Cicero Assessor Host Tax Appeals Seminar

Town Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari has one major goal almost every August: to make sure every resident takes advantage of every property tax reduction available for them. To help make that happen, he teamed up with Cook County Commissioner Dan Patlak to host a tax appeals seminar at the beginning of August. “Every year Cook County gives us a month-long window when residents can appeal their property tax rates and reduce their obligations,” Cundari said. [Learn More]

Cicero Board Honors Tuskegee Airmen During Special Meeting

Cicero’s Town Board adopted a resolution honoring the Tuskegee Airmen and presented the honor to one of it’s veterans during a book reading on July 28. The resolution recognized Capt. Jack Lyle, who visited the town to speak about his experiences serving as an African-American pilot in World War II at the Cicero Public Library. The Tuskegee Airmen is the popular name for the members of the 332nd Fighter Group and the 447th Bombardment Group [Learn More]

Summer is Nearly Over, Time for Fall Events

Dear Cicero residents, It seems like just yesterday we were putting on our sweaters for a chilly spring day. Now we are entering the final month of summer. It won’t be long before classes start back up at Morton 201 and District 99 and the town hosts several back-to-school events, including our End of Summer Bash, the final Summer in the Park event. August starts with the annual CYC Family Picnic and this year it [Learn More]

Super Senior Recognized at Board Meeting

Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees recognized Ofelia Cuellar as a “Super Senior 90 or above” program at the recent meeting of the Board Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Ofelia was accompanied by her daughter and family and received a bouquet of flowers and certificate from Trustees John Cava and Victor Garcia. Congratulations and Happy 90th Birthday Ofelia.

Waggin Tails Vaccination Clinic Continues Throughout the Year

Cicero’s Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter has been hosting low-cost vaccination clinics for Cicero pets each month throughout the year. With the continued support of the town, the clinic continues to provide support for pet owners and will host its annual microchipping clinic on Aug. 30. The low cost options ensure the town’s animals are healthy and safe. “The more pets we are able to vaccinate, the less likely we will see diseases like rabies infect [Learn More]

Cicero Honors Tuskegee Airmen

The Town of Cicero adopted a resolution honoring the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-African American air force unit that fought during World War II. One of the survivors of the Tuskegee Air Unit is Capt. Jack Lyle who spoke at a special public meeting at the Cicero Public Library Saturday Morning. Derek Dominick, a board member of District 99 who represented his father Town President Larry Dominick at the ceremonies Saturday morning presented the resolution to [Learn More]

Families Enjoy Summer in the Park Activities

Summer in the park activities have been a big hit with families, young people and seniors. Events at Community Park (34th and Laramie) and the Municipal Center Plaza (behind Town Hall) include something for everyone. This week focuses on inventions of the world’s most extreme machines including big trucks, monster trucks, and more. Check out the trucks at Community Park Wednesday, July 25th. Next week is Beach Party Week (Sun, Cicero Community Park; Mon. Cicero [Learn More]

Firehouse Renamed in Honor of Fallen Firefighter

The Town of Cicero renamed the Firehouse at 5410 W. 34th Street in memory of Lt. Robert “Augie” Augustyn who died of injuries while on duty sustained during an accident on Sept. 6, 2001. Lt. Augustyn’s wife Sharon attended the board meeting to accept the recognition and to thank President Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees for the honor. The resolution was presented to Sharon Augustyn by Trustee John Cava. A formal renaming will [Learn More]

Town Raises Funds for Guatemalan Victims

Volunteers and local officials stood by as residents came into Cicero’s Community Center to donate cash and checks. It was part of an effort by the town to help alleviate the financial losses that have occured in the small Central American nation this year. The Guatemalan fundraiser featured live music, activities for the kids, and other opportunities for residents to show their support for the victims of Volcán de Fuego that erupted in June. It [Learn More]

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