The Niles Public Works Department is hosting its second annual open house on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The event will be held from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Niles Public Works campus located at 6849 W. Touhy Avenue in Niles. Come learn about all of the services provided by the department and experience fun for all ages. Complimentary hot dogs, ice cream, popcorn and beverages will be provided while you experience firsthand what goes on behind the scenes. Take a trip up to seventy feet high in the bucket truck and ride in the street sweeper. Watch demonstrations on tree rigging, stormwater, sign making, and how drinking water enters your home, flows through the pipes and exits via the sewers. Climb into various trucks and pieces of heavy equipment. Learn about the award-winning snow and ice control program. Tour the fleet maintenance facility and see the Niles Free Bus, fire equipment and police squad cars where they are repaired and maintained. You can even win a customized street sign! Bring some spending money for the Niles Public Works yard sale. Please bring non-perishable food items to benefit the Niles Family Services Food Pantry. There will be something for everyone and you will get to meet the wonderful men and women who provide these excellent services to the residents and businesses of Niles.
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