Thursday, December 29, 2016

Legal Notice / Notice of Public Hearing

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Officers Electoral Board of the Township of Berwyn, Illinois will hold public meetings on Tuesday, the 3rd day of January, 2017 at the hour of 5:30 P.M. at the Berwyn Township Public Health District, which is located at 6600 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, 60402.  [Read More]

Legal Notice / Notice of Public Hearing

MUNICIPAL OFFICERS ELECTORAL BOARD OF THE CITY OF BERWYN, ILLINOIS Meeting and Hearing on Objections for the Office of Alderman, 6th Ward and the Office of Alderman, 8th Ward January 3, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.
Berwyn City Hall – 6700 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois  [Read More]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Legal Notice / Notice of Public Hearing: 6505-6511 W. Cermak Road, Berwyn, Illinois

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, the 18th day of January, 2017, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers [Read More]

Legal Notice / Notice of Public Hearing: 6928 W. 34th Street, Berwyn, Illinois

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, the 18th day of January, 2017, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers [Read More]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Public Notice / Legal Notice

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Municipal Officers Electoral Board of the City of Berwyn, Illinois will hold public meetings on Monday, the 12th day of December, 2016 at the hour of 1:00 P.M. at the City of Berwyn City Hall, which is located at 6700 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, 60402.
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Legal Notice / Public Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the filing period for the nomination papers for all Independent and New Political Party candidates seeking City of Berwyn elected offices, Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer and Aldermen, along with all Township of Berwyn elected offices, Supervisor, Assessor, and Trustees, to be voted for at the Consolidated Election [Read More]

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Hearing Notice of the Zoning Board of Appeals - Building Setback

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, the 21st day of December, 2016, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers on the second floor, located at 6700 West 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, at the hour of 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the business of the Zoning Board of Appeals permits, to consider the following: [Read More]

Hearing Notice of the Zoning Board of Appeals - Berwyn Apartments

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, the 21st day of December, 2016, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers on the second floor, located at 6700 West 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, at the hour of 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the business of the Zoning Board of Appeals permits, to consider the following: [Read More]

Hearing Notice of the Zoning Board of Appeals - Adelante Community Health Center

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, the 21st day of December, 2016, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers on the second floor, located at 6700 West 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, at the hour of 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the business of the Zoning Board of Appeals permits, to consider the following: [Read More]

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Lottery Notice

A Lottery for ballot placement of the Democratic Party candidates who filed simultaneously for the February 28, 2017 Consolidated Primary Election will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 6, 2016  [Read More] 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

City of Berwyn Proclamation

At the City Council meeting last night, Mayor Robert J. Lovero introduced an important diversity resolution that speaks directly to all residents of the city.  In part, the proclamation declares, "the City of Berwyn will continue its tradition of welcoming people from all backgrounds and continue to provide an environment of stability, safety and diversity for all of its residents."  We encourage you to take a few minutes to read this resolution. [Read More]

Thanksgiving Holiday Kitchen Fire Safety

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and Berwyn families will be coming together for a time of celebration and thankfulness. The hours spent in the kitchen preparing turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and all the other fixings, however, comes with an increased risk for household fires. The Berwyn Fire Department would like to remind you of the importance of taking safety precautions to ensure a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. Cooking is, and has long been, the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries, and according to statistics, home cooking fires increase significantly around the times of major holidays.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Waste Management Holiday Schedule

Please note the following holiday schedule.  All solid waste and recycling collection will be delayed by one day following Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.  Holidays will be observed on November 24th, December 26th and January 2nd.  Therefore, there will be no solid waste or recycling collection on Thursday, November 24th , Monday, December 26th, or on Monday, January 2nd.  All collection will be delayed one day from customer’s normal pickup day. 

Thank you and have a happy and safe Holiday Season!

Friday, November 4, 2016

History is now a click away!

The City of Berwyn’s entire catalog of Council minutes is now available on our website. Browse through over 100,000 pages of historical data ranging from the year 1902 to present. Visit the

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Community Development Department Single Family Rehab No Interest Loan Program

For more information visit the Community Development page.

