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What’s New – The City of Hickory Hills, Illinois http://hickoryhillsil.org Sat, 16 Nov 2019 02:58:11 -0600 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 ComEd Offering Utility Bill Relief to Income Eligible Customers http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/11/comed-offering-utility-bill-relief-to-income-eligible-customers/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:58:11 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5101 Know any friends or family having trouble paying their energy bills? Let them know help is available.

Attend the Community Resource Fair from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm on December 14, 2019 at the Summit Park District at 5700 S. Archer Road in Summit.

Financial assistance is available for customers struggling to pay their natural gas and electric bills:

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) — Provides financial assistance through grants that do not need to be repaid.
  • Nicor Gas Sharing Program — Provides one-time annual grants that do not need to be repaid.
  • ComEd Residential Hardship Program — Income-eligible, residential customers can apply once every two years for grants of up to $500 based on need and availability of program funds. Grant amounts may vary while funds are available.
  • CHAMP–Proud of Our Military, Proud to Help — A financial-assistance program that offers an optional package of benefits to qualified military personnel who reside within ComEd’s service territory and have fallen behind on their electric bill.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Proof of current 30-day gross income for all household members
  • Copy of most recent natural gas and electric bills if you pay for your home energy directly (Must provide entire bill)
  • Proof of Social Security Numbers for all household members (Hard-copy of Social Security cards, print-out from Social Security Administration or any other form of government-issued identification that shows both name and Social Security number)
  • Applicants that have their utilities included in the rent must bring proof of rental agreement stating monthly rental amount, that utilities are included, and landlord contact information. (Rent cost must be greater than 30% of household 30-day gross income)
  • Medical Eligibility Card for any household members who receive TANF

Applications for these programs will only be taken from 9am–12:30pm. Click here for more information.

Representatives from Nicor Gas’ and ComEd’s Energy Efficiency programs will be available onsite to answer any questions and provide participants with FREE energy-saving kits.

2019 Veteran’s Day Ceremony http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/11/2019-veterans-day-ceremony/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 08:41:32 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5092 The 2019 Hickory Hills Veteran’s Day Ceremony took place on Saturday, November 9th at City Hall.

Unified School District 230 State Volleyball Champions http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/11/unified-school-district-230-state-volleyball-champions/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 08:56:06 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5089 The city of Hickory Hills congratulates our School District 230 Unified Volleyball State Champions! We are proud of your great accomplishment!

2019 Howl Through the Hills Results http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/10/2019-howl-through-the-hills-results/ Sat, 26 Oct 2019 21:51:51 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5079 With thanks to our race co-host, North Palos School District 117, this year’s Howl Through the Hills 5k was another successful community event with nearly 250 participants racing through the streets of Hickory Hills.

Click here for the race results.





Police Officer Sworn In http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/10/police-officer-sworn-in/ Thu, 24 Oct 2019 21:25:28 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5072 Hickory Hills Police officer Joseph Clark was sworn in as a Sergeant at the October 24th City Council meeting.

Catizone Elected Vice President of Municipal Clerks of Illinois http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/10/catizone-elected-vice-president-of-municipal-clerks-of-illinois/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:10:38 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5063 Congratulations to City Clerk Dee Catizone, who was recently elected Vice President of Municipal Clerks of Illinois, which supports and promotes intergovernmental and inter-organizational cooperation and communication to address issues affecting local government.

Police Lieutenant Retires http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/09/police-lieutenant-retires/ Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:35:31 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=5002 Lt. Tim Stevens of the Hickory Hills Police recently retired. We wish him the best in his retirement.

New Police Officer Sworn In http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/08/new-police-officer-sworn-in/ Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:38:58 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=4997 New police officer Jacob Jakaitis was recently sworn in at the Hickory Hills City Council meeting.

Officer Jakaitis

Pace Suburban Bus Open Positions http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/07/pace-suburban-bus-open-positions/ Fri, 19 Jul 2019 19:24:13 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=4972 Pace Suburban Bus is actively seeking qualified candidates for Bus Operators and Mechanics at all Pace Divisions.

Click here to learn more.

West Nile Virus Transmission http://hickoryhillsil.org/2019/07/west-nile-virus-transmission/ Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:29:58 +0000 http://hickoryhillsil.org/?p=4959 The cool spring experienced this year has suppressed production of the mosquito species involved in West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission and the WNV amplification cycle within the adult mosquito population. With the return of warm temperatures, conditions are ideal to reverse this trend.

The Mosquito Abatement District recently released a list of steps to take to help prevent potential breeding sources around the home.