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Village Council Meeting July 26, 2021 Join In Person, Online (ZOOM Meeting) or Call-in

You are invited to join the Village July 26th Council Meeting In Person, Online (Zoom Meeting) or by Phone at 7:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).  See the options below:

Public Comments are required to be submitted to the Village Clerk in advance of the meeting.  In-Person Comments: Complete and submit Speaker Sign-In Form to Village Clerk prior to 7:00 p.m.
E-mail Comments:  E-mail required to be sent to Village Clerk (vmoritz@forestpark.net) prior to 6:30 p.m.

Click here to view the Agenda Packet

Please click the link to join the webinar (Zoom Meeting):  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89381664091  (Webinar ID): 893 8166 4091, Passcode: 152273   

Notice & Reminder! Increased Levels of West Nile Virus within the Adult Mosquito Population ~ Avoid Exposure ~

Several areas within the District are currently experiencing increased levels of West Nile Virus (WNV) within the adult mosquito population to the level where transmission to humans is likely. The species of mosquito involved in WNV transmission is a passive mosquito, and not an aggressive biter with its presence often undetected. Recent warm temperatures have created ideal conditions for the production of this mosquito species along with rapid amplification of WNV.

Residents are encouraged to use a common sense approach in avoiding exposure to adult mosquitoes and any potential mosquito-borne diseases.

Friendly Reminders:

  • Window screens should be inspected and repaired if damaged to prevent mosquitoes from entering the home.
  • Eliminate anything that can hold enough water to breed mosquitoes.
  • Residents should look for potential mosquito breeding sources around the home and take the following simple steps:
    1. Throw away all trash that can hold water as cans, jars, bottles, etc.
    2. Clean rain gutters/downspouts to prevent water from standing in gutters or on flat roofs.
    3. Change water in bird baths, wading pools, etc. at least once a week.
    4. Maintain swimming pools properly.
    5. Remove or turn over containers, buckets, wheel barrows, etc. which may accumulate water.
    6. Screen rain barrels to prevent adult mosquitoes from depositing eggs on the water’s surface.
    7. Aerate ornamental ponds and stock with goldfish or other surface-feeding fish to control mosquito production.
    8. Dispose of any used tires without rims to prevent water accumulation.

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Important Notice!!!  The Cook County Forest Park Vaccination Facility is Closed as of 7/20/21, see details below for how to get your Vaccination Shot

The last appointment for administering the shot at 7630 Roosevelt Road was on 7/20/21, however click on the following link for Vaccine Facility Details~  NOW in home vaccine assistance is available call…   The Village of Forest Park thanks everyone for their dedication and hard work in helping everyone during these times.  Visit us on Facebook
For an updated list of vaccination sites, please visit: https://myshotcookcounty.com/
  • Visit Cook County website for how to make an appointment.   As of today, 7/20/21, it is recommended doses are to be administered to ages 12 up to 17.  They must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Register online at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov      or
  • Call 833-308-1988  (existing cook county Covid-19 Vaccination registration number) Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Text 438829 with your zip code to received the nearest vaccination site near you
  • Covid HOMEBOUND FLYER (service for seniors 65   OR    have a disability    OR    use adaptive equipment)  Call 833-308-1988 to register.

 

Appropriation Public Hearing Meeting, Monday 7/26 @ 6:45pm at Forest Park Village Hall

The hearing will be held for consideration of the proposed adoption of the Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year 2021-2022 for the Village of Forest Park.

Location: 517 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest IL 60130

Notice: Click here to view the notice

Please click the link to join by webinar (Zoom Meeting) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89381664091  (Webinar ID): 893 8166 4091, Passcode: 152273   –Please note:  The Zoom link and location is the same for the 7:ooPM, 7/26/21 Village Council Meeting.