News and Announcements

News and Announcements

APWA AwardAwards

The
Village of Huntley’s Hackett House Renovation  project was selected as a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the Historical Restoration/Preservation category less than $5 Million.

The Comprehensive Master Utility Plan was selected to receive a Merit award from the ACEC-Illinois 2016 Engineering Excellence Awards program for Sustainable Master Planning.

The Village of Huntley’s Kreutzer Road Extension project was selected as a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the Transportation category Less than $5 Million. 

50/50 Residential Parkway Tree Replacement Program
The goal of this program is to assist in the replacement of trees removed from public rights of way and restore the urban forest with a continued focus on maintaining a healthy community of trees in the Village. If your parkway tree has been removed or is going to be removed you are eligible to participate in one of the following Village Residential Parkway Tree Replacement Programs:

Programs available include ordering a tree directly from the Village or applying for reimbursement for a tree that you plant yourself.

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If you had a tree planted last year, remember to remove the staking on the tree.  Stakes should be in for no more than 1.5 years.  Keeping the stakes in longer is bad for the health and growth of the tree.

Events

Public Works Open House and NPDES Phase II Public Meeting
In celebration of Public Works Week 2018, the Village of Huntley Public Works & Engineering Department will host an Open House on Saturday, May 19th from 10:00 a.m. until Noon at the main Public Works facility located at 11000 Bakley Street. 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.