More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money.
As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Yorkville to make it an even better place to live?
A downtown developer is investing in the downtown, hoping to make it a thriving shopping and business destination. A new cinema is expected to open up later this year.
The economy and taxation has been a major topic for residents this past year as voters overwhelmingly supported a call for local governments to curb their budgets by 20 percent. Yorkville residents also opposed a referendum on the city's plan to purchase the REC Center, which is forcing the city to adapt its recreation offerings for the next year.
What do you want to see for Yorkville in 2013? What about over the next five years? Tell us in the comments section below, or write a blog about it using our Local Voices feature.