This November, Voters to Decide on Whether to Keep the Cook County Recorder’s Office

Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough. The Cook County Board of Commissioners has approved a measure that would allow voters to decide on whether or not the county should fold the office into the clerk’s office.  Friday, June 1, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free || UPDATED: 6:25 p.m. At a June 29 regular meeting, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 10-5 to attempt to do something … Continue reading This November, Voters to Decide on Whether to Keep the Cook County Recorder’s Office

Melrose Park Credit Rating Two Notches Above Junk as Moody’s Outlook Remains Negative

Thursday, May 14, 2015 || By Michael Romain According to a May 7 report by Moody’s Investors Service, the rating agency “has affirmed the Village of Melrose Park’s (IL) general obligation rating of Baa2 and maintained its negative outlook.” The Baa2 rating, which indicates an average credit-worthiness according to municipalbonds.com, applies to $32.7 million worth of outstanding general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) debt. Moody’s nonetheless … Continue reading Melrose Park Credit Rating Two Notches Above Junk as Moody’s Outlook Remains Negative