A Brief Conversation With Broadview Mayoral Candidate Maxine Johnson

Thursday, March 30, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On Wednesday, I had a phone conversation with Maxine Johnson, who is running for Mayor of Broadview in the April 4, 2017 election. Johnson, 57, is running atop the Independent Democrats of Broadview Party slate, which includes candidate for clerk, Debra Gillespie, and trustee candidates, Sandra Taylor, Norlander Young and Craig Flowers. Johnson, who served as … Continue reading A Brief Conversation With Broadview Mayoral Candidate Maxine Johnson

Maywood, Broadview Begrudgingly Contemplate Consolidating 911 Dispatch Systems

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 || By Michael Romain A new law that went into effect in January requires municipalities with populations of less than 25,000 to consolidate their 911 dispatch systems. The law also revokes the authority of local governments to collect surcharges from telecommunications and wireless carriers while enacting a uniform statewide surcharge. That means that Maywood, with a population of around 24,000 residents, … Continue reading Maywood, Broadview Begrudgingly Contemplate Consolidating 911 Dispatch Systems

Briefly: Still Without A Budget, Broadview To Consider Approving One Tonight, May 16, 7 PM

Monday, May 16, 2016 || By Michael Romain  || UPDATE: 3:42 p.m. The Broadview Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote on a proposed budget tonight, 7 p.m., at the village’s municipal building, 2350 S. 25th Ave., Broadview. The hearing comes a week after the four-trustee board majority — including Trustees Judy Brown-Marino, Tara Brewer, John Ealey and Diane Little — scheduled a special meeting to consider … Continue reading Briefly: Still Without A Budget, Broadview To Consider Approving One Tonight, May 16, 7 PM