Bennett Park Picnic

Join us on Saturday, June 15, for a city wide picnic at Bennett Park, 10801 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills.  We will have family entertainment, food and an inflatable for the kids!  Picnic runs from [...]

2024 Cross-Connection Control Survey

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires that all water systems in the State of Illinois have an effective Cross-Connection Control Program. Cross-connections within the public water supply are a serious concern, as they can [...]

Winter 2024 – Ward 2 Newsletter

Dear Residents, A Happy, Healthy, Prosperous and Safe 2024 to all of you and your families. TAX RATES: The 2022 municipal tax rates for near south and near west suburbs range between 0.000 and 5.699. [...]

Fall 2023 – Ward 2 Newsletter

Dear Residents: School: School is in session; please remember that ALL residential streets are 20 mph and watch for children. Senior Water Program: Seniors can pay for actual water usage as opposed to the basic [...]

Cook County Forest Preserve

The Cook County Forest Preserve offers many recreational opportunities and events throughout the county, many close to the City of Palos Hills. Interactive Map The Forest Preserve has released an interactive map to help explore [...]

October 2022 – Ward 2 News letter

Dear Residents, With school in session please be aware of children. School zones and all residential streets are 20 M.P.H. Handicap Parking: There is a $350.00 fine for illegally parking in a handicap space and [...]

July 2022 – Ward 2 News letter

Dear Residents, Please call 9-1-1 if you see anything suspicious. The phone numbers for Southwest Central Dispatch are 9-1-1 or 708-598-2151. With immediate notification to the police, officers will be able to address any situation [...]

Bennett Park Dedication

On Saturday, June 19, Bennett Park was officially dedicated. Various highlights and video of the Dedication Ceremony can be viewed on YouTube at

Parks hiring part-time Night Monitor

The Palos Hills Community Center is currently seeking a part-time Night Monitor for the Community Center.  Approximate hours are Mondays, 4:30-8:30 pm, Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 pm, and Thursdays, 4:30-8:00 pm.  Must be 18 years or older.  [...]

More House for your Money:

In a recent article published by, the article reviews 10 suburbs across the US whose housing pricing offered more square footage compared to surrounding larger metro areas. The City of Palos Hills was ranked [...]

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

Cook County is currently in Phase 1b which includes individuals 65 and over and front line essential workers.  Vaccine supply is extremely limited at this time. Please be patient. Cook County Government, Cook County Health [...]

Message from the Mayor: 10/26/2020

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 [...]

Message from Mayor Bennett

Due to the recent protests and civil unrest, I am pleased to announce that the City of Palos Hills has had no major crime or related incidents over the past four days. The Palos Hills [...]

Not all Heros wear capes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the real heroes wear scrubs. Right now, across America, people are isolating themselves and practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The hardest thing that most of us must [...]

Public Meetings during COVID-19

The City of Palos Hills understands the necessity to continue with its business operations as much as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Council will continue with its scheduled Council Meetings on the pre-scheduled [...]

Local Food Pantries

Here is a list of local food pantries: PALOS HEIGHTS Palos United Methodist Church Food Pantry 12101 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights, IL (708) 448- 0798 Service boundaries are: 79th St. to the north, 135th St. [...]

Public Safety and COVID-19

Residents and Visitors to the City of Palos Hills, The Palos Hills Police Department is committed to serving our residents and guests. In light of the rapidly evolving situation as a result of the Coronavirus [...]

Shopping Pick up

During this time, some of us may not want to shop with other individuals.  Walmart and Jewel each offer options for picking up your groceries.  For information, log onto and

Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health has been providing continual updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) available on their website at

Text to 911 Now Available

“Call when you can, Text when you can’t” Available May 15, 2018 Palos Hills Police now have the capability to receive and send text to 9-1-1 messages from cellular phones. Text messaging is one of [...]

Red Light Statistical Analysis Report

Per the Illinois Compiled Statutes, the City of Palos Hills is making available the Red Light Running Statistical Analysis Report for the automated traffic law enforcement systems located within the City. Report for 111th Street [...]

Capital Improvement Fee

Dear Resident, The City of Palos Hills and 11 other communities receive 100% of their drinking water through the Oak Lawn Regional Water System. Due to a lack of redundancy, capacity, growth, and several infrastructure [...]