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Lake County Board may ask Rauner to alter chief assessor bill

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on July 9, 2018 at 6:30 AM

Russell Lissa

The Lake County Board may ask Gov. Bruce Rauner to alter legislation designed to make the county's chief assessment officer an elected post rather than appointed.

A bill that would let voters decide how Lake County's assessment officer is hired has cleared the legislature and is awaiting Rauner's signature. If Rauner signs, a binding question would appear on Nov. 6 ballots in Lake County.

The post would be up for election starting in 2020 if voters approve the ...

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Prizewinning business journalist: Speed, change essential in company growth

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on June 1, 2018 at 5:40 PM

Written By Kim Mikus

Speed matters, as does a willingness to embrace new tactics and change in the workplace in order to grow as a company, award-winning national journalist Robert Safian told more than 500 business leaders Friday.

Safian has interviewed the most innovative CEOs in the country and shared what he has learned from stories he has written about them for Fast Company, Fortune, Time and other magazines. He was the keynote speaker at the annual Big Event breakfast at Mar...

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Coffee with your County Board Member Second Quarter

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on May 13, 2018 at 9:25 PM

Lake County Board Member Vance D. Wyatt hosts his second quarter coffee with your County Board Member of 2018. It’s an informal gathering for residents to share opinions and learn more about some county services that are available to them.

Lake County Commissioner Vance D. Wyatt on Community Fourm

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on April 23, 2018 at 9:00 PM

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Organization sponsors movie field trip for underprivileged kids

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on April 4, 2018 at 3:55 PM

Organization sponsors movie field trip for underprivileged kids

By Gregory Harutunian For Chronicle Media — April 4, 2018

It started as an idea through the Lake County chapter of Black Lives Matter for school students, ranging in ages from 12-17 years old, giving them the chance for a free dinner and seeing a movie.

 

Their March 7 event gathered up 75 kids without the means of enjoying an afternoon out, and took them to the Gurnee Marcus Cinema for a ...

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Letter to the Editor - Law could help end puppy mills

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 27, 2018 at 11:05 AM

3/27/2018 10:03 AM

Go Humane Lake County is an organization that promotes rescue and adoption of pets, and advocates for changes in local and state laws to end the pet overpopulation crisis.

We respectfully urge Lake County government to follow the lead of Will and DuPage County and request our state legislators to add Lake County to Senate Bill 2280.

This bill states that all pet stores must source their dogs, cats and bunnies from rescue organizations or animal shelters (a...

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Lake County Commissioner Vance D. Wyatt on GMAP1 Network

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 15, 2018 at 9:05 PM

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Lake County Board election: Four candidates compete for Audrey Nixon's former seat

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 7, 2018 at 5:20 PM

Emily K. Coleman

March 7th, 2018, 5:18pm

A four-way race for District 14 on the Lake County Board is pitting the appointed incumbent against a former board member, a North Chicago alderwoman and a local business owner.

The crowded Democratic primary in Waukegan and North Chicago's District 14 follows the death of Audrey Nixon, the longest-serving member on the Lake County Board who, in 1982, became the first African-American woman to serve in that role.

Her seat was fi...

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Facebook Live Q&A with Lake County Commissioner Wyatt Mar 2018

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on March 6, 2018 at 8:35 PM

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Shantals Shining Stars Lake County Board Member Vance Wyatt

Posted by Vance D. Wyatt on February 24, 2018 at 8:05 PM

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