Friday, February 12, 2016


Ward Redistricting Committee – Public Hearing Schedule

Date Activity December 3rd, 2015 1st Public Hearing December 10th, 2015 Public input on redistricting plans due to City Clerk’s  Office or you can bring them to the hearing for first draft review December 10th, 2015 2nd Public Hearing Week of December 13th, 2015 The Redistricting Committee will release their first draft January 7th, 2016  1st Public Hearing of the ... Read More »

Thorntons Redevelopment

  Work has already started at the northwest corner of Burr Oak Ave and Vincennes Rd. The current construction project is being redeveloped as a Fuel Center and Convenience Store along with a future site for new retail or a restaurant.  Work has begun on site preparation, bringing in clean fill for the parking area and preparing to demolition the ... Read More »

Public Notice of Ward Redistricting Committee – 1st Public Hearing

Public Notice is hereby given that there will be a meeting of the Ward Redistricting Committee for the City of Blue Island on: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the East Annex of the City of Blue Island, 2434 Vermont St, Blue Island, Illinois to consider the following agenda: Roll Call Public Hearing on Ward Redistricting from Community ... Read More »

$1.6 million grant awarded to City of Blue Island for Chatham Street Bridge

Phase III of the Chatham Street Bridge got a major boost recently when the City of Blue Island was awarded a $1.6 million grant as part of the federal Surface Transportation Program (“STP”). The federal funds will be used to complete the third phase of what has been  a multi-phase project to make sidewalk, lighting, landscaping, and other improvements along ... Read More »

Elf on the Shelf

Saturday, November 28th to Saturday, December 5th Beginning Small Business Saturday, November 28th, and running through December 5th, visit your favorite businesses and find Blue, our elf on the Shelf, hiding somewhere in the store. Pick up an entry form and get the clerk to initial next to their business name. Go to the other businesses and find him and ... Read More »