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Halloween House Decorating Contest

This Halloween the Village of Posen is hosting a Halloween house decorating contest, First place is a $50.00 gift card and second place is a $25.00 gift card courtesy of our Mayor Frank Podbielniak.  The deadline for your entries is October 28th, 2020.

If you would like to enter the contest or nominate a neighbor please call the Village at (708)385-0139 and give them your address or email
the Village Clerk at mmyers@villageofposen.org

Tornado Siren Testing

Tornado Siren testing will begin on Tuesday January 7, 2020 at 10am

Siren Test will continue on the First Tuesday of Every Month at 10am.

Village Board Meetings Resume with Covid-19 Precautions

We are pleased to announce that our Regular Village Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday August 11th. The regular Committee Meeting will take place at 6:30pm and Village Board of Trustee Meeting will take immediately following the Committee Meeting.

The meeting will be open to the public. Families may sit next to each other. All others will be required to sit 6 feet apart. Masks are required to enter the Village Hall and must be worn at the meeting.

Videos of the meetings will continue to be posted on the Village Web site for residents unable to attend.

Questions from the Public for the Village Board may also be submitted via email to the Village Clerk at mmyers@villageofposen.org

Village of Posen Public Meetings available by video for the Duration of the Covid-19 Outbreak

“Section 6. During the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation, the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120, requiring or relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body are suspended. Specifically, (1) the requirement in 5 ILCS 120/2.01 that “members of a public body must be physically present” is suspended; and (2) the conditions in 5 ILCS 120/7 limiting when remote participation is permitted are suspended. Public bodies are encouraged to postpone consideration of public business where possible. When a meeting is necessary, public bodies are encouraged to provide video, audio, and/or telephonic access to meetings to ensure members of the public may monitor the meeting and to update their websites and social media feeds to keep the public fully apprised of any modifications to their meeting schedules or the format of their meetings due to COVID-19, as well their activities relating to COVID-19.”

The Village of Posen, in an attempt to remain transparent during the Covid-19 outbreak are recording all meetings and placing the on the Village of Posen Web Site for the public to review.

Below are links to the Village Committee Meeting and Regular Meeting held on June 9th, 2020 at 6:30pm



TIF Joint Review Board Meeting 5/28/2020 at 3pm

Village of Posen TIF Joint Review Board Meeting 5/28/2020 at 3:00pm



Village Board of Trustees Meeting April 14, 2020 at 7pm
Village of Posen Committee Meeting Held on Tuesday 4/14/2020 at 6:30pm

Planning and Zoning Special Use Meeting 3/27/2020 7pm Part 1

Planning and Zoning Special Use Meeting 3/27/2020 7pm

ComEd Energy Efficiency Program- 65 Homes in Posen Completed.

UPDATED on 2/25/2020:  OVER 65 POSEN HOMES HAVE HAD ENERGY SAVINGS UPGRADES!!! THERE IS STILL TIME TO APPLY

Mayor Frank Podbielniak is happy to announce that the Chicagoland Vintage Home Association has agreed to accept the Village of Posen into their Pilot Program to provide free home energy upgrades. Mayor Podbielniak met with Mary Ellen Guest, Executive Director of the Chicagoland Vintage Home Association to request that Posen be included in this very important program. Mary Ellen was more than gracious to include our community into the program. Beginning Monday November 5th, 2018 residents meeting the requirements will be eligible for assistance through the program to receive free home energy upgrades. Applications are available in pdf format below for download or you can visit the website for the Chicagoland Vintage Homes Association to apply online. https://www.chicagolandvintagehomes.org/

Application forms can be downloaded by clicking the links below for English or Spanish

CVHA EU App 10.31.18_2018 AMI

CVHA ES App Spanish 10.31.18

Posen Beautification Awards-September 2019 Winner

2019 Winners

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the September 2019 Winner for our monthly Beautification Award.

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the August 2019 Winner for our monthly Beautification Award.

14501 Mozart

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the July 2019 Winner for our monthly Beautification Award.

14732 Albany Ave.

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the June 2019 Winner for our monthly Beautification Award.

14620 Sherman Ave

2018 Winners Below

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the October 2018 Winner for our monthly Beautification Award.

