Lakewood Literature Distributed by Paul Serwatka Surfaces

You can see the campaign literature of Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka, running for Village President against a write-in candidate, along with three candidates his Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team support below: Outgoing Village President Erin Smith has reportedly sent letters to … Continue reading

Erin Smith Appointing Jason McMahon to Fill Ken Santowski Village Board Spot Without Asking Residents If They Would Like To Serve

In Lakewood Village President Erin Smith’s winter newsletter she announced that she would be recommending that Jason McMahon take retiring Village Trustee Ken Santowski’s spot. Since there is over two years left on Santowski’s term, I figured that she would … Continue reading

Ken Santowski Submits Letter Withdrawing from Lakewood Village President Race

Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski suddenly resigned from his position. Now Santowski has submitted a letter saying that he is not running for Village President. Accompanying the letter was this message from Village Administrator Shannon Andrews: “While we have received … Continue reading

Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team Files Petition

From Lakewood Trustee Paul Serwatka: The Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team is Officially Filed! Well, The Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team has officially filed, as of yesterday morning, to be on the ballot for the April 4th Consolidated Election! I would like to extend … Continue reading

New Lakewood Park–Turnberry Park–Dedicated

Food and drink, plus a brand new view of Turnberry Lake brought Lakewood residents together Sunday afternoon. Spearheaded by Philip Stephan, the lakeside park, located across from Turnberry Country Club, offers a view of the lake not previously available. It … Continue reading

Mayors Endorsing Jack Franks

Just thought you’d like to know the mayors and village presidents who have endorsed Jack Franks as of 7-12-16: City of Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan City of McHenry Mayor Susan Low City of Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager Village of Algonquin … Continue reading

Lakewood Decides to Keep 24-Hour Police Coverage

What happened at the last Lakewood Village from Lakewood Trustee Paul Serwatka:In follow up to yesterday’s village board meeting, Report on Village Board Meeting I wanted to give a quick report on the deliberations over “Agenda Item #7”.  This was … Continue reading

Lakewood President Erin Smith Writes on Turnberry Condo Proposal, Promises Town Hall Meeting

Got a letter from my Lakewood Village President today. For the first time I can remember, she signed it “Mary Erin Smith.” Very formal. Before the signature line I remember was “Erin.” (See 12-30-15 letter below, for example.) The topic … Continue reading