Moving forward with City's New Comprehensive Plan

City also gets a seat on the ONCC Fly Quiet Committee


Last updated 10/9/2019 at 6pm

With one workshop down, two community polls complete, and more than 1,200 responses compiled, it is now time to shape and prioritize recommendations for Park Ridge's Draft Comprehensive Plan. 

Join us when we meet on Tuesday, October 15 at the O'Connor Community Building from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to share your thoughts. 

Recycling Event to be held at the Service Center on Oct. 19

On Saturday, October 19, the City of Park Ridge and the Chamber of Commerce will host a Document Destruction and Electronics Recycling event at the Public Works Service Center, 400 Busse Highway from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This event is sponsored by SWANCC. To assist the Chamber of Commerce with its community projects and recycling efforts, a $5 donation is being requested, for which residents will receive a $5 coupon to use at select businesses for purchases made of $20 or more.

Accepted Electronics:  cable receivers, CD and DVD players, cell phones, computer cables, computer monitors, computers - desktop/notebook/tablet, converter boxes, fax machines, keyboards, mouse, MP3 players, portable digital assistants, printers, satellite receivers, televisions, video game consoles, video recorders/players, and zip drives.

Not Accepted:  Dehumidifiers, humidifiers, calculators, camcorders, cameras, air conditioners, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, large appliances, copiers, postage machines, power tools and cords, microwaves, small household appliances such as blenders and toasters, telephones, shredders, stereo equipment, answering machines, typewriters, scanners, and lead acid batteries.

City gets a seat on the ONCC Fly Quiet Committee

O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission Chair and Mayor of Mount Prospect Arlene Juracek, with the approval of the Executive Committee, appointed the City of Park Ridge to fill a vacancy on the Fly Quiet Committee following the resignation of City of Chicago Ward 41 representative, Catherine Dunlap, from the ONCC.

The ONCC Fly Quiet Committee consists of 11 members of the ONCC. Members of the Committee are appointed by the ONCC Chair subject to approval of the Executive Committee. Fly Quiet Committee membership is intended to represent all geographic quadrants surrounding the airport. The Committee is working to develop a new Fly Quiet nighttime noise abatement program.

According to Mayor Maloney, "I would like to thank Mayor Juracek and the Committee for providing this opportunity to the City of Park Ridge.   We look forward to working within the committee to achieve positive results for the residents of Park Ridge and all of the communities that ring the airport."

Feel your best - Learn to manage stress

The Park Ridge Community Health Commission presents Feel your best - Learn to Manage Stress, which includes a panel of mental health experts to discuss the stages of stress and anxiety, as well as ways to manage stress levels in everyday life. 

We welcome your attendance to Feel your Best - Learn to Manage Stress on Thursday, October 10 from 7 -8:30 p.m. at the Park Ridge Public Library in the first floor meeting room. 

A panel of mental health professionals will be present to talk about stress and anxiety and how to manage it.

Our presenters include Danielle Carlton, LMFT and Director of Business Development at Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Dr. Patrick B. McGrath, PhD, Clinical Director, Anxiety Services at AMITA Health and Geri Silic, LCSW, of the Park Ridge Police Department.


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