14721 Albany Ave.

14416 Troy St.

14410 Sherman Ave. September Winners

14424 Mozart Ave. September Winners

The Village of Posen Beautification Committee is pleased to announce
the August Winners for our monthly Beautification Award.

14316 Division St. August Winners

3143 West 145th Street August Winners

14546 Sacramento Ave. July Winners

14546 Sacramento Ave

2526 Walter Zimny Drive July Winners


Congratulations and watch for our August winners soon!!

In Person Village Board Meetings Will Resume and Broadcast Live on Facebook

Due the new guidelines being implemented by the State of Illinois, The Village of Posen Board meetings will resume on Tuesday April 13th, 2021. The meetings will still be broadcasted LIVE on our Facebook page. Village meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays beginning with the Committee Meeting at 6:30pm followed with the Regular Board Meeting at 7:00pm. Residents will be able to attend meetings in person and are asked to continue to practice social distancing at the meeting and facemasks are required for all in attendance. If you would like to ask any questions to the board to be addressed during the meeting you may email them directly to the Village Clerk at MMyers@villageofposen.org before 5pm on the day of the meeting. All questions will be read aloud and answered by the board. Go to Facebook to like our Page “Village of Posen”

Water Amnesty Assistance Program Starting May 15th, 2021

The Village of Posen is happy to introduce a limited time assistance plan to assist village residents with outstanding debt on water bills. The purpose of this program is to provide residents with a temporary opportunity to seek debt relief through the forgiveness of penalties and/or interest accruing on unpaid municipal utility bills (water/sewer/garbage).

The village will accept applications for the Municipal Utility Debt Amnesty Program from May15th, 2021 through July15th, 2021. To be eligible, the applicant must be an owner-occupant/rental tenant of a residential unit, and shall be the customer listed on the municipal utility account.

Each applicant shall fill out and execute an application, on forms to be provided by the Public Works Secretary, certifying and agreeing: (i) that he/she is an owner occupant/rental tenant of the identified residential unit, and the customer listed on the municipal utility account; (ii) that he/she will pay the principal of all unpaid municipal utility charges listed to the account on or before August 15th, 2021; and (iii) that he/she will pay the next three municipal utility bills issued in a timely manner.

An eligible participant who timely applies for participation in the Municipal Utility Debt Amnesty Program, pays the principle of all unpaid municipal utility charges listed to the account on or before August 15th, 2021, and pays the next three municipal utility bills in a timely manner, shall have any and all penalties and/or interest that accrued on unpaid municipal utility bills forgiven and voided.

For further details email pvillagomez@villageofposen.org or call 708-385-0139

Part Time Help Wanted at Posen Community Center

The Village of Posen is currently accepting applications for part time positions at the Posen Community Center. Applications available at the Posen Village Hall. Contact Trustee Yesenia Lopez for further details at 708-501-0274 or email at ylopez@villageofposen.org

Annual Joint Review Board Meetings – FY ending April 30, 2020 Village of Posen TIF No. 1 and TIF No. 2

The Village of Posen is required to hold an annual Joint Review Board Meeting including representatives of the following taxing districts and a public member.

  • Village of Posen
  • Cook County
  • Thornton Township
  • Bremen Township
  • South Suburban Community College District No. 510
  • School District No. 147
  • Posen Public Library District
  • Posen Park District
  • Thornton Township High School District No. 205
  • High School District No. 143.5
  • Public Member, Tom Smith

The meetings have been scheduled for April 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. for TIF 1 and immediately following, TIF 2, at the Village Hall located at 2440 Walter Zimny Drive, Posen, Illinois.  The meeting will be held remotely, and can be accessed on the Zoom platform.  Please see call in instructions attached.  The Annual TIF Reports will be reviewed at the meeting.

To view the Annual Reports in advance of the meeting, please access the Village of Posen website at https://www.villageofposen.org/vop/document-category/finances/ and follow the link for TIF Annual Reports.

If you have any questions, please call Iryna Dziuk of Kane, McKenna and Associates, Inc., the Village’s TIF consultant, at (312) 444-1702 for information or any follow-up matters.  For Meeting related questions, please contact Jeannine Leveille at 708-385-0139.