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Division Street Bridge GRAND Opening!

The day many Blue Islanders have waited for: Mayor Vargas, all Blue Island elected officials, and State Rep Bob Rita invite YOU to attend the GRAND OPENING of the Division Street Bridge! The celebration begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 4. Meet at the south end of the bridge, at Canal Street. Read More »

Flooding in your Community Meeting

  Cook County and its Partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. This is a follow-up to the community meeting that Cook County held in February 2015 in which your neighbors expressed frustration at the chronic flooding in their neighborhoods. ... Read More »

Project Manager Position

The City of Blue Island is seeking a contractor for the construction of the Blue Island Recreation Center. The job duties of the position include, but are not limited to, manages the rehabilitation and construction of the Blue Island Recreation Center and supervises all subcontractors. The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day decisions of running this construction project, as ... Read More »

RFP: Blue Island Recreation Center Facility & Grounds Renovations

The City of Blue Island is seeking proposals from qualified general contracting firms to provide professional services to the City for execution of renovations and facility improvements to one of its open space/recreational facilities: Blue Island Recreation Center, located at 2805 W. 141st Street. The City has a strong commitment to a sustainable Blue Island, including a commitment to providing ... Read More »

Calumet National Heritage Area Feasibility Study

As part of the Calumet Region (from the Indiana Dunes to Blue Island) becoming a National Heritage Area, the Field Museum is conducting Community Conversations. Topics covered to date are the Arts, Industry and History in the Calumet area. The next topic is Environmental Heritage in the Calumet Region. Since this is a Bi-state effort two meetings will be held; ... Read More »