All posts by David Maas

  • Maple Park puts question for energy aggregation on March Ballot

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday passed an ordinance to include a vote on energy aggregation on the ballot in the upcoming election.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Concerns continue with MP TIF District

    Public bodies air concerns during final public hearing MAPLE PARK—At the final public hearing regarding the proposed Maple Park TIF District, the Board of Trustees heard more comments and concerns from the residents, as well as representatives from...

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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  • Do-over?

    Winter weather may damage recent road repairs KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Nov. 17 discussed the possibility of having to redo some road repairs they made during the last few months, depending on the events of this winter.

    • Posted November 25, 2011
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  • Energy aggregation

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday discussed the possibility of energy aggregation for the village.

    • Posted November 18, 2011
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  • Maple Park Board amends liquor ordinance

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday passed an ordinance amending the village’s previous liquor control ordinance.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • Proposed MP TIF District passes Joint Review vote

    MAPLE PARK—A Joint Review Board met on Oct. 28 and voted in favor of the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District proposed by the village of Maple Park.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • MP Board continues TIF discussion

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Oct. 20 discussed the proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District map with the village’s TIF lawyer, Herb Klein.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Kaneville to commemorate KHS baseball state champs

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Oct. 20 passed a resolution to purchase signs commemorating the Kaneland High School’s Boy’s Baseball State Championship.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Maple Park explores expanding Sunday liquor hours

    MAPLE PARK—At Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, the Maple Park Board of Trustees addressed an appeal from local tavern owners who’d like a change in the hours they are allowed to serve alcohol on Sundays.

    • Posted October 21, 2011
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  • Village moves forward in TIF process

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday passed an ordinance to establish the official date for the TIF District public hearing.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Maple Park Board hears concerns about proposed TIF

    MAPLE PARK—At a second Maple Park Public Hearing to discuss the village’s proposed implementation of a TIF District held last Thursday, the Maple Park Village Board updated the residents on the current status of the project and...

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Village Clerk announces pending departure

    KANEVILLE—After years of service to the Village of Kaneville, Village Clerk Sandy Weiss will be stepping down from her position next year.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Fireworks once again light up FunFest

    For 12 years, S&N Displays has been giving the people of Maple Park an explosive fireworks show as part of the Fun Fest, and they are looking to do it again.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Maple Park Fire Department brings firefighter experience to Fun Fest

    In the past, the Maple Park Fire Department has hosted a Touch-a-Truck event at the Maple Park Fun Fest.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Board happy with speed signs

    Kaneville—Members of the Kaneville Village Board announced that the speed signs they have been working on getting installed over the past few months have been installed and are working great.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Playing to the home crowd

    After being unable to play at last year's Kaneville Fest, the local band Back Country Roads (BCR) is ready rock the community with some country music.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Maple Park introduces TIF District to public

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Village Board held a special meeting on Tuesday to introduce the public to their proposed implementation of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Board saves money by reducing repairs

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Village Board on Thursday discussed available possibilities for road work and repair of several major roads in the village.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Emerald Ash Borer infects Maple Park trees

    Maple Park—After the discovery that some of Maple Park’s ash trees were infected by Emerald Ash Borers, Maple Park Public Works Manager Mike Miller met with Illinois Department of Agriculture's Scott Schirmer to discuss the situation.

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • Church changes name, keeps children’s day camp

    Elburn—For a second year, the Family Life Church, formerly Faith Assembly Church, will hold its Keslinger Road Day Camp, geared for children aged 5-13.

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • MP police raise funds for Special Olympics

    Maple Park—While being the Maple Park Police Chief is a full time job, Mike Acosta still finds time to help raise thousands of dollars for the Special Olympics.

    • Posted June 13, 2011
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  • Board says goodbye, hello

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Village Board said farewell to two trustees on Tuesday, and after a long process, appointed two new trustees to fill the vacancies.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Filling the roster

    Village works to fill remaining vacancies on Village Board, Planning Commission MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park is one step closer to filling the two open seats on its Village Board, but still has one open seat needing...

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Maple Park seeks full Village Board

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park is continuing its search for candidates to fill two seats on the Board of Trustees, which will be open after two current trustees finish their current terms.

    • Posted April 1, 2011
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  • MP passes snowmobile ordinance

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday adopted an ordinance that will allow limited use of qualified snowmobiles within village limits.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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