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Upcoming Important Days:

December 21 - Electronics Recycling 

December 24-25 - Village Offices Closed 

January 1- Village Offices Closed   

Electronics Recycling  

Stop by the Public Works Garage (20. W. Home Ave) Saturday, December 21, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. for this month's electronic recycling event. This event was established in coordination with Roy Strom to provide an environmentally responsible electronics recycling solution for the community.  

Through September 2019, 51,000 pound of electronics have been collected. Click here for a full list of accepted and non-accepted items. This is also a great event to recycle old Christmas lights! 
Welcome to Villa Park

Welcome to Villa Park! 

Villa Park welcomes one new business to town this month:

-Super Tacos Morelos, serving authentic food from Morelos, Mexico, held a soft opening on December 18. The new restaurant is located at 100 E. Roosevelt Rd. 

Rotary Park

Construction Updates

St. Charles Bridge 

  • Concrete was poured on the south side of the bridge on Thursday, December 19, 2019. This project is projected to be completed by end of this year (2019) weather permitting
Rotary Park 
  • Rotary Park was leveled to create compensatory flood storage and remove a portion of the adjacent property at 631 E Wildwood from the flood plain. This project was completed earlier last week. 

Simple Recycling Program  

Simple Recycling provides free curbside clothing and home goods recycling collection. They
collect clothes, textiles, toys and even some small electronics/appliances like irons, radios and

Each household may place the bag at the curb on their normal refuse collection day for free pickup. When Simple Recycling picks up a bag, drivers also leave a new
bag. Drivers in Simple Recycling vans collect bags on
the same rotation schedule as normal garbage pickup, but they are separate pickups.

Items MUST be in Simple Recycling orange bags to be picked up. To request more orange bags visit Village Hall (20 S. Ardmore). 

Simple Recycling
Simple Recycling Items

Villa Park Public Library Programs and Activities

  • Holiday Matinee: Mon, Dec 23, 1:00 p.m. Join the library for a showing of The Lion King. 
  • The library has several part-time positions open. Click here to view and apply. 
Vacation Watch

Vacation Watch Program

Going out of town for the holidays? Make sure to take steps to ensure your home is protected.

1. Let your neighbors know you will be out of town.

2. Consider putting inside lights on timers.

3. Hide or lock away valuables.

4. Give a trusted friend a key to pick up mail and newspapers

5. Register your home with the Villa Park Vacation Watch Program. This program is a service provided by the Villa Park Police in which members of the department conduct periodic physical checks of a residence while you are away. Sign up at 


Job Opportunities

Check out open positions with the Village (you can also sign up for job notifications). 

Upcoming Meetings 

View our Calendar for details about board and commission meetings and other upcoming events throughout Villa Park.

Connect with Villa Park

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce
Villa Park Library 
Villa Park Parks and Recreation 

Questions, Comments, and Concerns
Please contact Gabriela Gutierrez, the Village's Communications Specialist via email or by calling (630) 592-6082.
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