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Glenview Village Board adopts Cook County minimum wage, sick leave ordinances, effective July 1

February 8, 2019 by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Community, Business

Glenview will align with Cook County’s minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinances beginning July 1.

The Glenview Village Board voted 4-0 in favor of compliance during its Thursday, Feb. 7 meeting. As a result, the village’s minimum wage...

Glenview Park District awarded $700K in state grants

by Staff report News, Local Government, Community

The Glenview Park District scooped more than $700,000 in state grants to support efforts to acquire and develop land for outdoor recreation, according to a release from the Park District. 

At the start of February, Gov. J.B. Pritzker...

Rep. Gong-Gershowitz introduces first bill as state lawmaker

by Jason Addy, Editor News, Local Government

Amid an intense battle in Washington, D.C., over immigration policy, freshman Illinois State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz is introducing legislation in Springfield to make it easier for immigrant families to give their children a legal guardian...

Village Board commits additional $105K to fight Amtrak holding track

by Jason Addy, Editor News, Local Government, Village

By the end of the year, the Village of Glenview will have spent nearly half-a-million dollars in total on efforts to fight Amtrak’s proposed service expansion and holding track.

At its Jan. 15 meeting, the Village Board approved spending up...