Tag: Mayor Thompson

Broadview To Get Green Alleys Thanks To Grant

Monday, March 18, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: An example of a green alley, this one in Los Angeles | The Trust for Public Land 

During a regular meeting on March 11, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for a project that would help reduce flooding by installing green alleys in the village.

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Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Bill Into Law

Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs a gun-dealer law at a school in Chicago on Jan. 17, as state Rep. Kathleen Willis, who sponsored the bill in the House (immediately to the left of the governor), and Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson (second from the right of Willis) look on. | Photo provided

A bill previously vetoed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to more tightly regulate gun dealers in the state of Illinois was signed Jan. 17 by newly inaugurated Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

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Area Elected Officials Ascend To Key Positions Within Nat’l League Of Cities

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson | The Answer, Inc.

Two local elected officials in Proviso Township recently announced that they’ve assumed key leadership positions within the National League of Cities — an organization that advocates for the country’s roughly 19,000 local municipalities.

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