Who's Running for Office in Tinley Park?

The deadline for filing has passed; now find out who's running for office in Tinley Park in April.

Tinley Park residents will see a few fresh faces on the ballot April 9.

As the deadline passed Dec. 26, Tinley Park City Clerk Patrick Rea closed the books on the two-week filing window, with 13 names officially filed. Rea accepts the filings, then sends them off to the state to ensure the potential candidates meet all state-mandated requirements.

Below is a list of candidates:


  • Edward Joseph Zabrocki, Jr.*
  • Stephen Erhard Eberhardt


  • Patrick E. Rea*


  • David G. “Dave” Seaman*
  • Brian S. Maher*
  • Terrence “T.J.” Grady*
  • Andrew S. DeLuca
  • Nancy M. Petro
  • Karen Elizabeth Weigand

Library Board

  • Nancy V. Coughlin, 6-year term
  • Mohammed Nofal, 6-year term
  • Gina Miller, 6-year term*
  • Darren Meyers, 2-year term*

* Denotes incumbent candidates

Mary Carumba January 02, 2013 at 05:44 PM
I'm not positive but I thought a good part of the metra stations were funded by metra, the feds, with Tinley Park kicking in 2 million and the median landscape projects were funded by the Obama economic recovery plan. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong!
The Guru January 02, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Please tell me who funds Metra, the feds and the Obama economic recovery plan? Any way you want to play this, we funded it and Pat Rea and Ed Zabrocki slapped their name on it.
Look for the Truth January 03, 2013 at 02:41 AM
@TP Karen I beleive the planters on Harlem, 167th and now 171st are all Cook County projects on Cook County roads so lets throw that muck at the right people. And I'm pretty sure When Metra puts up money for a train station, the Village also had to pony up money. Maybe not to the extent we did, but Metra wasn't going to pay for a train station on its own. It would be nice if the Mayor and the Village staff would speak to some of these misstatements that we all missed by not going to Village meetings and not having any viable news organizations in town.
TP Resident January 07, 2013 at 09:33 PM
Heres your answer. And your right people should know how much money and time this guy has wasted on FOIA. From Jan. 2011-Nov 2012 the Village has spent $6,805.31 on his FOIA requests and 217.25 hours the Village Hall employees have spent fulfilling his FOIA requests! How can this man possibly sit here and tell everybody the village is wasting money? Look at him! Thats a lot of money and time spent on his requests. Also many of the things he has requested are goofy and again a waste of time and money.
TP Resident January 07, 2013 at 09:35 PM
Sorry when I refer to "This Guy" I am talking about Steve Eberhardt.


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