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The National Weather Service has issued an Extreme Heat Advisory from noon tomorrow (Tuesday, June 14th) through Wednesday, June 15th.
Peak afternoon heat indices are expected to reach between 105 to 109 degrees.
This extreme combination of high heat and hu...
View the photos of our Memorial Day Celebration HERE
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Community Clean Up/Recycling & Disposal Drop-off. The event was a huge success due to the hard work of all of our volunteers and city workers. Spring cleaning is always a great way to begin the warm weathe...
Yard Waste Guidelines (English)
Pautas para desechos de jardín (Spanish)
It was a beautiful afternoon in Meidell Park as many gathered for the Pet Memorial Stone Garden Dedication Ceremony. Thank you to Mayor & Mrs. David A. Gonzalez for donating all of the stones decorated by owners who have lost beloved pets. We would al...
On Saturday, April 30th, volunteers gathered in neighborhoods throughout Chicago Heights, completing free home repairs at 16 homes throughout the city. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioner Deborah Sims and Mayor David Gonzalez recogn...
Governor Pritzker and the IL Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity encourages families to apply for utility bill assistance through the Help Illinois Families Program. Families can visit their website to apply or call the hotline for assistance.
Dr. Demitrowicz, who earned her doctorate in education from the University of Saint Francis in Joliet, will replace interim superintendent David Gonzalez who has held the post since August 2021.
“It has been an honor to be born and raised in Chic...
Chicago Heights Fire Department Captain Anthony Mascolino has been appointed to the post of Assistant Fire Chief for the department, effective January 20, 2022.
Mascolino, who has been with the department since 1998, drew praise from Chi...
On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the Chicago Heights City Council unanimously approved the appointment of former Interim Chicago Heights Fire Chief, Tom Kennedy, to the city’s Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
Kennedy, who served as the cit...
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First, second and booster shots will be offered.
Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available.
Click link below to schedule an appointment for a vaccine. Walk-ins are also welcome.
(You do not need to schedule an appoi...
Republic Services has cancelled citywide garbage pick-up for Thursday, February 3rd due to inclement weather. We will continue to update as we receive information from Republic Services.
City Hall will be closed today, Wednesday, February 2nd due to inclement weather.
Winter Storm Warning: Parts of Cook County could see up to 12" of snow as a winter storm moves across the area tonight through Thursday. Please be aware of road conditions and if you must drive, plan accordingly.
Drive-up testing will be held at the Township Bus Garage located at 425 S. Halsted Street. Please enter at driveway located on Vollmer Road near golf course entrance.
As temperatures continue to drop overnight, please be observant and follow some simple safety guidelines.
--Remember to wear multiple layers of clothing. Hats, scarves, and gloves help to conserve body heat.
--Keep a close eye! Space heaters should be turne...
First, second and booster shots will be available.
Pictures courtesy of Mr. Anthony Foushi.
See the street sweeping schedule and map along with the city's supplemental leaf collection program guide and dates:
Vea el horario y mapa de barrido de calles junto con la guía y las fechas del programa suplementario de recogida de hojas de la ciudad:
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal program that can help you stay warm in during winter by providing eligible customers with a one-time payment towards your energy bills. Benefits are available once per program year, Septe...
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Formerly known as “Cop on a Rooftop”, this annual fundraising event helps to support local Special Olympics athletes.
The Chicago Heights Police Department will have officers greeting customers from the Dunkin Donuts located at 120 N. Halsted Str...
COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Link
Flu Vaccine Scheduling Link
SD 170 COVID-19 Vaccine Universal Consent Form 2021 - English - fillable SD 170 COVID-19 Vaccine Universal Consent Form 2021 - Spanish - fillable
National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 3rd, Ward 4 Alderman Chris Baikauskas and Park District Commissioner Michele Baikauskas hosted an early evening bike ride in recognition of National Night Out.
National Night Out is an annual communi...
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Home - Illinois Rental Payment Program (ihda.org)
The City of Chicago Heights July 3rd Fireworks Display will not be scheduled this year based on CDC guidelines and planning logistics.
COVID-19 Walk-In Vaccination Sites
In-Home COVID-19 Vaccination Online Registration
The City is going Green!
On March 12th, a notice was mailed to all City residents and businesses at their ComEd billing address announcing the resumption of our Electric Aggregation Program. You don't need to do anything to participate!
City of Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez and City of Chicago Heights Police Chief Thomas Rogers today announced the passing of Officer Gary Hibbs, a 25-year veteran of the CHPD.
Click here to find out more information about the COVID-19 Vaccination.
For FAQ's in English, Click here.
Para FAQ's en Espanol, clique aqui.
Applications are being accepted now through October 16, 2020, by 4:00 PM:
Cook County COVID-19 RECOVERY Mortgage Assistance Program
Please Note: This program is only for Suburban Cook County homeowners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandem...
