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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Niles Board Selects New Village Manager

The Village of Niles Board of Trustees has selected Joe La Margo as the next Village Manager of the Village of Niles, pending his official appointment, which will be considered at the July 27 Village Board Meeting. His start date would be August 31, 2021....

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Village Releases Cover Memo from Third-Party Review Report

The Village has released the cover memo from the third-party review of the Niles Police Department's actions in a February 28, 2021 well being check and the ensuing investigations. The cover letter is now linked to the June 11, 2021 press release which or...

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June 11, 2021 Press Release with Cover Memo Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Sergeant Facing Discipline for Actions in March 21 and Other Incidents Resigns

As previously reported in a press release by the Village of Niles, Sergeant Nicholas Beyer was referred to the Niles Fire and Police Commission for multiple violations of Niles Police Department Lexipol Policies. Sergeant Beyer voluntarily resigned from h...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Niles Police Department Update

As previously reported in a press release by the Village of Niles, the Niles Police Department conducted a thorough internal affairs investigation regarding a vehicle crash that occurred on March 21, 2021. Two officers who were listed in the Village&r...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Niles Police Department Announces Further Action in Recent Investigations

As announced by the Village of Niles on April 27, 2021, there have been several internal investigations underway within the Niles Police Department. One situation that has been under investigation is a well being check conducted by the Niles Police Depart...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Niles Police Department Announces Findings Regarding February 2021 Well Being Check

Updated 7/8/2021 to include a link to the cover memo from the third party review report. As announced in later press releases, the Village of Niles has referred the situation to the Cook County State’s Attorney and thus will co...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Niles Eases Mask Requirement at Village-Owned Facilities

In keeping with guidance from the CDC, and in light of the State of Illinois’ transition to Phase 5  of the Restore Illinois plan, the Village of Niles will end its universal mask-wearing requirement for Village facilities. Effective Fr...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Niles Police Department Takes Action in Ongoing Investigations

Revised 6/11/2021 as noted in bold below.

As announced by the Village of Niles on April 27, 2021, there have been several internal investigations underway within the Niles Police Department. The Village and Police Department are now taking action based on ...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Village of Niles and Niles Park District Announce 4th of July Event Plans

May 21, 2021 (Niles, Ill.) – Niles’ annual 4th of July celebration will return with a parade, but without the popular Family Fest that typically followed.

“Due to the size of Grennan Heights, and with so many young children st...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Niles Lifts Executive Directive on Face Coverings

Mayor George D. Alpogianis has issued an Executive Order (2021-01) lifting the Village of Niles mask-wearing mandate. This change comes in light of new mask guidance issued last Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and this Mon...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Vehicle Stickers for 2021-2022 On Sale June 1st

The 2021 Village of Niles vehicle stickers are set to go on sale June 1, 2021. Vehicle stickers are valid from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The application that residents and businesses receive will promote online bill pay to limit in-person contact. As...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Statement from Village of Niles Mayor-Elect George D. Alpogianis

My neighbors in Niles, 

As Mayor-Elect of the Village of Niles, I feel compelled to address recent events within the Niles Police Department, which are the subject of increasing attention in the media and the community. As you may have heard, the ...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Niles Police Department Investigations

The Village of Niles can confirm that there are several internal investigations underway within the Niles Police Department, including one formal investigation that was opened in late March at the direction of the Chief of Police after he learned that a &...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Village of Niles Helping Seniors Navigate Vaccination Registration

The Village of Niles and the Niles Senior Center are working with the senior community of Niles to ensure individuals are able to register for COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals age 65 and over are currently eligible to be vaccinated under phase 1b as dete...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: January 23, 2021

Village of Niles Announces Operational Updates for Tier 1 Mitigations

On Saturday, January 23, Region 10 of the State of Illinois – which includes Niles and Suburban Cook County – transitioned to less-restrictive Tier 1 mitigations. This transition will impact some Village operations. At the Niles Senior...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Village Manager to Retire January 31, 2021

Village of Niles Village Manager Steven Vinezeano is set to retire from city management after 27 years in the profession. His last day with the Village of Niles will be January 31, 2021. Vinezeano’s retirement was previously set for April 2021, ...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Village Provides Update on Status of Key Pedestrian Safety Intersections

Since July of this year, the Village, local residents, and state legislators have reached out to leadership at the Illinois Department of Transportation to encourage the installation of "traffic control signals" at Waukegan/Cleveland and Caldwel...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Village of Niles Hires Finance Director

The Village of Niles is pleased to announce the hiring of Kenneth Oliven as the new Finance Director for the Village of Niles. His first day working for the Village of Niles will be Monday, August 31st.  Mr. Oliven has been the Finance Director f...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Niles Teen Center Finds New Ways to Engage With Community

The Niles Teen Center has created a task force of adult community members and area teens with the goal of establishing a Village-wide network that will champion this generation of middle and high school students, support them through the current global pa...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Village Announces Facility Reopenings

The Village of Niles is pleased to announce that the Niles Administration Building (Village Hall) will begin reopening to the public on Monday, June 15, 2020. Village Hall will initially begin with a “soft opening” schedule, open until...

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Press Releases - Village of Niles
Posted on: January 4, 2020

Accolades Continue for Niles' Celebrated Public Works Department

With the first significant snow event of the season behind us, Niles Public Works is proud to announce the latest in a long list of accolades for its services to the public. The Niles Public Works Department was notified that they are the recipients of tw...

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