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Dec 15, 2014 Press Release: Dean Announced as the Village’s First Economic Development Director GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee is pleased to announce that Ellen K. Dean has accepted an offer to serve as the Village’s first Economi...
Dec 15, 2014 Gurnee Police to Conduct Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL – Beginning December 19th and running through January 4th, 2015, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting special traffic enfo...
Dec 11, 2014 REVISED Petition Filing and Lottery Information GURNEE, IL – December 15, 2014 through December 22, 2014 is the filing period for candidates seeking to be nominated at the April 7, 2015 Consol...
Nov 24, 2014 Monday, November 24th Village Board Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting Canceled FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL - The Monday, November 24th, 2014 Gurnee Village Board Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting has been canceled. All items fr...
Nov 21, 2014 Village to Launch New “Year of Public Safety” Campaign FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee Police and Administration Departments will be collaborating on a year-long crime preven...
Nov 20, 2014 Village to Hold Public Hearing to Review the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map Update on Wednesday, December 17th GURNEE, IL –The Village of Gurnee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Villag...
Nov 17, 2014 Gurnee Police Conduct Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL-- The Gurnee Police Department recently secured a traffic enforcement grant through the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of...
Nov 17, 2014 Burglary and Stolen Vehicle Arrests   Gurnee, IL – On 11/14/14 at 9:27 p.m. the Gurnee Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 4800 block of King...
Nov 6, 2014 Sexting Arrests Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department has been investigating an incident in which a Warren student has been a victim of cyberbullying and sexting....
Nov 6, 2014 Gurnee Police Department’s Safety Seat Recycling Program Reaches 1000 Seats Gurnee, IL – In June of 2010, the Gurnee Police Department partnered with Midwest Exchange, 4012 Morrison Dr., to begin recycling child safety...
Nov 4, 2014 Gurnee Officers to Participate in No Shave November to Benefit the 21st Annual Turkey Trot Gurnee, IL - Officers with the Gurnee Police Department are forming a team to participate in No Shave November to raise money for the 21st Annual Jon...
Oct 28, 2014 Gurnee Telecommunicator Receives State Award Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department is proud to announce that Communications Operator Carey Stupar has been selected as the Illinois Associatio...
Oct 1, 2014 Leaf Collection Begins Monday, October 20th GURNEE, IL - The Village of Gurnee's 2014 residential leaf collection program will begin the week of Monday, October 20th and will run throug...
Sep 26, 2014 Arrest of Armed Robbery Suspect   Gurnee, IL – On August 4, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department responded to a reported robbery at Daisy’s Quick Mart, 726 S. Rt. 21...
Sep 16, 2014 Gurnee to Consider Approval of Local Support for Relocation of Corporate and Manufacturing Headquarters of AKHAN Semiconductor within the Village GURNEE, IL – As part of a group of local taxing bodies, the Village of Gurnee will be formally considering approval of a local sales tax rebate...
Sep 15, 2014 2014 Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 14-20; Free Safety Seat Inspections this Weekend   Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department will conduct three National Seat Check Saturday events starting on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 5...
Sep 15, 2014 2015 Election Petition Packets Available Beginning Tuesday, September 16, 2014 GURNEE, IL  - The April 7, 2015, Consolidated Election will include the following Village of Gurnee offices:     Village Trus...
Sep 8, 2014 Village Adjusts Home-Rule Sales Tax by 0.5%; Dedicates New Revenue to Capital Infrastructure Projects GURNEE, IL – At its regular meeting on Monday, September 8th, the Village Board unanimously approved an ordinance adjusting the Village...
Sep 8, 2014 Gurnee Police Assist with Make-A-Wish Gurnee, IL – Jonah Kolesar is a 7 year old boy from Gurnee who suffers from an autoimmune disorder and wants to become a police officer.  J...
Sep 3, 2014 Gosnell Announced as Village’s New Finance Director GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian C. Gosnell has accepted an offer to serve as the Village’s new Fi...