Join the Lake County Municipal League for its 2013 Annual Banquet at The Forge of Vernon Hills on Thursday, November 14. Elected officials, spouses, staff and associate members are invited to attend.
- The Forge of Vernon Hills
634 S. Milwaukee
- Thursday, November 14
- 6:00 pm cash bar
7:00 pm dinner
- $50 per person
Choice of three entrees: Prime Rib au Jus, Scottish Salmon Broiled with Fresh Dill Sauce, Vegetarian-Cheese-filled Ravioli with Light Tomator Cream Sauce. Please choose one when making your reservation.
Reservations must be made and paid for by November 11. Click here for a registration form.
Is your municipality ready for Medical Marijuana and Concealed Carry? Do your elected officials know what they can or cannot do with regard to these pieces of legislation? What about an assault weapon ban? Attend the Lake County Municipal League July 18 meeting. Encourage your planning staff and your police chief to attend this meeting.
Thursday, July 18
Gurnee Convention Center, Holiday Inn
6161 W. Grand Ave.
6:30 pm hot buffet, 7:00 pm program
$25 LCML members, $30 non-members
Featured speakers include special guest Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim and Michael Zimmerman and William Raysa from Tressler LLP (LCML’s newest Associate Member). Both specialize in municipal law. They will help you understand how to navigate the legal maze concerning planning, zoning and siting in the case of medical marijuana and how to plan for concealed carry. Don’t miss this important meeting.
Reservations must be made by July 12. Click here
for a credit card reservation form. No-shows will be billed without a 24-hour cancellation. To reserve call Chris Gentes at (847) 270-3126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lake County Municipal League’s Newly-Elected Officials Workshop has been scheduled for Saturday, June 1, from 8:30-11:30 am. It will be held at the Mundelein Police Department, 221 N. Lake St. (enter building from Seymour Ave.)
The workshop will provide newly-elected officials with valuable information as they begin their new terms. It is also open to those currently elected who want a refresher.
Cost is $25 for LCML members; $30 for non-LCML members. Please RSVP to Chris Gentes at (847) 270-3126 or email@example.com by May 30.
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||Mayor and Manager Discuss Board/Staff Relations
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Social Hosting and Drug Free Communities
LCML Benefits and Legislative Session Recap
Please join Lake County Municipal League for the Newly-Elected Officials Workshop for an informative introduction to your new role as an elected official.
Join LCML on May 16 for a discussion on developing a tree management plan and caring for trees. Also included will be a discussion on grant opportunities for communities. Speakers include Todd Degner, Davey Resource Group; Scott Schirmer, Illinois Department Agriculture; and Arborists Emily Kramer and Jon Walters, ComEd.
The meeting will be held at Trax, 833 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield. Hot buffet at 6:30 pm, program to begin at 7:00 pm.
LCML members cost is $25, non-members $30. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or use your credit card. No-shows will be billed without a 24-hour cancellation.
How to Develop a Tree Management Plan and Care for the Urban Forest. Speakers will include Todd Degner, Davey Resource Group; and Emily Kramer and Josh Walters arborists in vegetation management for Com Ed.
The meeting will be held at Trax, 833 Deerfield Rd, Deerfield. Buffet at 6:30 pm, program at 7:00 pm. Cost is $25 for LCML members.
Please call Chris Gentes (847) 270-3126 or email@example.com to reserve. No-shows will be billed without 24-hour cancellation.
SWALCO has launched a new education campaign, “Recycle First. Trash Last.” to encourage residents to recycle items from all rooms in their house. It places the priority on recycling first, defining what’s left as trash, encouraging residents to view recyclable materials as valuable resources, and making the act of reclaiming them a proactive daily habit. Walter Willis, director of SWALCO will discuss the County’s 60 percent recycling plan, implementation success so far and the RecycleFirstTrashLast PR campaign.
- Thursday, March 21
- Heather Ridge Clubhouse
5900 HeatherRidge Dr., Gurnee
- 6:30 pm: Hot Buffet
7:00 pm: Program
- Cost: $25 for LCML members
To reserve: Call LCML at (847) 270-3126, email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for a credit card form. Reservations must be made by March 18. No-shows will be billed if a cancellation is not made.
The 2013 LCML/BACOG Legislative Breakfast was well attended by legislators and municipal officials. Special thanks to Susan Link and AT&T for hosting the event. Among the legislators present were U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, Congressman Brad Schneider (D-10), State Senators Terry Link and Melinda Bush, and State Representatives Scott Drury, Keith Farnham, Elaine Nekritz, Carol Sente, Barbara Wheeler and Sam Yingling.
Go to the Photo Gallery to see photos.
Join Lake County Municipal League and Barrington Area Council of Governments for the 2013 Legislative Breakfast on Saturday, February 2, hosted by AT&T. Registration begins at 8:45; breakfast at 9:00 am with program to follow. Cost is $10 per person.
This year we have many new legislators representing Lake County. The breakfast offers the perfect opportunity to meet the new members of the General Assembly.
Please RSVP to email@example.com by January 28. Click here for reservations.
The first Membership Meeting of the new year will featured Michael Stevens, President of Lake County Partners. He will be discussing the results of their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy gathered during their Municipal Partners Focus Groups.
The meeting will be held at The Forge of Vernon Hills, 634 S. Milwaukee. It will begin at 6:30 with a hot buffet, program at 7:00 pm. To reserve, please email Chris Gentes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 270-3126 by January 10. Reservations and payment for this event can be made by credit card. To pay by credit card, please click here.
Legislative Breakfast, February 2
The LCML/BACOG Legislative Breakfast will be held on Saturday, February 2, at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way. It will be hosted by AT&T. As there are several new legislators representing Lake County this session, it is important for municipal officials and staff to attend. Registration begins at 8:45 am and breakfast will be served at 9:00 am. Reserve your place by contacting Chris Gentes at email@example.com.
The LCML Annual Banquet was held Thursday, November 15, at Hawthorn Woods Country Club and was an enjoyable evening. Board members, mayors, trustees and associate members had the opportunity to socialize, while enjoying a delicious dinner. Photos of the dinner are on the Photo Gallery page.
The 2012 Cutting Edge award went to the Village of Mundelein for their Green Deconstruction of an Industrial Property. Thanks to the other communities that entered and to judges Tim Hartnett, H.R. Green and Marcia McCutchan, RHMG.
The next LCML Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 17, at 6:30 pm in the Lake County Partners headquarters, 100 Tri-State International Dr, Suite 122, Lincolnshire. Michael Stevens will be the featured speaker and he will be discussing LCP’s Municipal Partner Focus Groups. Also the LCML Strategic Plan will be discussed. Watch for more details in the LCMLetter.