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Crest Hill Eliminates City Stickers

In a long, hard effort by the City Clerk's Office working in conjuction with the the City Administrator and the City Attorney, the City Council voted unanimously to repeal the city's ordinance on requiring residents to purchase city stickers. Vicki Hackney, City Clerk, led the charge in making this change, a policy that has been in place almost as long as Crest Hill has been an official municipality. The Herald News covered the August 15 City Council meeting and the story can be read here.

Crest Hill Boys Pony League All-Stars Celebrated

On Monday, August 15, the Crest Hill Boys Pony League All-Stars which consisted of 13 and 14 year old boys was celebrated at the City Council meeting. During the nearly 40 minute ceremony, Mayor Ray Soliman noted that the team had carried itself with class and dignity while representing the City of Crest Hill. Joe Marshall, who has managed the Pony League All-Stars in Crest Hill for 37 years, gave thanks to his coaches, players, parents, and wife Donna Marshall, who is also the Business Manager for the team. 

On hand to show his gratitude was Senator Pat McGuire of the 43rd District. He expressed how proud he was of the team and offered his congratulations. 

To honor the team, the Mayor and City Council recognized the team's accomplishments with a resolution while many of the alderman and alderwoman expressed their thanks. 

On July 28, 2016, the team advanced to Michigan Zone Tournament in Bay City, Michigan. The team compiled a tournament record of 15 wins and 3 losses and reached the semi-final game, all while outscoring their opponents 222 runs to 84 runs. Although the All-Stars did not advance to the championship, the boys can be proud that they placed 2nd in the State of Illinois, 16th place in the nation, and 24th place in the world. The resolution can be found here.



Crest Hill Opens New Well House

On Saturday, August 6. the City of Crest Hill unveiled its new well house. Elected officials and city staff invited the public to tour the new structured that was completed in early 2016. An official ribbon cutting ceremony was held Mayor Ray Soliman and Mark Siefert, the city's Public Water Supply Operator, was the guest of honor to cut the ribbon. You can visit the new well house at the corner of Oakland Avenue and Chaney Avenue. 


Mayor and City Clerk Represent At Senior Fair

On Wednesday, August 3, Richland School hosted the 2016 Will County Senior Fair. The annual fair allows area seniors to learn and gain more information on health care, senior targeted fraud concerns, and many other important issues that face senior citizens. On hand for the event were Mayor Ray Soliman and his wife Vicky as well as City Clerk Vicki Hackney. Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow was also there to present and meet with local seniors. The event was covered by The Herald News and can be read here.

City Clerk Vicki Hackney, Vicky Soliman, and Mayor Ray Soliman