ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Northbrook Strong Neighbor Spotlight

Banner that says Northbrook Strong

An active, engaged, and diverse community is what truly makes Northbrook strong - and we want to celebrate that! Do you know any community members who contribute to our Village, inspire others, or have a unique story to tell? Nominate them for a Northbroo...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Person locking front door of home

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Get with the 9PM Routine

Pongo the police dog with car keys locking a car door

Prevent theft from your homes and vehicles with the "9PM Routine." This initiative promotes safe habits to make sure you’re protected.

Theft is a crime of opportunity - to avoid becoming a victim, remember to lock and secure your homes, vehicles,...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Vehicle Stickers & Pet Tags

21-22 Vehicle Sticker with image that says Say No To Plastic

All motor vehicles registered to a Northbrook residential or business address are required to have a Village vehicle sticker. Also, pet tags are required for all cats and dogs six months and older. Renewal notices for vehicle stickers and pet tags will be...

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