All posts tagged "Kathy Curtis"
Maple Park approves street maintenance, upkeep
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve a resolution for maintenance of streets and highways. The resolution was intended to authorize the village to use Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance...
- Posted August 9, 2014
Maple Park Police first in Special Olympics fundraising
by Mary Parrilli MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department in early February was awarded with the Flame of Hope Trophy at its annual Special Olympics Kickoff event. The Police Department received the trophy because it raised more...
- Posted February 28, 2014
Road improvements and police service main Maple Park priorities for 2014
MAPLE PARK—Village President Kathy Curtis recently said that the village in 2014 will continue to build on the momentum it gained last year, with the emphasis on road improvements and police service. High on the list for...
- Posted January 1, 2014
Maple Park does a lot with a little in 2013
by Susan O’Neill MAPLE PARK—Maple Park accomplished a number of things in 2013 despite having a small budget. “We have awesome people,” Village President Kathy Curtis said. Curtis described Maple Park as a “do-it-yourself community,” making good...
- Posted December 28, 2013
MP Village Board approves 2013 tax levy
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve the village’s tax levy for the fiscal year commencing May 1, 2013, and ending April 30, 2014. The total extension of the 2013 levy is...
- Posted December 6, 2013
MP board approves Waste Management contract
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve a contract with Waste Management of Illinois, Inc., for the purpose of waste collection and disposal. The board’s authorization extends the current contract with Waste...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Maple Park Plan Commission seeks 3 new members
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village Board President Kathy Curtis on Tuesday announced that the village’s Plan Commission is currently seeking three new board members. Those who are interested in applying for the three open positions should contact the...
- Posted September 6, 2013
MP proclaims 2 days of recognition
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday proclaimed Aug. 30, 2013, and Sept. 19, 2013, as “Dorothy Pingel Day” and “Drive 4 Pledges Day,” respectively. Pingel, a longtime Maple Park resident, celebrated her 90th birthday on...
- Posted September 6, 2013
MP Board discusses purchase of iPads
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board at its Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday discussed the possibility of purchasing electronic devices to aid with board meetings and to cut the costs of paper copies. The board...
- Posted June 21, 2013
MP Village Board implements burn ordinance
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park VIllage Board members on Tuesday discussed an ordinance to amend the village’s municipal code by adding a chapter on “Open Burning and Recreational Fires,” which ...
- Posted March 24, 2013
MP Police Dept. awarded for Special Olympics fundraising
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Feb. 5 presented the Village Board with the Police Department’s Law Enforcement Torch Run Gold Award.
- Posted February 16, 2013
MP village president looks back on 2012, sets sights on 2013
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis’ thoughts on the village’s 2012 accomplishments are short and to the point.
- Posted January 3, 2013
MP to move foward on 2012 Watermain Project
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village Board members on Oct. 2 reviewed the proposed 2012 Watermain Project with Village Engineer Jeremy Lin.
- Posted October 13, 2012
Maple Park passes Kaneland IGA
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 4-2 to approve a intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District for developmental impact fees.
- Posted September 7, 2012
MP considers potential career exploration program with PD
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Aug. 7 brought in a representative of the Learning for Life's Exploring career exploration program to the Maple Park Village Board meeting to discuss the posibility of setting up...
- Posted August 17, 2012
MP finds new building inspector
MAPLE PARK—After terminating its contract with its previous building inspector, the village of Maple Park held a second round of interviews at the village’s Committee of the Whole meeting on July 17.
- Posted July 27, 2012
MP decides against TIF district IGA
MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday decided against entering an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District regarding TIF dollars.
- Posted June 21, 2012
What about Kaneland?
Maple Park debates how TIF District should impact Kaneland Maple Park—At a special meeting held last Thursday, the Maple Park Village Board met to discuss the potential intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District, which would impact how...
- Posted May 10, 2012
MP updating tree ordinance
MAPLE PARK—After having trees plagued by Emerald Ash Borers, the Village of Maple Park has started work on changing the ordinance, eliminating any tree affected by the beetle.
- Posted March 23, 2012
Maple Park passes Tax Increment Financing district
MAPLE PARK—After months of planning, public hearings and deliberation, the Maple Park Village Board voted to enact a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district, but not before discussing its size.
- Posted January 6, 2012
Maple Park looks back
Maple Park—During 2011, the village of Maple Park was able to complete a few improvement projects and hold events, while at the same time being faced with the challenge of dealing with their limited finances.
- Posted December 23, 2011
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
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
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday discussed the possibility of energy aggregation for the village.
- Posted November 18, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
Village explores ways to raise funds
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Committee of the Whole on Tuesday discussed the possibility of changing the Motor Vehicle License ordinance, as well as researching the possibility of implementing a gas tax.
- Posted July 22, 2011
Letter: Donation helps protect local residents
The family of Frank Berkes has generously donated a heart defibrillator to the village of Maple Park. This new piece of equipment will be located in the hallway of the Maple Park Civic Center by the gymnasium...
- Posted July 21, 2011
Maple Park board passes debt service for water system
Maple Park—At a special meeting on Tuesday night, held before the Maple Park Board meeting, board members passed an ordinance concerning debt services for the village's water system.
- Posted June 27, 2011