Maywood Board Votes Against Tax Break For Proposed Blood Plasma Donation Center

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: James Troutman, of Troutman & Dams, during an Aug. 20 regular Maywood Board of Trustees meeting. The board voted down his request for a tax break. | Michael Romain

During a regular meeting on Aug. 20, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 6-1 against directing staff to draft a resolution in support of Cook County granting a property tax break for developers looking to turn the old Aldi grocery store at 215 Madison St. into a blood plasma donation center. Mayor Edwenna Perkins was the only vote in favor of the motion.

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Developer Seeking Tax Breaks To Convert Old Aldi Into Blood Plasma Donation Center

Sunday, August 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The site of the former Aldi store, 215 Madison St. in Maywood. The building will become a blood plasma donation center. | File

A developer seeking to convert the old Aldi grocery store at 215 Madison St. in Maywood into a blood plasma donation center will go before the Board of Trustees on Aug. 20 seeking a property tax break.

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In Wake Of Legalization, Cannabis Education Summits Headed To Maywood

Sunday, June 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Come Jan. 1, 2020, recreational marijuana use and possession will be legal in Illinois, and one Maywood woman wants to make sure that minorities don’t miss out on what’s likely to be a booming industry.

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