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 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Noon, 4pm, 6pm, & 10pm.
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.
Chapter 9, Article 4 (Health Code - Trees) of the Carol Stream Village Code requires property owners to remove dead, diseased… Read More
The Village of Carol Stream is continuing its review of an application submitted by Bluestone Single Tenant Properties for the… Read More
Proposed Pilot Automobile and Commercial Vehicle Fueling Plaza Information
The Village of Carol Stream is continuing its review of an application submitted by Bluestone Single Tenant Properties for the development approvals necessary to allow for the operation of a Pilot-branded Automobile and Commercial Vehicle Fueling Plaza. The project is proposed to be constructed on four parcels of land located generally at the southwest corner of Gary Avenue and North Avenue, and would include the property improved with the former Brunswick Zone building and additional vacant parcels to the west. The total size of the redevelopment site is 12.5 acres.
Property Owners are Responsible for Removal of Dead, Diseased or Infested Trees on Private Property
Chapter 9, Article 4 (Health Code - Trees) of the Carol Stream Village Code requires property owners to remove dead, diseased or infested (“nuisance”) trees located on private property. Village inspectors have resumed the process of identifying nuisance trees on private properties on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis, and will soon begin contacting property owners to advise them that nuisance trees must be removed. You may hire a tree removal contractor on your own; however, you may wish to consider joining together with your neighbors to hire a single contractor to remove a larger number of trees, which may allow you to achieve better pricing. Before hiring a tree removal contractor, we suggest that you obtain the following:
Frank Saverino - Protect My Town
The Village Board recently approved the 2015-16 budget which begins May 1st. The Village staff has worked hard to put together a responsible financial plan for the coming fiscal year that carries forward the vision of the Village Board including projects and services that will continue to improve our community, however; one of the financial uncertainties that is facing municipal and county governments across our state is the prospect that the state will reduce the local government share of income tax receipts by 50%.
This revenue grab will reduce the Village operating revenue by 1.9 million dollars overnight and force the Village Board to choose between cutting basic services or raising taxes to balance our current budget.
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.
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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
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