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Press Releases & News

  • May 5, 2020: City, Park District Announce Cancelation of Fourth of July Events (news update)
  • April 30, 2020: City Issues Supplemental Order Regarding Golf Courses And Face Coverings (news updateOrder)
  • April 27, 2020: Vehicle sticker sales, enforcement eliminated; City's Emergency Declaration extended (news update)
  • April 23, 2020: Governor Pritzker Extends Stay at Home Order with Modifications, effective May 1 - 30, 2020 (news updateOrder)
  • April 17, 2020: City Requires Use of Face Coverings Effective Monday, April 20 (press releasefurther information)
  • April 17, 2020: City Requires Use of Face Coverings Effective Monday, April 20 (press releasefurther information)
  • April 3, 2020:  Highland Park City Council to Approve Financial Relief for Commercial Tenants in City-Owned Property (press release)
  • March 31, 2020:  Visitors to Multi-Family Buildings Limited (news update)
  • March 24, 2020: 2020 Spring Clean-Up Canceled; Bulk Item, E-Waste, and White Goods Collection Suspended (learn more)
  • March 24, 2020: City suspends Connector Bus service until further notice (learn more)
  • March 20, 2020: Governor Pritzker Issues Stay at Home Order (news update)
  • March 18, 2020: City of Highland Park Firefighter/Paramedics in Quarantine After Exposure to COVID-19 (press release)
  • March 18, 2020: City of Highland Park Suspends Walk-in Services at the Police Department (press release)
  • March 16, 2020: Mayor Rotering Issues Emergency Order (press release)
  • March 16, 2020: Firefighter/Paramedics Self-Monitoring and Under Quarantine After Being Exposed to Patient With Possible COVID-19 (press release)
  • March 14, 2020: Declaration of emergency due to COVID-19 (statement from Mayor Roteringvideo)
  • March 13, 2020: All municipal buildings closed to the public effective March 16; Emergency City Council meeting called for March 14 (press release)
  • March 12, 2020: Highland Park Public Library closed effective after close of business March 12; all digital and limited physical services remain accessible (press release)
  • March 11, 2020: Highland Park Senior Center closed effective March 11; all non-essential public meetings canceled (press release)
  • March 10, 2020: City Manager Ghida Neukirch provided an overview of COVID-19 and the City's emergency response at the regular meeting of the City Council (slidesvideo)

Last updated May  8, 2020.