IL DCEO Enterprise Zones
The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways last week approved Chicago Heights’ funding application for the Euclid Avenue repairs as part of the County’s 2020 Invest in Cook Program, according to Gonzalez.
IHDA developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA) to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. If approved, homeowners will receive a grant for up to $15,000 to cover missed mortgage p...
Letter from Mayor in English & Spanish below.
The Cook County Community Recovery Initiative, funded by the Cares Act and administered by the Cook County Housing Authority is also offering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
This program is designed for income-eligible renters in suburban...
The IL. Housing Development Authority (IHDA) launched a new Emergency Rental Assistance program. IHDA will be offering up to $5000 in rental assistance to qualified households.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS AUGUST 28TH, 2020.
Please Click Here for Program Details.
The following notice was received from Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District regarding an increase in their fee.
Nicor has issued recommendations on how to be aware if you encounter an individual pretending to be a Nicor employee. Please read insert on how to properly identify a Nicor Gas employee and avoid being scammed.
This is a courtesy update from the City of Chicago Heights Mayor’s Office:
There is a planned protest march on Friday, June 19th, that will take place on Route 30 from Chicago Road to Hilltop Avenue. The event will take place between th...
The Pritzker Administration, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), has launched a new initiative to help Illinois families access and affo...
Loan fund offers one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses and up to $10,000 for independent contractors.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
Apply for the Community Recovery Fund
This is an important update on behalf of Mayor David Gonzalez.
The citywide curfew has been lifted effective today, Saturday June 6th. The order regarding liquor sales remains in place and all liquor sales must cease by 9:00 PM.
Our priority remai...
"Good afternoon, this is Mayor David Gonzalez.
The Chicago Heights Police Department is actively monitoring reports from law enforcement agencies in surrounding communities regarding potential looting and disturbances in retail areas.
I made ...
Chicago Heights City Hall will remain closed to the general public through June 6th to complete installation of materials in the building under the Restore Illinois guidelines for public health and safety.
Current public health updates and notices are post...
In honor of our Veterans, please pause during the National Moment of Remembrance to pay tribute and remember our Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.
National Moment of Remembrance: Monday, May 25th at 3 PM.
Please join us for another Free Face Mask Giveaway in the City Hall parking lot on Friday, May 15th from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Chicago Heights Residents can drive up and get two masks per vehicle, while supplies last.
Proof of Residency required...
Due to low ridership during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning May 18, 2020, and until further notice, Pace Route 357 will temporarily operate on a modified schedule, and service on Pace Route 372 will be temporarily suspended. These routes operate in the S...
Important Community Announcement from Mayor David Gonzalez:
Residents of Chicago Heights, please join us for a Free Face Mask Giveaway this Saturday, May 9th from 10 AM - 1 PM in the Chicago Heights City Hall parking lot.
Limit 2 per ve...
The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter th...
Bloom Township Center will be giving away 500 gallons of milk each week to those in need.
The distribution will be every Thursday from 12 PM to 3 PM at the Township Food Pantry entrance on the North side of Bloom Township Center located at 425 S....
It’s never been so easy to fill out the Census. Fill it out online, over the phone, or by mail - and make a big difference in Illinois and Chicago Heights! Paper copies will arrive soon. Check your mailbox, or visit My2020Census.gov to fill it o...
Mayor David Gonzalez is pleased to announce that a COVID-19 testing site will be opened in Chicago Heights. It will be operated by Aunt Martha’s Pediatric Health Center, located at 500 Dixie Highway. If a person meets newly expanded testing crit...
Republic Services will resume yard waste and bulk item pickup effective Monday, April 27, 2020.
On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will be hosting a webinar in Spanish about the resources available for small business owners impacted by the coronavirus. To register please clic...
Pace To Implement “Quick Board, Safe Board” Program To Expedite Boarding
Fares will be temporarily waived on fixed route and ADA paratransit service.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19 and limit operator-passenger interaction, Pace will...
Governor Pritzker announced a statewide “Stay At Home” Executive Order on Friday, March 20, 2020, to maximize containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This Executive Order goes into effect on Saturday, March 21st at 5:00 PM...
The 2020 Census is here and a complete and accurate census count will impact funding for the City of Chicago Heights for the next 10 years. Data from the census helps determine where more than $675 billion is spent among the states. Responding is easy! Yo...
AlertCook, Hotline and Email
Sign up for AlertCook, Cook County’s text alert system. Simply text "AlertCook" to 888-777.
The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has opened a new hotline, with live translation services availab...
The City of Chicago Heights is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please visit our Public Health page under the "Community" tab for more detailed information provided by the Center for Disease Con...
Both Metra Rail and Pace Bus will begin operating on temporary, alternate weekday schedules, beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, to adjust for the reduced number of riders due to school closures, work-from-home mandates and other consequences of the coronav...
Why is the Census important?