The City of Elmhurst Development, Planning and Zoning Committee will hear presentations on April 13 from two applicants who responded to the city’s request for proposals for use of two city-owned parcels in the downtown area.
The Clarendon Hills Police Department will hold a blood drive on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the police station, 448 Park Avenue. Those who donate blood will receive a free T-shirt, a free KCBS barbecue lunch and an entry into a raffle to win a 32-inch LED TV.
U.S. Reps. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) are seeking more funding for job training and adult education programs in 2016. Duckworth and Bonamici recently sent a letter to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies requesting the additional funding.
State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Dist. 41) said on Thursday that the publication Bond Buyer has reported that Moody’s Investors Service has reacted positively to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s local-government consolidation efforts. In February, Rauner created the Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force, via executive order, to find ways to reduce the state's 6,900 units of local government.
Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, visited District 14 on Wednesday, accepting an invitation by U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) to trumpet the difference the bank is making in supporting manufacturers and businesses in the state.
Although waste-management hauling prices in Lombard have slightly increased in 2015, the city continues to enjoy one of the lowest rates for garbage collection in the area, the city's website said last week. Recently, Lombard decided to increase its garbage service rates by 6 cents for a standard 64-gallon toter.
State Rep. Christine Radogno (R-41st) recently posted a news release on her website informing residents that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is encouraging people to develop a Family Communications Plan that includes the “Text First, Talk Second” concept.