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

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

Lakewood Well Pollution Suggests Need to Test Nearby Private Wells

A press release from the Village of Lakewood: Water Well Testing for Private Wells Near Lakewood Working in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the Village of Lakewood is helping to raise awareness of the presence of … Continue reading