Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 || By Michael Romain  EDITORIAL | During an Oct. 20 regular board meeting, Maywood resident Dawn Williams-Rone expressed her dissatisfaction with the village’s high water bills — bills Rone, along with many other residents, are convinced are high unnecessarily. Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr., pointed out in a prior meeting that an audit conducted two years ago showed the village … Continue reading Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste

Maywood’s FY 2012 Financial Audit Completed, Progress ‘Tremendous,’ Says Baker Tilly Rep

Thursday, October 9, 2014  || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD | At a September 24, Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, Jason Coyle, a partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, presented the firm’s 2012 financial audit. The audit was issued in June, 4 1/2 months after the FY 2011 audit was completed. Coyle said that the village is on track to have FY 2013 audits done … Continue reading Maywood’s FY 2012 Financial Audit Completed, Progress ‘Tremendous,’ Says Baker Tilly Rep

Water Rates to Increase Next Year by 15 Percent, Aging Infrastructure Only Adds to the Cost

A water main saddle tap. Photo by fierceenergy.com. Friday, October 3, 2014 || By Michael Romain  Starting January 1, 2015, the City of Chicago will increase it’s water rate by 15 percent and its sewer rate will increase from 92 percent to 96 percent of what it charges for water. Currently, Maywood, in addition to nearby suburbs such as Bellwood, Broadview, Forest Park, Hillside, Melrose … Continue reading Water Rates to Increase Next Year by 15 Percent, Aging Infrastructure Only Adds to the Cost