Posts Tagged “Mayor Sergio Rodriguez”

Summit wants new water meters

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Summit wants new water meters

Summit wants new water meters Loan from state EPA may provide them at no cost  By Steve Metsch Summit hopes to get a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to pay for new water meters at homes and businesses throughout the village. Village officials think Summit could qualify for a loan of up to…

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Launching Summit’s future

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Launching Summit’s future

Launching Summit’s future Tour of boat launch site reels in ideas By Steve Metsch For the first time in three years, the Summit boat launch on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal was open to visitors on a recent sun-kissed morning. Invited by Summit Mayor Sergio Rodriguez, representatives from several organizations toured the site. Representatives…

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Summit tables paving contract

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Summit tables paving contract

Summit tables paving contract Officials to decide parking lot’s future By Steve Metsch The Summit Village Board on Monday night tabled plans to approve a $140,479 contract with M&J Asphalt, of Cicero, for the paving a gravel lot the village owns on 63rdStreet, behind Taste of Heaven on the west side of Archer. “We are…

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Summit police promote pair

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Summit police promote pair

Summit police promote pair Ortiz is first Hispanic lieutenant in village By Steve Metsch Monday night’s meeting of the Summit Village Board had a law enforcement flavor. Longtime lieutenant David Otto retired. Officer Steve Kirkolis was promoted to sergeant. And detective sergeant Mel Ortiz was promoted to lieutenant. Each was unanimously approved by the village…

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Summit to test raffles

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Summit to test raffles

Summit to test raffles St. Joe’s raffle to be closely watched by village By Steve Metsch The Summit Village Board wants to take a look at how raffles are run and how to best regulate them. With that in mind, the board approved an ordinance that would allow raffles in Summit, using one run at…

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Saving money, improving safety

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Saving money, improving safety

Saving money, improving safety Summit to buy used fire engine from Tinley Park By Steve Metsch With a little help from his friends, Summit Fire Chief Wayne Hanson is enabling the village to save hundreds of thousands of dollars and have a newer fire engine. When Hanson put the word out that, after being denied…

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