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Treasurer Wyatt Earns Certified Government Investment Professional Designation

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on November 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM

City of North Chicago, City Treasurer receives the Government Investment Officers Association’s (GIOA) Certified Government Investment Professional (CGIP)

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (November 14th, 2022) — City Treasurer, Vance D. Wyatt received the Certified Government Investment Professional (CGIP) designation from Government Investment Officers Association (GIOA).


GIOA Mission Statement is Government Investment Officers are guardians of taxpayers’ m...

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North Chicago residents voice support for return to elected school board, but disagree about timing

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on September 9, 2022 at 10:30 AM

An elected board rather than the current appointed panel may return to North Chicago School District 187 after a decade, with some community members seeking a vote on the issue in the 2023 municipal election while others prefer waiting until 2025.


After explaining the process for returning the schools to community oversight in April, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) held a series of meetings over the past month in an effort to get more community input, particula...

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Sen. Johnson to host property tax rebate informational event

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on August 25, 2022 at 7:50 PM

WAUKEGAN – To discuss the property tax rebate program included in Illinois’ Family Relief Plan, State Senator Adriane Johnson is partnering with Rep. Rita Mayfield, North Chicago Treasurer Vance Wyatt and North Chicago Alderman Carl Evans to host an event for homeowners to receive information on the payment.


“Building upon the responsible spending decisions and balanced b...

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Once again, North Chicago won't have a beach celebration for the 4th of July

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on June 29, 2022 at 7:55 PM



NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (CBS) -- A stretch of beach in suburban North Chicago was supposed to be packed with families for the holiday weekend, for the first time in a 100 years.


But now it's not.


CBS 2's Sabrina Franza is digging into what's going on.


The people of North Chicago have been without a beach for nearly a century. It's been closed because the current was too dangerous.


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Treasurer Wyatt becomes first Lake County municipal treasurer to receive APT US&C recognition

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on August 5, 2021 at 11:20 PM

Press Release - North Chicago City Treasurer becomes first Lake County municipal treasurer to receive APT US&C recognition

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National Our Revolution Organize to Win Meeting

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 1, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham and North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham claim victory in mayoral primaries

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 23, 2021 at 7:55 PM



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In his bid for reelection, Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham claimed victory Tuesday night in the Democratic primary over challenger Miguel Rivera.


With all votes counted except provisional and late arriving vote-by-mail ballots, Cunningham had 65.23% of 2,157 votes cast while Rivera collected 34.77%, according to unofficial results posted on the Lake County Clerk’s website. Turnout was 4.8%.


Since he was...

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Officials say weather, voter fatigue could hurt turnout for Tuesday�??s primaries in Waukegan and North Chicago

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 22, 2021 at 8:00 PM



Democratic voters in Waukegan and North Chicago will choose their candidates for mayor of each city, along with nominees for other offices, in Tuesday’s primary election in Lake County.


Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at 54 locations in Waukegan and North Chicago, with drastically less turnout expected than the 69.37% for the Nov. 3 presidential election, when 80% of the votes were cast before Election Day.


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Hamptons Homeowners Association Endorsement

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM

City of North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham is up for re-election and is challenged in the upcoming February 23rd Municipal Primary by a former Foss Park District Commissioner. Both candidates are in the same party and seeking to appear on the ballot for the April 6th, 2021 Consolidated Election.

Vance Wyatt is running for City Treasurer. He is currently serving his second term on the Foss Park District Board of Commissioners. Mr. Wyatt has favored lowering property taxes and ha...

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