Village to Hold Open House for Residents Impacted by Upcoming Belle Plaine and Magnolia Reconstruction Thursday, April 30th

GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee will host an Open House for residents living on or near Belle Plaine and Magnolia Avenues on Thursday, April 30th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spaulding Grade School (2000 Belle Plaine) gymnasium to review the upcoming reconstruction for those two roads. Village staff will be available to discuss the project, its time frame and the potential impact to the local neighborhood as well as answer any questions.

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Village Board Approves Multi-Year Capital Improvement Plan

At its regular meeting on April 6th, the Village Board approved both the FY 15/16 Budget and the Multi-Year Capital Improvement Plan. Together, these two documents guide the Village's spending and long-term planning. While the budget manages operating expenses (such as salaries, etc.), the Capital Plan specifically focuses on how resources will be allocated for building and maintaining roads, facilities, vehicles and the water and sewer systems.

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Spring Cleaning Resources 2015

Thinking about doing some spring cleaning? Check out some of the resources below:

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In an Emergency, Seconds Count: How to Make 911 Work For You

Each April, the Village joins other cities and emergency agencies across the nation in celebrating "911 Education Month." For over forty years, 911 has been the official number to call in the event of an emergency to receive police, fire or medical emergency services and one of the biggest success stories in emergency management of all time. An estimated 240 million calls are placed to centers across the nation each year resulting in countless saved lives.

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National Severe Weather Preparedness Week: April 20th through 24th

The week of April 20th through 24th is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. During this week, NOAA and FEMA emphasize the importance of disaster preparedness in various weather and climate events. These weather events include extreme heat/cold, flooding, tornados, severe thunder storms, severe winter storms and more.

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Mass Casualty Training Exercise

Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee police and fire departments will conduct a mass casualty training exercise from 7 a.m. to noon on May 2 at Woodland Intermediate School, 1115 Hunt Club Rd, Gurnee, IL.

The exercise will include members of the Gurnee police and fire departments, personnel and equipment from the Beach Park, Grayslake, Waukegan and Zion fire departments, U.S. Navy personnel, staff members from Woodland School District #50, and select members of the general public.

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