Village of Kirkland Candidate Packets Available

Attention Village of Kirkland Residents: Village of Kirkland Candidate Packets are available for pick-up beginning today, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Kirkland Village Hall.  Packets will be available for the following positions open for election: Three (3) Village of Kirkland Trustees (4-Year Terms) One (1) Village of Kirkland Trustee (2-Year Term) Village President All candidate […]

REMINDER: Secure your Vehicles

Residents:  In the past 24 hours there has been reports of vehicle burglaries.  PLEASE be vigilant in ensuring that your vehicles are secure and locked every evening. Here are a few tips on vehicle and personal belonging security: Lock your doors and roll up the windows – suspects often look for unlocked cars, especially in […]

Kirkland Public Works NO LONGER Accepting Yard Waste

ATTENTION RESIDENTS:   The Village of Kirkland is announcing that beginning Monday, September 2nd, Kirkland Public Works will NO LONGER be able to accept Yard Waste at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.   The Village of Kirkland has been informed that IDNR (Illinois Department of Natural Resources) and IEPA (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency) does not allow […]

Village of Kirkland – IEPA Signage Requirement

Construction of the Bull Run Creek Compensatory Storage Project adjacent to the Colonial Estates Subdivision were financed by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). The SRF program is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and receives a portion of its money to fund these types of projects from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. […]

RECOGNITION: Kudos to the Knitting Club

We would like to take a minute to highlight the efforts of a local organization, the Knitting Club.  This group was started about 15 years ago by Linda Johnson, a local resident.  The inspiration came while she was cutting hair at the Jubilee Center in Rockford.  The main issue during the winter time for those […]

Coyote Awareness

Coyotes are a common wild animal in Illinois, but the population has seen a large increase during the past decade.  The Village of Kirkland has seen an increase in coyote sightings, including in town and the Country Meadows and Kirkwood subdivisions. In the wild, coyotes primarily feed on rabbits, rodents, birds, fruit, and insects; thus […]