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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Resources for Local Businesses

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We understand the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the Executive Order by the Illinois Governor requiring the closure of ’non-essential’ businesses and restaurants have a tremendous impact on our local businesses. In an effort to be a ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Message from Wheaton Police on Governor's Stay At Home Order

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The Wheaton Police Department encourages you to follow the Governor’s Stay-at-Home Executive Order. See this short message from the Wheaton Police Department on what is/is not permissible and how you can help stop the spread of COVID-19. This is...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Changes You'll See in Fire/EMS Response

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Don’t be alarmed; we’re not the Ghostbusters. This is a member of the Wheaton Fire Department showing how you might see us responding to a call for assistance in the community. To ensure the safety of our community and our first respon...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Traffic Detour for 1 Block of Main Street to Move Project Forward

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With many businesses closed under the Governor’s Stay at Home Executive Order and reduced daytime traffic, the City will be bringing in a second construction crew for the Downtown Streetscape Project to expedite work and reduce the amount of ove...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Message from Wheaton's Mayor on Emergency Declaration

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Please see this video statement from Wheaton Mayor Phil Suess regarding the City’s local state of emergency declaration, what the City is doing to protect the safety and well-being of our community and what you can do to stop the spread of COVID...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Bulk Item Collection Temporarily Suspended

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In order to continue providing uninterrupted garbage and recycling pickup service, Lakeshore Recycling Services will be temporarily suspending its bulk item, white goods and electronic recycling collection until further notice. Bulk items include things t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City to Continue Operations with Limited Access to Facilities

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We have reviewed the Governor’s Stay at Home, Social Distancing, and Essential Businesses and Operations Executive Order effective from March 21 through April 7 and have determined that the way we are currently operating is within the parameters...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Updates from the Wheaton Public Library

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The Wheaton Public Library made the difficult decision to close on March 16 in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The library will remain closed until further notice.  The outside book returns are blocked; please do not return any materials...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Message from Wheaton's Mayor on COVID-19

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Dear Wheaton Residents:

I want to share with you how the City of Wheaton is addressing the COVID-19 virus. Our first priority is the health and safety of our residents. In this regard, I request that all of our residents take this public health crisis seri...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ St. Patrick's Day Enforcement Results

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The Wheaton Police Department announced it issued 13 seat-belt citations during the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement period. The Wheaton Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners for the St. Pa...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Announces New Director of Engineering

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The City of Wheaton announced that Joe Tebrugge has been selected as its new Director of Engineering, following the retirement of longtime former director Paul Redman. 

Tebrugge holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from Marquette...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Takes Actions to Reduce Public’s Need to Visit City Facilities

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The City of Wheaton takes seriously the recommendations of the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and we want to ensure the safety and health of our community and our staff. To support this, the City will be rolling out changes to allow City staff to ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Meeting Cancellations, Events Postponed

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As the City of Wheaton continues working to follow CDC recommendations and state mandates to limit the spread of COVID-19, the City will be cancelling meetings of City boards and commissions until at least May 18. The exception to this directive will be t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

DuPage County Health Department Provides Information on Coronavirus

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The City of Wheaton encourages residents seeking information on coronavirus to view the DuPage County Health Department’s website for current news and guidance. The DuPage County Health Department works in cooperation with the Illinois Departmen...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

New Building Codes Become Effective March 4

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On Feb. 3, the Wheaton City Council voted to adopt the most recent International Code Council (ICC) building codes in order to promote the health, safety and welfare of our community. The changes, which consist of the 2018 editions of the ICC building cod...

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