Category: Government

Maywood Likely to Approve 3% Levy Amid Residents’ Complaints

Saturday, December 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a contentious Dec. 5 public hearing on Maywood’s 2017 tax levy, around a half dozen village residents berated the Board of Trustees for proposing to increase the village’s annual budget by 3 percent over last year’s level. The board is expected to authorize the new levy at a regular meeting on Dec. 19.

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Maywood Approves New Police Contract

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Maywood village officials are counting a new police contract that they approved unanimously during a Dec. 6 regular board meeting as a significant achievement that could save the village money in the future.

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Tax Levy Public Hearing and Regular Maywood Board Meeting Tonight, Dec. 5

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A public hearing on the 2017 village of Maywood tax levy, in addition to a regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees, is scheduled for today, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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Today is ‘Independence Day,’ Says Boykin As Sugar Tax Ends

Friday, December 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin during a Dec. 1 press conference at a supermarket in Cicero. | Commissioner Boykin/Twitter 

At midnight on Dec. 1, the Cook County Sweetened Beverage tax — which imposed a penny per ounce increased tax on the retail sale of sweetened beverages in the county — effectively ended.

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Maywood Enacts New Regulations for Downtown Parking

Thursday, November 30, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Nov. 21 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to direct village staff to implement what village officials are calling phase one of a more comprehensive plan to rearrange how residents and commuters utilize parking spaces in the quarter-mile area around the Maywood Metra Station.

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Maywood Board Looking to Approve 3% Property Tax Levy

Friday, November 24, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Nov. 21 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously for a resolution approving an estimated property tax levy of $19,470,830, which is the money that the village raises from property taxes in order to fund necessary government services.

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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7 PM

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. The items up for consideration include (to access the full agenda packet, click here):

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