April 6, 2021 Referendum Question
On the April 6, 2021 General Election ballot, the Village of Glencoe Board of Trustees is requesting voter authority to issue $10 million in General Obligation Bonds to fund several critical infrastructure projects and necessary maintenance improvements throughout Glencoe.
As per the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, signed into law in May 2019, the sale, possession and use of recreational cannabis will be legal for those age 21 and older in Illinois starting January 1, 2020. Learn about the steps the Village Board is taking to determine whether to allow the sale of recreational cannabis in Glencoe, and if so, when and where.
Community Improvement Program
The 10-Year Community Improvement Program (CIP) is a working document that allows the Village to map out priorities for investing in the Village's infrastructure (including water and sewer lines, roads, curbs and gutters) as well as capital equipment (such as ambulances and Public Works vehicles). Each year, actual expenditures proposed in the CIP are brought forth to the Village Board as part of the budget discussion.
Glencoe loves its downtown and the Village embarked on the Downtown Tune-Up to look for ways of enhancing, promoting and extending its best features. The result is the Downtown Plan.
1801 Green Bay Road Subdivision
The Village’s Plan Commission is in the midst of reviewing a subdivision application for 1801 Green Bay Road, commonly known as the Hoover Estate. The applicant is proposing to develop the 12.1-acre property by subdividing into 29 lots with new homes.
Learn about the Village's strategic vision, goals, priorities and specific initiatives the Village Board have established to set Glencoe on the right track toward achieving our longer term aspirations as a community.
Tudor Court was identified in the Downtown Plan as presenting an opportunity for place-making through special streetscape treatments. To this end, the Village has enlisted the assistance of Teska Associates, an urban planning and design firm based in Evanston, IL, to facilitate community engagement around the Tudor Court enhancements.
Water System Master Plan
The Water System Master Plan is comprised of two major initiatives: (1) the Water Distribution System Plan and (2) the Water Supply Planning Report. The Water Distribution System Plan is helping the Village to prioritize infrastructure projects (water mains, the water tower, fire hydrants), while the Water Supply Planning Report addresses options for the Water Treatment Plant moving forward, including the possibility of moving and rebuilding, renovating or closing the plant completely in favor of consolidating with another plant.
2021 Construction Projects
The Village of Glencoe was incorporated in 1896. While little of our original public infrastructure remains, much of it is approaching multiple decades in age and needs replacement. Learn what projects are slated for the upcoming year.
2020 Outdoor Dining Program
Following extensive conversation at their May 21 Committee of the Whole and June 1 Village Board meetings, the Village of Glencoe Board of Trustees adopted a resolution authorizing an auxiliary outdoor seating area program for Glencoe restaurants in compliance with Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan Phase 3 requirements, which permit restaurants and bars to operate with outdoor dining and carry-out/delivery.