The system will begin calling Wilmette residents and business owners at approximately 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Thursday, November 29, 2012
During an emergency, the system can call 60,000 phone numbers per hour. Is your number on the list?
A savage storm. An imminent flood. Widespresd power outages. These are the types of scenarios the Village of Wilmette aims to prepare for when the police department tests out its CodeRED Emergency Telephone Notification System Tuesday morning. At approximately 10:30 a.m., as alert sirens blare throughout the village, Wilmette residents and business owners should expect a call from a toll-free number with an 866 area code. During an event when the system is actually needed, such a call would warn of a potential threat or a situation requiring immediate action. “This test will allow us to gauge the effectiveness of the system,” said Wilmette Village Manager Timothy J. Frenzer. According to the village, the alert system, which is capable of …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The village warns of flooding, 18 to 23 foot waves and 60 mph winds. Lakeside parks will be closed beginning tonight and open on a limited basis Tuesday.
The following information was provided by the Village of Wilmette. The Village of Wilmette, along with the Wilmette Park District, wants to advise you of forecast severe weather conditions that will be impacting Wilmette, particularly along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The Wilmette Park District has determined that, due to forecasted high winds and damaging waves, Gillson and Langdon Parks/Beaches will be closed to the public starting at 7:00 p.m. tonight, Monday, October 29. The Parks will be opened on a limited basis Tuesday, October. 30, once weather conditions are assessed and the Park District determines that it is safe to do so. At such time as Gillson Park is re-opened, the lower portion of the Park will remain closed until the …