The Village of Summit is seeking community input and feedback on the potential land use of the former MWRD Summit Boat Launch Site located at 7800 Canal Bank Rd. The Village of Summit was awarded the Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program for Local Technical Assistant from the National Park Service and is currently examining the potential development of a Community Recreation Area at the Metropolitan District boat launch site along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. The purpose of this recreational area will be to provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and create additional community open space where residents can enjoy nature and the outdoors.
If you would take a few minutes to complete this survey. The purpose is to seek community input on what types of outdoor recreation or park amenities should be considered as part of this planning effort. The estimated time to complete this survey is five minutes or less.
Click here to take the survey.
Lead Paint Program
The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are working together to inspect homes and fix lead paint hazards in homes in Summit.
A family may qualify for this program if their income is below the program limit and if lead hazards are found in their home. If lead hazards are found in your home, CCDPH will work with a licensed contractor to your fix the hazards, at no cost to you. Work that is typically done to fix lead hazards include: painting, replacing windows, or other home repair work to remove lead paint.
Download the free flyer here: Summit Outreach Flyer
The Bedford Park Enterprise Zone was established to assist business development in Bedford Park, Summit, Justice and Bridgeview, Illinois, by providing resources and incentives to commercial, industrial and retail businesses.
The Bedford Park Enterprise Zone covers certain geographical properties in the above mentioned communities. New construction and expansion of commercial and industrial projects in the Zone may qualify for significant real estate, sales tax, and construction cost savings.
For more information please visit the following link: http://www.bedfordparkenterprisezone.com
Home Energy Assessment
ComEd customers have opportunities to reduce energy usage with a FREE energy assessment that includes free and discounted products for your home. ComEd has partnered with your natural gas utility to bring electric and natural gas savings to you.
Homeowners, call 1-855-433-2700 to schedule your assessment.
For additional information: https://www.comed.com/WaysToSave/ForYourHome/Pages/SingleFamily.aspx
Electronics Collection Site Now Open
Communities and Residents who have been looking for a solution to their e-waste problems have just been given some great news!
Starting on September 22, 2016 at 7:00 a.m., all residents within the West Cook County Solid Waste Agency Region will be able to drop off Electronics at the Village of Burr Ridge Public Works Department located at 451 Commerce Street.
This collection site will be in operation Monday - Friday from 7am until 3pm. eWorks Electronic Services Staff will be on hand to assist with unloading of items.
There will be a charge for all CRT, Flat Screens, Projection TVs and Monitors:
- Under 21 inch screen = $25.00 per unit
- 21 inch screen and over = $35.00.
Cash or Credit Card will be accepted - Please No Checks.
Payment can also be made in advance at: http://recycle.eworksesi.org/ or on site