WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF PLAINFIELD
Severe Weather Program
The Plainfield Senior TRIAD will meet on Monday, March 26, at American House Cedarlake, 14800 S. Van Dyke Road. The FREE program, on Severe Weather, begins at 10:30 a.m.
Yard Waste Pickup
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: sod, trees, stumps, dirt, pavers, and mulch are not accepted as yard waste.
Spring Cleanup Week is April 9-13! Household refuse, bulk items, and white goods will be accepted on your regular refuse collection day. Electronics will not be collected during Spring Cleanup. To dispose of electronics and household hazardous waste, please e-mail or call At Your Door at 800-449-7587. More information.
The Village Board will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget on Monday, April 2, 2018, at 7 p.m., at the Village Hall. Click here to review the proposed budget.
Green Village Program - Spring Lawn Care
The 2018 Green Village Series continues on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m., at the Plainfield Library. Master Gardener and University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator, Nancy Kuhajda, answers your questions and gives tips on what you can do now for a beautiful lawn this summer. Register online. The Green Village Series is a partnership between the Plainfield Library and the Village to provide the community with environmentally-friendly programs.
Coffee with the Mayor
Join Mayor Collins for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, April 11, at 9 a.m. at the Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport Street. All residents are invited. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Village!
Chat with the Chiefs
On Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., join Chief Konopek of the Police Department, Chief Riddle of the Plainfield Fire District, and Chief Veseling of the Oswego Fire District for Chat with the Chiefs at the Plainfield Fire District Headquarters. Attendees will learn more about the happenings within the Plainfield Fire and Ambulance Departments, the Oswego Fire Department, the Plainfield Police Department, and the Plainfield Emergency Management Agency.
The Big Serve
The Big Serve Change The World, a weekend celebration of community service is May 5-6. Visit thebigserve.info in early April to register.
Electric Aggregation Program Update
The Will Electric Aggregation Group selected Dynegy as its electric supplier. The group negotiated a 12 month rate (October 2017-October 2018) of $.07190/kwh on behalf of its residents and small businesses. There are no enrollment, switching, or early termination fees associated with this program. Customers will continue to receive a bill from ComEd. For more information, visit dynegy.com or www.pluginillinois.org.
Now on Display at Village Hall
When visiting the Village Hall, be sure to stop and check out the Historical Society's Let It Snow Photo Exhibit. Many thanks to Sue Hasenyager of the Plainfield Historical Society for setting up the display.
In 2018, the Village Offices will be closed Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day); Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day); Monday, September 3 (Labor Day); Monday, November 12 (Veterans Day observed); Thursday, November 22-Friday, November 23 (Thanksgiving); and December 24-25 (Christmas).
Refuse Collection Delays
Refuse collection will be delayed due to the following holidays in 2018:
Memorial Day (Monday, May 28) – Refuse collection will be delayed one day, all week.
Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4) – Refuse collection for Wednesday and Thursday routes will be delayed one day.
Labor Day (Monday, September 3) – Refuse collection will be delayed one day all week.
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 22) – Refuse collection for Thursday routes will be delayed by one day.
Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25) – Refuse collection for Wednesday and Thursday routes will be delayed one day.
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 us your contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address, subdivision, and Board position). That way, we can provide information on meetings for homeowners associations and advance notice regarding work that is scheduled to occur in your subdivision.