Mayor Yukich's Blog

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2019 Mayor's Blog

June 27, 2019 - The Mayor addresses questions about the Sports Complex feasibility study and lists upcoming Summer events. 

2018 Mayor's Blog
September 18,2018 - Highlights include Welcome Big Joe's Backyard BBQ and Randori Jiu Jitsu, Interim Village Manager Anne Marie Gaura, Parker Road Update, Active Core Construction is Underway, Preparing for a Disaster, Big Tree Champions Contest Winners, A Nice Evening with the Stars, Trail Crossing Signs Removed for Replacement and Upcoming Events

August 10, 2018 - Highlights include: Heritage Park Active Core, Welcome We Escape, 159th Street Update, Village Seeking Civil Engineer, Thank You For Our 2018 Homer Community Festival, Chalk-It-Up Chalked It Up, August is CPR and AED Month, and Upcoming Events

May 23, 2018 - Highlights include: Heritage Park Gazebo Funded By Homer Glen Junior Woman's Club, Congratulations Homer 33C Girls Bowling Team, Bob Schmidt - Thank You For Making a Difference, May is National Military Appreciation Month, Dollar Tree Coming To Homer Glen, Hadley Road Resurfacing, 2018 Road Resurfacing Program, Arbor Day Tree Planted at Goodings Grove Park, Biggest Tree in Homer Glen Contest, Adult and Student Volunteers Needed, Carnival Mega Passes on Sale at Village Hall, Mosquito Spraying Scheduled, and Upcoming Events 

April 27, 2018 - Highlights include Welcome at Ease Craft Beer Pub, IAW Open House Presentation, Thank You Boy Scout Troop 63 and Cub Scout Pack 61, State of the Village Address, Trail Markers Installed on the Heroes Trail, Enbridge Pipeline Maintenance, Biggest Tree in Homer Glen Contest, Pre-Carnival Party for Families With Special Needs, and Upcoming Events

April 6, 2018- Highlights include 'Hardest Working Man in Homer Glen', Homer Junior High Wrestling State Champions, 2018 State of the Village, Welcome Infuego Furnishings, Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday, Seasonal Job Opportunity, 143rd Street Widening Project Update, Reconstruction of IAW Water Reclamation Facility, Illinois Commerce Commission Follows up to Water Concerns, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Tree City USA Designation, Biggest Tree Contest and Upcoming Events

March 5, 2018 - Highlights include Strategic Planning Update, WCDOT Public Meeting - 143rd Street Road Widening, 159th Street and Water Rates Topics of Discussion, Water and Sewer Concerns, March is Poison Prevention Month, and Upcoming Events

January 25, 2018 - Highlights include Welcome V.I.P. Nails & Spa III, January is Radon Action Month, Village of Homer Glen Strategic Planning, Helpline for Opioids & Other Substance Abuse, Holiday Lights Recycling, Snowbirds Can Save on Winter Water Bill, and Upcoming Events

2017 Mayor's Blog 

December 22, 2017 - Highlights include Welcome Wow Sushi, Illinois Begins Year-long Bicentennial Celebration, Holiday Lights and Tree Recycling, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony , Village Hall Holiday Observance

November 21, 2017 - Highlights include Congratulations to Homer Stallions Lightweight and Junior Varsity Teams, Don't Be the Victim of a Telephone Scam, HTFPD is Seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Village Hall will be Closed on November 23 & 24, Shop Small Business Saturday, Annual Homer Glen Tree Lighting.

October 20, 2017 - Highlights include Homer Fire Protection District Receives $318,812 Grant, Goodings Grove Trail Extension is Complete, Happy 100th Birthday Floy Pelletier, Homer Glen Lands Day Tree Planted in Erin Hills Park, 2017 Community & Nature in Harmony Award Winners, and Upcoming Events. 

September 22, 2017 - Highlights include Shop Homer Glen, Heritage Park Groundbreaking, Goodings Grove Park Update, Goodings Grove Trail Extension, AED Units for Sheriff Patrol Units, Upcoming Events

August 16, 2017 - Highlights include Heritage Park Will Be Closed for Phase I Construction, 167th Street and Will-Cook Road Closure August 16, New School Year Begins This Week, Upcoming Events

July 20, 2017 - Highlights include: Evlyn's Gate North Park Dedication, National Citizen Survey Results, Seeking Assistant Planner, Homer Glen Named #24 in The Safest Cities in Illinois, Heritage Park Update, Upcoming Events.

June 30, 2017 - Highlights include: 2017 Homer Fest a Success for the Community, Northern Border Pipeline Company Performing Mitigation, Welcome Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, Community-Wide Mosquito Spraying, Environment Committee Seeks Nominations for Community and Nature in Harmony Awards, Goodings Grove Park Groundbreaking, Will County Clerk Seeks Election Judges, New Flag at Village Hall, Village Office Closed on July 4, Upcoming Events.

June 1, 2017 - Highlights include: Congratulations Payton Myers, Pre-Carnival Party for those with Special Needs, The National Citizen Survey, Hiring Part-Time Custodian, How to Open Your Business Resource, Happy 100th Birthday Florence Viscum, Enbridge Pipeline Maintenance, and Upcoming Events

May 15, 2017 - Highlights include: Welcome New Village Board Member Keith Gray, Welcome Frontera Sur, Seeking Part-time Development Services Inspector, National Citizen Survey Now Underway, IEPA Awards Village Section 319 Grant Funding, ComEd Tree Trimming, and Upcoming Events

May 1, 2017 - Highlights include: Trustee Mike Costa Receives Key to the Village, Welcome Chipotle Mexican Grill, Seeking Part-time Development Services Inspector, National Citizen Survey, 159th Street Business to Receive Identity Signs, and Upcoming Events

April 17, 2017 -Highlights Include: Happy 16th Anniversary Village of Homer Glen, Lieutenant Governor Recognizes the Village and Other Partners for Shared Services, Congratulations to Shannon Schroeder on receiving "2017 Educator of the Year" Award, and Upcoming Events

March 28, 2017 - Highlights Include: Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, Will County Sheriff's Contract, Tree City USA Designation, ComEd Vegetation Management, Seasonal Maintenance Workers Needed, Plan Commission, and Upcoming Events. 

March 10, 2017 - Highlights include: Facebook Page Launch, Proposed Master Concept Plan for Heritage Park, ComEd Vegetation Management, Seasonal Maintenance Workers Needed, Plan Commission Opening, and Upcoming Events 


February 24, 2017- Highlights Include: Homer Township Republican Primary, Inspection Dig in Old Oak South, Seasonal Maintenance Workers Needed, Parkway Tree Planting, ComEd Vegetation Management, Plan Commission Opening, and Upcoming Events. 

February 10, 2017 - Highlights Include: Homer Township Republican Primary, Homer Glen's Newest Centenarian, Heritage Park Update, Parkway Tree Planting, ComEd Vegetation Management, Plan Commission Opening, and Upcoming Events.

                           Mayor George Yukich

Mayor George Yukich