The Lake Bluff Park District’s 20-Year Capital Plan Task Force has spent more than one year completing a review of current and projected future Park District capital needs. We have considered how these needs dovetail with existing operations, the existing PD debt service schedule, the utilization of assets and services by members of the community and those outside the community, as well as a host of other factors.
Lake Forest’s new mayor, Donald Schoenheider, writes about the city’s public/private partnership to renovate Forest Park.
Rick Lesser quotes Mark Twain in the Reader Forum: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
Update: On Dec. 3rd, the Lake Forest City Council voted unanimously to instruct the Plan Commission to modify the zoning code to make medical marijuana dispensaries subject to approval of a Special Use Permit before opening.
Michael Beacham of Lake Forest writes in the Reader Forum that he intends to form a new political party called the Accountability Party, and he invites others to join him in taking local politics into the 21st century.
Catherine Driscoll writes in the Reader Forum: The question we must ask ourselves is: How much more should current Lake Bluff taxpayers be willing to give so that Stonebridge can be built?
Regardless of how you may feel about the outcome of the 2012 elections, it is hard to find any American who loved being inundated by all those campaign ads on television. Do they even make a difference?
Janice Schnobrich of Lake Bluff writes in the Reader Forum: “The majority of the Shields Township Board deserves praise for approving substantial reductions in salaries for elected officials and following through on their campaign promises of four years ago.”
Rick Lesser of Lake Bluff writes in the Reader Forum that the Stonebridge development is back on the village’s front burner.
The District 65 board’s recent vote to reduce the school tax levy should be good news for tax payers, according to a group called Concerned Lake Bluff Taxpayers