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Posted on: October 27, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 Update

 

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Cook County COVID-19 RECOVERY Mortgage Assistance Program

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Applications are being accepted now through October 16, 2020, by 4:00 PM:

Cook County COVID-19 RECOVERY Mortgage Assistance Program

Please Note:  This program is only for Suburban Cook County homeowners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandem...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Leaf Pick-up & Street Sweeping Schedule and Map Now Available

Street Sweeping Schedule available under Public Works!!!

View the Street Sweeping Schedule and Map along with the guide and dates of the City's supplemental leaf pick-up program.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Mayor Announces Chicago Heights Receives $477,900 Grant for Euclid Avenue Improvement

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The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways last week approved Chicago Heights’ funding application for the Euclid Avenue repairs as part of the County’s 2020 Invest in Cook Program, according to Gonzalez.

 

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

IL. Housing Development Authority launches Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

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IHDA developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA) to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. If approved, homeowners will receive a grant for up to $15,000 to cover missed mortgage p...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Important Message from Mayor David Gonzalez

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Letter from Mayor in English & Spanish below.

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Cook County Recovery Initiative Offering Emergency Rental Assistance

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The Cook County Community Recovery Initiative, funded by the Cares Act and administered by the Cook County Housing Authority is also offering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program. 

This program is designed for income-eligible renters in suburban...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

IL. Housing Development Authority Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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The IL. Housing Development Authority (IHDA) launched a new Emergency Rental Assistance program. IHDA will be offering up to $5000 in rental assistance to qualified households.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS AUGUST 28TH, 2020.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Mobile Produce Day

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District Notice

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The following notice was received from Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District regarding an increase in their fee.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Nicor Gas - Scam Awareness

Scam Alert

Nicor has issued recommendations on how to be aware if you encounter an individual pretending to be a Nicor employee.  Please read insert on how to properly identify a Nicor Gas employee and avoid being scammed.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Courtesy Update from the Office of the Mayor:

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This is a courtesy update from the City of Chicago Heights Mayor’s Office:

There is a planned protest march on Friday, June 19th,  that will take place on Route 30 from Chicago Road to Hilltop Avenue. The event will take place between th...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Help for Illinois Families: Relief for Households Across the State

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Help for Illinois Families: Relief for Households Across the State

The Pritzker Administration, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), has launched a new initiative to help Illinois families access and affo...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Cook County Community Recovery Fund Available for Small Businesses & Independent Contractors

Cook County Community Recovery Fund

Loan fund offers one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses and up to $10,000 for independent contractors.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

  

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Posted on: June 6, 2020

Citywide Curfew Lifted

CITYWIDE CURFEW LIFTED

This is an important update on behalf of Mayor David Gonzalez.

The citywide curfew has been lifted effective today, Saturday June 6th. The order regarding liquor sales remains in place and all liquor sales must cease by 9:00 PM. 

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Important Community Notice from Mayor David Gonzalez

Community Alert

"Good afternoon, this is Mayor David Gonzalez.

The Chicago Heights Police Department is actively monitoring reports from law enforcement agencies in surrounding communities regarding potential looting and disturbances in retail areas. 

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City Hall Municipal Building Closed to General Public Through June 6th

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Chicago Heights City Hall will remain closed to the general public through June 6th to complete installation of materials in the building under the Restore Illinois guidelines for public health and safety.

Current public health updates and notices are post...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Observance - National Moment of Remembrance

Moment of Remembrance - Memorial Day 2020

In honor of our Veterans, please pause during the National Moment of Remembrance to pay tribute and remember our Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. 

National Moment of Remembrance: Monday, May 25th at 3 PM.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Please Join Us for Another Free Face Mask Giveaway at City Hall

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Please join us for another Free Face Mask Giveaway in the City Hall parking lot on Friday, May 15th from 4 PM to 6 PM. 

Chicago Heights Residents can drive up and get two masks per vehicle, while supplies last. 

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Pace Bus Routes - Service Modifications

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Due to low ridership during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning May 18, 2020, and until further notice, Pace Route 357 will temporarily operate on a modified schedule, and service on Pace Route 372 will be temporarily suspended. These routes operate in the S...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Drive-up Face Mask Giveaway at City Hall

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Important Community Announcement from Mayor David Gonzalez: 

Residents of Chicago Heights, please join us for a Free Face Mask Giveaway this Saturday, May 9th from 10 AM - 1 PM in the Chicago Heights City Hall parking lot.  

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Why Does the 2020 Census Matter?

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The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter th...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Bloom Township Food Pantry Giving Away Free Gallons of Milk

Bloom Township Milk Program

Bloom Township Center will be giving away 500 gallons of milk each week to those in need. 

The distribution will be every Thursday from 12 PM to 3 PM at the Township Food Pantry entrance on the North side of Bloom Township Center located at 425 S....

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Census 2020 - Illinois and Chicago Heights, Count Me In!

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It’s never been so easy to fill out the Census. Fill it out online, over the phone, or by mail - and make a big difference in Illinois and Chicago Heights! Paper copies will arrive soon. Check your mailbox, or visit My2020Census.gov to fill it o...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Mayor Gonzalez Announces COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing in Chicago Heights

COVID-19 TESTING

Mayor David Gonzalez is pleased to announce that a COVID-19 testing site will be opened in Chicago Heights. It will be operated by Aunt Martha’s Pediatric Health Center, located at 500 Dixie Highway. If a person meets newly expanded testing crit...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Republic Services COVID-19 Update

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Republic Services will resume yard waste and bulk item pickup effective Monday, April 27, 2020.

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

The IL. Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Will Be Hosting Webinar for Small Businesses

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On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will be hosting a webinar in Spanish about the resources available for small business owners impacted by the coronavirus. To register please clic...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Pace To Implement “Quick Board, Safe Board” Program To Expedite Boarding

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Pace To Implement “Quick Board, Safe Board” Program To Expedite Boarding

Fares will be temporarily waived on fixed route and ADA paratransit service.

To help stop the spread of COVID-19 and limit operator-passenger interaction, Pace will...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor's Executive Order "Stay at Home" extended through April 30th

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Governor Pritzker announced a statewide “Stay At Home” Executive Order on Friday, March 20, 2020, to maximize containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  This Executive Order goes into effect on Saturday, March 21st at 5:00 PM...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Responding to the Census is Easy! Check Out These Different Ways to Respond!

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The 2020 Census is here and a complete and accurate census count will impact funding for the City of Chicago Heights for the next 10 years. Data from the census helps determine where more than $675 billion is spent among the states. Responding is easy! Yo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Cook County Launches "AlertCook" Text System to Provide Rapid COVID-19 Updates

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AlertCook, Hotline and Email

Sign up for AlertCook, Cook County’s text alert system. Simply text "AlertCook" to 888-777.

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has opened a new hotline, with live translation services availab...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Visit the City's Public Health Page for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Coronavirus Update

The City of Chicago Heights is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Please visit our Public Health page under the "Community" tab for more detailed information provided by the Center for Disease Con...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Metra Rail; Pace Bus Modify Schedules Starting Monday, March 23rd

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Both Metra Rail and Pace Bus will begin operating on temporary, alternate weekday schedules, beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, to adjust for the reduced number of riders due to school closures, work-from-home mandates and other consequences of the coronav...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Census 2020

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Why is the Census important?

  • The census is a count of every person who lives in the United States and its territories. It happens every 10 years. In early 2020, all residents will be asked to count everyone who lives in their home as of April 1.  ...
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