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

Patrick Kenneally’s Fundraiser

Back on January 26th, McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally held a fundraiser at Turnberry Country Club.  I had to hurry off to the League of Women Voters’ County Board Districts 4, 5 and 6 Forum, so missed the … Continue reading

Lakewood TIF Timeline

Rural Woodstock resident Susan Handelsman offer the following summary of Lakewood’s Tax Increment Financing District: Lakewood TIF Timeline: 1.Late 2014-Early 2015; Lakewood announced plans for, and voted into existence, a 600+ acre tif district which would include a Sportsplex on … Continue reading

Turnberry POA Turns Thumbs Down on 240 Condo Plan at Country Club

The Turnberry Property Owners Association Board, meeting at RedTail Golf Club, was packed with people from the over 300 homes in the Lakewood subdivision. They were there to hear Lakewood Village Board President Erin Smith and Trustee Gene Furey tell … Continue reading

More Details on the Turnberry Resort

Alan Kanabay, President of the Turnberry Property Owners Association sent out the following email at 8:13 last night to members on Tuesday after the village issued a press release on the massive enlargement of the Turnberry Country Club. It has some … Continue reading

Turnberry Country Club May Have Found Savior, 240 Condos Planned

A press release from the Village of Lakewood: TURNBERRY RESORT Developer Wants Turnberry Country Club to Be a Premier Destination J.P. Asset Management Co. has initiated discussions with the Village of Lakewood to purchase Turnberry Country Club, an iconic golf … Continue reading