Posted on: June 1, 2023
On June 1, the Village raised the LGBTQ Pride flag at our buildings and placed Pride banners at the corner of Deerfield and Waukegan Roads.
Mayor Shapiro will present a Pride Month Proclamation at the June 6 Board meeting to a Deerfield-based PFL...Read on...
Posted on: May 16, 2023
Last week, our Plan Commission heard the first of what will likely be several public hearings regarding Bridge’s request to annex, zone and develop 102 acres of the Baxter property into our Village. Bridge’s proposal has received a gre...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2023
The Deerfield Art Festival is filling Park Avenue with 80+ original artists on June 3-4! Start your family or friend’s day downtown with coffee/breakfast, then soak in the creativity of the fest! Make your masterpiece at our ...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2023
Head to Jewett Park's Hazel Avenue lot the third Wednesday of the month through September for Food Truck Wednesdays. The Food Truck Wednesday Series starts this coming Wednesday, May 17.
The lineup for the first event includes Fork N Fry...Read on...
Posted on: May 2, 2023
As most of you know, after almost 50 years, Baxter International announced last year that they were closing their offices and moving out of unincorporated Lake County. That decision was disappointing but not unique in today’s office environment....Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2023
Solicitor season is upon us. Solicitors must adhere to the following guidelines and rules regulating door-to-door solicitation:
- Must cease solicitation upon owner or occupant request
- Must obey posted “No Solicitors” signs
- Must carry and d...
Posted on: April 21, 2023
As we enter into nicer weather, I wanted to take a moment to address the Board’s plans for this year’s Family Days celebration.
We have given a lot of thought and consideration as to how and whether to celebrate the Fourth of July. We a...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2023
It is time that we stop the hatred, the unnecessary violence and the overheated rhetoric. It is time to call out the evils of intolerance and consider good over guns, kindness over killings and civility over criminality. Giving cover to those who want an ...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2023
We’re upgrading the Village's Utility Billing Online Payment Portal. The system will be unavailable from 4:30 p.m. April 7 through Saturday, April 8. All previously registered users will be required to reset their passwords before logging in. Use this ste...Read on...
Posted on: March 24, 2023
The Village of Deerfield was awarded a $25,000 grant to complete a tree inventory and develop a management plan for its urban forest.
The funds were provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service through the Illinois Departme...Read on...
Posted on: March 10, 2023
Starting this spring, aged water main that runs down the middle of Waukegan Road will be replaced between Deerfield Road and North Avenue. The $4 million project was previously planned for 2022, but moved to this year due to supply-chain issues.
With all o...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2023
At its March 6 meeting, the Deerfield Village Board of Trustees received an update from Village staff since approving the Climate Action Report from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group last year that recommended a goal to reduce carbon emiss...Read on...
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Using funds from a civic contribution from the electricity aggregation program, the Village of Deerfield has offset the annual electricity consumption and resulting carbon generation of residential households and eligible small businesses by 29%. ...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2023
On June 6, 2022, the Village Board approved a Climate Action Report from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group to reduce emissions by 45% by 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2050.
The creation of the ad hoc working group stemmed from a Februar...Read on...
Posted on: August 26, 2022
Guns kept in homes are more likely to be involved in a fatal or nonfatal accidental shooting than to be used in a manner of self-defense.
The Deerfield Police Department strongly urges its’ residents to adhere to strict gun sa...Read on...
Posted on: October 28, 2019
Following passage of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act in June 2019, the Village began looking at zoning regulations regarding a possible recreational cannabis dispensary. On November 4, 2019, the Village Board approved an ordinance se...Read on...
Posted on: July 15, 2019
In 2018, the Deerfield Village Board approved an ordinance that bans the use and sale of coal tar pavement sealants and regulates the licensing of pavement sealant professionals.Pavement sealant professionals are required to fill out a license application...Read on...
Posted on: June 6, 2019
The Deerfield Farmers Market is open for the season, and this year they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 25th anniversary!Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York Avenue (Metra Commuter Lot), the Market will be ope...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2019
Greenwood Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, June 17 through August 16 between Park Avenue and Waukegan Road. Due to the magnitude of the work required between Chestnut Street and Waukegan Road, t...Read on...
Posted on: July 25, 2019
The Village of Deerfield's Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), located at 1045 Hackberry Road, will be conducting biosolids hauling operations beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 26, and continuing through the weekend.Due to wet weather conditions, the Village...Read on...
Posted on: July 24, 2019
Beginning Thursday, July 25, the Village’s contractor, Patriot Pavement Maintenance, will begin crack sealing operations. Crack sealing involves the routing and filling of cracks on streets to prevent further deterioration. This process helps extend the l...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2019
Beginning Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m., the outside lane of southbound Waukegan Road from Ivy Lane through Greenwood Avenue will be closed. This required lane closure and associated work is anticipated to be completed by the end of the week. This work is par...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2019
All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Friday. Waste Management collection will proceed as normal.
The annual Family Days parade will be taking ...Read on...