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Bicycle Usage Survey

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is requesting that Residents of northeastern Illinois participate in a survey regarding bicycle usage. Please visit cmapbicycleusage.metroquest.com to provide your input. CMAP will use this input to develop an analysis tool to help better determine the relative benefits of implementing different types of bicycle facility improvements.

 Be Aware of Scam Tactics

Residents reminded to be aware about scam tactics. With Spring approaching, residents are being advised to be on the lookout for scam artists posing as contractors. Some of the warning signs that you need to be aware of are:

 

• People soliciting door to door. Professionals do not do this.
• Claim to be working in your neighborhood and noticed that you need repairs
• Offer a free inspection which always turns up with a major repair
• Tell you that you need to act right away
• Tell you that they have left over materials from another job that you could use
• Want to be paid in cash
• Do not provide a detailed contract
• Ask for a large down payment

 

 

Make sure that anyone doing work for you is registered with the Village and has pulled all necessary permits. The Building Department is here to help please call us at 708.671.3730 to verify if a contractor is registered with the Village

 

Mayor’s Village Council Statements on Annexation

Mayor Mahoney addressed Village Council Meeting about the annexation project currently underway. Did you miss the Village Council Meeting? View it here.

Read full statement here >

 

 

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Village Gazette/Newsletter Spring 2016

Catch all the news in our winter edition of the Palos Park Gazette. Filled with the latest news and village happenings from the Annexation updates, Department Updates, Love The Park Fine Arts Fair to a great Q&A from every department.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saturday, May 21 ~ 10 AM – 6 PM
and 
Sunday, May 22 ~ 11 AM – 6 PM

P alos Park Metra Station 123rd Street and 82nd Avenue in Palos Park.
FREE ADMISSION and PARKING.
Click HERE to download Artist Application. Click HERE to download Welcome Letter.
Visit www.lovetheparkfinearts.org for more information.

Around Town

 

   

 

Upcoming Events:

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    Southwest 1/2 Marathon

    Sunday, May 1, 2016 Experience the beauty of the Southwest suburbs with this fast, flat, scenic and green course through the forest preserves. A popul

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    Mobile Driver Services Facility

    May 10, 10 am to 2 pm. The Secretary of State Mobile Driver Services Facility will be at Palos Park Village Hall. Services provided include driver’s

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    Senior Club April 11

    Dennis DeBondt will entertain us. He will perform a stand-up comedy magic show involving all in some “VERY FUNNY MAGIC.” The Palos Park Senior Clu

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    Arbor Day Celebration

    Sunday, May 1 at 1:30 pm at the Kaptur Administrative Center “Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor

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    Fine Arts Architectural Tour

    May 5, Meet at Palos Park Recreation Center 9:30 am Join Palos Fine Arts on May 5 for the Annual Architectural & Arts Tour. We will visit the Rich

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    Senior Club May 9

    Kym Frankovelgia will join us. Well known throughout the southwest suburbs and Chicagoland area, Ms. Frankovelgia will provide us with an afternoon we

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Download Brochure

 

Forest Preserves of Cook County Spring Brochure
www.fpdcc.com

 

 

 

Branch Chipping Begins April 11, 2016

The start location of the chipper will alternate depending on the month. During the months of April, May, July, and September the Chipper Crew will begin on the eastern edge of the Village and move west across the Village until all the public streets have been serviced. During the months of June, August, and October the Chipper Crew will begin on the western edge of the Village and move east across the Village until all the public streets have been serviced. Once a street has been serviced the chipper crew will not return until the next chipping date.

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Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions

So as to comply with Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Lake Michigan Water Allocation Rules and Regulations lawn sprinkling is restricted May 15th through September 15th of every year as follows:

Manual sprinkling or manual use of an irrigation system; it shall be unlawful for any person, contractor, firm, or corporation to use Lake Michigan water for the sprinkling or irrigation of lawns or gardens (“outdoor watering”) on any day of the week, except between 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on an odd/even basis, using the last digit of the property address and the calendar date. Odd addresses are prohibited from outdoor watering on both the 31st day and on the 1st day of the next month, thus watering on consecutive days.

 

Vehicle Sticker Reminders

The State of Illinois is no longer mailing vehicle license plate sticker reminder forms. Sign up with the State for email notifications.

http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/home.html

 

LaGrange Road Widening

Questions may be directed to: http://www.dot.state.il.us/US45lagrange/index.html. Updates, as they become available, will be posted on IDOT’s website as well as the Village of Orland Park’s site at www.orlandpark.org.

 

Recycling Schedule
Recycling trucks pick up your recycle totes on an every other week basis based on your address. Click here to download printable schedule for easy reminder.

 

 

Village Welcome Sign up for Adoption on Southwest Highway
Please contact the village office at 708-448-2700 if you or your business or organization is interested in adopting a Village Welcome sign. This would entail planting flowers, weeding and decorating for Christmas time.

 

Catch more news and events on the Resident News Page.

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The Village of Palos Park is a charming bedroom community nestled in the midst of dense wooded land. A wonderful place to live and raise a family in a natural environment.  We love this town for its profound natural features, where hills, creeks, and ravines abound. Large, aged oak trees line our streets and properties.  Our one-acre zoning in residential areas has been vital in maintaining these natural assets, and the community members actively work to maintain our “pastoral setting, rural splendor.”

 

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