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Governor Announces Phase 3 of Restore Illinois Plan Begins May 29

The Village of Bensenville has moved from Phase 2 to Phase 3 of the State’s 5-Phase "Restore Illinois" Plan, along with certain modifications, beginning May 29. Village staff worked with local businesses to find creative solutions to support reopening, while adhering to the State’s guidelines. Read the guidelines for reopening businesses and returning people to work safely.

The categories of businesses that will be allowed to reopen in Phase 3, with specific restrictions, include:  

  •     Health & Fitness Businesses
  •     Manufacturing Businesses
  •     Offices
  •     Personal Care Services (Salons, barbershops, spas)
  •     Restaurants and Bars for outdoor service
  •     Retail businesses
  •     Service Counters
  •     Youth Sports

Village President DeSimone signed Executive Order 2020-04. This order permits outdoor dining in accordance with Governor Pritzker’s Phase 3 Reopening which is set to go into effect tomorrow. Restaurants will be required to submit an application prior to commencing out door dining.

Follow the link to view all COVID-19 related Governor Executive Orders

Village Hall and municipal buildings are closed to the publicEffective immediately, Bensenville is suspending in-person services where possible, and getting creative by using technology to better serve our clients during this time, please conduct business with the Village using these remote methods. Bensenville’s emergency services will continue to be available to residents, and we will share any additional updates on the Village’s website and social media channels. The Village is working diligently to combat the spread of this illness, and we appreciate your cooperation as we continue to do so. We can, and will, navigate this difficult time together.

  • If you need to connect with the Village, leave a non- emergency message at 630-766-8200 and the appropriate person will respond return your call as soon as possible.
  • The Village will be adhering to State restrictions prohibiting indoor dining at local restaurants. During this difficult time, residents are encouraged to support our local businesses that are offering pickup and delivery. Please contact local restaurants to see if they are able to provide services.
  • Customers cannot consume alcoholic beverages if waiting for a pick up in a restaurant. The Executive Order mandates no on-site food or beverage consumption.
  • All Committee meetings have been cancelled until further notice.
  • The Village Board will meet for its regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meetings at Village Hall. Residents who wish to make public comment or have their name read into the record can do so by completing the online public comment form by 6pm the day of the meeting. Residents may watch the meeting live at this link or on demand the following day in the Bensenville Media Center.
  • The Community Development Commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meetings at Village Hall. Residents who wish to make public comment or have their name read into the record can do so the following ways: (View Public Comment Rules PDF).  Residents may watch the meeting live at this link.
  • In conjunction with other utilities in Illinois, the Village will not be terminating water service or penalizing customers who fall behind on TV water bill payments. The Village will work with residents and businesses during this difficult time.
  • All door-to-door solicitation permits have been revoked by the Village.

Illinois COVID-19 Hotline and Email Address

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is posting updates on its website that include summaries outlining case numbers and a map and list of affected states and countries. If you have questions about Coronavirus, you may call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1(800) 889-3931 or, email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV at any time. 

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Village President Frank DeSimone Issues Executive Orders Offering Relief to Residents and Businesses

As COVID-19 continues to impact the community, Village President Frank DeSimone has issued several executive orders in an effort to further reduce COVID-19 impacts in Bensenville. 

The executive orders include:

  • Village President DeSimone signed Executive Order 2020-04. This order permits outdoor dining in accordance with Governor Pritzker’s Phase 3 Reopening which is set to go into effect tomorrow. Restaurants will be required to submit an application prior to commencing out door dining.
  • Extending the current vehicle sticker and dog license renewal deadline from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The Village expects to begin selling vehicle stickers and dog license renewals at the beginning of 2021
  • Water, sewer, and refuse interest or penalties being suspended.
  • Water shut offs suspended through June.
  • Convenience fees have been waived for online payments.
  • Overnight parking restrictions have been suspended.
  • Adjudication dates have been postponed for code enforcement and parking violations.
  • Door-to-Door solicitation licenses are temporarily revoked and new licenses will not be issued during this time.
  • Building permit expiration dates may be extended for ninety (90) days if requested by the permit holder. Fees for extensions are also suspended.
  • Administrative adjudication for red light camera tickets, parking, equipment, and non-moving citations set to be heard in April and May will be continued to June 18. Vehicle tow, seizure, and impound hearings set to be heard in April and May are continued to June 11. No additional fees or penalty’s will be assessed due to this change.
  • Administrative adjudication of all other Village ordinance violations set to be heard in April and May will be continued to June 11. No additional fees or penalty’s will be assessed due to this change.

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Residents may be interested in the following relief efforts, such as payment extensions, which are related to the COVID-19’s societal impact.

  • Village President Frank DeSimone has issued several executive orders in an effort to further reduce COVID-19 impacts 
  • NicorGasComEd, Comcast and AT&T have announced programs which include temporary suspension of shut-offs and related financial relief.
  • To locate a multitude of other community resources, please visit https://dupagecris.org/. This website contains information on where you can find emergency shelter, mental health support, transportation services and more.
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