Category: Government

Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled for Tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 PM

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for consideration include (to access the full agenda packet, click here):

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Maywood Starts Demolition of a Dozen Hazardous Properties

Friday, October 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured: A multi-unit apartment building at 440 S. 14th Ave. in Maywood gets demolished on Oct. 13. | Courtesy Village of Maywood

In March, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted to put 12 vacant properties in the village on the path to fast-track demolition. Now, the actual demolition work has started.

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With Soda Tax Canned, Area Business Owners Hope Customers, Revenue Return

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Mike Nutley, one of the owners of Ed’s Way in Forest Park, inside of his store earlier this summer. | Wednesday Journal File

The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 15-1 on Wednesday to repeal the deeply unpopular sweetened beverage tax, which tacked on an additional penny per ounce onto certain sugary drinks. The roll back goes into effect on Dec. 1.

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Maywood Village Manager Gets 1-year Extension

Friday, October 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr. | File

During an Oct. 3 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution that renews the employment of Willie Norfleet, Jr., Maywood’s village manager since 2015, for one year.

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It’s Time for Park District to Take Back Parks, Say Village, Park District Officials

Thursday, October 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Officials with both the village of Maywood and the Maywood Park District, two separate taxing bodies, have said that they’re ready to see six village-operated parks in Maywood turned over to the park district. And the park district executive director said that the district is currently working on a plan to do just that.

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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 3

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed (to access the full agenda packet, click here):

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Bellwood Library Board Hires New Lawyer

Thursday, September 28, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

During a Sept. 12 regular meeting, Bellwood Public Library board members voted 5 to 1 to replace the Homewood-based Stuttley Group with Schaumburg-based attorney Dalal Jarad as their legal representation. Board member Mary Clements voted against the measure.

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