Category: Government

The Perfect Storm: Maywood’s Water Commissioners Have Issues With Water Bills — Their Own

Monday, August 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Linda Reedy, a Maywood resident and water commission member said in May that her bills were mysteriously high. | Shanel Romain 

During an overcast morning in May, Linda Reedy sat flummoxed at a dining room table inside of her Maywood home, utility bills dating back to November 2017 flanking her elbows. The last bill she’d received, from March 19 through April 19, had her almost at her wit’s end. It showed water charges totaling $913.08.

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Tax Refunds Mailed To Thousands In Cook County On Aug. 9

Friday, August 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas recently refunded $19.5 million to roughly 53,000 homeowners in Cook County due to a new state law that increased the amount of property tax exemptions for some people, the treasurer’s office announced in a statement released last week.

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Proviso TIFs Brought In $21.5M Last Year

Thursday, August 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The 38 tax-increment financing districts in Proviso Township brought in roughly $21.5 million in revenue in 2017, according to the annual report on Chicago area TIF revenues released each year by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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