Welcome to the Village of Carol Stream official website. It is our hope that you will be able to use this website to find the information you need to make informed decisions about your interactions with the Village of Carol Stream. The Village is governed by a Mayor and six Trustees elected at large. A professional Village Manager appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of the Board of Trustees manages the day to day operations of the Village. The Mayor and Village Board of Trustees encourage residents to attend its regularly scheduled meetings on the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at the Gregory J. Bielawski Municipal Center located at 500 N. Gary Ave. During each meeting, residents and the general public are provided an opportunity to share issues and concerns directly with the Village Board during the Listening Post segment of the meeting. We encourage residents to get to know their elected and appointed officials by attending a Village Board meeting, which is also a good way to get to know your new community and become familiar community issues. All regularly scheduled Village Board meetings are rebroadcast on Comcast Cable Television public access channel 6 or AT&T U-Verse public access channel 99.
We hope you enjoy living in or visiting Carol Stream and believe you will discover excellent schools, cultural and recreational opportunities as well as other amenities that will contribute to your comfort and well-being in the Village of Carol Stream. If there are any services or information you desire to get your home established, continue your residency or conduct business with the Village please feel free to contact our friendly receptionists at 630-665-7050 for assistance. They will be happy to answer your questions or direct you to the desired department and staff member.
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Village of Carol Stream Joins Oxcart Permit Systems
The Village of Carol Stream has entered into an agreement with Oxcart Permit Systems which will go into effect on February 1st, 2015 for all overweight and oversize vehicle permits. This new web-based system offers permit applicants a simple and effective way to obtain permits in a timely manner. Applicants must simply visit www.oxcartpermits.com and click on the “Trucking” tab and create an account to get started. Once the account is opened, the applicant will be able to request permits through an easy to use online permit application. Once the application is electronically submitted, it will be reviewed by the Village of Carol Stream Engineering Department. Upon approval, the applicant will receive notice of approval through email. The applicant can then make a payment using any major credit card and the permit will be immediately issued in an electronic format.
Deadline to Recycle Your Holiday Lights is Monday, February 2nd
Residents and businesses have only 2 weeks left to gather up their unwanted or broken holiday lights strands for recycling that include traditional bulb lights (screw in), mini-Italian lights, rope lights, LED lights and frayed and non-working extension cords. When taking down your holiday lights, set aside those broken light standards and cords and conveniently deposit them in recycling collection barrels located in the lobbies of any one of the 4 public facilities:
Uncertain Marketplace Causes Village to Idle its Electric Aggregation Program
It was only two short years ago when Carol Stream voters approved a referendum giving the Village authority to aggregate electric supply on behalf of its residents and small businesses. The referendum passed and 11,358 (97.5%) of the 11,650 eligible electric accounts join the municipal aggregation program.
RFP to Purchase and Redevelop Village-Owned Property
The Village of Carol Stream Community Development Department is seeking proposals from qualified residential or commercial developers to purchase and redevelop a 2-acre parcel located at 850 Vale Road, an existing single-family residential property.
Download the RFP by clicking here.
Please contact Robert Glees with any questions at 630-871-6231.
Village Removes Money from IMET
The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund (IMET) is a local government investment pool created in 1996 to assist Illinois local governments (municipalities, park districts, school districts, libraries, pension funds etc.) with the investment of public funds. The Village is one of nearly 300 local government entities that participate in IMET.
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The Carol Stream Village Hall and Police Department is located at 500 North Gary Avenue.The Village Hall is open M-F 8 - 5 and closed on Weekends. The Police Department is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. For emergencies, please call 911. For more information see our Departments pages
The Legislative Board is comprised of the elected Mayor and six Trustees of the Village of Carol Stream. The Board makes policy decisions necessary to maintain and enhance the health, safety and welfare of citizens and visitors to Carol Stream. Click here to contact Carol Stream's elected officials.