Category: Fiscally Speaking

Broadview Approves ’19 Budget, Outlines Future Plans

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A chart pulled from Broadview’s approved FY 2019 budget document. | Screenshot 

The village of Broadview’s Board of Trustees voted 5-1 to approve the budget for the  2019 fiscal year during a special April 18 meeting. Trustee Judy Brown-Marino was the sole dissenting vote. During the meeting, village officials also laid out their goals and plans for the new fiscal year.

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Is Maywood The Next Harvey? No, Say Village Officials After Inquiries

Saturday, May 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Harvey water tower. | Loco Steve/Flickr 

Word that the state had been garnishing $1.4 million in tax revenues owed to the city of Harvey, apparently forcing officials there to cut 40 police and fire department personnel last month, reverberated well beyond the troubled south suburb.

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Property Owners Have Until April 30 To Pay Late Tax Bills Or Risk Annual Sale

Thursday, April 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Property owners have until 11:59 p.m. on April 30 to pay their past due property tax bills or risk their houses, buildings or lots getting included in the annual delinquent tax sale that starts Friday, May 4.

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Maywood Transfers $1M From Rainy Day Fund To Pay Backlogged Bills

Thursday, March 1, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/3/18

During a Feb. 20 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to transfer $1 million from the village’s working capital reserve fund (also known as its rainy day fund) in order to pay 33 vendors to whom the village owes money and with whom the village has outstanding balances of at least 60 days.

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Maywood Board Brings Back Finance Committee After Years Of Inactivity

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Feb. 6 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously decided to reactivate the board’s finance committee, which has been dormant since Mayor Edwenna Perkins took office in 2013. Maywood trustee Ron Rivers was absent.

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Triton Approves Flat Tax Levy

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

During a meeting in December, the Triton College Board of Trustees approved a “tax levy which includes no increase over the previous year,” according to a statement college officials released on Feb. 6.

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