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Upcoming April National Days & Holidays:

April 1 - April Fools Day 
April 5 - National Deep Dish Pizza Day
April 15 - National Tax Day 
April 21 - Easter 
April 22 - Earth Day
April 30 - National Honesty Day 

Grow in Villa Park: New Village of Villa Park website goes live

You may have noticed that our website,, has a new look! After months of planning, designing and working together to create this new site, it went live on March 11. Our goal was to simplify the user experience, improve the mobile version and to modernize the design overall.

The “Services Online” section will bring you right where you need to go with the click of a button and can be accessed right from the homepage. Whether you are looking for online payment information, employment opportunities or our location and hours, it can all be found simply and conveniently.

Scroll down further on the homepage and you will find our Village News, calendars and the Community Spotlight, which are all meant to keep you informed with what is happening in the Village of Villa Park.

We hope you enjoy the new and improved site. 
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Public Works Director, Vydas Juskelis, retires after 30 years

The Village of Villa Park would like to thank Vydas Juskelis for 30 years of incredible service to our community as our Public Works Director. He has overseen countless projects over the years that have helped improve our roadways, underground utilities and other Village infrastructure. 

Most recently, Juskelis laid the foundation for the Jackson Pond Improvement project, the first phases of which are currently in progress, and oversaw the planning and design of the St. Charles Road Bridge Improvement Project, expected to start construction this year.

He served as President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Chicago Metro Chapter in 2011, and was involved in numerous other committees and professional organizations throughout his career.

We wish Mr. Juskelis the very best in his retirement.

"Remember, without infrastructure there is no community." - Vydas Juskelis

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North Terrace Park Building open after renovations

The Parks Department recently completed the renovations to the North Terrace Park building. The space features brand new floors, freshly painted walls, new lighting, a ceiling fan for circulation and many more design improvements and features (see photos above). The space is currently available for rentals.

If you are interested in renting the space, contact the Iowa Community Center at (630)834-8970.


Upcoming Villa Park Public Library programs and activities

The library has a variety of activities and programs for all ages over the next month, including the following (more program details and registration information can be found on the Villa Park Public Library for each of these programs):

  • Library temporarily closed: The Villa Park Public Library will be closed to the public from now until Monday, April 15. Visit their website and follow the library on social media for more updates.
  • Babies & Books: Thurs, April 4 9:15 - 9:45 a.m. The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E. Kenilworth Ave. All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories and rhymes.
  • Family Storytime: Mon, April 15, 10:15 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. Join us for stories, music and movement for families with young children of all ages. Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Crafty Creations with Gilda: Wed, April 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Join Gilda and learn how to make a crafty creation. This project is a ceramic gnome. Please note: this program will be held at the Iowa Community Center, located at 338 N. Iowa.

ComEd offers safety tips on flooded basements

With spring comes storms, and with storms comes the risk of basement flooding. ComEd offers the following safety tips for customers with flooded basements:

  • Customers should call ComEd at 1-800-EDISON-1 to disconnect power before entering a flooded basement.
  • Never wade into a flooded basement unless all electricity has been disconnected (such as power that supplies sump pumps, freezers, etc.)
  • Never attempt to turn off power at the breaker box if you must stand in water to do so.
  • Be aware of any electrical equipment that could be energized and in contact with water.
More storm safety information can be found on ComEd's website.

Coffee with the Village Board

Looking for an informative way to spend your Saturday morning? Coffee with the Village Board gives you an opportunity to sit down with the Villa Park Board in a relaxed, informal setting. Ask questions and learn more about what is happening in Villa Park over a cup of joe!

The next Coffee with the Village Board event is at 9 am on Saturday, April 6, at Village Hall, 20 S. Ardmore.

Pup of the Month March

VP Pup of the Month - March

Our March Pup of the Month was really feeling the luck of the Irish this year! Maddie, an 8-year-old Border Collie mix, celebrated St. Patrick's day with her family as they enjoyed corned beef and cabbage (and she may have sneaked a bite). Congratulations to Maddie and owner, Nikki Lenner.

Your pup can be featured too! Each month we post our two-day photo contest on our Facebook page and the winning photo gets featured in our Village Matters newsletter, this E-newsletter and our social media pages!


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.

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Villa Park Parks and Recreation 

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