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Downtown Event Road Closures 9-16-22

***Richmond Public Works Parking Notice***

Beginning 7AM on Saturday, September 17, the areas shown below will be closed until the evening to accommodate events and pedestrians in the downtown area.




Please move your vehicles if they are parked on the street or in the parking lot to another location BEFORE 7AM.

Beginning 7AM on Sunday, September 18, the same areas will be closed to traffic, except for EAST BROADWAY, and will reopen in the early afternoon after Touch-A-Truck concludes.

Please once again ensure there are no vehicles parked on the street or in the parking lot at that time so Public Works can close the streets/parking lot to accommodate scheduled events.

Thank you for your cooperation!

September Brush Pick-Up Postponed to 9-22-22

The Richmond Public Works Department is going to be very busy getting the town ready for our 150th event weekend next week so we will be postponing the upcoming September brush pick-up by one week to Thursday, September 22nd.

Thank you for your understanding!

280E LLC Q&A 8-18-22

The petitioner, 280E LLC, on the August 22nd, 2022 plan commission meeting agenda, regarding the application for a special use adult-use cannabis dispensary permit and zoning map amendment for 5500 Swallow Ridge Dr, will be holding an informal Q&A session to meet with the public and address any concerns and answer questions regarding the development. This will be a moderated, respectful discussion opportunity before the plan commission meeting (Monday, August 22, 2022). This is not an official Village of Richmond public meeting, this is for informational purposes only hosted by 280E LLC.

WHERE: 5600 Hunter Drive, Richmond IL 60071, in the board room.

WHEN: Thursday, August 18th between 6-7PM

This meeting is open for all to attend.

Richmond Police Department Press Release 8-9-22

On August 9, 2022, at 3:28 PM the Richmond Police Department responded to a report of a male subject threatening to shoot people with a gun in the parking lot of The Kensington Manor Apartment Complex.  Richmond Officers quickly arrived on scene, and checked the area. No immediate threat was identified.This incident appears to be an isolated event, and no immediate threat to the general public has been identified. This incident remains under investigation by the Richmond Police Department.Citizens are encouraged to report all suspicious activity by calling 911 immediately. 

Highlands of Kensington Manor Emergency Water Main Break / Service Shut Down 5-22-22


The Richmond water distribution system in your area will be shut down today May, 22nd, 2022 due to an emergency water main break on Route 12. Our Public Works crew is working diligently to address this major infrastructure break and we ask for your patience while they coordinate the repair. Due to the size of the break, water service must be completely shut down for a period of time. Updates will be on-going as the situation develops. Please check the Facebook page or sign up for the E-News blast on the main page for all updates.

Thank you