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HNA General Meeting: TIF Illumination

Join us next Saturday for a special HNA meeting regarding the state of the Tax increment financing districts (TIFs) in and around Hermosa and the NW side.

Don’t know what Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts are or how they work? You are not alone!

Please join the Hermosa Neighborhood Association and Thomas Tresser of the The TIF Illumination Project to learn about the impacts of Tax Increment Financing districts in the 26th, 31st, 35th, and 36th Wards.

This is an opportunity to understand how your property taxes are being used in Hermosa, Belmont Cragin, Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Portage Park and Avondale


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Hermosa Neighborhood Association: General Meeting

Our last Hermosa Neighborhood Association (HNA) meeting is THIS Saturday, from 11:30-1:30pm at The Levee Hall, 4035 W Fullerton Ave.

In this meeting will have the Board of Director elections we well as a home weatherization workshop.

First will be the board elections, click here to learn more:

Second half of the meeting we will do a brief 30 minute workshop on home weatherization.

Are you looking to save money on your electric and natural gas bills? Kristen Pratt from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum will share some DIY weatherization tips as well as some new tools from ComEd to help you track your energy usage. Free weatherization tools will be distributed to the first 20 families in attendance.

Candidates for Board Elections Include
Colin Bird
Joelle McCalla
Kristen Pratt
Jenna Sigman
Maria Villagomez
Ruperto Medina
Leonardo Giron

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Hermosa Neighborhood Association: General Meeting


Special Guest: 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Rosa and CAPS Community Office
Note: Alderman Rosa will have to leave before 12:30 due to a unforeseen scheduling conflict

11:30-12:00 Mix and mingle
Please sign-in, take a name tag, and make sure to take our latest community flyers and informational pamphlets

12:00-1:00 General Meeting

Note: Please limit questions to clarifications and the most pertinent, until unstructured access

  • 5 minutes: HNA ground rules (Xeno)
  • 15 minutes: 35th ward updates (Alderman Carlos Rosa)
  • 10 minutes: HNA updates and upcoming events, commitments (Colin & Matilda)
  • 5 minutes: Miracle Center updates (Vanessa)
  • 25 minutes CPD Officer Kurth and CAPS Community Policing Organizer Maria Chavero
    • On ClearMaps and Block Clubs
    • Neighborhood safety

1:00-1:30 Unstructured access and goodbyes

  • Unstructured access to HNA board members, committee chairs, and CPD's Chavero

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Hermosa Neighborhood Association: General Meeting

At our next HNA meeting we will discuss the results of participatory budgeting and have a community discussion on what types of improvements we would like to see in the community in the future.

We will also have updates regarding the Hermosa Park Advisory Council, Hermosa Festival, as well as neighborhood news. 

Special guest will be 31st Ward office's Rodolfo De Jesus (Legislative & Policy Director) who will talk about Alderman Milly Santiago's initiatives and programs.

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