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Willow-Pfingsten proposal heading back to Plan Commission amid developer’s changes

November 3, 2019 by Martin Carlino, Contributing Editor News, Local Government, Village, Business

Locals will have to wait a couple of weeks longer for the latest proceedings on a contentious commercial development proposal at the southwest corner of Willow and Pfingsten roads. 

A plan change proposed by GW Properties, the prospective...

Chief Ensign to retire from Glenview Fire Department; 2 deputy chiefs hired

August 17, 2019 by Submitted Content News, Police-Fire, Local Government, Village

More than four decades after launching his career in the fire service, Glenview Fire Chief Ralph Ensign is ready to hang up his helmet for the last time. 

“After 43 years in the fire service, I have decided it is time...

Glenview Village Board tweaks downtown parking; Panera moves closer to opening drive-thru

June 22, 2019 by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Business

Two new parking ordinances could help force turnover in Downtown Glenview, potentially making the area more attractive to customers.

Following a recommendation for the Village’s Traffic Committee, the Glenview Village Board unanimously...

Glenview Village Board approves 2020 budget with increases for fire, police pensions

by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Police-Fire, Local Government

The Village’s next fiscal budget sets aside more funds for police and fire pensions without increasing the property tax levy, following a unanimous vote by trustees to adopt the proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year.

“Funding this...

Willow-Pfingsten commercial development nearing approval following unanimous support from Glenview Village Board

by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

Barring a major change of heart, the Glenview Village Board seems poised to approve a 63,000-square-foot commercial development at the southwest corner of Willow and Pfingsten roads.

During their Tuesday, Dec. 3...

District 34 board approves $54 million tentative tax levy

by Jason Addy, Editor News, Local Government, School

The Glenview District 34 Board of Education approved its 2019 tentative tax levy set at $54 million at its Monday, Nov. 18 meeting. 

The 2019 tentative levy request is set at $54,033,715, an increase of about 4.75...