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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Tonight, Tuesday, May 16, 7 PM

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Tuesday, May 16 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, May 16, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.  New board members will take their oaths of office. Among other items to be discussed (for access to the full agenda packet, click here):

  • A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE AND AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF SETTLEMENT FUNDS IN THE HALL V. MAYWOOD, ET AL. LITIGATION (Settlement amount:  $150,000), which includes the Settlement Agreement and General Release as an Exhibit, with a cover memo dated May 10, 2017 from Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd. (No Attachments)
  • Approval concerning IPFS Corporation of the 28% down payment for General Liability Insurance Premium Policy for auto, property, crime, excess umbrella and general, etc. for the Village of Maywood.  The total cash down payment is $187,099.25. VFP

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Funeral Services Scheduled for Andrew Burnside, Son of Maywood Park District Board President

In Memoriam

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Funeral services for Andrew Burnside II, the 18-year-old son of Maywood Park District Board President Arnettra Burnside, have been set.

The visitation and viewing will take place on Friday, Jan. 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Jos. R. Jones Funeral Homes, 5515 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago.

The wake and funeral will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., respectively, at Greater Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 718 S. Independence in Chicago. A repast will take place directly after the burial at Greater Rock Missionary Baptist Church.

The family is requesting that all flowers and acknowledgments be sent to Jos. R. Jones Funeral Home, 5515 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago.

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LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 14

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is scheduled for today, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. (For the full agenda packet, click here):

Among items to be discussed:

  • Update on the ATM Machine to be installed at 40 Madison Street
  • Discussion on the Village Officials deciding which streets to have repaired and paid from the Madison TIF.
  • Provide an update on the Grant Writer Position VFP

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Funeral Services Set for Joe Freelon, Maywood’s First Black Mayor

In Memoriam

Sunday, November 20, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Funeral arrangements have been made for Joseph W. Freelon, Maywood’s first African American mayor, who died Nov. 18 from natural causes.

A public viewing will take place on Friday, Nov. 25, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Second Baptist Church in Maywood, 436 S. 13th Ave.

The funeral will take place at Second Baptist on Saturday, Nov. 26, with the viewing occurring from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m The service will start at 10:30 a.m. VFP

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Regular Board Meeting Tonight, Nov. 1, 7 PM

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. Among items up for discussion and/or approval (to see the full agenda packet, click here):

  • Approval to pay off loan from Seaway Bank for the Maywood Market.  Payment is to come from Madison Street/Fifth Avenue TIF.
  • Approval of an Ordinance amending Title XI (Business Regulations), Chapter 117 (Alcoholic Beverages), Section 117.41 (Hours of Operation) of the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Maywood Village Code regarding Retail Package Sale of Alcoholic Liquor on Sundays.
  • A Resolution approving the expenditure of Maywood Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) Funds to provide matching funds to accept the Award of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant for the purchase of Certain Emergency Radio Communications Equipment for the Maywood Fire Department in the amount of $56,120.00.
  • Recommendation regarding Tobacco and/or Business License Suspension/Revocation Action against Falcon Fuel. VFP

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LLOC Meeting Tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 PM

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Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is scheduled to take place tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. Among topics up for discussion (for the full agenda packet, click here):

  • Discussion and consideration for selection of streets and alleys for repair in the Madison/5th Avenue TIF.
  • Consideration and discussion for purchasing Solar Stop Signs.
  • Discussion and consideration for hiring a Grant Writer.
  • Discussion  and consideration regarding the Maywood Fire Department invoice received from Alpha Prime Communications in the amount of $56,120.00 for Emergency Communications Equipment/FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Fund.
  • Cosideration for Tom Kus, Chairman of the Maywood Historic Preservation Commission to make presentation and give an update regarding activities from previous year and goals for 2017 followed by questions and answers.
  • 2016 Real Estate Tax Levy Approval Process and Adoption Schedule for 2016 Tax Levy and 2017/2018 Annual Budget process.
  • An Ordinance Amending Title XI (Business Regulations), Chapter 117 (Alcoholic Beverages), Section 117.41 (Hours of Operation) of the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Maywood Village Code regarding Retail Package Sale of Alcoholic Liquor on Sundays, with a cover memorandum dated October 12, 2016 from Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd.
  • Consideration to discuss Memo and Ordinance previously sent to the Village for the October 12, 2016 LLOC Meeting.  Board of Trustees granted Local Landmark Status to the Maywood Soldiers Widows Home located on the Village-owned property at 224 North 1st Avenue. VFP

D209 to Kickoff Community Town Hall Meetings in Maywood, Tonight, Sept. 22, 6:30 PM

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR || @maywoodnews

[By PROVISO TOWNSHIP DISTRICT 209] The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education and Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent for District 209, will host a series of town hall meetings in each of the 10 villages that are within the district, beginning with Maywood on Thursday, September 22.

The town hall meetings, which will each take place between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., are an opportunity for parents and community members in each village to meet with Board members and Dr. Rodríguez, ask questions, and learn more about the direction of District 209.

“Our schools are your schools, and we value all input from members of the community,” Dr. Rodríguez said. “We welcome parents and other residents of our villages to dialogue with us on the direction our schools should go.”

One or more members of the Board of Education also will be in attendance. Mrs. Teresa D. McKelvy, president of the Board of Education, said that this is “a wonderful opportunity for our parents and community members to meet our new Superintendent and collaborate with the Board of Education.”

“We value your ideas, so come out and lend your voice to assist us in our efforts of being more inclusive,” she said.

Town hall meetings during the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year will take place on the following dates:

  • Thursday, September 22 – Maywood Village Council Chambers (125 South Fifth Avenue in Maywood)
  • Monday, October 3 – Stone Park Village Hall (1825 North 32nd Avenue in Stone Park)
  • Thursday, October 27 – Melrose Park Civic Center (1000 North 25th Avenue in Melrose Park)
  • Monday, November 14 – Hillside Elementary School (4804 Harrison Street in Hillside)
  • Monday, December 5 – Westchester Public Library (10700 Canterbury Street in Westchester)

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