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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!!

ADA Sidewalk Reconstruction Project to Begin

Davis Concrete Construction has been awarded the contract to remove sidewalk corners at the intersections named below and replace with ADA Compliant Crossings. Work is projected to begin on Monday 6/14/21 and continue for at least the next 2 months. The intersections included in this project are as follows…

143rd Street & Division Street
144th Place & Division Street
145th Street & Richmond Avenue
145th Street & San Francisco Avenue
145th Street & Mozart Avenue
145th Street & California Avenue
146th Street & San Francisco Avenue
146th Street & Mozart Avenue
146th Street & California Avenue
Veterans Drive & Blaine Avenue
148th Street & Blaine Avenue
148th Street & California Avenue
149th Street & Blaine Avenue
149th Street & Cleveland Avenue

Street Sweeping To Occur June 15th and 16th

The Village of Posen will be conducting Street Sweeping next week on Tuesday June 15th and Wednesday June 16th

On Tuesday, Sweeping will occur on the North and East sides of the streets with even numbered addresses. On Wednesday, Sweeping will occur on the South and West Sides of the street, the odd number addresses.

There will be no parking on the side of the street where sweeping will occur between 7am and 7pm. Signs are posted at the end of each street.

Fireworks at the Falls-June 26th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Village of Posen has partnered with the City of Blue Island and the Blue Island Park District to host the Fireworks At The Falls event on Saturday June 26th, 2021. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with Fireworks starting at 9 p.m.
Where: Waterfall Park at the corner of Irving Ave and Fulton St

Village Wide Garage Sale June 18th and 19th

The Village of Posen is hosting our annual Village Wide Garage sale day on Friday June 18th and Saturday June 19th, 2021 from 8am-3pm. All residents can host garage sales with NO registration fee.

A reminder to all residents, If you hang signs you must have them removed by the end of day on the 19th. Visit the Village Hall to register and obtain your free permit or call the Village Hall at 708-385-0139 for information.