The Village of Steger Fire Department is very excited about some new equipment in the firehouse. The department was recently approved to modernize its operations by purchasing a Rapid Response Unit and replacing other, outdated equipment. This new equipment has a significant impact on all facets of the Fire Department’s services, from response times to […]

A new park is in the works near Steger Road and State Street, adjacent to Crete’s bicycle path. The park development is a collaboration between the Village of Steger, the Village of Crete, and the Crete Park District. The new park will include a playground and nature trail, as well as an extension of the […]

The Village has retained BKV Group, a full-service architecture and engineering firm, as a partner in studying the Village Hall and Police Station that was damaged in last June’s fire. The study will evaluate three things. First, it will evaluate the existing condition of the building and what needs to be repaired or replaced as […]

For years, residents of the Village of Steger have been asking for relief from the noise of the freight trains. One of the highest priority projects on Village Administrator Mike Tilton’s agenda is to explore how to enact a Quiet Zone along 35th Street up to 31st Street. To facilitate this process, Tilton has brought […]

The motto of the Village of Steger is “Progress is a fact, not a promise.” In February, the Village of Steger launched a Planning Priorities study to research what “progress” means for the new administration. The purpose of this study, which is funded by a grant from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), is […]