Rich Simon  
Elected Officials
Title: Alderman, Ward 2
Phone: 708-687-4050, ext. 1011
Rich Simon


Rich Simon has served as Second Ward alderman from 1973 to 1987 and from 1997 to present. As an alderman, he has worked on capital projects to alleviate flooding and drainage problems, infrastructure rehabilitation, and plans to create economic development opportunities.

Looking forward, Rich anticipates the completion of the Gateway Project; ongoing rehabilitation of city streets, sidewalks, water, and sewer systems; continuation of quality municipal services; and improved communication among city officials, residents, and business owners.

Active in his community, Rich is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he has been a member of the Oak Forest Bengal Football Boosters, Oak Forest Jaycees, Oak Forest Baseball Association Board of Directors, and Oak Forest Girls Softball League.

A 10-year veteran of the United States Navy, Rich is the former owner of Simon Maintenance and Sewer. Rich has lived in Oak Forest most of his life. He and his late wife Becky have three children and 11 grandchildren. 

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