Category: Government

Broadview Mayor Pushes For State Transportation Bill

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/12/18

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, right, with Ford Heights Mayor Annie Coulter, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. | Courtesy Mayor Katrina Thompson 

During a Dec. 11 press conference, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to express support for state legislation that would pay for additional infrastructure repairs through an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax. 

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Maywood To Make Final Vote On Tax Levy Dec. 18

Sunday, December 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The Maywood Board of Trustees will make a final vote on the 2018 estimated tax levy on Dec. 18. Village staff is recommending a 5 percent increase in the corporate levy, a jump that some board members oppose. 

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After Last Month’s Blizzard, Maywood Snow Complaints Pile Up

Sunday, December 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a regular board meeting on Dec. 4, Maywood Public Works Director John West addressed some complaints regarding snow-plowing that residents and non-residents alike fielded after last month’s blizzard dumped at least four inches of snow on the village. 

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