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Mayor's Corner


mayor100x150The people of Bourbonnais join me in welcoming you to the Village of Bourbonnais' official website. Bourbonnais is a vibrant, friendly community known as "The Village of Friendship" to more than 18,631 residents of many cultures and faiths. You will discover the Village of Bourbonnais is a great place to work, play and raise a family. I hope that the Village's website will provide you with valuable information about Bourbonnais and our surrounding area.


A Chocolate Tour - February 2nd



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TICKETS ARE OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT!!! Please join the Village of Bourbonnais and the Bourbonnais Township Park District for this 3rd Scoop of the Chocolate Tour Event!  February 2nd, 2019 has been set aside for “A Chocolate Tour” in our Village of Friendship.  From noon to 5:00 PM, you will travel to up to 35 businesses for chocolate treats and surprises! 


Check in will begin at the Village of Bourbonnais Community Room where you will be given your treat bag, “passport” and a map to locate all your chocolate treasures.  Ticketed guests will bop from business to business, collecting treats all along the way!  Each ticketed guest collects one treat at each participating stop.  You may find bonbons, cupcakes, lollipops, chocolate nail polish, and who knows what other surprises! 


A limited quantity of tickets are available, purchase yours today!  Participants that have their passports checked off will be entered in a grand prize raffle courtesy of Andaul Jewelers in Bourbonnais. 


All proceeds will support the Children's Safety Center in Bourbonnais.


Tickets for the Chocolate Tour officially on sale Monday, December 3rd, 2018. Conveniently purchase tickets at http://btpd.org/chocolate_tour.php or visit the Village of Bourbonnais Administration Building or Perry Farm Farmhouse during business hours.



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Servin’ up a 3rd scoop of the Chocolate Tour!


You’re invited to join the Village of Bourbonnais and the Bourbonnais Township Park District for another year of this hugely popular event!  February 2, 2019 has been set aside for the third annual “A Chocolate Tour” in our Village of Friendship.  


Bourbonnais is once again the destination for residents and guests to explore our quaint village and fine businesses.  We believe you will want to join us to host a “Stop” on the Tour ~ or ~ participate as an event sponsor.


The Tour will be structured as it was last year with folks visiting a variety of businesses where they will experience chocolate treats and surprises, all while learning more about you and the products and services you provide. 


Why tasty chocolate concoctions?  Well, Valentine’s Day of course!  This will be a great opportunity to welcome the Valentine’s Day Season while showcasing our business community which is oh, so special to the Village of Bourbonnais.


The goal for this event is to turn 35 local businesses into Chocolate Tour Stops to be visited by your current and potentially new customers between 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m.  We encourage neighboring businesses to work together to create a stop.


Click Here for Chocolate Tour 2018 Sponsor information


Bourbonnais Police Department Testing


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Village of Bourbonnais Police Department

Bourbonnais, Illinois

The Village of Bourbonnais, Illinois is accepting applications on the behalf of the Fire & Police Commission for the position of police officer with the Bourbonnais Police Department.


Starting Salary: $53,476 - $96,512

Population: 19,000

Sworn Police Officers: 25

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Bourbonnais Fire & Police Commission:

  • U.S. citizenship;
  • No felony convictions (or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude as specified in Illinois Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6);
  • Must possess a valid Illinois driver's license;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and under the age of 35 at the time of application (unless otherwise exempt by Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS5/10-2.1-6);
  • Must reside within 30 miles of the village limits within the one (1) year probationary period;
  • Must sign a Training Reimbursement agreement as a condition of employment;
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university (unless otherwise exempt by Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/10 2.1-6);
  • Valid POWER card issued within one (1) year of application deadline (waived for Certified Law Officers);
  • $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.
  • Application Deadline:  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM (CST). 


Required documents (to be submitted at time of application):

  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Birth certificate
  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • College or University Transcripts/Diploma showing Associate’s Degree (unless otherwise exempt)
  • Valid POWER card issued on or after February 18, 2018 (unless waived)
  • If applicant has military service, a copy of his or her Military Service Record Form DD-214
  • Incomplete or defective applications will not be accepted and will disqualify the applicant



  1. Submit Application: Applicants must complete and submit all application materials by Monday, February 18, 2019 @ 4:00 PM (CST). 
  1. Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 (8:00 AM) At Olivet Nazarene University, Olivet Weber Center Room 104 (1 University Ave, Bourbonnais, IL 60914)


For more information or to apply, please visit:



The Village of Bourbonnais is an Equal Opportunity Employer



New Administration Hours


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Christmas Tree Pickup




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Village Snow Ordinance Reminder



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Bourbonnais Interceptor Project


*UPDATE - January 2nd*


Effective Monday, January 7th, Mid Court Drive from Anita Drive to High Point Circle South will be closed to all through traffic from the north for a period of approximately 3-4 weeks.


Updates will be made as they become available. We thank you for you patience and apologize for any inconvenience during this time.





Bourbonnais will begin the $10 Million sewer project.  The Village of Bourbonnais will begin construction of the most expensive project in village history, as it prepares for the new Interstate 57 interchange and a 1,200-acre business and industrial park at Bourbonnais Parkway.

The board unanimously accepted a $10.1 million contract with Kankakee Valley Construction Company Inc. to complete the first phase of a six-mile sewer system. Kankakee Valley Construction will complete the first 4 miles, which will run from the Perry Farm area through town to St. George Road.

Construction begins this summer (June) with the project expected to be completed by next year. The second phase of the project, which village officials believe will cost about $1.5 million, will connect to the interceptor at St. George Road and run to Bourbonnais Parkway.

"We are looking at the new interchange being complete by summer of 2018," Mayor Paul Schore said. "We want to things in place and utilities ready to go for future businesses and industries to come in."

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Online Bill Pay


Did you know the Village of Bourbonnais has an online bill pay feature? Follow this link to easily and efficiently stay current on your sewer/garbage bill.


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Business Directory


Bourbonnais business owners: Get the word out about what your business has to offer by adding it to the Village website's Business Directory! Use this form to submit your business to the directory, and join the dozens of business owners already taking advantage of this free feature.





Local Restaurants


Hungry? Click the picture to take a look at some of the varied and delicious dining options found in the Village of Bourbonnais.


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Sustainability Efforts


Click on the image to read about past sustainablility efforts of the Village of Bourbonnais, and ones going on right now!


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River Valley Metro


For times and specific routes, click here.


For University Park shuttle routes, click here.


For Midway Airport shuttle routes, click here.


New System Map



Bourbonnais Parkway Interchange


Click the picture to read about Bourbonnais' newest and most substantial project.






Pay Online

Village of Bourbonnais is now accepting online payments. Click on PAY BILL link below to pay your sewer bill.



Our parks offer a myriad of activities from passive to active, including basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic shelters, bike trails and river access.

The Village of Bourbonnais operates under the Council/Administrator form of government. The Village Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village, and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Village. The Administrator is appointed by the President and Board of Trustees and serves as business manager, attends all Board meetings and makes recommendations to the Board. The Village Administrator is responsible for implementing the policies and directives of the Village President and Board of Trustees.

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Village Hall

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Bourbonnais, IL 60914



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