Speedway Gas Station Could Be Headed To Bellwood’s 25th Avenue Corridor

Friday, August 30, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A Speedway gas station pictured on the company’s website. | Speedway

During a regular meeting on Aug. 21, the Bellwood Board of Trustees approved a tax incentive for Speedway LLC, which is looking to develop a gas station on 25th Avenue in Bellwood. As part of the incentive, the gas station would temporarily keep the part of the motor fuel tax revenue that would normally go to the village. Once that non-taxable revenue reaches $3.6 million, the village will be able to collect the diesel tax.

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Bellwood Gives More Restaurants Opportunity To Add Video Gaming

Thursday, August 29, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

During an Aug. 21 meeting, the Bellwood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to allow restaurants that are open after midnight to have video gaming machines. The village had already allowed restaurants that closed by 11 p.m. to apply for video gaming licenses.

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Bellwood Creates Nonprofit To Return Taste Profits Back To Community

Sunday, January 6, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Attendees take photos of a ride during last year’s Taste of Bellwood. | File

On Dec. 19, 2018, during the final board meeting before the new year, the village of Bellwood’s Board of Trustees voted to create the Bellwood Cares nonprofit organization, which  will be responsible for distributing any profits generated by the annual Taste of Bellwood to local community organizations, school districts and institutions.

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