The Lake Bluff Letter - July 29, 2022

The Lake Bluff Letter - July 29, 2022

Village and Community Updates

TOUR DE BLUFF TOMORROW: This year's Lake Bluff Criterium is back and bigger than ever! The Lake Bluff leg of the Intelligensia Cup is part of the national American Criterium Cup and will be professionally broadcast on Outside TV. For more information, visit

  • Street Closures. Scranton Avenue between Sheridan Road and Evanston Avenue will be closed from 6:30 a.m. until late Saturday evening. Streets within the course will close Saturday morning starting at 8:30 a.m. and reopen after races are concluded (approximately 8 p.m.).
  • Volunteers. The Criterium still needs your help between 5:15 and 7:40 p.m! Click here for volunteering information.


CART REFRESH, PT. 2. IMPORTANT! Groot is almost done delivering new landfill and recycling carts. Starting Monday, August 1, place old carts at the curb and leave them until they are removed. All old carts must be collected by Groot; you cannot keep your old carts. If you have any issues, call Groot at (877) 404-7668. This replacement is part of the Village's updated residential waste, recycling, and composting program.

DAILY VIADUCT CLOSURES NEXT WEEK. The Scranton Avenue viaduct will close daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday (Aug. 1) through Saturday (Aug. 6). The closure is necessary to repair rusted sections of the bridge support system. 


BIKE PATH BRIDGE CLOSURE. The Robert McClory Bike Path will detour in Lake Forest until August 16. Click here for more information.


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Board and Committee Actions

For more information, visit the Village's meeting packets and videos page. Agendas and meeting materials are typically available the Friday before a meeting; videos within a week after the meeting; and minutes after they are approved at the next meeting of the public body. Not all meetings are recorded on video. Click here for details on how to participate remotely.

Recent Village Board Meeting (July 25, 7 p.m.). The Village Board:

Recent Police Pension Board Meeting (July 26, 5:30 p.m.). The Police Pension Board conducted its regular quarterly meeting.


Upcoming Architectural Board of Review Meeting (Tuesday, August 2, 7 p.m.) The ABR will review a sign permit application for Fit 2 Defend Academy (419 W. Washington Ave.)

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