Over the next several months you will probably notice a series of meetings and announcements talking about a comprehensive plan. This plan, known as the Town of Cicero Comprehensive Plan, is a study that will be conducted with the assistance of The Lakota Group to create a type of blueprint to help make decisions on the best way to improve the Town over the next decade or so.
Hundreds of residents crowded Cicero’s Town Hall Courtyard on Tuesday, August 5, as they joined thousands of other communities throughout the country, and Canada, during the annual National Night Out event.
Cicero’s Fire Department has seen some changes over the past several months. With the number of retirements, the fire department has had to replenish its forces with new leadership and new hires. At the August 12 Board Meeting, eight new firefighters were sworn in to begin their duty protecting the Town.
As the Mixed Martial Arts world works to become an Olympic sport, they have turned their focus from the Pay-Per-View events towards amateur competition. The work has paid off for three Cicero residents as they claimed the world titles for their weight classes at the inaugural International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championship held in Las Vegas during the first week of July.
The finalists for this year’s Señorita Cicero beauty pageant were unveiled during the Cicero Town Board meeting on Tuesday, August 12, with six young ladies vying for the title and a shot at Miss Illinois. And, like last year, the public can help determine who will represent the Town.