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Police Officer and Firefighter-EMT Exams

The Civil Service Commission in the City of Blue Island, IL will conduct examinations for the purpose of providing an eligibility list of persons qualified to be appointed to the positions of Police Officer and Firefighter-EMT.  Click on a link below for details. PLEASE NOTE:  Correction on the Firefighter Exam Notice Below:  Applications submitted after September 6, 2013, 5:00pm or ... Read More »

Fire Department Fundraiser

The Blue Island Fire Department was awarded a FEMA grant for more than $200,000 to purchase new telecommunication gear to enhance firefighter safety and effectiveness!  This grant requires Blue Island to match a portion of the amount awarded.  To help with this effort, the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce and Industry is holding a fundraiser at Double Play Saloon, 13011 Western Avenue, on ... Read More »

National Night Out against crime

Join the Blue Island Police Department for National Night Out against crime on Tuesday, August 6th from 6pm-9pm.  There will be a dunk tank, games, prizes, K9 demonstration and  much more!  National Night Out  flyer. Read More »

A Message from Mayor Domingo Vargas

 I must admit to you, this has been one of the most challenging weeks as Mayor. Finding out last Thursday evening that I had lost a dear friend, a colleague, and our Mayor Pro Tem was almost too much to bear. The support of my staff, the outpouring of concern and love for Michael Janko from every corner of Blue ... Read More »

Fire Department Fundraiser

The Blue Island Chamber of Commerce is raising money (to be matched by Great Lakes Bank) so the Fire Department can purchase new radio equipment. Includes dinner, raffle items and cash bar.  When: Saturday, August 17, 6 – 9 p.m., $10  Where: Double Play Saloon, 13011 S. Western Ave. Read More »