Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth
A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1:23 p.m.
Featured image: Maywood village hall. | File
Seniority is no longer a determining factor when it comes to laying off or terminating non-union village employees, according to Maywood’s updated personnel manual.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: David Myers, third from left (holding papers), after a meeting in Maywood two years ago. | File
During a Feb. 6 regular board meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 6 to 0 in favor of an ordinance that separates the positions of assistant village manager and director of community development. Trustee Ron Rivers was absent from the meeting.
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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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Thursday, January 25, 2018 || Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A cellphone showing the 911 emergency number. | Kativ/Getty Images
The villages of Maywood and Broadview have entered into an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) establishing a consolidated 911 dispatch system and communication center.
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Maywood village officials are counting a new police contract that they approved unanimously during a Dec. 6 regular board meeting as a significant achievement that could save the village money in the future.
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Last month, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept a $10,000 restorative justice capacity building grant from Cook County, but the board’s approval of the funds didn’t come without a lengthy, sometimes tense, debate about whether or not the money was secured appropriately.
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