Lake County is participating in a new, bipartisan national Data-Driven Justice Initiative, launched June 30 by President Barack Obama. Lake County is among 67 city, county, and state governments across the country that have been selected to join this initiative because of our commitment to innovative solutions that reduce our jail population, better serve our communities, and save taxpayer money. View... read more
I am very happy to announce that after two years of requesting the Financial & Administrative (F&A) Committee record their meetings, this week F&A finally voted in favor of televising these meetings, providing more opportunity for citizen involvement. As you may know, one of my priorities as your County Board representative is to improve government transparency. You should be able to access information, in the most open... read more
On June 13 I am attending a workshop held by The White House and the National Association of Counties to share best practices on identifying and diverting low-level offenders with mental illness and substance abuse issues out of the criminal justice system and into effective, community-based care. Lake... read more
Daily North Shore
Update: Fort Sheridan Restoration
by Julie Kemp Pick • April 17, 2016
FORT SHERIDAN – Fort Sheridan Beach is closed for repairs, but people can still take advantage of the scenic views and some of the walking trails.
Daily North Shore asked Lake County Board Member Sandra Hart to explain Fort Sheridan Preserve restoration project, which is slated for the first stage of... read more