Morton Grove Niles Water Construction Project

The Morton Grove Niles Water Commission is beginning construction on the Water Supply Improvement Project which includes approximately four miles of construction through Skokie to install a water main to deliver water from the City of Evanston to the Villages of Morton Grove and Niles. The project is on an expedited construction schedule so that the system is operational in December 2018, with final project completion occurring by August 2019.

To sign up for updates or to learn more about the project, visit To leave a comment regarding the project, contact the project message center at 847/588-7979. To view a map of the construction route through Skokie, click here.

8000 North Project
Frequently Asked Questions

The 8000 North project is currently undergoing review through the public hearing process.  For answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the development, please click here.

Update: At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 8 p.m., the Board will consider an ordinance granting site approval for the project and a resolution approving and authorizing a development agreement.   Click here to learn more >>>

Textile Recycling Program

A friendly reminder to residents participating in Simple Recycling’s textile collection program: All Simple Recycling bags are to be placed next to your recycling container on your recycling collection day.  Please do not place the bags inside your recycling or refuse containers.  Simple Recycling collection crews need to see your orange bag in order to collect it properly and to provide you with a replacement bag.  Thank you for your cooperation! 


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