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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!!

2022 Annual National Night Out

National Night Out
Tuesday August 2nd,  2022
6:00 to 8:00 pm

 At the Posen Village Hall

Schedule of Events

  • Enjoy Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream Cones
    • Bike Parade 6:30 (For Everyone)
  • Visit Your Police and Fire Departments
    • View Police and Fire equipment
  • Receive Fire and Police informational pamphlets
    • Bike raffle for children under the age of twelve
  • Two children one boy and one girl will go home with a brand new bike

“National Night Out” will be an annual event designed to strengthen our community by encouraging citizens to engage in stronger relationships with each other and with their local law enforcement partners. The goal is to heighten crime-prevention awareness, build support and participation in local anti-crime programs, and most importantly send a message that our neighborhood is organized and fighting back. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get to know your neighbors even better.

“National Night Out” is a time for the community to get together. Enjoy the evening and get outside. Turn your porch lights on and visit with your neighbors. Walk or ride to the Village Hall and enjoy a hot dog or ice cream cone.

Fire Department Hiring Firefighter/Paramedics and Single Role Paramedics

Join our team of skilled Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMT-Bs. Our Department operates out of 1 fire station located in the South Suburbs of Chicago, responded to over 1500 calls for service last year including over 100 working fires.

Positions currently open for Firefighter/Paramedics and Single Role Paramedics with free training available to acquire Illinois Basic Firefighter Operations Certificate.

  • Flexible Shifts Available
  • Paid Firefighter Training
  • Optional 413K Plan, Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paramedic Starting pay at $17.50 per hour

Apply in Person at the Posen Fire Department, 2440 Walter Zimny Dr. Posen, Il or call 708-385-3110 for further details.      

Bulk Household Clean Up Month- July 2022

Household Cleanup Day

Each year, the Village hosts an annual Household Cleanup Month, allowing residents to dispose of an unlimited amount of household items. Place items along with your regular trash on your assigned pick up day. PLEASE REMOVE DOORS ON ANY APPLIANCES BEFORE PLACING THEM OUT FOR PICK UP. For Electronic items (televisions, computers, monitors, printers) call the Village Hall at 708-385-0139 to schedule a pick up.

 Acceptable ItemsNon-acceptable Items
Household items
Bulk items (furniture, bicycles)
Large appliances
Carpet (must be cut down to four feet in length, securely bundled and no more than 60 pounds in weight)
Clothing
Draperies
Mattresses (must be plastic-wrapped)
Mirrors/glass (must be unbroken or wrapped/boxed)
Household garbage
Construction and demolition debris
Scrap wood, lumber, railroad ties

Concrete, asphalt rocks, bricks
Lawn mowers, snow blowers, boats, snow mobiles
Paint (oil or latex)
Car parts
Tires
Vehicle batteries
Motor oil or other liquids
Ammunition or explosives
Radioactive materials

Consumer Confidence Report for 2021

Each year, the Village publishes a Water Quality Report and notifies all Posen water customers that it is available for review.

The 2021 Water Quality Report can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

https://www.villageofposen.org/vop/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-CCR.pdf

During 2021, the Village of Posen met all water quality standards established by the United States government and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency