Cicero hosts public meeting to help residents get Flood answers

Cicero hosts public meeting to help residents get Flood answers On Tuesday July 18, Town President Larry Dominic hosted a public meeting at Morton College to allow residents to ask questions of the various government agencies who deal with flooding issues. Among those present were: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) President Kari Steele and Commissioners Patricia Theresa Flynn, Precious Brady Davis Dan Pogorzelski and Marcelino Garcia and the MWRD Executive Staff including Engineering Department, Cook [Learn More]

Town Statement on Floods 7 2 2023

Flooding from record heavy rains has hit a dozen suburban communities, including Cicero … Cicero crews were out all day and night during the record rainfall and flooding, ensuring the sewer covers were clear to help expedite the draining of the record and heavy rain.¬† To be clear the record setting rainfall saw over 8″ of rain in a six hour timeframe, something not manageable by any size sewer system¬†or retention district. Cicero homeowners are [Learn More]

Legislators demand BNSF Railway alleviates flooding from their properties

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]

Water Flow Action Alert

Water Flow Action Alert Severe flooding causes road blocks and sewer backups throughout the West Suburbs. We received this advisory from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) that could help ease the excess water in our area. The MWRD has reported an Overflow Action Alert emergency in our area due to heavy recent storms. The MWRD interceptors are surcharged, doing the best they can to keep up with the heavy rains that have hit the [Learn More]