Home / Author Archives: jodi (page 11)

Author Archives: jodi

Blue Island awarded $102,250 Preserve America Grant

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett, along with Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Chairman John L. Nau III, announced the second round of Preserve America Grants for 2008, including a $102,250 award to Blue Island for the development of Comprehensive Cultural Heritage Marketing & Outreach Strategy.  The project will involve a joint effort between the Community Development (formerly Planning) and Marketing Departments, ... Read More »

Free Ads on WDDE for Local Businesses

The City of Blue Island is offering free television ads for Blue Island Businesses on the City’s cable channel WDDE to help with this difficult holiday shopping season.  Please send your basic information to Carol Reihel or call 708.396.7004. CLICK HERE for a printable form.  Be sure to include any promotions you’d like to offer.  “Example: Stefanelli & Sons, a phone ... Read More »

Blue Island Farmers Market

Eat Healthy! Shop Local!  The School District 130, Alliance For Healthier Generation Committee, sponsored Farmers Market opened July 14th. The fresh produce market will be held every Tuesday, July 14th – October 13, 2008 from 3-7pm in the First Midwest Bank parking lot.  For additional information email Raeann Zylman or Wendy Bumphis at District 130. First Midwest Bank 12015 S. Western Ave Blue Island, IL 60406 Potential ... Read More »

Western Ave 2-Way Traffic Feasibility Study

Kenig, Lindgren, O’Hara, Aboona, Inc. (KLOA) will kick off the long-awaited Western Avenue 2-Way Traffic Feasibility Study on October 28, 2008.  The firm intends to complete data collection (traffic counts) before the end of Fall and anticipates to finish the project in early Spring 2009.  During the course of the study, KLOA will evaluate the feasibility of returning Western Avenue ... Read More »

Western Avenue Corridor Study RFP Finalists

The City of Blue Island has selected Civiltech, Gewalt Hamilton, KLOA/Christopher Burke, and Land Strategies as RFP finalists for the Western Avenue Traffic Feasibility Study. Interviews will be conducted in mid-August, with a final decision anticipated before the end of the month.  Special thanks to all who responsed to this RFP. This their. Once by I and: very I out ... Read More »