Tag: Mayor Perkins

Maywood Mayor Wants Donuts, Coffee Served Inside Metra Station

Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon and Metra Executive Director Don Orsino after a grand opening for the new Metra station last summer. | File 

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins said that she’d like to see a vendor serving coffee and donuts to commuters inside of the village’s new Metra train depot, at the corner of Main St. and 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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Maywood Mayor to Commissioner: ‘I’m Staying Out Of This Race’

Friday, March 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins during an event in 2014. | File 

The mayor of Maywood recently took issue with the inclusion of her name on a piece of campaign material produced by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st)

Mayor Edwenna Perkins was featured on a list of elected officials who are endorsing the commissioner for reelection. Boykin is running for his second term against Brandon Johnson, a Chicago Public Schools teacher and union organizer.

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Falcon Fuel Serving 60-Day Tobacco License Suspension

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Falcon Fuel in Maywood. | Google Earth 

Falcon Fuel, located at 201 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Maywood, won’t be selling any tobacco products for a while after it agreed to serve a 60-day suspension of its tobacco license that started on March 5.

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Maywood Board Brings Back Finance Committee After Years Of Inactivity

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Feb. 6 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously decided to reactivate the board’s finance committee, which has been dormant since Mayor Edwenna Perkins took office in 2013. Maywood trustee Ron Rivers was absent.

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Maywood Board Looking to Approve 3% Property Tax Levy

Friday, November 24, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Nov. 21 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously for a resolution approving an estimated property tax levy of $19,470,830, which is the money that the village raises from property taxes in order to fund necessary government services.

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Maywood, Republic Services Give Residents Free Recycling Bin, New App

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image courtesy republicservices.com 

Earlier this month, the village of Maywood and Republic Services, the waste disposal and trash pick up company that is contracted by the village, announced a series of measures designed to enhance the village’s recycling efforts.

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It’s Time for Park District to Take Back Parks, Say Village, Park District Officials

Thursday, October 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Officials with both the village of Maywood and the Maywood Park District, two separate taxing bodies, have said that they’re ready to see six village-operated parks in Maywood turned over to the park district. And the park district executive director said that the district is currently working on a plan to do just that.

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