Town of Cicero Honored for Financial Excellence for the 7th Consecutive Year

On January 19th, 2018 the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) announced that a panel of independent reviewers has completed its examination of the Town’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) and has awarded the Town with the GFOA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. “The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular [Learn More]

Icicle Safety Tips

This winter’s heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures have created dramatic icicles and large sheets of ice on many rooftops. Now with temperatures growing warmer, icicles can fall on unsuspecting homeowners or pedestrians. While deaths from falling icicles are rare, they do happen. While the best approach is to remain cautious, here are some additional safety tips and recommendations: Do not stand under structures with icicles. The weight of icicles can cause gutters, awnings, and ornamental [Learn More]

Father/Daughter Dance

Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission present the 11th annual Father/Daughter Dance. Girls from toddlers up to high school can enjoy a special evening with their dad from 6:30 – 9pm on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Cicero Community Center.

Cicero Honors Dr. King’s Legacy

On the heels of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, Cicero’s youth and adults joined together to commemorate his legacy during a special ceremony. Held at Cicero’s Community Center, the Jan. 11 event featured students from Wilson School and J. S. Morton High School District 201 discussing the impact King has had in their lives and the lives of millions of Americans. Kasumba “Kal” Lwanga, a member of Morton 201’s Board [Learn More]

Cicero Fire Department Testing Announcement 2018

For further information, email us at pfcommission@thetownofcicero.com The Cicero Fire Department participates in a comprehensive testing process conducted by the Cicero Fire and Police Commission in order to prepare an eligibility list of qualified candidates for the fire department.  The current eligibility list expires on 28 March 2018 and the process for creating a new list will begin on 10 Feb 2018 (see instructions below for further information).  The qualification requirements for participating in the [Learn More]

Town Welcomes Three Kings at January Event

Cicero’s Christmas celebrations ended on Jan. 6 as residents filled Cicero Stadium for the annual Three Kings event. The annual event featured a number of local performers showcasing their talent for attendees, a reenactment of the visit of the wise men to the Christ Child, the Rosca, and free toys for every child at the event. “While many Americans end their Christmas celebrations after Dec. 25, the Latin Community traditionally celebrates for twelve days, running [Learn More]

Cicero Resident Lights Up The Town With Home Display

Clark Griswold may not live in Cicero, but those living at 1500 S 61st Ave. in Cicero may be the next best thing. The family lit up the streets with its Christmas display, which included homemade light signs wishing everyone both “Feliz Navidad” and “Merry Christmas,” Santa on the roof, the Nativity, and much more. “One of the most enchanting parts of the holiday season is driving down the streets and feeling like you’re in [Learn More]

Happy New Year!

Dear Cicero residents, Happy New Year! How many of you are ready to enforce those New Year’s resolutions? My resolution always stays the same, to cheer on the Chicago Cubs even more than I did last year and to make sure the new year is the best year yet for Cicero. We ended 2017 on a high note when SafeHomes named Cicero one of the safest cities in Illinois. I am always proud of the [Learn More]

Cicero Seniors Celebrate Holidays at Annual Dinner/Dance

Cicero’s senior community gathered together on Dec. 9 to ring in the Christmas season during the Annual Senior Christmas Party at the Cicero Community Center. Residents wore their favorite festive outfits and enjoyed a hot lunch, live music, dancing, and raffles. Residents enjoyed the Christmas celebration organized by Susan Banks of Senior Activities and Ryan Chlada of Senior Services. “I cannot recall a time when residents did not come up to me at these events [Learn More]

Cicero’s November ‘Super Seniors’ Recognized

Each month during a meeting of the Cicero Town Board, officials recognize the achievements of citizens who have reached the age of 90 or above through the “Super Seniors” program organized by Town Collector Fran Reitz. During the Nov. 28 board meeting, the town recognized four seniors: Mary DeCarolis, 93; Antonia Guerrero, 90; Evelyn Mayer, 91; and Geraldine Mesek, 95. Reitz introduced each of the honorees, who thanked Town President Larry Dominick and the board [Learn More]

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