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Launching the Lake County Climate Action Pledge

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on September 17, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

At a time when the federal government has abdicated its role in climate leadership, public officials and residents across the country are stepping forward to take local action against the climate crisis.

 

Leading the way in Lake County, Illinois, is Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor. He recently launched an initiative in partnership with the Sierra Club to encourage local community leaders and public officials to deliver local, bipartisan action on the climate cr...

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From the community: Foss Park District Commissioners Train at Statewide Seminar

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on June 8, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

SPRINGFIELD, IL - - Kenneth Robinson and Vance D. Wyatt, commissioners of the Foss Park District, recently attended the Illinois Association of Park Districts' (IAPD) 2017 Boot Camp in Schaumburg.

 

IAPD offers the seminar to elected officials and professionals in the field of parks, recreation and conservation throughout the state. Topics included understanding board member roles, making a difference through legislative advocacy, fundamentals and best practices of park...

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North Chicago man nominated for Lake County Board vacancy

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on June 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A North Chicago resident who serves on local park and library district boards is set to fill a vacancy on the Lake County Board.

 

Vance Wyatt has been nominated by county board Chairman Aaron Lawlor to represent the 14th District. The seat opened in April when veteran county Commissioner Audrey Nixon died.

 

 

Wyatt, a 27-year-old Democrat, is president of the Foss Park District board in North Chicago. He also sits on the North C...

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Foss Park District president picked to succeed Audrey Nixon on Lake County Board

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on June 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Vance Wyatt, the Foss Park District board president and board member for the North Chicago Public Library board, has been selected to fill out the term of the late Audrey Nixon on the Lake County Board, according to the board chairman.

"In his interview, I witnessed first-hand Vance's commitment to District 14 when he shared the story of how he was one of only two in his graduating class who came back after college," Chairman Aaron Lawlor said in a statement announcing Wyatt's selection...

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Quarter 4 2016 Newsletter

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on February 19, 2017 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

It has been a few months since my last update on the issues facing the Foss Park District. We have some big projects coming down the line and I wanted to give you an update on a few of them. Projects still being worked on that are not in this newsletter are the Tennis Court resurfacing, 14th Street Administration building and The Beach front. Furthermore, I would like to inform you that we have two citizens that will be running for the two seats that are open in the April Election; Anthony...

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Commissioner Wyatt joins with fellow YEO Network members against Hate

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt | Lake County Board Member - District 14 on October 2, 2016 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The Letter reads as follows:


The 2016 electoral season has featured dangerous levels of xenophobic, anti-Muslim, and

racist rhetoric, as well as a devastating rise in hate crimes. This rhetoric and violence is not only

a threat to our communities, but it also strikes directly against the most cherished and basic

rights guaranteed by our nation’s Constitution: liberty, due process, freedom of religion, and

equality under law. We write this open ...

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