Maywood To Explore A Way Around Paying Melrose Park For Water

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Maywood water tower. | wa9idj/Panoramio 

Ever since Maywood’s water woes — from high rates to high fees — were featured in a 2-part Chicago Tribune investigative report last year, village and county officials have been plumbing the depths for solutions to the problem.

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Maywood Decides Against Passing Chicago’s Roughly 2% Water Rate Increase Onto Residents

Thursday, April 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Starting on June 1, the City of Chicago will raise water rates by 1.83 percent. Since the Village of Maywood purchases its own water from Chicago, the city’s rate increase will automatically be passed onto village residents in the form of higher water bills unless the board takes explicit action to set a different rate … Continue reading Maywood Decides Against Passing Chicago’s Roughly 2% Water Rate Increase Onto Residents