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Posted on: February 12, 2020

J.U.L.I.E. Locates for Telephone Service Installation

The Village has received several of J.U.L.I.E. requests to mark underground facilities for "telephone services installation." The Village is making these requests available to the public.

Please note that the request to locate underground facilit...

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Additional Information Regarding JULIE 5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Town Hall Meeting on 5G/Small Cell Technology

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As part of the Village’s ongoing efforts to share information with the community, there will be a Town Hall Meeting on 5G/Small Cell Wireless Technology on Thursday, February 13, from 7 - 9 pm, at Lyons Township High School South Campus Corral (...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Answers to questions raised at the January 27, 2020 Village of Western Springs Village Board Meeting

Does the fiber permit application submitted by Ledcor on behalf of MCI/Verizon trigger the 90 day review timeline required by Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act?

No, the fiber permit is not subject to the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. The...

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Online Form for Town Hall Questions 5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Statement Regarding Inaccurate Information Circulating on Social Media

The Village has recently been made aware of mis-information circulating on social media pertaining to the January 27, 2020 Board Meeting and the recent release of additional FOIA documentation.

Comments on social media stated that the Village Board refused...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Board Response to Resident Questions Posed on January 13, 2020

The Board of Trustees respond to questions posed at the January 13, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting. You can read the questions and responses here.

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Statement from President Gallagher

You can read it here, or watch the meeting here

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Senator Glowiak-Hilton Moves to Establish 5G Task Force

State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) introduced legislation to establish a task force to research the health effects of 5G infrastructure.

Senate Joint Resolution 55 would create the 5G Task Force to identify any possible health risks asso...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Planning and Zoning Committee Meeting

The Village Planning and Zoning Committee will meet on Friday, January 24 at 8:00 am, in the All Purpose Room on the lower level of Village Hall. Though the committee usually meets in the evening, this date and time was established to discuss a variety of...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 15, 2020

MCImetro Access Transmission Services - Permit Application #1 for Fiber Optic Cable Installation

** The Village of Western Springs is currently determining if the proposed permit for the installation of fiber optic cable within the Village is related to 5G cellular wireless. Additional information will be made available once it is received by the Vil...

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Small Cell Wireless Technology 5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ComED Permit Application: Work Task 16167192 - Pole Replacement and Approval

** Due to resident questions from the 01/13/20 Board meeting regarding ComED utility poles located in portions of Forest Hills, the Village is making the ComED permit application available for reference.**

** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORK DOES NOT RELATE TO A...

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5G News and Permit Applications
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Crown Castle Permit Application #1 (withdrawn 1/8/20)

** THIS PERMIT APPLICATION WAS WITHDRAWN BY CROWN CASTLE FIBER LLC, AS OF 1/8/2020. **

Crown Castle Fiber LLC has submitted a permit application for the "Installation of a small wireless facility on an existing wood utility pole" within the Villa...

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Small Cell Wireless Technology 5G News and Permit Applications