Wednesday, October 26, 2016

City Council

The City of Blue Island is governed by the Mayor, City Clerk, and 14 Aldermen representing 7 wards.

City Council meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7:00PM in City Council Chambers located in the City Hall East Annex, 2434 W. Vermont Street.


Ward Map


First Ward
George Poulos – 708-267-9369
Tom Hawley – 708-612-5463
Second Ward
Fred Bilotto – 708-932-2907
Leticia Vieyra
Third Ward
Kevin Donahue – 708-631-3247
Nancy Rita – 708-385-2183
Fourth Ward
Candace Carr- 708-824-9171
Alecia Slattery – 708-252-1720
Fifth Ward
Janice Ostling –  708-897-0512
Ken Pittman-708-388-8566
Sixth Ward
Dexter Johnson – 708-275-3961
Jairo Frausto – -708-307-4449
Seventh Ward
James Johanson-708-704-2387
Nancy Thompson – 708-597-5352

Tom Hawley – Mayor Pro Tem


Finance Committee

Chair: Alderman Nancy Rita

Meetings:  2nd Thursday of every month, 5:30pm City Council Chambers

  • Fees
  • Investments
  • Budget
  • Capital Improvement Programming 


Judiciary Committee

Chair: Alderman Jairo Frausto

Meetings:   TBA, City Council Chambers

  • Codes
  • City Legal Matters
  • Licenses
  • Subscription Communications
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management


Public Health and Safety Committee

Chair: Alderman Candace Carr

Meetings:  1st Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm, City Council Chambers

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Emergency Services


Municipal Services Committee

Chair: Alderman Kevin Donahue


1st Thursday of the month, 7:00pm, City Council Chambers

  •  Roads, Bridges, Railroads
  • Parking, Sanitation, Recycling
  • Water and Sewers

Community Development & Human Services Committee

Chair:  Alderman Tom Hawley

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:00pm, City Council Chambers

  • Planning, Zoning
  • Land Use and Open Space
  •  Building Department
  • Youth Services
  • Senior Citizens
  •  Human Relations
  • Health
  • Economic Development

Mayor Pro Tem – Alderman Tom Hawley