Six Years After Scandal, Maywood Board Still Fails To Comply With Its Own Expense Policy

Friday, August 23, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

In December 2013 — several months after Edwenna Perkins was elected to her first term as mayor — the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to strengthen the village’s travel and expense approval policy in light of reports that at least one village official was violating the policy.

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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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Regular Maywood Board Of Trustees Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Aug. 20, 7 PM

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for consideration (for the full agenda packet, click here):

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