The Village of Harwood Heights is governed by the Mayor and a six-member Board of Trustees.
Visit our Elected Officials page for more information.
The Norwood Park Fire Protection District is responsible for providing Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to the Villages of Norridge & Harwood Heights, and Norwood Park Township. It is located at 7447 W. Lawrence, Harwood Heights, IL 60706.
For more information about the Norwood Park Fire Protection District, please visit their website.
The Eisenhower Public Library District serves Harwood Heights and Norridge residents. It is located at 4613 N. Oketo Avenue, Harwood Heights, IL 60706.
For more information about the Eisenhower Library, please visit their website.
A message from our mayor
As an elected official I feel it is important to be dedicated to serve a community and its residents; to share in the concept of working with others; and, most important, the willingness to listen. My past history brings forth management skills, project accomplishments, and community dedication - and I look forward to using my experience to guide our community to greater "heights." Working together will bring a better tomorrow as we are a nation to share, to strive, to learn, and to fulfill.
When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween. This hair-raising house will give you thrills and leave you with bone shaking chills! Come on over to the Harwood Heights Recreation Center (7300 W. Wilson) for some Spooky Thrills at our Haunted House. Open October 28, 29, 30 from 6pm-9pm. $1… Read More: Harwood Heights Haunted House – October 28, 29, & 30
The Youth Commission of Harwood Heights is currently seeking a Youth Commission Member to run their volleyball program. Responsibilities include attending monthly meetings, running the 8-week volleyball program, and attending/assisting three (3) Village holiday parties (Halloween, Pizza with Santa, and Easter Egg Hunt.) For more information, please see our Employment page by clicking here.
Once again this Winter season 2019-2020, the Village of Harwood Heights would like to provide a list of persons (students preferred) to our residents who are available for snow removal. The persons on the list will provide snow removal only for Harwood Heights and bordering areas of Norridge. Payment arrangements are to be made between… Read More: 2019-20 Winter Snow Shovelers Needed
The Interim Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Plan (IFQ) is scheduled to begin on Sunday, November 3, 2019. For each week, a primary and secondary runway use configuration is provided to accommodate potential change in wind direction. The IFQ will be in place until May 2020 when pavement rehab is scheduled to take place on Runway… Read More: ONCC Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Plan
The Community Center will be hosting programs during the months of September, October, and November. The following programs will be offered in 5-week sessions: ABC’s and 123’s Playschool is a Parent-tot program for children ages 2-5; and Small Stars Athletes will offer Parent-tot (ages 2-5) and Biddy (ages 4-7) programs. A Water Color Workshop will… Read More: Recreation Center Fall Programs
The Harwood Heights Police Department encourages residents who are conducting Craigslist or other online sales transactions to use the parking lot or lobby of the Police Station to ensure that the buyers and sellers complete the sale safely. Many police departments are joining a national trend by offering “Safe Havens” to deter thefts or robberies… Read More: Police Dept Safe Haven For Online Transactions
The Harwood Heights Police Department would like your help solving crime. They are implementing a new, voluntary program and would like to partner with residents or businesses that have surveillance cameras and would like to help. With camera systems becoming more and more prevalent, they are asking Harwood Heights residents and businesses that would like… Read More: Police Dept Surveillance Camera Program
On September 17, 2018 the Municipal Consolidated Dispatch (MCD) began dispatching for Harwood Heights, Norridge, and Schiller Park Police Departments – as well as for Norwood Park and Schiller Park Fire Departments. The MCD Board of Directors holds one meeting on the second Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise posted. All meetings are held in… Read More: FY 2019-2020 MCD Meeting Dates
In keeping with the Village’s desire to help the environment, we have an ongoing curbside recycling program. Pick-up is every other week on your normal garbage pick-up day. Our contracted waste/landscaping hauler is Republic Services. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with their brochure which lists items that can or cannot be recycled. To… Read More: Republic Services Recycling Brochure
One of the community programs that the Harwood Heights Police Department offers to all Village residents is a Vacation Watch Service. If you are going on vacation and would like the Police to keep watch on your home, please complete/submit the provided form. The Police Department will make every effort to check your residence while… Read More: Police Dept Residence Vacation Watch