"What our Water's Worth" campaign. Learn more about the source of their water, water conservation and the status and use of the regional water supply in general: www.chicagolandh2o.org
Illinois law requires all persons digging, regardless of the depth of the project, to call JULIE at least 48 hours prior to the start of excavation and to begin that excavation. The Village receives locate requests from the Illinois JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators), who can be contacted at (800) 892-0123, or: www.Illinois1call.com
If you suspect that a tree in your neighborhood has been infested with the Emerald Ash Borer, call the Village Forester, at 847-490-6800. Also, if you visit an area where the Emerald Ash Borer is common, do not transport firewood. Please help prevent the spread of this destructive species of beetle. For more information on the Emerald Ash Borer, visit: www.emeraldashborer.info
A list of certified professional arborists is available through the International Society of Arboriculture at: www.isa-arbor.com
Japanese Beetles continue to be a problem this year for residents of Northern Illinois including the Village of Hoffman Estates. The beetles are approximately 3/4' long and easily recognized by their blue/green/copper/silver metallic color. For more information, please visit the Japanese Beetle Homeowners Handbook at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/lpa/pubs/pub_phjbeetle04.pdf (PDF)
Fleet Services mechanics are all ASE dual certified with Master Automotive Technician and Master Truck Technician certifications, to learn more about the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Award go to: www.ase.com
Fleet Services is a member of the Municipal Fleet Managers Association, to learn more about the association go to: www.mfmafleet.us
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