Tag: Mayor Katrina Thompson

Red Light Cameras Headed To Broadview

Monday, February 11, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The intersection of 17th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, which could be getting a red light camera. | Google Earth

Red light cameras will likely be in Broadview soon. During a Jan. 22 meeting, the village’s Board of Trustees voted 4-1 in favor of a contract with Chicago-based SafeSpeed, LLC to install the cameras at key intersections throughout the village.

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Broadview Moves Closer To Building Senior Housing

Sunday, February 10, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A vacant lot on 17th Avenue in Broadview, which the village hopes is the future site of affordable housing for seniors and veterans. | Google Maps 

During a Feb. 4 regular meeting, the village of Broadview Board of Trustees approved a special use permit and a preliminary land lease deal necessary to allow Ross Financial Services to build a 70-unit, three-story affordable housing development for seniors and veterans at 2111 S. 17th Ave. in Broadview.

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Broadview Mayor Pushes For State Transportation Bill

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/12/18

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, right, with Ford Heights Mayor Annie Coulter, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. | Courtesy Mayor Katrina Thompson 

During a Dec. 11 press conference, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to express support for state legislation that would pay for additional infrastructure repairs through an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax. 

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