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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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