Maywood Hires New Urban Planner

Thursday, September 15, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews At a Sept. 15 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees welcomed Joshua Koonce, (pictured left), on board as the village’s new urban planner — a position that entails working in numerous areas, including zoning and economic development. Koonce noted during brief comments at the meeting that he’s been on the job … Continue reading Maywood Hires New Urban Planner

Maywood’s Planning Officer Leaving For New Job In Glendale Heights; Board Approves Part-Time Police Contract

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 || By Michael Romain Karl Palmquist, Maywood’s planning and zoning officer, will be leaving his position with the village next Wednesday in order to take a similar position with the Village of Glendale Heights. We first reported on Palmquist’s resignation last month. At the time, however, no cause was given for his departure. In a recent interview, Palmquist said he was … Continue reading Maywood’s Planning Officer Leaving For New Job In Glendale Heights; Board Approves Part-Time Police Contract

Maywood Village Planner Karl Palmquist To Resign, Worsening Maywood’s Talent Drain

Thursday, March 31, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Karl Palmquist (pictured), the planning and zoning officer for the Village of Maywood, has announced his resignation, according to multiple sources. Palmquist, a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was hired in 2014. According to the nonprofit government watchdog group Open the Books, Palmquist’s 2015 salary was $56,894. According to one source, Palmquist is scheduled to leave … Continue reading Maywood Village Planner Karl Palmquist To Resign, Worsening Maywood’s Talent Drain