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Reduced Fees for Seniors

The City of Blue Island now offers its seniors who are 65 or older: $5 vehicle stickers (1 per household) Reduced trash rate for primary single family residence (currently 15.36 instead of 25.08) Reduced minimum water usage charge for primary single family residence (1,000 instead of 2,000 gallons per month) In order to ensure that all Seniors are receiving these ... Read More »

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

March 29th, 2016 The final phase of the Chatham Street Bridge project began this week. The first part of the final phase will include the painting of the bridge. Following the painting will include the complete overhaul of the deck and reconstruction of the bridge. It is still on track to be finished in the fall of 2016. To learn ... Read More »