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Public Meetings for Comprehensive Plan

As a part of this comprehensive planning effort, the City of Blue Island invites local residents, business owners, community leaders and other stakeholders to share their ideas about what the future of Blue Island should look like. The public will have 2 opportunities this month to contribute to the comprehensive plan by attending a special community planning event. These events ... Read More »

Notice of 30-day Public Comment Period: Marshfield Ave PCB Cleanup

The City of Blue Island announces that the draft Analyses of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) for 12200 South Marshfield Avenue will be available for public review and comment for 30 days starting August 12, 2010.  The ABCA relates to the planned remediation activities at  the Northeast Mixed-Use Commercial Park Site.   The public comment period is from August 12 to September 11, 2010. All ... Read More »

PACE 397 Route Elimination

PACE 397 Route Blue Island/Moraine Valley/UPS: Eliminated Effective Mon, Aug 23, 2010 Due to declining ridership and the discontinuation of UPS funding, Pace Bus Route 397 will be eliminated after the last trip on Saturday, August 21, 2010. For details about Pace’s RideShare program and about alternate fixed route service options, please call (847) 364-7223. The Passenger Notice for the ... Read More »

Fay’s Point wins Green Ribbon Award from Friends of the Chicago River

Congratulations to Fay’s Point, LLC, OKW Architects, Inc and partners, on their recent Green Ribbon Award from Friends of the Chicago River in the 1st Annual Blue Ribbon Awards. 1 of 7 inaugural winners, Fay’s Point was recognized “as an excellent example of how residential development can utilize the river to enhance the quality of life for the residents— wild and human alike”. The ... Read More »

U.S. Census Bureau Distributes Census Forms

Blue Islanders Encouraged to Complete and Mail-Back 2010 Census Form Today, the U.S. Census Bureau distributed the 2010 Census to more than 130 million addresses across the nation. Mandated by the U.S. Constitution and conducted every 10 years, the census counts every man, woman and child. Mailing back the census form is the easiest way to participate in the 2010 ... Read More »