Bartlett is a community all are proud to call home. We are a Village that values our past, cherishes our present and works together to thoughtfully plan for the future.
Welcome to the Village of Bartlett web site. We hope we've made it easy for you to find the information you need, when you need it, and we invite you to come back often for an online visit.
Village Board & Committees - Tuesday, 6/18/2013 at 7 p.m.
Clean Up Week
June 17 thru June 22
Spend the week cleaning out your basement, closets and drawers, and then bring your old light bulbs, personal documents and formal dresses to Village Hall for disposal. (see whole schedule...)
Used Vehicle Listed on EBay
The Bartlett Police Department has listed a used 4-door sedan for auction on E-Bay. The auction will end on June 21 at 3:02 p.m. Please use the link below to see the vehicle and details of the auction.
Farmers Market -- Every Friday thru 9/13
from 2 to 7 p.m. (open extra hour)
outside Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street
Shop for fresh produce, baked goods, jewelry, and much more, in the heart of downtown Bartlett. Parking for the market is available in the Village Hall employee parking lot (on the south side of Village Hall). For weather updates and cancellation notices during the season, please call the Farmers Market hotline, 630-540-5439.
Fun and Entertainment
Come enjoy the weekly entertainment, which includes balloon animals, juggling, a meet & greet with the Bartlett Police and much, much more! Kids’ crafts & children’s story times are back! On June 21, the kids' craft will be a seed starter for young gardeners.
Visit the Farmers Market webpage for a full list of vendors & schedule of fun events.
The Bartlett Farmers Market is also on Facebook, so find the page and become a fan.
Art Exhibit & Festival of the Arts
Exhibit runs June 4 to 28
Artist Reception: Tues, 6/18 at 5:30 p.m.
Bartlett Village Hall 2nd Floor Gallery
Arts in Bartlett presents a new exhibit at the Bartlett Village Hall gallery. The June exhibit is a Bartlett Festival of the Arts 2013 Preview Show. Hours are Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Sat, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information about the exhibit, call 630-372-4152 or go to www.artsinbartlett.org.
Arts in Bartlett’s annual Festival of the Arts is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 29 & 30, in Bartlett Park at Oak and North Avenues. A free juried art show, nonstop entertainment on the main stage until dark on Saturday and 5 pm on Sunday, children’s art activities in the gazebo, food, wine and beer tent, and Young Art Appreciators (YAA!) “kids only” tent to purchase original art for $1, $2, or $5. See 2013 Arts Festival page at www.artsinbartlett.org for a full list of artists and entertainment schedule. Call 630-372-4152 for more information.
Depot Museum Birthday Bash!
All Aboard for the Depot’s 140th Birthday Bash! In 1873, Luther and Sophia Bartlett donated a portion of their land to the Chicago & Pacific Railroad, which was building a new rail line from Chicago to Elgin. In June of that year, Bartlett’s depot was constructed.
To celebrate this landmark occasion, a birthday party will be held on Thursday, June 27. (read more...)
Change in Taste & Odor of Water
Village of Bartlett, June 4, 2013 -- The Village has been receiving calls recently about a change in the taste and odor of water in some parts of Bartlett's distribution system. This is caused by the annual algae growth in water that is purchased from the City of Elgin. It is an aesthetic problem and the water remains perfectly safe. (read more...)
2013 Road Resurfacing Newsletter #8
The 2013 RESURFACING PROJECT is underway. This is a 32-mile project to be completed by November 1, 2013. (read more...)
Fourth of July Festival, July 3 - July 7
The Bartlett Fourth of July Committee invites you to celebrate at Apple Orchard Park.
Fireworks Extravaganza -- Thursday 7/4 at 9:30 p.m.
Bartlett Lions Club Parade - Sunday, 7/7 at 1 p.m.
The Village invites you to help repeat the overwhelming success of last year’s community garage sale this summer. Bartlett’s 2013 Village-Wide Garage Sale will run from Thursday, 8/8, through Saturday, 8/10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. A map for the event, including the addresses of all participating households, will be available at Village Hall and on the Village website. The Village will also publicize the garage sale in the newspaper and the Bartletter.
Residents who would like to participate and have their address listed on the map can fill out the village-wide garage sale application at Village Hall or by using the link below. Applications must be submitted by Saturday, 7/6.
Apply to participate in Village-wide Garage Sale
Memorial Day 2013
Bartlett's Memorial Day Walk this year included the traditional cannon salute, speakers, bagpipers and, most importantly, the reading of veterans' names. Rep. Tammy Duckworth was not able to attend the event, but sent the following letter to the community.