Legal Notice / Public Notice

The City of Berwyn will receive sealed bids for The Berwyn Public Library: Snow Removal & De-Icing Services for Winter Season of 2016-2017.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Snow Removal Information

The following information outlines snow removal procedures during the upcoming winter months. [Read More]

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Metra announces improved BNSF schedule

Metra announced a revision of the BNSF Line schedule that includes numerous minor adjustments to departure times to better reflect actual operating conditions and minimize customer wait times. [Read More]

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

BNSF Tie Replacement Project

CHICAGO (Aug. 25, 2016) – BNSF customers may experience minor delays over the next three weeks as track workers replace more than 10,000 ties along a nearly 23-mile stretch of track.  [Read More]

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

City of Berwyn Slideshow Archives

All the City of Berwyn photos are now online! Take a stroll down memory lane and view photos from 2009 to present. See the wonderful changes, events and new businesses that are now a part of Berwyn History! [View Slideshow]

Friday, August 26, 2016

Green Infrastructure within the City of Berwyn

Recently, at a Clean Energy Town Hall meeting, the City of Berwyn staff was able to share what they have accomplished over the last few years in regards to bringing green infrastructure to our City to combat urban flooding and improve the environment. [Read More]

Monday, August 22, 2016

Morton College's New Addition

On Thursday, August 18th , Berwyn’s Mayor Robert Lovero, local municipal leaders, including Cicero’s President Larry Dominick, and state representatives, including Senator Martin Sandoval attended the ribbon cutting of Morton College’s new addition.  This addition is a two-story, approximately 15,000 square foot structure, constructed of a steel frame with a facebrick veneer and ribbon windows to match the existing campus aesthetic.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Heat & Humidity Advisory

With high temperatures expected over the next few days, the Berwyn Fire Department is urging Berwynites to take preventive actions to avoid heat-related illness like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

** Important Reminder **

From Waste Management: As a reminder, our service schedule next week will be adjusted due to the July 4th  holiday. Residential service will be delayed one day, occurring the day after the regular scheduled service day.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Cancellation of 1st Ward Meeting

This message is on behalf of 1st Ward Alderman Nona Chapman, with a message for our residents. The 1st Ward meeting originally scheduled for June 1, 2016 at Irving School, 3501 Clinton Ave. in Berwyn has been rescheduled for June 15, 2016.  The reason for the change is that key City staff are not available on June 1st.  Hope to see you on June 15th, at 7 pm at Irving School.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Restore the Canopy, Plant a Tree!

The Metropolitan Reclamation District (MWRD) launched a program in 2016 that will aid in managing stormwater and educating communities and schools on the value of the tree canopy that has been depleted over the last century. The “Restore the Canopy, Plant a Tree” initiative empowers the residents of Cook County with an opportunity to restore our region’s tree canopy and reduce the chances of future flooding....[Read More]

For additional information regarding how to properly care for a tree, download this document from MWRD.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

City of Berwyn Notice of Intent to Enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement

Public Notice is hereby given that based upon a written offer received by the Purchaser (as defined below) the City of Berwyn, Illinois [ Read More ]

Notice of Sale of Property owned by the City of Berwyn, Illinois and Invitation to Bid

Please take Notice that the Corporate Authorities of the City of Berwyn, Illinois will receive sealed bids for the potential purchase, under successful bid, of the City’s interest in the following parcel of real property [ Read More ]

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Mayor Lovero's Letter to Residents

Dear Berwyn Residents,
I would like to update you on the status of video gaming in the City of Berwyn.  Although video gaming has brought in significant revenue to the City, I believe it is important to set up limits and rules regarding this new business...[Read More

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Library Renovations Press Release

Berwyn Public Library Preparing for Renovations 
Berwyn, IL (April 2016) The City of Berwyn is preparing for interior renovations to the Berwyn Public Library beginning the end of April; estimated completion is the end of June.
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Legal Notice/ Public Notice/ Notice of Public Hearing

The public is invited to participate in a Public Hearing regarding the nomination of the following property as Berwyn Historic Landmarks: 2323 Elmwood Avenue, Berwyn, IL. 
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Navigating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Navigating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Other Forms of Relief for Undocumented Students and Immigrant Families
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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing - City of Berwyn Zoning Board

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, the 15th day of March, 2016, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers on the second floor, located at 6700 West 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, at the hour of 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the business of the Zoning Board of Appeals permits, to consider the following:
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Friday, February 12, 2016