After 36 Years In Government, Henderson Yarbrough Says Farewell

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Henderson Yarbrough — who went from working as a special projects coordinator for the village of Maywood in the 1980s to being its mayor from 2005 until 2013 — sat in on his last meeting as an elected official on May 21 (elected a trustee in 2015, he decided against running for reelection). 

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Sheriff’s Department Investigation Into Yarbrough & Co.’s Travel Expenses Finds No Wrongdoing, But Recommends Policy Changes

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 ||  By Michael Romain  In the wake of a complaint filed earlier this year, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s Office of Independent Inspector General (OIG) conducted what it called a “thorough investigation” into allegations of misconduct by current and former village employees and elected officials in Maywood, and “was unable to locate any corroborating evidence” for the misconduct. According to a letter … Continue reading Sheriff’s Department Investigation Into Yarbrough & Co.’s Travel Expenses Finds No Wrongdoing, But Recommends Policy Changes

LETTERS: A Response to Gordon Hanson’s Resignation — Mayor Edwenna Perkins

Monday, August 17, 2015 || By Mayor Edwenna Perkins  I would like to take this time to respond to the letter written by former Commissioner Gordon Hanson. Mr. Hanson approached me at the beginning of my term as mayor back in 2013 asking for a new appointment to the village’s liquor commission. He explained to me that he had resigned under former mayor Henderson Yarbrough … Continue reading LETTERS: A Response to Gordon Hanson’s Resignation — Mayor Edwenna Perkins