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MGP Public Meeting Tonight

A public meeting regarding the former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site will be held tonight at the First Lutheran Church, 2519 Grove Street, from 5:30-7:30 PM. The meeting will be hosted by Stantec who will perform the future remediation efforts at the site. All are welcome to attend. Read More »

ABCA PUBLIC MEETING CANCELED

NOTICE: The ABCA Public Meeting scheduled for tonight, 9/21, has been canceled. The meeting will be rescheduled in the near future. We apologize for any inconvenience. Read More »

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ABCA NOW OPEN

As previously mentioned on August 25, 2009, the City has now posted the Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) for public review and comment. The comment period starts today, September 3, 2009 and will conclude on October 2, 2009. You can access and read the full ABCA document via the Blue Island Brownfields Intiative site. Read More »

NOTICE OF 30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The City of Blue Island announces that the draft Analyses of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) will be available for a public review and comment for a 30-day period starting September 3, 2009. The ABCA relates to the planned remediation activities at 12200 South Marshfield Avenue at the Northeast Mixed-Use Commercial Site. The City of Blue Island has applied for financial ... Read More »

District 130 awarded 2008 Safe Routes to School Grant

School District District 130 was awarded a 2008 Safe Routes to School grant of $52,350 to improve the safety for students who walk and bike to school in Blue Island. The award includes $ 3,550 to improve a crosswalk on 123rd St & $48,800 to install crosswalks & school zone markings in several locations. The Illinois Safe Routes To School ... Read More »