WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF PLAINFIELD
Vision for Division Project Receives Award from The Congress for the New Urbanism
The Village is pleased to announce that A Vision for Division received a 2013 Charter Award for the Best Corridor Plan from the Illinois Chapter of The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU-IL). Click here to read more about this prestigious award.
Coffee with the Mayor - December 11
Please join Mayor Collins for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9 am at the Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport Street. All residents are invited.
Wondering what happens when it snows and Public Works crews respond? Click here to review the Village’s snow and ice removal procedures. For updates on plowing during a snow event, follow the Village's Public Works Department on Facebook (Plainfield, IL Public Works) and/or Twitter (@PlainfieldILPW). The Village also has a hotline for snowplowing updates: 815-609-6145. The hotline is updated regularly as conditions change.
Please keep fire hydrants clear of snow, it is important for the Fire and Water Departments to have easy access to all hydrants.
Christmas Tree Disposal
After the holiday, Waste Management will pick up Christmas Trees on your regular refuse collection day. Trees should be bundled properly and placed at the curb. They must be four (4) feet or shorter in length and width and tied with string or twine, weighing 50 pounds or less.
Yard Waste Pickup
Yard waste pickup has ended and will resume in April 2014. For more information, click here to read the Waste Management Brochure or call (800) 796-9696.
Calling All Homeowners Associations
The Village is working to update our Homeowners Association (HOA) Contact List! If you are the president or management company for a HOA, please email us your contact information (name, address, phone, & e-mail address). That way, we can provide information on upcoming meetings for homeowners associations as well as advance notice regarding work that is scheduled to occur in your subdivision.
Contact the Will County Center for Community Concerns at 815-722-0722 or visit wcccc.net for information on energy assistance, weatherization, and community service block grant programs.
Green Village Program
On January 13, at 7 pm, be sure to attend the movie screening of “Genetic Roulette” at the Plainfield Public Library. This environmental documentary has never-before-seen evidence that points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the U.S. population, especially among children. This screening is part of the Green Village Series. For more info and to register, visit plainfieldpubliclibrary.org.
State of the Village
Mayor Collins will present the State of the Village address along with the annual business awards at the Januar 15 Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. For details, please call 815-436-4431 or visit plainfieldchamber.com.
The Village of Plainfield Offices will be closed: Tuesday, December 24-Wednesday, December 25, 2013. In 2014, the Village Offices will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (New Year’s Day); Monday, January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day); and Monday, February 17 (President’s Day).
Refuse Collection Reminder
Waste Management holidays that fall on a refuse collection day will cause collection to be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. In 2013, refuse collection will be delayed due to the following holidays:
Christmas (Wednesday, December 25) - Pickup will be delayed by one day for residents with Wednesday and Thursday collection days.
In 2014, refuse collection will be delayed due to the following holidays:
New Year’s Day (Wednesday, January 1) – Pickup will be delayed by one day for residents with Wednesday and Thursday collection.
Memorial Day (Monday, May 26) – Pickup will be delayed by one day all week.
Independence Day (Friday, July 4) – Will not change pickup in Plainfield.
Labor Day (Monday, September 1) – Pickup will be delayed by one day all week.
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 27) – Pickup will be delayed by one day for residents with Thursday collection only.
Christmas Day (Thursday, December 25) – Pickup will be delayed by one day for residents with Thursday collection only.