‘Tis the Season to Pause, Reflect, and Think About the Future…

Season’s Greetings, Wilmette! As we approach the end of 2021, we first want to say thank you to all who have participated so far in the Comprehensive Plan. The planning process kicked-off in Fall, and to date we have had a pop-up event, our first Open House (in-person and virtual), several meetings with local committeesContinue reading ‘Tis the Season to Pause, Reflect, and Think About the Future…

Talking Past, Present, Future: Sesquicentennial Workshop

On Monday November 15th the Ready Set Wilmette team met with Wilmette’s Sesquicentennial Planning Committee to discuss themes being considered in the Village’s Comprehensive Plan. The discussion dug into several of the Comprehensive Plan themes and started with a question specifically aimed at the committee’s work, “What are the biggest changes to happen in WilmetteContinue reading Talking Past, Present, Future: Sesquicentennial Workshop

Housing Commission Weighs In: Discussion Summary

The Ready Set Wilmette team recently met with the Village’s Housing Commission to discuss the Comprehensive Plan process, review programs and development, and consider what housing related issues and opportunities are facing Wilmette today and what they might be in the future. The meeting was led by the team’s housing experts from Applied Real EstateContinue reading Housing Commission Weighs In: Discussion Summary

Appearance Review Commission Offers Insights on Community Character

“Community Character” – a major theme of Wilmette’s Comprehensive Plan and focus of the upcoming Wilmette Talk #1 on Thursday, November 11th – can be difficult to define… it has many components and means different things to different people. To begin building a shared understanding of what community character means in Wilmette today and whatContinue reading Appearance Review Commission Offers Insights on Community Character

Talking Goals: Soccer Pop-Up at the Community Playfield

On Saturday October 16th the ‘Ready Set Wilmette’ team posted up at the Community Playfield (702 Locust Road, Wilmette, IL) to connect with soccer goers, families, parents, and youth about the Village’s Comprehensive Plan. The weather was absolutely perfect – blue skies, sunshine, and crisp fall temps. Thanks to the Park District for hosting! ScrollContinue reading Talking Goals: Soccer Pop-Up at the Community Playfield

Community Kick-Off Event: Thursday November 11th, 6-8pm

Lights, Camera, Action Join us for an interactive evening of future visioning and insight sharing as part of Ready Set Wilmette, The Village of Wilmette’s Comprehensive Plan. The Kick-Off Community Open House + Wilmette Talk #1 will take place on Thursday, November 11th from 6 to 8 pm at the Community Recreation Center Auditorium; 3000Continue reading Community Kick-Off Event: Thursday November 11th, 6-8pm