Cicero holds line with “Zero Property Tax Increase” budget The Town of Cicero voted Tuesday (Dec. 14, 2021) to approve a budget that calls for no property tax increase on local property taxes but expands services for seniors, families and young people. President Larry Dominick said he was able to cover costs using last year’s budget and revenues from the American Rescue Plan and utilizing Federal and State grants. Although the Town property tax is [Learn More]
Legislators demand BNSF Railway alleviates flooding from their properties (Spanish below) Town President Larry Dominick and officials of Cook County and the Illinois Legislature demanded that the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway be “held accountable for flooding problems” they have caused to neighboring residences as a result of concrete resurfacing of their properties. At a press conference Wednesday Dec. 8, 2021 at Cicero Town Hall, State Senator Steve Landek, State Senator Antonio “Tony” [Learn More]
Senior Christmas Gift Drive-Thru Giveaway on Dec. 17 Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Senior Center are hosting a Christmas Gift Drive-Thru Giveaway on Friday Dec. 17 from 10 am until 3 PM at the Senior Center, 5631 W. 35th Street. The event is for Cicero Seniors over the age of 62. You must register in person or by calling 708-222-8690. You must provide an ID when picking up your gift. El presidente [Learn More]
Las tasas de vacunación contra el COVID 19 en Cicero han superado el 70 por ciento, según informan funcionarios del condado de Cook La presidenta de la Junta del Condado de Cook, Toni Preckwinkle, viajó al municipio de Cicero el lunes 6 de Diciembre del 2021, para anunciar que los esfuerzos de vacunación contra el COVID en nuestra ciudad han dado como resultado una tasa de vacunación del 71 por ciento para proteger de forma [Learn More]
Cicero vaccination rate exceeds 70 percent, County officials report View video of the press conference and photos below Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle traveled to the Town of Cicero Monday to announce that the Town’s COVID vaccination efforts have exceeded a 70 percent vaccination rate for the community. Town President Larry Dominick thanked Preckwinkle for the support that Cicero has received from Cook County that provided support to the Town’s Health Department which has [Learn More]
TOWN OF CICERO DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING Larry Dominick – Town President CDBG-CV UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPLICATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE The Town of Cicero will utilize a portion of its allocation of CDBG-CV funds to make Emergency Payments for Public Utilities for Cicero residents of home-owner occupied single-family dwelling units that fell behind on payments for up to $500. This will not cover the cost of trash collection or late fees. In order to qualify [Learn More]
Morton 201 Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser through Dec. 4 The Morton 201 Foundation has a fundraising drive that ends Dec. 4 to raise funds for its Scholarship program. The Town of Cicero is not affiliated with the Morton 201 Foundation nor this event. We are sharing it for the benefit of our residents. The Town of Cicero has no liability regarding this event and is not involved in organizing or sponsoring it. The Morton 201 Foundation, [Learn More]
Police continue to search for suspects in Kevin Sanders killing Town President Larry Dominick, the Town of Cicero Board of Directors and Cicero Police Department Chief Jerry Chlada are commemorating the 11th anniversary of the tragic killing of a 15 year old Kevin Sanders on November 22, 2010. The Sanders killing has been one of the most elusive homicide investigations that the Cicero Police have conducted over the years but we continue to hope to [Learn More]
Christmas in the Park, Sunday Nov, 28, 2021 Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees are proud to present the annual Christmas in the Park Sunday Nov. 28, 2021 from 4 PM until 7 PM Cicero Community Park. One update: Also performing at 5 PM will be Chicago Radiance – Synchronized Ice Skating Team.
Cicero gang crimes chart Street gang related homicides have remained significantly lower over the years in part to a stronger police response to street gang activity and a zero tolerance for gun related violence. Here is the latest chart showing the downward trend over the years.