News and Announcements

News and Announcements!

vehicle/truck weight roadway restrictions ordinance
On April 28, the Village Board VILLAGE OF HUNTLEY ORD. (O) 2022-04.21 DESIGNATED TRUCK ROUTES (DTR) & RESTRICTIONSapproved an Ordinance to amend the Vehicle and Truck Weight restrictions on roadways within the Village. Village roadways may have 12,000 pound or 26,000 pound restrictions, or they may be undesignated and therefore not subject to weight restrictions. Certain vehicles are exempt from vehicle weight restrictions, these include vehicles operating through a designated detour route, vehicles making local deliveries, emergency vehicles, government owned vehicles, public utility vehicles, school buses, garbage trucks, farm vehicles and implements of husbandry, as well as vehicles issued an overweight permit by the Village’s Police Chief or designee. The Village will be posting signage at entryways to subdivisions regarding the restrictions. Thank you for adhering to the modifications and for keeping our roadways safe and efficient for pedestrians and motorists.

The complete Ordinance Amending Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Restrictions for Traffic on Certain Huntley Roadways (0)2022-04.21 may be viewed here.
A map showing the restrictions is available here.

2021 pedestrian access improvements

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APWA Chicago metro chapter newsletter HIGHLIGHT!
The Village of Huntley was included in the APWA Chicago Metro Chapter June Newsletter highlighting the Pedestrian Access Route (PAR) Inspection and Repair Program.

AWARDS

Village of Huntley 2021 Tree City USA & Tree Growth Award Recognition!
A thriving urban forest offers many advantages to the Village. Here are just a few:


1) Trees help absorb the sounds of traffic in urban areas by 40%.

2) Neighborhoods with trees are seven to nine degrees cooler than those without.
3) Trees reduce energy costs up to 25% by shading buildings and protecting them from winter winds.
4) Homes with trees have higher property values.
5) Green space plays a major role in improving mental and physical health.
6) Planting and maintaining trees absorbs carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, mitigating the effects of climate change.

Read the Press Release here.

TREE CITY.GROWTH AWARD POSTER REVISED


West Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year 2020!
The Village of Huntley is the recipient of the Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators (IAWPCO) Plant of the Year - Group 2 Award. IAWPCO brings together wastewater treatment professionals that represent government municipalities, private industries, universities, and student apprentices across Illinois and dedicated to improving the environment through the advancement of knowledge and technologies.

IAWPCO Plant of the Year Award

Events


Public Works Open House and NPDES Phase II Public Meeting
In celebration of Public Works Week, the Village of Huntley Public Works & Engineering Department will host an Open House downtown Huntley in coordination with the Farmers Market on July 16th from 8am-1pm. The event will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the skills, tools and equipment required to maintain the Village. Staff will be available to answer any questions on the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) NPDES Phase II program.  The event also includes touch-a-truck, equipment displays, demonstrations, and light refreshments.

Tips

ComEd has created an Interactive Outage Map to allow ComEd customers to find important information regarding power outages in their area, including predicted restoration times. A mobile app is also available for download by visiting comed.com/app. 

Some basic tips to help you and your family stay safe in a severe weather event can be found in this Severe Weather Safety guide.