In the News
Lake County Adopts Yard Waste Burning Restrictions
July 14, 2011
New rules are in place for residents of unincorporated Lake County who burn landscape waste near Stevenson High School, after the adoption of a pilot program that restricts such activity during the school day.
“Given the location of the homes that are burning … there is literally smoke entering the building while students are required to be there,” board member Aaron Lawlor said. “I think what we have come up with is a good compromise that we can study and collect information on.”
County to fight water-rate increase for Forest Lake residents
June 9, 2011
County board member Aaron Lawlor, whose district includes the Forest Lake homes, called the proposed increase a “stab in the eye” for residents there.
“(It’s) bad business and bad policy,” Lawlor, a Vernon Hills Republican, said.
Will Ft. Sheridan golf course plan advance?
June 2, 2011
Commission member Aaron Lawlor asked why the details of the request for proposal were being debated if it might not be accepted.
“There are some on the board who won’t vote for this RFP,” he said. “If we don’t want to accept the answer, then why are we asking the question?”
Lake County Board Could Shrink This Year
April 11, 2011
The Lake County Board should shrink from 23 to 21 members, a key committee recommended Monday.
The unanimous recommendation came during a discussion about reconfiguring the county’s representative districts, which is required this year following the recent release of the 2010 U.S. Census figures.
Vernon Hills Republican Aaron Lawlor, the vice chairman of the committee, recommended eliminating two county board districts Monday.
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