Applications for Contractor’s License

All contractors working in the Village of Posen are required to obtain a Contractors License. Applications can be completed in the Village Hall or downloaded below and brought into the Village Hall to obtain. Questions can be directed to the Building Department via email at or call 708-293-2619

ComEd Energy Efficiency Program- 65 Homes in Posen Completed.


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.

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!!




Of property owned by the Village of Posen

Invitation to Bid

            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Posen, Cook County, Illinois will receive sealed bids and a Development Plan for the purchase under a successful bid, in the following property:

Lots 5 and 6 in Rexford and Bellamy’s addition to Harvey, being a part of the North Fractional ½

of the Indian Boundary line, and part of the Northwest ¼ South of the Indian Boundary line in Section 7, Township 36 North, Range 14, East of the Third Principal Meridian, in Cook County, Illinois

            PIN #’s 29-07-107-046-0000

Address of Real Estate: 14436 – 14438 Dixie Highway-a/k/a Western Avenue, Posen, Illinois

Sealed bids with a Development Concept will be received in the office of the Village Clerk, 2440 W. Walter Zimny Drive, Posen, Illinois 60469 until 4:00 pm Central Standard Time on June 25th, 2024. Bids received after that time will not be accepted. The sealed bids will be publicly opened at the Regular Meeting Immediately following the Village Committee Meeting on June 25th, 2024.

Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the Bidder, their address and plainly marked “Proposal Sale of Property located at 14436-14438 Dixie Highway-a/k/a Western Avenue. If forwarding by mail the sealed bid must be enclosed in another envelope and addressed to the Village of Posen Clerk, 2440 W Walter Zimny Drive, Posen, Illinois 60469. In the bottom left hand corner marked “Sealed Bid Enclosed” The Village may consider as non-complying any bid not prepared and submitted in accordance with the provisions herein described and may waive any informality or reject any and all bids. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof.

A contract may be awarded to the highest bidder whose bid is found to be in the best interest of the Village of Posen. The Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Village of Posen further reserves the right to review and study any and all bids and to make a contract award within thirty days after the bids have been opened and publicly read.


Melanie Myers

Village Clerk

Now Accepting Bids- 2015 Ford F250 Super Duty

The Village of Posen is now accepting sealed bids the surplus pick up truck listed below.

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab 4×4

32,125 miles

Minimum Bid Required: $20,000

Lights and Siren will remain if purchased by a Fire Department
all Emergency equipment and graphics will be removed prior to sale.
Vehicle will be sold as is with no warranty

All bids must be submitted in writing in a sealed envelope to the Village Clerk’s Office prior to
5pm July 8th, 2024

Village of Posen
2440 Walter Zimny Drive
Posen, Illinois 60469

To view truck or for further details please contact Fire Chief Kevin Szewczyk at 708-293-2636 or email at


The Posen Park District board meetings are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm unless otherwise noticed. Meetings are held at Memorial Park 14200 S. Campbell Ave Posen, Illinois, in the office/maintenance building in the back of the park. Meetings are open to the public.


  • (708)- 371- 1484
  • Email:, Terrence “TJ” Whitecomb – Director of Parks and Recreation.


Sammi’s Cafe now opening on May 10th, at 14749 Kedzie in Posen! Its a brand new cafe that is also seeking gaming attendants for all shifts! Requirements: you must be 21 years or older to apply/work.

Job Description: Gaming attendants’ duties include, but not limited to:

  • Greeting guests and creating a pleasant and friendly atmosphere
  • Stocking drinks and snacks
  • Serving alcohol (beer and wine)
  • Cooking and serving premade pizzas when order
  • Cleaning machines between uses
  • General cleaning of room

Please email for application and more information.