City-Wide Clean-Up Day
Harvey viaducts are painted as a part of the Beautification Program

More than 70 residents continue to meet every other Saturday since Mayor Eric J. Kellogg took office to assist in physically cleaning up areas of Harvey needing aesthetic improvements.

"It is proven to me every time we go out to clean that so many people share my vision of a clean and proud Harvey," Kellogg said. "Together -- lot by lot, street by street, and alley by alley -- with hard work, we can clean up this City."

At each City-Wide Clean-Up Day, volunteers meet at 8 a.m. at the Harvey Street Department located at 110 W. 159th Street. Dispatched until noon, volunteers then work on a specific ward. The wards are chosen on a rotating basis.

The City of Harvey provides most of the tools, trucks, mowers and necessary equipment to assist the volunteers, but it is truly the volunteers working to better the City.

The crews focus on abandoned lots, neglected properties, littered alleys, parkways and anything that needs to be cleaned.

Though Kellogg's administration makes up the core of the clean-up effort each week, citizen volunteers from Harvey and other cities are lending a hand. Mayor Shaw of Dolton sends the Dolton Street Department and trucks over on a regular basis. Mayor DeGraff of South Holland and Kellogg have even organized a joint venture clean-up in Fall 2003.

For more information or to volunteer for the City-Wide Clean-Up Days, please call the Street Department at 708-210-5304.
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Mayor's Welcome
On behalf the entire Harvey community, I would like to welcome you to the official web site of Harvey, Illinois.
Eric J. Kellogg