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Apr 29

Initial Notice for the 2021 Street Rehab Project

Posted to 2021 Street Rehabilitation Project by John Guccione

The Engineering Department will hold a virtual open house Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. to review the 2021 Street Rehabilitation Project for impacted residents. Please see the Zoom login information below.  Link to presentation materials can be found here.


Residents who live on or near these streets are encouraged to attend the open house to learn about possible impacts to them during the construction and ask questions to staff and project engineers.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Passcode: z@J5wGwF

Or Telephone: US: 1 312 626 6799  or 1 301 715 8592  

Webinar ID: 823 7139 9394
Passcode: 67659004

CLICK HERE to view the complete "initial notice for the project"

Jul 01

Deerfield Village Wide Drainage Study Open House Update

Posted to Deerfield Village Wide Drainage Study by John Guccione


Similar to other established communities, the Village of Deerfield has historically experienced flooding from local creeks as well as urban flooding when rainfall overwhelms the Village’s storm water system. To assist in evaluating existing conditions and develop alternatives to address identified deficiencies, the Village has retained the services of Christopher B. Burke Engineering to conduct a Village wide drainage study and ultimately, a storm water master
plan. The scope of the master plan includes, but is not limited to, studying and analyzing the existing storm sewer system, building and confirming a hydrologic / hydraulic model, determining flood reduction projects, the preparation of a Village wide drainage study report, and exploring the possible validity of a future storm water utility fee. The ability to accurately understand the Village’s stormwater deficiencies and its future stormwater improvements will allow for the proactive planning and improvement to such areas.

Since the beginning of March, data has been collected throughout the Village to aid in the Village-wide Storm Water Master Plan.  Although the stay-at-home order did force a cancellation the originally scheduled public open house on April 1, it has had a limited impact on steps needed to develop a comprehensive view of the Village’s drainage network.  During the month of May, there were two high intensity storm events in the Village that helped verify the analysis of the storm sewer network. During July, Christopher B. Burke Engineering will also be collecting information from residents to verify the results of this analysis and developing alternatives to mitigate flooding and increasing storm sewer capacity through know problem areas.  Resident and business owner feedback is critical to the success of this project.  A flood damage questionnaire and short presentation will provide an explanation of the project and highlight the schedule and deliverables. This questionnaire and short presentation will be readily available on the Village’s website starting in early July. It will also contain details on how to electronically submit feedback. The Village’s asks that all feedback be submitted to the consultant by July 24.