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Posted on: February 19, 2024

2024 City Vehicle Stickers

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Waukegan City Vehicle Stickers went on sale February 20th in-person at City Hall only.  Printed applications are available in the City Hall lobby and should be completed before proceeding to Window #3.  Early bird pricing will remain in ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

CERT Training Starts March 21st

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training in basic disaster response skills. Waukegan Fire Department hosts free CERT training and the next cohort starts Thursday, March 21, 2024 at...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Ravines, Creeks and Rivers Survey

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The City of Waukegan Planning & Zoning Department is looking for public input into how easy it is for Waukegan residents to visit the ravines, creeks, and rivers in our city for fun and rest.  This includes parks and other areas where individ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Friends & Family CPR Course

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The Waukegan Fire Department offers the American Heart Association Friends & Family CPR course for people ages 15+.  This course does not include a CPR course completion card or CPR certification card.

The course teaches lifesaving skills of a...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

New Emergency Alert System

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The City of Waukegan is rolling out OnSolve CodeRED, a new emergency alert system. CodeRED allows our public safety officials to alert the community regarding emergencies by whatever method best suits individual needs - text, voice, or email - and in Engl...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Balloon Release Prohibited

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Effective April 1, 2024, the intentional release of helium and other lighter-than-air balloons will be prohibited in the city of Waukegan.  The goal is to limit the amount of litter within the City and in Lake Michigan that result from the releas...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Help Grow Waukegan! Free Trees & Bushes

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Openlands announces new government funding to gift eligible Waukegan residents native landscaping trees and bushes for their yards.  Receive up to three large plants and $100 gift card for each if:
1-You have a job in landscaping, yard work, and/o...
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Posted on: December 31, 2023

Warming Centers

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The El Niño weather pattern has been keeping the temperatures moderate this winter, but now the colder weather is here.  

Warming centers are available to get relief from the cold and harsh weather.  Find the centers closest to...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Waukegan Road Program

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The City of Waukegan Engineering Division developed an ongoing road repair program which launched in 2022.  Repairs may include, but are not limited to, resurfacing, curb and gutter work, manhole adjustment, and sidewalk installation.  A...

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