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"Hinsdale, located 21 miles west of Chicago, offers natural beauty, hometown charm, and a friendly community atmosphere. The village serves as a great base for commerce, education, and suburban living. You'll find Hinsdale, Illinois is like a fresh breath of air."
19 E. Chicago Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521




On Thursday, August 21, the Hinsdale Village Hall staff accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge from Hinsdale Police Officer Grant McElroy. Members participating include (from left:) Village Manager Kathleen Gargano, Village Trustee Bob Saigh, Village Clerk Christine Bruton, IT Coordinator Amy Pisciotto, Payroll Clerk Linda Martin, resident Gloria La Pierre, Customer Service Representative Karen Buccieri, Assistant Finance Director Chris Webber, Director of Economic Development and Urban Planning Timothy Scott, and Finance Director/Assistant Village Manager Darrell Langlois.


Innovative Parking Strategies for Hinsdale

Click here to learn about the Village's efforts to improve downtown parking!


NOTICE OF PESTICIDE APPLICATION

On or after September 8th, 2014 the Village of Hinsdale will apply chemical pesticides to control weeds at the following locations: Brook Park, Burlington Park, Dietz Park, Robbins Park, Stough Park and the Katherine Legge Lodge. Signs will be posted at each location indicating the time and date of the application.

TriPower Selective Herbicide (EPA Reg 228-262) will be used, which will be applied as a liquid spray or from a truck mounted boom. Please do not enter this area one day after application.

Health Safety Information relating to this chemical pesticide application will be made available at the Village Hall.


Fire Department Conducting Fire Hydrant Inspections

During the summer months you will notice members of the Hinsdale Fire Department inspecting fire hydrants through different sections of the Village. This inspecting process helps ensure that the nearly 900 fire hydrants in town are free and clear of any debris, not missing any parts, working properly and available for use if there is a fire emergency.

In the fall, the Fire Department and Department of Public Works will start flow testing fire hydrants, a process that will be broken down into phases. Phase one will include flow testing 25% of the nearly 900 fire hydrants. This proactive approach is part of an overall effort to better maintain the Village of Hinsdale's water system and is in compliance of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating criteria. Additional information about the flow testing process, will be available in the coming weeks.

If there is a fire hydrant in your parkway or near your property, the Fire Department urges residents to be diligent about helping maintain an open area of at least three feet around the fire hydrant. Please do not place anything that would restrict the visibility or access to the hydrant, such as garbage or recycling containers, yard waste, or planting flowers, trees or bushes. As always, we ask that you also follow Village ordinance by not parking in front of a fire hydrant by at least 25 feet in either direction.

Thank you for your cooperation. If there are any questions regarding this activity please feel free to contact the Hinsdale Fire Department at 630-789-7060.


Request for Proposals: Painting, Carpeting, High-Density Mobile Filing System

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Village of Hinsdale that proposals will be received for the purchase of Carpeting Replacement (1569), for Building Painting (1570), and for Mechanical Assist High-Density Mobile Filing System (1571). Click here for Request for Proposal.


Got Cameras? Let us know..

The Hinsdale Police Department has launched a new initiative, "Block Watch".

This program has been developed to aid investigators in quickly locating residents that may have cameras near the scene of a crime. Home cameras will help us catch criminals, especially burglars that have been breaking into homes nearby.

Click here for details

Sign up for BLOCK WATCH here


Oak Street Bridge Reconstruction Project

The Oak Street Bidge Reconstruction Project website can be seen here.


August 22, 2014
Village News

A structural deficiency was observed on the pedestrian portion of the Oak Street Bridge. Until this can be repaired, the pedestrian portion of the bridge is closed. The Highland Station crossing on Hill Grove Avenue is available as an alternate route for pedestrians to cross the tracks. The bridge will remain open for vehicle traffic.

Recent News:

July 30, 2014 -HINSDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT RE-ACCREDITED FOR 6th TIME - On July 26th, 2014, the Hinsdale Police was re-accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in Schaumburg, Illinois.

In April of 2014, an assessment team from CALEA spent four days at the Hinsdale Police Department reviewing the agency's compliance with CALEA standards. Read more...


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FY2014-15 Annual Performance Budget
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