Underground storage tanks to manage stormwater is proposed at three park sites: Community Playfield (Phase I), Hibbard Park (Phase II) and Thornwood Park (Phase III). To gather community feedback, The Wilmette Park District will hold public meetings in two separate formats beginning March 11. The schedule follows:


TIME: 7:30 p.m. (prior to the monthly Board of Park Commissioners meeting)

LOCATION: Wilmette Village Hall Council Chambers (1200 Wilmette Ave.)


  • March 11 (to discuss Community Playfield)
  • April 8 (to discuss Hibbard Park)
  • May 13 (to discuss Thornwood Park)


TIME: 6:30 p.m.


  • April 3 at Community Playfield
  • April 24 at Hibbard Park
  • May 22 at Thornwood Park

In the event of inclement weather, the Community Playfield and Thornwood Park sessions will take place at the Mallinckrodt Center, 1041 Ridge Road, and the Hibbard Park session would take place at the Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road.

Individuals who cannot attend a session and would like to provide input can email executive director Steve Wilson at swilson@wilpark.org.

For more information about the Village Stormwater Project, go to www.wilmettestormwater.com.

Click here to download the Hearing and Session Schedule Handout.