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.
Union Ridge School is partnering with Amita Health RMC and New Hope Food Pantry to provide FREE lunches for ALL children 18 and under. The meals will be served in the lunchroom (lower level) at Union Ridge School – 4600 N. Oak Park Ave, Harwood Heights, 60706 – Monday through Friday, 12 noon to 1:00… Read More: Free Summer Meals For Children 18 And Under
Per their website, “The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) works for the more than five million residents of the second largest county in the United States. Cook County is vulnerable to many hazards from extreme weather to terrorist attacks. We have a fundamental responsibility to do all we can to… Read More: Cook County Dept of Homeland Security Survey
Electronic recycling and shredding will take place at the Village Hall on Saturday, July 20, from 9:00 am – noon. Bring electronics such as microwaves, toasters, printers, VCRs, and DVD players. Limit 1 TV/tube computer per household. Electronics will be collected until the truck is full. Shredding does NOT accept cardboard, plastic bags, books or… Read More: Electronic Recycling & Shredding Event
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
If you are a resident or if you own a business in Harwood Heights, please provide the Police Department with your emergency contact information. We ask that you review your information on a regular basis to make sure it is always up-to-date. To report and/or update your emergency contact info, simply complete/submit the online form… Read More: Police Dept Emergency Contact Info
The Village of Harwood Heights holds various meetings each month. All meetings are held at the Village Hall located at 7300 W. Wilson Avenue, Harwood Heights, 60706. For a full list of 2019 meeting dates for Board meetings, Committee of the Whole meetings, Fire & Police Commission meetings, Plan Commission meetings, Youth Commission meetings, Zoning… Read More: 2019 Meeting Dates By Committee