Posts about "funding" in Park Ridge

1 year ago on 04/19/2017 at 10:04 AM
1 year ago on 04/10/2017 at 8:14 AM

We need a teen center and we need one ASAP within Park Ridge. I've been wavering about posting this but after this weekend it needs to be addressed. We need a teen center. The 6th grade to 10th grade kids need somewhere to go in this town that is just theirs rat...

1 year ago on 04/03/2017 at 2:58 PM

Knowing that PARCC is no longer tied to funding and D64 already participates in the much better and more accurate MAP testing, will you be opting out of PARCC close to Park Ridge? Why does D64 still purchase and participate in such an flawed and expensive standardized test. That money could be used elsewhere and that time out of the classroom testing is wasting instruction time...

1 year ago on 03/23/2017 at 5:53 PM

Got a Friends of Fuksa robo- call about an hour ago in Park Ridge. Makes me wonder what kind of campaign funding this guy was able to attain? Who will be profiting off of his mayoralship should he win that they would dump all this money into his campaign for commerci...

1 year ago on 03/15/2017 at 4:06 PM

3. 45% This is the compounding annual growth rate of the tax levy for the city of Park Ridge over the past 5 years! 3. 45% FOLKS! Not 70%. 3. 45% This is the ONLY number that a resident in Park Ridge should care about. The tax levy has gone from $17, 000, 000 to $20, 000, 000 in 5 years. See picture. The "tax rate"...

1 year ago on 01/30/2017 at 12:31 PM

Illinois is rewriting special education laws nearby Park Ridge. If they pass each district will only get state funding for ONE special education teacher per 141 students. Please write or call your representatives. This affects all Illinois school districts and wil...

1 year ago on 10/30/2016 at 10:03 AM

The city officials that were involved in the 1 in Park Ridge. 2m spend on flood studies that did nOTHING with the information except increase the dissatisfaction of the Park Ridge taxpayers should as a minimum be paying for this holiday light funding project out...

1 year ago on 09/01/2016 at 4:49 PM
2 years ago on 06/08/2016 at 4:41 PM

Do you want to feel safer biking and walking in Park Ridge? Bikeability and Walkability will be on the agenda for the Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting at City Hall this coming Monday, June 13th, at 7 PM at Park Ridge City Hall. Iu2019ve been told that the ...

2 years ago on 02/16/2016 at 4:24 PM

Crisis intervention training paid for with a grant is already having a positive outcome in crisis situations in Park Ridge. Another example of our dedicated Park Ridge Police force: "Park Ridge Police Chief Frank Kaminski led the effort to obtain funding for crisis intervention training in light of what he believed to be a...

2 years ago on 01/28/2016 at 10:47 AM
2 years ago on 12/20/2015 at 12:57 AM

So I have been posting about selling scarves as a fundraiser for MCYAF but never explained why I'm doing it in Park Ridge. MCYAF stands for Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundation and we are dedicated to the prevention of adolescent drug and alcohol abuse and the promotion of positive mental health for all teens in Ma...

2 years ago on 12/17/2015 at 1:51 PM
2 years ago on 09/01/2015 at 1:38 PM

As the article states, persistence paid off when getting federal funding for this project in Park Ridge. Who do we know in Park Ridge who is persistent that we could put on our flooding problems? Amazing that MP only had to foot $100, 000 of the $36 million! "Federal, state and municipal officials came t...

2 years ago on 08/22/2015 at 1:21 PM

FYI: Monday, August 31st at 7 pm at City Hall, Burke Engineering will present a Stormwater Utility fee for Park Ridge taxpayers to fund city flood projects. At this time, no plan has been provided that identifies the city flood projects to be funded. Also, it seems that in order to receive any funding from state and federal funding Park Ridge needs to pre...