WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF PLAINFIELD
The Village Board has a workshop on March 8. To view the agenda when it is available, click here. Public Comments can be e-mailed to the Village through March 8 at 3 p.m. (Please note Public Comments in the e-mail subject line.) All Village Board Meetings are streamed live on the Village web site (click In Progress when available) and broadcast on Comcast Channel 6 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99.
Mobile Food Pantry
The Northern Illinois Food Bank will be holding a Mobile Food Pantry at St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 Route 59, on March 9, from 5-6 p.m. Food is free to low income neighbors in need and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.
State of the Village
The Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the State of the Village on March 10. Mayor Collins will share highlights from 2020 and a preview of 2021. For details on how to register for and watch the program, which will be livestreamed, click here.
Early Voting for the Consolidated Election will be conducted at the Village Hall, March 22-April 2, 2021. Voting hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Voters must live in Will County. For information on other early voting locations, please contact the Will County Clerk at 815-740-4615 or visit thewillcountyclerk.com. Kendall County residents interested in voting early should contact the Kendall County Clerk at 630-553-4104.
Yard Waste Collection To Resume
Yard waste collection resumes with your first pickup in April. Brush, grass clippings, and leaves should be placed in Kraft yard waste bags or a Waste Management yard waste cart. Please note: dirt, pavers, and mulch are not accepted as yard waste.
The Consolidated Election will be held on April 6, 2021. For Will County election and polling place information, visit thewillcountyclerk.com. For Kendall County election information, visit www.co.kendall.il.us.
Coffee with the Mayor
-The March Coffee with the Mayor has been cancelled.
-Join Mayor Collins for a virtual Coffee with the Mayor on Wednesday, April 14 at 9 a.m. The Coffee will be held via Zoom webinar. Attendees will be able to hear the latest Village news and submit questions.
To participate, click the link below to join the webinar on April 14 at 9 a.m.:
https://zoom.us/j/96648778681or via telephone dial 1 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 966 4877 8681
Spring Cleanup Week is April 12-16! Household refuse, bulk items, and white goods will be accepted on your regular refuse collection day. Electronics will not be collected during Spring Cleanup.
COVID-19 Updates & Vaccine Information
-The Will County Health Department is asking residents that are interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine to register via this link. After completing the form, the Health Department will contact you with information on how to schedule your appointment when the vaccine becomes available to your subgroup.
-Kendall County launched a Vaccine Appointment Portal and they are accepting appointments for phases 1A & 1B. For more information, visit the Kendall County Health Department web site.
-Will County is in Phase 4 of the State’s Restore Illinois Plan. When outside your home, please wear a mask and socially distance.
Village Office Closure
The Village Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2021. Refuse collection will be one day late all week.
If you are a victim of unemployment fraud, please contact the Illinois Department of Employment Security to file a report. For more information, click here.
Nicor Pipeline Work
Nicor Gas, with its contractor NPL, is installing a 10.3-mile segment of 24-inch and 16-inch natural gas transmission pipeline, which includes work in the Village. Nearly all of the installation will take place within the existing utility corridor which will minimize the impacts to residents and businesses along the route. Construction will take place in phases. The final phase of construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. Nicor Gas Pipeline Project Information
-For information on ComEd bill payment assistance programs, visit ComEd.com/BillAssistance.
-Nicor Gas offers a number of assistance programs for residential customers. For more information on these programs, click here.
-For information on the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), please contact the Will County Center for Community Concerns at (815) 722-0722.
-For information on services provided by the Plainfield Area Interfaith Food Pantry, please visit their web site or contact them at (815) 439-8394.
Stop the spread of germs
We encourage everyone to follow the protocols and recommendations set forth by the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health including:
• Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
• Disinfect surfaces people touch regularly.
• Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
• Maintain a 6-foot gap to other people when appropriate.
• If you feel ill, stay home, and seek the guidance of your physician.
The Will County Health Department web site, www.willcountyhealth.org, provides Coronavirus (COVID-19) information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Residents can also follow the Will County Health Department on Twitter (willcohealth) and Facebook (wilcountyhealthdepartment) for updates. These resources are updated regularly.
Electric Aggregation Information
The Village is part of the Will Electric Aggregation Group which selected Constellation as its electric supplier in October 2018. The negotiated rate is $.07517/kWh and the contract runs through October 2021.
ComEd recently released their rates for the next 12 months. These rates will be lower than those provided by Constellation.
-Constellation rate: $0.07517/kWh
-ComEd summer rate: $0.06725/kWh
-ComEd non-summer price: $0.07216/kWh (estimated, may be adjusted slightly)
Residents are able to opt-out of the contract with Constellation, at anytime, with no penalty or fee, by contacting Constellation Energy at 1-844-252-4216 or online at www.constellation.com/il-willcounty. For more information on the municipal aggregation agreement, click here.
Calling All Homeowners Associations
If you are a member of a Homeowners Association Board (HOA) or a management company that represents a local HOA, please e-mail the Village your contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address, subdivision, and Board position). That way, we can provide information regarding work that is scheduled to occur in your subdivision.