All posts tagged "Kathy Curtis"
Wastewater plant takes top priority
MAPLE PARKâ€”The Maple Park Village Board on Monday postponed starting work on the Schrader Road extension agreement, citing more current concerns for the revenue-strapped village.
- Posted September 24, 2010
Longtime MP Public Works director says he will retire Nov. 1
Maple Parkâ€”The Maple Park Village Board received a shock at its meeting on Tuesday when President Kathy Curtis announced that Public Works Director Eric Pinion was retiring.
- Posted September 10, 2010
Maple Park officials studying revenue options
MAPLE PARKâ€”In times of increasing revenue constraints, Maple Park officials are trying to stay ahead of the financial curve.
- Posted July 23, 2010
Village seeks engineer proposals
MAPLE PARKâ€”Many municipalities are reviewing their budgets to try to reduce costs where appropriate, and Maple Park is no exception. The villageâ€™s latest budget adjustment will be reducing its village engineering expense, if possible.
- Posted July 9, 2010
Park will not be cellular tower site
MAPLE PARKâ€”The Maple Park Village Board on Monday voted against allowing a U.S. Cellular tower on village-owned park property next to the Civic Center.
- Posted May 9, 2010
Tight budget has MP seeking grants, loans
MAPLE PARKâ€”Maple Park officials continue to seek loans and grants to pay for public works projects that are unaffordable under the village budget.
- Posted May 7, 2010
Accurate census makes sense for villages
ELBURN, MPâ€”Elburn and Maple Park officials want residents to stand up and be counted, by completing their 2010 U.S. Census forms.
- Posted April 30, 2010
State revenue cut would hit villages hard, officials say
ELBURN, MPâ€”A proposed reduction in state income taxes disbursed to municipalities would cause more financial challenges for the revenue-strapped villages of Elburn and Maple Park.
- Posted April 16, 2010
Curtis lauds board for year’s accomplishments
MAPLE PARKâ€”The Maple Park Village Board has made great strides during the past year to begin tackling the challenges it faced when members took office a year ago, Village President Kathy Curtis said.
- Posted April 16, 2010
Private-property parking ordinance clarified
MAPLE PARKâ€”There are approximately 600 Maple Park violations of ordinances governing the maintenance, appearance and safety of private property in the village, President Kathy Curtis said during Tuesdayâ€™s Village Board meeting.
- Posted April 9, 2010
RV owners want an answer
MAPLE PARKâ€”Don Holder of Maple Park parks his trailer on a gravel area alongside his garage. Now, he's not so sure he is allowed to do this, since village officials are not sure either.
- Posted March 19, 2010
Stimulus funds sought for aging stormwater system upgrades
MP, ELBURNâ€”Maple Park and Elburn officials hope that economic stimulus funds will make sorely needed stormwater system improvements possible in their villages.
- Posted March 5, 2010
New retail center contingent on water main project
MAPLE PARKâ€”The Maples commercial development at Route 38 and County Line Road cannot move forward until the village improves an aging water main, possibly with a county grant.
- Posted February 19, 2010
Officials praise new chief for first month on job
MAPLE PARKâ€”Maple Park's new police chief, Michael Acosta, spent much of his time during his first month of employment making initial improvements to help him do his job.
- Posted February 5, 2010
‘Grants, grants, grantsâ€™
MAPLE PARKâ€”Maple Park officials are aggressively pursuing alternative types of revenue for public works projects the village cannot afford with its limited, primary source of funds, property taxes.
- Posted January 8, 2010
MP officials hold off on wayside horn decision
MAPLE PARKâ€”Maple Park officials know that reducing train whistles in the village would increase the quality of life for residents, they said.
- Posted October 2, 2009
MP hires new legal firm with local presence
MAPLE PARKâ€”The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday selected the firm of Foster & Buick Law Group as the village's new legal counsel, pleased with its fees and experience representing other local communities.
- Posted August 7, 2009
MP Village attorney: New committees operating legally
Maple Parkâ€”New village committees that Maple Park President Kathy Curtis formed after being elected in April have been meeting even though the Village Board has not approved an ordinance formally creating the committees.
- Posted July 30, 2009
MP Village withholds sidewalk project payment
MAPLE PARKâ€”Maple Park has better, and more, sidewalks since a two-year improvement project costing more than $300,000 was finished recently, village officials said. However, they decided to postpone final payment to the contractor, Strada Construction Company, after...
- Posted July 24, 2009
State budget includes funding for MP projects
MAPLE PARKâ€”On Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law bills that create the $31 billion â€œIllinois Jobs Now!â€ plan. Under the plan, the village of Maple Park will receive $140,000 in funding.
- Posted July 20, 2009