City of West Chicago
475 Main Street
West Chicago, IL 60185
June 24 , 2005
West Chicago Police Department warns about dangers of motorized scooters and
- An information bulletin has been posted on the West Chicago website
- (http://www.westchicago.org/safety/Scooterbulletin_000.htm) to
educate residents about the danger and laws regarding unlicensed motorized
scooters and pocket bikes.
- The Police Department encourages residents to ensure their families are
demonstrating safe behavior and obeying the Illinois Vehicle Code and to
report any unsafe or illegal behavior.
- For more information, contact the West Chicago Police Department at
The West Chicago Elementary School District #33 Board of Education announces
- The vacancy is to fill a 20-month unexpired term of office as a result of
the resignation of Mrs. Sharon Jones.
- Applications are being accepted through July 14, 2005 at 4:00 p.m.
Requirements for board members include: must be a United States citizen, at
least 18 years of age, live in the school district community for at least one
year, and a registered voter.
- The chosen candidate will fill the vacancy until the consolidated election
in spring, 2007. If the candidate wishes to continue board service after this
date, they must run for office and be elected.
- Interested community members should pick up an application at the
Educational Service Center, 312 E. Forest Avenue, West Chicago, Monday through
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Applications are to be submitted no later than Thursday, July 14, to the
attention of Board President, Mr. Dave Barclay at the address above.
- Candidate interviews will be conducted on July 21 beginning at 5:00 p.m.,
with the intention of swearing in the new board member at the meeting that
evening at 7:00 p.m.
- For more information, contact the superintendent's secretary, Gayl Zuardo,
at 293-6000 ext. 203.
The West Chicago Public Library announces its annual Summer Reading Program
- The Summer Reading Program is open to Adults age 19 and over and Leader
Readers (readers over 13 who read to someone else).
- The first 100 people to register will receive a crocheted book mark, hand
made by the Hook and Needle group, and made possible by a donation from the
Friends of the Library.
- Once registered participants are eligible to participate in "The Quilt of
Many Titles" contest wherein titles of famous or classic literature are
scrambled. Participants decipher the title to enter the weekly drawing. Prizes
awarded include a copy of either At Knit's End; Meditations for Women Who Knit
too Much or A Murderous Yarn.
- Come support your local library and Read a Good Yarn!
- For more information, contact Helen Walsh at 630-231-1552.