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Posted on: October 26, 2020

October Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Cancelled


The October Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7 PM has been cancelled.  The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 23, 2020.

View or download cancellation notice here. E-Flash
Posted on: October 26, 2020

E. Quincy Street Road Closure


E. Quincy Street will be closed Tuesday, October 27th and Wednesday October 28th.  The road will be closed to through traffic between S. Cowley and just east of Metal Mites.  Please find alternate routes.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

It's Oak-tober!

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October is a great month to celebrate trees!  Did you know you can find information about every tree on public land in Riverside in the Riverside Tree Viewer online?  Find your trees and chalk up the name on the sidewalk so everyone can ...

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Learn more here! E-Flash
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Halloween 2020 in Riverside


The Village will not ban trick-or-treating; however, anyone who opts to participate must comply with CDC and IDPH guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Illinois Department of Public Health clas...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Important Information for Voters

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There are several ways for Riverside residents to cast a ballot in the upcoming Presidential Election.  Early Voting begins locally on October 19, 2020.  The Early Voting locations closest to Riverside are:  Brookfield Village H...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Electric Aggregation Update


In 2012, the village had a referendum on whether to allow the village to purchase electricity from electric aggregation programs. Riverside voters approved the referendum by 75%.

In the early years of electric aggregation, Riverside was able to procure low...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update from President Sells

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Dear Neighbors,Riverside, like most of Illinois, is experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. All of the science indicates that this trend is likely to get worse as we move into the fall and winter months. And the reason that cases are increasing is becau...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 Rental Assistance is Available

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The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development announced yesterday that the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program is now open.  The Rental Assistance Program helps suburban Cook County residents having difficulty paying their rent as a result of the...

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See all COVID-19 Updates here. E-Flash
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Illinois Housing Development Authority

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If you have been unable to pay your rent due to COVID-19, Emergency Rental Assistance is available.  It is important to continue paying as much of your rent as you can.  Also, talk to your landlord on a regular basis about your situation...

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Learn more and apply here. E-Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2020

ComEd News

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ComEd is offering residential customer assistance programs.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Find details here. E-Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2020

August 5, 2020 COVID-19 Update

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued guidance for bars, fitness clubs, personal care businesses and other gathering places to respond to a new surge in COVID-19 cases in suburban Cook County, particularly among young adults.

The p...

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Find more information here. E-Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2020

2020 Census Update

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Currently, Riverside’s 2020 Census self-response rate is 79.7%.  We need everyone’s cooperation to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in Riverside!  Beginning the week of July 30, Census Bureau em...

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Respond to the 2020 Census here! E-Flash