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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Maywood Seeks To Expand Enterprise Zone To Include Bellwood, Broadview And Melrose Park

Saturday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Maywood officials are looking to join forces with Bellwood, Broadview, Melrose Park and Cook County in order to create the West Regional Enterprise Zone Collaborative — an expansion of the current Maywood Enterprise Zone that was created back in the late 1980s in order to bring new businesses into the village.

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Renovation Of Maywood Park District’s ‘809 Building’ To Start This Summer

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Park District Commission President Dawn Williams-Rone shoots hoops on the new basketball court located in the shadow the 809 W. Madison building, which could also be renovated by the end of this year. | File 

Renovations on the Maywood Park District’s building at 809 W. Madison St. are scheduled to start in the summer and could be completed before the year is out, according to park district officials.

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