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Press Release from Mayor Jerry Bennett in regards to December 25 Fire in Palos Hills – December 28, 2020

2020-12-28T16:57:48+00:00 December 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

City of Palos Hills – Office of Mayor Jerry Bennett December 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   At approximately 3:00 am on Christmas morning, the Palos Hills Police Department and North Palos Fire Protection District responded to a two alarm fire at Green Tree Condominiums.  Upon arrival, the police and fire departments began to quickly evacuate [...]

Applications Re-Open for Cook County COVID-19 Resident Cash Assistance Program

2020-12-08T15:11:26+00:00 December 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle with the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Family Independence Initiative (FII) and other partners, announced an additional $7 million in funding to expand and re-open the Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Resident Cash Assistance program to help suburban Cook County residents experiencing financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This [...]

IDPH Tier Three Resurgence Mitigations

2020-11-18T13:57:04+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois and the nation, the state is committed to listening to public health experts and following the science to keep people safe. Tier 3 builds on the Resurgence Mitigation Plan first released in July to suppress the spread of the virus and ensure our hospitals [...]

Resources available for Hardships during COVID

2020-11-18T13:27:20+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Do to the hardships our residents of Palos Hills are enduring, we have listed a few programs that can assist with the following: Water Bill Payments Telephone Bill Payments Electric Bill Payment Gas Bill Payment Child Care for Essential Workers Basic Essential Assistance Medical Supply and Prescription Cost Food Supply CEDA www.cedaorg.net (312) 795-8948 PLOWS Council [...]

Reinstatement of Virtual City Council Meetings

2021-03-04T15:12:52+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council Meetings will be returning to a virtual-only presence effective immediately. City Committee of the Whole Meetings have been rescinded for the time being.  This week's meeting and future City Council Meetings will be broadcast live on the City's YouTube channel, available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_qGIDobTehGmIroUUgk0xQ. Public commentary may be [...]

Message from the Mayor: 10/26/2020

2020-10-26T20:33:53+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

October 26, 2020 Dear Residents, The Illinois Department of Public Health announced today that effective 12:001 am on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 all restaurants and bars will not be able to have indoor dining until such time that these restrictions will be lifted by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Cook County has seen a dramatic [...]

Press Release from the Illinois Office of the Governor JB Pritzker

2020-10-26T15:07:57+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 CONTACT Gov.Press@illinois.gov State Public Health Officials Announce COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect in Regions 4 and 10 on October 28, 2020 Every Region Seeing Increased Positivity Rates; Administration Working with Local Officials, Health Departments to Prevent Further Spread CHICAGO – Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public [...]

Message from the Mayor: Updates for 08/18/2020

2020-08-18T15:31:46+00:00 August 18th, 2020|Categories: News|

Dear Residents, I would like to up-date you on the latest COVID 19 IMPACT on the City of Palos Hills. As you recall, on June 28, the State of Illinois opened up more activities in their Phase 4 enactment. Since that time the City of Palos Hills, by way of the Cook County Health Department statistics, [...]