Category: Government

Maywood Wins Grant Funds For ‘Green Alley’ Resurfacing

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: An example of a green alley, this one in Los Angeles | The Trust for Public Land 

The village of Maywood was recently selected to receive grant funding to resurface six alleys in the village with material that will more effectively capture stormwater runoff and reduce residential flooding and basement backups.

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Maywood Board Denies Park Dist.’s Request To Waive $20K In Permit Fees

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The 809 W. Madison Building, owned by the Maywood Park District. | File 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently voted down a request by the Maywood Park District to reimburse $19,454 in building permit and plan review fees associated with the renovation of the park district’s 809 W. Madison building.

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Maywood Retains Law Firm, Joins Suit Against Opioid Makers, Dealers

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The village of Maywood has joined a growing list of municipalities named as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against “more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid ‘pill mill’ out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside,” according to previous reporting.

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Bellwood Gearing Up For Nearly $800K In St. Charles Rd. Improvements

Friday, June 8, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The corner of St. Charles Rd. and 25th Ave. in Bellwood. | Igor Studenkov

The village of Bellwood recently secured nearly $800,000 in grant money to improve a stretch of roadway that officials consider critical to the town’s overall economic health.

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Broadview Public Works Investigation Closed, But Village Mum On Findings

Friday, June 8, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Broadview appears to be moving on since an ABC 7 investigation conducted last May indicated that some village employees may have been using a public works facility for off-the-books auto repairs.

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Maywood Approves Work On Deteriorating 1st Ave. Water Main

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently voted unanimously for Hancock Engineering to start preliminary engineering work on one of the most deteriorated water mains in the village.

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Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled For Tonight, Tuesday, June 5, 7 PM

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, June 5, 7 p.m., at Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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