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Community Campus Plan

Community Campus Aerial

The Village of Bourbonnais is currently making efforts to promote new activity and vitality within our central core, including planning for an enhanced community campus to offer a range of activities and events for both residents and visitors of all ages. To assist in this effort, the Village has commissioned The Lakota Group–an urban planning and landscape architecture consulting firm–to lead a creative planning and visioning process for the Municipal Center and surrounding areas within the center of the community.

The purpose of this planning effort is to establish a community-approved vision and framework for transforming the Municipal Center area into a high-quality, year-round destination. In addition to providing initial design concepts for a new gathering space, the Community Campus Plan will focus on key goals of placemaking, promoting community identity & pride, and fostering economic development.

The Community Campus master planning process launched in 2019 and is expected to be completed in the 2020, with several opportunities for community input provided along the way.


Concepts Survey Coming Soon!

Over 1,200 of you have participated in the Community Campus planning and we couldn't be more excited that you're so excited! Our team has been busy diving through data and your feedback on how you Imagine Bourbonnais.

Now comes the fun part: the community roll-out! Look for our next phase of engagement with the preferred concepts and naming contest via our online survey due out later this month! Did someone say contest? Yes, YOU can possibly name this future project. Be a part of Bourbonnais history!

Additional project updates, information and engagement outreach will be posted here in the future – check back for more opportunities to get involved and help us 'Imagine Bourbonnais'!