2016 Shared Cost Sidewalk Program


Dan Luna, Chief of Staff for Harry Osterman, is starting to put together a list of property owners who are interested in the city’s sidewalk replacement program. If you would like to participate he will need your name, address, billing address (if different) and phone number by Friday, January 1st to ensure sidewalk replacement in 2016.

If you are interested, please email Dan directly at dan@48thward.org

Steps include:

  1. City surveys and sends out invoices in Spring.
  2. If approved by homeowner, follows instructions for payment.
  3. Sidewalk installation occurs in the Fall.

You can select this link for the Shared Cost Sidewalk Program for more information about the program on the city’s website.

Senn Park: Brick Fundraising Campaign

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As you may know the Senn Park Advisory Council is active again. Their first important accomplishment was the finalization of the new design for the Senn Play Lot at Elmdale and Greenview. The goal for completion of construction is the end of 2016. Thanks to the Chicago Park District & Alderman Osterman for funding and thanks to residents who gave input via meetings, surveys and presentations.

The Advisory Council wants to provide additional programs, activities and other details in all areas of the Senn Parks complex. Since CPD & government budgets are tight, they have launched a Brick Fundraising Campaign. Public input on these future plans will be part of this process.

What better way to remember your family or a loved one – the gift of a permanent place in the park. Below is the information and how to order:

To buy a brick visit: https://www.bricksrus.com/order/sennpark/

“The Senn Park Advisory Council invites you to purchase an engraved brick to cement your legacy in one of Edgewater Glen’s favorite parks. Buy a brick to show your family’s support, honor a friend or loved one, mark your place in our community, or even buy a blank brick just to make a donation!

The contribution from the sale of each brick will go directly towards making Senn Park’s playgrounds and gardens as special as they can be!” – Senn Park Advisory Council

Brick Options

Option 1: 4×8, $75 (3 lines of text, 18 characters per line)

Option 2: 8×8, $200 (6 lines of text, 18 characters per line)

For more information email: SennParkFundraising@gmail.com

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Water Main Improvement Project Update: Granville Street Closure Wed. 10/28 & Thur. 10/29

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As many of you know, we have a very large water main improvement project going on right now on Broadway, from Devon to Thorndale. The contractor is now ready to cross the intersection of Granville & Broadway.

On Wed. 10/28 & Thurs. 10/29, the west side of Broadway, at Granville, will be closed and will not be open for vehicular traffic. Detours will be placed at Granville & Lakewood. Westbound traffic approaching Granville will be forced to go either north or south on Broadway.

This installation should only take two days.