Chance to Ask Big Taxers Why

At last night’s meeting of the Lakewood Village Board, residents were masses in support and opposition of the creation of a Special Service Area tax district that would collect a maximum of 15 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for … Continue reading

Santowski Reports on Lakewood SSA Meeting

In times past Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski sent monthly emails explaining what happened at that month’s meetings. For at least this month, he has decided to continue the practice. (Would that more local officials would take the time to … Continue reading

Clock Running on Imposition of 1.5 Cent Tax Around Turnberry Lakes

The Lakewood Village Board voted 5-1 Tuesday night to allow a small 50-year tax the $55-56,000 annual proceeds of which will be spent to keep the lakes of Turnberry Subdivision clean and clear. This year a Special Service Area (SSA) … Continue reading

Citizens Concerned about Flooding in Crystal Lake & Lakewood

Monday night, it was 40-50 residents of Lakewood’s County Club Additions subdivision meeting informally at the Gate 7 Beach owned by the subdivision’s Property Owners Association. The meeting had been called by April Runge of Wiltshire Lane. Representing Lakewood were … Continue reading

Lakewood Trustee Shares Thoughts on Village Board Meeting – Part 1

Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski writes up his thoughts on village board meetings and shares them with constituents who are interested. His thoughts on the last village board meeting follow: Board update from November 9th, 2010 The meeting this week … Continue reading