Village’s Emergency Declaration & Executive Orders

  1. Why did the Mayor declare a state of emergency?
  2. Where can I see all of the orders and resolutions the Village Board has approved?

The Local State of Emergency proclamation grants specific increased temporary powers to Village officials to address life, health and safety issues on an immediate basis relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes emergency purchases necessary to prevent the spread of the pandemic among the community and employees, and the ability to establish emergency locations for Village business, emergency medical services and other necessary services. The proclamation allows the Village to request supplies and resources through the Strategic National Stockpile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Public Health, when and if needed.

Village Services

  1. What's changed at the Village?
  2. Can the Village provide essential services during the pandemic?
  3. Will garbage still be picked up?
  4. How can I pay my water bill or ticket?
  5. Can I still get a permit or schedule an inspection?

Entering Village Hall

Members of the public will be required to maintain six feet of physical distance, wear face coverings, and follow the posted signage. Increased safety precautions and sanitation procedures are in place, including Plexiglas barriers. Please note that access to certain areas of the building will be restricted to limit contact and protect the health of staff and members of the public. 


Due to capacity requirements, some village meetings are being conducted remotely through Zoom. Please check meeting agendas for specific information regarding accessing meetings and submitting public comment. 

Online Services

The Village has increased the online services it offers. Residents can: 


  1. What is COVID and what should I do if I or a family member feels sick?
  2. Are there confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Itasca?
  3. How to get tested
  4. Who Should I Contact if I have Questions

According to the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus that impacts the respiratory system. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

Stay Home if Sick

If you are sick, stay home and limit contact with others. Follow the CDC’s recommendations for "What To Do If You Are Sick."

Credible Resources

The Village also recommends residents refer to these credible resources for timely and accurate information:


  1. Where can I find updated information about Itasca schools, the Itasca Library and Itasca Park District?
  2. How to Help

As each of the above organizations are separate taxing bodies, you will need to visit each of their websites for updated information.