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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Voting and Registration Deadlines for the June Primary Election

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Registration

The June 28, 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election is fast approaching! If you are currently not registered to vote, you may do so by visiting the Cook County Clerk’s website here: https://www.cookcountyclerkil.gov/elections/ways-to-vo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2022

Mulching 101

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Mulching is one of many beneficial practices a homeowner can do for the health of their tree.  Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed and turf grass competition for nutrients and water, and improve overall soil structure over ti...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Four Signs of a Scam

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1. Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know.

Scammers often pretend to be contacting you on behalf of the government. They might use a real name, like the Social Security Administration, the IRS, or Medicare, or make ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Building Permit Reminder

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Are you improving your home to add value or planning to move soon? 

When you choose to complete home improvements without obtaining a permit from the Village, you must ask, “Is it worth the risk?”

The Village of Riverside requir...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

No Mow May

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The benefits of No Mow May initiative are too vast to ignore.

The Village of Riverside has a history of celebrating the natural world. In harmony with this, the Landscape Advisory Commission (LAC) is evaluating the sustainability initiative of No Mow May. ...

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E-Flash
Posted on: April 12, 2022

New Interactive Maps of Riverside!

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Located under the Business in Riverside tab, click on the Interactive Community Map to view Riverside's zoning, streets, school districts and more.

Located under the Departments tab in Parks & Recreation, click on Facilities & Parks to vie...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Special Event Application & Forms

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Special Events

In order to hold various special events in Riverside, a Special Event Application Packet is required along with a $10 application fee. 

Temporary Food Service

Any event where food will be served must also submit a Temporary Food Servi...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

The Rainy Season Begins in April – be prepared

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Before severe storms, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) will lower the levels of the Chicago Area Waterway System. They work around the clock to manage the excess water coming in to the 7 water reclamation plants. To help reduce the strai...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in coal tar based sealants

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Next time you seal your asphalt driveway please consider choosing an acrylic, latex or asphalt emulsion instead of a coal tar based sealant. Coal tar contains high levels of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs). According to the International Agency fo...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Household Hazards, Recycling and Shredding Event

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The Village of Riverside and Flood Brothers are partnering to help residents dispose of household hazards on Saturday, May 21. The Household Hazards, Recycling and Shredding event will be held at the Riverside Public Works Facility, 3860 Columbus Boulevar...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available

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Self-tests can be ordered online for free at COVIDtests.gov. Placing an order only requires your name and residential address. You may also share your email address to get updates on your order. No ID, credit card, or health insurance information is requi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Behind on Housing Costs due to COVID-19? The Illinois Housing Authority may be able to help.

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In order to be eligible for emergency mortgage assistance provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), the homeowner must:

  • Have experienced a COVID-19- related hardship after January 21, 2020.
  • Be delinquent on mortgage and/or property taxe...
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Posted on: February 25, 2022

COVID-19 Update and Masking

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Based on Governor Pritzker’s announcement to end the State mask mandate, effective February 28, 2022, the Village of Riverside will transition to masks being optional but recommended for visitors at Village facilities and meetings.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Rental Property Registrations Update

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Residential Rental Registration Program Update

The Riverside Residential Rental Registration Program, approved in 2021, started on January 1, 2022. Most rental property owners completed required registrations before the deadline of January 31. At this time...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Mental Health First Aid

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The Village of La Grange Park, in conjunction with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), is co-hosting an event series focused on health and wellness. These events will take place on Mondays (dates below) in March, April, and May.

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Door to Door Solicitation List

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Per section 3-16-2 of the Riverside Municipal Code, soliciting door to door is not allowed in the Village of Riverside without a permit.  Any organization wishing to solicit or hand out flyers door to door must first register with the village and...

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Municipal Code Title 3, Chapter 16 - Solicitors Trending in Riverside