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Current Topics

Central and Main Proposed Redevelopment

First Equity Group, LLC and Harlem Irving Companies are proposing a multi-family redevelopment of the property at the northwest corner of Central Rd and Main Street.

Informational Open House: 
Trezeros (302 W. Northwest Hwy) | Monday, December 17 | 5 PM – 7 PM 

Page updated November 30, 2018.

Maple Street Lofts - E. Prospect Ave & Maple St.

Page updated October 24, 2018. Note:  this item has not yet been scheduled for a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. As soon as a meeting date is determined, it will be posted on the Village website and social media platforms. 

Downtown Transportation and Parking Studies

There is a Committee of the Whole scheduled for the discussion of these studies on November 13, 2018. Page updated October 16, 2018.

Edwin and Elsie (Meyn) Busse Park [Busse Pocket Park]

Two park concepts were released at a Public Charrette on October 24. View Concept 1 "Cut" and Concept 2 "Perforation", or view the slides from the event. Learn more about the Busse Park design process by visiting the park's project page. Page updated October 29, 2018.

Fire Headquarters/Station 13 Relocation Discussion - 111 E. Rand Road 

A construction manager and architect has been selected and public meetings are ongoing. Page updated October 3, 2018.

Police Relocation Discussion - 799 Biermann Court

Learn more about the proposed police headquarters at 799 Biermann Court, including the purchase of land, related key dates and public meetings, concept plans and FAQs. Page updated October 3, 2018.

NOTE: future curb cut access to this building along Kensington Road will allow a change of address to 911 E. Kensington Road. References to either 799 Biermann Ct or 911 E. Kensington Rd are for the same building - once the Police Headquarters opens, its address will be 911 E. Kensington Road.

Police and Fire Department Space Needs Analysis

Find the report detailing the existing conditions at Police Headquarters and Fire Station 13 (112 E. Northwest Hwy).

TIF Portal (Tax Increment Financing)

Find information on the Village's Prospect & Main TIF, adopted in 2017, current Downtown Development Projects, TIF Performance Metrics as well as our recently dissolved Downtown TIF District No. 1. View Ordinances, Minutes and other TIF Documents in the TIF Document Portal. Pages updated November 7, 2018.

Cover Final Report Leaders Guide 2018Village Strategic Plan 2018

Learn about the Village's Strategic Planning process and associated documents, which help prioritize projects for Village Departments throughout the year.  

View the Policy Agenda for 2017-2018, which includes Targets for Action as determined by the Village Board, as well as those priorities identified by the Village Manager. The complete Leaders Guide for 2018 serves as a policy handbook for Village staff to reference throughout the year, ensuring that  staff efforts are focused on specific, prioritized projects.

Busse Road Improvement Study by Cook County

This Phase I engineering study is being initiated by Cook County to examine potential improvements along Busse Road between Golf and Central Roads.

Central/Weller Crossing

Learn more about this pedestrian crosswalk, including IDOT correspondence and project status as well as grant history and litigation.

2018 Prevailing Wage Rates

Prevailing wages are  established by the State of Illinois for public works projects provided by contractors.   The prevailing wage rates for Cook County effective September 1, 2017.

Community Survey

The Village conducted a resident survey in September 2016 with the assistance of a consultant, ETC Institute. The survey asked residents to rate their experiences with Village services, programs and community outreach. The results of this survey was presented to the Village board in November of 2016. View the results of the survey, including maps of summary data


Village Government Structure & Operations

Village's Current Board of Trustees.

Village Boards, Commissions, and Committee meeting dates our found on the Public Meeting Schedule as well as our Meeting Calendar.

Agendas for upcoming Village Board, Committee of the Whole, and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are available through BoardDocs.

Archives of previous meeting packets and minutes are available on Laserfiche WebLink.

Find contact information for Village Administration here.

Information on the Village finances, including annual reports, are found on the Finance Department page. Finance also has information on various taxes, including rates and distribution.

The Village's Human Resources Department has Village Compensation and Collective Bargaining Agreements available online.


Freedom of Information Requests

To request public records from the Village, please use our CRM portal.  Choose the appropriate FOIA category, fill out the fields completely and submit.  It will be routed to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer. Village staff will reply within five days. Learn more...


Lobbying / Advocacy Information

The Village of Mount Prospect does not engage in any direct legislative lobbying through a paid lobbyist or lobby firm. However, Village Board members and staff participate in a variety of professional organizations and intergovernmental cooperatives. At times, these groups have taken positions on specific legislative issues that have a direct affect on their membership or the stated goals of the organization. Learn more about Advocacy... 

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