Tag: Mayor Katrina Thompson

Broadview Approves ’19 Budget, Outlines Future Plans

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A chart pulled from Broadview’s approved FY 2019 budget document. | Screenshot 

The village of Broadview’s Board of Trustees voted 5-1 to approve the budget for the  2019 fiscal year during a special April 18 meeting. Trustee Judy Brown-Marino was the sole dissenting vote. During the meeting, village officials also laid out their goals and plans for the new fiscal year.

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Broadview Library, Looking Ahead, Breaks Ground On New Facility

Saturday, March 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Broadview library officials during a March 2 groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility. | VFP 

In November 2012, a referendum calling for the Broadview Public Library District to issue $4.1 million worth of bonds for the purpose of renovating its existing facility and constructing a new building alongside the current one, passed with 81 percent of the vote.

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Broadview Board At Odds Over Personnel Issues

Sunday, January 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The village of Broadview’s Board of Trustees has for weeks been at loggerheads over three temporary positions that Mayor Katrina Thompson has been looking to fill, in addition to efforts by her administration to pay for a public works employee to obtain a commercial driver’s license, or a CDL.

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Tara Brewer, Incumbent Broadview Trustee, Dies

Thursday, January 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Tara Brewer, pictured getting sworn in as a Broadview trustee, died on Jan. 17. | Facebook 

Broadview community members are mourning a village official who died on Jan. 17. Tara Brewer, a Broadview trustee, died on Wednesday afternoon at Loyola University Medical Center, according to a statement released by Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson.

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After $1M Makeover, Old Marquee Restaurant Reopens To Rave Reviews

Thursday, January 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Anthony Donato, owner of Broadview Family Restaurant. | VFP 

Jerome Watson, a Broadview resident who lives just up the street from Broadview Family Restaurant, 2417 Roosevelt Rd., in Broadview, had already been to the new and improved family establishment twice since it opened last Thursday.

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Broadview Declares Sept. 25 Autism Day

Monday, September 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Debra Vines, founder of The Answer Inc., and her son, Jason, who is autistic. | Photo courtesy Debra Vines

Earlier this month, Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson presented Debra Vines, the founder of the Answer Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides support services for autistic individuals and their families, with a proclamation declaring Sept. 25 Autism Day in Broadview.

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Remodeled Broadview Aldi a Hit With Shoppers

Thursday, September 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Shoppers stand in the rain before the grand reopening of the Broadview Aldi on Sept. 13. | Michael Romain/VFP

Terri Sansone, of Forest Park, was in line at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the newly remodeled Broadview Aldi, 1001 W. Cermak Rd. The Sept. 13 grand reopening lured patrons from around the western suburbs.

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