Volume 17 June 2017

2017 Legislative Update for the 30th District

Since the start of the Legislative Session I have sponsored several portions of legislation. Many of which have passed both the House and Senate and are currently awaiting action by the Governor. For additional information on the following or any other bills, please visit www.ilga.gov . HB 284 - Synopsis as Introduced Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that [...]

2017-08-24T06:28:48+00:00June 22nd, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Legislative Update for the 30th District

President’s Point June 2017

Hello residents and friends of the Village of Hazel Crest Illinois and the Southland Region. I hope you are enjoying spring and are excited about the coming summer months. First I want to personally thank Hazel Crest residents for re-electing me for another four-year term as Village President and for supporting the Hazel Crest United Party slate of candidates: Clerk [...]

2017-08-24T06:29:08+00:00June 20th, 2017|Featured, news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on President’s Point June 2017

A Message from Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings

Dear Neighbors, May 31st marked the end of the official legislative session in Springfield. Unfortunately, I am not here to deliver the good news that the House and Senate passed a budget plan for the next year. As I talk to residents throughout the district, I continue to hear about how the uncertainty and instability of the budget impasse is [...]

2017-08-24T06:29:58+00:00June 20th, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on A Message from Illinois State Senator Michael E. Hastings

The Southland Juvenile Justice Council

New Juvenile Justice Plan for Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency The Southlandland Juvenile Justice Council (SJJC) this May of 2017, has completed its plan for prevention of juvenile delinquency. The 5 point plan outlines programs to assist in battling juvenile delinquency in the Chicago Southland. Below are the programs and the program’s Goal, Vision and Mission. For more information on SJJC [...]

2017-08-24T06:30:14+00:00June 20th, 2017|Community New, news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on The Southland Juvenile Justice Council

Update from State Representative Al Riley

One of the most important goals for me in Springfield is to ensure that the policy that we pass in the form of legislation is fair and equitable both for the people of the 38th District and the rest of the state. In a few weeks, the House will introduce a budget that I feel is both fair and equitable. [...]

2017-06-20T09:08:48+00:00June 20th, 2017|Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on Update from State Representative Al Riley

A Message from Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Since the start of the year, a lot has happened in Washington. Tragically, everything that’s happened in Washington will hurt Illinois families, not help them. The biggest issue has been healthcare. Last month, Republicans, including all those from Illinois, voted to strip more than a million Illinoisans and 23 million Americans of their health insurance. The bill also saddles older [...]

2017-06-20T21:45:20+00:00June 19th, 2017|Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on A Message from Congresswoman Robin Kelly

SSMMA elects Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr president

EAST HAZEL CREST, IL (June XX, 2017) —The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) approved the organization’s 2017-18 slate of officers, naming Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr. to lead as president. His term begins in June, and runs through May 2018. The election took place at SSMMA’s May 18 dinner meeting, held at the Calumet Country Club in [...]

2017-06-23T18:07:56+00:00June 19th, 2017|news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on SSMMA elects Hazel Crest Mayor Vernard Alsberry Jr president

Metra Board approves $3 million contract to renovate Hazel Crest Station

Project includes replacement of street-level depot and new elevator.CHICAGO (May 24, 2017) – The Metra Board of Directors today approved a $3 million contract to renovate the Hazel Crest Station on the Metra Electric Line.The Bowa Group Inc. of Chicago was the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the contracted work, which will include construction of a new street-level depot [...]

2017-06-20T09:30:17+00:00May 26th, 2017|Featured, Village Hall News, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on Metra Board approves $3 million contract to renovate Hazel Crest Station

Call To Action

“Now You Know”! needs you. The Village of Hazel Crest is home to a number of organizations and entities that contribute to our well-being and development. We want to regularly report on your meeting dates, activities, goals, objectives and outcomes. This Call To Action includes, but is not limited to Homeowners’ Associations and Committees and Commissions. We want to represent [...]

2017-06-23T18:13:28+00:00August 28th, 2014|Community New, news magazine, Volume 17 June 2017|Comments Off on Call To Action