2021 Kirkland Fall Festival

Attention Residents: We are quickly approaching our 2021 Kirkland Fall Festival!  There are many great activities sponsored by various Kirkland organizations planned throughout the day on Saturday, September 18th.  Below is the scheduled events for the day:

Village of Kirkland Announcements

A couple of notices from the Village of Kirkland: Pending weather conditions, Village of Kirkland Public Works will be spraying for mosquitos tonight (16 June 2021) based on the potential forecasted rain the next couple of days and upcoming 4th of July Festivities. Also, the Village of Kirkland will be CANCELING the July 6, 2021 […]

Summer Safety Tips for Residents

Attention Residents: As summer quickly approaches and school is about to let out, we wanted to remind everyone of a couple of safety/protection areas. First, as the weather warms some public areas, such as parks or forest preserves, can see the presence of transients.  We ask that residents just be aware of their surroundings and […]


In 2012, the Village of Kirkland passed Ordinance 2012-10, allowing Chickens and Chicken Coops within village limits.  This Municipal Code addressed requirements for Chicken Coops structure and fencing, maximum number of chickens, required square footage per chicken and more.  The Municipal Code also required Chicken Coop owners to obtain a License by meeting certain requirements […]


Due to Cell Phone Carrier FCC requirements, the Village of Kirkland had to change our Text Program number from a 5-digit number (36000) to a regular phone number.  The image below shows the NEW Village of Kirkland number.  Existing members do not need to take any action. If you are interested in joining the Village […]

Village of Kirkland Positions

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: The Consolidated Elections are just over a week away, taking place on Tuesday, April 6th. Relative to the Village of Kirkland, we have no contested races for Village President or Village Trustee.  The Village will have a vacancy for a 2-Year Village of Kirkland Trustee position that no one filed to run for […]

Village of Kirkland Winter Weather Reminders

Attention Residents: As many of you are aware, DeKalb County is under a Winter Storm Warning beginning this afternoon and continuing thru Sunday evening.  The forecast is calling for 6+” of snow and sustained winds of 20-25mph with gusts near 35mph.  With that said, there are a couple of reminders we would like to make […]

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 […]

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 […]