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.
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: O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission News
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 Recreation Center is hosting a Crafters and Vendor Fair on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 . Vendors will have a variety of arts, crafts, gifts, and many other items just in time for the holiday season. This would be a great time to pick up that special item for even the hardest… Read More: Fall Craft Fair – Recreation Center
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
Per the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 625 ILCS 5/11-208.6 Automated Traffic Law Enforcement System: “(k-7) A municipality or county operating an automated traffic law enforcement system shall conduct a statistical analysis to assess the safety impact of each automated traffic law enforcement system at an intersection following installation of the system. The statistical analysis shall be… Read More: Crash Data & Analysis – Harlem & Foster