Serwatka Critical of Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

Letter to Local Mayors Describes Leftist Agenda Lakewood President Paul Serwatka sent following letter to Dave Bennett, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus after receiving an email with the subject “Gun Dealer Licensing Legislation.” The following local government leaders were … Continue reading

Jack Franks Wanted to Have Cal Skinner Arrested

We’re back to McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks’ paranoia. He thinks he is important enough that someone would want to kill him. [Cue canned laughter.] He pretends that he was scared for his life (and his family’s) when a … Continue reading

Illinois News Network Sheds Light on More Taxpayer Funded Conferences

From Illinois News Network www.ilnews.org: School Conference Costs McHenry County Taxpayers Big Money Six of McHenry County’s largest school districts sent more than 75 administrators, staff and school board members to a single conference in Chicago in November at a … Continue reading

Serwatka Keeps Promise, Disolves TIF District, Property Tax Refunds Go Out to Lakewood Residents in Former TIF District

Lakewood President Paul Serwatka sent an email out announcing a property tax refund for those who were impacted with the now dissolved TIF district.  You can read about it below: Friends and Neighbors, On June 13 2017, as promised, the … Continue reading

Serwatka Makes Good on Property Tax Cut for Lakewood

Village of Lakewood President Paul Serwatka issued a press release this evening touting his 10 percent tax cut.  The village board unanimously adopted a 10 percent reduction in taxes.  Five percent was a tax cut and five percent was abated … Continue reading

Serwatka Proposes 10% Property Tax Cut in Lakewood

A press release from Lakewood Village President Paul Serwatka: Lakewood Proposes 10% Cut in Property Tax Levy Village Board to Vote This Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00pm. This Tuesday, December 12th 2017, at Turnberry Country Club Meeting Room, staff and … Continue reading

Serwatka Seeks Citizen Input on Lakewood Village Board Attendance

First it was the question of whether Lakewood should merge with Crystal Lake. Now it’s a survey about Lakewood Village Board meeting attendance. There were two emails. The first is below: Lakewood Trustees Say NO to Accountability I am seeking … Continue reading