JULY BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017
Due to the 4th of July holiday being on Tuesday, July 4th, the JULY 2017 Maple Park Board of Trustees meeting will be held on WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center, located at 302 Willow Street, Maple Park. The agenda will be available on the website by Friday, June 30, 2017. If you should have any questions please feel free to call the village office at (815) 827-3309.
The Maple Park Planning Commission is looking for candidates to fill a vacant position on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission meets as needed and would discuss anything from Zoning Map Amendments to Subdivision of Property. This is a non-paid position.
Please do your civic duty and get involved in your municipality.
If interested complete the PC Member Application (133 downloads) and return to the Village Clerk at P.O. Box 220, Maple Park, IL, 60151, or via email. If you should have question please call the village office at (815) 827-3309.
Golf Carts & Utility Terrain Vehicles
In 2011, the Village of Maple Park approved an ordinance allowing golf carts and utility terrain vehicles on village streets. Over the weekend, people were reported to have been driving the golf carts that were under age. You must be over the age of 18 to drive a golf cart or utility terrain vehicle on Maple Park Streets.
The requirements are as follows:
- Proof of Current Insurance: Driver must carry proof of insurance with the vehicle.
- Driver’s License: Driver must have a current valid government issued driver’s license.
- Age requirement: Drive must be of the age of eighteen (18).
- Required Equipment: Golf carts and utility terrain vehicles must be equipped as follows:
- Brakes and brake lights;
- A steering wheel apparatus;
- Rear view mirror;
- Approve “slow moving vehicle” emblem on the rear of the vehicle;
- Headlight that emits a white light visible from a distance of three hundred feet (300″) to the front of which must be illuminated when in operation;
- Tail lamp that emits a red light visible form a distance of at least one hundred feet (100′) from the rear which must be illuminated when in operation;
- Any additional requirement s which may be required by 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/11-1426.1, as amended.
Please familiarize yourself with this code. Chapter 11 Golf Carts and Utility Terrain Vehicles (0 downloads)
There is an Energy company going door to door in Maple Park. This company is NOT affiliated with the Village of Maple Park. You are not required to show anyone your utility bill. If you don’t want to be bothered with door to door sales please put up a NO SOLICITOR SIGN or don’t answer the door. Solicitors are required to have a license in Maple Park and to receive a license they go through a background check. If you should come across an aggressive sales person or if you aren’t sure if they have a license, please call the Maple Park Police Department’s non-emergency number at (815) 827-3286. If you feel unsafe call 911.
Would you like your utility bill to be on time, every time? The Village of Maple Park has a direct debit program that is easy to sign up for. Just complete the Auto Debit Form (209 downloads) , attach a voided check and send it over to the village office. You can mail your form and voided check to P.O. Box 220, Maple Park, IL 60151, or you can email it to email@example.com. Your bill amount will then be debited from your account. You will still get a bill, so you can keep track of your water usage, but no more writing checks! If you have questions about the direct debit program, call the village office at (815) 827-3309.
THERE IS NO CHARGE TO BE ON THE DIRECT DEBIT PROGRAM
Are you planning to install a pool in your back yard? Or a shed? Before you do any work on your home, please check the municipal code on the village’s website at www.villageofmaplepark.com to check to see if you need a permit. Chances are you do need a permit. Don’t get caught doing a project without a permit.
The Village of Maple Park will be citing residents that do work without a permit.
Residents in Maple Park have been getting phone calls from a company that is saying that they can reduce their gas bill. The Village of Maple Park has NOT contracted with any company for natural gas aggregation. You do not have to give anyone the details of your gas bill. You always have the option of hanging up!
Did you not know that garbage pickup is delayed one day due to the holiday?
Did you hear about an event after it was too late?
Would you like to be notified when something is happening in your town that would be of interest to you?
You can sign up for Blackboard Connect, the Village of Maple Park’s notification system, and receive phone calls, texts or emails. Click here to sign up for Blackboard Connect. If you have problems with this link, please call the village office at (815) 827-3309 and we can get you added.
Or you can email the village clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to update your information you can also contact the village office and we can get your information updated.